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Laying down strong foundations for future whanau - Hutt City Council

Construction of nineteen new homes that will see whānau currently in housing stress is well on the way in Taita Lower Hutt.

Call, push, shock - the difference between life and death - St John

Three steps can make the difference between life and death for someone in cardiac arrest.

Supporting our community through Covid in Waikato

Waikato District Council staff have stepped up and given back to their community during the latest COVID-19 lockdown.

Vaccine rates 'reflect our caring communities' - Queenstown Lakes Mayor

Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult was proud and heartened by the high rate of vaccination against COVID-19 in the district, leading Aotearoa New Zealand in the fight against the virus.

High community interest in water reforms in Ruapehu District

There was a lot of interest in the first of two public hui on the government’s proposed reforms to the 3 waters (drinking, storm, waste) held in Taumarunui this week with a second scheduled for Raetihi at the Baptist Church Hall next Wednesday October 20.

Queenstown Lakes: recycle and win!

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is supporting a national recycling competition where Kiwis have the chance to win $25,000.

The Rinse, Recycle, Repeat competition, led by WasteMINZ, has a simple premise: make sure your recycling is clean before it goes in the recycling.

Taupo's Tītiraupenga St / Spa Rd intersection works to get underway

From Monday 18 October, we are expecting work to begin on transforming the Tītīraupenga Street / Spa Road intersection and installing traffic lights here.

Traffic lights will improve access and support better outcomes for pedestrians and cyclists.

New neighbourhood playground in Hastings for summer

The installation of a new playground in St Leonards will start in about three weeks, on the Hinau St leg of St Aubyn Street Reserve.

The neighbourhood playground was designed in consultation with the surrounding community last year.

Coroner's Report into death of Hannah Francis

The tragic death of 11yr old Hannah Francis in 2018 brought alpine safety to the forefront of bus transport in New Zealand.

Exhibition shines spotlight on climate change in Pacific

A new exhibition revealing the impacts of climate change on Pacific communities will be unveiled at the National Library this November.