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1. Time to have your say on the sale of legal highs

23 October 2014 5:18pm | Auckland Council

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on where psychoactive substances, commonly known as legal highs, can be sold in the city. The council's Local Approved Product Policy consultation, which will decide where the products can be sold, opens ..... More >>

2. 1080-baited pellets no risk to Rolleston residents

23 October 2014 12:00pm | Pest Control Research

The business behind the plan to manufacture possum bait pellets containing the pesticide 1080 at Rolleston's Izone industrial park says there is no risk to people's health or the environment in the proposal... More >>

3. 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 >>

4. 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 >>

5. Knowledge at your fingertips

23 October 2014 4:58pm | Blind Foundation

As part of this year's Blind Week appeal, a group of AUT students and the Blind Foundation are encouraging the public to engage with braille through a supersized braille message at central Auckland locations. .. More >>

6. Conservation Week in Kapiti

24 October 2014 11:03am | Department of Conservation

Conservation Week is 1-9 November 2014. This year's theme is "discover the world where you live". This is about encouraging New Zealanders to explore their 'local treasures' - the scenic reserves, tracks, campsites, forests, wetlands, and marine ..... More >>

7. Sunday Assembly 'Atheist Church' lunches in Christchurch

25 September 2014 9:22am | Sunday Assembly

The Sunday Assembly, dubbed by the media as the 'atheist church' (as in 'without god' rather than 'anti god'), is formally launching in Christchurch on September 28th. Sunday Assembly was founded in London in January 2013, and since then it has ..... More >>

8. Investigation into Kelston death

23 October 2014 3:16pm | New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of a man in Kelston on Tuesday night are now able to release his name. .. More >>

9. Kawerau: industrial incident

24 October 2014 12:27pm | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a Kawerau buisiness where an employee has suffered injuries whilst working with machinery. The injuries are not life threatening, however the employee has now been flown to Rotorua hospital... More >>

10. 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 >>

11. Welcome to the long weekend

24 October 2014 11:30am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Labour weekend is the traditional Coromandel welcome to the best time of the year for the best holiday destination in New Zealand and it kicks off with style! .. More >>

12. Two Kiwi Icons Team up for Ultimate Tourism Partnership

24 October 2014 3:03pm | SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland has today announced a new partnership that will see renowned AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand take over the operation of the iconic Sky Tower's SkyJump and SkyWalk adventure tourism activities... More >>

13. 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 >>

14. Diwali celebration to light up Christchurch on 25 October

06 October 2014 10:34am | Singapore Airlines Diwali

Christchurch's Indian community love to celebrate their rich heritage and Diwali, the traditional festival of lights, is when they get to share their colourful cultures with the rest of the city. Everyone is invited to the Singapore Airlines Christchurch ..... More >>

15. Say 'pass' to passing this weekend

23 October 2014 11:12am | Automobile Association

Be patient before passing is the AA's message for drivers this Labour weekend. "People taking crazy risks to get past other vehicles is one of the most dangerous things on the road," says AA spokesperson Dylan Thomsen... More >>

16. More collaborative Roading professional services contract

23 October 2014 5:13pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Starting Saturday 1 November, Opus International Consultants Ltd (Opus) will deliver our Professional Services contract for a three year term, with the option of two further one year extensions of contract... More >>

17. Exciting Sunday session at MTG Hawke's Bay

24 October 2014 10:55am | MTG Hawke's Bay

Film buffs have an opportunity to see the rarely screened 1974 feature film To Love a Maori on Sunday 2 November at MTG Century Theatre. .. More >>

18. Scientific developments, dogged investigative work credited

24 October 2014 3:54pm | New Zealand Police

Waikato Police credit scientific developments and dogged investigative work for arrest in historic Coromandel child sex case .. More >>

19. Information on Karl Richard Morris

05 October 2014 12:26pm | New Zealand Police

Karl Morris is a 71year old male who drives a 1990 Toyota Corolla coloured green. His last known address was in Berhampore, Wellington .. More >>

20. 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 >>

21. CRL Water Runs Deep

22 October 2014 1:07pm | Auckland Transport

The groundwater that lies beneath the proposed City Rail Link (CRL) station near Karangahape Road is being investigated in a two month test in Beresford Square. .. More >>

