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Tracks to Reopen after Stability Assessment near Albert Town

Friday, 12 December 2014, 10:57 am | Joint Media Statement

Sections of two walking and cycling tracks along the Clutha River at Albert Town, just upstream of the SH6 bridge, have been reopened today. More >>

Ministry and NZEI agreement

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 1:29 pm | Joint Media Statement

The Ministry of Education has reached agreement with the NZEI on joint working parties that will look at ways to further raise student achievement. Terms of Reference for the process have been agreed between the Ministry and NZEI and can be found at http://www.education.govt.nz/ministry-of-education/specific-initiatives/investing-in-educational-success/working-with-the-education-sector/#NZEI ... More >>

Te Papa And Auckland Museum Welcome Return of Te Pahi Medal

Monday, 8 December 2014, 5:18 pm | Joint Media Statement

A ceremony to mark the return to New Zealand of the Te Pahi silver medal was held at Auckland War Memorial Museum on Saturday (6 December), before it goes on public display on 17 December. More >>

Joint statement regarding ANZTPA

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:27 pm | Joint Media Statement

Joint statement by Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Health for Australia, and Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health for New Zealand, regarding ANZTPA More >>

Changes to Treble Cone & Cardrona’s Joint Lift Passes

Monday, 17 November 2014, 1:33 pm | Joint Media Statement

Following a review of the way in which skiers and snowboarders have purchased and consumed our multi ski area products, Treble Cone and Cardrona will be replacing the OnePassNZ suite of products introduced in 2012, with a more streamlined Flexi ... More >>

Proposed rates cap will hurt Taranaki communities

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 5:16 pm | Joint Media Statement

The New Plymouth District Council Staff Association, and the unions representing New Plymouth District Council staff, the Public Service Association (PSA) and the EPMU, say a proposed cap on rates will only hurt residents by reducing services and ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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