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New era for NZ Ice Cream Awards

Following a review of the annual New Zealand Ice Cream Awards the New Zealand Ice Cream Manufacturers Association has appointed Marvellous Marketing to run the Awards.

Sprucing up our streets to support the local economy - Council

Building owners wanting to give their main street properties a spruce-up can now apply to a new $50,000 fund, thanks to NPDC.

'Fonterra: Milk and coal don’t mix' - Extinction Rebellion

Thursday 9.30am. Fonterra will be greeted by drums, cow costumes, placards and a pile of coal on Thursday morning, 9 July, as Extinction Rebellion Ōtautahi ask the question, ‘Why are Fonterra still using coal in a climate emergency?’

$524k boost for Whangarei urban waterways - council

A welcome boost for the future of freshwater quality is how Northland Regional Council describes the newly-announced $524,000 of government funding for Whangārei urban waterways.

Windy Wednesday brings colder change - Weather Watch

A southerly is racing up New Zealand with the upper North Island dealing with a gale westerly ahead of it.

Winds will build today with a ramping up of peak winds later this afternoon/early evening, before winds ease back overnight in northern NZ.

Over 600,000 animals used in science over two years in NZ - NZAVS

The Ministry for Primary Industries has published their official reports on the animals used for research, testing and teaching purposes in New Zealand during 2017 and 2018.

Justice reports shows public want to put victims first - Victim Support

New Zealanders are calling for victims to receive a fairer share of funding in our justice system according to survey results released today by the Ministry of Justice, says Victim Support.

Appointment of Judge of the High Court - Parker

Auckland Queen’s Counsel Neil Campbell has been appointed a Judge of the High Court, Attorney-General David Parker announced today.

Gisborne District Council initiates repair work at Awatere River

Council has started urgent work at the Awatere River mouth where high river levels and large swells have compromised a former landfill site.

Far North Council seeks input on voting options

Far North District Council is asking residents to help it choose how the Mayor, councillors and community boards are elected.