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Northern DHBs welcome expert fluoridation findings

Friday, 22 August 2014, 1:23 pm | Joint Media Statement

DHBs across the Northern region have welcomed the findings of an expert scientific review of fluoridation of public water supplies finding ‘compelling evidence’ of dental health benefits for New Zealanders. More >>

Major new hotel development planned for Tekapo

Monday, 18 August 2014, 10:38 am | Joint Media Statement

Tekapo Lake Resort Limited has bought part of some council-owned surplus land, between State Highway 8 and Lakeside Drive, where it plans to build a five-star resort with no less than 110 units. More >>

Call for full broadcast access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:32 am | Joint Media Statement

Ruth Warick, President of The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People and Colin Allen, President of the World Federation of the Deaf, call on all governments to ensure broadcasting access through the provision of captions for Deaf and Hard ... More >>

Forum on Child Poverty

Monday, 4 August 2014, 5:07 pm | Joint Media Statement

The extent to which Aotearoa New Zealand turns a blind eye to children who suffer the effects of economic deprivation is the extent to which we fail to live up to our claim of being a just and caring society. More >>

Joint Statement on EU-New Zealand Partnership Agreement

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 3:15 pm | Joint Media Statement

Joint Statement on EU-New Zealand Partnership Agreement on Relations and Cooperation (PARC) by High Representative for EU Foreign and Security Policy Catherine Ashton and New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully More >>

Joint Southland Economic Project for Water Quality

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 3:12 pm | Joint Media Statement

The two-year project being launched this week in Bluff will see local government, the primary sector, iwi, central government, and business working together on tools for understanding the economics of managing water quality in Southland. The project ... More >>

D’Arcy Writers’ Residencies on Waiheke Island

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 2:23 pm | Joint Media Statement

New Zealand writers are invited to apply for two three-month residencies to write essays of about 10,000 words on New Zealand life and culture. More >>

Porirua City Council makes environmental restitution payment

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:20 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Porirua City Council has paid $39,375 in environmental restitution to Greater Wellington Regional Council following an incident where effluent was discharged from the Porirua Wastewater Treatment Plant. More >>

FMA and the SFO on Ross appeal decision

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 5:03 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Financial Markets Authority and the Serious Fraud Office welcome the decision by the Court of Appeal to dismiss Mr Ross’s appeal seeking to have his minimum non-parole period reduced. More >>

New director appointed to Hawke’s Bay Airport Board

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 12:45 pm | Joint Media Statement

Hastings District and Napier City Councils have announced the appointment of Sarah Park to the Board of Hawke’s Bay Airport. A vacancy on the board arose due to the retirement of long serving board member and current Chairman John Palairet More >>

Iconic Hastings business Hutchinson’s on the move

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:58 pm | Joint Media Statement

Iconic Hastings business, Hutchinson’s is to move to a new temporary home. The furniture and flooring company has been located on the ground floor of the Hastings Municipal Buildings on the corner of Heretaunga and Hastings Streets for 54 years. More >>

Gifting of the name Kohuora to the men’s prison at Wiri

Monday, 23 June 2014, 5:22 pm | Joint Media Statement

We wish to acknowledge Te Akitai Waiohua’s gifting of the name Kohuora for the $300 million, 850-bed men's facility at Wiri. ( Herald , 15 June) It is unfortunate that the Act Party and the Sensible Sentencing Trust have chosen to hit the old ‘political ... More >>

Protocol Delivers More Student Choice

Monday, 23 June 2014, 3:00 pm | Joint Media Statement

Whitireia and WelTec’s Choice Protocol partnership is really gaining momentum providing students with more study options across the Wellington region. More >>

Get the insiders’ guide to innovation

Friday, 13 June 2014, 5:26 pm | Joint Media Statement

Some of Wellington’s most creative minds explore the link between creativity and innovation at the National Library’s latest Leading Edge event on Wednesday 18 June. More >>

Screen New Zealand

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 2:56 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Zealand Film Commission, NZ On Air and Film New Zealand are pleased to announce they will be working even more closely together in the interests of the New Zealand screen sector. More >>

Helping New Zealand’s fight against corruption

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 9:18 am | Joint Media Statement

An important contribution to New Zealand’s fight against corruption will be launched in Auckland today. An integrity group which includes Transparency International, the Serious Fraud Office, Deloitte, Chapman Tripp, BusinessNZ, ExportNZ, the New ... More >>

New Zealand Screen Production Grant advisory service

Monday, 19 May 2014, 2:30 pm | Joint Media Statement

Business consultants Grant Thornton and production company Libertine Pictures have launched an advisory service for producers seeking to access New Zealand’s new film and television production grants. More >>

Fit to rent? Housing WOF trial results released

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 9:28 am | Joint Media Statement

The results of a rental housing ‘warrant of fitness’ field trial have been released. This is the first step in a collaborative project aimed at making rental housing safer, healthier and more energy efficient. More >>

Auckland, Southern Councils join on Quake Prone Buildings

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 5:12 pm | Joint Media Statement

Auckland and Southern Councils have come together in response to proposed Government changes to earthquake Building rules. Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull have written to the Local Government and Environment Select Committee considering ... More >>

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Tuesday, 22 April 2014, 3:03 pm | Joint Media Statement

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads Tourism New Zealand, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Air New Zealand have joined forces to target Chinese tourists with important road safety messages before they get behind the wheel. A ... More >>



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