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New Zealand freshwater quality reforms moving forward

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:25:01 +1300 | Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute welcomes the Government’s announcement of the latest round of freshwater reforms. The Government is proposing greater transparency regarding which lakes and rivers are swimmable and this will vary across seasons and places.More >>

“Omnibus” plan change to be made operative

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:11:30 +1300 | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that Plan Change 4 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, the “Omnibus” plan change, would be made operative on 11 March 2017. More >>

Papamoa Beach boosts BOP’s appeal in TripAdvisor Awards

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:16:36 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Thursday, February 23: Papamoa joins Ohope and Mount Maunganui as one of the country’s top 10 beaches, according to the TripAdvisor 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards Best Beaches in New Zealand. More >>

Experience Broadway this Saturday night

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:11:55 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

Experience Broadway Ave in a whole new way this Saturday night with performances from some of the city’s best local musicians and the opportunity to sample a diverse range of food. More >>

GODZone to Start Downtown Queenstown

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:57:52 +1300 | GODZone Adventure

Chapter 6 of GODZone will start in downtown Queenstown this weekend. More >>

Partnership with China Cup announced

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:54:25 +1300 | Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand today announces a new partnership with the China Cup International regatta and its official partner Yiihua Technology & Pocket Tech. More >>

Calder Stewart Cycling series opener to support Cheviot

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:25:27 +1300 | Calder Stewart Cycling Series

Record numbers and former World Champ features of Calder Stewart Cycling series opener to support Cheviot More >>

Randwick Park wins Mitre 10 Community of the Year

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:22:23 +1300 | Mitre 10

A small South Auckland suburb that rebounded from tragedy to create a close knit community was last night named Mitre 10 New Zealand Community of the Year for 2017. More >>

Futurist Jason Silva Brings 'Awestruck' To NZ This June

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:51:49 +1300 | Think Inc

In June 2017 Think Inc., in association with AUT, Loop and National Geographic Channel, are excited to bring to New Zealand, for the first time, futurist and explorer of the metaphysics of imagination, Jason Silva .More >>

New Zealanders Offered Sweet Investment

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:20:03 +1300 | Canaan Honey

New Zealanders are being invited to invest money for honey in a revolutionary hive sharing initiative launching today. More >>

Meet our First Place Award Human!

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:16:26 +1300 | Everyday Humans

It was tough, but after a lot of debate and countless hours of screen time, we've chosen our overall winner of the first Everyday Humans Short Film Competition. More >>

Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:04:36 +1300 | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Kapa haka is a powerful and positive expression of who we are as New Zealanders and we proudly support the biennial Te Matatini Festival being held this year in Hastings, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Paul James ...More >>

2017 New Zealander of the Year announcement

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:01:50 +1300 | New Zealander of the year

Filmmaker, actor, artist and champion of New Zealand culture, Taika Waititi has been named 2017 New Zealander of the Year. More >>

Grand old dame of Warkworth back on the public stage

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:11:30 +1300 | Auckland Council

The page turns on a new chapter in the 105-year-old history of the Warkworth Town Hall on Saturday, when the newly refurbished ‘grand old dame’ reopens to the public.More >>

Auckland Live Kids Play-Family Programme 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:41:15 +1300 | Auckland Live

April 18-December 9 – Auckland, NZ - Auckland Live Kids Play is all about getting kids to take part in the arts - we want our tamariki to have fun, learn, try new things, and find out how magical theatre can be! We love seeing children discover ...More >>

Rural bachelors and Marcella Bakker - By Lynley Tulloch

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:22:46 +1300 | Lynley Tulloch

Rural New Zealand has had a lot of publicity recently. Polluted waterways, unmanageable debt, farmer suicide and animal cruelty - it seems all bad news. Now another issue has been added to the mix: the maintenance of New Zealand’s rural population due ...More >>

Jitterati 22.2.17: Lav-a-try, Lav-a-tory

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:52:06 +1300 | Grant Buist

Young bigot chooses to make classmate's life miserable aided by conservative hate group More >>

Mexican Big Wave Star to Tackle the Ultimate Waterman

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:41:30 +1300 | Ultimate Waterman

Carlos ‘Coco’ Nogales is used to being challenged on a grand scale, but Mexico’s big wave surfing ace is expecting his first visit to New Zealand to provide as tough a test as any he’s faced in the water.More >>

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:47:42 +1300 | Creative New Zealand

The world’s most eminent scientific academy is supporting New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice. More >>

Trampoline business site offers flippin’ interesting opportunity

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:17:11 +1300 | Bayleys Realty Group

The land and buildings housing one of Hawke’s Bay’s most popular leisure service operators have been placed on the market for sale.More >>

 

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