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1. Random Acts of Pancakes in Christchurch today

17 October 2014 10:01am | New Zealand Police

The Random Acts of Pancakes initiative hits Christchurch today, with the first random act scheduled to be at 7.30am and the last at 11am when the UCSA Tea Party starts! The project is being organised by Red Frogs, La Vida and the UCSA supported by the ..... More >>

2. St James Theatre a Step Closer to Re-Opening

21 October 2014 3:49pm | Wright Communications

Auckland's iconic St James Theatre is a step closer to re-opening, with the sale of its site to a new owner who is committed to preserving the building and seeing it used as a performance venue once again... More >>

3. Council spends $360,000 on failed fireplace ban

25 August 2013 9:47am | Cameron Brewer

At least $360,000 has been spent on reports and staff time on Auckland Council's failed attempt to ban open domestic fireplaces from 2014. .. More >>

4. Costly fireplace ban back on the table

16 March 2014 12:36pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says panicked council staff are determined to quickly push through costly measures to ban domestic open fireplaces as well as phase out pre-2005 wood burners, affecting nearly 90,000 Auckland homes. "There's a ..... More >>

5. University of Auckland votes for fee hikes, yet again

21 October 2014 10:18am | AUSA

The council of the University of Auckland has voted to increase fees above inflation for the tenth year in a row. .. More >>

6. Fatal accident In Buller Gorge

21 October 2014 1:22pm | New Zealand Police

Emergency Services were called to a fatal accident in the Buller gorge at around 9 a.m this morning. .. More >>

7. Ukrainian honey smugglers sent home

21 October 2014 10:54am | Ministry For Primary Industries

Border officials sent two Ukrainian air passengers home on Friday after they tried to smuggle honey and bee pollen into New Zealand. The couple were found with nearly 3kg of honey and 1kg of pollen after a luggage search by Ministry for Primary Industries ..... More >>

8. Fatal Motor vehicle crash - SH 6 - Upper Buller Gorge Rd

21 October 2014 11:16am | New Zealand Police

Emergency Services are currently in attendance at a Fatal Motor vehicle crash on State Highway 6 Upper Buller Gorge Rd, Buller District. The two vehicle crash was reported at about 9 o'clock this morning. One person has died at the scene... More >>

9. Social housing review to start later this year

20 October 2014 9:56am | Wellington City Council

A five-yearly review of its social housing policy is to be started later this year by Wellington City Council. .. More >>

10. Students occupy University Vice Chancellor's Office

20 October 2014 10:32am | Reclaim UoA

A group of students have chained themselves inside the University of Auckland Vice Chancellor's office. Another group are occupying the building's roof. .. More >>

11. Activists Successfully Stop House Removal in Glen Innes

17 October 2014 1:50pm | Tamaki Housing Group

During the early hours of this morning, members of the Tamaki Housing Group protested the removal of another house from the community of Glen Innes. Six activists mounted and locked on to the two trucks carrying the house. Other protesters, including Makelesi ..... More >>

12. Man in serious condition following boat ramp incident

21 October 2014 10:26am | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau CIB is investigating following an incident at a boat ramp in Aka Aka last night. A 50 year old man is in hospital in a serious condition after being struck by a vehicle at around 5pm. The Counties Manukau Police Serious Crash Unit ..... More >>

13. New Zealand to decide 'Gigatown' winner

28 October 2013 12:07pm | Chorus

The race is on to determine which New Zealand town will win the fastest broadband speeds in the southern hemisphere in Chorus's Welcome to Gigatown competition. .. More >>

14. Cultural impact assessments: balance needed

17 October 2014 9:59am | Auckland Council Media

"Protecting Auckland's cultural heritage is a key part of Auckland Council's job but so is making sure consent applicants don't find themselves tied up in unnecessary red tape,"says Roger Blakeley, Auckland Council's Chief Planning Officer... More >>

15. Proposed Air Quality Bylaw tackles pollution

21 October 2014 2:06pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council's Regulatory and Bylaws Committee adopted a draft Air Quality Bylaw today to tackle Auckland's air pollution. The proposed bylaw has been recommended as a way of meeting national air quality standards, as required by the Government... More >>

16. Spotlight on health and safety in agribusiness

20 October 2014 9:57am | Institute Of Directors

Waikato farming business leaders meet in Te Awamutu next week for an interactive session on driving eective health and safety practices. .. More >>

