Len Lye

Type: Person
Name: Len Lye
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yachties set for Tasman challenge

Heavy rain and gales will not stop the 2014 ITL Solo Tasman Challenge from setting sail tomorrow.The weather forecast for tomorrow is for showers with northeasterlies but this will not deter the 12 men and one woman from competing in the challenge.The ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Funds to the fore

It was a massive weekend for fundraising locally with a number of groups having major events.Of course, we have just got through the Cancer Society's annual fundraiser, the Relay for Life, the previous weekend, where more than $120,000 was raised.Then ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
Entities: Len Lye, Fundraising, Rugby
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Len lye fundraising for tour

A group of Len Lye enthusiasts are jetting to New York for an arts and culture tour to raise money for the centre.Led by art-loving restaurateur Terry Parkes, who boasts insider knowledge of New York, the contingent of mostly New Plymouth people will ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Your scheme, we pay

Nice, John Sargeant (letters, March 21) grudgingly accepts that the council has spent our money on the Len Lye project. All the hours spent on this white elephant have been at the ratepayers' expense; so in future, please no flannel that it has cost the ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Americarna pie

Congratulations to John Rae and thank you once again for an amazing Americarna.However, sadly we face the possibility of losing this event because of a lack of funding.What council in its right mind doesn't support an event that brings profit to its city ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
Entities: John Rae, Len Lye
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Footpath disruption next week in New Plymouth (Fuseworks)

The second stage of a fibre-optic loop between Council worksites in New Plymouth will begin next week.Work will start in Pukenui Street to connect NPDC’s Hobson Street parks depot with Puke Ariki, and will take until mid-May to finish."We will be using ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Play it again...

Peter Barker, how tiresome this cracked record is getting. Your so- called arguments against the Len Lye Centre are nothing new - it's the same old arguments you are dredging up time after time.I have a wad of over 30 letters to the editor on my desk ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

To keep or not to keep

Yesterday's front-page lead story from Hawera, discussing the fate of a town icon, covers a subject that will be making headlines for years to come.The town's 100-year-old water tower doesn't meet the new standards set in the wake of the Christchurch ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

City's white elephant

Did John Sargeant start using the whacky baccy before Womad, again deluding himself in the fog that is, his understanding of what Len Lye has and will continue to cost this city? I wonder how many hundreds, maybe, thousands of hours of council time have ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Contractors to pay for pipes

Investigations are under way into two major central city gas pipeline leaks in central New Plymouth.In each case evacuations were ordered until the escaping gas was brought under control.In the first incident last Thursday contractors working in Gill ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

Second gas evacuation in a week

For the second time in less than a week a section of New Plymouth's central business district has been evacuated after contractors punctured a gas main.Staff and customers at the Atkinson Building and the White Hart Hotel on Devon St West were moved out ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fundraising for Len Lye Centre Reaches Council Target

The New Zealand Lottery Grants Board today confirmed a grant of $2.695 million for New Plymouth’s Len Lye Centre, ensuring that the $10m budget for constructing the centre plus $1.5m for fit-out of both the centre and its cinema will be met through . ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Mar 06 2014]

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Yachties set for Tasman challenge [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Paris Photo Los Angeles announce Sound and Visi... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
Long road to success for award-winning farm [Published Southland Times - Apr 09 2014]
Funds to the fore [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
Len lye fundraising for tour [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
Spirit of Len Lye Tour to New York from NZ (Fus... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 07 2014]
Your scheme, we pay [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 28 2014]
Americarna pie [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 24 2014]
Festival gives city its soul [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 21 2014]
Footpath disruption next week in New Plymouth (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 21 2014]
Play it again... [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 20 2014]
To keep or not to keep [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 18 2014]
The Ten Best Things to See and Do at Womad Fest... [Published Concrete Playground - Mar 17 2014]
City's white elephant [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 16 2014]
Won't rain on my parade [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 15 2014]
Contractors to pay for pipes [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 13 2014]
Second gas evacuation in a week [Published Taranaki Daily News - Mar 12 2014]
Fundraising for Len Lye Centre Reaches Council ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Mar 06 2014]
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