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Bus Interchange opening postponed

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 2:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Bus Interchange opening postponed Technical issues with the automated system at Christchurch’s new Bus Interchange has meant the operational opening of the facility will be postponed. More >>

MMF Music Managers Awards winners announced

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 12:00 pm | Joint Press Release

The MMF New Zealand, Recorded Music New Zealand, APRA AMCOS, Neuw Denim and the New Zealand Music Commission are proud to announce the winners for the 2015 Music Managers Awards. More >>

Kidspot Au Pair of the Year Award 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:04 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s second Au Pair of the Year award has been announced recognise the contribution that many young travellers are making to the lives of Kiwi families, as well as increase awareness amongst parents au pair childcare, a concept still ... More >>

New Zealand’s first ‘perfect 10’ Homestar house

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 12:22 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s most sustainable and energy efficient house will soon be a reality – and it’s in Tauranga. More >>

Road Safety Week: 7 Strategies to #SaveKidsLives

Friday, 1 May 2015, 1:28 pm | Joint Press Release

Communities across New Zealand will be marching for kids’ safety as part of UN Global Road Safety Week 2015 (4-10 May), to help #SaveKidsLives and prevent children and young people being killed and injured on NZ roads. On average 19 children are ... More >>

Tool launched to improve outcomes for Māori students

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:04 pm | Joint Press Release

Tool launched to improve outcomes for Māori students A self-review tool to help boards of trustees to improve outcomes for Māori students by evaluating and improving cultural responsiveness in their school has just been jointly launched by the Ministry ... More >>

NZ Merino and Landcorp fashion new market for ‘carpet' wool

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 10:40 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand strong wool, renowned for its use in carpets, is set to become world famous for a new use – on people’s feet. Danish footwear firm Glerups has signed a two-year deal with The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) and New Zealand’s largest ... More >>

No Interest Loans now available for low-income families

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:58 am | Joint Press Release

BNZ, Good Shepherd NZ, Ministry of Social Development and The Salvation Army have launched the second stage of their successful Community Finance initiative – the No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS). More >>

The Warehouse And Neighbourly Announce Partnership

Friday, 24 April 2015, 11:22 am | Joint Press Release

The Warehouse and New Zealand’s first free and private neighbourhood website, , have announced a partnership today to support connected and vibrant communities for all New Zealanders. More >>

Views from Parliament on Local Government Reorganisation

Friday, 24 April 2015, 9:09 am | Joint Press Release

Democracy was alive and well in Carterton Events Centre on Wednesday night - 22 April 2015. More >>

Open letter re Tree Protection

Monday, 20 April 2015, 4:28 pm | Joint Press Release

On Thursday 16 April 2015 a public meeting was held in Kelston, West Auckland to discuss the issue of tree protection, following a number of high profile cases where significant trees have been threatened with removal in the city and have caused widespread ... More >>

DOC and New Zealand Fur Council agreement a win-win

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 12:46 pm | Joint Press Release

Greater conservation and economic benefits will follow an agreement signed by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and New Zealand Fur Council (NZFC) today. DOC already works with individuals who wish to hunt and trap on conservation land, but this Memorandum ... More >>

Cawthron Institute joins FoodHQ

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 3:44 pm | Joint Press Release

The country's largest independent science organisation, Cawthron Institute, has become the newest member of New Zealand's food research collaboration, FoodHQ. More >>

Kiwis Encouraged to Sleep Under the Stars At Camp Gallipoli

Monday, 23 March 2015, 9:07 am | Joint Press Release

With only one month to go until the centenary of Anzac Day, Kiwis are being encouraged to join together to commemorate 100 years the since the landing of New Zealand and Australian forces at Anzac Cove in 1915. More >>

Wairarapa and Hutt Valley DHBs to appoint separate CEOs

Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:29 pm | Joint Press Release

Wairarapa and Hutt Valley District Health Boards (DHBs) will appoint separate chief executives to help address the unique health challenges of their regions. More >>

Partnership pays off with wool contract for Danish shoes

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:00 am | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) and Landcorp New Zealand have secured an exclusive deal with Danish footwear firm Glerups to use New Zealand strong wool in its products. The two-year deal will see a total of more than 90 tonnes of strong wool, farmed ... More >>

Churches Urge More Humanitarian Support for Syria and Iraq

Friday, 13 March 2015, 3:08 pm | Joint Press Release

Church leaders, Caritas and Christian World Service are calling for an increase in peace efforts and humanitarian aid from the New Zealand Government and support from the New Zealand public, as the Syrian people face their fifth year of unrelenting ... More >>

44 The Terrace scores ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ rating

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 1:15 pm | Joint Press Release

A 1980s Wellington office building owned by Kiwi Property Group has been awarded a 4.5 star ‘excellent’ NABERSNZ energy rating, reflecting a 10-year focus on energy efficiency. More >>

Forest safety council underway

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 12:22 pm | Joint Press Release

The forest industry has established a safety council to make forests safer places to work. This was a key recommendation of the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel that reviewed forest workplace safety in 2014. The Forest Industry Safety Council ... More >>

Industry Organisations Hail Supreme Court Decision

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 12:36 pm | Joint Press Release

Contractors and sub-contractors have hailed a Supreme Court decision on a liquidator’s powers to claw back payments made by an insolvent company to a contractor, as a victory for common sense. More >>



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