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Alliance between universities benefits land-based industries

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:28 pm | Joint Press Release

A new agreement signed in July between Lincoln University and Open Polytechnic will give domestic and international students increased access to agriculture, horticulture and environment qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level. More >>

Mangere College students take stance on family violence

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:00 pm | Joint Press Release

The students of south Auckland high school, Mangere College, became the first in the country today to implement the ‘It’s not OK’ campaign throughout the school in an effort to help prevent family violence occurring in its local community. More >>

Stop Israeli State Terror – Rally on 26th July, Aotea Square

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:10 am | Joint Press Release

The humanitarian crisis in Gaza is getting much worse and the world is marching in unprecedented numbers. New Zealanders spoke out strongly last Saturday with a march of 5,000 people in Auckland (see picture below) – the biggest march ever in New ... More >>

Tough-pop reigns at The Wine Cellar, August 2nd

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:44 am | Joint Press Release

Two of our favourite bands – Golden Curtain and The Roulettes – will be joined by newcomers Fazerdaze at Auckland’s Wine Cellar on Saturday August 2nd – and for one of them, despite their impressive pedigree, it will be their first ever Auckland ... More >>

Stop Israeli War Crime in Gaza! Asia-Pacific joint statement

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 4:29 pm | Joint Press Release

In the past week, Israeli military forces have escalated their offensive on the Gaza Strip. Israeli warplanes have increasingly targeted houses, civilian-populated areas and civilian facilities in the Gaza strip. Israeli warplanes have destroyed a number ... More >>

Standing with Israel Peace Rally - Midland Park, Wellington

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:37 am | Joint Press Release

We are a group of fair-minded New Zealanders who maintain that: 1. It is the Israeli governments right and responsibility to defend her citizens. 2. Israel did not want this war, nor did they initiate this war; they were forced into it by the unceasing ... More >>

DIGITAL NATIONZ + Gizmos, Gadgets & Technology Show Join

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:22 pm | Joint Press Release

DIGITAL NATIONZ is not only returning for another year but has joined forces with the Gizmos, Gadgets and Technology Show, a new digital lifestyle expo, which was originally due to launch in 2015 and has been modelled on Las Vegas’s Consumer ... More >>

Fair Digital Deals Declaration for Artists – IMNZ Endorsed

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:04 pm | Joint Press Release

The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the organisation that represents the interests of the global independent music community, has announced a major new initiative, ‘The Fair Digital Deals Declaration,’ which will be launched with a Worldwide ... More >>

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Return to New Zealand

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 1:22 pm | Joint Press Release

Billions, Daptone Records and Whitepaper are delighted to announce Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings will be gracing New Zealand once again for one show in Auckland this September. More >>

Pacific Edge e-commerce site for bladder cancer testing

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:18 am | Joint Press Release

Cancer diagnostic developer and service provider Pacific Edge is set to launch an e-commerce platform later this month to make its Cxbladder technology available to all New Zealanders from the convenience of their home. More >>

Child Health Information Programme: no child left behind

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 11:08 am | Joint Press Release

A new Midlands Health Network regional programme to prevent children getting lost in the health system and missing out on important health services has been welcomed by Health Minister Tony Ryall. More >>

Education Trust and Northtec: Māori and Pasifika Training

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 2:39 pm | Joint Press Release

Te Matarau Education Trust, a new Tai Tokerau Hapu-Iwi collective made up of Te Uri o Hau, Ngātiwai, Ngati Hau, Ngati Hine, Ngati Rangi and Te Aupouri, has teamed up with NorthTec to provide trades training for Maori and Pasifika learners. More >>

Scientist’s Dire Warning about Destruction of Soil

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:49 am | Joint Press Release

An international soil scientist is calling on the government to focus attention on the most important issue facing the world, soil quality. Dr John Baker says, while the issues of global warming and water and air quality are frequently debated, soil ... More >>

A sweet treat to help those who can’t remember

Monday, 30 June 2014, 12:40 pm | Joint Press Release

Through the month of July, more than 300,000 individual lamingtons will be baked and iced in sunny Nelson and then shipped around the country to fundraise for the Annual Alzheimers New Zealand Appeal. More >>

Wellington Housing Accord proposal to facilitate growth

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:45 pm | Joint Press Release

A Wellington Housing Accord has been proposed between the Government and council to facilitate increased supply of housing in the capital, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Celia Wade-Brown announced today. More >>

Kiwi Chefs Claim Trifecta over Aussie Rivals

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:01 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s best chefs have secured their bragging rights at the 2014 NZCA Gourmet Pacific Challenge. The Kiwi culinary team were the team to beat and didn’t disappoint, taking the honours at last night’s prize giving and successfully defending their ... More >>

Applications open for oral health community service grants

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:31 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand dental professionals are encouraged to apply for one of 12 Community Service Grants designed to help improve the access to oral care services and education for New Zealand and Pacific’s at risk communities. More >>

Hundreds of Animals’ Lives Saved By Kindness of Strangers

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 10:54 am | Joint Press Release

A group of Dunedin vegans and animal lovers, who have also been joined by another group from Invercargill, have been steadily saving the lives of hundreds of egg laying hens which would otherwise have been killed, by finding loving ‘forever homes’ ... More >>

Auckland Hosts Australasian Long-Term Conditions Conference

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 1:56 pm | Joint Press Release

The Long-Term Conditions Clinical Network and The Health Navigator Charitable Trust will host the second international conference championing new models of care for people and communities with long term conditions. More >>

Online Tool to Reduce Button Battery Injury Risk

Monday, 16 June 2014, 12:33 pm | Joint Press Release

Safekids Aotearoa, Energizer, Ministry of Health and Trading Standards (a unit of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) announced today an online tool to help emergency medical staff diagnose and treat children suspected of button battery ... More >>

 

 

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