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Major internet providers endorse Christchurch Call to Action

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 9:53 am | Joint Press Release

The chief executives of Spark, Vodafone NZ and 2degrees, the three internet companies which took the unprecedented step of temporarily suspending access to web sites hosting the Christchurch gunman’s video, have today given their support to the Christchurch ... More >>

Cawthron and University of Otago inspiring hundreds

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 7:30 pm | Joint Press Release

Cawthron and University of Otago specialist educators inspiring hundreds of budding environmental scientists during ‘real world’ laboratory workshops More than 100 Year 13 biology students from secondary schools in Nelson Tasman and Marlborough ... More >>

The unacceptable death toll behind march to Parliament

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:16 am | Joint Press Release

This is the stark reality of the many thousands of people who are diagnosed with these debilitating, cruel diseases every year. For these people it is not only a matter of how long they will live but also how well they will live. All these New ... More >>

Stop death penalty sentences against convicts in Yemen

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 12:00 pm | Joint Press Release

Geneva - The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, SAM for Rights and Liberties and AFD International warned in a joint statement that the courts of the Houthi group in Yemen will continue to carry out death sentences against political opponents without ... More >>

Health groups to present multiple petitions

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:31 am | Joint Press Release

Health advocacy groups and individuals will present strongly worded petitions to Parliament on 7 May demanding proper funding of medicines. More >>

Iconic Auckland Kauri faces chop after court ruling

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 7:33 pm | Joint Press Release

Iconic Auckland Kauri faces chop after court ruling in multi-year battle Thursday 4 April 2019: Local residents are “gutted” at the Environment Court’s decision, released late yesterday, declining a Permanent Protection Order for the iconic Paturoa ... More >>

Conservation Orgs Resign From Friends of Regional Parks

Monday, 25 March 2019, 7:01 pm | Joint Press Release

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Waitakere Forest & Bird have all this week resigned their group memberships of the Friends of Regional Parks Society (FOR Parks) and will no longer be represented on the FOR Parks committee ... More >>

Advertisers and Agencies calling for immediate changes

Monday, 25 March 2019, 6:59 pm | Joint Press Release

We write to you as representatives of advertisers and advertising agencies in a country which is in mourning and deeply concerned and disappointed with the response from the social media platforms. We are asking for your support and help. More >>

‘Human chain of protection’ to safeguard Friday prayers

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 8:56 pm | Joint Press Release

Muslims worshipping at the Kilbirnie Masjid in Wellington this Friday will be shielded by a human chain surrounding the mosque complex during their Jumu’ah prayers. More >>

Message of Condolence

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 7:47 pm | Joint Press Release

As leaders of Abrahamic faith communities we come together to offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to all those who have been victimised and traumatised by this evil attack on our Muslim community in Christchurch. For all of us, every ... More >>

Bumper hihi breeding season on pest-free Tiritiri Matangi

Monday, 11 March 2019, 10:46 pm | Joint Press Release

HCCT / DOC Media Release Monday March 11, 2019 Bumper hihi breeding season on pest-free Tiritiri Matangi A record number of hihi or stitchbird have fledged on pest-free Tiritiri Matangi Island in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park during the latest breeding ... More >>

Transdev and RMTU talks

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 7:52 pm | Joint Press Release

Transdev Auckland and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union are pleased to advise that a provisional settlement has been agreed today. More >>

RMTU and Transdev talks to continue Thursday

Monday, 4 March 2019, 7:21 pm | Joint Press Release

Transdev Auckland and the Rail and Maritime Transport Union have agreed to further talks later this week to avoid possible industrial action. More >>

NZ Film Believed First to Have All-Women Cast And Crew

Sunday, 3 March 2019, 1:46 pm | Joint Press Release

Last year was the 125th year celebrating women's suffrage. We are in a time where gender equality is at the fore. Nevertheless, we still have a film industry known for its alarmingly low statistics for women in any role beyond moviegoer. The driving ... More >>

‘Accelerator’ increases on-the-job training opportunities

Friday, 8 February 2019, 2:35 pm | Joint Press Release

The Warehouse, Ministry of Social Development and Youth Hub launch a digital training environment for young people More >>

Cruise ships protecting seabirds

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:59 pm | Joint Press Release

Bright lights on cruise ships pose a risk to seabirds flying at night in the Hauraki Gulf so the Department of Conservation (DOC) is working with the international cruise industry to help keep the birds safe. More >>

Permit Granted for Lime Scooters in the Hutt Valley

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:53 am | Joint Press Release

Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt Councils have issued a permit to allow e-scooters to operate in locations across the Hutt Valley. More >>

Completion of the West Coast Inshore Fisheries Trawl Survey

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:25 pm | Joint Press Release

An inshore trawl survey commissioned by Fisheries New Zealand and undertaken by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) was completed on Sunday, 2 December. More >>

Working Together for a Better Future

Monday, 3 December 2018, 3:37 pm | Joint Press Release

Packaging NZ and Plastics NZ welcome the report released today by the Sustainable Business Network on New Zealand’s Plastic Packaging System and generally endorse the strategies presented to assist NZ in moving towards a circular plastics packaging ... More >>

Waikato Councils move to Water Alert Level 1 in most areas

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:39 pm | Joint Press Release

Councils move to Water Alert Level 1 in most areas of the wider Waikato Hamilton City, Waikato district, Te Awamutu and Pirongia will move to Water Alert Level 1 tomorrow (1 December). More >>



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