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Waterways Super Special Stage brings rally into Whitianga

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:08:20 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

An afternoon spectator Super Special Stage will bring the spectacular action of rallying into the township of Whitianga for the VINZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel on Saturday 23rd August. The Super Special Stage will be run on a 1.17 kilometre tarmac course ...More >>

Solway College to Stage Inter-School Dressage Competition

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:50:48 +1200 | Solway College

Solway College will be putting horses and riders through their paces this September, with the launch of a new inter-school dressage competition at the Masterton A & P Showgrounds.More >>

NZ Independent Coalition racing policy

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:20:22 +1200 | New Zealand Independent Coalition

While visiting Karaka today meeting industry leaders, Brendan Horan says there are some 52,000 workers involved actively in the Racing Industry on a daily basis. Despite contributing over 1.5 billion dollars per year to our GDP, our racing industry is ...More >>

"Got a Trade? Got it Made!" caring for Youth Elite

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:41:41 +1200 | New Zealand Rugby League

Providing youngsters with a secure future is a goal that New Zealand Rugby League, The Skills Organisation and Competenz all share, so it’s logical that they join forces to deliver that message.More >>

Previous Rodeo Decision in Auckland City Stays

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:38:23 +1200 | Save Animals From Exploitation

Animal advocacy organisation SAFE are delighted that the Auckland Council has sent a strong signal that it does not condone or support rodeo by announcing that a previous decision not to allow rodeos on council land will now stay in place.More >>

Bike stand embraces street art, recycling and 'WoodFirst'

Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:26:16 +1200 | Rotorua District Council

Inner City Focus Group member Ron Finn with the new WoodFirst bike rack on the corner of Tutanekai and Eruera streets. More >>

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:31:30 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Floor-raising proposal; Christchurch Botanic Gardens Tea Kiosk to be repaired; Demolition of closed Linwood Library; Cycleways construction approved; New policy gives base isolated foundations "wiggle room"More >>

Marae Cooks Wanted for New Series of Marae Kai Masters

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:27:13 +1200 | Maori Television

If your marae is known for serving up great kai, then Māori Television wants to hear from you! More >>

Taupo nitrogen monitoring deed approved

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:12:22 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has today agreed to adopt and sign a deed for the long-term monitoring of the world-leading Lake Taupo Protection Project. More >>

Wild Bean Cafe top of the crop

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:07:55 +1200 | Wild Bean Cafe

Wild Bean Cafe has revolutionised the cuppa in the fuel stop industry in the last few years and is now outperforming established big name coffee chains. More >>

Public say planned for Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:38:16 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Residents will soon have a say on plans for a sports hub at the Ngā Puna Wai Reserve in southwest Christchurch. More >>

Canterbury student launches clothing label website

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:44:45 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear, with the help of a university summer scholarship.More >>

Savvy Plan Behind New Dunedin Reading Cinema

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:43:37 +1200 | Reading International

A completely refurbished six-screen Reading Cinema in Dunedin presents a savvy story in the New Zealand movie theater competitive landscape not fully appreciated by the media. More >>

Rhythm And Vines 2014 First Line Up Revealed!

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:39:13 +1200 | Rhythm and Vines

It is time to fight off those winter blues and start dreaming of long NZ summer days with friends set amongst the luscious vines of Waiohika Estate in Gisborne. Rhythm & Vines is thrilled to announce the first line up for festival goers this New ...More >>

Dame Trelise Cooper to debut ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:38:07 +1200 | Mercedes-Benz

Auckland – Mercedes-Benz New Zealand has announced its Elite Partnership with 2014 New Zealand Fashion Week and recognised Dame Trelise Cooper as the inaugural New Zealand recipient of the ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ accolade.More >>

Oily Rag column: from coffee and tea to self sufficiency

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:20:22 +1200 | Frank and Muriel Newman

Here are some of the many tips we have received recently. Greenfingers from Wellsford says coffee grounds are a good growing medium for mushrooms. Meg from Te Puke says, “Set aside part of your garden to grow flowers with long stems. This could save ...More >>

Outdoor Council Backs Fish and Game in Minister Smith Stoush

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:16:53 +1200 | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

A national outdoor recreation council has backed Fish and Game in the wake of an argument with Conservation Minister Nick Smith over the organisation's advocacy role for cleaning up New Zealand's rivers from a deteriorating state.More >>

Hop on, hop off guided travel network has a new leader

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:05:01 +1200 | Stray

New Zealand and Southeast Asia’s market-leading hop on, hop off guided travel network, Stray, has a new leader for New Zealand. Brett Hudson (otherwise known as Taxi) has been appointed as the new Stray General Manager following Heather Bailey’s resignation.More >>

Kiwi Beer and Cider to Star at Edinburgh Festival

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:33:20 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Iconic Kiwi beer and cider brands, Monteith’s and Old Mout, will take centre stage at the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival. For the month of August, performers and artists descend on the Scottish city to take part in the biggest arts festival ...More >>

City-building after Disaster in Christchurch

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:50:51 +1200 | Freerange Press

On 30 July, 2012, Prime Minister John Key launched the Central City Recovery Plan - the Blueprint. Two years to the day, Freerange Press is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Once in a Lifetime: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch.More >>


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