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Anthonie Tonnon returning to Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:45 pm | Otago Museum

Anthonie Tonnon returning to the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium Otago Museum is thrilled to announce a return season of Anthonie Tonnon’s A Synthesized Universe , with another six shows to be performed in the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium from ... More >>

New rules for temporary housing of companion animals

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:18 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

New animal welfare requirements for the management of companion animals in temporary housing facilities will come into effect from 1 October. More >>

Canterbury innovation on display at NZ Cup & Show Week

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:14 pm | ChristchurchNZ

The humble Canterbury mudfish might seem a bit out of place amidst the glitz and glamour of New Zealand Cup and Show Week. More >>

Put your seat belt on, insure your life

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:48 pm | New Zealand Police

Yesterday, Wellington Road Policing group ran an operation in the Wairarapa targeting the wearing of seatbelts. More >>

Storm damage repair work underway at Hannafords Wharf

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 12:45 pm | Thames Coromandel District Council

Work starts today to repair sections of the Hannafords Wharf footpath, damaged after a storm in July. More >>

Westland District Council’s Chief Executive Remuneration

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 11:48 am | Westland District Council

In response to the comments by the New Zealand Taxpayer’s Union regarding the salary paid to the Chief Executive (CE), Westland District Council would like to provide the following: More >>

331,000 Aucklanders receive $350 Entrust

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:47 am | Entrust

331,000 Aucklanders receive $350 Entrust dividend this week New Zealand’s largest dividend distribution is underway this week as Entrust , majority shareholder of Vector, pays its annual community dividend to 331,000 homes and business. The annual ... More >>

Police investigating shooting in Hamilton

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 8:50 am | New Zealand Police

At 10:25pm yesterday Police responded to Derby Street, Nawton, Hamilton after receiving reports a man had been shot. More >>

UPDATE SH2 crash, Kaitoke, Upper Hutt

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:52 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm that a motorcyclist hit a barrier at Kaitoke this afternoon about 4.30pm. More >>

Serious crash – SH 2 near Kaitoke

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Police

"Serious crash – SH 2 near Kaitoke " Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on SH2 near Kaitoke, Upper Hutt. At least one person is critically injured. The road is closed in both directions. Motorists are asked to avoid the ... More >>

Otari Native Botanic Garden launches a laboratory

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:48 pm | Wellington City Council

Otari Native Botanic Garden and Wilton's Bush Reserve has taken a major step forward in its history, taking on scientific research aimed at saving native plant species. More >>

Government urged to keep an open mind on water

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:23 pm | Local Government NZ

Government urged to keep an open mind on water Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) is urging central government to keep its policy options open, and work collaboratively with local government to find the best solution so that New Zealanders continue to ... More >>

Vehicle damage in Birkdale

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are investigating reports of damage to more than 20 vehicles that occurred overnight in the Birkdale area. More >>

New fast-charge stations for more electric vehicles

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:17 pm | Contact Energy

Wellington has taken another leap forward in the move to Electric Vehicles (EVs), with the installation of three new fast-charge stations in the city. More >>

Charities benefit from Canterbury Tech Summit

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:05 pm | ChristchurchNZ

Imagine being born with a condition that prevented you from communicating your thoughts and feelings with the world. More >>

Pets Welcome at Transitional Cathedral

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:04 pm | Anglican Church in Aotearoa

All animals and pets are invited to the Transitional Cathedral this Sunday at 10am for a blessing service and to celebrate Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. More >>

Arrest in Napier stabbing investigation

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Police

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with grievous bodily harm in relation to a stabbing in Napier over the weekend. More >>

Final update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 3:21 pm | New Zealand Police

Police have now arrested seven people as part of Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, following the execution of a number of search warrants this morning. Along with methamphetamine and cannabis, 26 firearms and more than $21,000 in cash ... More >>

No limits on opportunities for Christchurch youth

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:51 pm | Christchurch NZ

Finishing high school can be an exciting yet daunting experience, particularly when you’ve got no idea what you want to be when you grow up. More >>

Kiwi Birdlife recognised in world-leading program

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:36 pm | Kiwi Birdlife Park

A Queenstown wildlife park has become the first in New Zealand to be recognised under the newest iteration of a progressive program for animal welfare at zoos and aquariums. More >>

NZ's first Pasifika Hub set for construction in Hamilton

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:23 pm | K'aute Pasifika Trust

The country’s first Pan Pasifika Community Hub is set for development in Hamilton after a City Council decision to earmark a high-profile central city site for the hub’s construction. More >>

