Archive for September, 2019

14248 kererū counted in nationwide citizen science survey

Press Release – Urban Wildlife Trust

30 September 2019

This week New Zealand citizen scientists made over 6,700 observations of kererū. This year’s Count had broader reach than last year, with observations from Kaitaia to Rakiura/Stewart Island and everywhere in between, and a total of 14,248 kererū were counted. Read more »

The Pill Box – a Play Reading

Press Release – Wolfgang Creative

1 October 2019

Ben Hutchison’s new play about polarising 19th-century drug Chlorodyne

Wolfgang Creative presents Read more »

Strikes cause major delays to x-rays and scans

Article – RNZ

Strikes cause major delays to x-rays and scans

Karen Brown, Health Correspondent Read more »

Landfall essay competition joint winners

Press Release – Otago University Press

Landfall essay competition joint winners profound and persuasive

Wellington writer Tobias Buck and London based New Zealand writer Nina Mingya Powles are the joint winners of the 2019 Landfall Essay Prize. Read more »

New walking season marks start of Te Araroa odyssey

Press Release – Te Araroa- The Long Pathway

Te Araroa Trust
1 October 2019

New walking season marks start of Te Araroa odyssey for many

As hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders head into the outdoors this Spring and Summer, they will be joined by a growing number of people taking time off work and study to walk the length of the country on the 3,000 km Te Araroa trail. Read more »

Hyundai Kona handed over to Young Viticulturist of the Year

Press Release – NZ Wine

Simon Gourley was thrilled to recently receive a Hyundai Kona Elite as the premium prize for winning the Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2019. Read more »

Aoraki/Mt Cook marathon Saturday: fast runners, slow drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

While the marathon runners might be trying to break records, people in cars travelling to or from Aoraki/ Mt Cook this Saturday (5 October) need to take it slower than usual around marathon competitors and their support crews. Read more »

PIPTA Conference 2019

Press Release – PIPTA

1 October 2019
Primary Industries Polytechnic Tutors’ Association (PIPTA) Conference 2019
Members of P.I.P.T.A (Primary Industries Polytechnic Tutors Association) will be visiting Southland from Wednesday, October 2 to Friday, October 4 as part of their annual national conference. Read more »

Summer at Colin McCahon’s House for UC academic

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Creating art in the place where influential New Zealand artist Colin McCahon painted many of his most celebrated artworks is senior lecturer Steve Carr’s new summer plan. Read more »

Regional New Zealand dominates spring property market

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

Regional New Zealand dominated the property market in the first official month of spring, says realestate.co.nz spokesperson Vanessa Taylor. Read more »

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