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QLDC seeks proposals for Ladies Mile Masterplan

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to complete a Masterplan and related Approvals for the Ladies Mile (Te Putahi) area in Queenstown.

Sales Volumes Heavily Impacted by Lockdown 2020 - REINZ

Sales Volumes Heavily Impacted by Lockdown Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 111 less farm sales (-30.7%) for the three months ended April 2020 than for the three months ended April 2019.

New science facility for Lincoln University

Lincoln University has welcomed Ministerial endorsement of its business case for the construction of a new science facility that will deliver fit-for-future learning and research spaces.

Serious crash on State Highway 1B, Gordonton

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash on State Highway 1B in Gordonton, Waikato.

The single-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Taylor Road and Puketaha Road was reported at 8.40am.

One person has sustained serious injuries.

'A 3rd of NZers accept congestion with 70 percent commuting by car'

New Zealand commuter attitudes and behaviours around transport are divided in the face of increased congestion, according to new research from HERE Technologies.

Update on search for missing Tasman trampers

The search continues this morning for the two missing trampers, Jessica O'Connor and Dion Reynolds, both 23, who failed to return from the Kahurangi National Park.

The pair are understood to have entered the Anatori River car park.

UN Security Council fails to support global ceasefire - Save the Children

Civil society leaders have condemned the failure of the UN Security Council to agree a resolution on Covid-19 and to back the UN Secretary General’s call for a global ceasefire.

'Polynesian creative programme flourishes in Covid-19 environment'

As New Zealand and the world continues to come to terms with the new realities of life during COVID-19, work has continued to promote the development of international export opportunities for Māori and Pacific creatives.

One month until peak of winter - Weather Watch

We're now in the peak of the solar winter - the 12 weeks of the year with the least amount of available sunlight, this is +6 weeks either side of the shortest day of the year which is now basically one month away.

New research shows current benefits leave families in poverty - CPAG

Recently released research shows families who rely on benefits could find themselves hundreds of dollars short every week of what’s required to get out of poverty.