22. Outstanding Kiwis Recognised At 2014 Excellence Awards

23 October 2014 1:55pm | Foundation For Youth Development

24 extraordinary young people received prestigious awards at the 2014 Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) Excellence Awards at Government House in Auckland last night. .. More >>

23. Charges Laid in Alleged Meridian Scam

24 October 2014 3:00pm | New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police have arrested two people this week in relation to an alleged Meridian scam that has targeted elderly residents in Christchurch. .. More >>

24. Transit moving ahead with intersection improvement

07 September 2007 9:45am | Transit New Zealand

Transit is moving ahead with plans to improve the intersections of SH2 and Moonshine Road, Whakatiki Street and Moonshine Hill Road, which is good news for motorists in the Hutt Valley... More >>

25. Young Wellingtonians celebrated

22 October 2014 4:55pm | Pride Awards Trust

On Sunday 19 October the Pride Awards Trust hosted the fifth annual Pride Awards at Paramount Theatre in Wellington. The 2014 Pride Awards ceremony celebrated the achievements and contributions of twelve inspirational young people between the ages ..... More >>

26. LGNZ - national approach to natural hazard risk management

23 October 2014 11:30am | Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has completed its review into managing risks from natural hazards and today releases a think piece on the findings. The think piece 'Managing natural hazard risk in New Zealand - Towards more resilient communities' ..... More >>

27. Slow down for a safe Labour weekend - NZTA

23 October 2014 1:06pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to be patient and slow down on the roads this long weekend. Roads in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty will be surging with holidaymakers heading away for Labour Day weekend and the Transport Agency says it will be working ..... More >>

28. Council CEO details options to prevent forced house sale

23 October 2014 2:02pm | Auckland Council

Auckland Council CEO Stephen Town has today written to Penny Bright making it clear that the forced sale of her house because of her long-term overdue rates arrears was not the council's preferred course of action... More >>

29. Focus on Water Quality at Te Waihora Living Water Open Day

23 October 2014 2:07pm | Fonterra

Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC) held an open day to update the local community on their 10-year Living Water programme to improve water quality in the Te Waihora catchment in Canterbury... More >>

30. HNZC's statement re no change to policy on dogs is not true

24 January 2014 4:11pm | Anonymous

When I became a HNZC tenant my dog and cats were allowed. My tenancy manager has told me in an email that new applicants for state housing are declined if they have dogs. HNZC won't admit that publicly... More >>

31. Start planning for Seaweek 2015

22 July 2014 2:13pm | Seaweek

The New Zealand Association for Environment Education is delighted to announce the dates and theme for its flagship event Seaweek for 2015. .. More >>

32. New freedom camping bylaw in time for Labour Weekend

25 September 2014 2:22pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Council deliberated on submissions to its draft Freedom Camping Bylaw today, and will look to adopt a revised draft bylaw at its meeting on 22 October. .. More >>

33. 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 >>

34. 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 >>

35. Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend!

22 October 2014 4:10pm | FESTA

Transitional sports and recreation at the Festival of Transitional Architecture this Labour Weekend! A bike disco, street games, guided walks through transformed demolition sites, dance classes at a temporary outdoor dancehall - these are just some of ..... More >>

36. Exciting new Hastings Growers Market to start 29th November

23 October 2014 1:02pm | Hastings City Business Association

Hastings District Council have today approved a road closure that will see the launch of a new Hastings City Growers Market every Saturday morning from 7am until 10.30am to be held in the streets of the 100 and 200 blocks of Heretaunga St East... More >>

37. Retraction: Auckland Council Rate Rises

23 October 2014 1:33pm | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Earlier today the Taxpayers' Union released a media statement regarding Auckland Council rate rises. We had been anticipating an announcement about rate increases for some time... More >>

38. Council identifies preferred option for flood protection

24 October 2014 11:00am | Christchurch City Council

The Council has identified its preferred option to protect against regular flooding in the Flockton area. .. More >>

39. Local provider appointed for newest Early Childhood Centre

24 October 2014 12:45pm | Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Tāmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae ..... More >>

