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TANK group grows in confidence

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:30:22 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

TANK group members met at Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga on Tuesday and talked through a core set of freshwater values to manage Hawke’s Bay’s most productive catchments. More >>

Regional council confirms fish farming tender

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:29:04 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato regional councillors have confirmed the go ahead for a tender round for the use of fish farming space in the Coromandel Marine Farming Zone off the north-west Coromandel coast.More >>

Support for streamlining of pest control

Fri, 27 May 2016 10:28:02 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council is supporting central Government plans to streamline the regulatory regime for pest control nationally, saying it will improve efficiency and generate significant cost savings locally.More >>

Budget investment in science, arts and housing welcomed

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:49:46 +1200 | Wellington City Council

26 May 2016 Budget investment in science, arts and housing welcomed Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says: · “The Budget’s announcement of a National Policy Statement (NPS) on Urban Development could support urban renewal in areas like Wellington’s ...More >>

Second year of Capital’s Long-term Plan continues growth

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:48:36 +1200 | Wellington City Council

The Capital City’s plan to encourage economic growth, foster stronger partnerships with communities and forge a more resilient city has reached an important phase, with Wellington City Councillors ready to finalise the budget.More >>

Budget Says Auckland Council Needs To Do More

Thu, 26 May 2016 17:04:21 +1200 | Mark Thomas

The just released Government budget makes it clear that Auckland Council needs to do more to help itself says Mayoral candidate Mark Thomas. More >>

ORC welcomes Government funding for fight against pest trees

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:13:29 +1200 | Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council today welcomed the Budget 2016 announcement of $16 million of new operating funding being allocated over four years to tackle wilding conifers throughout New Zealand.More >>

Major Queen Street Works to Begin in 2017

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:34:27 +1200 | Tasman District Council

Detailed design and an updated construction timetable for major underground pipe upgrades and the total replacement of the surface of Richmond’s Queen Street have been confirmed.More >>

Dunedin delegation to China

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:09:36 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 26 May 2016) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull will lead a Dunedin delegation to China next month focused on strengthening existing ties and unlocking further economic opportunities for the city, particularly in the areas of tourism, ...More >>

Temporary water shutdown in Linton this Saturday postponed

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:03:49 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

The temporary water shutdown scheduled in Linton this Saturday28 May has been postponed due to a heavy rain forecast. More >>

Budget 2016: $3m extra for West Coast DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:47:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for West Coast DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $3m extra for Wairarapa DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:42:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Wairarapa DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Budget 2016: $55m extra for Waikato DHB

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:40:22 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New funding for Waikato DHB in Budget 2016 increases the DHB’s total allocation to a record level, says Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. More >>

Students disappointed with transport fee inaction

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:04:11 +1200 | VUWSA

Students disappointed with council’s inaction to add cheaper tertiary transport fares to annual plan Yesterday, Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President, Jonathan Gee, and Welfare Vice President, Rory Lenihan-Ikin, gave an oral ...More >>

'Flashmob' Parliament to show commitment to Smokefree 2025

Thu, 26 May 2016 13:57:03 +1200 | Smokefree Coalition

To celebrate YouthWeek 2016 students from Aotea College, Wellington East Girls College, Rongotai College and Waikato Tairawhiti Kohanga Reo gathered at Parliament today, demonstrating their commitment to being smokefree. Government’s commitment to making ...More >>

Wellington City economy healthy – quarterly report

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:49:46 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City’s economy is in good heart – with a significant increase in commercial building activity in the March quarter a highlight, according to Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. More >>

Remarkable journey over for Dennis at Waterview

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:33:13 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

The remarkable mechanical journey of Dennis across the skyline of Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway has come to an end. The bright yellow lifting gantry has placed the last of 277 super heavyweight concrete beams into position on the Great North Road Interchange ...More >>

Has the CCC made appropriate use of Existing Use Rights?

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:18:05 +1200 | Empowered Christchurch

(Existing use rights is an exemption under the Section 10 of the Resource Management Act 1991, yet the CCC’s application of this "loophole" appears in direct contradiction to the stated purpose of the Act) More >>

All cultures invited to celebrate Samoan Language Week

Thu, 26 May 2016 12:15:20 +1200 | Porirua City Council

Who: FREE Family Photos by Andrew Matautia (Saint Andrew Photography) The photos will be put on the Pātaka facebook page and Saint Andrew Photography facebook page. Participants may then tag/share/download their photos.More >>

Bond Street set to bond the community

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:43:16 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Bond Street set to bond the community Bond Street has received a face-lift with repainted polka dots, plus new seats and community gardens added to provide inner-city green space – and you’re invited to the public opening Garden Party this Saturday ...More >>


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