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Facts about shellfish benefits

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:35 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s iconic Greenshell™ mussels (GSM) are world-famous for their delicious taste, but now a clinical trial is about to get underway that will provide facts about the key active components in the shellfish. Cawthron Institute, Christchurch ... More >>

Birth Certificate changes welcomed

Friday, 10 August 2018, 4:45 pm | Joint Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today’s announced changes to the process for amending gender markers on birth certifciates are welcomed by takatāpui, trans and non-binary people. More >>

First provincial fully electric bus to be in Palmerston Nth

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 3:40 pm | Joint Press Release

Thanks to funding from round four of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) Low Emissions Vehicles Contestable Fund, a fully electric bus will soon be servicing high density bus routes in Palmerston North. More >>

The Awareness Party Joins Social Credit

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:09 am | Joint Press Release

Awareness Party leader Lisa Er and the party’s key personnel have joined Social Credit, and recommended to their members that they do likewise. More >>

Apple and stonefruit group launch legal action

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 6:22 pm | Joint Press Release

Apple and stonefruit group launch legal action to overturn MPI directive to cut and burn plant material Flawed decision making may kill New Zealand innovation and set industry back 10-15 years A group of five industry members have joined together ... More >>

Ministry and NZEI enter mediation

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 12:47 pm | Joint Press Release

The Ministry of Education and NZEI Te Riu Roa have agreed to enter into mediation today over primary teacher negations for their collective agreement. More >>

Empowering Pacific Media to share our Ocean stories

Monday, 30 July 2018, 4:39 pm | Joint Press Release

Empowering Pacific Media to share our Ocean stories 30 July, 2018 “Our Pacific Ocean, Our Stories” an Ocean Toolkit for Pacific Media was launched in Suva, Fiji this month recognising the role of the media in empowering informed Pacific conversations ... More >>

Specialist Plastic Surgeons from across the globe gather

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:31 pm | Joint Press Release

Specialist Plastic Surgeons from across the globe gather in the name of patient safety The Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons (NZAPS) will, for the first time, be jointly ... More >>

Insights into why dairies sell tobacco

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:17 am | Joint Press Release

A recent survey by the Cancer Society and Canterbury District Health Board of 62 dairies and convenience stores in Christchurch provides new insight into how important tobacco is perceived to be to their business, and whether they would be prepared ... More >>

New, interactive game series teaches skills

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 8:45 am | Joint Press Release

Auckland, 26 July 2018 - The Ministry of Social Development, Joy Business Academy (JBA), Xero and BNZ today announced the launch of The Tycoon Game series, which consists of Restaurant Tycoon and Tech Tycoon. More >>

New Breast Cancer Partnership Projects Announced

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 12:14 pm | Joint Press Release

The Health Research Council of New Zealand, Breast Cancer Cure and Breast Cancer Foundation NZ are pleased to announce that funding has been offered to four recipients through the Breast Cancer Research in New Zealand initiative. This fifth call for ... More >>

Call for BYO containers at delis

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 3:21 pm | Joint Press Release

Hannah Blumhardt and Liam Prince of The Rubbish Trip; Rachel Benefield, founder of Plastic Free Kāpiti; Wellington-based waste advocacy group Waste-ed; and Kristy Lorson, the owner of zero waste business EarthSavvy and the founder of the 19,000 ... More >>

Young Greens & Young Labour Conversion Therapy Petition

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 9:46 am | Joint Press Release

The practice of Conversion Therapy harms the mental health of LGBTTQIA+ people in Aotearoa and should be outlawed. More >>

Otago and Southland Regional Transport Plans mid-term update

Friday, 13 July 2018, 3:59 pm | Joint Press Release

The Otago and Southland Regional Transport Committees (RTC) have recently completed their mid-term update of the 2015-2021 Regional Land Transport Plans (RLTPs) which set a vision of transport in the future. The combined plans also outline how the ... More >>

Iwi Fundamentally Opposed to Seabed Mining Activity

Friday, 13 July 2018, 2:07 pm | Joint Press Release

Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust and Te Kāhui o Taranaki Trust are fundamentally opposed to seabed mining activities within their tribal rohe. More >>

Vanuatu opens two Provincial Emergency Operation Centres

Friday, 6 July 2018, 4:11 pm | Joint Press Release

Port Villa, Vanuatu- This week, Vanuatu Prime Minister Hon, Charlot Tabimasmas officially opened two Provincial Emergency Operations Centres (PEOC’s) in Malampa and in Sanma. The PEOC’s were funded by the EU through the Building Safety and Resilience in ... More >>

Local Songstress Shares Skills with Next Generation

Thursday, 5 July 2018, 4:07 pm | Joint Press Release

A Dunedin mentorship programme for young musicians will this year be headed by local songwriter Nadia Reid. In recent years Reid has become one of New Zealand’s most evocative and profound young songwriters, and this year she will take a break from ... More >>

Northland Inc and NorthTec sign agreement to work together

Monday, 2 July 2018, 4:19 pm | Joint Press Release

A Northland School of Business and Talent Management Office supporting work experience opportunities and employment outcomes are just two of the initiatives Northland Inc and NorthTec will work on under a bilateral agreement signed yesterday (subs: Wednesday ... More >>

Report Provides Zero Carbon Solution

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 1:14 pm | Joint Press Release

A report to the Productivity Commission is recommending “bold action” to eliminate tillage or ploughing within the next five to 10 years and replace it with low disturbance no-tillage. More >>

Protest/Sit-in @ Great Barrier Island... Day Two

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:58 pm | Joint Press Release

Outside the Department of Conservation headquarters at Okiwi on Aotea-Great Barrier Island members of Society for the Protection of Aotea Community and Ecology, Aotea Poison Free and Mana Whenua have set up camp in protest over the coming Aerial Poison ... More >>



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