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Council supports locally led regeneration

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 12:38:17 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

Council supports locally led regeneration Supporting a step-change in local leadership and progressively passing management of the rebuild to the local community is the focus of Christchurch City Council's submission to the Greater Christchurch Regeneration ...More >>

Further discussion and planning of bus stops for CBD

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 12:21:11 +1300 | Hutt City Council

The Traffic Subcommittee have decided the location of bus stops in Lower Hutt's central business district requires further discussion and planning before a recommendation can be made to Council.More >>

Small bridge carries heavy weights

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 11:33:49 +1300 | Gisborne District Council

Small bridge carries heavy weights A portable bridge system has been used as a solution for heavy vehicles travelling along East Cape Road. More >>

Further Submissions on Proposed District Plan open tomorrow

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 11:29:33 +1300 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The period for lodging further submissions on the Queenstown Lakes District Council’s Proposed District Plan opens tomorrow [Thursday]. More >>

Public invited to farewell UCSA building

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 11:10:10 +1300 | University of Canterbury

For more than 40 years the University of Canterbury Students’ Association building has been a hub of student life, housing a radio station, Canta magazine , bars, a restaurant, and even a cat called Bentley.More >>

Kaikorai Valley pipeline work continues

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:34:04 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 2 December 2015) – A multi-million dollar project to replace old and poorly performing wastewater and water pipes in Kaikorai Valley is well underway. More >>

Roll on Wellington Awards 2015 reward the best of cycling

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:16:42 +1300 | Cycle Aware Wellington

Community spirit and the promise of big things to come were the two main themes in this year’s Roll on Wellington Awards, presented today. More >>

Oil spill clean-up hailed a success

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:14:36 +1300 | Northland Regional Council

Oil spill clean-up hailed a success An oil spill successfully tackled by a multi-agency response team in Whangarei Harbour today appears to have stemmed from a system failure aboard a cargo ship, Northland’s Regional Harbourmaster says. Jim Lyle says it ...More >>

Way to go Dunedin

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:01:38 +1300 | Oil Free Otago

Oil Free Otago congratulates the Dunedin City Council (DCC) for calling on the government to put a moratorium on deep sea oil and gas exploration in the wake Dunedin’s 3,000+ strong People’s Climate March.More >>

Council presents Civic Awards

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 09:32:48 +1300 | Christchurch City Council

The annual awards recognise significant service individuals and groups have given to benefit the Christchurch community. This service can be in across a range of areas including recreation, social welfare, youth activities, education, cultural, religious ...More >>

Christmas comes early for Hawke’s Bay charities

Wed, 2 Dec 2015 09:25:22 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Foundation

Christmas has come early for 44 community groups across the region with more than $117,000 distributed by Hawke’s Bay Foundation from funds donated by Hawke’s Bay residents.More >>

Homelessness on the Horizon for Baby Boomers

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 17:00:24 +1300 | Salvation Army

Baby Boomers who have held down jobs and contributed to the well-being of New Zealand through their taxes may yet become homeless in late middle age or early retirement without urgent Government action, says The Salvation Army. More >>

EQC: Canterbury Home Repair Programme – follow-up audit

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 16:00:31 +1300 | Controller and Auditor-General

The Auditor-General has published her report Earthquake Commission: Managing the Canterbury Home Repair Programme – follow-up audit . This report looks at EQC’s progress in addressing the recommendations we made in our 2013 report about how it ...More >>

New rules take heat out of Auckland market, boost regions

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:55:57 +1300 | QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for November have increased 15.0% over the past year which is the fastest rate since February 2006. Values rose 4.0% over the past three months and are now ...More >>

Subcommittee recommends free parking trial in CBD

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:32:21 +1300 | Hutt City Council

Council’s Traffic Subcommittee has recommended free parking in the week before Christmas and on days of special events, as well as a four-month free parking trial in Lower Hutt’s CBD. These recommendations will be considered by full Council when ...More >>

DCC Officers investigating dog attack

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:22:05 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Tuesday, 1 December 2015) – The Dunedin City Council’s Animal Services department is investigating an incident after a woman was seriously injured in an attack involving three Irish Wolf Hounds this morning.More >>

EQC still failing years into rebuild

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:09:36 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

An Auditor General’s report that says EQC has made little progress improving the way it deals with complainants after all these years is an indictment on the Government, says Labour’s acting Canterbury spokesperson Ruth Dyson.More >>

John Payne appointed Animal Management manager

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 14:22:36 +1300 | Hastings District Council

The man who has been driving change at the Hastings District Council’s Animal Management Centre over the last year has been appointed as the new permanent manager. More >>

Clive bridge a national star

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 14:08:24 +1300 | Hastings District Council

The Clive bridge cycleway, with its footpath made from 4.2 million recycled plastic bags, has made national news this week, cited as an example of just what can be done with discarded plastic bags.More >>

Hana O’regan Appointed General Manager

Tue, 1 Dec 2015 13:48:05 +1300 | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Chief Executive Officer, Arihia Bennett, is pleased to announce the appointment of Hana O’Regan to the newly created position of General Manager – Oranga. More >>


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