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Sir Gaven Donne KBE

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 1:16 pm |

Sir Gaven Donne KBE passed away peacefully amongst his family at his home in Otaramarae, Rotorua on Sunday 28 March 2010. Sir Gaven was 95 years old and is survived by his 4 children, 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Lady Donne died in 2005. More >>

Senior doctors voice concerns over merger

Monday, 8 February 2010, 4:40 pm |

Senior medical doctors from Southland Hospital today spelt out their concerns over the merger of the Otago and Southland District Health Boards ahead of a decision by the Southland District Health Board on Thursday. More >>

Buy yourself more time, and flowers

Wednesday, 9 December 2009, 11:00 am |

With Christmas comes a list of ‘things to do’ a mile long. From controlling sugar-hyped kids to monitoring the sherry (as you’ll need some for the trifle!), the last thing you want to be worrying about is how everything looks. More >>

NZ Developer Discounts Prime Coastal Realestate

Friday, 28 August 2009, 11:06 am |

'Arcadia Heights' discounts prime coastal realestate in the small sun drenched coastal town of Paunaui which lies 1.5 hours east of Auckland, New Zealand. More >>

Another Success for NZ’s Leading Kitchen Designer

Tuesday, 18 August 2009, 2:25 pm |

Mal Corboy, New Zealand’s most celebrated kitchen designer has scored another first, this time making the final selection at the national Australian Kitchen & Bathroom Designer’s Institute Awards – the first time a New Zealander has made it to the ... More >>

Memorial March to remember Princess Ashika victims

Monday, 17 August 2009, 12:01 pm |

Memorial March and Service to remember the victims of the sinking of the Princess Ashika More >>

Lamb of God - Auck 9th December

Thursday, 6 August 2009, 1:05 pm |

Back by rabid popular demand, Lamb Of God are rounding off their Wrath world tour with a return visit to New Zealand, with a show at the Auckland Town Hall on December 9th. More >>

Pero hopes bid for apple proves fruitful

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 4:35 pm |

Pero’s opening $500 bid for the country’s most patriotic apple – part of the Big Night In KidsCan auction – is his second venture into the world of remarkable fruit. More >>

Featherston hits Facebook

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 3:25 pm |

Featherston, Wairarapa now has their own Facebook page. The Facebook page is aimed at being another way for Featherston people – especially commuters – to find out what’s going on in the town and become active members of the community. More >>

Boult Takes Up The Challenge Of Trolley Grand Prix

Monday, 3 August 2009, 4:39 pm |

August 3 2009: Christchurch Airport CEO and high profile motorsport competitor Jim Boult is using the skills of an aeronautical engineer to help design his entry for the Arrowtown Pre-School’s trolley grand prix on November 21. More >>

March on Parliament to Protest Against ACE cuts!

Monday, 3 August 2009, 11:11 am |

march on Parliament to protest about the ACE cuts on Tuesday 4 August, leaving Wellington High School at 2.15 to arrive at Parliament by 3pm where there will be speeches (short ones) and an open mike to anyone who wants to contribute. More >>

New Books by Hamilton Authors

Wednesday, 8 July 2009, 10:48 am |

Three new books by two Hamilton authors are being launched today (Wednesday). More >>

Otago University Students March in Budget Protest

Friday, 29 May 2009, 3:38 pm |

Over 60 students braved the wet bleak and cold Dunedin day and marched from Otago University to National Party MP, Michael Woodhouse’s office to protest budget priorities. The group of protesters rallied on the Union Lawn at noon and left the University ... More >>

Poly-Zygotic gets Pick of the Fringe

Monday, 27 April 2009, 4:22 pm |

Following a successful season at Bats during the NZ Fringe Festival, the chance to perform at Pick of the Fringe at Downstage was an unexpected opportunity for Poly-Zygotic collaborator Asalemo Tofete. “We see this as a great chance for our work to live ... More >>

Silappadhikaaram - grand Indian literary epic

Wednesday, 1 April 2009, 9:25 am |

Renuka Ketheesan and Madurai R Muralidaran in silappadhikaaram (Jewelled Anklet) .....a story of women of substance a dance-theater production of a grand Indian literary epic More >>

Tamil Community Vigil - in front of Parliament

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 3:19 pm |

The Tamil community in New Zealand will be holding a vigil in front of Parliament (in Wellington) to bring to the attention of the New Zealand Government the genocide that is happening in Sri Lanka. More >>

Rally Organized In Favour Of Girls’ Rights

Monday, 26 January 2009, 9:59 am |

Students and Teachers of Govt. High School Machhli Kalan, District Mohali in Punjab, organized a rally infavour of the girls rights on the eve of National Day to save girl child. More >>

Financial Guru's Annual "Nobody Knows Nothin" List

Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 11:15 am |

Financial Guru Danny Fontana Reveals His Annual "Nobody Knows Nothin'" Top Ten List; Picks Include Barney Frank, Jim Cramer and T. Boone Pickens More >>

Mother and daughter break shearing record

Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 10:47 am |

A Wairoa mother and daughter have stunned the shearing World by each shearing a record 903 lambs in eight hours - more than a hundred more than they ever themselves dreamed possible. More >>

Wellington's next top drag queen

Friday, 9 January 2009, 3:36 pm |

The search to find the new Miss Drag Wellington takes place on Sunday 18 January 2009 when Wellington's Next Top Drag Queen hits The Garden Club on Dixon Street. The event takes place on the Sunday night of Wellington Anniversary Weekend since ... More >>