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The Tokyo Olympics are about to kick off, and some of our country's best sports stars are set to represent New Zealand on the world stage.
The opening ceremony takes place on Friday (about 11pm NZ time), and the Games will run through until August 8.
Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, some of the world’s best athletes competing in a range of sports will battle it out in Tokyo in the hopes of walking away with a medal.
So get your New Zealand flags and popcorn ready and sign up for our Tokyo Olympics newsletter to have all the highlights, talking points, medal tally and analysis delivered to your inbox every day. Click here.
We'll also be live blogging our Kiwi athletes' events every day of the Games. Just bookmark this page to stay up to date.
Good evening wonderful Men & Woman,
Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International has a great night planned for Wednesday July 28th.
We have managed to secure Peter Kumar, who resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA and has an international Ministry. Peter is only in NZ for 3 months & moves strongly in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
This is an evening for men and women, so invite a friend along.
The evening will start at 6:45pm and will wrap up around 9:30pm. We will be meeting at the Parish Hall in town (KAMO ROAD, Regent).
Cost is $20 which includes a Fantastic hot dinner meal & dessert
RSVP by return email or text/call me on 027 860 9520.
We hope to see you there!
Yours in Christ,
Major changes are in the wind with the Labour government is giving itself unprecedented powers over local government. This is worrying and why KCDC Councillor Bernie Randall and Deputy Chair of the Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board Guy Burns are calling for local government to be entrenched within the New Zealand Constitution Act.
There are perils ahead regarding the proposed Three Waters project which is being fast-tracked upon local government. This is a project where drinking water, stormwater and waste water will be taken from local councils and administered nationally. There are also big changes signalled to the Resource Management Act as well as a major review into the future of local government. These changes diminish local decision making by giving unprecedented powers to central government......