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Businesses Encouraged To Enter Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:56:46 +1300 | Queenstown Trails Trust

The Queenstown Trails Trust is encouraging Queenstown businesses to support the New Zealand Transport Agency’s Aotearoa Bike Challenge in February which aims to get more people on bikes. More >>

Dragonfly Food Within The Comforts Of Home

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:49:46 +1300 | Dragonfly

The team at Dragonfly have been working hard behind the scenes, compiling over 40 of their top recipes from both the kitchen and behind the bar. At over 180 pages long, their new recipe book will give readers easy to follow instructions on how ...More >>

Cardmaking and album making classes in Lower Hutt

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:47:02 +1300 | Gift Hutt

Emma Lou Beechy, the Creative Director from Heartfelt Creations is coming to do cardmaking and album making classes in Lower, Hutt.  These are the only classes that she will be holding in New Zealand and the places are filling up fast.More >>

Blaze near Whitianga illustrates high fire risk

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:28:11 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Fire crews at the Comers Road bush fire south of Whitianga are damping down the many remaining hot spots but have the fire well contained. More >>

Annual "Laugh-in-the-Park" for everyone! (free event)

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:48:34 +1300 | St Albans Laughter Club

Bring your friends and family and try Laughter Yoga, for all ages and physical capabilities!! (BYO picnic for afterwards.) More >>

The Big Easy Cycle Event gets even bigger in 2017!

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:03:46 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Media Release Date 18 January 2017                            The Big Easy Cycle Event gets even bigger in 2017! More >>

What will the wasp plague be like this year?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:32:51 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

New research from Victoria University of Wellington has revealed the population of the common wasp is amplified by spring weather, with warmer and drier springs often meaning more wasps and wasp stings in summer.More >>

NZ Cycle Classic field the best in event’s 30 year history

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:18:42 +1300 | Cycle Classic

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 17 January 2017 Sandoval rates 2017 NZ Cycle Classic field the best in the event’s 30 year history More >>

Water conservation urged for Matatoki

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:58:39 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Residents of Matatoki are asked to conserve water as much as possible because Matatoki Stream - the source of water for the village - is running very low. The reservoir is not refilling and we can't take any more water from the stream than we already ...More >>

Pioneer First Event At Christchurch Adventure Park

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:16:27 +1300 | The Pioneer

The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race is by its very name an event that breaks boundaries and takes riders into stunning parts of the Southern Alps that they might otherwise never ride through. It seems fitting then that the 2017 Pioneer will help officially ...More >>

Bike Fest promises a fun day out for motorcyclists

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:57:23 +1300 | Shiny Side Up Bike Fest

·      Shiny Side Up returns to Southward Car Museum for its second year on Sunday 29 January. More >>

Wellington set to lose its only Menzshed

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:38:18 +1300 | City Menzshed Wellington

After five years of caring for the older men in our city, the City Menzshed faces extinction. It has to move from its earthquake prone building in Frederick Street and has nowhere to go. More >>

Latest ratings shed light on commitment to safety

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:31:19 +1300 | Automobile Association

Toyota has reenergised its Avensis with a number of safety upgrades earning it a 5 star ANCAP safety rating. More >>

Cawthron Institute welcomes proposal to ban microbeads

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:18:13 +1300 | Cawthron Institute

The Cawthron Institute has welcomed today’s announcement by the Minister for the Environment to ban the sale of personal care products containing plastic microbeads. More >>

Springburn School joins War on Weeds

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:06:44 +1300 | Weedbusters

Armed with saws, secateurs and Subway sandwiches, Springburn School students were a formidable force at Staveley Camp for a pre-Xmas weeding bee. More >>

UC research influences Government’s microbead ban

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:57:27 +1300 | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury research has influenced a Government proposal to ban personal care products containing plastic microbeads, announced today. More >>

34 water bans as Hawke’s Bay dries out

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:51:20 +1300 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

As the region continues to dry out, the Regional Council is currently managing 34 water bans on irrigation takes across the region. More >>

Inequality has Kiwi families living in garages

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:32:16 +1300 | Salvation Army

Inequality is damaging New Zealand society, leaving families without access to affordable safe housing and with an inability to provide basic food and utilities, The Salvation Army says.More >>

McCaw wedding coverage touted with hefty copyright warning

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:25:30 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Woman's Day publisher Bauer Media spent as much space warning rival publishers from overstepping copyright bounds as it did hustling free publicity for its exclusive coverage of former All Black captain Richie McCaw's wedding with ...More >>

Richie & Gemma’s Wonderful Wanaka Wedding

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:08:59 +1300 | Woman's Day

WOMAN'S DAY TAKES YOU INSIDE MR & MRS MCCAW'S BIG DAY THE OFFICIAL WEDDING ALBUM ON SALE FROM MONDAY, JANUARY 16 More >>

 

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