17. Victim of fatal crash on Memorial Ave named

20 October 2014 12:14pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police can confirm the victim of Friday's (17 October 2014) fatal crash on Memorial Ave was 19 year old Mereana Tirri DOBSON from Christchurch. .. More >>

18. Accessibility Audit Reports Received

20 October 2014 4:29pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Accessibility audits of the streets network in our main CBD's is now complete, which will help us now with planning future works. .. More >>

19. Delegation to Shanghai Enhances Sister City Ties

20 October 2014 4:56pm | Dunedin City Council

Twentieth anniversary celebrations of the strengthening sister city relationship between Dunedin and Shanghai continue with a major Mayoral delegation spending a week in Shanghai from 24 October... More >>

20. Dairy inspections find disappointing practices

21 October 2014 11:37am | Otago Regional Council

Recent Otago Regional Council (ORC) dairy farm inspections have found disturbing examples of non-compliance with the Otago Water Plan prohibited activity rules. .. More >>

21. 2015 Leadfoot Festival Tickets Go on Sale

29 August 2014 11:01am | Destination Coromandel

Tickets for the 2015 Leadfoot Festival to be held 6- 8 February 2015 will go on sale for the general public on Monday 1st September. .. More >>

22. Council Sweetens Ohura Referendum Offer

16 October 2014 12:54pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has voted to fund the cost of purchasing water tanks in Ohura if residents support the proposal to close the current Water Treatment Plant. .. More >>

23. Three seriously injured in "huffing" explosion

21 October 2014 8:57am | New Zealand Police

At about 8:20 pm on Moday 20 October 3 people went to the Papakura Police station for help after suffering serious burns in a gas explosion at an address in Sheehan Ave Papakura. Ambulance were called and the three were taken to hospital for treatment. ..... More >>

24. Top Wellingtonian to chair economic agency

21 October 2014 9:31am | WREDA

Marketing heavyweight and cultural entrepreneur Peter Biggs has agreed to be inaugural Chair of the board that will oversee the new region-wide Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA). The new agency brings together Greater Wellington Regional ..... More >>

25. Levin Police Seek Missing Girl

21 October 2014 1:24pm | New Zealand Police

Levin Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 16 year old Sela Fifita-Tovo who was last seen on Tuesday 7th October 2014 boarding an Intercity Bus in Levin, intending to travel to Auckland to visit family... More >>

26. Tauranga Harbour Rescue Hero Honoured with Award

21 October 2014 3:56pm | Police Association

The outstanding bravery of Senior Constable Deane O'Connor, who leapt from a bridge into the dark of Tauranga harbour to save a crash survivor in August last year, will be honoured today with a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award. .. More >>

27. New Anzac Lawn and redeveloped Cenotaph for 2015

21 October 2014 9:02am | Hutt City Council

Lower Hutt will open a new Anzac Lawn and expand the Cenotaph area in time for Anzac Day celebrations in 2015, following a decision by the City Development Committee late last week... More >>

28. Redesign of west Auckland buses now open for consultation

21 October 2014 1:00pm | Auckland Transport

A simpler, easier to understand bus network that connects better with train services, these are some of the proposals by Auckland Transport to improve public transport for west Auckland... More >>

29. Democracy Action Event a Success

19 October 2014 9:07am | Democracy Action

Over 200 people packed into Auckland's Aotea Centre today to share experiences and learn more about the controversial Mana Whenua rights over private land in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP)... More >>

30. Albany Highway North upgrade open days

20 October 2014 12:53pm | Auckland Transport

People interested in finding out more about Auckland Transport's major upgrade of Albany Highway North are invited to attend one of two upcoming open days on the project. The open days will be held at Kristin School at 360 Albany Highway on: § ..... More >>

31. Pukekohe Police Investigate Stolen Cellphones

21 October 2014 11:08am | New Zealand Police

Police in Pukekohe have been investigating a series of incidents related to the thefts of cellphones. A 21 year old man has been arrested and charged with 11x theft, 2x obtain by deception and 1x robbery... More >>

32. Theft of Civil Defence equipment

21 October 2014 3:47pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are investigating a burglary of equipment from a vacant store next to the Civil Defence facility in Sockburn. The break-in was reported to Christchurch Police just before 1pm yesterday (20 October 2014)... More >>

33. Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal to Reopen in November

03 June 2014 10:55pm | SWPR

Christchurch's iconic Isaac Theatre Royal will reopen for performances in November this year .. More >>

