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Health warning – algal bloom in Lake Pegasus

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury DHB has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (planktonic cyanobacteria) were found in Lake Pegasus. Read more »

Health Warning – Toxic Algal Bloom in Selwyn River – Glentun

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae (benthic cyanobacteria) were found in Selwyn River at Glentunnel. People and animals, particularly dogs, … Read more »

Health warning lifted at Sandy Bay and Lyttelton Harbor

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in the Sandy Bay and Rapaki locations are now below guideline values and the health warning issued on 22 December 2019 has been removed with the water in Sandy Bay and Rapaki suitable for recreational … Read more »

Canterbury patients to be treated to a festive feast

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

If you thought planning and cooking a Christmas meal for the whnau was a big undertaking, spare a thought for Canterbury DHBs WellFood team who are busy prepping today for the more than 1000 Christmas meals theyll be plating up for patients who find … Read more »

Inaugural OxMan triathlon attracts over 400 competitors

Press Release – Real Communications

Over 400 people participated in a new long-course triathlon hosted at Geoff Sparks irrigation lake in Eyrewell on 16th December. Read more »

Paraplegicwoman calling for immigration policy change

Press Release – Juliana Carvalho

Paraplegicwoman dive with sharks and paraglide from a cliff in video calling for immigration policy change Read more »

Health Warning – Unsafe Water Quality at Sandy Bay & Rapaki

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has issued a health warning after very high levels of faecal bacteria were found in samples taken from Sandy Bay and Rapaki. Read more »

First Māori President For National Council of Women

Press Release – National Council of Women

Nelson-based Lisa Lawrence (Ngti Kahungunu and Ngti Ruapani) has been named the new President of the National Council of Women. Read more »

University of Auckland maximises international opportunities

Press Release – University of Auckland

In 2013, the University of Auckland set a goal for at least a quarter of all students receiving a bachelors degree to have an overseas learning experience. Thanks to the Prime Ministers Scholarship, the target was achieved this year. Read more »

National’s 2019 policy wins

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Governments so-called Year of Delivery might not have delivered much, but the policy achievements that have happened have largely been as a result of the largest and most effective Opposition ever, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges … Read more »

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