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First Global Conference On Methamphetamine

Wednesday, 4 June 2008, 2:08 pm | Unknown

Experts in Science, Public Health, Government, Drug Policy, Treatment, Prevention, Law Enforcement, and the Private Sector Will Meet to Examine the Intersection between Methamphetamine, Public Health, Law Enforcement, and Civil Society. More >>

American Clairaudient Visits NZ To Teach

Thursday, 29 May 2008, 11:34 am | Unknown

American Richard Lassiter was not born knowing he was psychic, but developed his abilities by using techniques that will work for anyone. Although most people think that only certain specially gifted people are psychic, Richard helps to break this ... More >>

Different approach needed for asthma patients

Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 9:34 am | Unknown

With the peak asthma season upon us, a recent survey has shown over half of New Zealand asthma patients still had asthma that was uncontrolled or not well-controlled[1]. More >>

Old Dunstan Road: Questions For The NZHPT

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 11:17 am | Unknown

Historic Places Trust Chief Executive, Bruce Chapman, will tonight confront angry Trust members expecting explanations as to why the Trust failed to consult with the Branch, deliberately ignored local sentiment and signally failed in its statutory ... More >>

Chinese Earthquake Relief and Memorial Service

Wednesday, 21 May 2008, 12:05 am | Unknown

A memorial service and fundraising event for those affected by the recent earthquake in China will be held in Cathedral Square on Saturday May 24 2008. The event is being organized by members of Chinese community groups in Christchurch. More >>

Publishers win top deer award

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 12:29 am | Unknown

Angie Fussell & Trevor Walton, the former owner-publishers of The Deer Farmer magazine, have been awarded the 2008 Deer Industry Award. More >>

Matariki Celebration Dinner at Orakei Marae

Monday, 19 May 2008, 10:26 am | Unknown

Matatiki is a time for New Zealand to celebrate new beginnings . On Saturday June 21st, for the first time, New Zealanders of all races are invited to the exquisite Orakei Marae for a unique and authentic marae experience. The evening will comprise ... More >>

4th Annual Hamilton Circle Jerk

Monday, 12 May 2008, 11:54 am | Unknown

Hamilton barely measures a sonic blip on the radar when it comes to the official self-congratulatory festivities of New Zealand Music Month. But since 2005, local musicians and their supporters have taken it upon themselves to come together for ... More >>

Maori Musicians Disgruntled - More Support Needed!

Friday, 9 May 2008, 11:53 am | Unknown

Maori musicians are dissatisfied with the lack of designated support for Maori medium music by mainstream radio and music commentators. Tihi Puanaki - Maori music advocate, Reo and Kaupapa Maori (Language and Traditions) activist states “its invisibility ... More >>

5 prominent NZ scientists say global warming real

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 9:26 am | Unknown

The Heartland Institute has named five New Zealanders in a list of 500 scientists whose published research is alleged to undermine support for the idea that greenhouse gas emissions from human activities, largely fossil fuel burning, is warming the ... More >>

Review: Manawatu MayDay Concert 2008

Wednesday, 7 May 2008, 9:57 am | Unknown

An eery silence reigned during Michael Houstoun’s beautiful playing of Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata’ right up to when this patron of the Regent stood and bowed, then the heavens opened to thunderous applause, which brought Houstoun back for a ... More >>

Opposition grows to proposed Telecom cell tower

Wednesday, 7 May 2008, 9:44 am | Unknown

Members of the Atawhai community in Nelson are preparing to fight Telecom over its intended erection of a cell phone tower. They have started a national petition to block the move, which they intend to present to Parliament in the next month. More >>

Marine Project Showcased On Million-Word Posters

Tuesday, 6 May 2008, 12:16 am | Unknown

A pioneering New Zealand-led project to produce an authoritative register of all the world’s marine species is being showcased on a series of gigantic street posters unveiled in Christchurch yesterday. More >>

Shut down the Spy Bases! Protest Saturday

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 9:49 am | Unknown

There will be a rally and march THIS Saturday starting at 12 noon at Manners Mall going to the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) calling for the immediate closure of the Waihopai and Tangimoana spy bases and the unconditional release of ... More >>

Shine a Light tix on sale May 1

Monday, 28 April 2008, 11:59 am | Unknown

Tickets for the long-awaited Martin Scorsese film of the Rolling Stones performance event film SHINE A LIGHT will be on sale at selected cinemas this Thursday, May 1. More >>

Te Taonga o Taku Ngäkau

Monday, 28 April 2008, 10:07 am | Unknown

‘Te Taonga o Taku Ngäkau’ is a one hour documentary that explores tamariki Mäori as taonga within our whänau, hapü and iwi. Presented by Tere Harrison, ‘Te Taonga o Taku Ngäkau is a Mäori view of Mäori childrearing. Interviewing Mäori experts ... More >>

Open Letter re Meat Industry

Thursday, 17 April 2008, 10:18 am | Unknown

New Zealand sheep farmers have seen their share of the retail price of New Zealand lamb in Europe shrink from 80% 40 years ago 45% in 2001 to less than 20% currently. Compare sheepmeats to the poultry industry where chicken producers get nearer 50% ... More >>

NZ Artists' Hui in Chicago!

Tuesday, 8 April 2008, 11:19 am | Unknown

The Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago is proud to announce that four New Zealand artists have been selected to participate in the ambitious project Close Encounters that kicks off this May. More >>

Birth, Breastfeeding and Beyond Conferences

Friday, 4 April 2008, 5:01 pm | Unknown

A series of one day conferences in May 26 –June 4 2008 in Australia and New Zealand with Michel Odent, James McKenna, Alison Barrett & Carol Bartle More >>

Jason Blume New Zealand Songwriting Workshops

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 10:33 am | Unknown

International hit songwriter Jason Blume will be visiting New Zealand for the first time in May/June 2008. While here he will teach two weekend workshops – one in Christchurch and one in Auckland. More >>