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Overall Satisfaction With Council Services Increases

Overall Satisfaction With Council Services Increases

4 July 2008 - Overall satisfaction with the Christchurch City Council's services is increasing, the Council's biannual residents' survey shows.

Horizons Regional Council Proposed 'One Plan'

4 July 2008 - Rural Women New Zealand is calling for less bureaucracy and a back-to-basics approach in response to Horizons Regional Council's proposed 'One Plan'.

Hazardous Driving Conditions

4 JULY 2008 - Police are urging motorists in the greater Wellington region to exercise extreme care when driving this evening.

Heavy rain and poor visibility are making for treacherous driving conditions - particularly in the Kapiti-Mana area.

Regional Fuel Tax Is An Option For Ecan

4 July 2008 - Following the approval of legislation in Parliament yesterday, Environment Canterbury (ECan) says that a regional fuel tax is one option available for raising the additional funding necessary to achieve the outcomes of the Canterbury Transport Regional Implementation Plan (TRIP), bu

Wave Warning From Horizons Regional Council

4 JULY 2008 - Large waves are expected in coastal areas of the Horizons Region over the weekend and residents and visitors are being advised to exercise caution on east coast and west coast beaches.

Tsunami Risks Identified For Coastal Otago

4 July 2008 - The Otago Regional Council (ORC) and the Otago Region Civil Defence Management Group invite members of the public to a free talk on the risks of tsunami in coastal Otago.

Organics An Alternative To Rising Farm Costs

4 July 2008 - Rising input prices are amongst the leading factors encouraging farmers to reduce inputs and make the switch to organics, according to Dr Jon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer of Organics Aotearoa New Zealand.

More Anger At Government As Students March Against Debt

4 JULY 2008 - Queen Street was shut down for a second time today as students rallied against spiralling levels of student debt now totalling over $10 billion.

Maritime Union/msg Demand Action On "repeat Offender" Russian Vessel

4 July 2008 - A Russian fishing vessel under arrest in the port of Lyttelton is at the centre of a wages row with crew for the second time in eighteen months.

GP Takes Over As Chair Of Medical Education Body

4 JULY 2008 - Auckland GP Dr Jonathan Fox has been elected Chair of the Council of Medical Colleges.

Dr Fox is currently in his second term as President of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, the only solely Kiwi College on the council.