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More Than One Million Free Water Skills For Life Lessons In Auckland Celebrated

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:58:57 +1200 | Aktive - Auckland Sport and Recreation

A significant milestone of Water Skills for Life in Auckland has been marked - more than one million free lessons across the region in ten years. Water Skills for Life is managed in Tāmaki Makaurau by Aktive, in partnership with community delivery ...More >>

Celebrating 21 Years Of International Dance Day In Wellington

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:04:32 +1200 | Youthdance

IDD- WI Dance. Photo Garside Imaging YouthDance Education Trust (YET) will be celebrating 21 years with their annual International Dance Day (IDD) event at Te Papa in May. On May 2 Te Papa will be buzzing with dance activity to commemorate UNESCO’s International ...More >>

Guterres Urges Cities To Embrace ‘Generational Opportunity’ For Climate Action, Sustainable Development

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 16:41:29 +1200 | UN News

The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a “revolution” in urban planning and urban transport to beat back impacts of climate change and build a green and sustainable future for all. Addressing the C40 Mayors Climate Alliance, ...More >>

Lead Contamination Report Shows Need For Regulatory Improvements

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:48:43 +1200 | Water New Zealand

Water New Zealand says it supports the key recommendations in the report into the public health response to lead contamination in Waikouaiti’s drinking water supply. Chief executive Gillian Blythe says the report’s findings show the need for regulatory ...More >>

Kiwi Company Adapts Sports Gear Technology For Safer PPE

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:56:00 +1200 | Industrial Safety News

New Zealand equipment producer ZERO Height Safety has partnered with twICEme Technology to allow seamless access to vital information through the tap of a smartphone when an emergency occurs. The partnership aims to increase the level of safety for workers ...More >>

How We Live, Not Just Bricks And Mortar

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 11:37:22 +1200 | Joint Press Release

by Greer O’Donnell, Imogen Schoots, Deb Hallam, Bobbie Cornell, Jo Allum and Mark Southcombe Housing and sustainability experts from across New Zealand welcomed the publication of the How We Live report, launched by Motif, last Sunday. It articulates ...More >>

A New Fagan In Shearing's Limelight

Fri, 9 Apr 2021 15:57:43 +1200 | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New New Zealand Shears Novice champion Sean Fagan (left), grandfather and inaugural 198 championships' Open final winner John Fagan (centre), and Sean's dad, John's son Neil. Photo / SSNZ The shearing sports have saluted the emergence of the next ...More >>

We Can Fix Housing By Changing New Zealand’s Perspective On How We Live

Fri, 9 Apr 2021 11:13:31 +1200 | MOTIF Agency

At its core, Aotearoa New Zealand’s housing crisis is not about houses, but about the way we think about wealth, community, ourselves and our neighbours, the economy, education system, and much more. The only solutions to this problem involve everyone.More >>

Examining The Housing Market Ahead Of Big Changes

Thu, 8 Apr 2021 16:12:41 +1200 | Property and Build

Last week’s housing announcement has drawn attention all over the country, and with CoreLogic data showing the highest rate of value growth in 15 years, it would appear this heightened attention is justified – CoreLogic Head of New Zealand Research ...More >>

Managing Retreat: Why New Zealand Is Drafting A New Law To Enable Communities To Move Away From Climate Risks

Wed, 7 Apr 2021 16:20:32 +1200 | The Conversation

Catherine Iorns , Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The government’s recently announced overhaul of major environmental legislation will result in a new law focused solely on climate change adaptation. More >>

NZ Representative Sportswoman Suffers Near Death Injury In Trans Tasman Football Tournament

Wed, 7 Apr 2021 15:21:11 +1200 | Aspiring Adventurers

After a head collision in a Trans Tasman football game in 2016, NZ Representative sportswoman Natasha Smith underwent Emergency spinal surgery to save her life. Natasha has always played representative sport at a high level since she was young. She started ...More >>

Opening Of Trans-Tasman Bubble Wonderful News, Says Hospitality NZ

Tue, 6 Apr 2021 17:23:57 +1200 | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand welcomes the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble in less than two weeks on 19 April. Chief Executive Julie White says it’s wonderful news for struggling hospitality and accommodation businesses. “Now it’s a matter of ...More >>

Trans-Tasman Travel Allows Family And Friends To Reunite

Tue, 6 Apr 2021 16:16:26 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

News of the trans-Tasman travel opening is a positive step that will allow friends and family to reunite and supports New Zealand’s international tourism recovery. “We expect that the first people to take up travel will be those wanting to reconnect ...More >>

Accommodation Searches Rise As Kiwis Now Focus On Next Holiday

Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:25:26 +1200 | CBC Limted

Seaview Central, Coopers Beach. With Easter ending, accommodation providers are enjoying a rise in enquiries and website hits as New Zealanders now focus on the upcoming school holidays less than a fortnight away, says one Far North accommodation ...More >>

City Choir Dunedin: Applaud! Women In Music

Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:23:02 +1200 | City Choir Dunedin

City Choir Dunedin is pleased to announce Applaud! Women in Music, a concert presented by City Choir on Saturday 29 May at 7:30 pm in Knox Church, George Street, Dunedin. We celebrate the contribution of women to choral music, as symbolised by St Cecilia, ...More >>

Mx Glory For 'Weekend Warrior' On An Enduro Bike

Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:11:20 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

Taranaki's Renny Johnston (Husqvarna FE350), on his way to winning two New Zealand titles at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, He may describe himself as a "weekend warrior" these days, but Taranaki motorcycle shop owner Renny ...More >>

More To Racing At Full Throttle Than Meets The Eye

Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:09:06 +1200 | Bikesport NZ

Taranaki brothers Camo (left) and Scott Keegan were rarely far apart on the Taupiri race track, the sibling rivals swapping the lead many times during their five ATV (all terrain vehicle) races at the weekend. Photo by Andy McGechan, ...More >>

Surge In Australians Booking New Zealand Holiday Homes Ahead Of Trans-Tasman Bubble - Data

Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:03:28 +1200 | Impact PR

New Zealand holiday homeowners are reporting a surge in bookings from Australia as news of the potential trans-Tasman bubble opening spreads. With New Zealand’s Prime Minister set to announce a date that quarantine-free travel with Australia ...More >>

Mt Ruapehu On The Hunt For Staff

Sat, 3 Apr 2021 16:17:22 +1300 | Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu is calling out to Kiwis with a love of the outdoors and winter sport to head to the maunga for some winter fun – and offering them a job opportunity while they’re there. With the borders still closed to international ski staff Mt ...More >>

NZ’s Fastest Marathon Shaping Up As Fastest Ever

Fri, 2 Apr 2021 17:01:33 +1300 | Christchurch Marathon

Alice Mason is chasing her fifth consecutive national title. Picture credit: Michael Jacques. For 40 years the ASB Christchurch Marathon has been renowned as New Zealand’s fastest course. But with so many of the country’s fastest stuck at home right now, ...More >>


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