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NZ Aid workers launch joint appeal for South Sudan famine

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 2:40 pm | Joint Press Release

NZ Aid workers launch joint appeal for South Sudan famine New Zealand’s major aid agencies are uniting in an urgent plea for public donations to support their collective effort to prevent a humanitarian calamity in South Sudan and neighbouring ... More >>

Savvy advocate named NZ Communicator of the Year

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 11:59 am | Joint Press Release

MEDIA RELEASE BlacklandPR and Massey University School of Communication 19 February 2017 Savvy advocate named NZ Communicator of the Year Former Police Association President and Labour Party election candidate Greg O’Connor has been named winner of the ... More >>

Development can only be led by the private sector

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 1:30 pm | Joint Press Release

Ban Ki-moon: “Social and economic development can only be led by the private sector” The 11th edition of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) concludes at the Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya BRUSSELS, Belgium, February 17, 2017/ ... More >>

Cyanobacteria sighted in Tomahawk lagoon

Friday, 17 February 2017, 4:45 pm | Joint Press Release

Potentially toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) has been collected from the Tomahawk lagoon in Dunedin, prompting a warning from the Otago Regional Council for people to avoid contact with the waters of the lagoon in the meantime and keep dogs away ... More >>

Aged Care inquiry arrives in Levin

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:39 am | Joint Press Release

16 January 2017 Aged Care inquiry arrives in Levin Grey Power, Labour, and the Greens continue their joint investigation in Levin tomorrow into how elderly New Zealanders are being cared for, says Labour’s spokesperson on Health Annette King. “It’s ... More >>

Church Leaders Concern About Deportation of Indian Students

Monday, 13 February 2017, 10:30 am | Joint Press Release

As leaders in our 3 Churches we wish to publicly state our concern about the proposed deportation of several students from India for falsification of their visa papers. We do not believe they intended to deceive the NZ government in this way. More >>

Leadership changes at Clemenger BBDO and Proximity

Friday, 10 February 2017, 10:53 pm | Joint Press Release

Leadership changes at Clemenger BBDO and Proximity Wellington It was announced today that Livia Esterhazy will leave Clemenger BBDO and Proximity Wellington in the coming months. Livia has been with the agency for the past two years presiding over a period ... More >>

Investigation into aged care starts tomorrow

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 3:01 pm | Joint Press Release

Labour and the Green Party are joining with Grey Power to investigate the state of aged care in New Zealand, and will be touring the country to hear from patients, professionals and families over the next two months. “All New Zealanders deserve ... More >>

Voyage to the bottom of the sea

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 2:48 pm | Joint Press Release

Sydney, Australia – 9 February 2017 – Southern Cross Cables and EGS will go to sea at the end of February to begin surveying the seafloor from Clovelly to Los Angeles for the US$350 million Southern Cross NEXT undersea cable project, which ... More >>

Former Roadies Lead the Way on Opening Day of Pioneer

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:31 pm | Joint Press Release

Former Roadies Lead the Way on Opening Day of Pioneer The 2017 Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race got underway in spectacular fashion at Christchurch Adventure Park today, with the 338 riders enjoying the thrill of single track riding in the event’s ... More >>

Funding boost for local Auckland Rugby League facilities

Saturday, 4 February 2017, 8:26 pm | Joint Press Release

Funding boost for local Auckland Rugby League facilities Rugby league players and fans across Auckland are set to receive a welcome funding boost, with a memorandum ofunderstanding (MOU) agreed on to provide seed funding of NZ$2 million to improve ... More >>

Waite returns home for NZPGA and New Zealand Open

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 1:27 pm | Joint Press Release

Kiwi PGA Professional, Grant Waite has been lured home to play in the LawnMaster Horizon Golf NZPGA Championship and the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in March. More >>

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Ngāti Paoa renew peace pact

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 10:49 pm | Joint Press Release

MEDIA STATEMENT On behalf of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust and Ngati Pāoa Iwi Trust 21 January 2017 Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Ngāti Paoa renew peace pact Auckland iwi Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Ngāti Paoa will today agreed to work together to ... More >>

Whakatāne to get trainee doctors

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 2:26 pm | Joint Press Release

The first fifth year medical students in a new Regional-Rural Programme will soon be working at Whakatāne Hospital and in local GP rooms. More >>

New Zealand’s Sportfunder announce partnership with Pozible

Saturday, 24 December 2016, 5:09 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s Sportfunder announce partnership with Pozible, Australia’s largest and most successful crowdfunding platform Kiwi-based crowd funding platform Sportfunder is partnering with one of Australia’s largest crowdfunding sites, Pozible, to extend ... More >>

NZ climate groups plan to disrupt major oil summit

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 10:53 am | Joint Press Release

Thursday, December 22: Groups campaigning on climate change, fracking, oil and gas drilling and social justice from across Aotearoa have announced plans to disrupt the New Zealand Petroleum Conference in March next year. More >>

Taranaki Councils to Consult on Easter Trading

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 2:20 pm | Joint Press Release

Taranaki Councils to Consult on Easter Trading Taranaki’s three district Councils have all agreed to consult with their communities early in 2017 about whether they want shops open on Easter Sunday. All three Councils made the decision this week ... More >>

Sprinkler restrictions now in place

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:29 am | Joint Press Release

After a spate of warm weather, Hamilton, Waikato and Waipa are now all on Water Alert Level 1. More >>

Premature baby girls shorter as adults: study

Sunday, 11 December 2016, 7:51 pm | Joint Press Release

Baby girls born very premature could be almost three times more likely to grow into very short adults than female babies born at term, according to a new international study. The study, by researchers from the Liggins Institute at the University of ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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