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South Taranaki Iwi Celebrating Court Of Appeal Decision To Stop Seabed Mining

Friday, 3 April 2020, 3:27 pm | Joint Press Release

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Ruanui and Te Kaahui o Rauru are celebrating the decision of the Court of Appeal, announced today, to stop Trans-Tasman Resources plans for risky seabed mining off the South Taranaki Bight. The Court of Appeal found that there ... More >>

COVID-19 Community Testing Network Expands In Auckland, With Five Additional Centres

Monday, 30 March 2020, 4:07 pm | Joint Press Release

Five additional COVID-19 testing centres are now up-and-running across metro Auckland, ensuring even better community-based access to swabbing for those who meet the clinical criteria. In addition to the five urban clinics and two rural clinics opened a week ... More >>

Rushed Vaping Bill During Covid-19, Grossly Unfair

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 4:11 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand vaping representatives have joined forces to condemn the Government continuing with its plan to rush legislation through Parliament to regulate vaping despite the Covid-19 lockdown. The Vaping Trade Association of New Zealand (VTANZ), ... More >>

What? No More Beach Walks Or Bear Hunts?

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 3:39 pm | Joint Press Release

Charlotte Hardy, MSc in Biology (Ecology) Rosalie Liddle Crawford, NZCS (Paramedical), Cert.Med.Microbiology, Spec.Immunohaematology. Two members of Tauranga’s science community are taking a stand today against heading to the beach or participating ... More >>

We All Need To Do Our Bit - BusinessNZ & CTU Call On Kiwi Workplaces To Do Our Best

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:35 pm | Joint Press Release

The Council of Trade Unions and BusinessNZ are calling on all Kiwi businesses to do the right thing and do everything possible they can to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus and simultaneously maintain jobs as best we can through this very ... More >>

Resources Available To Help Patients Move To Using Telehealth

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:23 pm | Joint Press Release

NZ Telehealth Resources Centre and Health Navigator NZ have today released online information to help people begin to use telehealth more to access health services, ie, secure email, phone, text, video and patient portals. NZ Telehealth Leadership ... More >>

Horowhenua And Kāpiti District Councils Move To Protect Communities From COVID-19

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 5:26 pm | Joint Press Release

Horowhenua District Council and Kāpiti Coast District Council are joining other councils around the country in closing its community centres and swimming pools following the government’s announcement that New Zealand is at Alert Level 2. Closures in ... More >>

Racing Industry Taking Steps In The Face Of COVID-19 Threat

Friday, 20 March 2020, 2:58 pm | Joint Press Release

Leaders of New Zealand’s racing industry are working closely together to combat the threat posed to the sector from COVID-19. More >>

Councils Commit To Working Together On Regulating Forestry In Wairoa District

Monday, 16 March 2020, 12:13 pm | Joint Press Release

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and Wairoa District Council have committed to working together on managing the growth in the planting and harvest of forestry in the Wairoa District. The two councils met recently to discuss the sustainable development ... More >>

Mayors Commit To A Greater Regional Approach

Friday, 13 March 2020, 3:45 pm | Joint Press Release

Manawatū-Whanganui Mayors and Chief Executives are taking a regional approach to challenges and opportunities facing the area. All Mayors, most Deputy Mayors and Chief Executives across the Horizons region spent two days discussing and workshopping ... More >>

Vector Has Teamed Up With Spark To Help Modernise The Way Kiwis’ Energy Is Monitored

Monday, 2 March 2020, 12:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Spark has today been named a key connectivity partner for Vector as the energy company moves to modernise the way energy consumption is measured in Kiwi homes and businesses. The deal will see a significant number of Vector’s New Zealand-based advanced meters ... More >>

Alternative Jewish Voices Oppose Wellington City Council’s Controversial Definition Of Anti-Semitism

Monday, 24 February 2020, 8:48 pm | Joint Press Release

A group of Wellington Jews (named below) are in the process of forming a collective to provide alternatives to the current narrow range of voices that speak publicly in the name of the Jewish community. We believe it is important for us to speak out ... More >>

No Friend But The Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison Slated For Film Production In 2021

Sunday, 23 February 2020, 11:54 am | Joint Press Release

BEHROUZ BOOCHANI’S ACCLAIMED BOOK NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS: WRITING FROM MANUS PRISON SLATED FOR FILM PRODUCTION IN 2021 Sweetshop & Green, Aurora Films and Hoodlum Entertainment have entered into a partnership to develop and produce ... More >>

Mayors Welcome Northland Regional Council Support

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 4:26 pm | Joint Press Release

The Mayors of Far North, Whangarei and Kaipara have welcomed support from the Northland Regional Council for the Kia Kaha Northland campaign calling for central government to boost the Northland economy by funding the region’s Big Five infrastructure ... More >>

NZ Govt Acts As Advocate For Fishing Industry At International Meeting

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 9:43 am | Joint Press Release

Press release from Deepsea Conservation Coalition New Zealand members: ECO, Greenpeace, Forest & Bird, Legasea, Our Seas Our Future, WWF - New Zealand More >>

Takeaway Throwaways Campaign Launches To Tackle New Zealand’s Waste Crisis

Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 12:01 pm | Joint Press Release

Zero waste campaigners are petitioning the Government to take a more active stance in tackling Aotearoa New Zealand’s waste crisis, with a comprehensive ban on single-use disposable plastic food and drink serviceware, and a phasing in of accessible, reusable ... More >>

$231,219 Raised For Surf Life Saving New Zealand Through BP’s Every Litre Counts Campaign

Monday, 17 February 2020, 12:27 pm | Joint Press Release

BP announced today that $231,219 has been raised for Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ), thanks to the support of thousands of New Zealanders. The amount was raised between 20 January and 16 February by Kiwis fuelling up at BP retail sites across ... More >>

ACC And Tainui Group Holdings Partner To Create New Home For ACC In The Waikato

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 2:26 pm | Joint Press Release

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) today announced they have signed an agreement to develop a prime central Hamilton site as the new home for ACC in the city. ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering says the ... More >>

Community climate change discussions step up in Dunedin

Monday, 3 February 2020, 11:30 am | Joint Press Release

Dunedin (3 February 2020) – The Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council are starting a new, larger phase of community discussions about the effects of climate change in South Dunedin. More >>

Northland Must Speak with One Voice On Infrastructure

Monday, 3 February 2020, 8:44 am | Joint Press Release

Major infrastructure decisions to be made over the next four months by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will determine Northland’s economic prosperity for the next hundred years, the Mayors of the Far North, Whangarei ... More >>



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