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1. Shock as company gets go-ahead in the Karangahake Gorge

09 September 2014 2:23pm | Coromandel Watchdog

Extensive mining activity is due to start in the beautiful bush clad hills behind the iconic Karangahake Rail Trail... More >>

2. Wellington Mayor's response to general election

21 September 2014 12:13pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown says the Capital City is eager to work with Prime Minister John Key's cabinet and local MPs of all parties in the interests of Wellington. She has congratulated the Prime Minister on the election result and looks forward ..... More >>

3. Arrest following attack at Waikato University

19 September 2014 5:08pm | New Zealand Police

Today Hamilton Police arrested an 18 year-old Hamilton man in relation to a violent attack on a young woman at the Waikato University campus last month. .. More >>

4. CERA uncover grenades in redzone

19 September 2014 12:54pm | New Zealand Police

Just after noon today Police were made aware that CERA had uncovered a couple of grenades at a redzone site in the central city. .. More >>

5. Small cats with big ears arrive at Wellington Zoo

18 September 2014 5:41pm | 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 >>

6. Student chains themself to the Vice Chancellor's gate

19 September 2014 1:13pm | Reclaim UoA

A student from the University of Auckland has chained themself to the gate of Alfred Nathan House on Princes Street, where Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon has his office. .. More >>

7. Be prepared for storm effects, says Vector

22 September 2014 8:54am | Vector Limited

Be prepared for storm effects, says Vector Vector cautioned power users to be prepared following a severe weather warning for Auckland today. Met Service say severe south or south-west gales could affect Auckland from mid-morning through to mid-afternoon ..... More >>

8. Waikato district focus on community wellbeing

19 September 2014 12:19pm | Waikato District Council

In line with our goal to enable further economic development and employment opportunities in our district, this month we launched Open Waikato, our online prospectus. This is a fantastic resource for people who want to invest, live or visit the Waikato ..... More >>

9. AECT Welcomes Electricity Authority Inquiry

07 March 2014 9:26am | Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

Auckland, 06 March 2014 - the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT), New Zealand's largest consumer trust and majority owner of infrastructure group Vector Limited, today called for greater transparency in communication with retail electricity customers, ..... More >>

10. 51 year old Man dies following crash in Waikino

22 September 2014 10:39am | New Zealand Police

51 year-old Kelly Graeme Poulter, from Waikino, has died following a crash involving 2 vehicles at 5pm on Saturday on Pukekauri Road, Waikino. .. More >>

11. Hastings District Council wins Customer Service Award

19 September 2014 11:39am | Hastings District Council

The Hastings District Council Customer Service Team has won the 2014 ALGIM Customer Service Local Government Team of the Year award. The award was presented at the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Customer Service symposium held ..... More >>

12. National's re-election great for Wellington region economy

21 September 2014 12:16pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The re-election of a National Government is great news for the Wellington region, says Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. .. More >>

13. Invitation to talk about the BIG SIX

19 September 2014 2:41pm | Hawkes Bay Regional Council

Afternoon tea chats with Hawke's Bay Regional Councillors are just one way people can add their ten cents to HBRC's re-think on next year's Long Term Plan. .. More >>

14. Shared Service Initiative to Promote Northland

18 September 2014 3:01pm | Whangarei District Council

Whangarei District Council and regional economic development agency Northland Inc Ltd are joining forces in a new shared service initiative to promote the Northland Region... More >>

15. Indecent assault - Taupo Police appeal for information

22 September 2014 10:54am | New Zealand Police

Taupö Police are currently investigating a sexual assault on a local teenage female. The incident occurred at about 3:25pm on Friday, 12 September on Kaimanawa Street near Spa Road. The victim was walking with a friend when a man approached and inappropriately ..... More >>

16. Man charged after forestry death

03 September 2014 12:34pm | New Zealand Police

Levin Police have arrested and charged a man with manslaughter in relation to the death of Lincoln Kidd who was killed during a tree felling operation on 19 December 2013... More >>

17. $50m blow-out on Auckland Council salaries now revealed

21 September 2014 11:10am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council's wage and salary budget is not only huge and controversial but it has now also blown out by a staggering $50 million, according to the council's own Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014. At the same time Mayor Len Brown ..... More >>

18. Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui

22 September 2014 11:13am | Palmerston North City Council

Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui Palmerston North communities boast a wealth of talented Māori and Pacific artists and Creative New Zealand want to encourage more of them to apply for funding. Creative NZ will host a Hui on Tuesday 23 September ..... More >>

19. Warrants issued for wanted man

22 September 2014 3:50pm | New Zealand Police

Police have a number of warrants for the arrest of wanted man Shane DIBBEN, 24, and are seeking information from the public as to his whereabouts. .. More >>

20. 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 >>

21. Karakia for Lake Waikare management

18 September 2014 12:00pm | Waikato Regional Council

Karakia for Lake Waikare management A karakia has been performed by tangata whenua and local kaumaatua to acknowledge the significance of Lake Waikare and the nearby Whangamarino wetland to Waikato-Tainui and local hapuu. The event at Lake Waikare ..... More >>

22. Cheviot, Hurunui District - Multiple vehicle crash

19 September 2014 4:38pm | 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 >>

23. Seal shooting angers DOC staff

22 September 2014 12:22pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is condemning the shooting of a New Zealand fur seal/kekeno found on a beach on Stewart Island and is asking for public help to find who is responsible. .. More >>

24. Police want to identify owners of stolen building supplies

22 September 2014 2:07pm | New Zealand Police

Police have logged 360 stolen items which were recovered in three search warrants in August but are still looking for the owners of nearly 100 of those exhibits. .. More >>

25. Largest continuous concrete pour since earthquakes

22 September 2014 3:07pm | Christchurch Central Development Unit

Christchurch's largest continuous concrete pour since the earthquakes will start tomorrow morning. The pour, for the new Bus Interchange, will start at 3am and take 10 to 12 hours to complete... More >>

26. 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 >>

27. Grow Wellington releases high tech manufacturing strategy

19 September 2014 1:27pm | Grow Wellington

Regional economic development agency Grow Wellington has published its regional manufacturing sector strategy aimed at developing high value manufacturing. The strategy focuses on improving manufacturers' knowledge of product design and development, ..... More >>

28. The Facts on the New Open Fire Ban

09 July 2013 4:12pm | Environment Southland

The installation of new open fires that burn sold fuel such as coal or wood is no longer possible for homes in the Invercargill and Gore airsheds. The ban came into effect on 4 June 2013 in Invercargill and on 29 June 2013 in Gore... More >>

29. 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 >>

30. 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 >>

31. Experts to discuss freshwater management for the Waikato

25 August 2014 10:44am | University of Waikato

Five freshwater experts will discuss the implications for the Waikato from the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management. .. More >>

32. Dairy company fined over odour

03 September 2014 9:15am | Waikato Regional Council

Dairy company fined over odour Dairy supply company Open Country Dairy Limited has been convicted and fined more than $35,000 for discharging objectionable odour from its Waharoa factory at the time of last year's "spring flush" when milk supply ..... More >>

33. Bellfield Road, Papakura - Special Housing Area

12 September 2014 11:33am | Calum Penrose

The former Papakura Golf Course and the adjoining property at 117 Opaheke Road, which borders the new Opaheke Park, have been recommended to the Minister of Housing in Auckland Council's latest tranche of Special Housing Areas (SHAs)... More >>

34. National innovation award for Rotorua

19 September 2014 11:01am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua Visitor Centre & i-SITE has won the Innovation Award at the 2014 National i-SITE Conference in Dunedin this week. .. More >>

35. Wanaka Community Pool reopening

19 September 2014 4:37pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Wanaka Community Pool will reopen next Saturday, 27 September, with free entry and fun activities for the day. .. More >>

36. Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced

19 September 2014 4:49pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation today announced winners of the biennial Weedbuster Awards. .. More >>

37. Khandallah Properties on Display for Kindergarten Fundraiser

20 September 2014 11:47am | Khandallah House and Garden Tour

Khandallah Kindergarten is providing a unique opportunity to explore some of the stunning houses and gardens of Khandallah. Get some inspiration for your own house or garden on this fun day out. .. More >>

