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Posts Tagged ‘ South Island ’

Short, sharp strike for South Island health workers

Aug 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

A strike shorter than most lunch breaks is the last resort for mental health workers in the Nelson/ Marlborough area. Mental health workers for the Gateway Trust will be striking from 3 till 4pm this afternoon after negotiations to save workers’ jobs from restructuring and DHB tender failed. The Gateway Trust provides residential and community […]



Jazz musician Mark Wilson turns 50 in his beloved Queenstown

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Blind Queenstown musician reflects on life, love, and music at 50 with BONNIE MOSEN



Speed, crank, ice, uppers, meth – Salvos issue warning

Feb 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

In their 10th annual report on social and economic issues that need addressing, the Salvation Army fears the rise of meth. SARAH McMULLAN reports.



Tasman region sheep numbers jump as other regions suffer

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Drought major driver behind fluctuating sheep fortunes reflected in Statistics NZ numbers



North Island wins craft beer taste-off

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

IT seems the North Island brews the best beer. Almost 200 people drank their way through 200 litres of craft beer in a blind tasting event on Saturday at the Fork & Brewer, and decided the best craft beer is brewed in the bottom of the North Island. The Wellington breweries were declared the winners in […]



Taste-off to determine who’s making the best beer

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Food and drink fans take a bite out of the capital city

May 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Annual Wellington Food Show puts icing on the Cake Tin.



Voting process confusing for remote voters

Nov 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Are Chatham Islanders New Zealand’s most apathetic voters?



Selwyn catering for influx from Christchurch

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Quake damaged city’s neighbour adding infrastructure



World turns Twitter in crisis

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Twitter users worldwide have been turning to the social media site to form a global community during the Christchurch earthquake disaster. Increasingly media outlets were releasing their upcoming headlines prior to running their stories on the web and members of the public were rallying for support or seeking lost loved ones. The most used hashtag […]



QUAKE day 4: Death toll tops 100

Feb 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

No survivors were rescued overnight and the death toll has risen to more than 100.