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Fresh air zones popping up

Monday, 11 January 2016, 10:41 am | Joint Press Release

Fresh air zones are popping up all over Napier and Hastings, after the two councils passed a joint Smokefree Policy in November More >>

Joint Initiative to Secure Water Conservation Order

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:23 pm | Joint Press Release

Iwi, environment and recreational organisations have joined forces to protect Hawkes Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers with a Water Conservation Order – giving it National Park-type protection. More >>

Spark and AUT join forces in world-leading innovation

Monday, 21 December 2015, 9:44 am | Joint Press Release

An LED t-shirt operated by bluetooth was created in 2015 by a Colab student More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:43 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Society of Authors and Auckland War Memorial Museum are delighted to announce the recipients of the NZSA Auckland Museum National and Auckland Regional Grants. The National Grant goes to Paolo Rotondo. Paolo is a screenwriter, playwright, ... More >>

Youth groups receive grants for environmental projects

Friday, 18 December 2015, 2:16 pm | Joint Press Release

Apia, 18 December - Today two environmental youth organisations, the Youth Climate Action Network and the Tokelau National Youth Group, have received grants from the UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP) to implement climate ... More >>

Law Firm Recognised for Keeping Families Safe

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 2:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Ebborn Law has been recognised by a group of 40 organisations - who support people who live with family violence - for the contribution it made to the sector in 2015. The award, presented by the Ministry of Social Development’s Canterbury Regional ... More >>

Focus on migrants’ contribution to economy

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:10 am | Joint Press Release

Successfully attracting and retaining skilled migrants to the Western Bay of Plenty sub-region is a focus of a new partnership between Tauranga City Council (TCC), Western Bay of Plenty District Council (WBoP), Priority One1, and Immigration New Zealand ... More >>

Popular Cathedral Cove shuttle returns for 2015/16 summer

Friday, 11 December 2015, 11:31 am | Joint Press Release

The popular Cathedral Cove park and ride shuttle will be operating again over the busy 2015/16 summer holiday season. Waikato Regional Council and Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) have joined with the Mercury Bay Community Board to again ... More >>

Councils to Investigate Sharing Services

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:33 am | Joint Press Release

Over the next few months the chief executives from Otago’s local authorities will seek the support of their elected members for an investigation of opportunities for efficiency. As part of the Local Government Act reforms, all councils are now required ... More >>

More special housing areas for Wellington

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 9:59 am | Joint Press Release

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown today announced three new Special Housing Areas across Wellington. More >>

Cross-appointment to the New Zealand Commerce Commission

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 12:41 pm | Joint Press Release

Hon Paul Goldsmith Hon Scott Morrison Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia More >>

Government and Salvation Army providing more social housing

Monday, 7 December 2015, 1:06 pm | Joint Press Release

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett and Salvation Army Territorial Commander Commissioner Robert Donaldson have announced the Government and The Salvation Army will work together to provide more social housing for vulnerable Aucklanders. More >>

Nelson Street Cycleway opened to the public for first time

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 10:28 am | Joint Press Release

Auckland’s newest and highly anticipated piece of cycling infrastructure, the Nelson Street Cycleway, is now open to the public for the first time after a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this morning. More >>

Torpedo7 partners with Hillary Outdoors

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 10:23 am | Joint Press Release

Hillary Outdoors announced this week it has partnered with outdoor adventure gear specialist retailer, Torpedo7. More >>

Resumption of Antarctic whaling breaks international law

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 2:08 pm | Joint Press Release

(Sydney, 1st December 2015) As Japan’s whaling fleet leaves port today, heading to kill hundreds of whales in the Antarctic, a panel of international legal experts has found Japan's new so-called ‘scientific’ whaling program breaks international ... More >>

ASB and St John release toy ambulance

Friday, 27 November 2015, 3:33 pm | Joint Press Release

New yellow toy ambulances are ready to roll out the door for a good cause from ASB branches nationwide, from Monday November 16 2015. More >>

Built Environment support for People's Climate March

Friday, 27 November 2015, 1:53 pm | Joint Press Release

The impact of climate change will be of enormous significance for our built environment and how we live in the future. More >>

How now, New Zealand cow?

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:12 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand's five million milking cows are doing a great job of efficiently producing milk, according to the latest 2014-15 dairy statistics http://www.dairyatwork.co.nz/industry/dairy-industry-statistics/ > released today. More >>

Muslims stand alongside victims of terrorism

Saturday, 14 November 2015, 7:58 pm | Joint Press Release

The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand issued a joint statement tonight with the NZ Human Rights Commission in the wake of recent terrorist attacks in France and Lebanon. More >>

A boost for transport connections in Otahuhu

Friday, 13 November 2015, 1:19 pm | Joint Press Release

Auckland Transport and NZ Transport Agency 13 November 2015 A boost for transport connections in Otahuhu Work is beginning today on a major upgrade of Otahuhu Station to make it easy to connect between high frequency buses and trains. Transport Minister ... More >>

 

 

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