38. The realities of Puhoi to Wellsford

23 July 2013 11:22am | Auckland Transport Blog

The sheer stupidity of the Puhoi to Wellsford project might be starting to hit home for some of the residents of Warkworth and surrounding areas as the exact route of the motorway starts to be understood... More >>

39. Strong Support for Income Splitting - Poll

11 September 2013 11:27am | Family First

An independent poll has found strong support for income splitting, despite the bill proposing it being put on the 'back shelf' by politicians. Half of respondents also believe it is better for pre-school children to be cared for at home. .. More >>

40. Lake Ngaroto Plan Released

11 August 2014 1:23pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The NZ Landcare Trust has completed an important milestone in the three year Ministry for the Environment (MfE) Community Environment Fund Lake Ngaroto project by releasing a 'whole of catchment' plan... More >>

41. Man charged with indecent assault - Hamilton

16 August 2014 2:03pm | New Zealand Police

A 61 year old Hamilton man has been arrested today and charged with sexual offending against boys over three decades. .. More >>

42. Unitary Plan hearings begin

26 August 2014 1:27pm | Auckland Council

The next milestone in developing Auckland's first Unitary Plan is the start of the hearings process on 2 September. .. More >>

43. Maintenance begins on Hastings Pou

18 September 2014 12:38pm | Hastings District Council

Carvers have begun the first round of a regular maintenance regime on the 18 Pou which were unveiled in Hastings Civic Square last year. The Pou represent Tipuna (ancestors) from the 18 Marae in Ngati Kahungunu, and were unveiled in a moving ceremony ..... More >>

44. Boil Water Notice for Arrowtown

19 September 2014 2:13pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Arrowtown residents and businesses are advised to boil all water for drinking and food preparation until at least next Tuesday. Queenstown Lakes District Council has issued a Boil Water Notice, because routine sampling has identified e-coli in the ..... More >>

45. Fatal motor vehicle crash near Timaru

19 September 2014 2:15pm | New Zealand Police

The Canterbury Police Serious Crash Investigation Team is currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash on a rural road near Timaru. .. More >>

46. Kapiti Food Fair exceeds 100 vendor sites

22 September 2014 12:02pm | Kapiti Food Fair

The Kapiti Food Fair has exceeded 100 vendor sites. One of the reasons behind this is that Kapiti Pak 'n Save has come on-board as a sponsor. Helene Judge, Fair Spokesperson, says "they will be setting-up a site that will include products from their "Taste ..... More >>

47. Bethany Centre's New Post Natal Unit Opens

20 September 1999 10:51pm | Unknown

Salvation Army Territorial Commander, Commissioner Ross Kendrew, Members of Parliament Belinda Vernon MP representing the Minister of Social Welfare, Deputy Leader of the Alliance Party Sandra Lee MP,.. More >>

48. Sir Lloyd Geering, the Big Bang and God

05 September 2013 11:52am | Hastings District Council

Provocative commentator on theological issues Sir Lloyd Geering will speak at the Hastings Library on Monday 7th October. .. More >>

49. Who is the Albany car jacker?

01 December 2013 3:32pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating a car-jacking in Albany want to know who the person pictured is. .. More >>

50. Arrest in Albany carjacking case

03 December 2013 4:55pm | New Zealand Police

North Shore Police investigating a carjacking on Saturday morning in Albany have arrested and charged a 37 year-old man. .. More >>

51. Rotorua wins bid to stage 2015 national brass band champs

20 August 2014 9:47am | Rotorua District Council

Rotorua has won a bid to host one of the country's largest competitive music events, the 2015 National Brass Band Championships. .. More >>

52. Okahu Bay Mussel Reef Restoration Project Commences

20 August 2014 11:56am | Ngati Whatua o Orakei Maori Trust Board

100 years after the sewage pipe that introduced pollution and disease into Ōkahu Bay was constructed, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei are implementing one of a suite of restoration programmes that strives to restore the mauri (life force) of Ōkahu Bay on behalf ..... More >>

