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Sport Wellington completes three year interschool project

26 September 2014 - 9:55pm

Sport Wellington has recently seen the completion of a three year project undertaken by their Young Persons team, to demonstrate and facilitate the benefits of interschool sport in the Lower Hutt Southern Zone (LHSZ).

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Garry Diack appointed CEO of Tait Communications

26 September 2014 - 6:45pm

Experienced business leader Garry Diack has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of leading New Zealand exporter and critical communications company Tait Communications.

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Daylight saving 'means time to be SunSmart'

26 September 2014 - 6:45pm

The arrival of daylight saving this weekend signals that ultraviolet (UV) levels are rising rapidly and it’s time for New Zealanders to be SunSmart, says Wayde Beckman, the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA) SunSmart spokesperson.

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Diana Krall cancels tour dates due to illness

26 September 2014 - 4:40pm

Due to ongoing complications brought on by a case of pneumonia, five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall has been forced to postpone her scheduled album release, and US Fall Tour.

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Inspire young Kiwi inventors these school holidays at MOTAT

26 September 2014 - 3:40pm

‘Invention Nation’ is the latest MOTAT School Holiday Experience and will run from 27 September - 12 October from 10am - 5pm.

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Study challenges 1080 impact claims

26 September 2014 - 1:30pm

A recent University of Otago study into the effects of a 1080 poison operation challenges claims about the negative impacts on native wildlife.

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Ricoh named Kofax Diamond Partner

26 September 2014 - 9:10am

Ricoh New Zealand has been awarded the ultimate gong from US business process software giant, Kofax being named a new Kofax Diamond Partner.

One of only 13 such partners worldwide - and the only one in New Zealand - Ricoh is now part of an elite global group.

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Southside Arts Festival expands in 2014

26 September 2014 - 7:10am

Auckland Council is taking its popular Southside Arts Festival to the wider Auckland region this November.

The festival - previously limited largely to the geography of south Auckland - will have events throughout the south, north, and west of the region.

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West Coast aged care facility re-development wins praise

26 September 2014 - 7:10am

The development and seismic strengthening of a West Coast aged care facility has won praise from the client for its seamless execution, despite having to temporarily rehouse half its residents.

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NZTA flyover appeal hugely disappointing - Labour

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

The decision by the New Zealand Transport Agency to appeal the Board of Inquiry’s rejection of the Basin Reserve flyover is hugely disappointing and a massive lost opportunity for Wellington to come together on an alternative plan, Labour’s MP for Wellington Central Grant Robertson and MP for

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NZMA encouraged by PM's focus on child poverty

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

"The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is encouraged by Prime Minister John Key’s comments yesterday that he was ordering Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet officials to start presenting new ideas for tackling child poverty," says NZMA Chair Dr Mark Peterson.

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NZ First calls for a freeze on foreigners buying land

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

As yet another farm is sold to a foreigner, it is time for Prime Minister John Key to freeze foreign purchases and fully investigate the impact of land sales, says New Zealand First.

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Rugby: Suspensions for James McGougan and Tino Nemani

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

Waikato prop James McGougan has been suspended from playing rugby for one week, and Bay of Plenty wing Tino Nemani suspended for two weeks, after separate Judicial Hearings for foul play during Week 6 of the ITM Cup.

Both cases were heard by Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC this week.

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PM needs to disown Act's dangerous education agenda - NZEI

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

The Prime Minister needs to make it clear that the government is not planning to introduce bulk funding of schools through the back door by doing a coalition deal with Act.

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UC student wins scholarship for humanitarian engineering

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

A University of Canterbury student is the only New Zealander to be awarded a scholarship that will utilise her engineering skills for humanitarian projects.

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Cycling: Sergent impressive in demanding time trial

26 September 2014 - 6:05am

Jesse Sergent during the elite men’s time trial at the UCI Road World Championships. Pic: Graham Watson.

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APN NZ, TRN and GrabOne re-brand as NZME.

26 September 2014 - 1:45am

From today the businesses formerly known as APN NZ, TRN and GrabOne are unifying their print, radio, digital and e-commerce brands under one new, overarching brand, NZME.

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Wellington getting fired up for WOW

25 September 2014 - 6:20pm

Wellington is getting fired up for WOW this week - and looking forward to welcoming more than 35,000 visitors to the city over the next three weeks.

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Kiwi eye health app wins award

25 September 2014 - 5:16pm

An app designed to help New Zealand GPs and optometrists confidently diagnose eye disorders has won a prestigious health award.

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Finalists for NZ's best places to work announced

25 September 2014 - 4:10pm

IBM Kenexa (NYSE: IBM) a global provider of business solutions for human resources today announced the finalists of its annual Best Workplaces Survey and Awards.

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