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ARL celebrate women in league

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:24:56 +1200 | Auckland Rugby League

It was all about the ladies in league on Sunday June 26 with the inaugural Marketing Works Ladies in League Day held at Mt Smart #2; a new initiative to celebrate and acknowledge all women in league.More >>

Dog amnesty seekers flood council in last days

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:33:50 +1200 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council staff have been flooded with last minute applications for the Menacing Dogs Amnesty that is set to expire on 30 June. More >>

The Green Living Show Offers Something for the Whole Family

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:06:41 +1200 | The Green Living Show

The Green Living Show, taking place this weekend at ASB Showgrounds, is giving Aucklanders the chance to explore healthier lifestyle choices for themselves and their families. More >>

National Volunteer Week A Success

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:07:25 +1200 | Volunteer New Zealand

As National Volunteer Week (19-25 June 2016) finishes today, Volunteering New Zealand would like to acknowledge the scope of this campaign. “We consider National Volunteer Week a success because the participation of volunteers and organisations all around ...More >>

QT Airport welcomes first international after-dark flight

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:36:02 +1200 | Queenstown Airport

Queenstown, New Zealand (24 June 2016) – Queenstown Airport welcomed its first international after-dark flight tonight, just in time for its passengers – predominantly Australian skiers and holidaymakers - to enjoy the opening night celebrations of ...More >>

NEPAL: Torture seen as ‘necessary evil’

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:03:19 +1200 | Asian Human Rights Commission

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC). The AHRC translated and published Handbook on Torture in Nepali on the occasion of International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. More >>

Winter Festival Opening party lights up Southern skies

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:36:55 +1200 | American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

The 42nd American Express Queenstown Winter Festival has begun with thousands of people gathering on the Queenstown waterfront under clear southern skies to dance, feast on street fare and watch spectacular fireworks.More >>

2016-2017 Premier Motorsport Championship Revealed

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:27:52 +1200 | Icon Sport

2016-2017 Premier Motorsport Championship Revealed The 2016-2017 Premier motorsport calendar has been revealed by promoter Speed Works Events and features eight national events where fans can see the best motor racing classes in New Zealand. A new look ...More >>

UN experts urge the Iranian Gov't to free jailed artists

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:25:12 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

'Artistic expression is not a crime” – UN rights experts urge the Iranian Government to free jailed artists More >>

Three African Renewable Energy Projects Announced as Winners

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:19:58 +1200 | African Press Organisation

Three African Renewable Energy Projects Announced as Winners of the US$7million Access Co-Development Facility Prize More >>

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:48:43 +1200 | The Nation

Imperial Tobacco leaves open possibility of law suit against New Zealand government if plain packaging is introduced, as planned. Says it’s a “last resort” but “of course we will defend the right to use our brands”. More >>

This weekend on The Nation...

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:31:25 +1200 | TV3's 'The Nation'

A New Zealand first: As the Government consults on its plain packaging legislation, Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox debates Imperial Tobacco's Axel Gietz, who's flown in from the UK at The Nation's invitation. Does plain packaging actually work? And ...More >>

The End Of An Era

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:05:56 +1200 | Bar Bodega

It is with considerable sadness that, for reasons beyond our control, we regret to announce the closure of Bodega's doors at the end of this year, after 25 years of faithful and committed service to live music in Wellington.More >>

Plastic Free – it’s a Buzz in the Waikato

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:50:04 +1200 | Waikato Environment Centre

July is nearly here, and Waikato people are warming up to take on the Plastic Free July challenge. The challenge - to avoid the use of single use plastic for the month of July - has really taken off in the Waikato. A number of people are putting up ...More >>

Hindus welcome Frankfurt Airport upgrade plans

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:41:48 +1200 | AOL

Hindus have welcomed reported plans of Frankfurt Airport, a major international airport in Germany, to invest about $113 million in upgrades/makeover which include yoga rooms. More >>

Stronger seawalls make coast more resilient

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:39:32 +1200 | Wellington City Council

New and strengthened seawalls at Breaker Bay and Island Bay are the latest in an ongoing programme of infrastructural improvements designed to help protect vulnerable parts of Wellington from severe southerly storms.More >>

94 per cent of residents think the Hutt is a great place

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:32:30 +1200 | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council’s annual survey of residents has shown some very positive results in peoples’ attitudes to the city they live in, and how their Council is delivering. This includes 94 per cent of residents surveyed saying they think Hutt City is a ...More >>

Kiwis Are A Nation Of ‘Mindfulness’ Practitioners

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:36:39 +1200 | Nespresso

New research into the morning rituals of Kiwis reveals we have become a nation of ‘mindfulness’ practitioners. More >>

Health Minister sitting idle

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:41:13 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party is reiterating its call for Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to urgently undertake an inquiry into mental health services, or risk more people needlessly suffering and dying because of inadequate care and oversight.More >>

Fulton Hogan Hiways building safer Kalil Rd

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:34:58 +1200 | Fulton Hogan

More than 30 children living along Kalil Road, six kilometres outside Nausori, are finding it easier to get to school, thanks to road maintenance carried out by Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH). More >>

 

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