Here's a perspective you probably haven't seen before! A bird's-eye view of the University of Canterbury Library and surrounding buildings. Photo: Trent Jorgenson.
Through World Vision, Samson's family in Malawi received maize seeds alongside agricultural training.

This season, their maize crops thrived thanks to new irrigation techniques, providing the family with a plentiful harvest. Despite El Nino weather patterns bringing dry spells and threatening crop failure, Samson's community was well-equipped to continue growing much needed food...
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The ongoing strong growth in building consents shows our comprehensive plan to increase housing supply is working.
Detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery at Kiwibank, Bush Inn, Waimairi Rd, Upper Riccarton.
A firearm was presented at bank staff this lunchtime. No-one was injured.
Police have been conducting a scene examination, reviewing CCTV footage, taking witness statements, and supporting the bank staff.
Cash was taken but it is unknown how much.
Investigators want to urgently find and...
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This ever-so-handsome boy is Harry, isn't he photogenic?

Sadly, Harry had an unsettled start to life and arrived at SPCA Otago last year a little bit overwhelmed and lost. It's taken some time but he has started to come out of his unsure shell and realise that he can trust humans.

He doesn't enjoy the loud noises and sudden movements that come from a shelter environment. Although he may seem...
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We've just hit 90,000 likes on our Facebook page! I want to celebrate by doing a giveaway. We have 5 double passes to The Eagle Huntress, plus two copies of New Zealand Bird Calls, and two copies of Hunt for the Wilderpeople! To go in the draw to win, tag a friend and tell me why they are a voice for nature. Kimberley
Last year Andrew, who is a cancer survivor himself, worked with cancer patients and survivors, their families, advocates, and thousands of New Zealanders across the country to pressure the Government into giving Pharmac more funding so they could pay for life-saving cancer drug Keytruda.
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Oh, oobee doo
I wanna be like you
I wanna walk like you
Talk like you, too
You'll see it's true

Remember Kratos? The gorgeous boy who came into the SPCA Auckland injured, little and alone.

He is the little man who has helped us in our fight against the Government's proposed law that would see the SPCA forced to euthanise dogs like him purely based on what they look like.

He was also the...
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This is Portia, the strikingly beautiful silver tabby who is a love-able diva.

She arrived here at the SPCA Auckland after turning up in a neighborhood looking lost with no fixed abode.

A gorgeous wee girl with unique markings, she is super affectionate and enjoys face and chin scratches. She ever so adorably gives you head butts when she is looking for more attention.

An intelligent girl,...
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Tickets are selling fast for the Cloudy Bay Clams Chefs on Tour event on the 16th of February in sunny Blenheim, Marlborough.

The event features some of the Pacific Rim’s most renowned chefs, one from as far away as Hong Kong! We are so thrilled that these culinary champions are donating their time to raise money for KidsCan.

Tickets are $185 per person from Allan Scott Wines. Phone 03 572...
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Yesterday, at Woodbourne Airforce Base, a total of 105 RNZN Midshipman, RNZAF and Army Officer Cadets attested into the New Zealand Defence Force to commence the Joint Officer Induction Course 17/01. The six week course delivers common training to all three Services and introduces them to a values-based organisation. On completion of the course on 24 Feb 2017, the RNZN Midshipman and two...
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Well done to Caitlin, Lauren and Sarah! Tomorrow Oscar and his family will be visiting the intrepid riders on their ship at the Navy base in Auckland.
When she was diagnosed with leukaemia, Tae overcame the odds to find a perfect bone marrow match. Today Tae and her support person Jono are educating people at home in Rotorua about the importance of giving blood. Find out why here: [ Link ]
Blood donation runs in the family for the Spitzers who together have saved an incredible 1,200 lives. [ Link ]
Four Army firefighters and one from the Royal New Zealand Air Force have left for Whitianga today to help battle the devastating bush fire there.
The firefighters left for the Coromandel this afternoon in response to a request from the National Rural Fire Authority.
Our firefighters have vast experience here and overseas in fighting bush fires. Last year we sent 10 firefighters to remote...
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Because ALL animals matter.
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The ongoing strong growth in building consents shows our comprehensive plan to increase housing supply is working.
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Very friendly dog found wandering in Oratia West Auckland by a very caring Matt Smith She's safe and sound in the garage for now relaxing in the care of Matt who found he. This beautiful girl will be collected soon if they can't find the owner . Please PM Matt if its your girl.