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Alcohol harm figures speak for themselves

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol harm figures speak for themselves

Alcohol Healthwatch media release, 24 April 2014

Figures released yesterday by Police Minister Anne Tolley show targeted interventions can work quickly and effectively to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol, says Alcohol Healthwatch. Read more »

Collaborative arts projects to mark 100 years since WW1

Press Release – Creative New Zealand


Image credit: I AM. Photo courtesy of MAU.
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Public warned to be wary of cheap designer sunglasses

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Public warned to be wary of cheap designer sunglasses
Thursday, 24 April 2014 – 4:36pm

Waitemata
On Monday the 14th April at about 1.30am the Silverdale branch of OPSM glasses was the target of a ‘smash and grab’ style burglary. Read more »

Ag industry’s star shines with support from scholarship

Press Release – CRV Ambreed

Ag industry’s bright star shines with support from CRV Ambreed scholarship

Massey University Master’s student Vanessa Robinson recently returned from an all-expenses-paid trip to Holland thanks to a scholarship from CRV Ambreed, where she spent time in the company’s head office learning about the AI industry to support her own research into dairy cow reproduction in New Zealand. Read more »

Search for suspect – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Search for suspect – update

Police have visited at least 22 addresses of Brett Makiri’s known associates throughout the Auckland Central, Waitemata, Counties Manukau and Waikato Police Districts today. Read more »

Meet Sade: your next favourite Kiwi singing sensation

Press Release – StarNow

Meet Sade: your next favourite Kiwi singing sensation

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Busy week for LandSAR in Central North Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Busy week for LandSAR in Central North Island

Police want to acknowledge the outstanding contribution of LandSAR volunteers after a busy few days that have seen plenty of search and rescue action around the Central Plateau. Read more »

Crash repairs on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway

Press Release – NZTA

Crash repairs on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway

There may be short delays for city-bound traffic on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) tonight as the NZ Transport Agency repairs damage to safety equipment near the Carrington Road overbridge at Point Chevalier Read more »

Police confirm identity of body found in Beach Haven

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police confirm identity of body found in Beach Haven, North Shore

Thursday, 24 April 2014 – 2:37pm

Waitemata Read more »

Women’s Refuge launches recycled designer boutique

Press Release – Women’s Refuge

Women’s Refuge launches its first Yellow Belle recycled designer boutique

Women’s Refuge launches a flagship boutique, Yellow Belle, in Takapuna stocked with high-end designer garments donated by women and designers from throughout New Zealand. Read more »

Rising Interest in NZV8 Touring Cars

Press Release – NZV8 Touring Cars

Media release: Wednesday 24th April 2014

NZV8 Touring Cars
www.nzv8touringcars.co.nz Read more »

Auckland Weekly Traffic Bulletin 27 April – 3 May 2014

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


24 April 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland

OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
27 April – 3 May 2014

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Read more »

Oily rag Q & A

Column – Oily Rag

Oily rag Q & A

By Frank and Muriel Newman

Frugal people tend to ask a lot of questions, sometimes quite unusual questions. Here are a couple you may be able to help with. Read more »

Aucklanders reminded to take care around trains

Press Release – KiwiRail

Aucklanders reminded to take care around trains on eve of electric train services

With Monday heralding a new era of electric train services for Auckland, KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ are reminding Aucklanders to stay alert and vigilant around level crossings and train tracks. Read more »

Sherpa: Blues & Oranges Tour

Press Release – Noise PR

Sherpa: Blues & Oranges Tour

Following on from the announcement Sherpa’s album “Blues & Oranges” is to be released on May 16th comes the news the band is to take the album on the road this May. Read more »

Police continue search for suspect

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police continue search for suspect

Auckland City, 24 April 2014 – Police advise friends, family and associates of Brett Makiri to ensure they do not unnecessarily get caught up in an investigation by assisting him to flee from Police. Read more »

Everyday Backwash Curated by Henry Davidson

Press Release – Michael Lett

Everyday Backwash
Curated by Henry Davidson

29 April – 10 May

Michael Lett is pleased to present Everyday Backwash, an exhibition of new work by Juliet Carpenter, Biljana Popovic and Sorawit Songsataya curated by Henry Davidson. Read more »

Promoting physically active children in car-dependent NZ

Press Release – Massey University

April 24, 2014

Kids in the city: Promoting physically active children in car-dependent NZ

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of car ownership in the world and cities that are purpose-built for car travel. One of the consequences of our car dependency has been declining rates of physical activity, despite compelling evidence of its health benefits. Read more »

A fine weekend but wet again next week

Forecast – MetService

April 24, 2014

A fine weekend but wet again next week

The wet spell during ANZAC day, and in Auckland at first on Saturday, will clear away by the weekend as a front departs and a large anticyclone builds in across the country. Read more »

Chocolate and coffee extravaganza set for Auckland

Press Release – The Chocolate and Coffee Show

24 April 2014

Chocolate and coffee extravaganza set for Auckland

Foodies are getting ready for the arrival of the first-ever show combining chocolate and coffee. Read more »

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