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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 >>

Best fish guide doesn’t paint an accurate picture

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:28:45 +1300 | Moana NZ

The Best Fish Guide published by Forest and Bird Society lists very few species of fish that we can eat with a clear conscience but this couldn’t be further from the truth. More >>

Pixie Town: Childhood favourite back for Christmas

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:20:38 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

A well-known Dunedin Christmas tradition is coming back to bring Christmas joy. A childhood favourite for many Dunedin residents, Pixie Town opens at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum on Friday 9 December. More >>

EPA imports reindeer in time for Christmas

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:52:52 +1300 | Environmental Protection Authority

New Zealand will welcome a dozen reindeer in the lead-up to Christmas after a late application to import the animals from Scandinavian company, Red Nose. More >>

Julian Assange: No More Secrets, No More Lies

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:24:47 +1300 | Think Inc

From the Embassy of Ecuador in London, Assange will be transported live back to Auckland & Melbourne simultaneously via video link, with audience members in both cities having the opportunity to ask questions to one of the world’s most notorious figures. ...More >>

Kiwi truck driver star of Volvo's latest stunt video

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:32:08 +1300 | Volvo

Press information Volvo Trucks’ new Live Test ‘The Flying Passenger’ spotlights unique powertrain performance in spectacular paragliding stunt More >>

Predator Free 2050 Ltd board appointed

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:21:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The company which will be a key player in achieving New Zealand’s Predator Free 2050 ambition is now up and running, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. More >>

‘City Roots’ On the Global Cocktail Stage

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:39:39 +1300 | City Roots

Bill Scott Ready To Leave His Legacy On the Global Cocktail Stage Thanks To His Creation ‘City Roots’ More >>

Kiwi Vapers Come to Kaikoura’s Rescue

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:26:45 +1300 | New Zealand Vaping Alliance

The New Zealand Vaping Community has helicoptered into Kaikoura much needed e-cigarettes and e-liquid supplies for vapers suffering the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and its aftershocks.More >>

SodaStream Rejects Gag Order

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:10:16 +1300 | SodaStream

SodaStream CEO Says They Will Continue to Fight Against the Shameful Use of Polluting Plastic Bottles More >>

Peters: Gerry or Jerry? That is the question

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:46:28 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

We were called by a businessman who had just come from Kaikoura to ask, was it normal for OSH to tell the army what to do in a state of emergency? More >>

All Blacks’ Sponsor-Dominated Jersey Doesn’t Cut It

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:30:08 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Many New Zealanders will have a view on the new All Black jersey and so do we, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters. More >>

30,000 Bees Among Those Rescued by the NZDF

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:07:53 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

One of the estimated 900 Kaikoura residents rescued by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) from the quake-damaged seaside town carried his most valuable possession: about 30,000 bees. More >>

Once ‘Bad’ Russia is Now ‘Good’ as PM Flip Flops Again

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:06:16 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The Prime Minister’s numerous flip flops, inside and outside of Parliament, and on the diplomatic circuit is hindering rather than helping New Zealand’s trade agreements.More >>

Paul Henry … Invivo’s Newest Winemaker

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:07:44 +1300 | Invivo Wines New Zealand

When Invivo winemakers were looking for a personality to make a Pinot Noir to match Graham Norton’s Own Sauvignon Blanc, they looked no further than Paul Henry. Now Paul ‘The Palate’ Henry can add winemaker to his career. More >>

New Zealander Makes History Swimming Across Dead Sea

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:46:59 +1300 | Shalom.Kiwi

The hypersaline lake at the lowest point on Earth is where people from all over the world take pictures of themselves reading the paper while floating . It’s dangerous to put your face in the water – even a drop of the Dead Sea in your eye causes ...More >>


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