Archive for December, 2016

New barge to strengthen Regional Councils fleet

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

After a lengthy tender process, which attracted interest from overseas, Regional Council have contracted McMullen & Wing to design and build their new multi role vessel. Read more »

Kindergarten children rewarded silver

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Greerton Village Kindergarten hosted a breakfast last week (SUBS: December 13) with children, teachers, parents, grandparents, volunteers and supporters to celebrate becoming a Silver Enviroschool. Read more »

25 hectares of heritage for Christmas

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty residents will become the proud owners of 25 hectares of historic pa sites and future park land next year, following the signing of a land purchase agreement by Bay of Plenty Regional Council this week. Read more »

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Further Strike Action by Resident Doctors Planned for the New Year New Zealands Resident Doctors have voted to take further strike action in support of settlement of their MECA (Multi Employer Collective Employment Agreement) which will cease to … Read more »

Water restrictions update #6

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Here’s the latest water restrictions being introduced today . 1. Sprinkler Bans for Matarangi and Hahei. Read more »

Whānau Ora assist Tongan victims of Gisborne bus crash

Press Release – Pasifika Futures Limited

Pasifika Futures Whnau Ora was part of a support network on the ground immediately to offer comfort and support to families of victims of the Gisborne bus crash on Christmas Eve. Read more »

Kiwis challenge PM on one-sided, anti-Israel UNSC resolution

Opinion – Shalom.Kiwi

In the wake of New Zealand taking a leading role in pushing through United Nations Security Council resolution 2334, which effectively makes it illegal for Jews to pray at their holiest site and blames only Israel for a lack of peace, 858 Jewish … Read more »

Kaikoura residents to receive $400,000 of groceries

Press Release – AIG Insurance New Zealand

IAG and Countdown have collaborated to donate around $400,000 worth of food and grocery products to the Kaikoura District Council. Read more »

Update #5: New water restrictions being introduced today

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Tairua is going to hand-held hoses on alternate days only. So that means if someone has an address with an odd number they can use their hose on an odd numbered day (for eg if your house number is 11 you can use on 1st, 3rd etc). The sprinkler ban … Read more »

Cause of koura deaths in Putaruru stream remains unknown

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Water testing on a stream in Putaruru has not yet identified a likely cause for the deaths of hundreds of koura (crayfish) last week. Read more »

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