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New lanes and cycleway to open along SH16 - NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is delighted to announce significant changes on State Highway 16 to improve traffic flow and safety, while also improving public transport and walking and cycling facilities.

Waikato region urged to conserve water ahead of hot summer - Hamilton Council

Summer is officially here so it’s time to start thinking about how much water we use. While we aren’t at water alert levels yet, it’s not far away if we keep using the amount we are.

Ambitious early childhood action plan welcomed - NZK

New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK) has welcomed the Early Childhood Action Plan 2019 - 2029 - He taonga te tamaiti - Every child a taonga, released by the Government today.

Clyde reticulation works and pump station contract awarded

Seipp Construction Ltd, a Christchurch-based engineering company that specialises in pipeline, civil, river and marine projects, has been awarded the contract for the physical works to construct the Clyde wastewater reticulation system and pump station.

Exercise and Wellness at UCOL producing industry ready trainers

Industry ready trainers are the aim of the game for lecturers and students alike in the new Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) at UCOL.

How to read NZ's forecasts and get more from them - WeatherWatch

We all know the generic forecast that often gets it wrong. "A dry weekend" says the weather - then you get a downpour and your gutters overflow. Welcome to New Zealand and why forecasters age here faster than most nations on earth!

Privacy Commissioner working with NZ Police

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says his office is continuing to monitor developments in the Police firearms buyback privacy breach and is working closely with NZ Police to ensure they are taking steps to secure all relevant personal information.

DoC: Kaikoura man sentenced for killing red-billed gulls

Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura and the Department of Conservation welcome the conviction of a Kaikōura man for killing nine red-billed gulls when he drove over them.

The nine gulls died from crush injuries as a result of being run over on Kaikōura wharf on 16 June last year.

ARC projects to transform manufacturing, and rewrite history

Major new research at Flinders University will help start new industries, including new products and clean technologies to remove toxic waste, and delve into Australian history and ecology and evolution to solve contemporary and future problems.

Waikato region urged to conserve water ahead of hot summer

Summer is officially here so it’s time to start thinking about how much water we use. While we aren’t at water alert levels yet, it’s not far away if we keep using the amount we are.