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Silna Discussion Document Released By MAF

Silna Discussion Document Released By MAF

6 August 2009

SILNA discussion document released by MAF

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) has released a discussion document titled SILNA Forests: Review of the 2002 Policy and the Implementation Package.

Navy Patrol Vessel To Visit Wellington

Taking a short break from sea training with personnel from the Naval Volunteer Reserve embarked onboard, the Navy's principal survey vessel, HMNZS RESOLUTION, will make a port visit to Wellington from Friday 7 August to Monday 10 August 2009.

NZ's Top Student Debaters Confront Binding Referenda

Thirty six of New Zealand's top secondary school debaters will gather in Wellington this weekend for the National Finals of the New Zealand Schools Debating Championships, hosted and sponsored by Russell McVeagh.

Child Pornographer Loses Appeal

Wellington, Aug 6 NZPA - A former teacher and parliamentary hopeful has lost a bid to have his sentence and conviction on child pornography charges overturned.

For Tomorrow's Big Latch On

6 AUGUST 2009

Wave Buoy Out Of Action

6 August 2009 - For the next few weeks finding out what the Bay of Plenty's surf is doing won't be as easy as surfing the net, with Environment Bay of Plenty's popular wave buoy monitoring system coming on-shore for repairs.

Sealord Aria Competition

6 AUGUST 2009 - Young musical talent flies into Nelson this weekend for the annual Sealord Aria competition on Saturday night. Now in its sixth year, the competition has drawn a strong list of seven contenders, some of whom are university music students and some more mature entrants.

Winter Fundraising In Speedos

6 August 2009 - Raising funds for Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand (AIANZ) comes with a twist this year, as the organisation's Fundraising Manager collects for Amnesty in nothing but his Speedos and gumboots in central Auckland tomorrow.

Fishing And Environmental Groups Join Forces To Fight For Fisheries Future

6 August 2009 - Environmental and non-commercial fishing groups have put aside their differences and formed an unprecedented alliance to combat the decline of fish stocks and marine ecosystems in New Zealand.

'Escape, Explore, Discover' At Hamilton City Libraries For Library Week 2009

'Escape, Explore, Discover' At Hamilton City Libraries For Library Week 2009

6 AUGUST 2009 - Hamilton residents will have a chance to 'escape into another world' next week as part of Library Week 2009.