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Posts Tagged ‘ water ’

Porirua kids help shape their city

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Owhiro Stream’s future may go down the drain in landfill plan

Sep 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Proposal to expand landfill includes draining some of Owhiro stream for its construction.



Hundreds flock to Zealandia on Open Day for just a gold coin

May 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Cheap entry was part of the annual Wellington Open Day to show off city attractions for locals.



Multi-water sports day planned for Porirua

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PORIRUA’S FIRST-ever multi water-sports open day last year was such a huge success, they’re planning to do all over again this year. Porirua will be holding their open day on November 17th, an event aimed at promoting recreation and healthy lifestyles.



Fix it yourself says Carterton councillor

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

IF WAIRARAPA locals want to improve water quality they are best to do it themselves, says a Carterton rural ward councillor.



Community cleans Mangatarere stream

Oct 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE CARTERTON community is taking action to improve the water quality of the Mangatarere stream, deemed one of the worst waterways in New Zealand.



How much are we really paying for a drink?

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservatives say alcohol is cheaper than milk.



Sharing with neighbours a must after big quake

Aug 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Whether you get along or not, your water will be theirs.



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.



‘Waste now, pay later’ a harsh lesson for Capital

Jul 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Daily water usage must reduce by 14 litres per person.



Artist draws attention to ‘rivers of shame’

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Amelia Hitchcock is turning water samples into art.



The doctor is in your soil

May 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Healthy, sustainable systems feed you and the earth.



Wairarapa’s woeful summer of pollution

Mar 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Council says all good for swimming – just not after rain.



Citizens’ group oppose profit motive for water

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Action group fears meters first step in privatisation.



Kids learn extra value of having ‘green fingers’

Oct 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More hands-on approach used to teach students at Trentham School.



Water, water everywhere – but nothing to drink in Manila

Oct 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

SABRINA DANKEL discovers a Whitireia connection to the devastating typhoon and flood in Manila. She talks to Kaye Jujnovich about the plight of her Filipina friends.



Water supply upgrade may lead to restrictions

Sep 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Garden-watering bans likely if drought strikes during upgrade.