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Archive for December, 2011

Community Input sought on Promoting Healthy Lifestyle

Press Release – ASCC

During Christmas week Community and Natural Resources (ASCC CNR) staff held the first two of four community meetings to discuss ways to promote healthy living habits. The meetings took place on Tuesday at the Fagaitua Congregational Christian Church … Read more »

Renewed call to exit Petrobras deal after deadly explosion

Press Release – Manu Caddie

Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie has renewed his call for the government to suspend the East Coast exploration permit for Brazilian energy giant Petrobras following another death on a rig operated by the company. Read more »

Simon Power – Lawyer of the Year

Press Release – LawFuel – Former Justice Minister Simon Power has been named Lawyer of the Year, by Lawfuel, the legal news website. Read more »

Ngā Toa Whakaihuwaka – Maori of the Year 2011

Press Release – TVNZ

TVNZ’s MARAE INVESTIGATES is holding a celebration of Maori achievement with a special awards programme – Maori of the Year 2011. Read more »

Lonely Hearts Gearing Up For New Year’s Eve

Press Release – Findsomeone

Online dating is hitting record levels across New Zealand with 71% of Kiwis yet to find a date for New Year’s Eve parties. It is also occurring in some unlikely spots including Waitakere, Lower Hutt and Dunedin’s North East Valley. Read more »

Far North’s Ngāti Kuri, awaiting settlement, buys orchards

Article – BusinessDesk

Far North’s Ngāti Kuri, awaiting treaty settlement, uses own funds to buy orchards

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Seaside campground pitched for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A seaside camp ground business located on one of New Zealand’s most spectacular coastal highways is on the market for sale. Read more »

Ngati Kuri acquire Waimarama Orchards

Press Release – Ngati Kuri

The Ngati Kuri Trust Board today announced the purchase of the 311 hectare Waimarama Orchards in a move described by Trust chairman Harry Burkhardt as the first in a series of steps planned by the Trust to rebuild the iwi’s economic future. Read more »

Christchurch facilities and infrastructure update

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Since Friday, 23 December Christchurch City Council staff have been working tirelessly to repair earthquake-damaged infrastructure and reopen as many facilities as possible. The following updates regard facilities that are open. Facilities that are not listed … Read more »

Wellington Mayor backs alcohol-free fundraiser

Press Release – FebFast

As part of a fitness regime for Round The Bays Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown is getting right behind the Drug Foundation’s FebFast community fundraiser. Read more »

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