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What Kiwis’ Favourite Ice Cream Flavours Say About Them

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:55:37 +1300 | OOB Organic

MATAKANA, NZ – A recent report from OOB, the Matakana-based organic ice cream makers, has revealed:More >>

Multivitamins a Kiwi Winner

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:24:12 +1300 | Canstar Blue

A new survey by consumer satisfaction company, Canstar Blue, has revealed that the majority (72%) of Kiwis are convinced that multivitamins are effective and three quarters say they feel better when they take them regularly.More >>

Taxpayer Funded Middle Finger From Eleanor Catton

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:42:03 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is questioning Man Booker prize winner Eleanor Catton’s comments regarding the Government’s support of the arts given the substantial support she has personally received from taxpayers. More >>

Will NZ miss the massive economic opportunity?

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:43:17 +1300 | New Zealand Hemp Industries Association Inc

Will New Zealand miss the massive economic opportunity available? It all depends on the New Zealand and Australia Food Ministers meeting on 30 January 2015. More >>

Site back up - enter now

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:05:11 +1300 | Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year

27 January 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to a virus and repeat attacks, the PAK’n Save Kapiti Sportsperson of the Year Awards website has only been sporadically available throughout January. The site is now back up and organisers ...More >>

13: The Soap - Thirteen hours of theatre

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:02:16 +1300 | Kickin Rad Productions

1995. A world before texting with no less subtext; with no Facebook but no less unfriending. Back when grunge was cool, pop was bubblegum, and Toy Story 1 was released). Where fashion was tartan, and midriff’d, and fluro. And sometimes double denim. Back ...More >>

Definitely Not Witches Definitely Aren’t

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:35:40 +1300 | Definitely Not Witches

Following a wave of bizarre weather events, mysterious happenings and spontaneous frog transformations of local politicians, the women who claim to be Definitely Not Witches held a press conference to address accusations of harnessing the powers of ...More >>

Veteran Racer Kenny Smith Rolls Back Years, Odd On For Title

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:39:21 +1300 | New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing

Veteran Racer Kenny Smith Rolls Back the Years And Looks Odds on for International Single Seater Title More >>

The Treaty has to take centre stage

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:09:19 +1300 | The Morgan Foundation

Is the Treaty of Waitangi done and dusted when the last iwi claim is settled? – not according to Gareth Morgan. Today at Ratana Pa Gareth explained that despite the historic settlements, New Zealand has yet to honour the Treaty. Gareth says Pakeha ...More >>

Frode Gjerstad Trio 2015 Aotearoa Tour

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:57:03 +1300 | Audio Foundation

Norway’s most energetic and mind shattering acoustic trio returns to Aotearoa....atom splitting, seismic shifting, brain melting improvised music... More >>

World shearing record is all-go

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:57:14 +1300 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World shearing record is all-go Initial Release 21 Jan 2015 From Doug Laing, media officer, Shearing Sports New Zealand More >>

No surfing, no beers as Kiwi shearer tackles huge record

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:52:27 +1300 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

It must have been hard for shearer and surfer Stacey Te Huia – two days at the beach, no surfboard, and barely a sheep in sight. More >>

Tolley bitches about beneficiaries growing pot

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:52:00 +1300 | Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party

Anne Tolley's bitching about beneficiaries being too well off because they grow cannabis is a gross generalisation which highlights the government's failed drug policy.More >>

Fridge Art to be auctioned for Children’s Charity

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:48:20 +1300 | SMEG New Zealand

At 10am this morning, Smeg New Zealand is giving the public the opportunity to bid for a stunning Smeg FAB28 retro refrigerator which has received a stunning makeover by talented New Zealand designer Nikolai Sorensen. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Advice From the Holy Father

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:20:31 +1300 | Martin Doyle

With 17 coffins barely in the ground, the Pope's 'I'll punch anyone who insults my mother' comment was mistimed [and just a tad un-popish?]. More >>

The Dark & Unexamined Underside of the Charlie Hebdo Affair

Sun, 18 Jan 2015 16:54:45 +1300 | John Chuckman

We hear much about bloody events in Paris being an attack upon western traditions and freedom of the press, and I am sorry but such claims are close to laughable, even though there is nothing remotely funny about mass murder.More >>

Burglary of a pharmacy in Kerikeri

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:22:58 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police caught a man riding a 50cc Moped scooter in Kerikeri soon after he had burgled a pharmacy in the town. More >>

Research and development relationship about to pay dividends

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:24:11 +1300 | Riddet Institute

Goodman Fielder's two and half-year relationship with the Riddet Institute has led to the filing of three patents; one for a baking product with enhanced health properties and the other two for dairy products with improved sensory and health attributes.More >>

Summer Star Trek beaming down to Wellington!

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:06:22 +1300 | Summer Star Trek

It’s warp speed ahead as Enterprise Entertainment brings their crowd-pleasing show Summer Star Trek to Wellington for the second year of their five-year mission. More >>

What Are the Navy’s Rules of Engagement Against Pirates?

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:26:06 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The reported standoff between three vessels caught fishing illegally and the offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMNZS Wellington, reveals New Zealand First’s concern about both rules of engagement and the warfighting capability of our naval vessels.More >>


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