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Anti-monorail Petition Goes To Beehive

Monday, 17 March 2014, 8:43 pm | Spin It Wide

Anti-monorail Petition Presented to local MP Opponents of a proposed Fiordland monorail project will present their 18,000-signature petition to Clutha-Southland MP Bill English today (Tuesday 18 March). More >>

Ebook tells how to roam smart with your tablet or smartphone

Friday, 21 February 2014, 11:09 am | Spin It Wide

Smart phone sales are booming world-wide but strangely - there’s little to tell you how to use these devices successfully while travelling internationally. More >>

Regional Kapa Haka In Broadcasting Agreement

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 6:01 pm | Spin It Wide

Kapa Haka competitions in six regions throughout the North Island will soon be broadcast on national television in a ground-breaking agreement between Māori Television, six regional Kapa Haka trusts and Te Matatini Society. More >>

Luxury Cruise Ship to add Anniversary Week Flavour to Nelson

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 1:27 pm | Spin It Wide

Nelson city will welcome the 198 metre luxury cruise ship MV Seabourn Sojourn on Tuesday 4th February. The ship which carries 450 passengers and 330 crew will berth for the day at Port Nelson, with over 100 passengers taking tours of the region including ... More >>

New domain name extensions coming to New Zealand

Monday, 13 January 2014, 10:32 am | Spin It Wide

New Plymouth, Taranaki – January, 13 2014 - The Internet domain name expansion is now in progress and web users internationally are about to witness the release of hundreds of new domain name extensions (gTLDs), such as .BIKE, .ESTATE and .CAMERA ... More >>

New day stay key element in $6 million Hospital expansion

Monday, 16 December 2013, 7:10 pm | Spin It Wide

Tauranga’s Grace Hospital has announced plans for a $6 million building project which will bring significant changes to the Bay of Plenty’s private day stay surgical scene. More >>

Homegrown guide to kayak fishing launched

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 10:06 am | Spin It Wide

Tauranga kayak fishing guide and round-New Zealand paddler, Tim Taylor, has launched the first homegrown comprehensive kayak fishing guide – that’s focused solely on this country’s coastal conditions. More >>

Children speak out: please feed the kids!

Monday, 11 November 2013, 9:43 am | Spin It Wide

Barnardos New Zealand supports the referral of the Feed the Kids Bill, which gets its first reading in Parliament this Wednesday (13 November), to Select Committee for debate. More >>

Sexual violence services funding inquiry

Saturday, 28 September 2013, 2:26 pm | Spin It Wide

National Sexual Violence Survivor Advocate, Louise Nicholas, is hopeful that the Government's inquiry into funding for specialist sexual violence services will bring about real change to people affected by sexual violence now and in the future. More >>

Auckland Kapa Haka Group Take Out Top Prize In Rotorua

Monday, 25 February 2013, 9:14 am | Spin It Wide

Four days of quality kapa haka performances came to an end this afternoon with the naming of Auckland group Te Waka Huia as winners of Te Matatini 2013 National Championship at Rotorua International Stadium. More >>

Tuwharetoa and Ironman reach agreement on use of Lake Taupo

Friday, 22 February 2013, 6:05 pm | Spin It Wide

The Tūwharetoa Maori Trust Board and IRONMAN New Zealand today have come to an agreement on the use of Lake Taupo for the IRONMAN event. More >>

Business success is putting people before profit

Friday, 22 February 2013, 10:57 am | Spin It Wide

For small business owners to succeed in New Zealand there is a cultural requirement to be altruistic, and the difference between success and failure is based on whether you are interested in helping yourself, or helping others. More >>

Norovirus Threat Requires Business Focus

Thursday, 17 January 2013, 10:45 am | Spin It Wide

The threat of 100,000 New Zealanders being struck by a strain of highly contagious norovirus presents a real need for businesses to ensure their cleaners are up to scratch says the Master Cleaners Training Institute. With advice saying that people ... More >>

Top kapa haka teams prepare for biennial competition

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 10:22 am | Spin It Wide

In a little over two months’ time, the sound of haka and waiata will emanate from the Rotorua International Stadium as 41 of the country’s best performing kapa haka groups compete for the national title. Held every two years, the Te Matatini National ... More >>

Renting just got a whole lot easier

Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 9:20 am | Spin It Wide

For tenants the rental market can be a competitive one, with many tenants competing for one property and for landlords the battle to get good, reliable tenants can be a frustrating one. More >>

11 Australian Designers Announced as WOW Finalists

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 10:02 am | Spin It Wide

1 August 2012 11 Australian Designers Announced as 2012 Brancott Estate WOW Finalists Eleven designers from across Australia have been selected as finalists for this year’s prestigious New Zealand Brancott Estate World of WearableArt (WOW) Awards Show. The ... More >>

Message taught in NZ schools can place our kids in danger

Tuesday, 24 July 2012, 10:08 am | Spin It Wide

Child safety expert reveals that message being taught in NZ schools can place our kids IN DANGER More >>

‘Reflection’ – The Favourite Brancott Estate WOW Garment

Monday, 26 September 2011, 2:20 pm | Spin It Wide

More than 3000 people from around the country have voted Erna and Karl van der Wat’s design Reflection as their favourite 2011 Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards Show garment. More >>

Nga Whetu Hei Whai - Pathways for Maori Industry Futures

Friday, 19 August 2011, 4:16 pm | Spin It Wide

There is only one week left to register for the Te Putea Whakatupu Trust inaugural conference – Nga Whetu Hei Whai, Charting Pathways for Maori Industry Futures – to be held in Rotorua 29-30 August, 2011. More >>

Artfuse Exhibition At House Of Hedone

Friday, 12 August 2011, 9:24 am | Spin It Wide

In an underground location, a unique space waiting to be discovered, on High Street, in the centre of the city. More >>