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Gen Zero & Women in Urbanism fight to fix Chamberlain Park

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 10:05 AM
Youth climate campaigners Generation Zero and Women in Urbanism are weighing in on the Chamberlain Park debate. The future of the Chamberlain Park 18-hole golf course has been debated for numerous years. Generation Zero and Women in Urbanism want to ... Read more...

No Excuses’ recreational boaties campaign starting

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:50 AM
Otago’s second annual ‘No Excuses‘ campaign marks two years of remarkable progress in keeping the region’s recreational boaties safe, Maritime New Zealand says. Read more...

Firearms collection events continue in Waikato

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:30 AM
Waikato firearms holders have multiple opportunities to hand-in their prohibited firearms and parts up before the amnesty and buy-back ends on 20 December 2019. Read more...

Venture Taranaki to continue to grow Curious Minds

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:13 AM
The Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform has supported 39 community science projects throughout Taranaki, across 16 science and technology disciplines. That number is set to increase with an extension to the programme announced this week. ... Read more...

Serious crash, SH 30, Awakeri

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:47 AM
Emergency services are attending the scene of a serious crash on SH 30, just north of Te Rahu Road. Read more...

The Tree Council on tree removal on Ōwairaka

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 08:07 PM
The Tree Council fully supports the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s plans to restore indigenous native ecosystems on the slopes of Ōwairaka (and the other 13 Maunga in Auckland) as part of the healing of the Maunga. The Tree Council has always recognised ... Read more...

Firearm dealer hand-ins to end this month

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:56 PM
By 30 November, participating firearm dealers will no longer run a collection service from their premises as part of the prohibited firearms and parts amnesty and buy-back scheme. Read more...

New rateable valuations for Horowhenua properties available

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:47 PM
In New Zealand, councils are funded by a form of property taxation known as rates. At least once every three years every district and city is re-assessed to set the values on which council rates are based for the following three years. Read more...

Auckland Police to hold firearm collection events

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:29 PM
Auckland firearm holders have multiple opportunities to hand-in their prohibited firearms and parts up until the amnesty and buy-back ends on 20 December 2019. Read more...

Free waste skip in Tuamarina on 23 November

Published: Tue 12 Nov 2019 04:12 PM
The Council is trialing amnesty skips across the region in an effort to reduce illegal dumping. Read more...
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