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Beautiful sleep in more ways than one

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:24:18 +1300 | Sealy NZ

The bids are rolling in for Sealy’s one-off designer on TradeMe. But if you’re interested in a stylish and fashionable bed that delivers a great sleep you’d better be quick - the auctions close between 6:30 & 9:30pm on Tuesday (28 October).More >>

First NZ festival to win Greener Festival award

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:40:09 +1300 | Splore Festival

Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014. More >>

The cost of obesity - Professor Boyd Swinburn

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:30:48 +1300 | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Boyd Swinburn Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health University of Auckland More >>

SKYCITY’s Federal Street Festival to celebrate streetscape

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:01:22 +1300 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY is poised to celebrate the new-look Federal Street with a free public festival kicking off at 4:30pm on Friday, November 7 featuring live entertainment, bars and complimentary tasters cooked by some of Auckland’s best restaurants.More >>

Check the rules before you go fishing

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:17:21 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding all recreational fishers to check the rules before they head out for a fish this Labour Weekend. You can face serious penalties if you break fisheries laws and MPI fishery officers are regularly ...More >>

Christmas in the Hutt details announced

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:53:11 +1300 | Hutt City Council

With the festive season fast approaching, Hutt City Council is delighted to announce the date for the highly anticipated 2014 Les Mills Christmas in the Hutt. More >>

First Safer Boating Week gets the message across

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:50:14 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

Real-life survival stories during New Zealand’s first ever Safer Boating Week highlight the genuine value of safety messages, Maritime NZ Director Keith Manch says. More >>

Welcome to the long weekend

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:30:46 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Labour weekend is the traditional Coromandel welcome to the best time of the year for the best holiday destination in New Zealand and it kicks off with style! More >>

First Opportunity in NZ to Hear Leading World Food Expert

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:28:40 +1300 | Goode PR

A leading global expert specialising in disease prevention, Dr David Katz, will speak at a New Zealand Nutrition Foundation symposium in Auckland on October 30. Dr Katz is being brought to New Zealand for the first time by the, to debunk the myths about ...More >>

Locals encouraged to welcome Peace Run torch relay

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:18:34 +1300 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council is encouraging local people to be part of a global torch relay next week to help promote world peace. More >>

Te Atatu Man Returns from Hunting Pirates

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:17:47 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

Te Atatu man and Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Sergeant (SGT) Jack Xiong has returned home from hunting pirates in the Middle East. SGT Xiong has spent the last three months as a crew member of an RNZAF P-3K2 Orion aircraft, which has been part ...More >>

Camelot on Ulster is the perfect place for Families to stay

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:14:49 +1300 | Camelot on Ulster

Camelot on Ulster in Hamilton is the ideal accommodation for families staying in the Waikato this Christmas holiday season. “At Camelot on Ulster we have a range of accommodation with spacious, large and quiet rooms which makes it ideal for families ...More >>

NZ's premier ski areas looking forward to 2015 season

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:01:11 +1300 | NZSki

Spring may be in full swing, but New Zealand’s premier ski areas are already looking forward to next season with the release of Early Bird season pass sale for 2015. More >>

Exciting Sunday session at MTG Hawke’s Bay

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:55:16 +1300 | MTG Hawke's Bay

Film buffs have an opportunity to see the rarely screened 1974 feature film To Love a Maori on Sunday 2 November at MTG Century Theatre. More >>

Junior chef acknowledged for cuisine and charity

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:28:20 +1300 | Attitude Trust

Nicholas Brockelbank is mixing up inspiration in his Cambridge kitchen, despite being only 12-years-old. Following a recipe for success, this junior foodie is creating delicious food and publishing cookbooks, while giving back to his community.More >>

Time to have your say on the sale of legal highs

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:18:05 +1300 | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on where psychoactive substances, commonly known as legal highs, can be sold in the city. The council’s Local Approved Product Policy consultation, which will decide where the products can be sold, opens ...More >>

Knowledge at your fingertips

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:58:16 +1300 | Blind Foundation

As part of this year’s Blind Week appeal, a group of AUT students and the Blind Foundation are encouraging the public to engage with braille through a supersized braille message at central Auckland locations. More >>

Centenary of Dublin Street Bridge celebrations

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:53:53 +1300 | Wanganui District Council

Wanganui District Council and the Combined Rotary Clubs of Wanganui are gearing up for a public celebration of the centenary of the Dublin Street Bridge. More >>

Local garden supports breast cancer trust with open day

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:33:26 +1300 | Thackwood Garden

North Nelson’s Thackwood Garden, nestled in a fourth generation, 300 acre Farm, in Wakapuaka opens to the public on Sunday 23rd November as a fundraiser for the Nelson Regional Breast Cancer Trust.More >>

Oily Rag: Spring clean attention

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:13:57 +1300 | Oily Rag

It's spring and soon to be summer so if you haven’t already done the annual spring clean, there is no time to lose. More >>

 

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