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Kiwis Choose Blankets over Heating Bills

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:13:45 +1200 | Canstar

Auckland, 29 April 2016 – New Zealanders would rather battle the cold with a blanket or add extra clothing layers than increase their heating bill according to the results of the latest Canstar Blue survey.More >>

Minister welcomes ban on offensive slogans

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:13:22 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister of Tourism Paula Bennett today welcomed a decision by the Office of the Chief Censor to ban three slogans on Wicked Campers’ vans. More >>

Jack's Point ramp temporarily closed to the public

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:05:17 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Jack's Point ramp, located at Patukirikiri Reserve in Coromandel Town has been closed temporarily due to safety concerns around boat launching at the facility. More >>

Better Home & Living Show

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:37:14 +1200 | Jade Promotions

Wellingtonians are invited to warm their homes, fire their imaginations and make the most of the red hot show-only specials at the Wellington Better Home & Living Show. The three day event has all the expert help and clever ideas needed to achieve ...More >>

Rugby Training Session of a Lifetime up for Grabs

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:35:58 +1200 | Placemakers

An extra special skills session awaits five lucky school or club rugby teams around the country as Investec Super Rugby official community partner PlaceMakers launches their annual ‘Super Footy Skills’ competition.More >>

Meat the Neighbours

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:11:37 +1200 | Moa Brewing

A true testament to fire, food (meat) and beer, Miss Moonshines and Moa Brewing Co. bring you their inaugural Meat the Neighbours evening. More >>

Percy’s wings clipped on

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:25:55 +1200 | Westland Petrel Festival

Percy the petrel, the larger than life mascot for the Return of the Westland Petrel Festival, has been pulled out of storage, reassembled, cleaned up, and readied for this weekend’s flight. More >>

Up your veggie intake - switch bread for more veggies!

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:19:48 +1200 | Sustainable Business Network

Those of us looking for a healthy lunch option should check out Real Eating Awesome Living , a Coromandel business that has just won the backing of some of the country’s top foodies.More >>

New satellite system saves the day (light)

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:56:35 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

A new search and rescue satellite system covering New Zealand has only been operating in test mode for three days, but has already enabled the potentially life-saving rescue of an injured tramper in the Tararua Ranges. More >>

Feastbox's star treatment for Mother'sDay

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:12:54 +1200 | FeastBox

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Creating a healthier New Zealand

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:41:43 +1200 | Sovereign

Leading health and life insurer, Sovereign, has launched New Zealand’s first loyalty programme to reward people for their everyday health choices including getting out for a walk, heading to the gym or simply doing a fresh grocery shopMore >>

Don’t let flu spoil your holidays

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:09:33 +1200 | Immunisation Advisory Centre

Kiwis with ongoing medical conditions like asthma, diabetes or respiratory problems should make sure they get an influenza vaccination before they head off for their holidays, says Dr Helen Petousis-Harris director of immunisation research at the ...More >>

Red Cross Take Out FINZ Fundraising Excellence Supreme Award

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:57:04 +1200 | Fundraising Institute of New Zealand

New Zealand Red Cross won the supreme award and three of the seven category awards at this year’s Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ) Fundraising Excellence Awards. The FINZ Fundraising Excellence Awards which are sponsored by Soar Print ...More >>

Bulldozers Not the Answer for Closed Rural Schools

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:52:42 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Statements by Ministry of Education officials over the recent demolition of Waikato’s Kereone School buildings, pool and tennis courts are questionable,” says New Zealand First.More >>

No immediate health risk from asbestos found at Moana Pool

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:24:57 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 20 April 2016) – There is no immediate health risk to staff or the public from asbestos found in plant and storage areas of Moana Pool, testing shows.More >>

Students conquer Tongariro Crossing

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:02:37 +1200 | Ignite Sport

Students from five colleges in the Wellington Region hiked the Tongariro Alpine Crossing this term as an introduction to a leadership youth development programme with Ignite Sport Trust.More >>

Everything done right … except turning comms equipment on

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 12:59:00 +1200 | Maritime New Zealand

A helicopter was airborne and a yacht heading to the rescue of a family fishing group in a runabout in trouble on the Firth of Thames this morning – but the group was actually arriving safely back at the boat ramp.More >>

Capital’s cycling plans inspected for rapid delivery

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:09:03 +1200 | Wellington City Council

The Wellington City Council is partnering with the New Zealand Transport Agency to conduct an independent review of the Capital’s cycling plan. More >>

Finding New Zealand’s ‘luckiest’ Lotto shops

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:01:41 +1200 | Lotto New Zealand

With $22 million up for grabs with Powerball on Saturday, Lotto New Zealand has revealed the ‘luckiest’ Lotto stores around the country. More >>

Dry for most to start the school holidays

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:51:00 +1200 | MetService

Most of the country can expect a fine and dry weekend. However, an area of low pressure is set to approach Northland on Saturday, and then move gradually eastwards skirting the top of the country. This is likely to bring rain to areas exposed to a northeast ...More >>


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