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NZ’s aged care sector to gain from cardiovascular reseearch

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:39 am | Joint Press Release

NZ’s aged care sector to gain from new cardiovascular research focus Raising the standard of cardiovascular care in New Zealand’s retirement sector, is the focus of a New Zealand first, joint initiative between Ryman Healthcare, The Heart Foundation ... More >>

Unique evening of games and music to celebrate Puanga

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 11:03 am | Joint Press Release

Puanga, also known as Matāriki and the Aotearoa New Year, is a time to come together, acknowledge those we have lost and share in celebrations. Traditionally it was also a time to retreat into the warm and occupy each other during the cold winter with ... More >>

Support call for UN probe in Philippines

Sunday, 7 July 2019, 11:15 am | Joint Press Release

We, representatives of people's organizations from human rights defenders, peasants, workers, women, Indigenous Peoples, and migrant in the Philippines, calls on the member States of the United Nations (UN) to stand and heed to the demands for establishing ... More >>

Children's sector welcomes human rights commitment

Friday, 5 July 2019, 8:28 am | Joint Press Release

Children’s organisations have today welcomed the Government’s decision to accept the majority of the recommendations affecting children made under New Zealand’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR). More >>

What legacy would you like to leave for future generations?

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 8:34 am | Joint Press Release

Queenstown Lakes District Council, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Otago Regional Council are calling on local residents and visitors to provide feedback on a draft Masterplan for Frankton. More >>

Exploring the health of New Zealand's most northern lakes

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:34 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s most northern iwi, Ngāti Kuri, and researchers led by scientists from GNS Science and the Cawthron Institute, will this week start scientifically sampling some of the country’s most remote lakes north of Kaitaia More >>

Councils Debate Joint Approach to Bus Priority for City

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 2:04 pm | Joint Press Release

Greater Wellington Regional Council and Wellington City Council are working together to bring more bus priority to the city from next year in a bid to make public transport faster for its users. More >>

Dual cropping to increase efficiency in commercial hemp

Monday, 10 June 2019, 10:22 am | Joint Press Release

June 10 2019 – New multi-purpose cropping innovations being developed by Hemp NZ, Carrfields and NZ Yarn are paving the way for highly efficient use of the whole plant – resulting in higher potential returns for growers. More >>

NZDF Supports Training of Customs’ Detector Dogs

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 11:42 am | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is supporting the training of detector dogs, which help New Zealand Customs catch smugglers trying to bring illegal drugs and undeclared cash into the country. More >>

Area school teachers vote to strike on 29 May

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:35 am | Joint Press Release

Teachers in area schools and wharekura have voted overwhelmingly to strike on Wednesday 29 May alongside their primary and secondary colleagues. More >>

Struggling Kiwi family becomes a homeowner through KiwiBuy

Monday, 20 May 2019, 8:14 am | Joint Press Release

Tammy Ngawhika has recently achieved her dream of becoming a homeowner, together with her four children. She attained her goal through Progressive Home Ownership. Progressive Home ownership is one of the KiwiBuy products the Government is being ... More >>

Forest industry says Te Uru Rākau expansion vital

Friday, 17 May 2019, 12:28 pm | Joint Press Release

Forest industry leaders say the pre-Budget announcement by Forestry Minister Shane Jones of additional regional resources for Te Uru Rākau is potentially of great benefit to regional New Zealand. More >>

Major internet providers endorse Christchurch Call to Action

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9:53 am | Joint Press Release

The chief executives of Spark, Vodafone NZ and 2degrees, the three internet companies which took the unprecedented step of temporarily suspending access to web sites hosting the Christchurch gunman’s video, have today given their support to the Christchurch ... More >>

Cawthron and University of Otago inspiring hundreds

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 7:30 pm | Joint Press Release

Cawthron and University of Otago specialist educators inspiring hundreds of budding environmental scientists during ‘real world’ laboratory workshops More than 100 Year 13 biology students from secondary schools in Nelson Tasman and Marlborough ... More >>

The unacceptable death toll behind march to Parliament

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:16 am | Joint Press Release

This is the stark reality of the many thousands of people who are diagnosed with these debilitating, cruel diseases every year. For these people it is not only a matter of how long they will live but also how well they will live. All these New ... More >>

Stop death penalty sentences against convicts in Yemen

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 12:00 pm | Joint Press Release

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, SAM for Rights and Liberties and AFD International warned in a joint statement that the courts of the Houthi group in Yemen will continue to carry out death sentences against political opponents without ... More >>

Health groups to present multiple petitions

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:31 am | Joint Press Release

Health advocacy groups and individuals will present strongly worded petitions to Parliament on 7 May demanding proper funding of medicines. More >>

Iconic Auckland Kauri faces chop after court ruling

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 7:33 pm | Joint Press Release

Iconic Auckland Kauri faces chop after court ruling in multi-year battle Thursday 4 April 2019: Local residents are “gutted” at the Environment Court’s decision, released late yesterday, declining a Permanent Protection Order for the iconic Paturoa ... More >>

Conservation Orgs Resign From Friends of Regional Parks

Monday, 25 March 2019, 7:01 pm | Joint Press Release

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Waitakere Forest & Bird have all this week resigned their group memberships of the Friends of Regional Parks Society (FOR Parks) and will no longer be represented on the FOR Parks committee ... More >>

Advertisers and Agencies calling for immediate changes

Monday, 25 March 2019, 6:59 pm | Joint Press Release

We write to you as representatives of advertisers and advertising agencies in a country which is in mourning and deeply concerned and disappointed with the response from the social media platforms. We are asking for your support and help. More >>



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