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Local communities critical to Civil Defence

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:47:46 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will focus on empowering New Zealand communities to be resilient in Civil Defence disasters, says Labour’s Civil Defence spokesperson Clare Curran. More >>

LPC Response to CCHL Full Takeover Offer for LPC

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:46:39 +1200 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

The Board of Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) met today to consider the Independent Adviser's Report prepared by Northington Partners on the merits of the Offer by Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL) and to finalise the Target Company Statement and Directors' ...More >>

Cycling Opening: Upper Queen St | Grafton | Beach Rd

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:36:37 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

The latest section of Auckland’s expanding cycling and walking network – the Upper Queen Street, Grafton Gully and Beach Road link - will be opened this Saturday (6 September).More >>

Bespoke seating to be unveiled for Dunedin’s Warehouse Precinct

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:19:58 +1200 | Otago Polytechnic

Four bespoke seats with locally curated time capsules inside are being unveiled in Dunedin’s historic warehouse precinct tomorrow, the 2nd of September, at 12pm.More >>

Free microchipping of dogs in Hastings

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:15:00 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Free microchipping of dogs in Hastings Hastings dog owners will be able to get their beloved pet microchipped for free until Christmas. Hastings District Council is offering free microchipping of dogs that are not currently microchipped but are registered ...More >>

Lyttelton offer amounts to premium up to 14%: adviser report

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:25:28 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Christchurch City Holdings' offer to mop up the remaining shares in Lyttelton Port Co amounts to a premium of up to 14 percent, according to a report from the independent adviser that recommends it be accepted.More >>

Hearings on shaping Auckland’s development underway

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:28:07 +1200 | Auckland Council

New Zealand’s largest planning review gets underway in Auckland today with an Independent Hearings Panel beginning its deliberations on Auckland Council’s Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. The hearing is before Environment Court judge, David Kirkpatrick who ...More >>

$34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:40:40 +1200 | New Zealand Government

1 September 2014 Media Statement $34,000 for restored wetland and new track of Paekakariki More >>

More action needed on alcohol law reform, says NZMA

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:37:18 +1200 | New Zealand Medical Association

An editorial in today’s [29 August] New Zealand Medical Journal drives home the message that New Zealand has too many risky drinkers, and too little alcohol law reform, says the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA).More >>

Liquor Licencing 20 Working Day Deadline Strictly Enforced

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:21:36 +1200 | Ruapehu District Council

Bars, clubs and events needing a licence to sell or supply alcohol must strictly adhere to the legal timeframes required by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (the Act).More >>

Second Hand Sunday is back!

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:26:28 +1200 | Nelson City Council

Due to popular demand, Second Hand Sunday is back on Sunday 28 September from 10am to 1pm, and registrations are now open. More >>

Heritage Buildings Get Funds Boost

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:44:59 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Eleven heritage building owners will receive over $200,000 from Wellington City Council’s Built Heritage Incentive fund. More >>

Survey makes a start on future Warkworth public transport

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:32:51 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Over 300 submissions were received in a survey on future public transport options for Warkworth, with clear support shown for a proposed Warkworth to Silverdale and the City connection.More >>

Locals support big Hibiscus Coast public transport changes

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:31:59 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Feedback on changes to the public transport network for the Hibiscus Coast closed last month with more than 800 submissions received, and more than 70% of people supporting or strongly supporting the changes proposed.More >>

Stump of fallen Raglan Phoenix Palm tree to be removed next

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:33:51 +1200 | Waikato District Council

Stump of fallen Raglan Phoenix Palm tree to be removed next week One of Raglan’s iconic Phoenix Palm trees was damaged in a storm earlier in the year and will not be replaced due to the root system of the adjacent Pohutakawa tree dominating the ...More >>

Independent Epsom Candidate: Adam Holland

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:44:39 +1200 | Adam Holland

Today I am very proud to have been nominated to run as an independent candidate by the people of Epsom in order to work hard for the people of Epsom, Mount Eden, Newmarket and Remuera.More >>

Community meeting sees way forward on New Brighton project

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:40:31 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

The proposed New Brighton legacy project of hot salt water pools is back on track after a meeting on Saturday between Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel, local councilors, community board members, community representatives, council staff and business groups.More >>

Council wins national boat safety award

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:51:51 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Council wins national boat safety award Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team has won a national award recognising its boat safety work for the region and New Zealand.More >>

Culture Change Required

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:48:47 +1200 | Clinton Dearlove

"There are serious issues raised in an Employment Relations Authority judgement released this week. The culture within the Whangarei District Council (WDC) organisation must change. The culture of any organisation is defined by its leadership starting ...More >>

Rotorua generally a safe place to live

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:05:48 +1200 | Rotorua District Council

Most residents think Rotorua is generally a safe place to live according to a recently completed perceptions of safety survey commissioned by Rotorua District Council. Survey results show 82 per cent of people surveyed said Rotorua was ‘definitely’ ...More >>

 

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