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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 >>

Public Ping Pong Tables for City

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:05 pm | Joint Press Release

Three, temporary concrete ping pong tables will be installed near the Bridge of the Remembrance this coming weekend by Gap Filler as part of their new Diverscity: Community showcase project. The project aims to give migrant communities greater visibility ... More >>

Microsoft and Netsafe issue fresh warning about scammers

Monday, 5 December 2016, 11:55 am | Joint Press Release

AUCKLAND, 5 December 2016 – Microsoft New Zealand and Netsafe are today renewing their call for New Zealand internet users to be aware of a fresh wave of scammers who are targeting this country with warnings about fake viruses on their computers. More >>

Little Mix Announce New Zealand Date

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 10:12 pm | Joint Press Release

The world’s biggest girl group, LITTLE MIX, are thrilled to announce that they’re bringing their brand new arena tour to New Zealand in July of next year - The Glory Days Tour 2017. “We can’t believe we are bringing our Glory Days Tour to New ... More >>

New Zealand Wins 2018 ILGA World Conference Bid

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 1:18 pm | Joint Press Release

LGA International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association New Zealand Wins 2018 ILGA World Conference Bid Release Date: Friday, 02 December 2016 [IMMEDIATE RELEASE] More >>

Cheaper weekend bus fares for Christmas!

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:06 pm | Joint Press Release

With fares starting as low as $1, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council are again teaming up and offering Wellington shoppers cheaper weekend bus fares in the lead-up to Christmas. More >>

Conference Endorses Global Solidarity for Standing Rock

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:32 pm | Joint Press Release

Māori and Indigenous National Doctoral Conference Endorses Global Solidarity for Standing Rock Delegates at the National Māori and Indigenous (MAI) Doctoral Conference, being held at Victoria University of Wellington, today voiced their collective support ... More >>

Mainfreight saves the day

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 9:01 pm | Joint Press Release

It took creative thinking, fast action and all hands on deck to make sure Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park made it to Christchurch in time for the first concert on Saturday 26 November. More >>

Ports of Auckland, Lyttelton and KiwiRail join forces

Friday, 18 November 2016, 4:30 pm | Joint Press Release

KiwiRail to provide fast, direct freight connections to ports so sea lanes can take the strain, easing pressure on damaged roads. More >>

Tourism Industries Unite in Call to Scrap Holiday Tax Hike

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:41 pm | Joint Press Release

The peak tourism industry groups of Australia and New Zealand have united in slamming the Australian Government’s plan to increase the $1 billion holiday tax – the Passenger Movement Charge – to $60 per person and put the critical Trans-Tasman ... More >>

Update | Telecommunications services restored in Kaikoura

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:59 am | Joint Press Release

Work to restore telecommunications services in Kaikoura has been successful with broadband and IP voice services returning at 11pm last night. This followed Vodafone, Spark and Chorus collaborating to re-route traffic to Wellington and Christchurch ... More >>

Central Otago Pinot Noir takes top spot

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:03 pm | Joint Press Release

Central Otago Pinot Noir takes top spot at 30th Air New Zealand Wine Awards A Central Otago Pinot Noir won the top prize at the 30th Air New Zealand Wine Awards at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre last night. The Lowburn Ferry Home Block Pinot Noir Central ... More >>

Hospitals should not be smoking a giant cigarette

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 4:33 pm | Joint Press Release

Hospitals should not be smoking a giant cigarette Despite New Zealand being a signatory to the new Paris climate agreement, the Ministry of Health is considering the use of coal in Christchurch Hospital’s boiler. OraTaiao, the New Zealand Climate and ... More >>



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