New Covid-19 Playbook For NZ – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealand will retire its Alert Level system to tackle Covid-19 with a three-tiered “traffic light” system meant to minimise the health impacts of the virus. Read more »

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Expresses Disappointment At COVID Framework Announcement

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult has welcomed Central Government’s new COVID-19 Protection Framework announced earlier today but is disappointed that this does not provide a clearer path towards opening travel within Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more »

Concept Plan For Stage Five Of Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan To Open For Feedback

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is looking for community feedback from Monday 25 October on a concept plan for Stage Five of the Wānaka Lakefront Development Plan (WLDP) and the area of lakefront adjacent to the marina and Yacht Club. Read more »

Rare Cob Home Close To Burgeoning Tourist Attraction Is Placed On The Market For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

137 Matatara Road.

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Scientists Survey Fiordland Waters For Microplastics & Marine Invasive Species

Press Release – Blue Cradle Foundation

On Saturday October 16th, 2021, an interdisciplinary team of marine scientists returned from a week-long research expedition and sampling cruise in Fiordland / Te Moana o Atawhenua onboard MV Strannik of Strannik Ocean Voyages sailing out of Milford Sound. Read more »

Productivity And Lifestyle In A Superb Coastal Setting

Press Release – Bayleys

A picturesque coastal sheep and beef farm has gone up for sale in North Canterbury offering an enticing blend of productivity and lifestyle plus options to further grow production. Read more »

Maritime NZ Launches Latest No Excuses On-water Boating Safety Campaign

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Recreational boaties on the water, who are not wearing lifejackets or travelling at a safe speed, should expect to be questioned by harbourmasters and Maritime NZ as the annual No Excuses on-water compliance campaign gets underway. Read more »

NZ Beer Awards 2021

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

New Zealand’s Beer Awards for 2021 have wrapped up, and winners have been announced following a ‘Virtual Awards’ ceremony that took place on Thursday 21st October. Read more »

Melissa Van Den Heuvel Wins Young Grower Of The Year For 2021

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Melissa van den Heuvel, 25 years of age, has won the Young Grower of the Year for 2021.

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Women To Take Over Te Anau

Press Release – Spring Challenge

Te Anau township has been briefed to expect 500-teams of women for the 16th edition of the Spring Challenge all womens adventure race being held on October 1st in 2022. Read more »