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NZDF lends a helping hand to Honiara

Providing first aid courses was just one of the community empowering activities that sailors from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Offshore Patrol Vessel HMNZS WELLINGTON took part in this week in Honiara.

Wellington's Newtown library open for business

Newtown library opens its doors on Monday 31 August after 3 months of renovations.

Visitors will experience a fresh new library including new energy efficient lighting, and improved ventilation.

Happiness essential part of rebuild - academic

A smile should be as reflective of Christchurch as its shiny new glass buildings, a visiting academic at Lincoln University says.

Innovation in tertiary education ICT sector recognised

The University of Otago has taken out the Supreme Award at the Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards, held in conjunction with the Tertiary Education ICT Conference.

Worksafe NZ investigating Oamaru death

Police can now release the name of the man who died yesterday at an Oamaru premise as Robert George Wallace, aged 58, of Hampden.

Worksafe NZ are currently at the scene and are conducting their investigation into the cause of the death.

Work to start on $458m Huntly section of Waikato Expressway

Work will start on the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway this month after the first sod was turned on the $458 million project today.

Corrections approves interview with Scott Watson

Vincent Arbuckle, Deputy Chief Executive Corporate Services, has confirmed that an application from the journalist Michael White to interview Scott Watson in prison has been approved.

N4L's new podcast 'raises volume on teachers'

Raising the voice of New Zealand teachers championing innovative learning is the aim of the new "Point of Learning" podcast launched by N4L (Network for Learning), with the fourth episode airing today, featuring Abdul Chohan, an internationally recognised learning technology consultant which Appl

Victoria Street beautification starts next week

Work on the beautification of Victoria Street, Hamilton’s main street, begins next Monday (31 August).

The work includes the replacement of trees and plants in the median strip, between the Claudelands Bridge and Hood Street.

Dunedin Writer scores Prague residency

Local Dunedin writer and editor David Howard has been announced as the successful applicant for the 2016 Prague residency for writers connected to a UNESCO City of Literature.