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Ruapehu Council ordered to pay costs by Environment Court

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 5:37 pm |

In a departure from the usual process of not awarding costs against a public body, the Environment Court has sided with a property owner in Ohakune and awarded costs against the Ruapehu District Council. More >>

Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People - Dunedin

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 12:20 pm |

Experience the unique culture of the Palestinian people with an afternoon of art, music, poetry and delicious food. More >>

The Faith Journey of a Modern Heretic: Sir Lloyd Geering

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 4:12 pm |

Described by the BBC as "the last living heretic", Lloyd Geering has spent much of his life wrestling with God. Of late, however, he finds himself struggling with the absence of God. The rise of non-religious secular culture around the world testifies ... More >>

Alex Corban - Wine Industry Visionary

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 4:39 pm |

Alexander Annis Corban led the changes that set the platform for the modern New Zealand wine industry. An ambitious and far-sighted leader during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, his work on many fronts was fundamental to the development of a cohesive industry ... More >>

SpringBreaker saves whale

Monday, 4 November 2013, 3:54 pm |

This stunning shot is Sam Jupe… 10 metres deep and diving to the rescue of a southern right whale, entangled in a long line buoy out of Beachcomber Island, Fiji, which had completely restricted the movement of the tail. Sam, a Padi Scuba Instructor ... More >>

LOST YEARS award winning film documentary in Wellington

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 3:25 pm |

LOST YEARS is an award-winning documentary touching upon 150 years of the Chinese diaspora in Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia, covering four generations of racism as revealed through the journey and family story of Kenda Gee. Kenda, a Chinese ... More >>

‘L for Lucie’ wows fashionistas with her first show.

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 3:50 pm |

Young fashion designer Lucie Sutichunta held her very first fashion show in the tasteful setting of Botswana Butchery restaurant (Auckland Viaduct Harbour.) More >>

Christchurch director to Australian directing programme

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 3:53 pm |

Talented young Christchurch director accepted into prestigious director programme at Sydney’s world-renowned National Institute of Dramatic Arts. More >>

Dargaville community protests court closure

Friday, 7 December 2012, 4:48 pm |

A community demonstration to protest against the closure of the local court will take place on Monday 10 December at 12.15pm outside the court house in Dargaville. More >>

Family statement: death of NZ woman in Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 12:54 pm |

Family statement regarding death of New Zealand woman Julie Ferne in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam More >>

Winter Solstice: the Darkest Night in Education

Friday, 22 June 2012, 12:19 pm |

On the longest night of the year, teachers and students gathered to discuss the darkening of access to and quality of education More >>

Asset Sales Protest: March on Parliament 22/12/11

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 1:42 pm |

Asset sales in New Zealand will always live in the shadow of Rogernomics and Ruthanasia. The partial assets sales proposed by the current National Government are however, fundamentally different. More >>

Otaki Electorate Candidate Meetings

Thursday, 17 November 2011, 4:13 pm |


Public Meeting: Ranui special needs unit facing closure

Thursday, 7 July 2011, 3:34 pm |

Special needs Unit at Ranui Primary school faces clousure. Cathrine Delahunty MP, John Minto (QPEC) and other MP's supporting parents. MOE officials from Wellington are attending. See below for background. More >>

SURE TO RISE Dunedin Chch Earthquake Benefit 2/3/11

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 4:02 pm |

Hamish Kilgour (The Clean, NZ / Mad Scene, NYC: music & art) Gary Olson (The Ladybug Transistor, NYC: music) David Eggleton (mesmeric poet/performer/writer) ...Pamela Gordon (reading of beloved Janet Frame's poetry), Alastair Galbraith (The RIP, Plagal ... More >>

Removal Of Two Maungatautari Trustees

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 4:10 pm |

Two Trustees of the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust have been voted off the board by other Trustees following their refusal to accept a new governance structure that effectively gives control of the community project to a small local iwi group. More >>

Pete Bethune's comment on his release back to NZ

Wednesday, 7 July 2010, 5:34 pm |

“All I wanted was justice for the loss of my boat, the Ady Gil, and the attempted murder of my crew.” More >>

John Hanlon Forced to Cancel Tour

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 5:48 pm |

With deepest regret, due to ongoing irreconcilable differences with the promoter, I have had to cancel my forthcoming nationwide tour “This is where it starts . . .” More >>

Gold Squad Member Hutchens Jumping His Way Back

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 11:13 am |

Promising teenage long jumper James Hutchens is on the way back after taking a year off to recover from a serious groin injury. More >>

Photos from Palestine in Whanganui

Monday, 17 May 2010, 12:06 pm |

A devastatingly courageous photo exhibition is opening at The Federal Hotel Gallery, corner of Taupo Quay & Market Place, Whanganui on the 31st May, Opening 5 – 7pm. Open daily till the 11th June. Showcasing the daily experience of Palestinians living ... More >>





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