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New Zealand Has Its Own Team Talk!

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:45:04 +1200 | Rugby World Cup 2015

On 12th September, All Blacks Tours will release two Rugby World Cup 2015 special fan flights to the UK hosted by some very familiar faces that know all about the hype around this extraordinary Tournament.More >>

It's Alimentary! Trend Alert

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:44:35 +1200 |

The great Champagne houses – as well as New Zealand's leading producers of premium sparkling wines – are increasingly serving their products in wine glasses. More >>

‘Banding Together’ winners named

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:22:00 +1200 | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hunting & Fishing New Zealand has named the five lucky game bird hunters who’ve each won one of their $299.99 Matuku hunting jackets in the Banding Together promotion. More >>

Ocean to Table Kapiti Style well & truly served

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:37:37 +1200 | Kapiti Business Projects

Visa Wellington on a Plate, Ocean to Table Kapiti Style served up two magnificent days in Kapiti on 23 & 30 August by serving two wonderful seafood immersion experiences. More >>

Cycling Opening: Upper Queen St | Grafton | Beach Rd

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:36:37 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

The latest section of Auckland’s expanding cycling and walking network – the Upper Queen Street, Grafton Gully and Beach Road link - will be opened this Saturday (6 September).More >>

Top Toys for the Silly Season

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:24:29 +1200 | Holdson

New Zealand’s oldest puzzle makers and seasoned toy experts, Thos Holdsworth & Sons have announced their Top Ten Toy picks for Christmas 2014. More >>

Be Good to Bees Because … September is Bee Aware Month

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:22:21 +1200 | National Beekeepers Association

September is Bee Aware Month and the National Beekeepers Association is urging all Kiwis to promote and protect the New Zealand bee population. More >>

Luxury Tuscany Leather Bags now Available Online in NZ

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:21:22 +1200 | Ciao Bella

September 1, 2014 - Ciao Bella is a recently launched online store dedicated to bringing only pure, genuine Italian leather handbags, Men’s bags, executive bags, luggage and accessories to the New Zealand market. More >>

Bespoke seating to be unveiled for Dunedin’s Warehouse Precinct

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:19:58 +1200 | Otago Polytechnic

Four bespoke seats with locally curated time capsules inside are being unveiled in Dunedin’s historic warehouse precinct tomorrow, the 2nd of September, at 12pm.More >>

No-Boundaries Art Competition Will Unleash Creative Talent

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:16:14 +1200 | North City Shopping Centre

Powerful paintings and dazzling drawings are being sought from Wellington’s creative talent. With serious prizes and complete creative freedom on offer, the 2014 Unleash Art Competition is the perfect outlet for artists wanting to showcase their work ...More >>

Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters: research

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:32:31 +1200 | University of Otago

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research. More >>

Queer Politics and the Election: What are “Our” issues?

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:21:55 +1200 | Fightback

Queer Politics and the Election: What are “Our” issues? by Fightback Admin 2 September 2014 More >>

Trusty tomato

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:02:23 +1200 | Awapuni Nurseries

Tomaato, tomayto...however you pronounce it, this bright red delight is certainly a staple. From adding a healthy, fresh touch to a lunchtime sandwich or providing the base for a whole raft of dinnertime delicacies, it’s a must-have in any good ...More >>

Dahlia: the perfect summer romance

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:01:35 +1200 | Awapuni Nurseries

Copy: After a blossoming romance this summer? Let me introduce you to the delightful dahlia. If you’ve had enough of those needy, high-maintenance varieties, dahlia might just be the fresh start you’re after.More >>

Baker Inductee into Triathlon Hall of Fame

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:59:00 +1200 | International Triathlon Union

For immediate release from Triathlon New Zealand, for further information visit or More >>

ILT Kidzone Scoops Top Award i Invercargill

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:49:56 +1200 | TrustPower

ILT Kidzone has won the Supreme Award at the 201 Trustpower Invercargill Southland Community Awards. The Awards were announced and presented tonight (Monday 1 September) at a function at the Invercargill Civic Theatre.More >>

Revised standard for flotation aids

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:27:31 +1200 | Standards New Zealand

A new standard for flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition has been published by Standards New Zealand. AS/NZS 1900:2014 Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition specifies the design and performance requirements ...More >>

More action needed on alcohol law reform, says NZMA

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:37:18 +1200 | New Zealand Medical Association

An editorial in today’s [29 August] New Zealand Medical Journal drives home the message that New Zealand has too many risky drinkers, and too little alcohol law reform, says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA).More >>

Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:03:27 +1200 | Goldbeard Guitars

Local guitar and ukulele making business GOLDBEARD GUITARS has teamed up with Rutherford College’s CEC (Community Education Centre) to offer a unique one week workshop in ukulele making next month (6th – 12th Oct).More >>

Kiwis’ love of mobile shopping grows

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:20:01 +1200 | Colmar Brunton

Kiwis’ love of mobile shopping grows Kiwis’ use of mobile devices to shop is growing apace, but mobile shoppers are becoming less likely to be influenced through Facebook and more of them are inclined to reject shopping apps. A newly released ...More >>


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