Zonta International New Zealand marks Suffrage anniversary

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:20 pm | Zonta

On the 19th of September 1893, Governor Lord Glasgow signed a new electoral act into law which gave all New Zealand women the right to vote. It was a momentous occasion that didn’t come without years of hard work by suffrage campaigners throughout ... More >>

Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement 2019 Awards

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:19 pm | Zonta

On this special day of 125 years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, Zonta New Zealand celebrates this milestone by opening nominations for the Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement 2019 Awards. More >>

Shaping our Future working to organise a community forum

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:15 pm | Shaping Our Future

Shaping our Future is teaming up with the Frankton Community Association and QLDC to facilitate a Community Forum to inform the wider Frankton Masterplan. More >>

Auckland to get 2,500 e-scooters

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:35 pm | Onzo

Auckland is about to be hit with a new form of sustainable, quick, easy, and super versatile last-mile transport with the launch of Onzo’s rental e-scooters next month. More >>

Two arrests and firearms seized

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Police

Two people were arrested and three unlawfully possessed firearms were seized at a Masterton address overnight. More >>

Mt Ruapehu & DOC staff team up in the name of conservation

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:30 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 19 SEPTEMBER 2018: Mt Ruapehu & DOC staff braved the fog and rain yesterday all in the name of conservation. More >>

Upper Hutt cafes are working together for the environment

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:35 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

A busy café can easily get through more than a thousand disposable cups every week, something which many coffee drinkers and café owners would like to do something about. The cups can’t be recycled because they are contaminated by the coffee and ... More >>

Auckland secures $45m worth of business events in 2017/18

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 12:35 pm | AucklandNZ

Auckland Convention Bureau (ACB), in conjunction with its members and industry partners, has won an impressive $45 million worth of business events in the year ending June 2018. More >>

New appointments strengthen Auckland Museum executive team

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:36 am | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum has taken another step towards realising its ambitious Five-Year Strategy, with the appointment of two key roles to its Executive Team. More >>

Wellington’s new plaques to honour great local women

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 11:00 am | Wellington City Council

Famous radio broadcaster Maud Basham will be remembered in Wellington today with the unveiling of a plaque in her honour. Basham, affectionately known as Aunt Daisy, broadcast for 27 years from the Hope Gibbons building (on the corner of Taranaki ... More >>

Queenstown to host US and Kiwi golf managers

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:58 am | Queenstown NZ

Golf club managers from around New Zealand alongside counterparts from the United States will gather in Queenstown next month for their biennial conferences. More >>

Second arrest made in Taita fatal assault

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:54 am | New Zealand Police

Police making enquiries into the death of Faapaia Fonoilaepa in Taita, Lower Hutt on Friday night have arrested a second man. More >>

Update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:53 am | New Zealand Police

Police have so far today arrested three people as part of Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of Plenty (EBOP). Op Notus II is the second phase of a long running investigation, led by the National Organised Crime Group, into organised crime and ... More >>

Hāpai applauds first tobacco-free dairy in South Island

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:18 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Waikuku Beach General Store is paving the way in becoming the first dairy in the South Island to go smoke-free. Store owner, Cathy Farrell, explained that staff, customer and community safety compelled her to remove tobacco products from their ... More >>

Man in critical condition following incident near Opotiki

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:21 am | New Zealand Police

A man has been transported to Whakatane Hospital in a critical condition following an incident at a property on Waiotahe Valley Road, Waiotahi, near Opotiki. More >>

Police attending serious crash

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:52 am | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a crash involving a bus and a pedestrian on Main North Rd in Redwood, Christchurch. More >>

Ninety Eight new constables prepare to graduate

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:50 am | New Zealand Police

Ninety eight recruits will celebrate the start of an exciting and rewarding career at the Wing 318 graduation this Thursday 20 September. More >>

Search warrants - Eastern Bay of Plenty

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 8:48 am | New Zealand Police

These warrants are part of an investigation targeting organised crime and the distribution of illicit drugs in the community. More >>

QLCHT Explores Affordable Housing Option in Arrowtown

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 6:51 pm | Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT or the Trust) has approached QLDC to conduct Geotech exploration of Council-owned land at Jopp Street, Arrowtown. More >>

Update on crash at Orari near Timaru

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 5:23 pm | New Zealand Police

Police can now confirm that three people are in a serious condition as a result of the crash today at 3.40pm. More >>

