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Help others enjoy the benefits of sport: donate used and new sports gear

Donate sports equipment for local children and families that may need help accessing gear of their own. If you have any sports equipment or gear that isn’t being used, you can drop it into one of the bins located at Bush Multisports Park in Pahiatua and the Dannevirke Library.

Bin wet wipes and save our pipes - Tararua District Council

Wet wipes are blocking up our sewage systems

Psychology research aims to address the way we view plants - Victoria University

New research from Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington has found a way to combat the psychological phenomena known as ‘plant blindness’-a discovery which could help improve conservation outcomes for endangered plant species across the world.

Council to replace Huntly Aquatic Centre Gas Boiler with electricity

Waikato District Council is making the switch from gas to electricity to heat swimming pools at Huntly Aquatic Centre, reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the process.

New Maramataka puts wellbeing in the frame - Kapiti Coast DC

The 2022/23 Maramataka launched in Kāpiti today is an acknowledgement of Rongoā Māori, the traditional Māori healing system passed down through many generations.

Bioenergy is the solution for keeping lights on - Bioenergy Assn

Bioenergy is the solution for keeping lights on The lack of electricity supply security because of thermal generation plant unavailability reinforces the importance of the need for an integrated Energy Strategy.

Nominations open for 2022 Environment Southland Community Awards

Nominations are now open for the 26th Environment Southland Community awards.

Study into Waitohi Picton tourism opportunities complete - Marlborough DC

A hot-pool style aquatic facility, a heritage/environment centre and a mountain bike park have been hot topics of conversation in Waitohi Picton following a preliminary feasibility study conducted by consultants Visitor Solutions Limited (VSL).

Draft aquaculture strategy sets vision for doubled export growth - Waikato RC

A draft marine aquaculture strategy developed by Waikato Regional Council with industry input sets a vision which will see the doubling of export growth in less than 10 years.

Customs arrests man for smuggling 62 kilograms of methamphetamine

A 31-year-old man has appeared in the Auckland District Court this morning, charged with importing a Class A drug after Customs carried out a search warrant in Auckland on Thursday night (23 June 2022).