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Flooding, Slips And Earthquake Close Railway Lines

Flooding, Slips And Earthquake Close Railway Lines

Slips and flooding north and south of Kaikoura have closed the Main North railway line (Christchurch-Picton).

MAF Grants $0.39m For Community Irrigation And Water Storage

MAF Grants $0.39m For Community Irrigation And Water Storage

25 August 2008 - The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) today announced seven successful grant recipients under its first funding round of the Community Irrigation Fund (CIF) which provides support to promoters of community irrigation and water storage schemes.

NZ Psychological Society Annual Conference

25 AUGUST 2008 - The New Zealand Psychological Society the largest professional association for psychologists in New Zealand with over 900 members is holding its annual conference at the Hotel Grand Chancellor 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch.

Sunbed Industry Fights Back

Sunbed Industry Fights Back

25 August 2008 - The New Zealand indoor tanning industry has responded sharply to research released by Otago University last week.

The study reviewed tanning services promoted in Yellow Pages advertisements over a fourteen-year period from 1992 to 2006.

Hamilton Students' Artwork Brightens Up Clinic

Hamilton Students' Artwork Brightens Up Clinic

25 August 2008 - Maeroa Intermediate added a touch of colour to the Children's Clinic at Waikato Hospital today when students presented four murals they had created for the area.

Kawakawa Bay Access Restored

Kawakawa Bay Access Restored

Southern access to Kawakawa Bay has been restored following a slip on Kawakawa-Orere Road last night.

However the northern access to Kawakawa Bay and Orere remains closed.

Beef And Lamb Wins On All Fronts

Kiwis are enjoying their beef and lamb more than ever according to the latest market research* results.

A nationwide survey has revealed beef and lamb consumption has increased significantly to 3.6 meals per week, from 3.1 last year.

Christchurch Students Represent NZ In France

25 August 2008 - Christchurch students to represent NZ in France Explaining Canterbury initiatives to improve environmental issues in front of a potential audience of about 1000 international delegates in France may not be nearly as scary as talking in front of 1500 of your peers, two Christchurc

Summer Research Opportunities At University of Canterbury

Summer Research Opportunities At University of Canterbury

25 AUGUST 2008 - The University of Canterbury has more than doubled the number of its Summer Research Scholarships and, for the first time, is making them available to students from throughout New Zealand and overseas.

Cheer Up! We've Got Great Wine, And Its Cheap

25 August 2008 - Research at Lincoln University has found some good news for consumers facing high costs for staples such as bread, meat and dairy products.