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Aucklanders Invited To Spring Clean And Support Dress For Success

The arrival of spring revives the age-old tradition of spring cleaning – scrubbing and tidying the house from top to bottom, including the crucial task of weeding out unwanted clothes from wardrobes and drawers to make room for new seasonal purchases.

 

Varroa Fight Not Over

Chairman of Federated Farmers Bees, John Hartnell says it is incredibly disappointing that varroa has been found in beehives outside of the current South Island Controlled Area but the fight to stop the parasite spreading further is essential.

Christchurch Hosts 3rd World Vintage Rugby Carnival

The third World Vintage Rugby Carnival gets under way in Christchurch this Sunday with over 700 players and their partners marching from the Bridge of Remembrance to Christ's College for the opening ceremony and welcome cocktail party.

Nelson Police Officer Wearing Turban

TURBAN

Constable Jagmohan Malhi from Nelson has become the first serving operational New Zealand Police officer to wear a turban as part of his ordinary police uniform.

All Te Kohanga Reo Kids Now Safe2go In Vehicles After Nationwide Child Restraint Course

All Te Kohanga Reo Kids Now Safe2go In Vehicles After Nationwide Child Restraint Course

Te Kohanga Reo throughout New Zealand have a new understanding of road safety and the correct use of child restraints thanks to a nationwide education campaign by ACC and Te Kohanga Reo National Trust.

Mainstreets Work, Say Members

Mainstreets Work, Say Members

11 September 2008 - The Mainstreet associations have been given a big tick - once again - by the businesses in their area, according to a council survey of business members.

Cross-Sector Collaboration At Carbon Footprinting Workshop

Cross-Sector Collaboration At Carbon Footprinting Workshop

11 September 2008 - More than 100 participants from government, industry and research institutes from around New Zealand attended a first of its kind workshop in Wellington this week to learn, share and look into strategies on greenhouse gas (GHG) footprinting.

New Lynn Town Centre Development Plans On Show At Public Open Day

New Lynn Town Centre Development Plans On Show At Public Open Day

Saturday 20 September 10.00am - 3.00pm New Lynn Community Centre, Totara Avenue

New Lynn is on the verge of a long-awaited transformation of its town centre, starting with the construction of a one-kilometre-long trench that will separate road and rail.

Ramp Signals Go West

Ramp Signals Go West

The first two ramp signals on the Northwestern Motorway will be switched on soon, marking the first step west in the roll out of NZ Transport Agency's comprehensive traffic management system for Auckland.

Rata Returns To The Gorge

11 September 2008 - Chris Thomasen from Feilding has won a 2008 Conservation Award for her outstanding commitment to conservation in the community. She received the award at a packed Forest and Bird Manawatu meeting this week in Palmerston North