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Archive for April, 2019

The Proclaimers 8-Date Tour Starts Friday

Press Release – Plus1

Scottish legends The Proclaimers kick off their NZ tour on Friday at Christchurch Town Hall.

Then it’s the turn of Dunedin, Invercargill, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington, Auckland and Havelock North. Opening all shows is New Zealand’s own Mel Parsons. Read more »

ECO Fund open for applications

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Funding is available through this initiative for anyone in the Otago region who is working on projects that protect and enhance our environment, from individuals and community groups, to educational institutes and incorporated societies. Read more »

Queenstown’s Peak to Peak Entries Open

Press Release – Active Tonic

Queenstown’s winter multisport event, the Peak to Peak, has today opened entries for the 2019 event and launched a brand-new website peaktopeak.nz. The 44km one day event will be held on Saturday 14thSeptember 2019 starting from high on the Remarkables ski field culminating at the Coronet Peak base building finish line. Read more »

Whangarei gears up for international rally

Press Release – Rally Whangarei

This weekend’s 3 – 5 May running of the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei bring drivers and cars from Japan, Ireland, United States of America, Australia and around New Zealand to the Northland region to test themselves on the cambered fast-flowing rural roads. Read more »

Thomson aims to keep building at Whangarei

Press Release – Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson heads to the second round of the Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship, the ENEOS International Rally of Whangarei, confident he will continue to move forwards in his transition to a four-wheel drive car. Read more »

Affordable regions continue strong growth

Press Release – QV Valuations

Value growth continues to slow nationally although some of New Zealand’s more affordable regions continue to see strong growth. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – April 30

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Caritas Challenge for South Sudan

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

Don’t be surprised to see groups of young people gathering to move water over long distances at school playing fields, or eating one simple meal of ugali during a 24 hour period, or any one of a range of activities designed to bring them closer to the plight of more than four million South Sudanese who have been displaced from their homes due to ongoing conflict and food insecurity. Read more »

Forestry company failures result in prosecution

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Forestry management company, Laurie Forestry Services Limited, has been convicted and fined $71,000 after their actions and practices led to significant sediment pollution in South East Bay of Pelorus Sound/Te Hoiere, in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more »

300 Face Homelessness in Queenstown

Article – RNZ

Where to put Queenstown’s holiday park residents?

About 300 residents of Queenstown’s former Lakeview holiday park face being made homeless in six months. Read more »

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