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Ngaruroro Water Conservation Order

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:20:40 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Regional Council

James Palmer, HBRC’s Group Manager Strategic Development, says it’s premature to consider a Water Conservation Order or WCO application for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers while a planning process is already under way in this catchment.More >>

Maori And Pacific Island Cyclists Raise Awareness for Cancer

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:15:08 +1300 | Hastings District Council

It is not often you see a team of Maori and Pacific Island cyclists on the road, says the organiser of the Uso Bike Ride – but the unusual sight will wend its way through Hawke’s Bay next week.More >>

Upper North Island ‘Growth Triangle’ Confidence Reinforced

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:45:11 +1300 | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Upper North Island ‘Growth Triangle’ Confidence Reinforced by Port Action The decision of Ports of Auckland to establish an inland port in Hamilton will give upper North Island businesses greater choice for moving exports and imports around New ...More >>

Community to vote on preferred New Brighton projects

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:36:05 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

New Brighton residents will next week vote on community ideas to brighten-up public spaces in the seaside suburb. More >>

Stratford District Council Adopts 2016/17 Annual Plan

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:14:30 +1300 | Stratford District Council

Stratford District Council was the first in the region to adopt its 2016/17 Annual Plan at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 9 February. “Changes to legislation have provided Council the opportunity to adopt the Annual Plan earlier than usual as there ...More >>

Ratings Changes to Encourage Māori Land Development

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:11:31 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minita Whanaketanga Māori Minister for Māori Development Minita Tuarua Whanaketanga Ohaoha Associate Minister for Economic Development More >>

Report: Principles for co-governing natural resources

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:31:21 +1300 | Office of the Auditor-General

This afternoon the Auditor-General’s report Principles for effectively co-governing natural resources was presented to the House of Representatives. More >>

New Special Housing Areas to deliver 4500 more homes

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:06:15 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New Special Housing Areas to deliver 4500 more homes for Auckland Fourteen new Special Housing Areas that will provide more than 4500 new homes across Auckland were announced today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown. “This ...More >>

Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:52:47 +1300 | Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland to develop Waikato freight hub Ports of Auckland Limited announced today that it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase 33 hectares of land at Northgate Business Park for development as a freight hub. The site has excellent ...More >>

Business support for runway highest for two years

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:31:43 +1300 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Thursday 11th February 2016 Business support for runway highest for two years, Chamber survey shows Business support for lengthening Wellington Airport’s runway is now the highest it’s been since the Chamber of Commerce first asked members about it ...More >>

More Strikes Against the Credibility of Fluoride Free NZ

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:58:36 +1300 | Making Sense of Fluoride

More Strikes Against the Credibility of Fluoride Free NZ as Whakatane Councillors reconsider their decision More >>

Bacon Butty in Return for Biking

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:46:58 +1300 | Hastings District Council

It was all hands to the pump this morning, as many hundreds of school children biked in all the way from suburbs around Hastings, and were rewarded with a great breakfast. More >>

Foundation North Grants Millions for Community Initiatives

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:22:17 +1300 | Foundation North

Foundation North Grants Over Thirty Nine Million Dollars for Community Initiatives And Amenities in Auckland And Northland More >>

Appeal for public help over jetski incident

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:16:16 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team is appealing for witnesses to help unpick how an 11-year-old girl was injured in a jetski mishap at Tuakau on Sunday. After liaising with police, council harbourmasters say they have little to go on ...More >>

A Day of Going by Bike

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:40:53 +1300 | Auckland Transition Agency

A Day of Going by Bike Alistair Young was one of hundreds of people across Auckland who cycled on their commute today as part of the nationwide Go By Bike Day. Cycling every day into the city from Remuera, Alistair enjoyed taking a detour today to the ...More >>

Sparks Romantic Music Sets Valentine Hearts Aflame

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:01:38 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Sparks Romantic Music Sets Valentine Hearts Aflame A night of unashamed romance awaits Sparks concert-goers this year, as the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra plucks the heart-strings with over 80 minutes of classic love themes. The free North Hagley ...More >>

ECan are failing the farmers who have done the right thing

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:20:56 +1300 | Green Party

ECan has failed farmers who have securely fenced their waterways and provided water for stock on their farms by letting Lakes Station off with no fine, the Green Party said today. Lakes Station cows were photographed wading in Lake Taylor last month, ...More >>

New food service rolls out at Dunedin Hospital

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:18:24 +1300 | Southern District Health Board

Following the smooth implementation of a new patient menu and food model provided by Compass Group at Southland Hospital on 11 January 2016, Dunedin and Wakari hospitals will transition to the same menu and food model today.More >>

Kāpiti residents get behind the handle bars

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:54:38 +1300 | Kapiti Coast District Council

A resurgence in cycling was celebrated by Kāpiti bike riders today with a free breakfast for the annual Go by Bike Day. More >>

Make sure you buy water from a registered supplier

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:39:46 +1300 | Nelson Malborough District Health Board

With the dry weather likely to continue, people who rely on rain for household water supply may consider purchasing water to top up their tanks. More >>


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