53. United Communities Celebrate Healthy Families

18 September 2014 12:34pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

A free community event themed United Communities Celebrate Healthy Families is being held on Saturday 27 September at the Dream Centre in Manukau from 10 am until 2 pm. The event will celebrate Gamblefree Day and is hosted by the Problem Gambling Foundation ..... More >>

54. Media Release - Invercargill - Southern

19 September 2014 9:56am | New Zealand Police

At about 1:40pm on Thursday 18 September 2014 members of the Invercargill CIB with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad executed a Misuse of Drugs Act search warrant at an Invercargill address. As a result of the search police seized a quantity ..... More >>

55. Street Party to Celebrate Revitalisation

19 September 2014 11:46am | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 19 September 2014) - It's been all about breathing new life into old And now, to celebrate, a street party centred on Vogel Street will be held on Saturday, 18 October between 3pm and 10pm... More >>

56. Doing Business Better Project for Kopu

19 September 2014 4:18pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

We're looking at how we can retain existing businesses while attracting newcomers in the Kopu and Kaiwhenua areas through our Kopu Doing Business Better programme. .. More >>

57. Wanganui District Council and Tupoho to partner in Port

22 September 2014 2:50pm | Wanganui District Council

Change is coming soon to our local port thanks to a joint venture bringing together Tupoho Whanau Trust and the Wanganui District Council. .. More >>

58. Regional title for local lifeguards

21 June 2010 3:18pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City pool lifeguards came out on top at the recent Wellington Region Lifeguard Competition held in Upper Hutt. The Hutt City team battled it out with four other teams from Wellington City Council, Porirua City Council and Upper Hutt City Council... More >>

59. 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 >>

60. Sacred Hill cellar door open for Sundaze in January

12 December 2013 3:23pm | Sacred Hill

Two Hawke's Bay legends are coming together in January to create their own brand of Sunday summer magic at Sacred Hill's much loved cellar door. Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food ..... More >>

61. Sunny Kaushal to bid for Manukau East

10 February 2014 7:12pm | Sunny Kaushal

The race for Labour held Manukau East has begun with South Auckland resident Sunny Kaushal today announced that he has put his name forward for the Labour Party in the Manukau East electorate current held by Mr Ross Robertson who is retiring... More >>

62. Minister should halt Denniston Plateau mining

25 February 2014 12:57pm | Coal Action Network

Coal Action Network Aotearoa today called on the Minister of Conservation, Nick Smith, to not issue Bathurst Resources the DOC consent it needs to enter and operate its planned mine on the Denniston Plateau, in light of the company's terrible financial ..... More >>

63. Boosting resilience in our communities

12 March 2014 11:17am | WREMO

New research hub will focus on boosting resilience in our communities A new International Centre of Excellence in Community Resilience was launched today in Wellington. The centre is a joint initiative between the Joint Centre for Disaster Research - funded ..... More >>

64. Largest downhill mountain bike park in Southern Hemisphere

22 May 2014 11:11am | Select Evolution

Select Evolution, a Canadian based international leisure and entertainment developer, plans to build the largest mountain bike park in the Southern Hemisphere, located on the Port Hills, just 5km from the centre of Christchurch... More >>

65. $458m approved for Huntly section of Waikato Expressway

24 July 2014 2:45pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency Board has approved $458million in funding for the design and construction of the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway. .. More >>

66. Grant from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK

18 August 2014 2:50pm | Christchurch Arts Centre

The Arts Centre of Christchurch was recently the recipient of a generous contribution from the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal UK in London. .. More >>

67. Hutt City Libraries leading online learning

21 August 2014 12:33pm | Hutt City Council

Hutt City Libraries is the first public library in New Zealand to offer access to lynda.com - a world-renowned online tutorial service... More >>

68. More Building Supplies Uncovered - Operation Supernova

28 August 2014 10:58am | New Zealand Police

After thousands of dollars worth of stolen building supplies was recovered during a search warrant on Tuesday, Counties Manukau Police report that in a continuation of Operation Supernova, another search at different address has revealed even more ..... More >>

69. Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board addressing youth employment

