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NZ’s best hair and beauty apprentices, businesses and stylists announced

Monday, 13 November 2023, 5:47 pm | The PR Company

The winners of the annual 2023 awards for the hair, beauty and barbering industries, The Industry Awards, have been announced. There was an unprecedented number of entries this year with over 500 applications across the 23 awards, which are split into three ... More >>

Construction Industry Groups Frustrated By Government Delays: Wood’s Office Offers No Explanation

Sunday, 11 June 2023, 8:35 pm | The PR Company

Construction industry bosses are becoming increasingly frustrated over government delays in finalising health and safety regulations covering staff who work in their sectors. The complaints centre around the Plant, Structures and Hazardous Work regulations, ... More >>

First-ever Podiatrist To Get Queen’s Birthday Honour

Monday, 7 June 2021, 5:42 am | The PR Company

Auckland woman Caron Orelowitz has become the first-ever podiatrist in New Zealand to be recognised on this year’s Queen's Birthday Honours List. Orelowitz, who lives in Mt Albert, has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her massive ... More >>

Fund the generations of tomorrow, today

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 3:08 pm | The PR Company

Just as this government wants to radically change the education system, so, too, must it consider a major restructuring of the way health services are provided, particularly those by District Health Boards. More >>

New Zealand needs more EVs and smart grids

Monday, 15 May 2017, 3:32 pm | The PR Company

The New Zealand Government could significantly reduce its carbon footprint and improve public health outcomes simply by ensuring its own vehicle fleet is electric, an international expert suggests. Andres Carvallo, also known internationally as The Godfather of ... More >>

IT companies join forces to enhance growth

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:53 pm | The PR Company

Innovative Wellington based IT companies, Black Pearl Mail and McDonalds IT, have joined forces to grow their services to NZ and international businesses. More >>

Voon’s designer onesie raises funds for Wellington Free

Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:44 am | The PR Company

Wellington designer, Sophie Voon is getting on board to help raise funds for Wellington Free Ambulance this Onesie Day, 11 September, by creating a one off designer onesie for auction. More >>

New Kiwi buy, sell and swap website launched

Monday, 17 August 2015, 9:32 am | The PR Company

A new Kiwi-owned website has been launched to rival Trade Me. More >>

NZ quantity surveyors join global coalition

Friday, 17 July 2015, 1:34 pm | The PR Company

NZ quantity surveyors join global coalition to unify construction measurement standards The New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS) has joined a new global movement established to create international standards in construction measurement. The International ... More >>

Busy winter ahead for Wellington Free Ambulance

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 1:37 pm | The PR Company

Busy winter ahead for Wellington Free Ambulance With Wellington’s winter in full force this week, Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics are being kept busy as the bleak conditions boost ambulance call-outs. Wellington Free Ambulance service delivery ... More >>

Teamwork key to local dentists’ awards success

Friday, 3 July 2015, 1:10 pm | The PR Company

Wellington dental practice, Simply Dental, say excellent teamwork is the reason they are a finalist in this year’s Wellington Gold Awards. More >>

Reinstating family court counselling to help violence issues

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:21 am | The PR Company

A reinstatement of family court counselling could help mitigate the harrowing family violence statistics in the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse report released on Tuesday. More >>

Sharing raw patient information presents potential risks

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:54 am | The PR Company

Relying on unmoderated, raw patient health information acquired from health providers’ practice management systems may present serious and unintended risks for both health practitioners and their patients, says the chief executive of MedicAlert® Foundation ... More >>

Apiculture industry unification to go ahead

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 4:04 pm | The PR Company

National Beekeepers Association president, Ricki Leahy, said today’s AGM had voted overwhelmingly to progress unification. More >>

MedicAlert® CEO challenges DHB’s attitude

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 2:50 pm | The PR Company

The husband of Eunice Richardson who died after her MedicAlert Medical ID was ignored by health professionals, has said he saw a report that stated the DHB do not rate Medical IDs very highly and they think doctors over report on it. More >>

Counsellors concerned about lack of specialist services

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 4:31 pm | The PR Company

The New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) wants specialist couples and family counselling services established to replace Relationships Aotearoa. More >>

Prime Minister to attend launch of new ambulance

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:24 pm | The PR Company

Prime Minister John Key will attend the launch of the newest ambulance for Wellington Free Ambulance at Thorndon Station today (December 9), at 4.30 p.m. Wellington Free Ambulance fundraises to pay for the six new ambulances it needs each year to replace ... More >>

Acupuncture is big business in NZ

Friday, 21 November 2014, 9:29 am | The PR Company

New Zealanders spend nearly $70 million a year on acupuncture treatments, new figures show. Acupuncture treatments in New Zealand are covered by ACC as long as the treatment is provided by a member of the NZ Register of Acupuncturists (NZRA) or the New Zealand ... More >>

New health partnership to progress cancer cure

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:16 pm | The PR Company

New health partnership to progress cancer cure A new health partnership hopes to translate laboratory research into radically improved treatment of diseases, including cancer. The partnership is a collaboration between the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute ... More >>

Private schools attract more male teachers

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:42 pm | The PR Company

The headmaster of a private boys’ primary school says male teachers are more common in that environment because the curriculum is specifically designed with the male psyche in mind. Hereworth School headmaster, Ross Scrymgeour, says the curriculum ... More >>





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