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Spring 2017 #health

Spring has sprung, and with it comes the promise of longer days and - fingers crossed - the start of some sunny weather. Spring is also the season of new beginnings, and if you've been thinking about making some healthy changes you'll find plenty of inspiration in this issue.

Get a bird's eye view of Oamaru's sma...

The unique feathered residents of Oamaru of course. For an inspirational place to visit, make sure you put the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony on your...

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Breaking the silence around suicide

With autumn signalling the start of fewer daylight hours and longer nights, the change in seasons can for some people have an impact on their menta...

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Acclaimed artist celebrates first boo...

At the grand age of 101, Wellington artist Michael Nicholson has achieved a number of accolades that many could just dream of.  And now he’s topped...

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Fruitful initiative bringing communit...

Community Fruit Harvesting may have started small, but its effect within communities in New Zealand has continued to grow – so much so that the gro...

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Sporting dreams won't be beaten by as...

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of childhood asthma in the world – did you know that one in seven NZ children are affected by asthma [sour...

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Making a difference through mentoring

Twenty-one years ago, Jo-anne Wilkinson and Graeme Dingle wanted to help young Kiwis become more confident, gain life skills, and achieve success....

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Celebrating Matariki 2016

For many New Zealanders winter signals a special time of remembrance and celebration, as the community welcomes Matariki. The rising of the star c...

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The inspiring minds of kapa haka

With Matariki 16 comes the highly anticipated Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Kapa Haka Super 12s, a unique event that presents the traditional art of kapa h...

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Celebrate autumn in Arrowtown

New Zealand's natural beauty makes the change of season truly inspirational - particularly the glorious golden hues of autumn. Perhaps one of the p...

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