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New Coastguard Rescue Vessel to assist Northland boaties

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:29:55 +1300 | Coastguard Northern Region

Boaties on the east coast of Northland will soon be safer on the water as Coastguard launches a new, purpose built Rescue Vessel at Whangaroa. More >>

The Edmonds Cookery Book: back and better than ever

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:58:13 +1300 | Edmonds

New Zealand’s best-selling book of all time has been revamped to match modern tastes and reflect the way Kiwis are eating in 2016. More >>

Nine-Time Awarded Designer Takes Out Top WOW Award

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:55:38 +1300 | WOW Awards

From a field of 133 garments, New Zealand designer Gillian Saunders’ Supernova won the Brancott Estate Supreme WOW® Award at tonight’s international World of WearableArt™ (WOW®) Awards Show. Supernova also won the David Jones Avant Garde ...More >>

Wellington Burlesque Masquerade Ball 5th November 2016

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:40:14 +1300 | Courtney L'amour

On Saturday the 5th of November, the Willis Wellington Hotel will come alive, offering an evening of decadence featuring a world renowned comedian, an Australian burlesque legend and a tour de force of dance, circus, burlesque and musical performers. More >>

Otago Polytechnic Fashion features in Vogue Italia

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:55:46 +1300 | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s School of Design has earned further international acclaim for its fashion offerings, featuring in Vogue Italia – one of the world’s leading fashion publications . More >>

Eastern Southland Car Club Marks 60 Years

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:28:10 +1300 | Eastern Southland Car Club

Photograph: Brendon Mitchell of Winton - the 2015/16 Eastern Southland Car Club Champion - Photo credit Ben Wilson. More >>

Daylight saving is the time to be SunSmart as UV increases

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:27:17 +1300 | Health Promotion Agency

Clocks jumping forward also signals that Ultra Violet (UV) radiation is increasing and can be damaging to skin and eyes when outside from September to April. NIWA scientists started measuring UV levels in New Zealand because of concern about ozone depletion.More >>

Official Supporter Travel Packages for Lions Series

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:21:48 +1300 | All Blacks Tours

Official Supporter Travel Packages for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 on sale from 3 October More >>

Meet Auckland’s top hair and beauty talent

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:39:38 +1200 | Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation Awards

Auckland won’t be waiting until November to celebrate success at the 2016 Industry Awards. In fact, with nine finalists in various categories across the awards, September has been a big month for the city.More >>

Yoga community throws open doors on Labour Day

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:14:19 +1200 | Wellington Free Yoga Day

This year, on Monday, 24 October, the Wellington yoga community will be throwing open their doors and inviting everyone to join them for free yoga classes around the region! People can try yoga for the first time, attend a new studio, try a new ...More >>

Busy mum takes up virtual fitness challenge

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:11:44 +1200 | Sport Hawke's Bay

Accountant and busy mum Rosie Orr is running one step at a time towards her goal of completing a 10 kilometre fun run in Napier on October 16. More >>

From Drab to Fab - Zero Waste Demo

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:48:05 +1200 | Ranui Community Centre

The Official Opening of the refurbished Ranui Community Centre and BRAND NEW Korero Cafe is to be on Thursday 29th September from 9 -10am. More >>

Quality of Life Survey results for Hutt City

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:23:02 +1200 | Hutt City Council

A majority of residents think Hutt City is a great place to live. Residents feel safe in their homes and city during the day, and parks, open spaces and gardens have the greatest influence on their sense of pride in the way Hutt City and their local ...More >>

New Navigation Safety Bylaw promotes safety and having fun

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:23:29 +1200 | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today completed the review of its Navigation Safety Bylaw, which aims to improve safety for all water-users in Canterbury. More >>

Moturoa/Rabbit Island plan

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:55:25 +1200 | Tasman District Council

Improvements to biking trails, a new mountainbike park, new native riparian plantings and more picnicking and recreation facilities are among the key features of the Tasman District Council’s plan for the future of Moturoa/Rabbit Island. More >>

Outdoor instructors and guides gather for national training

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:35:15 +1200 | New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association

More than a hundred outdoor instructors and guides will descend on New Zealand’s central plateau next week for four days of training and refresher workshops, and to network with their peers.More >>

Most Waikato people rate life positively: survey

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:27:36 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

The vast majority of people living in the Waikato region rate their overall quality of life positively, according to the results of a new survey incorporating Waikato statistics for the first time.More >>

A Walk on the Wild Side

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:26:38 +1200 | Avon-Otakaro Network

For quite a while our community have been wondering when public can have real access to the Christchurch Residential Red Zone and what is going to happen with this large tract of damaged land. More >>

Upston: National action plan to reduce dog attacks

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:15:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Today, I would like to announce Cabinet’s decisions on a National Strategy to reduce the risk and harm of dog attacks in New Zealand. More >>

Surge in demand for venison

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:00:55 +1200 | Duncan Venison

VENISON SALES SET TO SOAR THIS SPRING AS KIWIS BECOME MORE ADVENTUROUS, AND HEALTH CONSCIOUS IN THE KITCHEN More >>

 

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