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Archive for January, 2018

Farm machinery sales back to 2014 levels

Press Release – Tractor and Machinery Association

2014, says NZ Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) General Manager, Ron Gall.

Mr Gall said the association recognised that some farmers in both islands were currently experiencing hardship with the very hot and dry conditions. The challenging drought conditions may affect sales in the coming months but it was hoped changing weather would provide some relief. Read more »

Postmodern Jukebox Announce 2018 New Zealand Tour Dates

Press Release – NicNak Media

Postmodern Jukebox Announce
2018 New Zealand Tour Dates


Greater support for crime prevention

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Stuart Nash

Minister of Police

1 February 2018
Greater support for crime prevention Read more »

South Island Storm: NZTA advises essential travel only

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is strongly advising road users crossing the South Island’s alpine passes, especially SH73 and travelling the Coastal SH6 on the West Coast today of essential travel only. The weather has deteriorated this morning, and will continue to intensify over the next couple of hours into this evening. Read more »

Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

Press Release – Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced
Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants. Read more »

Angus McNaughton: Finding Home | Opening 6pm Wed 7th Feb

Press Release – Lot 23

Taking the long way home, Angus McNaughton conducts a compelling search through the streets to find houses that force him to stop and take photos. Read more »

Urban property market stays cool – regions are pumping

Press Release –

Real-time statistics from show that while the major centres in New Zealand continue to cool, there’s lively activity across regional New Zealand. Read more »

Limp Bizkit to play Christchurch for the first time

Press Release – NicNak Media

One of the biggest names in nu-metal will descend on Christchurch in early 2018 for a headline event, presented by The Rock FM. Read more »

Flat white or fiction? How Millennials are really spending

Press Release – Marketview

Millennial consumers have been labelled as ‘big spenders’, wasting their money on smashed avocado and takeaway coffee. A recent report from consumer spending specialist’s Marketview suggests there is more than a bit of truth to the epitaph. Read more »

Measles warning issued in Christchurch

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

Measles warning issued in Christchurch

The Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health team has issued a measles warning after a man who attended Christchurch Hospital’s Emergency Department has since been confirmed as having the measles virus. Read more »

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