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Farmside And Vodafone Celebrate Wins At Broadband Awards

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 2:49 pm | Joint Press Release

Farmside awarded Best Rural Service Provider for second year running while Vodafone’s Digital Innovation Lead walks away with Emerging Leader in Digital Technology award at 2020 Broadband Compare Awards Rural broadband specialists, Farmside , and parent ... More >>

Register Now For HazMobile Collection

Monday, 19 October 2020, 2:34 pm | Joint Press Release

After being cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions in March this year, the annual HazMobile event is back on again on November 15. The combined Hastings/Napier HazMobile collection is a free annual service provided by the two councils for householders ... More >>

Gamers Unite For Charity Gaming Marathon

Monday, 12 October 2020, 1:49 pm | Joint Press Release

It's not every day that playing a video game could literally change someone's life but that is what the Gaming for Charity campaign is hoping to do. Over the months of October and November, gamers will come together for a gaming marathon to support ... More >>

NEC And JNCTN Partnership Brings Together The Worlds Of Biometrics And Digital Credentials

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 10:04 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand based tech company JNCTN is strengthening its position as a trusted provider of digital credential management solutions, with the signing of a new partnership with global technology giant NEC New Zealand today. This follows NEC recognising ... More >>

HELL And Burger Fuel Battle It Out In Eat Fighter

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 8:49 am | Joint Press Release

After 20 years the gloves are off for two of New Zealand’s most well-known brands. HELL and BurgerFuel are going head-to-head in ‘Eat Fighter – Battle of the Brands’, a nod to nostalgic arcade gaming of the mid-90s. Each brand will use a hero ingredient ... More >>

NZFSG And Kepa Partner For Adviser Powerhouse

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 11:07 am | Joint Press Release

Agreement aimed at enhancing member access to mortgage and life insurance offerings, advanced technology and business management and compliance systems. NZFSG and Kepa – New Zealand’s leading providers of financial advice support services – today ... More >>

Access Community Health And Heartland Bank Join Forces To Enable Ageing Kiwis To Keep Independence

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 1:40 pm | Joint Press Release

A new initiative between Access Community Health and Heartland Bank has launched today, designed to enable New Zealand’s ageing population to remain living independently and comfortably in their own homes and communities for longer. More >>

New Zealand’s Deep Tech Sector Gets Massive Boost As Icehouse Ventures & LevelTwo Join Forces

Monday, 28 September 2020, 2:44 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s deep tech sector is getting a massive boost thanks to a new partnership between Icehouse Ventures and LevelTwo that will see $10 million of funding, more laboratory workspaces and new incubator programmes available for startups pushing ... More >>

Polishing The Jewel In The Tourism Crown

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 12:48 pm | Joint Press Release

Tourism businesses in Rotorua have created a joint initiative to attract domestic tourists to help combat the enormous impacts of COVID-19 travel restrictions. Mana Newton is Chief Executive of Tauhara North No.2 Trust Group which owns Tamaki Māori ... More >>

The Cannabis Legalisation And Control Bill

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 9:48 am | Joint Press Release

A joint statement by the national leaders of most New Zealand church denominations We urge the people of Aotearoa New Zealand to vote very cautiously in the two Referendums, because both decisions carry the risk of inflicting serious long-term damage on our ... More >>

Labour’s Workplace Relations And Safety Policy Shows Strength Of NZ Unions

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 10:50 am | Joint Press Release

Published on the behalf of the Labour Party Union Affiliates The Labour Party Union Affiliates are celebrating today’s release of the party’s 2020 workplace relations policy, which reflects the hard work of the wider labour movement. Highlights of ... More >>

Cochlear Implant Providers Welcome Funding Increase Pledge

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 11:02 am | Joint Press Release

New Zealand’s two providers of cochlear implant services today cautiously welcomed the National Party pledge that, if elected, it will increase the number of adult cochlear implants from 40 to 100 per year. Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) ... More >>

Scientists Release ‘Blueprint’ To Save Critical Ecosystems And Stabilize The Earth’s Climate

Monday, 14 September 2020, 10:17 am | Joint Press Release

A group of scientists and experts produced the first comprehensive global-scale analysis of terrestrial areas essential for biodiversity and climate resilience, totaling 50.4% of the Earth's land. The report was published in Science Advances ... More >>

Human Rights Activists Call On New Zealand Government To Prevent Humanitarian Disaster In Gaza

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 4:17 pm | Joint Press Release

While Aotearoa New Zealand has been patiently managing the long tail of our second COVID-19 outbreak, the occupied Gaza Strip first identified community transmission of COVID-19 on August 24. Today there are more than 1200 cases in its crowded cities ... More >>

Council Bureaucrats Block Rail Workers Input To Working Group

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 11:28 am | Joint Press Release

The Chair of Dunedin Holdings Limited (DHL) has refused to allow union representation on an important stakeholder group on the future of Dunedin Railways Limited (DRL). The RMTU wrote to DRL on 1 September requesting membership of the Council’s reference ... More >>

“No Wrong Door” To Deal With Election And Referendum Complaints

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 10:11 am | Joint Press Release

Advertising Standards Authority, Broadcasting Standards Authority, NZ Media Council and Electoral Commission offer “no wrong door” to deal with election and referendum complaints In the lead up to the 17 October 2020 General Election and referendums, ... More >>

Two Mental Health Advocates Collaborate To Create Eating Disorders Recovery App

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 3:06 pm | Joint Press Release

Co-Founder of the Mental Health Charity Voices of Hope , Genevieve Mora and Founder of The Kite Program, Hannah Hardy Jones have come together to create a one of a kind program, delivered via an app, to support people through recovery from an Eating ... More >>

Kiwi Medicinal Cannabis Pioneers Agree To Work Together

Monday, 17 August 2020, 12:04 pm | Joint Press Release

New Zealand medicinal cannabis sector leaders, Kāriki Pharma and Puro have signed a landmark agreement to work together to produce some of the world’s best medicinal cannabis products. Puro are a Marlborough based medical cannabis grower, with growing ... More >>

Lockdown bird experiences captured beautifully in Tasman art

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 2:01 pm | Joint Press Release

Tasman artists John Jepson of Kanuka Glen Art, and Bec Brown of Clouds of Colour have combined their artistic talents to mark a point in New Zealand’s collective social history by creating a unique reflection and celebration of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Iwi Partnership’s Go Bus Sale Concludes

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 1:49 pm | Joint Press Release

The sale of passenger transport company Go Bus from a Ngāi Tahu and Waikato-Tainui partnership to Melbourne-based industry operator Kinetic has completed today. Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Tainui Group Holdings announced their decision to sell Go Bus in ... More >>