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Archive for January, 2015

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

Press Release – ACG Group

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

30 Jan 2015, Auckland. This week ACG (Academic Colleges Group), celebrates 20 years in the educational services industry. Read more »

Cats ‘n Dogs – An Illustrated History at Toitū

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

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Cats ‘n Dogs – An Illustrated History

Dunedin (Friday, 30 January 2014) – Toitū Otago Settlers Museum is calling for your favourite cat and dog images to be part of a new exhibition. Read more »

ORC extends water restrictions to safeguard the Taieri

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

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30 January 2015

ORC extends water restrictions to safeguard the Taieri

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is extending its Water Shortage Direction to stop all water takes from the Taieri River and its tributaries from midday Wednesday 4 February. Read more »

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch 30/1/15

Press Release – NIWA

Friday, 30 January 2015

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch

Weekly update to help media assess likelihood of extremely dry weather preceding a drought. Regions experiencing severely to extremely drier than normal soil conditions are deemed “hotspots”. Read more »

ORC seeks drought declaration for Otago

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

ORC seeks drought declaration for Otago; extends Taieri River water restrictions

The Otago Regional Council today has asked the Government to formally declare a drought in the Otago region, in recognition of the worst dry conditions since a severe drought in 1999. Read more »

Coast to Coast has largest field in five years

Press Release – Speight’s Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast has largest field in five years

30 January 2015
Organisers are extremely happy that next month’s Speight’s Coast to Coast has its largest field in five years, a clear indication that changes to this year’s event have reignited interest in the iconic multi-sport race Read more »

Kiwis Excited to Experience a Month Off Alcohol

Press Release – NZ Drug Foundation

Kiwis Excited to Experience a Month Off Alcohol
Starting this Sunday, New Zealanders from around the country are taking part in FebFast, Read more »

Research indicates new hope for Parkinson’s sufferers

Press Release – University of Otago

Research indicates new hope for Parkinson’s disease sufferers

Research at the University of Otago indicates remarkable success with a new approach to treating Parkinson’s disease that holds out new hope for dramatically improved movement and quality of life for sufferers. Read more »

New Government Funding for Dunedin Cycleways

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

New Government Funding for Dunedin Cycleways

Dunedin, 30 January 2015 – Work on Dunedin’s cycleways is set to get a boost with the Minister of Transport Simon Bridges announcing the DCC is to receive an additional $570,000 to fund cycle projects. Read more »

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced
Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as part of the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme. Read more »

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