The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued for St Anne’s Lagoon/ Mata Kopae on 11 September 2014.
Climate Change Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the latest international report on climate change which was released last night in Copenhagen.
Who knew something as simple as empty ice cream containers could mean so much to premature and unwell babies?
People who want to nominate a group or an individual for the Kāpiti Coast Shout Out Awards, which recognise the extraordinary talents, skills and abilities of young people in our district, will need to act soon!
Glenn Inkster and Spencer Winn have won the 20th anniversary Targa South Island, the Pukekohe pair arriving at the finish line in downtown Queenstown this evening (Sat Nov 01) with a lead of eight minutes and 10 seconds over fellow Mitsubishi Evo pair Todd and Rhys Bawden.
Parents and communities can have a powerful impact on young people’s social values and sense of respect for others, the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) has said in response to the release of the Roast Busters report.
An active front is forecast to cross much of the South Island during Sunday and the lower North Island Monday morning. This front is forecast to bring a burst of heavy rain to the west of the South Island and gales to eastern areas as well as Wellington and southern Wairarapa.
Victoria University of Wellington has initiated the necessary processes to move out of investment in carbon-emitting fossil fuels.
A mobile phone predator alert, GPS harnesses on cats and automated bird song recognition software-these hi-tech ideas for nature are among those being recognised at WWF-New Zealand’s inaugural Conservation Innovation Awards.
Fire and police advise of a large gorse fire on a hill in the Mosgiel/Outram area.
Both fire and police are in attendance and advise that resident's in the area around the Mosgiel and Outram township will be experiencing smoke drift from the fire due to strong winds.
Police are investigating the death of a man on Hunua Road Hunua at about 4am this morning.
Lotto, Powerball and Strike have jackpotted this weekend, giving players a massive combined prize pool of $14.5 million to play for next week.
The University of Canterbury will soon celebrate 100 years of teaching and research at the Cass field station, which has been immortalised in the painting by famous New Zealand artist Rita Angus.
Emergency services have responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash on Maungatapu Bridge, State Highway 29, Tauranga.
As a result of the crash one of the vehicles has left the bridge and gone into the water.
The newest and largest addition to the Selwyn Rural Fire water tanker fleet is now ready for service.
A 13,000 litre-capacity water tanker has joined the Selwyn Rural Fire fleet of 19 vehicles, which includes nine other water tankers across the district.
A weakening front is expected to cross central and northern New Zealand during Monday. Gale northwesterlies precede this front, with a period of rain especially over areas exposed to the northwest.
Rt Hon John Key
1 November 2014
Albany Convoy Commemorations
Albany, Western Australia
Your Excellency the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove,
Prime Minister Tony Abbott,
New Zealand film THE DEAD LANDS has opened to number one place at the New Zealand box office, ahead of block-buster Brad Pitt film Fury, placing this film in the record books as the first Te Reo MÄori feature film to reach number one at the NZ Box Office on opening day.
The Green Party are calling for a law change to establish an independent umpire to set fair and reasonable buy-back rates after Contact Energy announced, from today, new small scale solar and wind generators will receive 50 percent less for their exported energy
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