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Hot compost cause of mystery vapour, police say

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:33:20 +1200 | RNZ

The sulpur smell at a Carterton school where 10 pupils fell ill on Friday was from compost at a neighbouring property, police say. More >>

Pita Pit NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs teams announced

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:47:36 +1200 | Netball NZ

Netball New Zealand is proud to announce the following teams will take part in the 2018 Pita Pit NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs. More >>

Cover up tattoos urges World Rugby

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:42:16 +1200 | RNZ

Players and supporters at the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year have been warned they should cover tattoos in public to avoid causing offence. More >>

New rules for temporary housing of companion animals

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:18:19 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

New animal welfare requirements for the management of companion animals in temporary housing facilities will come into effect from 1 October. More >>

Tourism, industry ‘marry up’ to promote Hawke’s Bay Wedding

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:07:00 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

The flourishing reputation of Hawke’s Bay as a destination wedding region for domestic and international visitors is behind recent enhancements to the way in which Hawke’s Bay Tourism supports the industry.More >>

Get ready for NZ Top 10 Champs 2018

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:13:39 +1200 | Dead End Roller Derby

The best of New Zealand Roller Derby will battle it out for the national title in a weekend full of derby action on the 13th and 14th October! More >>

Women taking the lead in NZ Rugby

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:39:50 +1200 | RNZ

Women participation is the only significant growth area in New Zealand Rugby. There was a 14.6 percent increase in women playing numbers with a further 3500 players lacing up their boots this year taking the total number of registered players to ...More >>

Albany walking and cycling bridge to be installed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:13:41 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The newest walking and cycling bridge on the North Shore will be lifted into place over the Northern Motorway at Spencer Road in Albany next week. More >>

ASH Year Ten Smoking Survey Data Release - Vaping

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:48:07 +1200 | Action On Smoking And Health

Results from the ASH year 10 smoking survey show that in 2017 fewer than 2% of Year 10 students use e-cigarettes daily. More >>

NZDA urges NZ not to be left behind on sugary drinks

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:47:38 +1200 | New Zealand Dental Association

Media release Dental Association urges New Zealand not to be left behind on sugary drinks More >>

Spring knack Saturday 15 September 9.30am-1.30pm

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:57:51 +1200 | Berhampore School

Berhampore School's spring knack craft market is our annual retro and vintage market, combining beautiful, original handmade craft with vintage treasures. There will be china, clothing, fabric, records and CDs alongside jewellery, felting, clothing, ...More >>

Help FESTA to put on a spectacular celebration

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 11:49:50 +1200 | FESTA

Help FESTA to put on a spectacular celebration of architecture, community and food for Christchurch! More >>

Trick and treat your taste buds...

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:05:39 +1200 | The Chocolate and Coffee Show

Get ready for the ultimate cheat day as The Chocolate & Coffee Show celebrates its fifth birthday. More >>

Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:44:23 +1200 | Massey University

Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. More >>

Peters: release of Messara report on racing industry [30/8]

Thu, 6 Sep 2018 16:19:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

As you are all well aware, the government commissioned Mr John Messara to provide an independent assessment of the New Zealand racing industry. More >>

Deadly poison plan worries cat owners

Thu, 6 Sep 2018 11:01:23 +1200 | RNZ

Cat owners fear their pets will die if a plan goes ahead to alert fewer homeowners when a deadly poison is laid to kill feral cats. More >>

2018 Hospitality Report shows Kiwis eating out more often

Wed, 5 Sep 2018 13:14:56 +1200 | Hospitality New Zealand

2018 Hospitality Report shows Kiwis are eating out more often, for a wider range of occasions. More >>

Taking the Long View

Tue, 4 Sep 2018 15:23:56 +1200 | Gord Stewart

Now there’s a sign that gets your attention. I came on it early my first day driving in the English countryside. We had picked up a hire car in Plymouth and were heading for Ringmore, a small village on the South Devon coast. More >>

Tackling misconceptions around contactless technology

Tue, 4 Sep 2018 11:38:16 +1200 | Mastercard

Research shows approximately half (48%) of New Zealanders believe they will live in a cashless society in the next ten years, and almost the same amount of Kiwis (46%) think retailers need to be doing more to embrace new payment innovations. More >>

Nip workplace bullying in the bud

Tue, 4 Sep 2018 11:09:00 +1200 | Storicom

New Zealand’s largest health and safety professional association is calling for workplace bullying to move up the agenda of employers to create a culture of kindness. More >>


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