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NZMA calls for an immediate ban on boxing

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:37:09 +1300 | New Zealand Medical Association

The New Zealand Medical Association strongly supports the World Medical Association’s position on boxing , and in particular the statement that boxing is qualitatively different from other sports because of the injuries it causes, and that it should ...More >>

Private pipes blamed for human waste onto Auckland beaches

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:48:10 +1300 | RNZ

Illegal or poorly maintained private sewage and stormwater pipes are being blamed for the large amount of human waste polluting Auckland beaches. More >>

SIFA pans second draft of financial advice code

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:18:31 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) - A group representing independent financial advisers says the latest attempt at a code of conduct for the sector is “both lacking in content and platitudinous.”More >>

Snag in the road for sausage sizzles

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:41:38 +1300 | RNZ

It's the natural order any Kiwi has grown up with, served by community groups looking to raise money outside the local store. More >>

The Marlin Hotel goes Smokefree

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:02:41 +1300 | Northland DHB

The only smoking you will find at the Marlin Hotel in Whangaroa is smoked marlin on the menu. The Marlin Hotel has gone totally smokefree and believed to be the first ‘local pub’ in Northland to do so.More >>

Police Banned From Marching in Uniform at Auckland Pride

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:20:25 +1300 | RNZ

The Auckland Pride Parade which takes centre stage on Ponsonby Road is one of the most visible celebrations of inclusiveness in the country. More >>

Winners of E Tū Whānau poster competition announced

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:57:43 +1300 | E Tu Whanau

E Tū Whānau is delighted to announce the winners of the E Tū Whānau poster competition. More >>

White Ribbon Campaign - Stand Up to End Violence

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:24:13 +1300 | White Ribbon

While we all know that most men are not violent, all it takes for bad things to happen is for good people to do nothing. More >>

Traffic control for opening of new Mansfield Garden

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:19:36 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Gardens will be under traffic control on Monday, 12 November when the Gardens’ latest addition to its Fantasy Collection opens. Additionally, traffic control will be in place the following weekend (17 and 18 November).More >>

Edwardian inspired Mansfield Garden to open

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 17:18:28 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

The Mansfield Garden will be the newest Fantasy Collection garden to open at Hamilton Gardens from 4pm on Monday, 12 November 2018. More >>

Child equity programme proposed for Rotorua

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 15:45:38 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

A proposed Rotorua child equity programme has potential to make a big difference by ensuring those living in deprivation can access local services, facilities and activities, says Mayor Steve Chadwick.More >>

Is ‘tech-sex’ changing Kiwis’ view of intimacy?

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:29:47 +1300 | NZ Psychological Society

Why are Kiwis increasingly turning to ‘tech-sex’ such as online, mobile or sugar dating, online sex work or “camming” in the search for love, sex, money or intimacy? And is it harmful to individuals or our society? Or is it just a new way of viewing ...More >>

Queenstown the #1 holiday hotspot for Kiwis this Christmas

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:25:27 +1300 | Holiday Houses

Thousands of Kiwis will be heading south this Christmas with Queenstown the most popular destination to enjoy some summer sun, according to accommodation website Holiday Houses ( ). More >>

New health group set up

Thu, 8 Nov 2018 09:12:30 +1300 | Health Coalition Aotearoa

New health group set up to tackle much-needed health prevention measures - launches today at parliament More >>

RNZ Live Blog: 2018 Melbourne Cup

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 17:04:17 +1300 | RNZ

The 2018 Melbourne Cup is here, join us for all the latest action from Flemington Raceway. Follow live updates with Matt Chatterton . More >>

Children's Commissioner: Ban smoking with children in cars

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 16:04:04 +1300 | RNZ

Smoking with children in cars: 'Ban it. Stop it. Move on it' - Children's Commissioner More >>

Law change may be needed to get e-scooters into cycle lanes

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 13:55:35 +1300 | RNZ

A bylaw might need to be changed to allow electric scooters to travel in cycle lanes, Auckland's mayor says. More >>

NZ jockeys and horses ensure Kiwi interest in Melbourne Cup

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 13:39:37 +1300 | RNZ

More than $2 million in bets had been made in New Zealand on today's Melbourne Cup race by midday - up $500,000 on the same time last year. More >>

Are Kiwis good neighbours?

Tue, 6 Nov 2018 09:58:11 +1300 | Be Media

Even as our online communities grow, Kiwis are keeping in touch with their real-life neighbourhoods, a new survey shows. More >>

Driving anxiety experienced by many older adults

Mon, 5 Nov 2018 09:15:17 +1300 | University of Otago

Driving anxiety is experienced by many older adults in New Zealand, especially among women and those aged over 70, recent collaborative research shows More >>


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