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Who is fuel poor and why?

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:40 am | Joint Press Release

A scholarship to study fuel poverty in New Zealand has been awarded to an Otago University student. Fatima McKague has been awarded the Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research, worth $25,000 per annum for up to three years, to ... More >>

The Christmas gift of freedom for Heart Kids on Warfarin

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 12:53 pm | Joint Press Release

The NZ Toy Distributors Association recently made a significant donation of 20 CoaguChek kits to the Paediatric Cardiology ward (ward 23b) at Starship Hospital, through their new partnership with Heart Kids New Zealand. More >>

Microsoft Ventures to support Lightning Lab again in 2015

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 10:17 am | Joint Press Release

Microsoft Ventures is once again partnering with New Zealand’s leading startup accelerator, Lightning Lab, to provide local entrepreneurs with mentorship, support and access to top technical and business talent in 2015. More >>

The Tasman Sea got a little smaller this morning

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 12:12 pm | Joint Press Release

“Our hearts and minds are with the people of Sydney: the Tasman Sea got a little smaller this morning,” said Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy. More >>

More seats on Mercury Bay’s Summer Shuttle

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:21 am | Joint Press Release

There’ll be more seats on this year’s Summer Shuttle bus service to get keen holidaymakers to their favourite Mercury Bay beach during the busy holiday season. More >>

Integrated laboratory services will improve patient care

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 10:10 am | Joint Press Release

The boards of Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast District Health Boards (DHBs) have voted to have an integrated hospital and community laboratory service across the Greater Wellington Region. More >>

Trust awards $204,000 to 34 Waikato students

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:35 pm | Joint Press Release

Scholarships worth $6000 each have been awarded to 34 Waikato secondary school students embarking on a science or teaching degree at the University of Waikato or Wintec. More >>

Short-list for Earthquake Memorial designs

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 12:47 pm | Joint Press Release

Six design concepts have been short-listed for the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial and will be further developed before going on show for the public to have their say early next year. More >>

Napier to Host Major National Cycling Event

Monday, 8 December 2014, 11:46 am | Joint Press Release

BikeNZ has announced that Napier has won the rights to hold the Elite & U23 Road National Cycling Championships for three years from 2016. BikeNZ Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Matheson said, “a thorough and transparent process was undertaken ... More >>

Quality Win from Johnstone at Puhinui

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:58 am | Joint Press Release

A quality performance from Matangi’s Clarke Johnstone on his horse Balmoral Sensation saw him finish with no additions to his personal best dressage score of 39 and be crowned Honda NZ CCI*** champion. More >>

Gaualofa Arrives in New Zealand

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:32 am | Joint Press Release

Gaualofa has arrived in New Zealand shores but missed out of this morning's wero and official Maori welcome ceremonies and tamataora. Still the Samoa Consul Faolotoi Reupena Pogi, Aiga Folau o Samoa President Leilua Ame Sene and key representatives ... More >>

Heads in the Sand in Response to Govt Climate Policies

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:23 am | Joint Press Release

One hundred Wellingtonians braved the weather today to make a statement about the climate. They literally put their heads in the sand at Oriental Bay as a mass visual response to the Government's inaction on climate change and to its ongoing threats ... More >>

Wellington students to mark 1914 Christmas Truce

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:56 pm | Joint Press Release

A special schools’ football tournament will be held at the ASB Centre on December 10 to commemorate the famous “Christmas Football Truce” match of Christmas Day 1914. More >>

Rural health’s premier conference takes a bold new approach

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:37 pm | Joint Press Release

In a tripartite-style approach, the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) and the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) in association with the New Zealand Rural Hospital Network (NZRHN) will host the country’s premier rural ... More >>

Light on weight but heavy on performance

Friday, 5 December 2014, 10:54 am | Joint Press Release

Gardeners celebrate! The struggle to lift heavy bags of potting mix in and out of the car is now a thing of the past. Daltons have released an innovative new product called Easy Lift Potting Mix that has been designed especially for those who need ... More >>

Waikato secures role in World Masters Games 2017

Friday, 5 December 2014, 10:31 am | Joint Press Release

Waikato secures role in World Masters Games 2017 A joint bid by three Waikato councils has secured the region a major role in the prestigious World Masters Games in 2017. Hamilton City Council, Waipa District Council and Waikato Regional Council have joined ... More >>

Orsini VIP Marquee at BMW Polo Open 2015

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:21 pm | Joint Press Release

Orsini Fine Jewellery and the BMW Polo Open 2015 have teamed up to provide an exclusive area at the BMW Polo Open named the Orsini VIP Marquee. “We are excited to announce the BMW Polo Open will provide an exclusive area for guests in the Orsini VIP Marquee. More >>

Volunteering Groups celebrate International Volunteer Day

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:18 pm | Joint Press Release

Every year, more than one million New Zealanders volunteer here and overseas, in their own communities and in countries facing hardship and poverty. Their goal is to work with those who wish to improve their lives, and the lives of others, in some ... More >>

Former Pulse Captain Gets Assistant Coach Role

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 11:21 am | Joint Press Release

Netball Central Zone is delighted to announce the appointment of former Pulse and Samoa captain Frances Solia as the new Central Pulse Assistant Coach. Pulse Head Coach Robyn Broughton is delighted to have someone who is both young and local. More >>

Accenture to Acquire Reactive Media

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 1:18 pm | Joint Press Release

Accenture to Acquire Reactive Media Pty Ltd to Expand Capabilities in Digital Design, Marketing, and Strategy in Australia and New Zealand Acquisition further bolsters Accenture’s growing portfolio of digital marketing services MELBOURNE, Australia ... More >>



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