A driver licence required?

photo of David BarrowLook around the train carriage, the bus or in a cafe and see for yourself how many people are using technology these days.  Look into any high-rise office block and everyone is on a computer.  Our job descriptions inevitably require us to be ‘computer literate’.  It’s a fact of life.  We all use technology.

But it never ceases to amaze me just how in the 2ist century we actually interact with technology.

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Questions and Answers – November 26

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Household SavingsReports 1. TODD MULLER (NationalBay of Plenty) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received about the latest trends in savings levels by New Zealand households? Read more »

ProCare charity – first call for funding applications

Press Release – ProCare Health

The ProCare Charitable Foundation will be calling for its first funding applications early next year from Aucklanders wanting to improve the health of the regions high needs communities. Announced at yesterdays Annual General Meeting, ProCare … Read more »

PQ 7. Corrections Department

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

PQ 7. Corrections DepartmentManagement of Phillip Smiths Case [Sitting date: 26 November 2014. Volume:702;Page:6. Text is subject to correction.] Read more »

Poor understanding of stroke signs causes concern

Press Release – Stroke Foundation

Latest figures show a lack of awareness and understanding in New Zealand of stroke signs, which will have a significant impact on stroke survivors having the best chance of recovery. Read more »

Celebrating Volunteering on 5 December

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) encourages organisations to recognise their volunteers invaluable contribution to society and celebrate International Volunteer Day on Friday 5 December. Read more »

The Warehouse removes R18 games and DVDs from its shelves

Press Release – The Parenting Place

This is a very positive gesture. Parents do their best to instil values in children and it is great when they are supported in that task by such a significant retailer within the community. It helps to reset the cultural thermostat. Read more »

Family fun with a charitable twist this Christmas

Press Release – MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology is giving Aucklanders the chance to brighten the lives of those less fortunate this Christmas with two annual initiatives that also promise their fair share of action for the whole family. Read more »

Northland Scores Top of Country for Exclusive Breastfeeding

Press Release – Northland DHB

Northland has, once again, come out on top with the highest rates in the country for exclusive breastfeeding on discharge from maternity facilities. With an overall rating of 94.7 per cent, it exceeds other regions with Whanganui at 90.6 per cent … Read more »

Employment Opportunity at RainbowYOUTH

Press Release – Rainbow Youth

RainbowYOUTH is excited to announce a new employment opportunity with the expansion of the existing role of Fundraising Coordinator into the full time role of National Fundraising Manager. Read more »

Rotorua White Ribbon Ride urges stand against violence

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Dave Donaldson will never forget the story of a woman who escaped her violent partner by going to jail. Some years ago while the Rotorua deputy mayor was still a police officer, he escorted a woman to Auckland to serve jail time for dishonesty offences. Read more »