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Cats ‘n Dogs – An Illustrated History at Toitū

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:30:48 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 30 January 2014) – Toitū Otago Settlers Museum is calling for your favourite cat and dog images to be part of a new exhibition. More >>

Dirty water in beach outfalls prompts warning

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:29:36 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is warning people not to swim or play in beach outfalls, stormwater drains or ponds following the region’s long period of hot, dry weather. More >>

Canopy Free Conversations

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:28:12 +1300 | Porirua City Council

Mayor Nick Leggett is calling on his community to come to a free barbecue in the new canopy-free city centre this Monday. More >>

Powerhouse Speakers to Spark Browns Bay festival

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:04:56 +1300 | Sustainable Evolution

If you are interested in your health, happiness, longevity and enlightenment, and the health of our planet, then you should not miss an upcoming festival called " A Sustainable Evolution - Of and For The Earth" More >>

New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:01:30 +1300 | Waikato District Council

URBAN CYCLEWAY FUND - New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride will take shape this year thanks to funding boost More >>

Communities can help disrupt drug activity

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:15:50 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Communities, particularly in rural areas, are being asked to be extra vigilant as the illegal cannabis growing season is now well underway. More >>

Hastings City Growers Market to extend opening hours

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:44:15 +1300 | Hastings City Business Association

Hastings District Council have today approved an extension to the road closure of Heretaunga Street East allowing the Hastings City Growers Market to extend its opening hours to midday every Saturday morning. The new operational hours will be a slightly ...More >>

New Government Funding for Dunedin Cycleways

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:43:37 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin, 30 January 2015 – Work on Dunedin’s cycleways is set to get a boost with the Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announcing the DCC is to receive an additional $570,000 to fund cycle projects.More >>

Watch out for kids as schools start back

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:18:17 +1300 | Automobile Association

The AA is reminding all drivers to be extra careful as schools start for 2015. Many primary schools will be starting on Monday, so the roads will be busy in the mornings and afternoons with schoolkids and parents.More >>

Water users to be surveyed

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:29:20 +1300 | Environment Southland

Where do you swim, boat and collect seafood? That’s the question being asked this summer. More >>

Mazda revs up for Leadfoot

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:28:23 +1300 | Mazda NZ

Mazda New Zealand is putting pedal to the metal in support of the Leadfoot Festival in Coromandel over Waitangi Weekend. Leadfoot was founded by Kiwi rally and hill climb legend Rod Millen and takes place on the spectacular 1.6km long driveway that ...More >>

Applications open for Community Recycling Initiatives

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:49:13 +1300 | Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Applications open for Keep New Zealand Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation Community Recycling Initiatives More >>

Classic Cars' Quarter Century Helping Kiwi Kids

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:21:53 +1300 | Variety - The Children's Charity

New Plymouth will ring to the sound of sirens and the sight of classic and quirky cars on March 6 at the launch of the 25th Trillian Variety Bash, a rally raising funds for Kiwi kids via Variety – the Children’s Charity which will circle the ...More >>

Repco backs iconic Race to the Sky event

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:20:10 +1300 | Highlands Motorsport Park

The return of New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky hill-climb managed by the team from Highlands Motorsport Park has gained the support of leading automotive aftermarket supplier Repco New Zealand.More >>

What Kiwis’ Favourite Ice Cream Flavours Say About Them

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:55:37 +1300 | OOB Organic

MATAKANA, NZ – A recent report from OOB, the Matakana-based organic ice cream makers, has revealed:More >>

Customisable Gourmet Burgers And Table Service

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:40:46 +1300 | McDonald's

Kicking off a bold plan to transform the McDonald’s experience for New Zealanders over the next five years, the McDonald’s Balmoral restaurant this week opens as a purpose-built Customer Learning Lab. The restaurant will provide a glimpse into ...More >>

Romance, checking the check-out, and woolly socks

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:16:11 +1300 | Oily Rag

When romance is in the air, P.B. from Auckland has this tip to keep wedding costs down. "When my husband and I were married 13 years ago, (2nd time round), when we sent out the invitations we put on the bottom BYO gents, ladies a plate (starter, ...More >>

Beppu to help Rotorua build steam cuisine centre

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:39:31 +1300 | The Mud

Rotorua plans to tap the experience of Japanese sister city Beppu to help the city to harness steam from its hot springs to cook food in a steam cuisine centre, according to .More >>

Bevan James Eyles author of the Fitness Attitude

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:21:41 +1300 | ElderNet

Bevan has been a world-leading fitness professional and high-level athlete since 1999, and has won the New Zealand Fitness Instructor of the Year title three times. Bevan has travelled the world presenting at fitness conferences, produces fitness ...More >>

Security increased at Mana Road Bridge

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:31:23 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Concern for swimmers and boaties in the Mana Road Bridge area of the Porirua Harbour has prompted the Wellington Regional Harbour Master to further increase monitoring and security in the area.More >>


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