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Two teams shortlisted for Northern Pathway harbour bridge design

Work on the Northern Pathway is gathering momentum with the shortlisting of two teams to prepare proposals for the detailed design and construction of the cross-harbour section of the walking and cycling path.

Detailed design underway for traffic management solution in Taupo

Taupō District Council has today approved funding of $80,000 for detailed construction design of a traffic management solution at the Arrowsmith Avenue / Kiddle Drive / Napier Road intersection.

Southern dog shelter finds a new home

Dogs housed in the Far North District Council’s temporary dog shelter at Horeke will soon be moved to a new permanent facility near Kaikohe.

Philanthropic contribution valued at $3.8b a year - report

A new report on giving in New Zealand puts philanthropic spend at $3.8b a year.

JBWere’s New Zealand Support Report looks at the income the for-purpose sector received from philanthropy and grantmaking in 2018, including the types of givers and a breakdown of the causes receiving it.

Investment in Kawerau hub welcomed - KiwiRail

KiwiRail welcomes the Government decision to use the Provincial Growth Fund to invest $9.6 million in the Kawerau Container Terminal (KCT).

"This will be a welcome new rail hub for the Eastern Bay of Plenty," says Group Chief Executive Greg Miller.

Greenpeace calls on PM to launch review after NZF fishery donations exposed

Greenpeace is calling on the Prime Minister to launch an external review into Talley’s-related fishing decisions made by this Government, in light of new revelations that tens of thousands of dollars have been donated to the New Zealand First Foundation by Talley’s without being declared publ

Tamariki release beetles in Mahia - HB Regional Council

Te Māhia School have released two breeds of Dung beetles to complement each other’s nap schedules.

Te Māhia School student prepping a cow pat for Dung beetles.

PSNA welcomes withdrawal of controversial resolution from WCC meeting tomorrow

PSNA welcomes the withdrawal of "anti-semitism" resolution from tomorrow’s Wellington City Council Agenda

The Palestine Solidarity Network Aotearoa welcomes the withdrawal of the hugely controversial resolution on anti-semitism from the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting.

Annual Plan submissions sought - Northland Regional Council

Public feedback is wanted on a range of proposed spending over the next year as the Northland Regional Council continues its increased long-term focus on helping native life flourish, caring for water and protecting communities from flood risk.

Lowest number of vehicle collisions with trains on record -TrackSAFE

The latest figures from KiwiRail show that last year had the lowest number of collisions between vehicles and trains on record.

In 2019, there were 12 collisions between vehicles and trains, down from 25 in 2018.