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Artificial turfs provide top-quality boost to region's sport - Selwyn DC

Two international quality artificial sports turfs will open in Selwyn today, giving a major boost to sports participation and excellence in Waikirikiri Selwyn District.

Great Walks in demand as they hit 30 - DOC

Demand for bookings over New Zealand’s 30th Great Walks season is strong, with Kiwis taking up more than 85% of spots, says the Department of Conservation.

Emma Powell appointed to lead govt work on family violence, sexual violence

The Executive Board for the Elimination of Family Violence and Sexual Violence has appointed Emma Powell as their new Chief Executive.

Plan ahead for Southern Connection traffic switch - NX2

From Monday 23 May 2022, there will be a new road layout for traffic north of the Johnstone Hill Tunnels.

#RoadSafetyHero organisations encouraged to enter Awards - Brake

It’s Road Safety Week and organisers Brake, the road safety charity, are encouraging organisations that are working to reduce crashes and pollution involving vehicles being driven for work to enter the eighth annual Australasian Fleet Champions Awards.

Share your views on the future of Tauriko West - Tauranga City Council

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Tauranga City Council are seeking peoples’ views on the next phase of the Tauriko for Tomorrow project to shape the community in Tauriko West.

Rare 'gravel maggot' discovery - Department of Conservation

An extremely rare species of sea slug or ‘gravel maggot’ has been detected for the first time on a remote beach in South Westland. 

Researchers and Mayors collaborate, new solutions for contested peri-urban land use

Researchers at Lincoln University’s Centre of Excellence - Designing Future Productive Landscapes have presented and workshopped a range of spatial alternatives to address mounting urban vs rural land use pressures at a recent Canterbury Mayoral Forum workshop facilitated by the University.

Councils teamed up to provide flood protection

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Napier City Council have been working hard over the past 18 months to improve flood protection in urban Napier.

Regional Councillor Neil Kirton says the work has been progressing well following the flood in November 2020.

Why the Wellington region's hottest settlement is now in Upper Hutt

While in past generations, the slow commute into Wellington City from regional centres has grown ever longer, and slower, the future might well see a lot more traffic going the other way… or many just not commuting at all.