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2017 Yeti Trans NZ - Registrations Sept 2

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:24:27 +1200 | Trans NZ

Queenstown, New Zealand— The third annual Yeti Trans NZ presented by Shimano opens doors for online registration on September 2, 2016. This twice sold-out event showcases the best of New Zealand’s South Island and kiwi hospitality with five days of enduro ...More >>

From finding people to finding solutions to access issues

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:14:22 +1200 | New Zealand Walking Access Commission

A few years ago, Rod Smillie found himself sharing a hut deep in Whanganui National Park with a couple of Israeli secret service officers who had come to New Zealand for a holiday.More >>

Award-winning chefs enjoy a taste of Auckland

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:44:53 +1200 | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Top Australian chefs Paul Carmichael and Guy Grossi have been taking some time out from the kitchen to explore Auckland’s stunning scenery and sample the best of the food scene in New Zealand’s largest city.More >>

How to make Auckland better

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:44:53 +1200 | University of Auckland

“Liveability” of cities is a slippery concept, its definition changing depending on who you ask. Common themes, though, are strong, inclusive neighbourhoods, accessibility and sustainable ways of getting around, a diverse and resilient local economy, vibrant ...More >>

Experts to Debate Outdoor Recreation in a Digital Age

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:18:00 +1200 | New Zealand Recreation Association

The impact of technology on how we interact with the great outdoors will be a hot topic at this year’s Outdoors Forum, hosted by the New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA).More >>

Guests Flock to ‘Wild Food Feast’ Fundraiser

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:45:04 +1200 | Awahou School

On Saturday night, the hall at Camp Rangi Woods in the Pohangina Valley was transformed into a pioneer farm setting as the Awahou School Wild Food Feast fundraiser got underway for its sixth year running. More >>

Survey shows many Kiwis support rodeo ban

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:30:09 +1200 | SPCA New Zealand and SAFE

The ongoing campaign to ban rodeos in New Zealand is very much in tune with public opinion, according to a new survey commissioned by SPCA New Zealand and SAFE. More >>

Take stock at Sustainability Trust’s Spring Market

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:18:54 +1200 | Sustainability Trust

Wellingtonians who like their shopping local, ethical and eco-friendly will be treated to a Spring Market at Sustainability Trust on September 10. Sustainability Trust’s EcoCentre in Forresters Lane will be transformed into a buzzing marketplace to shop ...More >>

Do you have the appetite to be the best?

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:56:35 +1200 | Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms invites NZ’s top chefs to take part in this year’s Premier Selection Awards More >>

Organic Boxes introduces Direct Harvest

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:11:11 +1200 | Organic Boxes

Wellington's leader in Certified Organic home delivery is breaking new ground by effectively bringing 'pick your own produce' to your kitchen. More >>

Book review: Reimagining Journalism in NZ

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:23:14 +1200 | Jan Rivers

Book review: Don’t dream it’s over: reimagining journalism in a Aotearoa New Zealand. Edited by Emma Johnson, Giovanni Tiso, Sarah Illingworth and Barnaby Bennett. Freerange Press - 365 pageMore >>

Police prepared for sell-out rugby game in Wellington

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:05:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Extra Police staff will be on duty to keep people safe when Wellington hosts the All Blacks v Wallabies in the second test of the Bledisloe Cup this Saturday. More >>

DOC continues to support rescued Routeburn tramper

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:38:43 +1200 | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is continuing to support the Czech tramper rescued from the Routeburn Track on Wednesday. More >>

Spring Fling, Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Tour- SOLD OUT

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:31:57 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Tourism Coordinator

The Spring Fling, Gwavas Garden, House & Puahanui Tour- SOLD OUT Tickets for the second annual Spring Fling in Central Hawke’s Bay are being snapped up quick with events already selling out before the festival has even begun.More >>

Brother Design Star Shines Bright at NZ Fashion Week

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:56:04 +1200 | Brother International NZ

An emerging shining light of New Zealand fashion has been awarded top honours in this year’s national fashion and craft competition, Brother Design Stars . More >>

Invivo winery shares positive annual results at lively AGM

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:38:07 +1200 | Invivo Wines New Zealand

It’s probably one of the most lively investor ‘meetings’ you’re likely to attend. More >>

Fashion week: Stan Walker to Perform at "Rochelle"

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:32:19 +1200 | Jevan Goulter

Tonight International recording artist Stan Walker will help designer Rochelle Goodrick close the last onsite show of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW), in what is preempted to be one of the weeks highlights. More >>

Council closes Tainui Reserve in Havelock North

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:24:56 +1200 | Hastings District Council

In response to the water contamination issues in Havelock North, Hastings District Council has begun draining the Havelock North reservoirs on Hikanui Drive. More >>

Māori Party push for a smoke-free Parliament gains traction

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:21:44 +1200 | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell welcome Parliament’s announcement this morning that the Parliamentary Precinct’s smoke-free boundary is being extended. More >>

Companies use selfies to stay safe at work

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:20:52 +1200 | ThunderMaps

A local app developer is helping companies make health and safety fun, so that employees stay safe at work. This novel approach was conceived and is being championed by ThunderMaps, a leading provider of mobile reporting software for workplace health and safety.More >>

 

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