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Ehrlich: Strokes, Alzheimer's and "Dangerous" Birthdays

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:20:36 +1300 | Richard S. Ehrlich

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Alzheimer's and dementia can be triggered by small silent strokes caused by high blood pressure, but "birthdays are dangerous" and can be fatal for elderly people, warned a World Federation of Neurology former president.More >>

Employer Trying to Sideline Kiwi Workers

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:47:27 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 10 MARCH 2017 Employer Trying to Sideline Kiwi Workers More >>

Whio Awareness Month – pucker up for NZ’s native blue duck

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 14:45:36 +1300 | Department of Conservation

DOC and Genesis Energy are launching a whio “duckface” selfie competition for Whio Awareness Month (1-31 March), aiming to raise awareness of New Zealand’s native river surfing blue duck and the fact that whio are one of New Zealand’s most endangered ...More >>

Get ducks in a row on drugs and the workplace

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 13:47:01 +1300 | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business group advises employers to get ducks in a row on drugs and the workplace More >>

'Capital in the 21st Century' for French/NZ film adaptation

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 13:10:05 +1300 | 818 Entertainment

The international bestseller (over 3 million copies sold worldwide) Capital in the 21st Century written by Thomas Piketty, (Editions du Seuil) will be given a big screen adaptation as Matthew Metcalfe of General Film Corporation and Yann Le Prado of Upside ...More >>

Subsidised Vaping for Smokers Supported

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 10:11:25 +1300 | Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy

Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) fully supports Marama Fox’s suggested idea of subsidised Vaping for Smokers. More >>

A steam train on the Gisborne Airport runway

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:37:58 +1300 | Eastland Group

Eastland Group Flywheels sees cyclists, skateboarders, rollerbladers and a steam train on the Gisborne Airport runway More >>

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:01:11 +1300 | Massey University

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students   A rainbow chain of 423 arm-linked Massey University students rose up simultaneously in a Guinness World Record breaking event at the Manawatū campus yesterday.More >>

Pecking Order to Hatch in Kiwi Cinemas This Year

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:49:23 +1300 | 818 Entertainment

The distinctly Kiwi world of competitive poultry pageantry (yep, you read that right!) will get the big screen treatment this year when the feature-length feel-good flockumentary Pecking Order hatches in cinemas nationwide mid-2017. Pecking Order follows members ...More >>

Lake Elterwater cricket match can go ahead on dry lake

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:30:27 +1300 | Marlborough District Council

A community cricket match on the dry bed of Lake Elterwater on Marlborough’s East Coast is not affected by an abatement notice asking a local farmer to stop using the lake bed to graze cattle and to cultivate.More >>

Research pops cork on lunar–effect wine theory

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:42:34 +1300 | Lincoln University

If your wine does not taste as good as it did yesterday don’t blame the moon.More >>

Gifts Less Ordinary officially launches in New Zealand today

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:08:58 +1300 | Gifts Less Ordinary

The Dressing Gown Prince George wore when he met President Obama is now available in New Zealand More >>

Three's New Identity

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 17:31:59 +1300 | Mediaworks

At midnight, MediaWorks’ iconic Kiwi media brand TV3 will transform into Three. With a new brand and new look it’s unlike anything we’ve done before. More >>

Trump a Condom say Chch Leaders

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:05:41 +1300 | John Stringer

Local Christchurch businessman John Stringer (who is also a local Community Board representative in Christchurch) is unhappy about repeated vitriol being posted online by sitting Christchurch City Councillors about the new President of the United States ...More >>

Graffiti water blasting

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:33:42 +1300 | Hastings District Council

Cleaning up graffiti in our district is an ongoing process and it does take water to remove it. More >>

Alayne’s Cat Safari

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:04:27 +1300 | Making Friends Collective

Has life got you down? Do you find yourself wishing you could #landonyourfeet? Are you losing your work day Googling pictures of cats? Do you every catch yourself thinking, ‘I wish I could meet more nice cats’? More >>

One storm down, another on its way

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:31:31 +1300 | NIWA

The intense low pressure system that developed in the Tasman sea late yesterday had become as strong as a category 2 tropical cyclone by 8am today, says NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll. More >>

Annual "Laugh-in-the-Park" for everyone! (free event)

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:48:34 +1300 | St Albans Laughter Club

Bring your friends and family and try Laughter Yoga, for all ages and physical capabilities!! (BYO picnic for afterwards.) More >>

Richie & Gemma’s Wonderful Wanaka Wedding

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:08:59 +1300 | Woman's Day

WOMAN'S DAY TAKES YOU INSIDE MR & MRS MCCAW'S BIG DAY THE OFFICIAL WEDDING ALBUM ON SALE FROM MONDAY, JANUARY 16 More >>

Trade Me Motor's most popular listings of 2016

Thu, 5 Jan 2017 10:42:30 +1300 | Trade Me Limited

Below is the list of the top ten most popular Trade Me Motors listings of 2016. These are based on the number of Trade Me members who have viewed and watchlisted these vehicles. Please let me know if you have any questions or want any further information. ...More >>

 

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