34. Walk or cycle Auckland's new road and tunnel

13 October 2014 12:08pm | Auckland Transport

Auckland's newest road is expected to take thousands of trucks a day off Panmure roads when it opens to traffic in early November. Auckland Transport will open the 1.5km Te Horeta Rd in Panmure to traffic on Sunday 2 November. The road goes through ..... More >>

35. Plan for weekend lane closures on Auckland Harbour Bridge

21 October 2014 5:10pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says the two lanes on the northbound box girder extension, or clip-on, of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for four hours this Sunday morning (26 October)... More >>

36. Christchurch City Council civil defence resources stolen

21 October 2014 9:55am | Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is appealing for any information relating to the theft of $60,000-$70,000 worth of civil defence equipment over the weekend. Several large aluminium tool boxes, 20 generators and 27 boxes of blankets (approximately 540 in ..... More >>

37. Burning Man Set to Light Up Armageddon Expo Opening

15 October 2013 4:07pm | Armageddon Expo

Opening night at Auckland Armageddon this year will see a seven metre tall 'Guy' burn to the ground to mark the start of New Zealand's largest fantasy and gaming expo on Friday 25 October at the ASB Showgrounds. .. More >>

38. Truck Bling to Shine in Christchurch

27 August 2014 11:59am | NZ Trucking Association

The wheels will be rolling from all over NZ to converge in Christchurch for the Tyre General GT Radial Trucking 2014. .. More >>

39. Power mostly restored overnight

07 October 2014 9:53am | Vector Limited

Vector wishes to advise that all but 324 customers have been restored overnight. These customers are spread throughout the network in small pockets. .. More >>

40. Court sends hunters 'lying makes it worse' message

14 October 2014 11:19am | Fish and Game New Zealand

Hunters have been sent some strong messages in North Island District Courts in the aftermath of the last game bird hunting season - including that if you lie about having a game bird licence you'll make things a lot worse for yourself... More >>

41. University mourns the loss of Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki

14 October 2014 11:54am | University of Auckland

Kua hinga te tōtara i te wao nui a Tāne, A great tōtara in the forest of Tāne has fallen. .. More >>

42. Safe Hutt Valley reminds residents to keep homes safe

16 October 2014 4:08pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt City Council and Hutt Valley Police would like to remind residents of what they can do to reduce their chances of being burgled. .. More >>

43. Double Murder Charges Filed in Cold Case Homicide

20 October 2014 9:14am | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police have charged a 40 year old South Auckland man with two murders. .. More >>

44. Regional Council adopts Maori title

20 October 2014 10:38am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name. .. More >>

45. Missing 70 year old, Glenfield

21 October 2014 1:59pm | New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are appealing to the public to help them locate a 70 year old woman, missing from a Glenfield address. Chuanrong ZHAI has very limited English, suffers from Alzheimer's and was last seen this morning... More >>

46. Ohura Water Problems Will Occur Elsewhere

21 October 2014 2:08pm | Water New Zealand

The affordability of funding water services in small town New Zealand is going to become increasingly problematic says Water New Zealand's chief executive, Murray Gibb... More >>

47. Medium Density Housing Zones Identified

21 October 2014 4:58pm | Dunedin City Council

The growth in one to two person households in Dunedin has prompted a rethink of how we look at residential development. .. More >>

48. Hazardous Waste Amnesty

10 October 2012 12:41pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

It's time to clean out the cupboards, sheds and garages as the Queenstown Lakes District's annual hazardous waste amnesty take place this Labour weekend 19-22 October, 2012... More >>

49. Christchurch Cathedral Restoration

23 August 2013 12:43pm | Great Christchurch Buildings Trust

The Great Christchurch Buildings Trust (the Trust) recognises the immense significance of the symbol of the Cathedral to the city of Christchurch. It is the outstanding feature for most residents and visitors. It is the image of the city. It is the centre ..... More >>

50. Philips Lighting helps draw people back to Christchurch CBD

21 October 2013 3:13pm | Royal Phillips

Philips Lighting announces a number of outdoor lighting initiatives in Christchurch that will enhance the city centre and its landmarks, play a role in drawing people back into the CBD, and help the city to realise its vision of liveability and sustainability... More >>

51. Skechers Opens Its Doors To Auckland

14 November 2013 3:52pm | Skechers

Skechers is celebrating 21 years in New Zealand by opening the doors to its first concept retail store in Westfield St Lukes, later this month. .. More >>

