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Sky Tower lights black and white for Emirates Team NZ

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:36:33 +1200 | SKYCITY

Tonight we are lighting our Sky Tower in black and white to show our support for Emirates Team New Zealand in their battle for the 35th Americas Cup. More >>

A Reporters Guide to the Opportunities Party

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:56:22 +1200 | The Opportunities Party

A REPORTERS GUIDE TO THE OPPORTUNITIES PARTY (straight answers to simple questions that will let us talk about important stuff) More >>

ACT will bring back the birdsong

Wed, 31 May 2017 17:20:50 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT has joined the Environment Commissioner’s call to save our native birds, and has proposed a policy to do just that. More >>

Free Press - Budget Special

Mon, 29 May 2017 16:54:41 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT’s regular bulletin A Purple Budget Red and blue mix to make purple, and this budget is a mixture of Labour and National policy, mainly Labour. Nikita Khrushchev said ‘your grandchildren will live under communism.’ Michael Cullen didn’t ...More >>

Open Letter from Kim Dotcom

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:01:14 +1200 | Kim Dotcom

1. As you know, you and I have previously corresponded after I reached out to you to offer my assistance with the GoFundMe campaign on behalf of the family of Mr Rich ( family ). I understand from our communications that you are representing the family ...More >>

Greens attack Trump, end up sounding just like him

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:03:31 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

James Shaw’s comment that Donald Trump is “the most dangerous person since Adolf Hitler” begs the question of just what planet the Greens are living on, says ACT Leader David Seymour.More >>

Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s Good Friday crucifixion

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:53:17 +1200 | Hugh Steadman

Appropriately, Good Friday was chosen by the National government to hammer another nail into Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s crucifix. Carolyn is a Canadian citizen now living in Germany. She has been exiled from her husband, Harmon, and their home in Lincoln, ...More >>

Three Wins Sat Night, Announces Married at First Sight NZ

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:31:19 +1200 | Mediaworks

Three won the night on Saturday in the key 25-54 demographic as well as 18-49 with family movie We Bought a Zoo winning its timeslot. The Graham Norton Show also won its timeslot on Friday night in both 25-54 and Household Shoppers with Kids and Sunday ...More >>

We are at War!!

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:24:09 +1200 | Conservative Party

WE ARE AT WAR 21 April 2017 Conservative Party Leader, Leighton Baker’s Anzac message to New Zealand. More >>

Jitterati 12.4.17: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:30:08 +1200 | Grant Buist

Easter! Time for… bunnies. More >>

Lake Horowhenua Trespass Prosecution "Disturbingly Medieval"

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:19:41 +1300 | Phil Taueki

In New Zealand, this week’s Court of Appeal decision quashing the acquittal of an owner charged with trespassing on his own land is disturbingly medieval, according to the owner who will now be retried for the same offence thrown out by a district ...More >>

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 >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
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