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Greater investment in medical workforce needed

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:20 pm | Joint Press Release

The organisations representing both medical students and senior hospital doctors are calling for a greater focus on building a sustainable future medical workforce. More >>

Public Ping Pong Tables for City

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:05 pm | Joint Press Release

Three, temporary concrete ping pong tables will be installed near the Bridge of the Remembrance this coming weekend by Gap Filler as part of their new Diverscity: Community showcase project. The project aims to give migrant communities greater visibility ... More >>

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers

Monday, 5 December 2016, 11:55 am | Joint Press Release

AUCKLAND, 5 December 2016 – Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers. More >>

Little Mix Announce New Zealand Date

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 10:12 pm | Joint Press Release

The world’s biggest girl group, LITTLE MIX, are thrilled to announce that they’re bringing their brand new arena tour to New Zealand in July of next year - The Glory Days Tour 2017. “We can’t believe we are bringing our Glory Days Tour to New ... More >>

New Zealand Wins 2018 ILGA World Conference Bid

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 1:18 pm | Joint Press Release

LGA International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association New Zealand Wins 2018 ILGA World Conference Bid Release Date: Friday, 02 December 2016 [IMMEDIATE RELEASE] More >>

Cheaper weekend bus fares for Christmas!

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:06 pm | Joint Press Release

With fares starting as low as $1, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council are again teaming up and offering Wellington shoppers cheaper weekend bus fares in the lead-up to Christmas. More >>

Conference Endorses Global Solidarity for Standing Rock

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:32 pm | Joint Press Release

Māori and Indigenous National Doctoral Conference Endorses Global Solidarity for Standing Rock Delegates at the National Māori and Indigenous (MAI) Doctoral Conference, being held at Victoria University of Wellington, today voiced their collective support ... More >>

Mainfreight saves the day

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 9:01 pm | Joint Press Release

It took creative thinking, fast action and all hands on deck to make sure Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park made it to Christchurch in time for the first concert on Saturday 26 November. More >>

Ports of Auckland, Lyttelton and KiwiRail join forces

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:30 pm | Joint Press Release

KiwiRail to provide fast, direct freight connections to ports so sea lanes can take the strain, easing pressure on damaged roads. More >>

Tourism Industries Unite in Call to Scrap Holiday Tax Hike

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:41 pm | Joint Press Release

The peak tourism industry groups of Australia and New Zealand have united in slamming the Australian Government’s plan to increase the $1 billion holiday tax – the Passenger Movement Charge – to $60 per person and put the critical Trans-Tasman ... More >>

Update | Telecommunications services restored in Kaikoura

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:59 am | Joint Press Release

Work to restore telecommunications services in Kaikoura has been successful with broadband and IP voice services returning at 11pm last night. This followed Vodafone, Spark and Chorus collaborating to re-route traffic to Wellington and Christchurch ... More >>

Central Otago Pinot Noir takes top spot

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:03 pm | Joint Press Release

Central Otago Pinot Noir takes top spot at 30th Air New Zealand Wine Awards A Central Otago Pinot Noir won the top prize at the 30th Air New Zealand Wine Awards at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre last night. The Lowburn Ferry Home Block Pinot Noir Central ... More >>

Hospitals should not be smoking a giant cigarette

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 4:33 pm | Joint Press Release

Hospitals should not be smoking a giant cigarette Despite New Zealand being a signatory to the new Paris climate agreement, the Ministry of Health is considering the use of coal in Christchurch Hospital’s boiler. OraTaiao, the New Zealand Climate and ... More >>

Region’s Mayors Welcome Independent Dam Report

Friday, 11 November 2016, 12:28 pm | Joint Press Release

The mayors of Tasman and Nelson have welcomed the release of an independent report into the potential financial and economic impacts of not proceeding with the Waimea Community Dam. More >>

Violence Against Women Focus Of Regional Police Training

Friday, 4 November 2016, 10:33 pm | Joint Press Release

SUVA (4 Nov 2016) - Police officers from 11 Pacific countries will gather in Nadi next week for a workshop funded by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) aimed at improving the officers’ skills in dealing with cases of violence against women, helping them ... More >>

Browns Island update – fire contained

Friday, 4 November 2016, 10:22 pm | Joint Press Release

The fire on Browns Island is now contained and fire officers will be standing down over the course of the evening. More >>

A tree for every Kiwi to be planted in 2017

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 12:37 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealanders are being challenged to plant 4.7 million native trees next year – one for every person in the country. This is the first step in an ambitious plan to create a movement where all Kiwis come together to help restore and enhance our ... More >>

Bachelor Swaps Red Rose for a Red Nose

Saturday, 29 October 2016, 8:58 pm | Joint Press Release

Bachelor Swaps Red Rose for a Red Nose! Celebrity couple, Art & Matilda were out at Auckland Airport today but instead of a Red Rose, Art presented Matilda with a Red Nose! Not quite as romantic but she didn’t mind because it was all for a ... More >>

Councils seek regional view on Easter Sunday trading

Friday, 28 October 2016, 1:29 pm | Joint Press Release

The Tasman District and Nelson City councils are seeking community feedback on whether to allow Easter Sunday trading in the region. More >>

Call for Police Vetting Service framework

Friday, 28 October 2016, 9:05 am | Joint Press Release

An independent review of the Police Vetting Service by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) and the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has identified a number of key ways the Service can improve privacy safeguards for individuals and ... More >>



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