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'Unitec's first virtual open day showcases real-world learning with innovative technololgy'

Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland will open its virtual doors this Saturday to a host of budding engineers, builders, architects, nurses, robotics engineers and more in its first ever virtual Open Day.

Christchurch cardiac research group wins University's premier award - Otago Uni

A Christchurch research group whose work has changed the way clinicians around the globe diagnose and treat heart conditions has won the University of Otago 2020 Research Group Award.

'Wealthy nations buy more than half of future supply of COVID-19 vaccine contenders'

Wealthy nations representing just 13 percent of the world’s population have already cornered more than half (51 percent) of the promised doses of leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates, Oxfam warned today as the health and finance ministers of G20 countries meet to discuss the global pandemic.

Free parking in Blenheim and Picton extended until June 2021 - council

Councillors have agreed to extend free parking in Blenheim and Picton until 30 June 2021.

From 1 October the first hour of parking in both towns will be free.

KiwiBuild outselling open-market projects by five to one - Colliers

Affordable KiwiBuild projects in suburban Auckland have achieved almost five times the average sales rate of the wider new apartment market, a new development survey shows.

Conservation law enforcement pilot for Mahaanui - DOC

As DOC’s new enforcement system rolls out, the Mahaanui district office is reminding Cantabrians and visitors to follow the conservation laws protecting Aotearoa’s native species.

Te Uru Rakau funding grows Rotary living memorials and community forests - MPI

One Billion Trees funding is helping Rotary grow its 100 Forests of Peace and Remembrance programme, as well as other community commemorative forest plantings.

Momentum builds for Drews Avenue project - Whanganui District Council

As the co-design for the development of Whanganui’s Drews Avenue gets underway, two workshops have been held with community members, including people who live and work in the Drews Avenue area.

Oamaru harbour breakwater rock armouring - 140 years of care

Rock around the clock

Waitaki’s property team are excited about the arrival of a 35 tonne loader, due to start work this week as part of the ongoing rock armourment of the breakwater.

Working together to keep crowded places safe

Police has today released a strategy to assist owners and operators to increase the safety, protection and resilience of crowded places across New Zealand.

Crowded places are locations that large numbers of people access easily and predictably.