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Waikato University in partnership with CTC Aviation

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:38 am | Joint Press Release

The University of Waikato and the Hamilton Airport-based pilot training company CTC Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work on the development of joint programmes in aviation. More >>

Missing Mineral

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 9:47 am | Joint Press Release

A major mineral is missing in many soils and most soil tests do not even monitor its presence. This mineral can increase stress resistance, boost photosynthesis and chlorophyll content, improve drought resistance, salt tolerance, soil fertility and ... More >>

1931 Earthquake Survivors event this weekend

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 12:21 pm | Joint Press Release

This Sunday, 1 February, survivors of the 1931 Hawke’s Bay earthquake will meet again over afternoon tea. This event is an established part of the 1931 Earthquake commemoration calendar after being generously initiated by volunteers about 15 years ... More >>

Canadian reseller helps NZ business software reach markets

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:16 am | Joint Press Release

Technology consultancy Theta announced today that it has entered into a reseller alliance agreement with Toronto-based Project X for the promotion, sales and support of its Six Degrees enterprise planning software in Canada and the United States. More >>

Warts and all expose of Taranaki’s oil and gas

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 10:35 am | Joint Press Release

Taranaki’s relationship with oil and gas will be examined at an Environmental and Conservation Organisations of Aotearoa New Zealand (ECO) gathering this weekend. More >>

Camp Gallipoli and RSA Commemorative ANZAC Day Event

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 9:54 am | Joint Press Release

The Camp Gallipoli Foundation is delighted to have formed a partnership with the Returned and Services' Association (RSA) as part of the Anzac Day centenary commemorations. More >>

Transgender advocates march in support of Leelah Alcorn

Saturday, 10 January 2015, 7:23 pm | Joint Press Release

Approximately 50 transgender advocates and allies marched up Queen Street to Aotea Square earlier today, in memory of Leelah Alcorn, a 17 year old trans woman who took her life late last year. More >>

Te Matau a Māui Environmental Restoration

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:37 pm | Joint Press Release

A major partnership of local and national agencies will see more than $6 million invested in conservation in Hawke’s Bay over the next 5 years. The ‘Te Matau a Māui’ project will be a win-win for both farmers and those working to protect ... More >>

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 >>



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