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SCIRT traffic update - week starting 22 September, 2014

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:14:28 +1200 | Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/scirt-traffic-news-22-september-ilam-fendalton-drivers-be-ready-kahu-closure-monday More >>

Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:49:54 +1200 | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation today announced winners of the biennial Weedbuster Awards. More >>

Memories of Main Street coming to Upper Hutt’s Mall

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:43:35 +1200 | Upper Hutt City Council

A pop-up museum devoted to Main Street and the many changes it has undergone since the late 19th century will be open to the public during Positive Aging Week from 24 – 27 September.More >>

Wanaka Community Pool reopening

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:37:12 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wanaka Community Pool will reopen next Saturday, 27 September, with free entry and fun activities for the day. More >>

Doing Business Better Project for Kopu

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:18:26 +1200 | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're looking at how we can retain existing businesses while attracting newcomers in the Kopu and Kaiwhenua areas through our Kopu Doing Business Better programme. More >>

SPCA expresses concern over toxin in waterways

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:10:47 +1200 | Ban 1080

Ric Odom CEO of Royal NZ SPCA has expressed concern over the toxic poison 1080 entering waterways, but DoC, Council’s and Ministry of Health have colluded to make it legal. More >>

Invitation to talk about the BIG SIX

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:41:45 +1200 | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Afternoon tea chats with Hawke’s Bay Regional Councillors are just one way people can add their ten cents to HBRC’s re-think on next year’s Long Term Plan. More >>

Boil Water Notice for Arrowtown

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:13:30 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Arrowtown residents and businesses are advised to boil all water for drinking and food preparation until at least next Tuesday. Queenstown Lakes District Council has issued a Boil Water Notice, because routine sampling has identified e-coli in the ...More >>

Prime Time with Sean Plunket - Tonight

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:05:08 +1200 | The Nation

No MPs tonight --- the campaign will be over at 9 30. Instead we will look back --- and possibly forward on what we have learned and what might happen. Listener Political Columnist Jane Clifton Editor in Chief, NZ Herald, Tim Murphy Former Labour President, ...More >>

Hutt City a winner with Phoenix and temporary stadium

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:52:39 +1200 | Hutt City Council

The Wellington Phoenix today confirmed that they will play three A-League matches at Hutt City’s Hutt Recreation Ground and create a temporary stadium to do it. The Phoenix season in February and March 2015 will be disrupted by the Cricket World ...More >>

Waikato district focus on community wellbeing

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:19:22 +1200 | Waikato District Council

In line with our goal to enable further economic development and employment opportunities in our district, this month we launched Open Waikato, our online prospectus. This is a fantastic resource for people who want to invest, live or visit the Waikato ...More >>

NZ Independent Coalition looking forward to tomorrow

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:39 +1200 | New Zealand Independent Coalition

“Our team is looking forward to tomorrow. It is a real opportunity to reclaim politics for the people,” said NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan. More >>

Street Party to Celebrate Revitalisation

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:46:38 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 19 September 2014) – It’s been all about breathing new life into old And now, to celebrate, a street party centred on Vogel Street will be held on Saturday, 18 October between 3pm and 10pm.More >>

Hastings District Council wins Customer Service Award

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:39:27 +1200 | Hastings District Council

The Hastings District Council Customer Service Team has won the 2014 ALGIM Customer Service Local Government Team of the Year award. The award was presented at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Customer Service symposium held ...More >>

Election day is tomorrow - make sure you're a part of it!

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:44:48 +1200 | Electoral Commission

Tomorrow, Saturday 20 September, is election day, and New Zealanders’ last chance to have a say on who leads the country for the next three years. More >>

Small cats with big ears arrive at Wellington Zoo

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:41:09 +1200 | Wellington Zoo

Visitors to Wellington Zoo will be able to see New Zealand’s first Caracals in the Zoo’s new Grassland Cats habitat, with a special visitor opening day on Saturday 27 September.More >>

Get Ready Week to promote local preparedness

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:19:57 +1200 | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) and Rotorua Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group are coordinating a number of activities to support Get Ready Week 2014. The annual event is being celebrated nationally from 21 to 27 September. This year’s ...More >>

Heritage Festival commemorates WW1

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:02:30 +1200 | Auckland Council

This year Auckland Heritage Festival commemorates the centenary of the First World War with the theme ‘courage has many resting places’. More >>

Shared Service Initiative to Promote Northland

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:01:31 +1200 | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council and regional economic development agency Northland Inc Ltd are joining forces in a new shared service initiative to promote the Northland Region.More >>

Tourism Award for Canterbury Museum

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:13:32 +1200 | Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum is celebrating following its win of the 2014 Champion Canterbury Business Award for Tourism/Hospitality (medium to large enterprises) at the Gala Dinner held in the Horncastle Arena on Wednesday night. More >>

 

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