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The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Camping, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, National parks, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand hikes, New Zealand road trip, new zealand walks, Otago, Public Sector, Recreation, Regions, South Island road trip, Southland, Takahē, Walking/hiking/tramping, West Coast, Where to go in New Zealand, Where to go in the South Island  /  Comments Off on The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary Planning on visiting our scenic South Island? This two-week road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the rugged south, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has […]

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Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Canada wildfires, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, DOC staff, Environment, FENZ, fire, Firefighting, Hawke's Bay, National parks, New Zealand Government, Port Hills fires, Public Sector, Regions, Rural Fire Service  /  Comments Off on Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff Did you know that DOC staff fight fires? This means that many staff are trained to fight fires, and do so on public conservation land when necessary. DOC fire fighters assisting with tussock burn in Nenthorn, Central Otago. Photo: […]

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NZ wants to be southern hemisphere’s AI capital

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, AI Forum, Business, canterbury, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release, Press Release Service, Stu Christie, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ wants to be southern hemisphere’s AI capital

MIL OSI – Auckland – The launch next week of the New Zealand Artificial Intelligence (AI) Forum is a strong sign Kiwi tech companies are keen to not just get on board the burgeoning AI industry, they want to lead from the front, Forum chair Stu Christie says. Dozens of New Zealand’s leading tech companies […]

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New Stonewood Home Canterbury Franchise

By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Construction, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Stonewood Home Canterbury Franchise

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Stonewood Home Canterbury Franchise (PR.co.nz) Stonewood Homes has announced the opening of a Mid Canterbury franchise office in June this year. The franchise has been purchased by Nigel and Amy Hollamby and Chris and Kelly Karton, who are […]

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NZ Premiere of Pecking Order

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Entertainment, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on NZ Premiere of Pecking Order

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ Premiere of Pecking Order (PR.co.nz) Christchurch will host the New Zealand premiere of Pecking Order as part of NZIFF’s Autumn Events film screenings in May. Slavko Martinov’s documentary about the Christchurch Poultry, Bantam and Pigeon Club was shot […]

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A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized, Yellow eyed penguin  /  Comments Off on A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A day in the life of a ranger: Searching for yellow-eyed penguins on Banks Peninsula Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a DOC ranger? We got in touch with Tom MacTavish, the ranger in Akaroa, and asked him to tell us about […]

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Pioneer Construction wins Just Cabins Contract

By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Christchurch, Construction, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pioneer Construction wins Just Cabins Contract

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand – PR.co.nz – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pioneer Construction wins Just Cabins Contract (PR.co.nz) Pioneer Construction, formerly known as Canterbury Rebuilders, have been awarded a two-year exclusive contract to build portable cabins for Just Cabins in the South Island. Following a thorough selection process, Fenton Peterken, […]

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Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, canterbury, consultation, Environment & Resource Management, environmental standards, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, Resource Management Act, rma, rural, waimakariri  /  Comments Off on Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Quarry threatens North Canterbury rural lifestyle Every New Zealander should have the right to speak out if a major development threatens their home, livelihood, or a place they care about. Yet this right is increasingly at risk, including in places like North Canterbury. Issac Road […]

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10 reasons to visit Te Ara Pātaka – Summit Walkway

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Banks Peninsula, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Summit Walkway, Te Ara Pātaka, tramping, Walking/hiking/tramping  /  Comments Off on 10 reasons to visit Te Ara Pātaka – Summit Walkway

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 10 reasons to visit Te Ara Pātaka – Summit Walkway By Sam Rowland, Technical Advisor Te Ara Pātaka/Summit Walkway is a thirty-five kilometre track which starts at Gebbes Pass or Kaituna Valley and weaves along the tops of Banks Peninsula, finishing at the Hilltop Tavern. It can be […]

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Kia Kaha Kaikoura

By   /  November 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, earthquake, Environment, kaikoura, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kia Kaha Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Kia Kaha Kaikoura During the recent events this week, our thoughts are with the people of Kaikoura and everyone affected by Monday’s quake. Top of the South Island from space. Image: NASA DOC is currently checking our huts, tracks and structures following Monday’s earthquake and […]

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Block the offer – Canterbury

By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7 News, block offer, canterbury, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Climate Change, deep sea oil, deep sea oil drilling, deepwater horizon, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Eugenie Sage, fossil fuels, Gareth Hughes, gas, gas exploration, Green Party, greenhouse gas, Health & Wellbeing, hectors dolphin, kaikoura, Ngai Tahu, oil drilling, oil exploration, Oil Free Otautahi, oil spill, Opposition News, Politics, stop deep sea oil  /  Comments Off on Block the offer – Canterbury

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Block the offer – Canterbury Today, Christchurch City Council considered the National-led Government’s Block Offer 2017 proposal to tender for permits which allow companies to explore for oil and gas in New Zealand, including off the Canterbury coast . Thankfully, the City Council voted by […]

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