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Archive for September, 2012

Coronet Peak takes big steps in reducing waste

Press Release – Coronet Peak

Media release from Coronet Peak 1 October 2012 Coronet Peak takes big steps in reducing waste Custodians at Queenstown’s premier ski area are the trail blazers of a waste management initiative that has seen a significant increase in recycling at the mountain. … Read more »

Kingston Flyer full steam ahead for season

Press Release – The Kingston Flyer

Press release from The Kingston Flyer 1 October 2012 Kingston Flyer full steam ahead for season Over 600 visitors descended on the village of Kingston, near Queenstown, this weekend to ride the iconic Kingston Flyer steam train at the launch of the 2012/13 … Read more »

Local Photographer Wins at National Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography

Cromwell photographer Janyne Fletcher (previously Janyne Harman) was a finalist in the Photo Journalism category at the prestigious National Iris Photography Awards held in Christchurch on 24 September. Ms Fletcher also received silver and two bronze … Read more »

Crime in Otago Rural down 14.1%

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Crime in Otago Rural (the local authority areas of Queenstown Lakes, Central Otago and Waitaki) continued its downward trend as the Area again recorded further reductions in the total amount of crime reported, with a decrease of 14.1 % in the year to 30 … Read more »

Southland Area Crime Drops Further

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Southland Policing Area has continued to achieve positive results with an impressive 8.9% crime reduction for the 2011/12 financial year and a 59.3% resolution rate. Read more »

Reported Crime in Dunedin Clutha Decreases 11.6%

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A focus on working with key partners and the community of Dunedin Clutha to prevent crime and crash was a key contributing factor to 11.6% reduction in reported crime in the Dunedin Clutha Area in the year to 30 June 2012. Read more »

600,000 disabled Kiwis – negotiating footpaths is tough

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Over 600,000 Kiwis report some kind of sensory, physical or other disability and many of them struggle with the nation’s footpaths, especially around quake-damaged Christchurch, University of Canterbury (UC) expert Glen Koorey said today. Read more »

Speech Communication NZ Conference

Press Release – Speech Communications NZ

Speech teachers from throughout New Zealand will descend on Hastings on October 12 and 13 for their annual professional development seminar. Read more »

Boaties reaching for wallets at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Press Release – Marine Industry Association

New Zealand Marine Industry Association Re: 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show, 27-30 September, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Media statement 29 September 2012 Boaties reaching for wallets at Auckland On Water Boat Show Read more »

New discovery to improve success rates of IVF

Press Release – University of Otago

New discovery to improve success rates of IVF Researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch, are collaborating with clinicians at Fertility Associates in Christchurch to develop a test to significantly improve the success rate for in vitro … Read more »

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