52. Korea's Top Ranked Reality TV showcases New Zealand

26 November 2013 3:13pm | Look After Me

Korea's No. 1 reality TV show 'Dad, where are we going? aired in Korea on Sunday 24 November. Produced by MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation), the show features five celebrity fathers and their children as they undertake weekly challenges. .. More >>

53. Plans revealed for Triangle Centre site in Christchurch

25 June 2014 11:01am | Durning PR

25 June 2014 - Businessman Tim Glasson today unveiled plans for his pivotal Triangle Centre site in central Christchurch, with two large tenants already signing for the state-of-the-art new four level building. Work is due to commence in early August ..... More >>

54. Brain Drain to Brain Gain: International guest to visit Whan

18 July 2014 5:29pm | Wanganui District Council

Robert Bell, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum, says communities such as Whanganui can choose between stagnating under job losses or embracing technology to create more jobs. .. More >>

55. Arson charge after fire at Electoral Commission

28 July 2014 10:30am | New Zealand Police

A 28 year old female has been arrested and charged with the arson after a fire at the Electoral Commission which occured on 15 July 2014. The alleged arson was set in an unused kitchen area on one of the floors of Sovereign House used by the Electoral ..... More >>

56. 70th anniversary of New Zealand's first refugees

19 September 2014 3:25pm | Museum Of Wellington City and Sea

Museum of Wellington City & Sea stages a Celebration of Everything Polish this October to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival of New Zealand's first refugees in November 1944. The 733 Polish children and their 102 guardians came to Wellington ..... More >>

57. $240,000 grant to boost international education

15 October 2014 11:46am | Grow Rotorua

Grow Rotorua has received a grant of $240,000 over three years from Education New Zealand (ENZ) to help boost the economic value of international education in Rotorua. The ENZ Regional Partnership Fund grant will enable the implementation of Grow Rotorua's ..... More >>

58. Make Your Mark in Palmerston North

17 October 2014 11:17am | Palmerston North City Council

If you've always wanted to get involved in transforming public space; be it your local street, the space outside your storefront or a public area in need of brightening up, placemaking can help... More >>

59. Wellington Welcomes Freedom Campers

17 October 2014 12:10pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council's environment committee agreed at yesterday's meeting to welcome and allow campers visiting the Capital to freedom camp except in some parts of the city... More >>

60. Auckland's newest Waterfront initiative a team effort

17 October 2014 4:38pm | The Arts Foundation

Waterfront Auckland and the Arts Foundation's crowdfunding website, Boosted, are working together to present a series of temporary installations at a range of 'unmined areas' on the Auckland Waterfront... More >>

61. Diwali brings community together

20 October 2014 12:26pm | Christchurch Diwali Festival

The lead up to Christchurch's Diwali (festival of light) celebrations has turned one group of young girls into ambassadors for Indian culture says one of the festival organisers Paviter Kumar Noori... More >>

62. Chalkle has relaunched!

20 October 2014 1:42pm | Chalkle

At Chalkle we're driven to see a world where learning is something we do for life and where everyone has something to teach . .. More >>

63. Care groups celebrate success

20 October 2014 1:46pm | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Volunteers from eight environmental care groups gathered at Ōpōtiki yesterday, to celebrate their successes and share their knowledge and ideas. .. More >>

64. Coastal Otago Conservation Week events

20 October 2014 2:53pm | Department of Conservation

Dunedin and North Otago people don't need to travel far to interact with nature during Conservation week from November 1-9 as many stunning treasures wait to be discovered on our doorstep... More >>

65. Winter hazards on Southern Great Walks: DOC changes

21 October 2014 12:43pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation says it is making changes on its website and on the tracks to make people more aware of the significant hazards visitors face in winter on the three Southern Great Walks... More >>

66. Man to appear in court following Taihape search warrant

21 October 2014 2:49pm | New Zealand Police

Whanganui Police have recovered a significant quantity of drugs, firearms, cash and over $20,000 in stolen property and vehicles at an address near Taihape today. .. More >>

67. ATEED welcomes Māori development commitment

21 October 2014 7:02pm | ATEED

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) Chief Executive Brett O'Riley has welcomed the new government's focus on Māori economic development outlined in the Speech from the Throne delivered today. "One of our primary areas ..... More >>

68. Inorganic Rubbish Collections On Again In Manukau

25 July 2001 2:26pm | Manukau City Council

It¡¦s that time of the year when residents in Manukau can get rid of all those unwanted household goods growing mould in back yards and garages. Inorganic rubbish collections will run throughout the city from August through to mid December... More >>

