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Kiwi health age wake up call

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:52:35 +1200 | Sovereign

A unique snapshot of how Kiwis are faring on the health front, including potential bonus or penalty ‘health age’ years, based on the lifestyle choices we make, has shown the degree to which everyday behaviour can impact our wellbeing outlook.More >>

'Flashmob' Parliament to show commitment to Smokefree 2025

Thu, 26 May 2016 13:57:03 +1200 | Smokefree Coalition

To celebrate YouthWeek 2016 students from Aotea College, Wellington East Girls College, Rongotai College and Waikato Tairawhiti Kohanga Reo gathered at Parliament today, demonstrating their commitment to being smokefree. Government’s commitment to making ...More >>

Silver Ferns International Season tickets on sale tomorrow

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:22:09 +1200 | Silver Ferns

International Netball will return to New Zealand in August and September when the Silver Ferns host the first leg of the Netball Quad Series and the New World Netball Series for the Taini Jamison Trophy. Tickets for the Netball Quad Series and New ...More >>

Skydive Abel Tasman earns 2016 certificate of excellence

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:36:50 +1200 | Abel Tasman Skydive

Skydive Abel Tasman, kiwi-owned and operating safely for 25 years, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor ® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler ...More >>

Milk price prediction means prolonged doubt for farmers

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:43:00 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Farmers are resigned to another tight season after Fonterra confirmed its milk price at $4.25 for the coming season. More >>

Stay cosy in the cold snap

Mon, 23 May 2016 09:56:47 +1200 | EECA

Is your home feeling cold and uncomfortable in the first cold snap of the winter? Christian Hoerning from EECA ENERGYWISE says there are simple DIY fixes to make your home warmer, easier to heat and more comfortable – it’s worth thinking about ...More >>

Gold rush for Kiwi breweries at Australian Beer Awards

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:16:19 +1200 | Brewers Guild of NZ

It was Kiwi gold rush for at the 2016 Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne last night, with 13 New Zealand breweries winning gold medals. More >>

Neighbourly Giving Members Freshchoice And Supervalue

Tue, 17 May 2016 15:05:31 +1200 | Neighbourly.co.nz

New Zealand’s free and private neighbourhood website Neighbourly.co.nz is proud to welcome a new partner on board - thanks to the support of community supermarket brands FreshChoice and SuperValue. More >>

5+ A Day announces Julia & Libby as new brand ambassadors

Tue, 17 May 2016 11:38:55 +1200 | Five plus a day

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is pleased to announce a new brand ambassador partnership with health and wellbeing bloggers, Julia & Libby. More >>

Young New Zealanders dedicate 40 hours to refugee children

Thu, 12 May 2016 09:44:01 +1200 | World Vision New Zealand

Imagine cramming your entire life into a tiny backpack, packing nothing more than a few essential items that you need to survive. Then carrying that backpack through war zones, across countries, sometimes continents, in search of a safer land, leaving ...More >>

Huge new toys for toddlers in the city

Thu, 12 May 2016 09:41:16 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Little ones will be centre of attention this Friday (May 13) as they gather in Albert Square to have a first play with the city’s latest attraction; massive blue foam blocks.More >>

Bidvest deliveries to stop as workers take action

Wed, 11 May 2016 10:53:49 +1200 | First Union

Bidvest deliveries to stop as workers take action Drivers and store workers at the South African-owned food distribution company Bidvest are taking strike action as the company refuses to negotiate a wage increase for workers in the Hawkes Bay. Approximately ...More >>

Potential location zone for new cycle/pedestrian bridge

Wed, 11 May 2016 10:40:03 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

A potential ‘zone’ for the location of the new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the Manawatu River has been identified. More >>

55 New Zealanders need our help!

Wed, 11 May 2016 10:37:13 +1200 | YHA NZ

New Zealand – YHA New Zealand supports the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Challenge 55 to help protect the world’s rarest and smallest dolphin. Māui dolphins are only found in New Zealand and with 55 left off the shores of the North Island, ...More >>

Pacific Dance Fest 2016

Wed, 11 May 2016 10:18:30 +1200 | Pacific Dance

It's been talked about for years. But, Pacific Dance NZ has made a step to setup the inaugural Contemporary Pacific Dance Festival. We're starting small with an Auckland base but that's not to say we haven't got a great little programme on offer.More >>

Carrello del Gelato's sorbetto goes on sale in Singapore

Wed, 11 May 2016 09:59:16 +1200 | Carrello de Gelato

Sorbetto from Wellington-based Carrello del Gelato will feature at this year’s Taste New Zealand -Cold Storage Food Fair in Singapore. More >>

Duncan Venison Unveils The “Bistro Fillet"

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:55:26 +1200 | Duncan Venison

Duncan Venison, one of New Zealand’s original venison producers, has developed a brand new item, which it has named the “Bistro Fillet.” The restaurant quality cut will be available to the public from 1 July, through a recently developed online ...More >>

NZ Café Culture Shifting According To The Coffee Club

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:51:17 +1200 | The Coffee Club

New Zealand cafés are no longer just for morning brunches and a coffee fix according to The Coffee Club NZ. Kiwi consumers are looking for increased flexibility as they demand more meal options, a wider range of flavours and the ability to customise ...More >>

Mother's Day run and walk for heart health a success

Mon, 9 May 2016 12:25:46 +1200 | Jennian Homes

The Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk took place in the Wellington CBD yesterday, with 543 people taking part in support of women’s heart health.More >>

There’s some “foxy” business happening in Shotover Canyon

Mon, 9 May 2016 12:00:22 +1200 | Shotover Canyon Swing

There’s a world first happening in Queenstown’s Shotover Canyon and it’s guaranteed to start a new ‘fox’ revolution. More >>

 

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