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Guild congratulates Community Pharmacy of the Year winner

14 June 2014 - 9:15pm

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) congratulates David Postlewaight, owner of David’s Pharmacy in Kamo, for winning the Community Pharmacy of the Year Award at the 2014 Pharmacy Awards.

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ACT President to stand in Papakura

14 June 2014 - 7:05pm

ACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to announce John Thompson as ACT's candidate for Papakura.

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Breakers welcome challenge of new season

14 June 2014 - 9:25am

SKYCITY Breakers head coach Dean Vickerman is excited at the challenge that faces his team in the 2014/15 Australian National Basketball League with yesterday’s release of the season draw a trigger to begin putting in place the final building blocks that make up the campaign.

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New music centre for Chch welcomed

14 June 2014 - 6:10am

Creative New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Wainwright welcomed today’s announcement that a new Music Centre will soon be under construction as the first step towards developing a Performing Arts Precinct in central Christchurch.

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NZ wine industry's largest R and D programme underway

14 June 2014 - 1:50am

The largest research and development effort ever undertaken by the New Zealand wine industry designed to position New Zealand as number 1 in the world for high quality, lower alcohol and lower calorie wines is underway.

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Obesity and climate change: 'similar problems, similar solutions'

14 June 2014 - 1:50am

OraTaiao: The New Zealand Climate and Health Council welcomes the release of the New Zealand Medical Association’s policy briefing on obesity this week, with the Council pointing to the similarities between obesity and climate change.

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National selects Nuk Korako as Port Hills candidate

14 June 2014 - 12:50am

The National Party has selected local businessman and iwi leader Nuk Korako as its Port Hills candidate for the 2014 General Election.

Mr Korako was selected by a meeting of local party members this evening.

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Peter Yealands sponsors Christchurch Art Show

13 June 2014 - 11:45pm

The 2014 Christchurch Art Show inaugural art awards have received a boost from major sponsor, Peter Yealands Wines (PYW). The People’s Choice Award will now be known as the Peter Yealands Wines Award.

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TV2 KidsFest coming to Selwyn in July

13 June 2014 - 11:45pm

TV2 KidsFest is coming to Selwyn in July. Over 30 events and activities for children will be happening in Selwyn as part of TV2 KidsFest, which runs from 5 - 19 July during the school holidays.

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Breakers welcome release of season schedule

13 June 2014 - 11:45pm

The draw for the Australian National Basketball League was released today by the NBL and it highlights a ten/four Vector Arena/North Shore Events Centre split for the SKYCITY Breakers home campaign and what promises to be an emotional night to get the home season underway as fans get the chance t

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Borrows to address UK Restorative Justice Council

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

Courts Minister Chester Borrows will depart for the United Kingdom today to address the Restorative Justice Council’s Annual General Meeting.

"Restorative justice is a growing field in responding to crime, with huge benefits for the victim and for society," says Mr Borrows.

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Kawarau River Station for sale by mortgagee auction

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

Kawarau River Station, one of the Wakatipu Basin’s most significant freehold land blocks, is to be taken to mortgagee auction early next month by Ray White Queenstown.

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Domestic tourism leads Auckland's visitor growth

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

Auckland’s tourism industry has experienced a strong autumn led by more Kiwis visiting the region, with domestic guest nights up 10 per cent in April compared to the same month last year.

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Rheumatic fever swabbing 'won't fix damp and crowded homes'

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

The Government is throwing money at the bottom of the cliff by swabbing children’s sore throats for rheumatic fever without addressing the causes of the disease, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says.

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Black Sox set for tough tour

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

The Golden Homes Black Sox softball team are set to start their long and comprehensive build up to defend their world championship title when they board the plane to Canada later this week.

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9,700 without power on Vector's northern network

13 June 2014 - 9:40pm

A further 8100 customer customers have been restored on Vector's northern network, bringing the number of customers off to 9,700.

On the Auckland network, a handful of customers remain out, down from 6,000 this morning.

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Steady rain for the Coromandel easing overnight

13 June 2014 - 8:35pm

A narrow rain-band, the remnants of the easterly rainband which affected the central North Island over the last couple of days, is expected to move slowly northwards over the Coromandel Peninsula tonight, before clearing the country Friday morning.

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Irene van Dyk named Personality of the Year

13 June 2014 - 8:35pm

Haier Pulse star Irene van Dyk has won more test caps and awards than any other netballer and now she has yet another trophy to squeeze into her bulging cabinet, after being named the Super Colour Personality of the Year at the 2014 Dominion Post Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards.

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Green crusaders fight for sustainability

13 June 2014 - 4:15pm

The Green Living Show and NZ Organic Natural Expo announces a blockbuster lineup of speakers, including two super-guests who are leading the fight against unsustainable practices in retail - New Zealand’s Organic Crusader and the EcoWoman.

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Treasury cover-up of rebuild cost outrageous - Parker

13 June 2014 - 2:10pm

John Key’s admission that the Government’s share of the Canterbury rebuild will increase to $20 billion less than a month after the Budget stated it was $15 billion, raises serious questions either about the political neutrality of the Treasury or their manipulation by National, Labour’s Fi

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