Archive for October, 2020

Three Crashes In The Milton Area

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now release further information in relation to the three separate crashes in the Milton area yesterday.

Emergency services responded to the crashes after two distress beacons were activated in the area at around 12.10pm. Read more »

Bull Semen Flies Out Door As LIC Ships Biggest Volume Ever To South Island

Press Release – LIC

Demand for LIC’s fresh liquid bull semen is literally flying out the door as demand rockets. The cooperative has chartered a plane through Mainland Air to airfreight over 70,000 straws of semen (its biggest inter-island shipment) from Hamilton to Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill and Dunedin departing on Saturday 31 October. Read more »

Te Papa To Collect Winning Anti-Racism Works

Press Release – Aotearoa Poster Competition

Four award-winning visual artworks that embrace diversity and respond to anti-Chinese sentiment in Aotearoa will be acquired by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa as works of national significance as part of its historical collection. Read more »

Ian Powell: The Dialectics Of Incrementalism And Transformation

Article – The Democracy Project

The incoming new government can be transformational, especially with help from the Greens. According to health commentator Ian Powell this is especially apparent in the health sector. Read more »

2020/21 Summer Camping Plans Announced

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has today announced plans to promote responsible and sustainable camping across the district this summer, after receiving $509k of funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) for Responsible Camping initiatives. Read more »

An Evening With Marlon Williams | Both Auckland Shows Sold Out, New Dates Added

Press Release – Mushroom Promotions

Following last weeks announcement of his new collaborative album with Kacy and Clayton Plastic Bouquet AND a 15 date national Aotearoa tour An Evening With Marlon Williams, Heartstop Music and Eccles Entertainment are pleased to announce that both Auckland concerts at The Hollywood Cinema, Avondale and The Concert Chamber, Town Hall have sold out in just minutes today. Read more »

Be Inspired! An Ideal Christmas Gift For House And Garden Lovers!

Press Release – NZ House and Garden

Looking for a unique Christmas gift that provides a memorable day out, filled with inspiration and delight?

The hugely-popular NZ House & Garden Tours will be held in five locations throughout New Zealand in February and March 2021. Read more »

Freedom Camping Receives Funding Boost

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The freedom camping season in Dunedin is off to a good start this year with a funding boost.

The Dunedin City Council was recently successful in an application to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment for $140,000 towards the cost of responsible camping initiatives. Read more »

Spark Awards Funding To Four Kiwi Businesses Who Demonstrate True Benefits Of 5G For New Zealanders

Press Release – Spark

Four innovative New Zealand businesses have been selected as winners of Spark’s 5G Starter Fund, securing a share of $625,000 to bring some of the country’s first 5G-powered ideas to life. Read more »

Rail:lines – A Spoke’n’word Tour Of The Otago Central Rail Trail

Press Release – Poetic Justice

Poets Liz Breslin, Laura Williamson and Annabel Wilson of Poetic Justice Wanaka are putting spokes in the word this November. Read more »

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