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Remedial tree work for Hipapatua Reserve

Several older pine trees are being removed from Hipapatua Reserve due to safety concerns.

The trees are located at the northern end of the Reserve, which is currently closed for winter maintenance.

Thankyou turns water brown to highlight water crisis in outdoor activation

Thankyou’s ‘ Smells Like a Consumer Revolution’ campaign creates outdoor disruptive experience to connect people to the realities of the World Water Crisis and change they can instigate by choosing Thankyou.

Eastern Bays Shared Path moves forward

The Eastern Bays Shared Path has taken a step forward this month with the lodgement of a resource consent application with Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) and Hutt City Council.

9000km wide belt of high pressure to affect NZ next week - Weather Watch

Australia is 4000kms wide from west to east, the high coming in next week is more than twice that width for a time around Tuesday and Wednesday before consolidating into one large high that may eventually cross New Zealand next weekend.

Two bike parks in one week for Waitaki

The Waitaki District Council will open two bike parks in one week this June as both Kurow and Palmerston get brand new facilities.

Prize giving marks thirty years of planning between PNCC and Massey

For three decades Palmerston North City Council has sponsored the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (BRP) Prizes in a longstanding celebration of the Massey University programme.

Scientists hoping to solve great eel mystery

NIWA freshwater scientists are pinning their hopes of solving an age-old mystery on 10 female longfin eels who are about to begin an epic journey to their spawning grounds somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.

PGF: Funding skills and training for young people

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing in three programmes to help unemployed people into future jobs generated by economic growth in the Bay of Plenty.

Arrest following plaque thefts from Chch cemetery

A 41-year-old woman has been arrested following the theft of dozens of plaques from Springston Cemetery in Christchurch.

The incident was reported to Police on Monday 6 May.

A week later, Police recovered 17 plaques that had been sold to a Christchurch-based scrap dealer.

Give it a go, become a school trustee - NZSTA

Twenty-one years as a trustee on Salisbury school board and Peter says the experience has been a real mixture but very rewarding.