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Review of The Corsini Collection: A window on Renaissance

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:25:01 +1300 | Rachel Pommeyrol

Anton Domenico Gabbiani, Glorification of the Corsini Family: Sketch for the Ceiling Fresco of the Presentation Room of the Palazzo 1694–95, oil on canvas, Florence, Galleria Corsini More >>

David And Goliath Battle to Save Coromandel Icon

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:30:46 +1300 | Save Opoutere

Campaigners are desperately trying to rally support to prevent the closure of the iconic Opoutere Youth Hostel near Whangamata. More >>

Two Spots in Dish Magazine’s Sauvignon Blanc Tasting Panel

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:44:19 +1300 | Te Pa

Te Pā Takes Out Top Two Spots in Dish Magazine’s Sauvignon Blanc Tasting Panel More >>

Thames Pool closed today until 3pm

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:12:19 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

We've had to close Thames Centennial Pool today at short notice, but it'll be back in business at 3pm for all the usual swim classes and everything else. More >>

Dedication to Adventure Recognised at NZOIA Awards

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:59:15 +1300 | New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association

A Bay of Plenty man who has directed some of New Zealand’s most respected outdoor education centres, a Queenstown-based guide who spent a year on a sub-Antarctic island and an inspirational young instructor from the West Coast were among nine outstanding ...More >>

IMNZ Newsletter

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:44:24 +1200 | IMNZ

September 22 2017 - We had a superb time at the Waiata Maori Music Awards in Hastings last week, and are now looking forward to the APRA AMCOS Silver Scrolls, held in Dunedin for the first time ever! Wishing the best of luck to all the finalists!More >>

Whittakers & She Universe Win NZ Chocolate Awards 2017

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:07:05 +1200 | New Zealand Chocolate Awards

Thousands of chocolate-loving Kiwis have voted in the first Chocolate Lovers’ Awards , naming Whittakers and She Universe as New Zealand’s finest purveyors of chocolatey goodness. The online poll, part of the New Zealand Chocolate Awards 2017, ...More >>

Thousands of Kiwis to Take Part in World Green Building Week

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:59:15 +1200 | Green Building Council

World Green Building Week kicks off on Monday, and the New Zealand Green Building Council have organised a host of events across the country to celebrate. More >>

MetService News Release

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:52:29 +1200 | MetService

In addition to the election on this weekend, we see the arrival of daylight saving and the spring time equinox. For those voting on Saturday, expect largely settled conditions, with a brief ridge bringing fine weather for most of the country. “The ...More >>

HiveMind Report: Medical Cannabis In Aotearoa

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:16:12 +1200 | Hivemind

Medical Cannabis is a complex and often polarising issue. However, it was highly encouraging that there were some very strong areas of consensus among the 133 participants in this HiveMind exploration. It appears that a clear majority of respondents to ...More >>

Korean celebrities visit Christchurch for reality tv show

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:56:31 +1200 | ChristchurchNZ

20 September 2017 - Two well-known South Korean actors have hit Christchurch with their children to film a reality television show that will be broadcast to millions. More >>

Housing Costs Key To Determining The Future You

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:52:23 +1200 | Kiwi Wealth

Pay now or pay later – the cost of housing in retirement is the number one factor that will determine how much money Kiwis will need to have saved by the time they stop working, Kiwi Wealth says.More >>

Switch Phones Off for a Better Break These School Holidays

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:34:23 +1200 | Southern Cross

These days we rely on our smart phones to keep us connected to the world, but research from Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI) suggests the devices may be doing just the opposite.More >>

Bird’s eye view of opera house work

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:06:10 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Safely stored: The impressive art deco stained glass front doors have been removed to keep them safe. They will be one of the last things to go back into the building when the strengthening work is finished in 2019. More >>

Pahiatua Railcar Society Supreme Winner at Community Awards

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:04:34 +1200 | TrustPower Community Awards

Pahiatua Railcar Society have taken top honours at Tararua District’s biggest annual celebration of volunteers, the Trustpower Community Awards. More >>

Best Ōra King Dish Awards Finalists Announced

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:59:56 +1200 | Pead PR

Four New Zealand chefs at the forefront of New Zealand cuisine will travel to Japan this October to participate in the grand finale of the 2017 Ōra King Awards. Joining leading culinary professionals from around the world, they will embark upon a unique ...More >>

The 2017 NZ Election Drinking Game

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:48:06 +1200 | Magic Mustard

Magic Mustard is proud to present the unofficial drinking game of the 2017 New Zealand General Election. More >>

Fatbergs in Waikato District Pipes

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:10:17 +1200 | Waikato District Council

Its size has sent shockwaves around the world and while the Waikato district can’t claim anything quite as large, fatbergs have also been plaguing our pipes for years. More >>

Chinese National Day

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:56:13 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will hold a flag raising to commemorate Chinese National Day. Held at the SIT flag pole opposite the SIT Café from 8.30am – 9am on Monday 2 October, staff, students and anyone interested is welcome to attend. ...More >>

Ruby the Courier Dog Wins Nz Top Office Dog Trophy

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:59:10 +1200 | Joe Public Relations

Ruby the courier dog has delivered as the winner of New Zealand’s Top Office Dog competition. More >>

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