University of Otago
yesterday at 18:17. Facebook
New evidence from the University of Otago, Wellington shows that government social investment in safer housing would be justified to prevent falls.
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Evidence supports nationwide roll-out of home safety measures
yesterday at 14:35. Facebook
Don’t be a serial procrastinator! Here’s the easy way to form the fitness habit.

Three Fitness Motivation Tips for Forming a Fitness Habit
Climate change is threatening our very survival. It affects all life on Earth, and it is getting a whole lot worse. If we don’t act now, we face a hellish existence. New oil exploration has got to stop.
Say NO to new oil now: [ Link ]

PETITION: Stop Seismic Blasting for Oil
More evidence is coming to light and the pressure is building for an independent inquiry to determine if NZ committed war crimes. We need your voice.

Take action: [ Link ]

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Exclusive interview: NZSAS says civilians were killed in fatal raid, including two by Kiwi sniper fire - National - NZ Herald News
University of Otago
yesterday at 06:06. Facebook
Otago staff member Taichi Nakamura is one of only 150 people on a chartered flight that will zigzag across the international dateline four times tonight to get a good view of tonight's aurora.
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Aurora fan 'nervous' ahead of rare flight
Rebuild Christchurch
yesterday at 09:39. Facebook
Otakaro have sent out a media release at 1030pm with a very interesting statement. They are looking for someone to purchase and redevelop the former IRD building. One of the largest buildings left standing in the central city from pre earthquake times which has sat empty with no plans for nearly 6 years.

Developer for 224 Cashel Street (former IRD building) wanted
Airports are getting makeovers and some now exude architectural innovation and stunning interiors.

Inside the world's most beautiful airports
Climate change is threatening our very survival. It affects all life on Earth, and it is getting a whole lot worse. If we don’t act now, we face a hellish existence. New oil exploration has got to stop.
Say NO to new oil now: [ Link ]

PETITION: No New Oil Exploration
That was a good little shake. Trust everyone is ok?

Early report indicates a 4.8 near Paraparaumu. - Dan

GeoNet - Quakes
Massey University
yesterday at 06:00. Facebook
Have you ordered your copy? Each year Bachelor of Veterinary Science students strip down to help subsidise their Halfway Day with 10 per cent of the funds going to Farmstrong, an initiative to promote wellbeing for all farmers and growers

International exposure growing for naked vet calendar
In need of some New Zealand inspiration? These amazing photos showcasing our country's natural beauty are sure to do the trick! When are you making the move?

30 Photos From New Zealand That Will Turn You Into an Outdoor Person
UNICEF New Zealand
03/22/2017 at 23:38. Facebook
Collecting water in the jungles of Vanuatu is tough and time-consuming. For women and children, it's a vital part of their day. Every day. For life.

With your help we're changing that, and for one woman it was a change 81 years in the making...

The long walk to water: How hard can it be to carry 20 litres through steep, remote bush?
Having endured years of violence, Cecilia and her children found safety at the Christian Care Centre, the only women's refuge in the Solomon Islands.

Every year, this refuge protects hundreds of women who arrive to escape brutal domestic violence and sexual abuse. Read more:

Solomon Islands' women seeking shelter from domestic violence
If you're in Hamilton tonight, why not come along to The Helm at 5.30pm to hear from Labour Leader Andrew Little and his new deputy Jacinda Ardern?

Click here for details

Andrew Little Live: Hamilton
University of Otago
yesterday at 02:58. Facebook
Picking up New Zealand’s most valuable science prize is a “watershed moment” for the researchers of a 45-year-old University of Otago-led study which has changed and saved lives around the world.
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Dunedin Study wins top science prize as new assessment phase begins
NZ Defence Force
yesterday at 02:47. Facebook
MAGAZINE || The March edition of the Royal New Zealand Navy's Navy Today is out now!

NZ Defence Force
US Embassy New Zealand
03/22/2017 at 23:40. Facebook
What was the big deal about the South by Southwest festival in Texas that happened March 10-19? find out...

#Austin #Texas #sxsw #swsw2017

South by Southwest festival in Texas: A big deal! | ShareAmerica
Our regular newsletter, Manu Korero/Sistah Speak is out now! Read to find out what we've up to

Manu Korero / Sistah Speak Newsletter, March 2017
Heart Foundation NZ
yesterday at 02:00. Facebook
This week is World Salt Awareness week. Find out how salt is the forgotten killer, what food companies have been doing to reduce levels, and our top tips for reducing your salt intake.

The forgotten killer