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Embittered homeowners looking for good news in the recent home sales report were pleased to find that when compared to last year at this time, sales were up 9.6%.
IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Coastal Communities, Inc. (formerly, OTCQB: CALCQ) announced that it has satisfied the various conditions to the Company's plan of reorganization with respect to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and emerged from bankruptcy on March 1, 2011.
Geoff Rennison reckons by naming his series of revue nights The Free- Range Organic Carbon-Neutral Revue, he will attract as wide a spectrum of an audience as possible.
By KIDSON, Sally A Motueka-based company's application to build a hydroelectric scheme on Lake Matiri near Murchison has attracted 255 submissions, most of which support the scheme, although kayakers and environmentalists remain critical of the proposal.
By GOODGER, Karen Network Tasman is proposing a hydro scheme on the Matakitaki River near Murchison, as well as solar generation and wind power to make the region's supply more secure and provide for growth.
By MURDOCH, Helen Tasman's Matakitaki River is the latest proposed hydro site for the upper South Island. The proposal is one of four, along with the Matiri, the Mokihinui and the Wairau, entering or completing consent stage in the region.
A public meeting will be held tomorrow night to discuss the Waimea water augmentation project. Laura Basham reports on progress on the $25 million plan to supply more water to the Waimea Plains, Richmond and potentially Nelson.
Six Nelson schools are this week helping to support some of the world's poorest people. Nayland College, Hampden St School, Lower Moutere School, Riwaka School, Motueka High School and Murchison Area School are selling $2 woven "friendship bracelets" to raise funds for Volunteer Service Abroad.
Top of the south patients will be the winners after the region's two primary health organisations and health board took the "bull by the horns" in a New Zealand-first training initiative.
- A political dynamiter.