69. North Shore Enviroschool wins silver

21 April 2006 5:08pm | North Shore City

An award-winning North Shore City school is teaching others a lesson in how to develop a sustainable school environment... More >>

70. Serious Assault - Glen Eden

16 July 2011 2:10pm | New Zealand Police

A 46 Year old male has been arrested and charged with assault after an incident in Glen Eden yesterday in which another man received head injuries. .. More >>

71. Wellington Police and CCDHB seeking to locate Kieran DOODY

28 April 2014 12:55pm | New Zealand Police

Wellington Police and the Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) are seeking to locate Kieran John DOODY, 29, who has absconded from Ratonga Rua Hospital grounds in Porirua yesterday where he is a special patient... More >>

72. Help light up Auckland at Diwali Festival 2014

01 July 2014 3:16pm | ATEED

Applications are now open for stallholders and performers who would like to help light up Auckland at Auckland Diwali Festival 2014. The Auckland Diwali Festival is a two day celebration that brings Aucklanders and visitors of all ages and ethnic ..... More >>

73. Counties Manukau Police Recover Huge Construction Haul

26 August 2014 5:38pm | New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police executed a search warrant today which has resulted in the recovery of thousands of dollars worth of building supplies in an operation known as Operation Supernova... More >>

74. Transformation of Porirua City Centre Begins

18 September 2014 10:58am | Porirua City Council

A green carpet of astro-turf is to be rolled out under the canopies in the first stage of a city centre makeover. .. More >>

75. Be on the lookout for suspicious activity

17 October 2014 11:05am | New Zealand Police

Rodney Police are urging the public to be on the look out for suspicious activity that may be linked to drug growing operations. .. More >>

76. Sheep to help Alice's slippery slide at Waterview

17 October 2014 12:28pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Some of New Zealand's 30 million or so sheep are set to play a critical role in the next stage of the country's largest roading project, the NZ Transport Agency's $1.4b Waterview Connection in Auckland... More >>

77. New asbestos website launched for homeowners in Canterbury

17 October 2014 1:43pm | CHER

Homeowners undertaking repairs and renovations in Canterbury can now access a website to learn about the risks associated with asbestos and how these are best managed. was developed by the Combined Health and Environment Risks ..... More >>

78. NZPRA expresses concern over further re-zoning of houses

19 October 2014 9:15am | NZPRA

New Zealand Property Rights Association expresses concern over further red zoning of previously green-zoned properties on Port Hills. .. More >>

79. Mayor misleading on real impact of property revaluations

20 October 2014 9:16am | No More Rates

There can be no doubt that many ratepayers will face significant rates increases for the next three years as a result of the new revaluations. .. More >>

80. Students to hold rally against fee increases

20 October 2014 10:05am | Reclaim UoA

Students will hold a rally against fee increases today at 1pm outside the University of Auckland library. .. More >>

81. Deals for Aucklanders to become tourists in their city

20 October 2014 10:23am | ATEED

Aucklanders will be able to purchase a range of half price deals from today, including trips to several of the Hauraki Gulf islands, thrilling jet boat rides, scenic helicopter flights, tickets to some of Auckland's top attractions and much more. .. More >>

82. Council to seek community views on "legal highs" policy

20 October 2014 10:47am | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council will seek community views on its policy to control where psychoactive products - or "legal highs" - can be sold in the city. The Government plans to lift the temporary ban and make it legal for certain psychoactive products ..... More >>

83. Get on board with new navigation safety rules

20 October 2014 4:16pm | Auckland Council

Auckland boaties are being urged to 'suit up' with lifejackets this summer as part of new navigation safety bylaws which come into effect on Labour Weekend. Auckland Council wants people to keep safe on the water this summer and this means being aware ..... More >>

84. Driving public spoiled for choice this holiday weekend

21 October 2014 9:12am | New Zealand Police

With skiers making the most of late snow on the mountains combining with holiday home owners making the most of warmer weather, Waikato Police are warning the region's roads will be a lot busier this Labour Weekend... More >>

85. Police interviewing suspect following incidents at camp site

21 October 2014 10:05am | New Zealand Police

Tauranga police are dealing with an incident that happened at around 6.00 am this morning at a popular tourist camp site in McLarens Falls, Tauranga. .. More >>

