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Use it or lose it!

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:30:06 +1300 | Arthritis New Zealand

There are 278,800 New Zealanders aged over 65 who have been diagnosed with arthritis. And given one of the most beneficial things they can do is to remain active, Arthritis New Zealand Chief Executive Sandra Kirby reminds us of the importance of exercise, ...More >>

Kirwan in Wellington for Author Talk

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:56:28 +1300 | Penguin Books

Blues rugby coach, and spokesperson for mental health awareness, Sir John Kirwan will be in Wellington for one night this October to talk about his new book, Stand By Me: Helping your teen through tough times. Wellington based clinical psychologists, ...More >>

Countdown to Mental Health Awareness Week

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:02:49 +1300 | Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) is next week, and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is encouraging New Zealanders to Keep Learning – be curious, embrace new experiences, and see opportunities.More >>

Dunedin Venues Management Ltd results show increased profit

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:55 +1300 | Dunedin Venues Management Ltd

• Revenue increased to $9.1 million (up from $8.23 million) • Operating profit increased by 10.3% to $2.7million In the year end results to June 30 2014, Dunedin Venues Management Ltd, operator of Forsyth Barr Stadium and the Dunedin Centre, produced ...More >>

First Pink Star Walk for Wellington

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:08:59 +1300 | New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation will hold its Pink Star Walk in Wellington for the first time this Saturday October 4, with a performance from local star, Silver Scroll finalist Louis Baker, rounding out the night.More >>

Experience the best of Mardi Gras at SKYCITY this October

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:55:34 +1300 | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland will come alive with the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras from 1 October to 2 November, inspired by the very best elements from the legendary street carnivals of Rio, Sydney and New Orleans.More >>

Sign Between the Flags

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:15:13 +1300 | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

The iconic Surf Life Saving flags will be flying high for the first time at Mission Bay on Saturday the 11th of October, as dozens of lifeguards call for beachgoers to Sign Between the Flags . More >>

Dwelling consents growth slowing

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:12:46 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since August 2007, but the rate of growth is slowing, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Waikato women accessing top class services

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:12:22 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

Two thirds of all Waikato women are registering with a lead maternity carer within the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy, a just-published Waikato District Health Board Maternity Annual Report shows.More >>

So gay or Intolerable Tolerance

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:29:11 +1300 | Alexander Lowe

According to the latest issue of NZ skateboarding magazine Manual, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova announced skateboarding as the official professional sport for this year’s observance of World Tolerance Day 16 November 2014. The article “Skate, ...More >>

Trophies on the cards for capital anglers!

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:57:07 +1300 | Fish and Game New Zealand

The looming ‘mouse plague’ across parts of New Zealand could see some sizeable trout about in the Wellington Fish & Game region this season, which starts Wednesday, October 1.More >>

Trophy win and medal success for McDonald Series

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:55:40 +1300 | Church Road

Church Road is celebrating a trophy win after their Church Road McDonald Series Hawke’s Bay Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was awarded the Champion New Zealand Bordeaux Red Wine Trophy at the New Zealand International Wine Show 2014.More >>

Netball Central Zone Launches Innovative New Fun Days

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:53:59 +1300 | Netball Central

Netball Central Zone will be holding the first of a new series of Netball Fun Days on 1st October at Arena Manawatu in Palmerston North. The Fun Day is designed to give young players a taste of Netball New Zealand’s new Junior Netball Programme ...More >>

Celebrities stand up for cancer rehab in 4th Paddle for Hope

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:51:42 +1300 | Paddle for Hope

Well-known Kiwi faces and personalities are getting behind this year’s Starboard Paddle for Hope festival in an effort to raise funds for Pinc and Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Trust.More >>

Treble Cone Closing Day 2014

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:47:30 +1300 | Treble Cone

The South Island’s largest ski area Treble Cone (Wanaka NZ) has enjoyed fantastic weather and strong visitation to record its busiest ever Closing Day today. More >>

Dunne and Key Sign Agreement

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:35:03 +1300 | Elizabeth Beattie

United Future Leader Peter Dunne and Prime Minister John Key today signed an agreement outlining the nature of The National Party and United Future’s political relationship. The agreement also specified that Dunne will remain Minister of Internal Affairs, ...More >>

Rhythm of the heart

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:22:40 +1300 | Dr Bobby John

A little fluttering in the chest or pounding of the heart is all too familiar and a common phenomenon that we often ignore; rightly so, when it is before a public speech or while we run to catch a bus or train that is leaving the platform. These ...More >>

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:07:48 +1300 | Elizabeth Beattie

The Act Party and The National Party sign agreement By Elizabeth Beattie 29 September 2014More >>

Inside Out – Akaroa House & Garden Tour 2014

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:33:29 +1300 | Akaroa District Promotions

Media Release Inside Out – Akaroa House & Garden Tour 2014 a look into Akaroa’s finest backyards, front yards and homes. More >>

Auckland Deaf Society launches bequest programme

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:50:42 +1300 | Auckland Deaf Society

According to the Department of Internal Affairs’ Charities Services there are 27,422 registered charities in New Zealand which generate a combined income of $15.7 million a year[2].More >>

 

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