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Don't touch that dial! Don't touch that dial!

A fresh new look, an expanded audience, greater availability, and new and strengthened partnerships. The future is looking good... For the last two+ years we have been working on multiple platforms to deliver the Waimak App and it's associated website. The replacement platform for our new Web App, North Canterbury Online, will deliver all the current features plus some great new ones on a single platform. It will also deliver the same user experience whether ...
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We apologise for the inconvenience We apologise for the inconvenience

The Waimak App will be shutting down on June 30th. The Waimak App has been a critical success. We gained a good audience quickly and we maintained high audience retention. Our focus on well written stories about grassroots local issues was very well received, reaching 14,000 unique users. Those that took the time to browse the Apps resources were impressed by the breadth and depth of local information it provided. But despite our best efforts ...

Start your engines! 50 Minis traverse the length of New Zealand for charity Start your engines! 50 Minis traverse the length of New Zealand for charity

Two locals, John Rule and Josh Kiesanowski are among the fifty teams of intrepid Kiwis will cram into their beloved Minis this month, hoping to complete an epic 2350km journey from Paihia to Invercargill to raise money for children in need. The Pork Pie Charity Run for KidsCan loosely follows the route taken by the Blondini Gang in the 1981 Kiwi classic ‘Goodbye Pork Pie’. “It’s a true test of endurance for the cars and ...
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Dragons defeat Phoenix Reserves Dragons defeat Phoenix Reserves

The Canterbury United Dragons did their best to stay in the hunt for a place in the ISPS Handa Football Premiership playoffs, with a win over the Wellington Phoenix reserves. However, a point for Waitakere in their draw with Auckland City was enough to deny them that opportunity. In what was the last match for the Dragons franchise, as the National competition returns to a club-based format, the Canterbury side defeated the Phoenix reserves 5-1. ...
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Pegasus parkrun #234 run report Pegasus parkrun #234 run report

Parkrunners are an amazing bunch of people, we are an incredibly diverse group - runners, walkers, buggy pushers and barkrunners - we welcome low & unsighted athletes, wheelchair athletes and athletes who live with the myriad other roadblocks that life sometimes throws at us. Being a parkrunner can mean so many things to so many people and all “sub-groups” in our parkrun communities deserve to be celebrated. One of those “sub-groups” is being celebrated next ...

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