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Archive for January, 2014

DOC marks World Wetlands Day

Press Release – Department of Conservation

DOC marks World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day (Sunday February 2) provides an opportunity to highlight the important role wetlands play in our environment and to spotlight work being done to protect them. Read more »

UN – NZ failing on domestic violence and protecting children

Press Release – Green Party

UN – NZ failing on domestic violence and protecting children

A UN report on New Zealand human rights has confirmed this Government needs to do better, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Campbell on Slater, Lorde and media’s (lack of) boundaries

Column – Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on Cameron Slater, Lorde and the media’s (lack of) boundaries

by Gordon Campbell Read more »

Part of Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park closed due to logging

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

31 January 2014

On 3 February harvesting work will commence at a forestry block at the north end of the East Belt beside the Ashley River, at the Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park. Read more »

SCIRT traffic update: schools back first term

Press Release – SCIRT

SCIRT traffic update week starting 3 February 2014: schools back first term

SCIRT work in 2014, particularly in the central city, means that drivers need to plan ahead and wherever possible avoid peak hours if they are driving through the city’s main arterial cross-city routes. Read more »

Real-time travel information turned on

Press Release – Joint Press Release

31 January 2014

Real-time travel information turned on

Motorists on State Highway 1 and 76 driving into and around Christchurch have access to real-time travel information from today (Friday, 31 January). Read more »

Hertz Launches Enhanced Car Rental Loyalty Program

Press Release – Hertz

Hertz Launches Enhanced Car Rental Loyalty Program

Fast Forward to a More Rewarding Way to Rent with Enhanced Gold Plus Rewards Read more »

Ceremony marks Chief of Defence handover

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Defence

31 January 2014

Ceremony marks Chief of Defence handover

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated newly promoted Lieutenant General Tim Keating, who has today assumed command of the NZ Defence Force. Read more »

SKYCITY Hotel tops Travelbug Awards

Press Release – Travelbug

31 January 2014

SKYCITY Hotel tops Travelbug Awards

SKYCITY Auckland has topped the 2014 Travelbug Awards announced today, ranking it as the country’s number one New Zealand accommodation provider based on popularity and guest reviews. Read more »

Southern Response will not appeal Rout judgement

Press Release – Southern Response Earthquake Services

31 January 2013

Southern Response will not appeal Rout judgement

The Southern Response Board has decided not to lodge an appeal against the decision of the High Court in the claim brought by Mr and Mrs Rout. Read more »

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