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New Zealand Eateries’ kindness is celebrated with awards

Press Release – SAFE

1 November 2017 | MEDIA RELEASE

New Zealand Eateries’ kindness is celebrated with awards on
World Vegan Day
SAFE is recognising four restaurants from across the country for their spectacular plant-based menus to mark World Vegan Day. The national charity presented their annual EAT KIND Awards to Tart Bakery in Auckland, Boquita in Wellington, Portershed in Christchurch and Let Them Eat Vegan in Dunedin. Read more »

Highly-Productive Mid-Canterbury Dairy Farm For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys

Highly-productive dairy farm placed on the market for sale

One of Mid-Canterbury’s larger and more productive dairy farms has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Construction’s Future Leaders Battle It Out for Top Spot!

Press Release – Master Builders Association

Construction’s Future Leaders Battle It Out for Top Spot!

The tools will be out this Friday as New Zealand’s top ten carpentry apprentices battle it out to become the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Unemployment Rate Down to 4.6%

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Unemployment Rate Down to 4.6 Percent

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent in the September 2017 quarter, down from 4.8 percent in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This is the lowest unemployment rate since the December 2008 quarter, when it was 4.4 percent. Read more »

Dream Season for Auckland’s Pavletich

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Dream Season for Auckland’s Pavletich

Noted Auckland motorcycle racer Paul Pavletich has had another season to cherish as he wrapped up this year’s New Zealand Classic Motorcycle Racing Register’s Formula 1 series. Read more »

Next stage of work at new safe speed camera sites

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Next stage of work at new safe speed camera sites

Work has progressed on the installation of a new safe speed camera in a high crash risk area in the Counties Manukau Police district. Read more »

Red Zone options miss the mark

Press Release – Greening the Red Zone

31 October 2017

Red Zone options miss the mark

An essential option is missing from Regenerate Christchurch’s 10 proposals for the Avon River red zone, says community group Greening the Red Zone. Read more »

Athlete and teddy bear trekking NZ for Diabetes Action Month

Press Release – Diabetes New Zealand

Athlete and teddy bear trekking NZ for Diabetes Action Month

Multisport athlete and Diabetes Ambassador Emily Wilson will be running, cycling, kayaking and rafting down the length of New Zealand for Diabetes Action Month this November. Read more »

Construction Boss Gets 14 Months’ Jail for Tax Evasion

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Christchurch Construction Boss Given 14 Months’ Jail for Tax Evasion

A Christchurch company director has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for misappropriating nearly $370,000 in tax deductions from his employees’ wages. Read more »

The People’s Pumpkin Project

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

The People’s Pumpkin Project

This morning, a number of high profile community members from the Canterbury region were invited by Allen Lim, Chair of the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee, and Sam Broughton, Mayor of Selwyn to be a part of ‘The People’s Pumpkin Project’. Environment Canterbury Councillors John Sunckell, Tom Lambie, and Cynthia Roberts were also invited. Read more »

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