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Invasive legume plants targeted in joint approach

Friday, 10 October 2014, 3:52 pm | Joint Media Statement

Eight organisations have signed up to a project to protect the Desert Road landscape from the adverse effects of three invasive legume plants. A memorandum of understanding became fully operative last week. It’s been signed by the Department of Conservation, ... More >>

Joint statement from Russel Norman and Colin Craig

Friday, 10 October 2014, 2:55 pm | Joint Media Statement

Green Party co-leader Russel Norman and Conservative Party leader Colin Craig have agreed to resolve their dispute about Dr Norman’s comments about Mr Craig at the Big Gay Out earlier this year. More >>

Prisons expert Ron Nikkel to speak in Auckland October 15

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:02 pm | Joint Media Statement

Prison Fellowship NZ and JustSpeak have the privilege of hosting the former president of Prison Fellowship International, Ron Nikkel. More >>

Joint Emergency Management Role for CODC & QLDC

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:29 am | Joint Media Statement

Neighbouring councils Queenstown Lakes District and Central Otago District have joined forces to appoint a joint Emergency Management Officer for the first time. “We both had vacancies at the same time so it made sense to use this opportunity to create ... More >>

Leadership programme developed for dairying women

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 1:34 pm | Joint Media Statement

A pilot programme to develop the skills and confidence of dairy women to influence and lead positive change in their businesses and communities begins in November. More >>

Partnership will strengthen Māori innovation and capability

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:19 pm | Joint Media Statement

A memorandum of understanding was signed in Whanganui on Thursday September 24 2014, between The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Ngā Hononga Marae (Charitable) Trust. More >>

New Medical Ward For Gisborne Hospital

Friday, 12 September 2014, 1:07 pm | Joint Media Statement

A new Medical Day Ward, used for cancer treatment, will be built at Gisborne Hospital next year East Coast MP Anne Tolley announced today. The announcement signals a new era of treatment for cancer and other medical conditions for Tairawhiti people. More >>

Tavendale And Partners + Cooney Silva Evatt

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:31 am | Joint Media Statement

Two of Canterbury’s pre-eminent law firms today announced their merger. Tavendale and Partners and Ashburton-based Cooney Silva Evatt will join forces from 1 October. More >>

Agreement means big changes for NZ’s growing heath Sector

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:06 am | Joint Media Statement

Joint media release – The Public Service Assocation; The Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota; Healthcare of New Zealand Ltd; Access Homehealth; Home and Community Health Association More >>

Public health experts call for an inquiry on conflicts

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 12:21 pm | Joint Media Statement

A group of 33 senior population health researchers and practitioners have made public a letter they sent to the Prime Minister last week calling for an investigation into the apparent serious conflicts of interest on the Board of the Health Promotion Agency. More >>

Aucklanders more at risk of alcohol-related harms

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 9:24 am | Joint Media Statement

A ‘Snapshot’ of alcohol-related harm in Auckland reveals that Aucklanders are more likely than other New Zealanders to drink heavily, have alcohol-related crashes and be hospitalised with alcohol-related problems. More >>

United Bay working for the future

Friday, 29 August 2014, 4:30 pm | Joint Media Statement

The collective authorities of the Bay of Plenty have agreed on a united way forward to best contribute to the long term prosperity and well-being of the region and its communities. At today’s Bay of Plenty Local Government 2013-16 Triennial Agreement ... More >>

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 >>



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