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Archive for November, 2012

AFFIRM, Saturday 8 December, Wainoni Park

Press Release – Aranui Community Trust

NZ Hip Hop pioneer Che Fu will make his first appearance at the 11 AFFIRM with his band The Kratez, bringing the old school to the new school sharing the spotlight with Christchurch’s very own boyband Moorhouse. Once again the annual family … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Fracking, PM Science Prizes, freshwater

Column – Science Media Centre

Fracking; Science Reporting; Science Awards; SMC internship; 100% Freshwater; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Policy News; Sci-tech events Read more »

Whelan guilty of SFO charges

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Mark James Whelan has entered guilty pleas to 66 charges in the Auckland District Court today in relation to a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation. Read more »

Local Government changes ignore needs of provincial NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Changes to the Local Government Act passed through Parliament this week ignore the concerns and criticisms of provincial Mayors and councils says Labour MP Dr David Clark. Read more »

Snow Farm Handed To Community

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

A small but significant ceremony took place at 5000 feet above sea level today to mark the handing over of New Zealand’s only dedicated cross country ski are to the community, Queenstown Lakes District Council community general manager Paul Wilson … Read more »

Hotel and apartments to give financial benefits to Dunedin

Press Release – Betterways

The proponents of a five-star hotel and apartment building on the Dunedin waterfront say it would deliver “significant” economic and financial benefits to the city. This week Dunedin City Council is meeting ratepayers to discuss proposals to stop … Read more »

Warm and windy nor’westers this weekend

Press Release – MetService

The brief cold snap of the last few days will be followed by warm and windy northwesterlies this weekend,severe in some eastern provinces. MetService meteorologist Daniel Corbett commented, “The recent weather certainly has been like a rollercoaster ride, but … Read more »

Chris Martin joins Aces for Volts clash

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Friday, 30 November 2012 Chris Martin could step straight off the plane from Sri Lanka to join the Aces in their fourth round Plunket Shield match with the Otago Volts starting this Sunday. Read more »

Boating Safety Lessons a Hit with School Children

Press Release – Environment Southland

Media Release Boating Safety Lessons a Hit with School Children With only two weeks of school to go lessons on safety around boats are still being eagerly anticipated by Southland school children. This is the first year Environment Southland has offered … Read more »

Let’s go Shopping

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Let’s go Shopping! Dunedin (Friday, 30 November 2012) – When its doors open on Saturday 8 December, Toitū Otago Settlers Museum will boast an entirely new range of custom designed products in its gift shop. Many of the items are locally designed … Read more »

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