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Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:53 am | Joint Press Release

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. More >>

Completion of the West Coast Inshore Fisheries Trawl Survey

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:25 pm | Joint Press Release

An inshore trawl survey commissioned by Fisheries New Zealand and undertaken by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) was completed on Sunday, 2 December. More >>

Working Together for a Better Future

Monday, 3 December 2018, 3:37 pm | Joint Press Release

Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ welcome the report released today by the Sustainable Business Network on New Zealand’s Plastic Packaging System and generally endorse the strategies presented to assist NZ in moving towards a circular plastics packaging ... More >>

Waikato Councils move to Water Alert Level 1 in most areas

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:39 pm | Joint Press Release

Councils move to Water Alert Level 1 in most areas of the wider Waikato Hamilton City, Waikato district, Te Awamutu and Pirongia will move to Water Alert Level 1 tomorrow (1 December). More >>

Number of serious crashes on state highway unacceptable

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 7:37 pm | Joint Press Release

The high number of serious motor vehicle crashes, some resulting in fatalities, in less than two weeks on State Highway 1 is totally unacceptable to the communities of Kāpiti and Horowhenua, say Mayor of Kāpiti Coast K. Gurunathan and Mayor of ... More >>

Celebrating 60 Years of Surveyors in Antarctica

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 2:43 pm | Joint Press Release

For 60 years New Zealand years surveyors have been continually involved in the Antarctic. This week, Survey and Spatial NZ and the Antarctic Society have joined together for a 60 year celebration running from the first Government Surveying and Geological ... More >>

Three councils give green light to Bonny Glen landfill

Friday, 16 November 2018, 10:19 am | Joint Press Release

Three councils give green light to Bonny Glen landfill to save ratepayers up to $25 million More >>

Systemic racism to blame for Maori health inequality

Friday, 9 November 2018, 2:29 pm | Joint Press Release

Systemic racism is to blame for New Zealand’s glaring ethnic health inequalities, which lead to poorer health outcomes and lower life expectancy for Maori, says Dr Owen Sinclair, a Maori Paediatrician based at Waitakere Hospital whose research focuses ... More >>

Independent Power Retailers Lay Joint Complaint to EA

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 8:10 pm | Joint Press Release

NZ’s Largest Independent Power Retailers Lay Joint Complaint to Electricity Authority, Calling for Urgent Action More >>

A clear vision for New Zealand’s waterways

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 12:06 pm | Joint Press Release

DairyNZ and NZME have launched a national movement called The Vision is Clear – to inspire all Kiwis to get involved with looking after New Zealand’s rivers, streams, lakes and beaches. More >>

New report amplifies voices of Kiwis with digital exclusion

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 10:56 am | Joint Press Release

The Vodafone New Zealand Foundation and InternetNZ today published a research paper, Out of the Maze, to provide a platform for the voices of Kiwis [1] experiencing digital exclusion. More >>

Youth Labour and Young Greens on Conversion Therapy Bill

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 4:17 pm | Joint Press Release

Youth Labour and Young Greens on Prohibition of Conversion Therapy Bill Young Labour and Young Greens welcome the lodgement of a member’s bill to ban conversion therapy in New Zealand. Labour List MP Marja Lubeck today released details of a Bill, which ... More >>

Urgent Action to Address Woeful Lack of Board Diversity

Sunday, 28 October 2018, 7:45 pm | Joint Press Release

Urgent Action to Address Woeful Lack of Board Diversity The Government, fund managers and NZX Ltd need to take urgent action to address stalled progress towards diversity on New Zealand company boards, say Professor Judy McGregor, Economist Shamubeel Eaqub ... More >>

EU renews commitment to Pacific climate and biodiversity

Friday, 26 October 2018, 4:18 pm | Joint Press Release

Noumea, New Caledonia – The Pacific Community (SPC), Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and European Union (EU) have signed a multi-year climate and biodiversity agreement providing funding of some EUR 36 million over four years. Dubbed PROTEGE ... More >>

Conservation Efforts to Preserve Life Below Water

Saturday, 20 October 2018, 11:45 am | Joint Press Release

Suva, Fiji – A new initiative designed to support marine ecotourism and the Sustainable Development Goal 14 was launched today, marking a new era in marine conservation. The South Pacific Tourism Organisation in partnership with Beqa Adventure Divers ... More >>

Framework takes Māori-owned products to the Chinese market

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:29 pm | Joint Press Release

World-first food trust verification framework takes Māori-owned products to the Chinese market More >>

Rejection of drug driving testing a blow for victims

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:26 pm | Joint Press Release

Two organisations that support road crash victims say they’re disappointed a plan to test for drug driving has been scrapped and denied the chance for a public debate. More >>

Healthiest Schools Challenge kicks off

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:24 pm | Joint Press Release

Media release: New Zealand’s Healthiest Schools Challenge kicks off for 2018 with 57,000 plus participants More >>

Parliament to end Sign Language interpretation of questions

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 12:14 pm | Joint Press Release

Parliament will work with Deaf Aotearoa to make more of Parliament accessible to the widest possible section of the Deaf community. New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) interpretation of oral questions will cease, to allow better use of limited NZSL ... More >>

Cradle to Cradle® partnership

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 9:52 am | Joint Press Release

Cradle to Cradle® partnership to facilitate step change for creativity and innovation in Australasia Wellington / Hamburg: 28 September 2018 More >>



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