40. CityUps live tomorrow night at FESTA!

24 October 2014 12:57pm | FESTA

Tomorrow night (Saturday 25 October) CityUps is live in central Christchurch. The Festival of Transitional Architecture invites people of all ages to join in for an incredible night out at the city of the future, designed and created by the next ..... More >>

41. Families who do crime together - expect to do time together

24 October 2014 3:50pm | New Zealand Police

Families that carry out crime together can expect to do time together is the message from Waikato Police after an investigation that spanned several months led to the recovery of a tractor worth over $120,000 yesterday... More >>

42. Mission, Marae celebrate first year of food bank partnership

24 October 2014 4:06pm | Auckland City Mission

For the past year the Papakura Marae, through its partnership with the Auckland City Mission, has been able to provide Papakura families in desperate need with nutritionally balanced food parcels. The Mission has also supported the marae with equipment, expertise ..... More >>

43. Christchurch: The Way Forward

11 June 2012 11:48am | Hugh Pavletich

Why Local Government Minister David Carter must allow the people of Christchurch, with its communities, to belatedly get the recovery underway .. More >>

44. 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 >>

45. Contactor fined for burning asbestos

26 November 2013 9:50am | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

A Te Puna earthworks and rubbish removal company and its owner were convicted and fined $16,400 in Tauranga District Court this week for discharging and burning asbestos, treated timber and other contaminants... More >>

46. Preparation is key for hunters and trampers

29 April 2014 11:02am | New Zealand Police

Manawatü Police want to remind hunters and trampers that preparation is vital before heading into the bush after a hunting group of five men and their four dogs had to be air-lifted from the Northern Tararua Ranges in the Mangahao area yesterday afternoon ..... More >>

47. Major new hotel development planned for Tekapo

18 August 2014 10:38am | Joint Media Statement

Tekapo Lake Resort Limited has bought part of some council-owned surplus land, between State Highway 8 and Lakeside Drive, where it plans to build a five-star resort with no less than 110 units... More >>

48. Police investigate unexplained death in Meremere

13 October 2014 10:51am | New Zealand Police

A 49 year-old man was found dead by emergency services at a Meremere address just before 6am this morning. .. More >>

49. 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 >>

50. 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 >>

51. One dead in Tauranga road crash

22 October 2014 12:38pm | New Zealand Police

The passenger of a car has died after the vehicle he was in collided with a library bus on Welcome Bay Road, Tauranga this morning (Wednesday, 22 October). .. More >>

52. Travel Smart to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014

23 October 2014 9:49am | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is encouraging visitors to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014 on Saturday to get smart and think about travelling without the car. Thousands of viewers flocked to last year's event to see the four houses up close. TV3 is inviting viewers to ..... More >>

53. Rotoroa Island welcomes kiwi

23 October 2014 11:38am | Auckland Zoo

Kiwi will soon be roaming Rotoroa Island in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Three kiwi chicks, hatched at Auckland Zoo from eggs collected from Te Mata in the Coromandel are today being released onto the 83ha isle, and more chicks are due for release ..... More >>

54. Missing girl found

23 October 2014 12:38pm | New Zealand Police

Levin Police are happy to advise that the 16 year old female Sela Fifita-Tovo, who was the subject of a missing person enquiry has been found safe and well. Sela has reported to police in the Auckland area and her family have been notified... More >>

55. Communities Turn Out to Support Clean Water

23 October 2014 12:49pm | Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust's Communities for Clean Water weekend-of-action proved to be a big hit around the country with hundreds of volunteers turning out to get involved in regional events... More >>

56. Speed tolerance in Canterbury lowered over Labour Weekend

23 October 2014 2:40pm | New Zealand Police

While speed tolerance lowers over Labour Day Weekend the visibility of Canterbury Police prevention work will increase across the District. .. More >>

57. Buckle up and take care on our roads

23 October 2014 2:41pm | New Zealand Police

Central District Police are reminding motorists and passengers to always wear seatbelts and drive to the conditions as people make travel plans for Labour weekend. .. More >>

