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Clear leadership on transport issues needed

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:59:09 +1300 | Rachel Reese

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese has expressed concern that inaccurate statements from candidates and commentators are misleading voters on critical transport issues in Nelson. ‘Voters deserve better than this,’ Ms Reese says. More >>

Steady heart beat as Aucklanders vote

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:51:38 +1300 | Auckland City Council

Electors from across the region can see how the vote tally is rising – north, south, west, east and central - to swell the show your love campaign hearts on digital bill boards.More >>

Goff Misleads On Maori Seats

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:50:58 +1300 | Mark Thomas

Phil Goff supports dedicated Maori seats as part of Auckland Council but won't take action if elected mayor to deliver this says Auckland mayoral candidate Mark Thomas. More >>

Steady heart beat as Aucklanders vote

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:48:34 +1300 | Auckland Council

Electors from across the region can see how the vote tally is rising – north, south, west, east and central - to swell the show your love campaign hearts on digital bill boards.More >>

Regional Committee welcomes tuna decisions

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:06:31 +1300 | Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Water Regional Committee today welcomed the Government’s decisions to separate management of longfin and shortfin eel (tuna) stocks and to significantly reduce the take of vulnerable longfin. The Regional Committee made a submission on ...More >>

Free sports gear for hire to Wainuiomata families

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:30:03 +1300 | Hutt City Council

A new initiative offered at Wainuiomata Library encourages an active lifestyle by offering sports equipment to the community at no cost. More >>

Justin Lester announces post election summit

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:27:59 +1300 | Justin Lester

Wellington mayoral candidate Justin Lester has announced his intention to hold a post election summit within six weeks of the local body elections to build consensus around a plan to grow Wellington under his mayoralty.More >>

Wellington City Taiaha to be presented tomorrow

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:26:33 +1300 | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Taiaha to be presented tomorrow in lead-up to the DHL NZ British & Irish Lions Series More >>

New Health v South Taranaki District Council

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:18:37 +1300 | NZ Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has today released a judgment dismissing three appeals brought by New Health New Zealand Inc (New Health) relating to the fluoridation of public water supplies. More >>

Preferred partner for new hockey turf announced

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:49:26 +1300 | Palmerston North City Council

The Palmerston North City Council has announced that Massey University is the preferred partner for the city’s new hockey turf. More >>

Council invites fresh thinking on Stanley St precinct

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:00:35 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council is inviting fresh thinking about how reserve land in Stanley St, Queenstown, could best be used. More >>

Biodiversity funding in Selwyn Waihora put to good use

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:20:08 +1300 | Environment Canterbury

At its September meeting, the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee heard that nearly every dollar of the $500,000 of funding it allocated to initiatives to protect and enhance the natural environment five years ago had been spent.More >>

Sustainability a matter of “survival”

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:43:12 +1300 | University of Auckland

A high profile business leader has warned that New Zealand must catch up with the movement towards sustainable, “conscious capitalism” to survive in a disrupted world. More >>

UPDATE - Thames South Water Supplies

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:51:42 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

- Hikutaia - The intake for this supply has been cleared and the system is operating again. - Puriri - The intake for this supply has been cleared and the system is operating again.More >>

Spring roadside weed spraying on target

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:21:02 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

RELEASE: Sunday 25 September PO BOX 747, Gisborne 4040, +64 6 867 2049 www.gdc.govt.nz More >>

More than 250 have early say on new Regional Plan

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:39:04 +1300 | Northland Regional Council

More than 250 people have taken up the opportunity to make early comment on an initial draft of an important new plan that will eventually set out how the region’s water, air, land and the coast are managed.More >>

Pathways to public health

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:29:30 +1300 | Massey University

The School of Public Health is hosting its first Public Health Symposium this Friday, - a forum for dialogue, debate and sharing of research and practice to improve public health in Aotearoa New Zealand.More >>

Grocery collection points at key transport facilities

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:23:49 +1300 | Countdown

Countdown teams up with Auckland Transport to trial grocery collection points at key transport facilities More >>

Community invited to New Brighton Regeneration Hub

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:22:35 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

The community is invited to visit a new hub in New Brighton Mall to take part in the area’s regeneration, talk about local matters and find out more about plans for the east.More >>

Nelson: No Council Vote to Be Held on Southern Link Study

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:20:13 +1300 | Stephen Alder

Nelson City Council candidate Stephen Alder is warning people not to base their election choices on the Southern Link after receiving confirmation that NZTA will not be asking the council to vote on the controversial proposal.More >>

 

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