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‘Two Countries, One Visa’ – Time to Get Moving

Sunday, 24 April 2016, 8:06 pm | Joint Media Statement

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Saturday, 23 April 2016 ‘Two Countries, One Visa’ – Time to Get Moving on Permanent Trans-Tasman Visa for International Tourists Australia and New Zealand’s peak tourism industry groups are calling for a permanent Trans-Tasman ... More >>

Focus on forages is key to sustainable farm profits

Monday, 11 April 2016, 4:29 pm | Joint Media Statement

Pastoral farming is a huge earner for New Zealand worth over $23 billion in export revenues last year. Forages – the grasses and other plants grazed by farm animals - are a critical part of pastoral farming systems. Industry participants consider ... More >>

US & Russia Statement On Cessation of Hostilities in Syria

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 8:39 am | Joint Media Statement

The United States of America and the Russian Federation, as co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) and seeking to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis with full respect for the fundamental role of the United Nations, are fully ... More >>

The Warehouse and Women’s Refuge launch ‘Elves on Shelves’

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:04 am | Joint Media Statement

The Warehouse and Women’s Refuge launch ‘Elves on Shelves’ to support women and children affected by domestic violence More >>

Marine Precinct funding agreement signed

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 10:51 am | Joint Media Statement

A $5 million agreement providing funding to the Tauranga Marine Precinct was signed yesterday by Tauranga City Council and Bay of Plenty Regional Council. More >>

10 Years of Interest-Free Loans working for women

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 1:51 pm | Joint Media Statement

It has been 10 years since the Clark government took interest-free student loans to the 2005 general election. The milestone has women celebrating the closing gap in repayment times between women and men, which has shrunk from 4 years in 2002 to ... More >>

Disability sector welcomes Productivity Commission report

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 11:48 am | Joint Media Statement

The Government is being urged to move quickly to adopt many of the Productivity Commission’s recommendations for improving the social services system, to deliver better results for disabled New Zealanders. More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants

Monday, 3 August 2015, 11:43 am | Joint Media Statement

The Auckland Museum and NZ Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer two RESEARCH grants for writers who want to utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library in the development of their fiction or non-fiction ... More >>

It’s time for action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 5:01 pm | Joint Media Statement

“It’s time for action on Hepatitis C in New Zealand”– Hepatitis C can be eliminated. More >>

Project tackles invasive weed around Mount Tarawera

Friday, 24 July 2015, 10:49 am | Joint Media Statement

Silver Wattle growing around Mount Tarawera is the focus of a new weed control project aimed at restoring and protecting biodiversity. More >>

Capital Connection to keep running for three more years

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 5:25 pm | Joint Media Statement

KiwiRail announced today that it will keep the Capital Connection running for the next three years following a funding contribution by Horizons Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. More >>

TAIHOA to TPPA - application for urgent Treaty hearing

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 5:15 pm | Joint Media Statement

A group of esteemed Māori leaders and academics, including Dr Papaarangi Reid, Moana Jackson, Rikirangi Gage, Angeline Greensill, Hone Harawira and Moana Maniapoto have filed a claim and application for urgent hearing today in the Waitangi Tribunal. More >>

MediaWorks apologises to John Tamihere

Monday, 22 June 2015, 12:15 pm | Joint Media Statement

MediaWorks has apologised publically and made a confidential settlement with former Labour MP John Tamihere over the ex-talkback host’s departure from RadioLive. (Full agreed apology below). More >>

40, 000 left out of an inclusive education push

Monday, 15 June 2015, 3:51 pm | Joint Media Statement

There are almost 800,000 children in our education system. They are all unique, they are all special, they all learn differently, and they learn together. The Ministry of Education’s 2013-2018 Statement of Intent acknowledges the importance of learning ... More >>

New partnership to provide enhanced pasture management

Friday, 12 June 2015, 10:51 am | Joint Media Statement

Farmer-owned co-operative LIC has entered into a partnership with Precision Farming Ltd, supplier of GIS-based systems that manage the application of farm nutrients to optimise pasture growth including fertiliser and effluent. The two companies have ... More >>

Passion2Profit officially joins Primary Growth Partnership

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 2:20 pm | Joint Media Statement

Deer Industry New Zealand (DINZ) and the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) have announced today that a new Primary Growth Partnership (PGP) programme, Passion2Profit, will officially begin. More >>

Three Districts - one roading contractor

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:52 pm | Joint Media Statement

A collaborative regional approach taken by the Manawatu, Rangitikei, and Horowhenua District Councils to road infrastructure will see significant benefits for the three councils. More >>

Budget tougher for students

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:14 pm | Joint Media Statement

Lowering the annual fee increases for students from 4 percent to 3 percent means universities, polytechnics and wānanga will have less money, say national student and staff unions NZUSA and TEU. More >>

Graham’s Creek flood works progress

Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 2:20 pm | Joint Media Statement

Processing of consents for flood control works at Graham’s Creek in Tairua will proceed on a “non-notified” basis, meaning time savings before the work can go ahead if it is given final consented approval. The announcement comes after applications ... More >>

Waikato students winging their way to Great Walk

Monday, 11 May 2015, 1:17 pm | Joint Media Statement

Waikato students winging their way to Great Walk Pupils at Hamilton’s Hillcrest Normal School will soon be heading outdoors to experience one of New Zealand’s nine Great Walks after winning the Virtual Great Walker competition run by the Department ... More >>



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