Why We Must Never Forget the Christchurch Earthquake

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 5:19 pm | CTV Building Family and Friends Group

Tel Aviv's Hila Oren has been brought to Christchurch by one council-funded entity, the Christchurch Foundation, to help another council-funded entity, ChristchurchNZ, craft the city's narrative. More >>

Albany walking and cycling bridge to be installed

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The newest walking and cycling bridge on the North Shore will be lifted into place over the Northern Motorway at Spencer Road in Albany next week. More >>

NZ's environmental refugees to be evicted from their homes

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:56 pm | Awatarariki Residents Incorporated

Press Release Awatarariki Residents Incorporated 18 September 2018 ________________________________________ NZ's environmental refugees to be evicted from their homes through Councils' proposed plan changes More >>

Purple and yellow weeds a target

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:28 pm | Gisborne District Council

Weeds are the biggest risk to Council’s $1.3m investment in the native restoration work on Titirangi. Controlling the spread of weeds is a priority for spring. More >>

They’re Off and it’s All On

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:27 pm | Go Waihi

They’re Off and it’s All On GO Waihi’s annual Trolley Derby and Market Day is coming up again on Saturday October 6. From 9 am there’ll be lots of stalls through town to add even more variety to the shops with sales and specials on offer. ... More >>

Crash SH1 at Orari, north of Timaru

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Police are attending a serious crash involving two vehicles on SH1 at Orari, north of Timaru. More >>

Southern Police celebrate 125 years of Women's Suffrage

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Police

Southern District Police will be out in the community celebrating 125 years of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand tomorrow, September 19. More >>

Agencies meet flight carrying 14 individuals returned by Oz

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Police

A group of 14 individuals being returned by Australian authorities to New Zealand were met and assessed at Auckland International Airport today. More >>

Waterfront memorial marks Auckland’s founding

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:59 pm | Ports of Auckland

September 18 is the anniversary of the founding of Auckland in 1840. To help mark this important day, Ports of Auckland and Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei built Te Toka o Apihai Te Kawau. While we all celebrate Auckland’s Anniversary Day in January (when ... More >>

Desperately Seeking Tuhura

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:29 pm | Otago Museum

Otago Museum is searching for one mystery visitor who shares their name with the Museum’s award-winning Tūhura Otago Community Trust Science Centre. More >>

$3.8M of sports facilities funding allocated by NRC

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:11 pm | Northland Regional Council

Five regional sporting initiatives are poised to receive close to $3.8 million from a new sporting facilities rate introduced through the Northland Regional Council’s 2018-28 Long Term Plan. More >>

Gisborne TeenAg member wins major award at Future Sheep NZ

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:53 pm | Young Farmers

A Gisborne student has won a major accolade at an event design to educate young people about the sheep industry. More >>

Update: missing lambs, found

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:46 pm | New Zealand Police

The combined flocks had been moved to another property before the farmer realised the missing sheep were included. More >>

Bird Recovery Centre receives vital support

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:30 pm | Bayer NZ

Bird Recovery Centre receives vital support • Bayer continues to support Recovery Centre after 17 years • Three-year sponsorship secured More >>

Graduate shines fresh light on colonial benefactor

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:19 pm | University of Auckland

In a 15,000-word essay to be published in Records of the Auckland Museum, Andrew McKay, one of the first three graduates of the University of Auckland's new Master in Museums and Cultural Heritage, probes the story of the prolific collector. “I ... More >>

112 buildings with ACP identified in Wellington

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:14 pm | Wellington City Council

In 2017 the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment investigated the use of aluminium-composite panels (ACP) on New Zealand buildings. To assist with that work, Wellington City Council has investigated buildings featuring ACP around the ... More >>

Eden Park celebrates Suffrage 125 with Kiwi sportswomen

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 1:09 pm | Eden Park

Eden Park is celebrating 125 years since women were given the right to vote by showcasing some of the leaders in our country’s female sporting history. More >>

Prizes up for grabs at Auckland Blockchain hackfest

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 12:56 pm | Blockworks

A hackfest will reveal the versatility of blockchain technology on the weekend of 6-7th October as part of the week-long Blockworks conference, New Zealand’s premier blockchain event. The free hackfest will be held at Auckland University of Technology ... More >>

Region in a League of Its Own

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 12:12 pm | Taranaki Regional Council

Outstanding developments during the 2017/2018 year helped to put the region in a league of its own, says Taranaki Regional Council Chairman David MacLeod. More >>




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