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Dunedin rugby clubs promote healthy culture

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:40:20 +1300 | WellSouth

Several rugby clubs have received recognition from Southern DHB and WellSouth for their commitment to creating a healthy culture within their club. More >>

Fresh fruit & vegetable group partners with leisure centres

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:00:50 +1300 | Auckland Council

Four Auckland Council leisure centres in the city’s south are promoting healthy eating by becoming pick-up points for fresh fruit and vegetables purchased online. More >>

SurfAid Humanitarians of the Year Recognized

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:20:35 +1300 | SurfAid

Legendary big wave rider Shane Dorian, and 11 time World Champion Kelly Slater were recently awarded SurfAid’s highest honor – Humanitarians of the Year. The award recognizes individuals who make an exceptional contribution on behalf of SurfAid’s ...More >>

Screentime An Emerging Factor In Child / Adolescent Health

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:38 +1300 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ says that a survey highlighting the concerns of parents about screentime for their children is a very real problem which the government and the Ministries of Health and Education are ignoring.More >>

Kiwis take over a million overseas holidays

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:06:18 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand residents took 1.09 million overseas holiday trips in the September 2016 year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was 71,200 more holiday trips than in the September 2015 year.More >>

Not scone - just sifting!

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:51:25 +1300 | Ministry of Food

Ministry of Food cafe hosts a Grand Closing Party after 28 years in their cafe premises next to parliament More >>

9 out of 10 think broadband is more important than rugby

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:38 +1300 | Broadband Compare

Who’s watching the All Blacks this weekend? It seems Kiwis think the internet is far more important… More >>

National $10,000 AMP Scholarship Recipients 2016 Announced

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:15:06 +1300 | AMP Scholarships

AMP has awarded more than $200,000 through its AMP Scholarships to 28 determined Kiwis who have the courage to pursue their diverse dreams and turn them into reality. More >>

New Zealand’s most popular motorcycle routes sought

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:21:48 +1300 | Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council

Kiwi motorcyclists are being asked to lend a hand to motorcycle safety by opening up their map books and showing where they ride. A nationwide survey, launched today by ACC, the NZ Transport Agency and the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC), ...More >>

Temporary restrictions for the protection of wildlife

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:48 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

Our Council has been working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to have temporary dog restrictions in place for parts of beaches and tracks, not already included in our Dog Control Bylaw, from time to time for the protection of native wildlife.More >>

Businesses reap rewards from growing green

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:08:49 +1300 | King Seeds

Growing your own doesn’t have to be limited to the home garden. A leading New Zealand seed company is on a mission to challenge New Zealand businesses to improve lunchtime nutrition in the workplace. They’re encouraging them to grow their own nutrient ...More >>

Road trip tips for long-weekend travellers

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:58:08 +1300 | Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman

“Driving carefully is the most important thing,” says Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman, Karen Stevens, “but we also recommend you take steps to ensure you’re insured, if anything does go wrong.”More >>

Fun and fitness for all ages this Labour Weekend

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:44:35 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

The upgraded Beach Road playground officially opens tomorrow with a big celebration and the Hetherington Reserve Fitness Trail plays host to the Whangamata Fun and Wellness Expo on Sunday.More >>

Labour Day at the Cross - 8 Women DJs spin for Equal Pay

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:55:39 +1300 | Public Service Association

This Labour weekend, join the PSA, the CTU and Death Ray Records to celebrate Labour Day At The Cross - raising awareness for equal pay.More >>

How they really feel about Guy Fawkes

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:44:06 +1300 | VitaPet

Guy Fawkes is a fun and festive occasion for the two-legged, but for dogs it can be a disturbing and scary time. You can just imagine them thinking “Why is my family trying to blow up my home?!” More >>

Put Fresh Fish on the Dinner Table This Holiday Weekend

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:06:45 +1300 | NZ Fish and Game Council

Labour weekend is providing holidaymakers with a great opportunity to get out and try catching a trout or salmon for the family dinner table. More >>

Oneroa walkway wins Kiwi Choice

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:01:04 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council were announced a winner at the Annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) Awards in Auckland on Saturday (15 October). More >>

Sales Growth Slowing Down; Prices Still Firming

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:57:02 +1300 | Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (“REINZ”) shows there were 155 more lifestyle property sales (+7%) for the three months ended September 2016 than for the three months ended September 2015. Overall, there were 2,230 lifestyle ...More >>

Top 50 wines are flying off the shelves

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:24:33 +1300 | New World Wine Awards

The 2016 New World Wine Awards Top 50 wines are more popular than ever with several already close to selling out just 10 days since the results were announced. More >>

New Sculpture Inspired by Missing Maori Goddesses

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:16:48 +1300 | Dion Hitchens

Dion Hitchens announced today that his new sculpture, “Homage to the Children of Light,” will feature at this year’s NZ Sculpture OnShore exhibition, supporting NZ Women’s Refuge.More >>


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