Archive for January, 2018

Avoid swimming in Kāpiti waterways for the next 48 hours

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

With the unsettled weather over the past week, the Kpiti Coast District Council is advising people to avoid swimming in our beaches, rivers and streams for the next 48 hours. Environmental Standards Manager Jacquie Muir says tests show that levels … Read more »

Cost of Education Almost Double Rate of Wage Increase

Press Release – ASG Education

The cost of education in New Zealand has soared 42 per cent in the past decade, almost double the 22 per cent rise in wage growth in the same period, according to exclusive research released today. The ASG Planning for Education Index which is independently … Read more »

Latest Build in Multi-Million Dollar Tekapo Development

Press Release – YHA NZ

Tekapo: Construction has begun on a brand new youth hostel in the lakefront development site in Tekapo. The Youth Hostel Association (YHA New Zealand) broke ground in September, and is in full swing building a state-of-the-art, 120-bed backpacker accommodation … Read more »

Two Weeks until the Star-Studded Auckland Pride Gala

Press Release – Auckland Pride Festival

Two Weeks until the Star-Studded Auckland Pride Gala Kicks Off 17 Days of Pride AUCKLAND PRIDE GALA: Friday 2 February – Q Theatre AUCKLAND PRIDE FESTIVAL: 2-18 February 2018 Read more »

ORC seeking feedback on Leith river project with new tool

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

ORC seeking feedback on Leith river project with new tool Otago Regional Council (ORC) has begun public engagement on the enhancement of the Forth St to Otago Harbour reach of the Water of Leith, one of the final stages of the Leith Flood Protection … Read more »

Children’s milk drinking habits analysed

Press Release – Massey University

New research shows a direct relationship between the consumption of cows milk, and socio demographic factors. Read more »

Near-record temperatures fuel deadly, costly weather – UN

Press Release – UN News

18 January 2018 The upward trend in global temperatures marked by record-shattering warmth in 2015 and 2016 kept pace last year, with the United Nations weather agency warning Thursday that continued pressure on the Arctic in 2017 will have profound … Read more »

War on Plastic: Attenborough, Britain and Environment

Article – Binoy Kampmark

Few documentaries have had quite this impact, so much so that it has ushered in the unfortunate combination of war and plastic, two terms that sit uneasily together, if at all. Tears were recorded; anxiety levels were propelled as Sir David Attenborough … Read more »

Labour candidate for Maungakiekie Tamaki Ward campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Long time Maungakiekie Tamaki resident and local board chair Josephine Bartley will launch her bid to become an Auckland councillor this Read more »

Home builder partners sought for govt owned Northcote land

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

Home builder partners keen to be involved in major government housing projects in Auckland are being sought for five superlots of land totalling 1.58 hectares in Northcote on the North Shore. Read more »

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