Wairoa (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Wairoa (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -39.02
Longitude: 177.369995
population: 4,260
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Mike Williams: Rail line should be on all candidates' wish list

I'M DELIGHTED to see the fate of the Napier-to-Gisborne rail track become an issue in this year's general election.I know something about this having served as a director of Ontrack between 2004 and 2008.Ontrack owned and operated New Zealand's rail infrastructure ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

East Cape schools now find broadband faster

Faster broadband is being delivered to twelve rural schools in the Gisborne and Wairoa area as a result of the Government’s broadband initiatives.Amy Adams, Communications and Information Technology Minister, announced the completion today. Local communications ... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Remote Schools Broadband Initiative connects 12 more schools

All twelve rural schools in remote locations around Gisborne and Wairoa now have access to faster internet under the government's Remote Schools Broadband Initiative. All the communities surrounding the schools connected by Gisborne Net have also benefited ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

1 Girl, 8, shot in stomach by another child with air rifle

An 8-year-old girl is in Hawke's Bay Hospital after being shot in the stomach with an air rifle by another child.The incident happened at an address on State Highway 2, just north of Wairoa, on Sunday, ambulance staff told . St John's Heretaunga territory ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition grows to super councils

Local councils in Northland and Hawke’s Bay are considering amalgamation. The proposals are for four councils to be amalgamated into one in Northland and five in Hawke’s Bay.But Opotiki District Council Mayor John Forbes is sceptical the claimed benefits ... [Published FWplus - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

HELP wins Tropfest NZ 2014

Auckland short film directors Andrew Cooper and Nicola Peeperkoorn have taken out First Prize at Tropfest NZ 2014 with their film ‘Help’.‘Help’ was one of the 14 finalist short films which delighted an estimated crowd of 8,000 at the TSB Bowl of Brooklands ... [Published The Big Idea - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

Politicians agree on ageing with dignity and respect (Fuseworks)

At New Zealand’s national conference, held today in Wellington, Hon Jo Goodhew, Minister for Senior Citizens, announced $170,000 of contestable funding for two new specialist elder abuse and neglect prevention services in the areas of Rotorua and Wai ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Passing lanes ‘critical’ for this region

DRIVERS travelling between Gisborne and Napier can look forward to safer trips thanks to new passing opportunities on State Highway 2, says the New Zealand Transport Agency.NZTA extended four existing passing opportunities and built five new ones on this ... [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rural road funding under scrutiny

Low-volume roads around the country may have little traffic but are essential to New Zealand's primary production. Photo/FileWanganui's reliance on its primary industries is unquestioned but that reliance will be tested if changes outlined in a review ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Letters : Rules for one

Rules for oneLast year, when returning from a fishing trip to the Wairau River via Church Lane in the Wairau Valley township, I was met by a Marlborough District Council bio-security officer; nicely presented and pleasant enough.He kindly educated me ... [Published Marlborough Express - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

2 Napier-Gisborne railway back on track?

The Hawke's Bay Regional Council is considering investing more than $5 million to help reopen the Napier-Gisborne railway.The possibility is revealed in the Draft Annual Plan which will be put to the council on Wednesday before being released for public ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 2 reports

Water quality system to help researchers

Kaipara Harbour entrance. Photo / Michael CunninghamScientists will be better able to monitor water quality in Kaipara Harbour after new state-of-the-art equipment is installed there next month.Researchers from Niwa, Auckland Council and the Northland ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 17 2014]

Quotes

"Most air rifles have a low velocity and are not considered dangerous, but the reality is they can cause significant injury and should be treated like any other firearm" Mr Shadbolt said
"The dole is not a good thing, giving people money for doing nothing. Especially for the people here. I blame the government for that" said Richard White, of Ruatahuna, who runs a horse trekking and hunting company

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Mike Williams: Rail line should be on all candi... [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Rail trail suffering tunnel vision [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 19 2014]
East Cape schools now find broadband faster [Published TechDay.co.nz - Apr 16 2014]
Remote Schools Broadband Initiative connects 12... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 16 2014]
1 Girl, 8, shot in stomach by another child wit... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Apr 15 2014]
Rollout of faster broadband to remote East Cape... [Published Scoop - Apr 15 2014]
Healing our dark heart [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 12 2014]
Councillor supports plan for iwi voting rights [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 10 2014]
Use Maori land better [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Opposition grows to super councils [Published FWplus - Apr 10 2014]
HELP wins Tropfest NZ 2014 [Published The Big Idea - Apr 08 2014]
Politicians agree on ageing with dignity and re... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 08 2014]
More funding for elder abuse services [Published 3 News - Apr 08 2014]
$170,000 to expand elder abuse services [Published Scoop - Apr 08 2014]
Passing lanes ‘critical’ for this region [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 05 2014]
Wardens struggle for money [Published Gisborne Herald - Apr 02 2014]
Rural road funding under scrutiny [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 02 2014]
Letters : Rules for one [Published Marlborough Express - Mar 31 2014]
NZ's first topdressing loader a star again [Published Southland Times - Mar 26 2014]
Dams - a tale of two dry regions [Published Stratford Press - Mar 24 2014]
2 Napier-Gisborne railway back on track? [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Mar 23 2014]
Letters : Changes needed [Published Marlborough Express - Mar 18 2014]
New Zealand Farmers Frustrated as Cyclone Lusi ... [Published International Business Times Canada - Mar 17 2014]
Water quality system to help researchers [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 17 2014]
High-tech monitoring stations set for Kaipara H... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 16 2014]
New Zealand Energy becomes owner of largest exp... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Nov 30 2013]
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