Applications for Michael King Writers' Centre residencies
The Michael King Writers' Centre is inviting applications from New Zealand writers for four supported residencies in 2015, with stipends ranging from $8,000 to $30,000.
Wednesday Aug 27
Plan It Construction's renovation of the year in Khandallah
Homebuyers have been given a compelling argument to choose a new build over major renovations, with the latest Registered Master Builder House of the Year results, according to one expert.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ball rolling on Basin flyover alternatives
Planning for all major transport projects in Wellington that link to the Basin Reserve will be accelerated in a bid to get the ball rolling on an alternative to the failed flyover.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Wellington and Wairarapaa s supreme homes revealed
A new home in Masterton and a renovation in Khandallah have been named this year's finest Wellington and Wairarapa homes, winning Supreme Awards in the Wellington and Wairarapa Registered Master Builders 2014 House of the Year.
"Holding hands" will not be enough
Friday's DominionPost reported that the region's mayors and representatives of the NZTA are to meet this week to hold hands and "discuss their next steps after a board of inquiry declined resource consent for a two-lane highway flyover 20 metres north of the Basin Reserve."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Cardno's father chooses jail
The father of murdered Lower Hutt schoolgirl Karla Cardno wants to stay behind bars to complete a child sex offenders treatment programme.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Vandalism and tagging on Mt Victoria: residents meeting on Saturday
News release from Cr Iona Pannett Tired of tagging, broken glass and speeding traffic around Mt Victoria? Then come to a public meeting on Saturday to discuss positive solutions to these ongoing issues.
Manawatu Evening Standard
Immigrant's identity crisis
PLEASE HELP: Gaynor Clarke and her mother Mary Anne Wright, who lost all her South African identity documents when her handbag was stolen.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Blue Mountains Gazette
Christmas in August
It was Blue Mountains residents' turn to enjoy a decent dumping of snow last Friday, having missed out in recent weeks when the glorious white stuff fell in plentiful quantities in the nearby regions of Jenolan and Oberon.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Free-range chefs break out for foraging
Foraging for wild food has become a regular habit for chefs from restaurants such as Taylor's on Jackson, Duke Carvell's and Hummingbird.