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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 > 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 >>

Plans to make trans-Tasman border clearance easier

Friday, 6 November 2015, 1:23 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand Customs and the Australian Border Force signed a Statement of Intent in Canberra today to support supply chain security and enhance trade facilitation between the two countries. More >>

Student Scientists Tackle Mauri Restoration

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 4:26 pm | Joint Press Release

Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate students, in collaboration with AUT University, have a dream to restore the Mauri to the Ngati Otara Creek. As one of six projects funded under the Participatory Science Platform- South Auckland Pilot, the students and ... More >>

Local govt leaders in constructive talks with Commission

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 12:16 pm | Joint Press Release

Hawke’s Bay local government leaders, including Regional Council Chair Fenton Wilson and Mayors Bill Dalton, Lawrence Yule, Peter Butler and Craig Little met on Monday with Local Government Commission Chair Sir Wira Gardiner. More >>

Opposition to rodeos mounts as season begins

Friday, 23 October 2015, 10:10 am | Joint Press Release

On the eve of the New Zealand rodeo season, which begins this Saturday, SPCA New Zealand, SAFE, and Farmwatch are calling for an outright ban on rodeos in New Zealand. More >>

‘Time to Grow a Spine’: Students challenge leaders

Monday, 19 October 2015, 3:46 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations and Auckland University Students' Association (AUSA) Students gathered today for what they call the start of their ‘fightback’ over the increasing cost of tertiary education, as the University ... More >>

Council set netting decision slammed as dangerous

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 4:31 pm | Joint Press Release

Albany Ward councillors John Watson and Wayne Walker have labelled the Auckland Council’s Regulatory and Bylaws committee decision today to open up Arkles Bay to set netting for 6 months of the year as ‘irresponsible” and ‘dangerous’. More >>

Samsung Springboard Finalists Announced

Monday, 5 October 2015, 3:36 pm | Joint Press Release

8 Kiwi tech companies have been selected as finalists, with a shot at $30,000 prize money and global networking opportunities AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Monday, 5th October 2015 – Samsung Springboard is off to a flying start, with The Icehouse and Samsung ... More >>

Metlifecare pay deal praised by Unions

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:10 am | Joint Press Release

A new collective agreement at Metlifecare is being hailed by staff as setting a new standard for pay and conditions in the aged care sector. More >>

How humanity can create a sustainable future

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:19 pm | Joint Press Release

In the age of the Anthropocence – the epoch when humanity has irrevocably altered the planet, can societies use their ability to change the planet for the good? Can economics drive positive change for the climate? Can justice systems ensure that ... More >>

A new union to fight for the future of work

Monday, 10 August 2015, 10:29 am | Joint Press Release

Members of two of the biggest private sector unions in New Zealand have voted in favour of a merger. More >>

Second Trelise Cooper fashion show for hospice fundraiser

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4:26 pm | Joint Press Release

Dame Trelise Cooper has agreed to hold a second fashion show in Wanaka in response to huge demand for tickets to the special fundraising event. The New Zealand fashion identity is staging the inaugural Theatre of Fashion show in Wanaka as a fundraiser ... More >>

Tourism industry unites to oppose Travel Tax

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 11:22 am | Joint Press Release

The Government must rethink its new Travel Tax because it is bad policy which will harm New Zealand’s economy, a coalition of tourism, travel and aviation organisations says. More >>

Historical Medical Cannabis Policy Briefing

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:50 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Drug Foundation in conjunction with United in Compassion New Zealand call upon United Patients Group to contribute to a first-of-its-kind collaboration between US and international experts to further explore cannabis as a possible therapeutic ... More >>

Local Government Wants More Investment in Its Communities

Monday, 20 July 2015, 10:39 am | Joint Press Release

A report, based on the findings of a recent survey, identifies what Mayors and Chairs of local authorities think are the major issues facing their communities. More >>

DCC and NZ Police on upcoming View Street event.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 5:35 pm | Joint Press Release

Over the past few days, the Dunedin City Council and Dunedin Police have received a number of calls regarding an event planned at a View St address which has caused some concern amongst nearby residents. More >>



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