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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 >>

The most popular Trade Me auctions of 2016

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:31:17 +1300 | Trade Me Limited

• Millions of items sold on Trade Me during 2016 including Hatchimals , heaters , New World’s little garden stuff , creepy clown costumes and fans but it was a quirky handful of listings that ended up taking out the most viewed auctions of the ...More >>

‘Sex’ beats ‘douche bag’ for year’s top quote

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:01:21 +1300 | Massey University

Green MP Denise Roche’s witty response to Brian Tamaki has won the public’s vote in Massey University’s 2016 Quote of the Year. More >>

Work and Income limit access through forced ID checks

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:59:50 +1300 | Auckland Action Against Poverty

From today, Work and Income staff will be asking for ID from beneficiaries seeking help from Work and Income. This policy shift follows the prosecution of MSD in the Ashburton case for failing to adequately protect staff.More >>

Samsung’s Family Hub ‘Smart Fridge’ Launches in NZ

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:13:09 +1300 | Samsung

New Family Hub refrigerator features a built in WiFi enabled touchscreen that lets you manage groceries and connect with your family like never before More >>

Shapeshifter Share Recipe Prior to Sacred Hill Show

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:13:47 +1300 | Sacred Hill

SHAPESHIFTER RECIPE DECEMBER 2016 SHIFTING PASTA SHAPES INTO A NEW DIMENSION With "Cacio e Pepe" being the height of food fashion lately, meaning cheese and pepper, we thought we could offer this super easy variation on a simple cheese ...More >>

Health and Safety isn’t the Christmas Grinch

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:21:08 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

Myths continue to abound about how health and safety is stopping New Zealanders from doing all the fun things they used to do. More >>

An astronaut, a Cousteau and Gin Wigmore take to the ice

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:18:27 +1300 | TEDxScottBase

An astronaut, a Cousteau, international researchers, sustainable business leaders, a renowned photographer, an award-winning film maker and one of New Zealand’s most popular musicians are joining forces to highlight climate change, celebrate science ...More >>

Minimal Interest for Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:12:57 +1300 | Family First

Three years on from the definition of marriage being changed, statistics show that the demand has been insignificant, and has had to be boosted by overseas couples which represent almost half of all same-sex ‘marriages’ during this period.More >>

 

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