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Weather set to cause problems for drivers in South

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:47:16 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Southern Police are reminding motorists that with the winter season now upon us, extra care needs to be taken on our roads. District Road Policing Manager Inspector Tania Baron says, so far, much of the country has had a mild winter, but the Southern ...More >>

Waikato Police Pay Parade: Bravery Awards to Local Heroes

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:11:58 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The Waikato Police District Pay Parade and Awards Ceremony is taking place tomorrow morning (29 July) in Hamilton Gardens. More >>

Musicians to give a voice to autism at national conference

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:59:27 +1200 | Autism NZ

A young musician who has written a song which he hopes will change the way people think about an ASD (autism spectrum disorder) is to launch his debut single We Are One at the Autism New Zealand national conference next month with Mike Chunn, of ...More >>

International keynotes headline national Autism conference

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:58:15 +1200 | Autism NZ

Two world-renown autism researchers from the University of California are headlining Autism New Zealand’s strongest ever national conference at Wellington’s Shed 6 on August 19-20. More >>

SkyPath, older people’s housing and the Unitary Plan

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:46:48 +1200 | Auckland Council

SkyPath, older people’s housing and the Unitary Plan go in front of Governing Body today More >>

Property Institute says Unitary Plan recs go too far

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:32:17 +1200 | New Zealand Property Institute

Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, says that a range of very positive recommendations in the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel final report have been completely overshadowed by a number of bizarre and divisive ...More >>

Introducing Box Blocks - A new way to write on walls…

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:03:06 +1200 | BoxBlocks

Kiwi’s love our homes and we love interior design. We love to watch it on TV, read about it in magazines and newspapers and buy it from the proliferation of Art and Interior Craft Markets spreading across the country. But we also love to be in touch ...More >>

2017 Queenstown Winter Festival Dates Announced

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:14:41 +1200 | Queenstown Winter Festival

Queenstown, New Zealand (27 July, 2016) – The dates for Queenstown’s new four-day Queenstown Winter Festival have been confirmed for 22 to 25 June 2017. More >>

Kiwi company 1Above re-signs with golf champ Lydia Ko

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:29:30 +1200 | 1Above

1Above has today re-signed its sponsorship deal with the world’s No. 1 ranked women’s pro golfer – Lydia Ko. More >>

Participants wanted for virtual supermarket food shopping

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:53:04 +1200 | University of Auckland

Participants wanted for virtual supermarket food shopping University of Auckland Media Release 26 July 2016 More >>

Future boat ramp plans and improvements

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:22:54 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

A plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years has been given the go-ahead as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. More >>

New Zealand is a nation of Facebook fanatics

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:23:10 +1200 | Colmar Brunton

Forget Pokemon Go, almost two thirds of Kiwis admit Facebook is addictive and our Facebook fanatics are very clear about who they will and will not friend, including those they’ve only ever met online. New research from Colmar Brunton has probed ...More >>

Spirit of New Zealand voyages lead to resilience

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:53:53 +1200 | University of Otago

New University of Otago research shows that teenagers who go on a Spirit of New Zealand sea voyage display significant long-term increases in psychological resilience driven by their feeling of being accepted by members of their group.More >>

Sharpley & Anstis chasing championship runner up spot

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:21:42 +1200 | Rallylife Motorsport

Whakatane Rally Driver Jono Shapley and Auckland based co driver Kieran Anstis are fired up and ready to Challenge for second place in the Cat 5 New Zealand Rally Championship at the Final Round Rally Coromandel on the 20th of August.More >>

Singing out for justice wins national prize for student

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:11:49 +1200 | Caritas Aotearoa

Standing out from a record number of entries, Hato Pāora College student, Nikau Te Huki’s song Now or Never has won the senior category in the annual SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition.More >>

Pets at work day

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:09:24 +1200 | Purina New Zealand

If the winter months are getting you down and Murray from accounts is really getting on your nerves, then pull out the diary, because it’s time to put a big paw print on August 4th. That’s right, a paw print! More >>

Funding available for improving public access to outdoors

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:40:25 +1200 | Walking Access Commission

Groups undertaking projects to enhance access to the outdoors should consider applying for funding through the New Zealand Walking Access Commission’s Enhanced Access Fund.More >>

Photos: Pikachu Goes Bungy Jumping

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:00:02 +1200 | AJ Hackett

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ had a very special new Bungy lover today – Pikachu from PokemonGO. More >>

Massey tests team weight loss for Māori and Pasifika

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:44:19 +1200 | Massey University

A new team weight loss competition for Māori and Pacific people is to be trialled by Massey University’s School of Public Health. The study, led by Associate Professor Marewa Glover, will involve three competitions, in Northland, Manawatū and a Pasifika ...More >>

Home Grown tobacco claims about protecting profits

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:20:01 +1200 | Hapai Te Hauora

It is common practice for the Tobacco Industry to play on fears about illicit trade as they have done recently here in New Zealand with home grown tobacco. More >>


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