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Images, Video: Four alternative flags for referendum ranking

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 11:26:54 +1200 | Flag Consideration Project

The Flag Consideration Panel announced today the four flag designs that eligible voters will rank in the first binding postal referendum this year, between 20 November and 11 December.More >>

Free Press 24/8/15

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:32:01 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

The Green Party have jumped all over suggestions that Destiny Church will make a third application to operate a Partnership School after two failed attempts. The Greens have always been the most authoritarian party, knowing a right way to live ...More >>

Deadly rattle detected in Cuban maracas

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:29:21 +1200 | Ministry For Primary Industries

Biosecurity staff detected a deadly rattle in a set of souvenir maracas carried by two air passengers arriving in New Zealand from Cuba. More >>

Stolen car follows pursuit - Christchurch - Canterbury

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:06:08 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At 10.50 am Monday 24th August 2015 a stolen Nissan Cefiro was seen travelling north on Fitzgerald Avenue and two police units signalled the driver to stop. More >>

Honour The Bank of Dad and pay it forward this Father's Day

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:59:04 +1200 | ChildFund

Remember when Dad gave you the last of his coins so you could race out to the ice cream truck? Gave you that critical financial advice? Or perhaps loaned you the cash to buy a house or start your dream business?More >>

Police statement on ISIL list - plus family statement

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:17:44 +1200 | New Zealand Police

“Police is aware of the list reported in media this morning purporting to be from ISIL. We are making enquiries about the list and liaising with the relevant agencies. More >>

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:00:48 +1200 | Spark

Paging network to be shut down in New Zealand The days of getting ‘beeped’ are coming to an end. After several years of review Spark New Zealand has announced its decision to decommission the legacy paging network on 31 March 2017. Nowadays, paging ...More >>

Conservative Shock Value: Craig’s “Dirty Politics”

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:48 +1200 | Francis Cook

Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig held a press conference at 2pm on Thursday in which he detailed his plans for legal action against Cameron Slater, Jordan Williams, and John Stringer.More >>

Gareth Morgan Announces Winner of $20k Flag Competition

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:23:31 +1200 | The Morgan Foundation

The winner of the Morgan Foundation’s $20,000 flag competition is “Wā kāinga / Home”, designed by Auckland based Studio Alexander. More >>

Five Finalists Compete For Coveted Title

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:43:54 +1200 | Art of Cake

Five of Auckland’s most talented cakers will compete in this year’s Art of Cake exhibition at Shore City mall in the heart of Takapuna. Art of Cake is an annual competition that sees fashion and fondant collide. This year the five finalists will ...More >>

Deathgasm is Coming

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:53:47 +1200 | Ant Timpson

It all started with a synopsis and a poster submitted to a film competition. From 500 submissions, one winner emerged victorious. The filmmaker's name was Jason Lei Howden and his winning idea was lovingly titled : DEATHGASMMore >>

New Flag for Martian Colony

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:35:38 +1200 | Pioneer City

A bold new official flag has been unveiled by Martian colony Pioneer City today, to an enthusiastic response from migrants, supporters, and other stakeholders. More >>

Tourists outraged as forced to vacate a French Riviera beach

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 10:49:12 +1200 | eTN Rush

Tourists outraged to be forced to vacate a French Riviera beach to make room for a Royal Holiday More >>

Scoop Images: DeepDreaming of Pluto

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:23:49 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

New Horizons Pluto image enhanced using Google's DeepDream tool. More >>

The 2015 Rialto Channel 48hours Winners Are....

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:16:24 +1200 | Trigger Marketing

Rialto Channel 48HOURS is now a teenager in its 13th year. The national filmmaking competition winners were announced at the 2015 Grand National Final hosted on Saturday evening (4TH July) in Auckland.More >>

From undressing to salad dressing

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:48:50 +1200 | Bayleys

The gradual conversion of once seedy Karangahape Road from Auckland’s red-light district into an entertainment, hospitality and rejuvenated retail area has been given a major boost – with plans unveiled for a new upmarket dining and food shopping ...More >>

Have you got the oldest undies?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:33:44 +1200 | Thunderpants

Thunderpants is on an international quest to find the oldest pair of their undies. The ‘oldest undie quest’ is part of their 20 year birthday festivities and the much-loved brand of New Zealand made clothing is confident there are undies out there ...More >>

Green Man Campaign Creepy, Patronising And Expensive

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:47:59 +1200 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is backing the comments of Auckland Transport Blog editor, Matt Lowrie, that Auckland Transport’s “Green Man” campaign is both stupid and creepy , Ratepayers’ Alliance spokesperson, Jo Holmes, says:More >>

Conservative Party on the Right Track says Colin Craig

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:25:30 +1200 | Colin Craig

“The Conservative Party is on the right track” says Colin Craig, who says he received email advice from the Membership Manager over the weekend that there would be an election of a new board.More >>

Who will be crowned “The Supreme Grand Tease”?!

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:23:44 +1200 | Tease and Trouble

Celebrating New Zealand’s burlesque talent, Grand Tease New Zealand 2015. The dynamic duo who are Ruby Ruin & Bonita Danger Doll, two of New Zealand’s premier Burlesque performers from their hugely successful “Tease and Trouble Productions” are pleased ...More >>


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