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Taking the Long View: Silent Revolution

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:20:13 +1200 | Gord Stewart

A bit of safety advice for travelling in the Netherlands: Look both ways before you step off the curb. More >>

Are you following a particular way of ‘eating healthily’?

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:06:30 +1200 | University of Auckland

Following a particular diet for health or other reasons is nothing new, but the contemporary context has seen many different ‘healthy-eating’ regimes, such as Paleo, sugar-free or raw foods, become popular.More >>

Sugar labelling consultation open

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:02:47 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A trans-Tasman consultation on sugar labelling has begun following the latest Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation. More >>

Don't squeeze! Avocado etiquette 101

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:45:23 +1200 | RNZ

It found segregating the fruit on display according to the stages of ripeness and using signs to tell customers which fruit to buy according to when they wanted to eat it reduced bruising by 60 percent and led to an increase in the amount of fruit ...More >>

Pets to ride the bus

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:13:51 +1200 | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Following requests from bus passengers, Hawke’s Bay Regional Council now allows small dogs and cats to travel, free of charge, on goBay public transport in off-peak times.More >>

Bowls3Five ‘on SKY Sport’ Teams Announced

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:09:36 +1200 | Bowls New Zealand

Bowls New Zealand today announced the six club teams to compete in the inaugural televised league of the new fast format, Bowls3Five, coming this October on SKY Sport. More >>

Highest ever data use for NZ telco after Fortnite update

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:05:04 +1200 | RNZ

Chorus' data spiked to its highest ever use last week after tens of thousands of people downloaded a popular game. Chorus network strategy manager Kurt Rodgers said the spike was "unprecedented".More >>

NZ Travel Book Finalist in the International Book Awards

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:37:54 +1200 | Mary Jane Walker

Her second book, A Maverick New Zealand Way , made the final cut in the travel category of the International Book Awards 2018. More >>

Sporting legends on their bikes to support Prostate Cancer

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:04:35 +1200 | Prostate Cancer Foundation

All Black legend Buck Shelford, former Silver Fern Jenny-May Clarkson and cycling great Jack Swart are jumping on their bikes for an endurance cycling race to raise awareness of prostate cancer.More >>

Wellington bus network changes cause lengthy delays for some

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:43:22 +1200 | RNZ

Radical changes to the capital's bus network have prompted some commuters to vent their frustration at the delays. More >>

Broad spread of winners at Northern Region surf awards

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:24:13 +1200 | Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Over 50 members from 11 surf clubs have won awards at the annual Toyota Financial Services Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) Awards of Excellence held last Saturday (14 July).More >>

Innovative housing complex designed for Wellington

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:18:14 +1200 | Branz

Thirty top architecture, engineering and construction management students, one brief and just three days to design a Wellington-centric housing complex for all generations. More >>

Formidable France secure second title

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:11:50 +1200 | FIFA

• France win their second FIFA World Cup title • Goals from Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe help secure victory • Mario Mandzukic scored at both ends, with Ivan Perisic also on the scoresheet More >>

MADIBA the Musical -- A celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:34:10 +1200 | Sandra Roberts

Revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela – known by his tribe as Madiba – would have been 100 this month. In celebration of his birthday and his legacy, a compelling new stage show Madiba the Musical - a Celebration of Nelson Mandela is today announced ...More >>

Auckland crowned 2018 Netball NZ U19 Champs

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:47:03 +1200 | Netball New Zealand

Auckland has won their first Netball NZ U19 Champs title in five years expelling the disappointments of just 12 months ago. More >>

Economic impact of riding in Whakarewarewa Forest

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:45:03 +1200 | Rotorua Lakes Council

People who ride in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa forest contribute between $30m and $50m in spending annually to the local economy. More >>

NZ’s Largest Alpine Resort to Be Developed

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:27:13 +1200 | Cardrona Alpine Resort

A new partnership between Cardrona Alpine Resort and Queenstown businessman John Darby will lead to the development of New Zealand’s largest alpine resort, incorporating Cardrona and a new Soho Basin Ski Area.More >>

Feed your family and still pay your power bill this winter

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:03:58 +1200 | Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste wants to ensure that Kiwis who are facing high power bills this winter can still feed their families and put healthy food on the table this winter. More >>

Pints for Pooches Goes Walkies! SPCA Fundraiser - 14th July

Thu, 5 Jul 2018 17:13:24 +1200 | Garage Project

In 2016 Garage Project & Golding’s Free Dive held a massively successful fundraiser for the SPCA; after a brief hiatus last year we are bringing it back bigger and better in 2018! More >>

Boaties told to destroy old lifejackets

Thu, 5 Jul 2018 15:04:49 +1200 | RNZ

Boaties have been told to destroy life jackets over ten years old which are likely to fail. More >>


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