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Cheviot, Hurunui District - Multiple vehicle crash

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:38:38 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services are attending a multiple vehicle crash on the main street at Cheviot which occurred at about 3.10pm on 19/9/14. The crash has involved a, camper van, Milk tanker, a 4x4 vehicle and a school bus. More >>

Pop-up Mini Golf Course Heading to Silo Park

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:18:27 +1200 | scribbleAKL

Mini-golf is on its way to Silo Park in Wynyard Quarter! Take a mini golf adventure through a landscape made of borrowed and up-cycled objects, from the very little to the very experienced this is an exciting new playground for everyone this September.More >>

Small cats with big ears arrive at Wellington Zoo

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:41:09 +1200 | Wellington Zoo

Visitors to Wellington Zoo will be able to see New Zealand’s first Caracals in the Zoo’s new Grassland Cats habitat, with a special visitor opening day on Saturday 27 September.More >>

McVicar slams his political opponents

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:34:36 +1200 | Conservative Party

I want a safe and prosperous society and that can only be achieved if we have strong and vi-brant families – McVicar More >>

Conservative Party Press Secretary Resignation

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:20:19 +1200 | Conservative Party

The Conservative Party is given to understand that this morning Press Secretary, Miss Rachel Macgregor resigned althought no formal advice of this has yet been received. More >>

Eminem Publishers Sue New Zealand National Party

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:43:18 +1200 | Eight Mile Style

Detroit-based music publishing companies sue National Party for damages for unauthorised use of song in election campaign advertising More >>

Have you spotted one of the hidden gerberas yet?

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:00:07 +1200 | Arthritis New Zealand

Arthritis New Zealand has teamed up with 20 well-loved retail stores across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, and hidden a standing orange gerbera (looks a bit like a sunflower) in each store for their ‘Hidden Gerbera’ campaign.More >>

Parents Smacking Down Prime Minister

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:42:04 +1200 | Conservative Party

"John Keys failure to deliver on his promise to change the anti-smacking law is costing National votes, and helping the Conservative Party," says Colin Craig. More >>

Pumpkin power to fore at Hollard gardens

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:57:15 +1200 | Taranaki Regional Council

Budding young pumpkin growers are promised the time of their lives at Hollard Gardens, Kaponga, on Sunday (21 September). More >>

TV3 Election Night Coverage: Campbell Out, Corbett In

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:26:50 +1200 | 7 Days

Jeremy Corbett has replaced John Campbell as presenter for the forthcoming TV3 Decision '14 election broadcast, which will screen on September 20 from 7pm. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Police stop laying egg [charge]

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:17:17 +1200 | Martin Doyle

The Boys in Blue do have compassion. And with the election only days away, they demonstrate extraordinary political astuteness as well. More >>

Barnardos NZ supported by local Ice Bucket Challenge

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:56:52 +1200 | Barnardos

A mate’s good experience with Barnardos prompted Taranaki man to tip a bucket of ice water on his head. More >>

How successful politicians look the part

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:36:11 +1200 | University of Auckland

How would a group of anonymous overseas citizens who know nothing about our politicians rate them? About the same as we do? The answer is yes – with one notable exception. More >>

Three-Legs for a Good Cause

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:45:51 +1200 | CanTeen

Silver Fern and CanTeen ambassador, Maria Tutaia, threw her support behind CanTeen this afternoon at their ‘Never Alone’ Three-Legged Challenge. More >>

Hutt locals jump the queue with Elton John pre-sale deal

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:55:17 +1200 | Hutt City Council

Hutt City residents can be some of the first to have access to Elton John concert tickets, thanks to a deal with promoters. After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert on Saturday ...More >>

Variety Southern Dash Raises Thousands for Kiwi Kids

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:39:48 +1200 | Variety - The Children's Charity

Variety – The Children’s Charity has added a new angle to its entertaining car convoy of fancy-dress teams. And this time it wasn’t classic cars, but clapped-out old rentals carrying the themed teams as they donated money to kids in need, entertained ...More >>

OPI Nail Polish Co-Lab with Electrolux

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:35:17 +1200 | Electrolux


iPredict Daily Election Update 4: Key & Cunliffe both gain

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:31:00 +1200 | iPredict

Both John Key and David Cunliffe made small gains from last night’s TV3 leaders’ debate, according to the combined wisdom of iPredict’s 8000 registered traders. Since yesterday, the probability of National leading the next government has improved ...More >>

Statistics from the 50th Parliament

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:37:42 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

Much has happened during the 50th Parliament – between the State Opening on 21 December 2011 and the sunny dissolution ceremony on 14 August 2014. More >>

Pulzar Nation Officially Separates from New Zealand

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:01:23 +1200 | Scott Campbell

As per international law, as dictated in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States, Pulzar Nation has separated from New Zealand and will no longer recognise NZ law. Pulzar Nation accepts that the current regime may not be willing ...More >>


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