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Total figures for campaign against alcohol fuelled violence

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:37:54 +1200 | ANZPAA

The final total figures for the eighth police led Operation Unite: a Blitz on Drunken Violence was announced today by Jon White, CEO of the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA).More >>

Study Confirms Sexual Assaults Caused By Darkness and Trees

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:38:43 +1200 | Anne Russell

In the wake of reports of sexual assaults near the path from Boyd Wilson Field to The Terrace in Wellington, researchers at Victoria University of Wellington have released a study which found that sexual violence in public places is primarily caused ...More >>

Time for the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:12:53 +1200 | Rialto Cinemas

Rialto Cinemas and Design Onscreen are pleased to announce that the annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is back for its third consecutive year. More >>

Werewolf Edition #47 : ANZAC Day Redux

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:09:50 +1200 | Werewolf

Hi and welcome to the 47th edition of Werewolf, published on the eve of Anzac Day. Its become a cliché to describe Gallipolli as the crucible of this country’s identity, yet hold on...Isn’t our national identity supposed to be bi-cultural...and wouldn’t ...More >>

Winter F.A.W.C! 2014 tickets on sale

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:55:00 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Winter F.A.W.C! dates have been announced for June 2014 with tickets going on sale to the general public tomorrow , Wednesday 23rd at 12 noon. More >>

Charity Fundraiser a big success

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:52:49 +1200 | Mainstreet Wanganui

Mainstreet Wanganui kicked off Easter with a bang when Wanganui’s CBD retailers celebrated by staying open late on Thursday 17 April and combined ‘late night shopping’ with a charity fundraiser that saw Victoria Avenue buzzing. The inaugural ‘Mr Whanganui ...More >>

Fire season changes

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:50:15 +1200 | Auckland Council

Auckland Rural Fire today announced the fire season will officially change from restricted to open, meaning fire permits are no longer required for fires lit on private land within the rural fire area.More >>

Clive Pool to reopen this Sunday

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:04 +1200 | Hastings District Council

The Clive War Memorial Swimming Pool will reopen this Sunday, following a $2.1m upgrade. The official reopening ceremony will be held on Sunday 27th April at 9.45am and will include a blessing of the building.More >>

Motorists urged to slow down, buckle up and stay safe

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:24:16 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Motorists are being reminded to stick to the basics following a tragic Easter weekend on the nation's roads. Four people died in crashes this Easter weekend, the highest number of road deaths for the period in three years.More >>

ANTIZAC: A Joyful Prescription for the Unhappiness Epidemic

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:29:11 +1200 | Pat Armitstead

The world’s first Joyologist, Pat Armitstead is an Entrepreneur, Humanitarian and a Humourist and has spent 43 years of her life in service to the wellbeing of others. It is to her credit, and testimony to her love of humanity that she has done this ...More >>

ALCP welcomes Campbell Live poll result

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:35:07 +1200 | Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party welcomes last night's Campbell Live poll, saying it is an overdue reality check for public opinion on personal cannabis use. More >>

Inaugural Game Animal Council appointed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:16:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith and Associate Minister Peter Dunne today announced the appointment of 11 members to the inaugural Game Animal Council. More >>

Auckland Museum’s lasting legacy - thanks to Lottery Grants

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:50:47 +1200 | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum will take its WWI centenary commemorations ‘to the people’ after receiving significant funding from the Lottery Grants Board. More >>

Creamy tasting dairy-free chocolate arrives

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:31:31 +1200 | British High Commission

Dairy-free chocolate from UK company Moo Free is now available in New Zealand. With dairy being one of the most common food allergies in New Zealand, the introduction of a great tasting dairy free chocolate will be exciting news for many households.More >>

Call for public enquiry into the future of farming

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:02:44 +1200 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game NZ is calling for a public enquiry “to examine the future of agriculture in New Zealand”. More >>

Drive safely over Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:56:52 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse is urging road users to slow down and take care this Easter. More >>

Wheels at Washington as skate park opens

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:10:02 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Bikers, skaters and scooter riders can test out their wheels with today’s opening of the third and final phase of Washington Way Reserve Skate Park. The $3.5 million development of the park includes three skate bowls, half-pipes, ramps, steps and ...More >>

Legal high ban worthy of wider pick-up

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:05:18 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Auckland Council’s ban on using legal highs in a public place is an excellent idea that should be replicated around New Zealand, says Labour’s Associate Health Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway.More >>

Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Easter

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:44 +1200 | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety while they’re on the roads over the long Easter and holidays. “Have a great Easter and holidays, enjoy time with family and friends and remember everyone has to be ...More >>

Frugal fashion week

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:42:23 +1200 | Oily Rag

New Zealand Fashion Week 2014 is not until August but we thought we would pass on some oily rag tips on how to look fashionable without high cost. In fact we would not be at all surprised to see a “Frugal Fashions” category slinking down the ...More >>


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