58. Firearm brandished from car found to be a toy - Papatoetoe

24 October 2014 11:05am | New Zealand Police

Armed police supported by the Police helicopter raided a house in Trimmer Terrace Papatoetoe at about 7:45pm tonight after reports from a member of the public that a man had been seen waving a hand gun from a vehicle. The vehicle was traced to and ..... More >>

59. Check the rules before you go fishing

24 October 2014 12:17pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reminding all recreational fishers to check the rules before they head out for a fish this Labour Weekend. You can face serious penalties if you break fisheries laws and MPI fishery officers are regularly ..... More >>

60. 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 >>

61. Howick & Pakuranga Residents Inorganic Collection

05 November 2003 8:31am | Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council's annual inorganic collection comes to Pakuranga Ward next week and moves to Howick Ward in late November, with a reminder to residents to stack it safely please!.. More >>

62. Auckland: Santa Turns the Big Five-O

09 December 2010 4:40pm | Auckland Heart of the City

The famous Farmers Santa on Whitcoulls corner celebrates his 50th year as a nostalgic festive icon on Auckland's CBD sky line. .. More >>

63. Hakarimata Road Ngaruawahia Fatal Car Crash

29 May 2011 5:38pm | New Zealand Police

Shortly before 5pm tonight police were told of a two vehicle crash on Hakarimata Road. The collision occurred about 5 kilometres North of the township. This is the road on the opposite side of river to SH1. .. More >>

64. Traffic Congestion: State Highway 1 Puhoi to Warkworth

25 January 2014 11:49am | New Zealand Police

Traffic Northbound on State Highway One is heavily congested from South of Puhoi to Warkworth. .. More >>

65. New Crane Arrives at Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

21 May 2014 4:07pm | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Infrastructure expansion at Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has reached another milestone with the arrival of their fourth ship to shore gantry crane. .. More >>

66. Unlicensed security company fined

03 July 2014 3:16pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A security company has to pay $12,600 after it was convicted in the Auckland District Court today for operating without a licence. .. More >>

67. Wanaka, Your Festival Invites You

05 September 2014 4:05pm | Wanakafest

Wanaka, Your Festival Invites You Wanaka, New Zealand - The Wanaka Community Trust is excited to invite people to their very own community festival in Wanaka this Labour Day weekend. .. More >>

68. 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 >>

69. LK open their newest store at Stonefields, Auckland

16 October 2014 2:24pm | Liquor King

Innovative liquor retailer LK is not letting the grass grow under its feet - or perhaps it is, in taking its newest store to Stonefields, the new village suburb that rose from the ashes of Auckland's former Mt Wellington quarry... More >>

70. 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 >>

71. 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 >>

72. 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 >>

73. 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 >>

74. 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 >>

75. 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 >>

76. 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 >>

77. 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 >>

78. Police continue search for missing fisherman

22 October 2014 9:26am | New Zealand Police

Police are continuing to search for missing Warkworth resident Nick Stubbs who failed to return from a fishing trip on the 15th October 2014. .. More >>

79. Tauranga law firm leads the anti-child abuse charge

22 October 2014 3:03pm | Child Matters

Tauranga law firm Cooney Lees Morgan has again partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual 'Buddy Day' - New Zealand's only child abuse prevention awareness day. .. More >>

80. Stay alert to road safety basics this Labour Weekend

23 October 2014 10:42am | New Zealand Police

Drivers, passengers, friends and whanau are being asked to remind each other to follow basic road safety advice this Labour Weekend. .. More >>

81. Lifting Diners to New Heights

23 October 2014 11:31am | Outside The Square

Twelve diners were treated to a dinner like no other last night, eating Italian fare eight meters in the sky on top of industrial scissor lifts. .. More >>

82. General Revaluation report received by councillors

23 October 2014 12:36pm | Auckland Council

The Finance and Performance committee this morning received the 2014 General Revaluation report, which shows average residential capital value increases of 34.8 per cent since 2011... More >>

83. Community partners to build home for needy Auckland family

23 October 2014 1:47pm | Habitat for Humanity

Housing charity Habitat for Humanity Auckland, Takapuna Grammar School, and the Rotary Club of Devonport are partnering to build a home for an Auckland family in housing need. .. More >>

