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Rob Forlong to head Predator Free 2050 Limited - Predator Free 2050

Rob has recently completed two terms as Chief Executive of Whangārei District Council, where he contributed to Whangārei becoming a significant metropolitan local authority with strong population and economic growth, and enhanced relationships with Iwi/Hapū.

Legacy of Tama Huata lives on in new arts and performance space - Hastings DC

The legacy of Tama Huata, a leading figure in Māori performing arts and cultural development, has been celebrated and recognised with one of the public spaces in the newly redeveloped Municipal Building at Toitoi - Hawke’s Bay Arts and Events Centre named after him.

Big welcome for new communities - Napier City Council

Napier City Council is putting its hand up - and opening its arms wide - to welcome recent migrants, international students and the extended families of new residents to New Zealand.

Insulation can keep pressure off health system - Community Energy Action

Insulation keeps people out of hospitals and reduces the pressure on our health system. However, not enough people know about the insulation subsidies available, what the eligibility criteria are or feel they should not apply.

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.