We recently re-accredited Rata Cafe - a cafe located within Zealandia Ecosanctuary, an urban ecosanctuary, who are committed to giving back to the earth through sustainable business practices With the support of one of our CC accredited suppliers EnviroWaste Services Limited, Rata are recycling 16.600kgs every year!!

Care about waste? SIGN UP for FREE here [ Goo.gl Link ], add your values...
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Today is the first of two Clubs Days at UC! Over 120 UCSA - University of Canterbury Students' Association clubs have set up stalls on campus, telling students what they’re all about and inviting registrations. Sorry if we didn’t get a pic of your club's stall (there are quite a few) – feel free to comment and tell the world what makes your club awesome!
UNICEF New Zealand
yesterday at 23:45. Facebook
Time is running out for more than a million children.

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death this year, as widespread famine looms in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen.

With your generous donations, we can save many lives.

Will you help care for a hungry child? ➜ [ Unicef.org.nz Link ]
We’re launching a new competition!

Send us a photo showing why you love Plunket, and you and your under-5 year old will star on Plunket’s social media.

You’ll also be in to win one of Plunket’s iconic blue teddy bears (RRP $49.45)!

The competition will run for 10 days – and there are 10 bears to give away.

Please private message your photo entry to the Plunket New Zealand Facebook...
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To celebrate Orientation 2017 we've got tickets to Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival's Backyard Beats, 6pm this Friday, up for grabs! Featuring Hipstamatics, Summer Thieves and Jgeeks, this gig's promising flavour, rhythm and funk.

Keen to get your hot little hands on a double pass? Simply tell us below which band you'd like to see most.... Go!

#ORI2017 #HGAF #WaikatoUni
Speculation that the Yushin Maru #2 returned to port has been mounting since a satellite update on public vessel tracking site Marine Traffic had them positioned off the coast of Japan on February 14th.
However at approximately 21:00 (AEDT) on February 20th The MV Ocean Warrior once again located them firmly within Australia’s Antarctic Territory, around 110 nautical miles north east of Mawson...
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Did you know that too much UV radiation can cause sunburn in animals too?

Your white-haired, pink-nosed pets are most prone to sunburn, so remember to apply a pet-friendly sunscreen to their ears and nose before they go outside to play.

You can find pet sunscreen at pet stores, vet clinics or your local SPCA shop. Human sunscreen can be toxic for animals, so it's very important to use pet...
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SPCA AUCKLAND
today at 00:30. Facebook
We need YOU to help save lives by skydiving for animals in need!

Raise vital funds for abused and injured animals by jumping to the rescue! Take on an exhilarating 13,000ft jump and help change the future for thousands of animals suffering today.

Raise over $880 and jump for free!!

Register now at spcaauckland.org.nz/jump2017
A big thank you to 9 year old Christchurch student Kieran for your very special poem!
All the messages of support we have been getting are just amazing. Knowing this support is there will keep us going as firefighting crews continue the hard work to put this fire out.
KidsCanNZ
today at 06:00. Facebook
Right now there are 295,000 Kiwi kids going without three meals a day, adequate clothing and healthcare when they are sick. Sadly for many families there just isn't enough money to provide these basics many of us take for granted.

Most New Zealanders’ would agree it’s not okay that so many of our children are going without. So show your love and support for ALL children by sharing a selfie...
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To everyone going to the Bruce Springsteen concert tonight! Have an absolutely fabulous time. Hope it's awesome
My city of ruins and The Rising, poignant songs at our 6 year anniversary but we have so much to look forward to now.
Victoria Recreation is releasing an orientation membership special for students—available from Monday 27 February [ Bit.ly Link ]
Winston Peters
today at 01:21. Facebook
Agents selling Hunter Valley Station described it as “a living masterpiece with its grandeur and position overlooking Lake Hawea”.
No wonder film scouts selected it for the filming of Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon in the Disney movie A Wrinkle in Time.
But the Otago property, with 35 km of lake frontage, is now American owned - sold with the approval of the Overseas Investment...
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Police are investigating an aggravated robbery which occurred on 12 December 2016 at around 5.15am.

We have made a number of enquiries to identify the three male offenders however this has been unsuccessful and we are now asking for the public's assistance to help us identify these men.

They smashed their way into the GAS petrol station on Great South Road Papatoetoe and took off with...
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Do you know this man?

He was recorded on CCTV using a stolen credit card that had been taken from vehicle on the 5 February 2017. The card was later used at a number of stores in Takanini, Manurewa and Bombay.

If you know who this man is or have any information which can assist police then please contact Constable Jason Young on 09 295 0262.

Alternatively, information can also be...
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A huge welcome to all the new students joining us at AUT for day 2 of Orientation! Our ambassadors are excited to meet you all and show you around! ????✏
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Auckland Council
yesterday at 22:49. Facebook
Now is the perfect time to start working out together with Auckland Council Pools and Leisure! You and a friend can enjoy the benefits of no $50 joining fee when you sign up together at any of the 15 participating centres before 28 February 2017
It is International Mother Language Day today! Ara is full of people who speak different languages, which one is yours?

The Ara Library at the City Campus asked some of our students. We love the mix!
#OpNemesis: welcome The MV Steve Irwin into DUNEDIN!!
FREE ship tours this weekend Sat & Sun 25-26th Feb: 10-5pm
Birch Street Wharf!! You heard it!
Come along and support the Shepherds back from Antarctica!
seashepherdglobal.org/nemesis
Wishlist to come. If you want to greet the Steve in, check back here for further details of arrival.....
#PoachersBeware #DefendAntarctica