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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


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 >>

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 >>


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