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Exporters urge WTO to fix Appellate Body

Friday, 13 December 2019, 11:06 am | Joint Press Release

Major New Zealand food and beverage exporters are urging World Trade Organisation Members to accelerate efforts to ‘fix’ its trade disputes mechanism which is currently suspended. More >>

Government’s power to order decryption must respect privacy

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 8:28 am | Joint Press Release

The power of government to order users and companies to decrypt encrypted data and devices needs stronger privacy protections and additional safeguards, according to a study published by researchers at the University of Waikato. More >>

Free joint regional bus service announced for students

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:44 pm | Joint Press Release

A free regional bus service for tertiary students will be launched in 2020 across the Bay of Plenty Region. More >>

Rialto Group And Fuzzy Duckling Media Join Forces

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 11:45 am | Joint Press Release

Two New Zealand based entrepreneurial entertainment companies with international reputations - Fuzzy Duckling Media (FDM) and Rialto Entertainment Group (REG) - have joined forces with REG investing in FDM. More >>

Panguru wins new colour coded recycling bins

Friday, 29 November 2019, 12:10 pm | Joint Press Release

Te Kura Taumata o Panguru School has today been awarded a set of colour coded recycling and rubbish bins as winners of a national competition to help communities around Aotearoea combat litter and increase recycling. More >>

MetService secures Al Jazeera as a new weather client

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 9:22 am | Joint Press Release

From January 2020, MetService will be providing weather graphics to Al Jazeera Media Network for their estimated global audience of 566 million households worldwide. More >>

Early childhood teacher negotiations paused

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 9:32 am | Joint Press Release

Early childhood education (ECE) employers and the union representing ECE teachers have hit pause on their collective agreement negotiations, with both parties agreeing current government funding makes it impossible to reach a fair deal for teachers. More >>

Strategic partnership to strengthen provincial real estate

Friday, 15 November 2019, 1:45 pm | Joint Press Release

Strategic partnership to strengthen provincial real estate Farmlands Real Estate and Property Brokers are combining to establish a specialised, nationwide real estate and property management* service with aspirations to lead the provincial realty market. More >>

Kiwi companies recognised for sustainable energy projects

Friday, 15 November 2019, 8:33 am | Joint Press Release

Two New Zealand sustainable energy companies, Infratec and Sunergise, have each won two sustainable energy awards in the past week for solar projects in the Pacific. More >>

Euthanasia vote signals key referendum issues

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 8:52 pm | Joint Press Release

Many MPs are tonight expressing disappointing at the result of tonight’s vote passing the End of Life Choice Bill but already looking ahead to next year’s referendum. More >>

Ambulance unions concern over St John Ambulance funding

Saturday, 9 November 2019, 11:10 am | Joint Press Release

NZAA/AWUNZ, the unions with the majority of ambulance officers in New Zealand, have today expressed their concerns at the delay in releasing short-term funding promised in the May Budget for the St John Ambulance Service. More >>

Religious leaders urge MPs to reconsider euthanasia bill

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 7:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Religious leaders urge MPs to reconsider euthanasia bill Religious leaders from a number of New Zealand’s faith traditions have written a joint letter to members of Parliament expressing their grave concerns about passing the End of Life Choice ... More >>

Calls to ban farm conversions to forestry make no sense

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 6:38 pm | Joint Press Release

Calls to ban farm conversions to forestry ‘make no sense and are dangerously jeopardising fight against climate change’ More >>

Muslim Wellington delighted with new mural

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 12:27 pm | Joint Press Release

A long wall of ornate flowers, unveiled on Wednesday in the heart of Wellington, Te Ngākau Civic Square. Tahir Nawiz, President of the Association that cares for the Kilbirnie mosque, spoke at the unveiling of six months of the collaborative work ... More >>

The System Apocalypse Short Story Anthology Volume 1

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 12:20 pm | Joint Press Release

A collection of tales set during the first year of the System Apocalypse telling stories of intrigue, mystery, and survival in a world filled with aliens, monsters, murder and more. More >>

Julian Assange is the "canary in the coalmine"

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 11:27 am | Joint Press Release

PRESS RELEASE 01/11/2019: Julian Assange is the "canary in the coalmine" Without Free speech there is no "press" and without the press there can be no meaningful democracy. Why is it that it is left to the Spanish to investigate ... More >>

Korean community representatives welcome the SuMRC report

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:12 pm | Joint Press Release

PRESS RELEASE – “Korean community representatives welcome the SuMRC report on Asian suicides in Aotearoa New Zealand and calls on the Government to act” More >>

Holidays Act compliance project

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:15 pm | Joint Press Release

More than 100,000 health workers will have their holiday pay calculations reviewed going back to 2010 with an undertaking that any shortfall will be refunded. More >>

Plugging in to the future of transport

Friday, 4 October 2019, 4:41 pm | Joint Press Release

Two state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging stations will soon be available at the Athol Street carpark in the Queenstown town centre. More >>

Independent Retailers on Electricity Reforms

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:12 pm | Joint Press Release

Independent Retailers Call on the Electricity Authority to Implement the Government Electricity Reforms with Urgency Press Release - for immediate release Independent retailers Ecotricity, energyclubnz, Flick Electric Co., Pulse Energy, Vocus (who ... More >>



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