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What’s your superpower?

nicola_2018-200x300Nicola Sutton

Chief Executive | English Language Partners New Zealand

The saying, “I volunteer. What is your superpower?” seems apt as the world celebrates International Volunteer Day tomorrow (5 December). Read more »

Floods highlight need for river management investment

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) extends it condolences to those adversely affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding, saying it highlights the urgent need for councils and central government to ramp up investment in New Zealands river management … Read more »

Christmas cheer for 2000 families in need across New Zealand

Press Release – ARISE Church

Thousands of Christmas boxes containing festive food will be distributed to families throughout Wellington and the Hutt Valley, Christchurch, Dunedin, Whangarei and other locations across New Zealand this month, thanks to members of ARISE Church. The food … Read more »

Spirit of NZ carries the mauri of Tuia 250 to Whakaraupō

Press Release – Tuia 250

The youth training ship Spirit of New Zealand will carry the mauri of the Tuia Encounters 250 flotilla into Whakaraup / Lyttelton today and be greeted on the water by Ngi Tahu waka and the local community at the start of a weekend of events … Read more »

Charity donation a piece of cake for Original Foods

Press Release – Original Foods Baking Co.

It seems everyone loves Original Foods Baking Cos (OFBC) Red Velvet cake as much as they love backing a worthy cause, with over $79K raised by OFBC for the charitable organisation St John over the past two years. Read more »

Shooting in Kurow

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister of Police Stuart Nash says his sympathies are with the family of a man who died after being shot by Police in Kurow. Read more »

QLDC continues precautionary measures

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Following a further assessment this morning, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) is continuing to implement precautionary measures throughout the district. Read more »

Christmas cheer for 2000 families in need across New Zealand

Press Release – ARISE Church

Thousands of Christmas boxes containing festive food will be distributed to families throughout Wellington and the Hutt Valley, Christchurch, Dunedin, Whangarei and other locations across New Zealand this month, thanks to members of ARISE Church. Read more »

NZ company oDocs awarded $US100,000 Dubai World Expo grant

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Dunedin ophthalmology company ODocs Eye Care is the only New Zealand business to win the Dubai World Expo 2020 innovation grant. Read more »

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

It truly felt like Christmas at Countdown Whangarei today when Northland DHBs Child Health Services were handed a whopping $80,000 cheque from funds received during the 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. Read more »

Chief Censor’s porn report a ‘wake-up call’ for everyone

Press Release – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Childrens Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft, calls the Breaking Down Porn report, released today by the Chief Censor, a wake-up call for all New Zealanders. I welcome todays report. Its a wake-up call and a catalyst for a national … Read more »