84. Kerepehi Police shooting release #4

24 October 2014 3:55pm | New Zealand Police

A complex case requiring the interviewing of a large number of people and the completion of extensive forensic examinations is how the officer in charge of the investigation into Tuesday's Police shooting at Kerepëhi describes his team's inquiry... More >>

85. Candidates For Council Etc.

27 August 2001 5:15pm | Christchurch City Council

Candidates for the Mayoral, City Council, Community Boards, and the Regional Council have been issued today by the Christchurch Electoral Officer, Max Robertson... More >>

86. Images: Feilding Flooding Pictures

16 February 2004 3:14pm | Manawatu District Council

Images from MDC See.. More >>

87. 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 >>

88. CEO resigns to take up job in Christchurch

15 February 2007 4:14pm | Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council CEO Tony Marryatt has resigned his position to take up the CEO job at Christchurch City Council... More >>

89. Pak'nsave Gisborne Open For Trade

21 December 2007 11:33am | Pak'N Save

PAK'nSAVE Gisborne staff, friends and suppliers worked through the night to clear up the store, following last night's earthquake. .. More >>

90. Tuk Tuks Take Over the City

19 February 2009 9:37am | Maunsell

Global engineering firm Maunsell AECOM has shown that sustainable transport can be fun - especially when you get creative! .. More >>

91. Most spa pools not exempt from pool fencing regulations

16 December 2010 10:08am | Thames Coromandel District Council

Lockable lids make no difference unless spa pool sides are higher than 1.2 metres Soaking in a hot spa on the deck is a pleasure enjoyed by many, particularly after taking part in strenuous exercise but it's not just as simple as buying a portable ..... More >>

92. Plenty to sing about in the Tararua Forest Park

17 December 2010 1:32pm | Department of Conservation

Rat numbers have plummeted following a 1080 operation as part of Project Kaka, an on-going pest control programme to restore the health of a wide range of wildlife and plant species and control bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the Tararua Forest Park... More >>

93. Serious car crash on SH17 Albany

07 January 2011 2:37pm | New Zealand Police

There has been a collision between a car and a truck, leaving two people critically injured. .. More >>

94. Nitro circus stars take to the water for charity

31 January 2011 10:52am | Jetpro

Stars of the Nitro Circus New Zealand tour will be sampling a change of adrenaline and adventure near Wanganui on 11 February as they taste life on the water aboard a water-jet propelled sprint boat, with spectator gate takings supporting the local ..... More >>

95. World's largest floating wetland to boost lake water quality

30 September 2011 1:32pm | Rotorua District Council

Anyone flying over Rotorua in the future will be in no doubt what part of the country lies below when they see the name 'Rotorua' spelled out in giant letters as part of a floating wetlands environmental initiative on the surface of Lake Rotorua... More >>

96. Health Warning - Algal Bloom

10 February 2012 7:43pm | Canterbury DHB

SUBJECT: Health Warning - Algal Bloom in Ashburton, Ashley and Waimakariri Rivers The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board have issued a health warning after potentially toxic algae (benthic cyanobacteria) ..... More >>

97. Ngatamariki Geothermal Station Construction Gains Momentum

08 May 2012 11:48am | Mighty River Power

The arrival of a major shipment to Mighty River Power's Ngatamariki geothermal development over the last week marked a significant milestone in the construction of the Company's 82MW plant... More >>

98. Hastings: Public invited to planting day on Clive walkway

14 June 2012 1:25pm | Hastings District Council

The public is invited to pick up a shovel and help transform the look of an area of the Clive River stopbank on the Hastings to Clive iWay route this Sunday. .. More >>

99. Get Ready - Here Comes The Baby Show

16 August 2012 12:35pm | The Baby Show

Tickets are now on sale for the Baby Show, which will bring a huge range of products and services to Auckland's parents and parents-to-be from 26 to 28 October 2012 at the ASB Showgrounds... More >>

100. Green light for new wastewater sludge disposal method

24 October 2012 4:36pm | Hamilton City Council

Wastewater sludge from Hamilton's 145,000 residents will no longer end up in landfill. .. More >>


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