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Reports examine aspects of road safety

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:38:45 +1300 | Ministry Of Transport

Three recently released reports by the Ministry of Transport highlight different aspects of road safety. The first report assessed the social costs of road injury crashes for 2013.More >>

Christmas Day Hampers for 100 Greater Wellington families

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:00:01 +1300 | Wellington City Mission

This year the Wellington City Mission continues its Christmas Eve tradition of delivering a special ‘Christmas Day Hamper’ to 100 families who are most in need. At 8:30am on Wednesday 24 December Mission staff, accompanied by Christmas Star Appeal Champions ...More >>

Take heed of alcohol bans when celebrating New Year

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:37:22 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

People looking to see in the New Year with a dash of their favourite tipple are reminded of a number of alcohol bans in the city. “This year the Council introduced a new permanent alcohol ban in Sumner on New Year’s Eve, adding to other ban areas across ...More >>

Another Way to Check Beach Water Quality this Summer

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:09:39 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Information on Hawke’s Bay beaches is now on the environmental monitoring website Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) – http://www.lawa.org.nz/ . More >>

Wanted: Volunteers for Record Summer of High Profile New Zea

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:07:15 +1300 | NZ Association of Event Professionals

With one of the biggest summer line-ups of major events that New Zealand has ever seen, event organisers are facing a bigger need than ever before for volunteers. More >>

Be Prepared, Check in with Your GP

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:44:56 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

A surge of people using emergency departments across the Waikato during the Christmas and New Year period has highlighted a need for the public to be better prepared. More >>

Missing Tramper - update #2

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:42:45 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Horowhenua Search and Rescue have found some promising signs in the search for missing tramper, David Schopf who was last seen in the Ötaki Forks area on Wednesday 17th December 2014.More >>

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:37:44 +1300 | Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series More >>

Snap survey - pressure of alcohol on emergency departments

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:33:32 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

The sound of heart rate monitors hum rhythmically oblivious to the traumas they observe. More >>

Taking care of your hot dog

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:20:02 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

If you have a dog please remember that there are dog restriction times on beaches over summer. More >>

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. More >>

Police warn about use of disturbingly realistic replica guns

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:45:20 +1300 | New Zealand Police

An 18 year-old man alleged to have been holding a replica gun sparked a full armed Police response on the North Shore this morning. More >>

Christmas release a Owl-ing success say Hamilton Police

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:42:37 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police and wildlife rescue staff say though he's a bit overweight with Christmas cheer, a rare native bird rescued in a storm last month is well enough to fend for himself following his release in Hamilton today.More >>

International Celebration of Water And Peace

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:27:29 +1300 | Intercreate

Intercreate.org in association with project partners Creative New Zealand, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki, Taranaki Savings Bank Community Trust and the Intercreate community are pleased to announce an International Celebration of Water ...More >>

Decision to transfer ownership of Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:12:00 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

Exactly 10 years after ownership of 13 of the district’s lake beds was signed over to Te Arawa, the Rotorua Lakes Council has resolved to transfer ownership of the Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa Lakes Trust.More >>

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:45:13 +1300 | Auckland Council

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events.More >>

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:21:46 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village.More >>

Mr Rental Wellington Gives Away Summer’s Hottest Prize

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:44:03 +1300 | Mr Rental

Summer is here and Mr Rental is determined to see the great Kiwi backyard barbie come out of hibernation. Mr Rental Wellington is proud to provide a summer BBQ bundle to local winning customer Janine Daniels so she can fire up the grill again.More >>

Burn safely over summer

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:43:03 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

“Check with us before lighting any fires this summer,” is the message form Gisborne District Council principal fire officer, Richard Steele. A permit is required to light an open air fire in the Gisborne urban and rural residential area, and may ...More >>

Temporary Liquor Ban for festival

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:36:54 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

A temporary liquor ban will be in force on public areas near Midway beach for the duration of the Baywatch and Rhythm and Vines festivals from 27 December until 1 January.More >>

 

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