86. Historic Jubilee Clock Tower ticks back into action

21 October 2014 12:49pm | Christchurch City Council

An event to celebrate the restoration of the historic clock tower, corner of Montreal and Victoria Streets, will be held on Wednesday 22 October. .. More >>

87. Linwood Ave - apologies for unexpected delays

21 October 2014 3:53pm | SCIRT

SCIRT's plans to narrow part of Linwood Ave on the city side of the Eastgate intersection (at Buckleys/ Aldwins Roads) caused delays for motorists this morning. As well as narrowing the eastbound lanes of Linwood Ave, the west bound (city bound) side was ..... More >>

88. Queen Street Parade To Celebrate America's Cup

02 March 2000 4:08pm | Unknown

An America's Cup parade along Queen Street will be a fitting conclusion to one of Auckland's and New Zealand's greatest sporting events, says Auckland City Mayor Chris Fletcher... More >>

89. 'The Community' vs Adrian Chisholm

07 December 2000 9:40am | Libertarianz Party

Council's legal team made their opening submissions in defence of their actions in the Sludgegate saga, and in particular the decision to build an enormous sludge dump on Adrian Chisholm's boundary. They told the court that "we stand by the ..... More >>

90. $18.5 million Warehouse development for Rolleston

14 May 2002 5:36pm | Unknown

The Warehouse will build a $18.5 million high-tech distribution centre at Rolleston, servicing the entire South Island and part of the lower North Island, Warehouse founder Stephen Tindall announced in a joint release with the Selwyn District Council today... More >>

91. Auckland motorway exit numbering

01 June 2005 12:47am | Transit New Zealand

Transit New Zealand is making Auckland motorway off-ramps and links more user-friendly with the introduction of an exit numbering system... More >>

92. New hydroslides to open at QEII Park tomorrow

14 July 2005 10:46am | Christchurch City Council

Fancy a dip in a swimming pool with your favourite Canterbury Crusader rugby player? Now is your chance with the official opening of the new QEII Park hydroslides at 10am on Friday (tomorrow), 15 July... More >>

93. Changes to parking around the Auckland Domain

26 April 2007 2:06pm | Auckland City Council

Auckland City Council is making some changes to parking in and around the Auckland Domain, to ensure everyone can continue to have access to this popular park and the surrounding area... More >>

94. Hapū appeals airport plan to move children, marae

11 June 2007 4:10pm | Ngati Uenukukopako

Ngāti Uenukukopako has appealed plans by Rotorua District Council and its airport company to force them to move their kohanga, kura and marae and stop them from building on ancestral land... More >>

95. Father and son running for election in Auckland

19 September 2007 9:45am | Kevin and Ryan Hicks

A father and son team are contesting the Auckland local body elections on the same ticket. Ryan Hicks, a 23 year old is running for the Eden-Albert Ward of Auckland City Council and his father, Kevin, is running for the Auckland District Health Board. ..... More >>

96. Kelburn Park Fountain to be lit for longer

01 May 2008 5:54pm | Wellington City Council

The Kelburn Park Fountain - and its spectacular multicoloured light-show - is to run for longer each night as winter draws in. From today (1 May), the fountain will run for three hours every night, instead of one hour as currently scheduled... More >>

97. Traffic Issues State Highway 6 - Police

23 September 2009 4:56pm | New Zealand Police

State Highway 6 through the Buller Gorge is not expected to be re-opened again until approximately 6 pm this evening. Efforts are currently working on righting the truck and trailer unit that crashed. Police ask that motorists delay their travel plans ..... More >>

98. Contact sculpture gift unveiled in Taupo

15 November 2009 12:25pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy's gift to the Taupo community of a nine metre high Maori sculpture was officially blessed and unveiled in a ceremony this morning at the entrance to Taupo's War Memorial Cenotaph... More >>

99. Puketutu Island a people's playground

29 October 2010 2:36pm | Watercare Services

Successful negotiatons between Waikato-Tainui, local iwi, Watercare Services Limited and the Kelliher Charitable Trust have resulted in an agreement to develop Puketutu Island as a public open space... More >>

100. 18 of 31 Tagged Morepork Found Dead Day Before 1080 Drop

08 July 2011 4:56pm | The Graf Boys

On October 3rd, 2010, 25,000 hectares of the Waitutu Forest, in the Fiordland National Park, was aerially poisoned with 1080.The following comment was posted by a DoC employee on Facebook on June 28, 2011.. More >>


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