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Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 2:14 pm | Joint Press Release

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower SKYCITY’s Sky Tower in Auckland will be lit up in white on Monday evening Nov 25th at 10pm, on the eve of White Ribbon Day. The anti-domestic violence network SAFTINET (Safer Auckland Families Through ... More >>

Bridge funding approved by TCDC

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 11:50 am | Joint Press Release

Thames-Coromandel District Council has approved an extra $300,000 to extend the bridge on the Manaia Rd causeway which will be an important element of flood mitigation work at Graham’s Creek in Tairua. More >>

Icebreaker Merino Announces Partnership with Antarctica NZ

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:43 am | Joint Press Release

Icebreaker, the world’s leading New Zealand merino wool outdoor apparel company, is proud to announce a partnership with Antarctica New Zealand, the Crown Entity responsible for developing, managing and executing New Zealand Government activities ... More >>

Singer Anna Coddington supports cosmetics animal testing ban

Monday, 17 November 2014, 1:34 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand singer-songwriter Anna Coddington is the latest Kiwi star to join the #BeCrueltyFree campaign for a ban on testing cosmetics on animals. Untold thousands of animals globally suffer in eye and skin irritation and other poisoning tests for ... More >>

Red meat sector welcomes conclusion of Korea FTA

Saturday, 15 November 2014, 5:49 pm | Joint Press Release

Red meat sector welcomes conclusion of Korea FTA The recently-concluded free trade agreement (FTA) with Korea will provide a major boost for New Zealand’s red meat exports there, according to the chairmen of Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the ... More >>

Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:03 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Book Council and Booktrack have teamed up with top Kiwi author Brian Falkner to pilot a new initiative for young authors to create soundtracks to e-books in the classroom. More >>

Anticipating and Leading Market Disruption workshop

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:59 am | Joint Press Release

Callaghan Innovation has announced there will be one more Innovation Skills workshop this year! Due to participant demand it will host a two-day workshop with best-selling author, speaker and international disruption guru Tony Seba from 25-26 November. More >>

Kaipatiki Residents Get Short Changed … Again

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:28 am | Joint Press Release

This has been an expensive week to live in the North Shore! Kaipatiki Local Board members Lorene Pigg, John Gillon, and Dr. Grant Gillon are deeply concerned around the affordability of the crippling rates increase combined with the proposed motorway ... More >>

Study finds influenza viruses put more people in hospital

Monday, 10 November 2014, 10:35 am | Joint Press Release

Preliminary findings from the third year of a multi-million dollar five-year international flu study reveal high numbers of people were hospitalised with severe acute respiratory illness (SARI) caused by influenza viruses. More >>

Rehabilitated tuatara released at ZEALANDIA

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:06 am | Joint Press Release

An injured tuatara found outside ZEALANDIA’s fence by a local resident has been released back into the sanctuary, after spending 7 months being rehabilitated at Wellington Zoo’s The Nest Te Kōhanga. More >>

Roast Busters protestors unlock due to medical condition

Friday, 7 November 2014, 9:33 am | Joint Press Release

After 6 hours locked on to the front of the Auckland Central Police Headquarters, protestors have made a decision to end today's action due to a serious medical condition. More >>

Roast Busters protesters lock themselves to Police HQ

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 12:22 pm | Joint Press Release

As a direct response to news that the Roast Busters group will not be prosecuted, three young women have locked themselves to the front of Auckland Central Police Headquarters. More >>

Consumer and HOED NZ team up!

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 10:54 am | Joint Press Release

HOED Mystery Shopping NZ is delighted to announce a new partnership with Consumer NZ. Consumer NZ has introduced a Consumer Trusted programme which will be rolled out across the country. More >>

Tourism operators delighted SH6 re-opening 24/7

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 9:50 am | Joint Press Release

Tourism operators delighted SH6 re-opening 24/7 Tourism operators say the re-opening of SH6 to overnight traffic between the West Coast and Wanaka is an early Christmas present, at the start of what is looking like an extremely busy summer season. The ... More >>

New pastures may be future weed threat

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 10:04 am | Joint Press Release

Breeding new fast-growing grass varieties that produce more seeds and are resistant to drought, pests, grazing and disease may inadvertently be creating the next generation of invasive weeds, warns an international team of researchers. More >>

Trans-Tasman Partnership to improve equestrian events

Monday, 3 November 2014, 10:27 am | Joint Press Release

A new trans-Tasman business partnership between New Zealand and Australia’s top two equestrian event organisers has been announced to take the sporting attractions to a new international level. More >>

Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:36 pm | Joint Press Release

Japan's Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand's fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company's plans for faster global expansion and access ... More >>

Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity, Nov 1

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:51 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Kurdish Community will march in solidarity with Kurdistan as part of the “GLOBAL RALLY AGAINST ISIS – FOR KOBANÊ – FOR HUMANITY” on 1 November 2014, 2pm. More >>

Wellington institutions look to enhance digital economy

Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:37 pm | Joint Press Release

Three Wellington tertiary providers are working with industry to develop a joint Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Graduate School that addresses the specific needs of the region. Earlier this year the Government announced it was investing ... More >>

Palmerston North Girls' High School - Company of the Year

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 5:04 pm | Joint Press Release

Jesh Designs has been named as the Manawatu/Whanganui Young Enterprise Company of the Year, and will travel to Wellington to compete in the national final for The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme. More >>



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