Local Government New Zealand welcomes the Government’s proposals to ban products containing plastic microbeads and hopes it signals a new approach to removing plastics from the environment.
|Nick Johnston to run for Waikato Regional Council (17 January 2017)|
|Fresh start needed for EU free trade agreement - Greens (17 January 2017)|
|Committee chairs for Rodney Local Board announced (17 January 2017)|
HELL continues to build on its reputation as a champion of ‘the underdog’.
|HSBC exposed as banker behind Indonesia’s deforestation crisis (17 January 2017)|
|North Island transport links focus of infrastructure improvements (17 January 2017)|
|Mayor welcomes record business confidence despite earthquakes (17 January 2017)|
Two insects common around the Mediterranean can now be imported into New Zealand to control the giant reed (Arundo donax), following a decision by the Environmental Protection Authority(EPA) made under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (1996).
|State Highway 1 reopens after serious Otaki crash (17 January 2017)|
|Work starts on QEII Recreation and Sport Centre (17 January 2017)|
|Appeal for information after theft and arson of car in Invercargill (17 January 2017)|
John Strege headlines the sad news with, “John Jacobs, 1925-2017: 'The greatest teacher in the history of the game”
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|Blackjacks squad announced (17 January 2017)|
|Wellington Firebirds team named for round two of the Ford Trophy (17 January 2017)|
|Bray in good company in Florida (17 January 2017)|
Acclaimed Kiwi actor Danielle Cormack; award-winning director and writer Roseanne Liang; and television critic Alex Casey are among the panellists who’ll be shortlisting entries for TVNZ’s New Blood Web Series Competition which opens today.
|Woman's Day takes you inside Mr and Mrs McCaw's big day (16 January 2017)|
|Fat Freddy’s Drop makes a welcome return to Splore (16 January 2017)|
|Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter to showcase with NZ's Premier Polo Champs (15 January 2017)|
Le Dîner en Blanc, the world’s largest pop-up picnic, is making its debut in Tauranga on Saturday 18 March 2017.
|Kiwis identify best spots for when you've just got to go (12 January 2017)|
|Scenic Hotel Group introduces Kids' Choice heart healthy menus (12 January 2017)|
|Oily Rag: Your buy nothing year (12 January 2017)|
Research For Life (RFL) invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for the next round of applications is Tuesday, 7 March 2017.
Last year, RFL made 12 research grants and nine travel grants worth $359,574 in total.
|Santon completion ends $70 million Project Waka (17 January 2017)|
|New gene therapy hope for spinal injuries (17 January 2017)|
|Southern DHB prepared for junior doctors strike tomorrow (16 January 2017)|
Opito Bay has topped Vodafone’s list of the most connected holiday hotspot in New Zealand for the second year running, according to data that’s just been released.
|Developers beat early adopters to new technology (16 January 2017)|
|Norton introduces new high-performance Wi-Fi router (9 January 2017)|
|New keyboard BlackBerry revealed at CES (5 January 2017)|