02 September 2014 12:44pm | Auckland Council

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board addressing youth employment issue More than 120 employers will attend a Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board business breakfast tomorrow morning to hear the results of a significant piece of research carried out by the ..... More >>

70. Wide range of free events for Auckland Architecture Week

15 September 2014 2:12pm | New Zealand Institute of Architects

From the 23-28 September the New Zealand Institute of Architects (Auckland Branch) is presenting a week-long festival of architecturally themed events and activities, most of them free... More >>

71. Waikato Enabling Good Lives Directors announced

15 September 2014 4:30pm | Ministry of Social Development

Two experienced disability sector leaders will lead the Waikato Enabling Good Lives demonstration. Kate Cosgriff and Christine (Chris) Potts have been appointed as joint Directors for the 3 year EGL demonstration... More >>

72. Council to welcome back IANZ assessors

16 September 2014 11:39am | Christchurch City Council

Assessors from International Accreditation New Zealand will return to Christchurch in November to check on progress with consents processing. Building Control and City Rebuild Director Peter Sparrow confirmed the return visit today when he delivered ..... More >>

73. The Big Az ROTAZ Race too amazing to miss!

18 September 2014 12:50pm | Rotorua District Council

Hundreds of dollars are up for grabs in next month's 'The Big Az ROTAZ Race' for local teenagers. The race, organised by Rotorua District Youth Council in partnership with Te Waiariki Purea Trust's Ira Matatau rangitahi leaders, takes place on Saturday ..... More >>

74. Crash on SH1 and Pa Road

19 September 2014 3:22pm | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a crash involving 4 vehicles on SH1 and Pa Road near Pineacres corner. .. More >>

75. NZ Police Constable rescues woman from Waikato River

21 September 2014 11:08am | New Zealand Police

Police management are praising the efforts of a recently graduated Constable who rescued a distressed woman who jumped off Cobham Drive bridge into the Waikato River last night... More >>

76. Service to others recognised with Civic Honour Awards

22 September 2014 9:15am | Hutt City Council

Judy Bishop, Vijay Chhika, Joan Hewson and Patricia McGreevy were last night recognised with Hutt City's highest commendation - a Civic Honor Award. .. More >>

77. Press Statement By Ike Finau 31 January 2003

31 January 2003 11:51pm | The Water Pressure Group

My supporters and I have asked Ms Wilson, the Attorney-General, to approve the Bylaw as complying with the Bill of Rights Act 1990, but most importantly, with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948... More >>

78. AECT Consumers Should Be Quick To Make Votes Count

28 October 2003 2:38pm | Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

Auckland, October 28 - Consumers are being urged to act quickly if they want to make their votes count in the election of New Zealand's largest elected consumer trust, the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT)... More >>

79. Free First Aid Classes At Highland Park House

27 July 2005 4:39pm | Manukau City Council

Highland Park Community House is offering free first aid courses to anyone who is over 16 years old and a New Zealand Resident or Citizen... More >>

80. Planning Changes At Whenuapai

19 August 2005 3:06pm | Waitakere City

Waitakere City Council has moved to ensure that the Whenuapai military airbase can be secured for civilian use in the future... More >>

81. Nominate Volunteers For Community Board Awards

30 September 2005 3:27pm | Auckland City Council

The Tamaki Community Board are seeking nominations for the Tamaki Community Volunteers Awards in November... More >>

82. 'Countryside in the city' concept

08 December 2005 12:23am | Auckland City Council

Churchill Park, Glendowie is 44 hectares of 'countryside in the city' with a distinct farmland character. Auckland City has developed a draft landscape concept plan for the park, which will be taken to the public in the new year for their feedback... More >>

83. 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 >>

84. Significant volcanic feature secure for public use

03 July 2007 9:37am | Manukau City Council

One of the most pristine and undeveloped explosion craters remaining in the Auckland volcanic field has been secured for a public reserve by Manukau City Council, through a $6.07millon purchase announced today (Tuesday 3 July, 2007)... More >>

