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Light-Hearted Safety Video Packs Serious Message for Boaties

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:44:41 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

Move over Air New Zealand, the Big Angry Fish Boys Milan and Nathan have made their own ‘BIG’ safety video in time for the busy summer boating season. More >>

Innovative hydrofoil bike revealed at Big Boys Toys

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:02:32 +1300 | Manta5

After years of development and hard work, Waikato-based company Manta5 publically revealed the prototype of their innovative on-water hydrofoil e-bike, Hydrofoiler XE-1, at the Big Boys Toys expo in Auckland over the weekend.More >>

Buy a KidsCan cracker and give back this Christmas

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:35:49 +1300 | KidsCan

As the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving and KidsCan has the perfect solution for caring Kiwis wanting to share some goodwill this festive season thanks to its Christmas Cracker appeal.More >>

New Roses to Shine at International Rose Trials

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:48:33 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

National and international rose growers will soon learn what rose is judged the Best Grown at the New Zealand International Rose Trial Grounds in the Palmerston North Victoria Esplanade Gardens.More >>

World COPD Day - Combat Breathlessness with Exercise

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:55:40 +1300 | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Symptoms of this rarely talked about health condition include coughing, increased phlegm, breathlessness, and may affect at least 200,000 (or 15%) of the New Zealand adult population. The disease is called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), ...More >>

Earthworm Gathering Part Three – Meltdown In The Mountains

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:25:42 +1300 | Alastair Thompson - Earthworm

Publication Postscript 13th November 2017: An explanation is required for why publication of this story was interrupted in September last year. Short answer: I wasn’t ready till now to tell it.More >>

Blooming roses draw hundreds

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:57:23 +1300 | Hastings District Council

A love of roses, live entertainment and a fantastic venue drew more than 500 people to Rose Sunday at the weekend [November 12]. More >>

Community wellbeing manifesto at international seminar

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:56:24 +1300 | earzonae

Wellington (14 November 2017). PeerZone is a social enterprise run by people with experience of mental distress. It is holding an international seminar to discuss mental health system change in Wellington on 22 November. More >>

Time to fine-tune plans for Evans Bay

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:30:29 +1300 | Wellington City Council

Wellingtonians are being asked for further feedback on detailed plans for a two-way bike path around Evans Bay – along with proposals for several Kilbirnie and Newtown streets that will help create a connected bike network in the east.More >>

Anglers face ‘last ditch’ battle to save wild salmon

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:13:35 +1300 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers have been warned they are now in a last-ditch battle to save New Zealand’s wild salmon population. More >>

International Fraud Awareness Week

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:59:51 +1300 | Banking Ombudsman

This week is International Fraud Awareness week. The theme is– how to spot a scam. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme is about resolving and preventing problems to improve banking for customers and banks. We are passionate about working collaboratively ...More >>

Water Safety NZ invests $1.66m into water safety education

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:57:16 +1300 | Water Safety New Zealand

As the lead agency in the water safety sector Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) is tasked with delivering funding strategies to tackle our nations drowning problem. New Zealand is towards the upper end of drowning death rates in the OECD. In 2016 ...More >>

Feedback Works - Shade

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:37:53 +1300 | Warbirds Over Wanaka

Wanaka: Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow organisers have responded to feedback and will be providing shade marquees for the general public at the 30th Anniversary Airshow next Easter.More >>

Enviro’ rating tick for luxury apartment development

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:24:58 +1300 | Bayleys

A trio of five-storey high vertical walls featuring specially-grown vegetation have earned an Auckland apartment development the first recognition of its type by New Zealand’s building environmental ratings agency.More >>

Queenstown Airbnb Reform a Good Start But Not Far Enough

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:20:49 +1300 | Joseph Cederwall

The Proposed changes to short-term visitor accommodation rules in the Queenstown Lakes district are a good step in the right direction to ensuring affordable housing for locals and longer-term tourists. More >>

Social enterprise meets need in disabled community

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:33:18 +1300 | Enabling Love

Enabling Love is proud to announce that we are launching our services on the 25th January 2018. The launch will be a free event and will include complimentary food, beverages, entertainment and special guests provided. There will be a follow up first ...More >>

Mt Ruapehu ski season huge success

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:26:21 +1300 | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 9 NOVEMBER 2017: A new look ski season centred around a multi million-dollar upgrade has paid off in success for Mt Ruapehu. A bumper 2016/17 season was underpinned by $15 million of new infrastructure at Whakapapa, including new snowmaking technology, ...More >>

Famous Touring Cars in Action at Manfeild This Weekend

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:21:28 +1300 | Historic Touring Car Association

Many Kiwi motor racing fans have fond memories of the televised British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) races beamed into homes here in the early 1990s. Drivers like Scot John Cleland, Frenchman Alain Menu, Italian Gabriele Tarquini, Brits Tim Harvey, ...More >>

Bear with us while we work on Thames Centennial Pool

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 17:20:11 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work has begun at Thames Centennial Pool to add a disabled/family changing facility. The pool is open for business as usual but there will be some noise and disruption until the work is finished in about two weeks.More >>

Marathon Attracts Runners of All Ages From Far And Wide

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 13:56:14 +1300 | Queenstown International Marathon

9 November 2017 For immediate release from Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon, for more visit www.queenstown-marathon.co.nz More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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