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Four stitches, three wins and two trophies

Cook Islands News 01 Oct 2022
Co-captain Hori Miller and Cook Islands Cricket Association (CICA) president Grant Walker were already in Auckland. Grant came to pick us up in a rental van but not before the team feasted on Big Mac’s and fries at the Auckland airport. We then made our way to the Quest Serviced Apartments – our home for our time in Auckland.

Synlait posts $38.5m annual profit

RNZ 27 Sep 2022
The South Island dairy company Synlait Milk is back in the black as its ingredients division saw higher than normal sales, while its major customer rebalanced inventory levels. Key numbers for the 12 months ended July compared to a year ago ... The company made a $11.9 million one-off gain from the sale and lease-back of its Auckland land and building.

Strong winds delay Air New Zealand's flagship direct New York flights

RNZ 23 Sep 2022
Meanwhile, a replacement crew is now en route to Fiji to take over from the current crew and bring passengers to Auckland ... On Monday, the airline's first inaugural direct flight from New York landed in Auckland but without 65 passenger bags, so it could meet load limits.

'I'm here, I'm alive': Woman grateful to survive horror crash

NewstalkZB 22 Sep 2022
An Auckland woman is glad to be alive after an ill-fated off-road trip in the Kaimai Range saw a vehicle plunge down a ravine, leaving her with a broken back and unable to walk ... Photo / Auckland rescue Helicopter Trust ... Auckland Helicopter Rescue team were dispatched to the scene at 11.45am last Tuesday by ambulance control, pilot James Tayler said.

Christchurch mayor asks minister not to enforce housing density rules in city

RNZ 21 Sep 2022
The Christchurch mayor has written to the minister for the environment asking him not to intervene to enforce denser housing rules in Christchurch ... The city's environment and planning arrangements were quite different to Auckland and Wellington, and the city had ample land zoned for urban development, Dalziel said ... ....

Auckland Council seeks clarification over new standards to protect prime horticultural land

RNZ 19 Sep 2022
Darby said he wanted to clarify if the Auckland ... But an Environment Court decision released last year said the cumulative loss of Auckland's prime land was accelerating, with urban sprawl set to eat up to 31,270 hectares of the city's most productive land over the next 35 years.

'Star struck': Jason Momoa meets All Blacks in Auckland

NewstalkZB 19 Sep 2022
Hollywood star Jason Momoa says he was "star struck" to meet the All Blacks in Auckland yesterday, with the Hawaiian actor receiving signed jerseys from the players and posing for selfies with the equally-impressed ABs ... The Aquaman star landed in Auckland on Friday and was welcomed with a traditional pōwhiri - a Māori performance.

I flew on Air New Zealand from New York to Auckland in business class and ...

Business Insider 19 Sep 2022
Taylor Rains/Insider Air New Zealand has launched its highly-anticipated 17-and-a-half-hour flight from New York to Auckland ... What's now the world's fourth-longest flight has landed in Auckland, New Zealand ... On Saturday, September 17, an Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flew nearly 18 hours from New York-JFK airport to Auckland.

Parties welcome new rules to protect NZ's most-productive farmland

Fresh Plaza 19 Sep 2022
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor said the country’s most fertile and versatile land – especially in major food production areas like Canterbury, Auckland, Waikato, Hawke’s Bay and Horowhenua – needed protecting.

New Zealand enhances protection for most-productive land

Xinhua 19 Sep 2022
Our cities and towns need to grow but not at the expense of the land that's best suited to grow our food," Parker said ... That's why we are moving to protect our most fertile and versatile land," he said, highlighting some main food production areas in New Zealand including Auckland, Waikato and Canterbury.

Protecting fertile land: Food growers celebrate as lifestyle blocks face limitations

RNZ 19 Sep 2022
Vegetable and fruit growers are calling the new policy to protect fertile land a "triumph" but say it has been a longtime coming. Councils will now have to map and manage areas with fertile soil, protecting the land from being developed for housing. An Auckland produce grower said the new policy should have been implemented long ago.

Government releases National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land

RNZ 18 Sep 2022
The government has taken a step towards protecting the country's most productive land from urban development ... That's why we are moving to protect our most fertile and versatile land, especially in our main food production areas like Auckland, Waikato, Hawke's Bay, Horowhenua and Canterbury.".

Government set to announce new policy to protect prime horticultural land

RNZ 14 Sep 2022
South Auckland's horticulture industry is centred on the Pukekohe Hub, 4359 hectares of some of New Zealand's most fertile and productive land ... Auckland Council planning committee chairman Chris Darby said in May he had grave concerns about the amount of highly productive, food growing land that was being lost to housing and development.

Aviation watchdog won't reopen probe into skydiving death after review

NewstalkZB 14 Sep 2022
Creane had just graduated from the New Zealand Skydiving School at Parakai and was on an Auckland Skydive jump on the day of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks when he hit the ground at speed after attempting a low-altitude turn ... landing position before striking the ground.

Mum and her daughter are left stranded in Bali and $2,500 out of pocket after ...

The Daily Mail 08 Sep 2022
Cathy Carpenter from Auckland travelled to Indonesia for a two-week holiday with her nine-year-old daughter but were instead stranded in Bali an extra week after their flight was canned. Ms Carpenter was originally booked to fly back to Auckland from Bali via Melbourne on Saturday, July 24, landing back in NZ at 5 am on Sunday.

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