85. Over 55s Receive Travel Discount

18 February 2009 10:36am | Seniors Card NZ

SeaLink has partnered with Seniors Card to provide discounted travel to Waiheke and Great Barrier Island for Seniors Card members aged 55 and over. .. More >>

86. Fines show intolerance of environmental offending

29 August 2009 10:46am | Environment Waikato

Significant fines handed out today to a Crafar farming company and members of the Crafar family are a clear sign of the intolerance the courts and the wider community have for environmental offending that further degrades water quality, says Environment ..... More >>

87. Environment Canterbury releases aquaculture report

16 October 2009 12:19pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has released a report outlining the statutory framework for how the Invited Private Plan Change process can be used for the creation of Aquaculture Management Areas and obtaining coastal permits for aquaculture activities. The report ..... More >>

88. NZ Transport Agency expands webcam service

11 March 2010 12:55pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is expanding its traffic information service for drivers by increasing the number of webcams on State Highway 1 to give people more detailed information about highway conditions before they travel. .. More >>

89. Rugby legends host students at Fiji vs. Samoa match

26 September 2011 1:24pm | Mastercard

Twenty students from Roscommon and Mt Eden Normal primary schools have had a priceless Rugby World Cup 2011 experience, courtesy of MasterCard and the New Zealand Rugby Union, attending the RWC 2011 clash between Fiji and Samoa at Eden Park yesterday. ..... More >>

90. Key facts about New Zealand children

07 November 2011 2:12pm | Every Child Counts

New Zealand sits at the bottom of the OECD for its rankings on child wellbeing and our investment in children is also among the lowest. The first 1000 days/ 3 years of a child's life are when the most important physical, mental and social development ..... More >>

91. Successful anti-graffiti campaign to continue

24 October 2012 5:11pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The campaign to prevent tagging and vandalism of Christchurch buses has been so successful that it's being continued past the initial September and October timeframe. .. More >>

92. Auckland Council staff numbers up a whopping 12%

18 December 2012 9:07am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says he was surprised to read in the council's latest Annual Report that at 30 June 2012 Auckland Council's total staff (FTEs) number was estimated at 8,040, up from 7,200 in the previous financial year... More >>

93. Auckland: BBQs, hangi allowed on Waitangi Day only

05 February 2013 4:13pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has announced a temporary one-day partial lift of Auckland's total fire ban to allow cooking fires on private property during Waitangi Day... More >>

94. Wgtn City Council & Victoria University to grow living city

18 February 2013 1:43pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council and Victoria University of Wellington have announced a groundbreaking three-year research collaboration, to explore issues of the city's resilience, ecology and urban environment... More >>

95. Fishing boat overturns on Greymouth bar

16 April 2013 10:12am | New Zealand Police

A fishing boat with three men onboard rolled over in heavy seas near the Greymouth river mouth as it was returning to port about 7.30am today. .. More >>

96. Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland

29 July 2013 9:27am | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland Affordable Auckland candidate for Waitemata & Gulf Stephen Berry is now also a candidate for Mayor of Auckland. "I've been waiting for a candidate with real policies that will promote affordable living ..... More >>

97. 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 >>

98. Whanau Fun Day with a serious message

23 August 2013 2:51pm | Problem Gambling Foundation

A Whanau Fun Day, being held in the lead up to Gamblefree Day on 1 September, will take place tomorrow at Papakura Marae, 29 Hunua Road, from 10am until 2pm. This special event is to raise awareness about problem gambling, family violence and other issues ..... More >>

99. 2013 Hawke's Bay Tourism Industry Award winners announced

20 September 2013 10:42am | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Last night over 150 local tourism businesses gathered at the Hawke's Bay Opera House for the second annual Hawke's Bay Tourism Industry Awards. The awards recognise local tourism businesses delivering exceptional visitor experiences and the awards ..... More >>

100. Counting the days to a new trout fishing season

25 September 2013 2:31pm | Eastern Fish and Game

Anglers are now counting down to the opening of the fishing season on Rotorua's renowned lakes - hoping to hook some hard-fighting trout. Lakes Rotoiti, Tarawera and Okataina, which have been closed and 'rested' over winter, will open to anglers ..... More >>

 

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