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Auckland Council outlines financial position as Annual Budget process begins

Auckland Council is again taking a financial hit from COVID-19 and the Alert Level 4 lockdown, but Mayor Phil Goff says that careful and prudent financial management at the council should enable it to ride out the storm.

Whistleblower exposes 'shocking cruelty to hens on New Zealand farm'

A former farmworker who wishes to remain anonymous, has revealed to SAFE the horrific conditions that hens are living in at the colony cage farm ‘Northern Eggs’ in Whangarei.

Commemorating New Zealand's military operations in Malaya and Malaysia

New Zealanders are invited to participate in online activities to honour those who served in New Zealand’s post-Second World War military operations in Malaya and Malaysia.

Greenpeace turns 50

Fifty years ago, on September 15th 1971, a ship named the Greenpeace set out to confront and stop US nuclear weapons testing at Amchitka, one of Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska.

Strengthening Communities Hui kicks off - Zero Waste Network

"The first session of the annual Strengthening Communities Hui was a fantastic success with environmental educators, zero waste practitioners, business owners, Local Government staffers and many more, all coming together to discuss the step-change we need to see to get to a regenerative circular

Moutoa floodgates to be opened - Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have staff ready to open the Moutoa floodgates at approximately 6pm this evening.

Horizons acting river management group manager Craig Grant says that following heavy rainfall in the catchment yesterday, the Manawatu River system is full.

New Zealand hosts largest celebration of an endangered, indigenous language

More than 1.13 million people stopped to celebrate te reo Maori today as part of the Maori Language Moment, setting a new world record for the biggest celebration of an endangered language. The total is continuing to rise and organisers won’t be confirming final numbers for another week.

Draft Out and About-On Tracks Strategy 2021 open for public feedback - Nelson City Council

An increase in the number of easy trails, reserves dedicated to walking, and a Track Advisory Group are all part of the Draft Out and About - On Tracks Strategy 2021.

Nelson City Council now wants to hear your thoughts on the strategy ahead of adoption this summer.

Marlborough’s Road to Recovery - 14 September Update - Council

The road to recovery in Marlborough also includes a long walk or two.

Announcement of key decisions on the reform of vocational education qualifications

Earlier this year NZQA consulted with iwi, Māori and other stakeholders on proposals to simplify New Zealand’s qualifications and other credentials.