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Watershed release for NZ cruise sector

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 5:22 pm | Joint Press Release

New government statistics about New Zealand cruise visitors will reaffirm the size and importance of the cruise sector, the New Zealand Cruise Association says. Today’s release from Stats NZ and the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment provides ... More >>

MOU brings improved efficiency to environmental management

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:27 pm | Joint Press Release

Protecting the quality of Ruapehu’s air, land and water just got a boost with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Ruapehu District Council (RDC) and Horizons Regional Council. Under the MOU Ruapehu compliance officers are ... More >>

Extra concerts for Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons tour

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 1:25 pm | Joint Press Release

Greg Johnson & Mel Parsons have added two more concerts to meet demand for their NZ tour next month. Howick and a second Devonport show are additions to the 13-date itinerary. Don't miss two of our finest songwriters together when they hit a town ... More >>

IBM Announces Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Paymments

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:27 pm | Joint Press Release

TORONTO – 16 Oct 2017 : SIBOS: IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced a new blockchain banking solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost ... More >>

Aust Government Embarrassed by ‘Our’ Nobel Peace Prize?

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:29 pm | Joint Press Release

Council for Peace with Justice and Sydney Peace Foundation AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT EMBARRASSED BY ‘OUR’ NOBEL PEACE PRIZE? Australia should be proud of our association with the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize but so far Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign ... More >>

Stephen McCurdy debuts two decades of paintings in Metanoia

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:28 pm | Joint Press Release

Award-winning New Zealand composer & producer Stephen McCurdy debuts two decades of paintings in Metanoia. More >>

Blackeye Partners with NZVRARA

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 8:14 pm | Joint Press Release

The NZVRARA (The New Zealand VR/AR Association Inc.) and Wellington-based Blackeye VR Limited have announced a strategic partnership between the two entities to jointly promote the fast-growing New Zealand VR/AR sector and accelerate adoption of virtual ... More >>

Hamilton ECE Wins Gold in the Best Design Awards

Monday, 9 October 2017, 3:15 pm | Joint Press Release

A Hamilton early childhood centre has won a gold medal in a prestigious national design awards at the weekend. More >>

Final link in Waterview Shared Path opens

Friday, 6 October 2017, 1:36 pm | Joint Press Release

Final link in Waterview Shared Path opens The final stage of the Waterview Shared Path, one of Auckland’s biggest shared paths, has been officially opened this morning. It links the Northwestern and Southwestern Cycleways, creating a seamless connection ... More >>

Environmental groups welcome marine protection announcement

Friday, 6 October 2017, 12:24 pm | Joint Press Release

Kermadec Campaign Partners WWF-New Zealand, Forest & Bird and The Pew Charitable Trusts welcomed the Niue government’s announcement today that it plans to create a large marine protected area covering 40% of its exclusive economic zone, and called ... More >>

New Zealanders Leave for Passchendaele Centenary

Monday, 2 October 2017, 7:42 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealanders Leave for Passchendaele Centenary The centenary of one of the greatest tragedies of World War One will be commemorated by hundreds of New Zealanders and Australians early this month (October). One of New Zealand’s foremost war historians, ... More >>

Pathways to a Resilient Pacific: Our Island Journey Ahead

Sunday, 1 October 2017, 2:06 pm | Joint Press Release

SUVA, 1 OCTOBER 2017 – For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importance of Pacific resilience for our survival is paramount. More >>

Increased forest harvests is not the way forward for EU

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 1:22 pm | Joint Press Release

Today, Swedish NGOs write an open letter to the EU Environmental Council to express their concern regarding the proposed LULUCF regulation which they say risks having detrimental and long-term effects on both climate and biodiversity. The proposal, ... More >>

Africa takes action to advance landscape restoration goals

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 1:20 pm | Joint Press Release

This week, representatives from 24 countries across Africa reaffirmed the continent’s commitment to bringing degraded landscapes and livelihoods back to life. At a meeting in Niger, partners of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) ... More >>

Hair and beauty’s Industry Awards

Friday, 29 September 2017, 7:57 pm | Joint Press Release

Industry Awards 2017: Meet hair and beauty’s business and training superstars 29 September 2017 More >>

Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc

Friday, 29 September 2017, 5:37 pm | Joint Press Release

Seeing is Believing: Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc and Destruction PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Canadian company Nautilus is busy showing off its seabed mining machinery to a small select group of people from New Ireland and East ... More >>

Heroes versus villains: Buildings and climate change

Friday, 29 September 2017, 4:28 pm | Joint Press Release

Heroes versus villains: Buildings and climate change Do you go to work in a heroic building designed to combat greenhouse gas emissions? Given buildings account for over a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions this isn’t an idle question. ... More >>

Christmas Treats Packed for NZDF Members Serving Overseas

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:13 pm | Joint Press Release

Christmas Treats Packed for NZDF Members Serving Overseas There was no snow, no elves or Santa. However, an empty hall across from Trentham Military Camp may as well have been Santa’s workshop as about 40 volunteers, including schoolchildren, packed ... More >>

Report highlights opportunities for Pacific learner success

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:03 am | Joint Press Release

A highly-anticipated report on the success of Pacific learners in the workplace is being launched at the Pacific Tertiary Education Forum in Auckland today. More >>

Committee to hear submissions on regional development

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:29 pm | Joint Press Release

27 September 2017 Committee to hear submissions on regional development With less than a week to go until the consultation period closes on the Southland Regional Development Agency (SRDA) proposal, Southland Mayoral Forum chair and Gore District ... More >>



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