Election Guide Special!

Anya Satyanand
Executive Officer
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This blog is a guide to spotting a problematic moral panic, and attempts to provide some advice on how to respond.
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Ngati Ruanui & Maihealth: Innovative Health Solution Patea

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui

Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui Trust (Ngati Ruanui) is pleased to be supporting a much needed solution for the Doctor shortage in Patea. Dr Lance OSullivan 2014 New Zealander of the year will be providing a pop-up virtual medical service in Patea. Read more »

Election hustings and related events in Wellington

Press Release – Opening The Election

These meetings are taking place in Wellington in the lead-up to the election. Most, but not all, are specifically related to the election. Information is provided on a best efforts basis and we suggest you check with the website to confirm the information … Read more »

Time for a breather on immigration

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Time for a breather on immigration National has no idea how to house the record number of people entering New Zealand, let alone cope with the pressure on health, education, and transport from this record population growth, says Labours Immigration spokesperson … Read more »

Global recognition for project that improves kid’s lives

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Global recognition for project that improves the lives of kids in need Through a wide range of learning, literacy, arts, sport, leisure and physical activity initiatives, Hutt City Council is having a dramatic impact on the lives of children from high-deprivation … Read more »

Pacific Business Trust Supporting Pacific Innovation

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Combating the lack of financial literacy skills among the Pacific community motivated Brittany Teei and her mother Teri (Tereapii) to launch KidsCoin, an online tool that empowers students from years 3 to 10 to teach themselves about money, learning to … Read more »

CE Debbie Chin standing down at the end of the year

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) Chief Executive Debbie Chin today announced her intention to stand down at the end of 2017. Read more »

Careerforce Graduates First Health & Welfare Apprentices

Press Release – Careerforce

The very first cohort of New Zealands Health and Wellbeing Apprentices will be celebrated in style at a graduation evening next month, as part of the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference (CWDC), hosted at Te Papa from 7-8 August 2017. Read more »

Generous Donor Secures Future Fund for Rescue Helicopter

Press Release – Sunrise Foundation

July 2017 – A long-time supporter of the Eastland Helicopter Rescue Trust (EHRT) has helped launch a new fund to secure the future of the regions rescue helicopter service. The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has seeded the Eastland Rescue … Read more »

Local government to debate remits and elect new President

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The local government sector will voted on four issues when it gathers for its annual AGM in Auckland on Tuesday 25 July. There is a focus on litter legislation, local government funding, cat management and health in this years remits. Read more »

Temporary accommodation opens in Waiau

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Hurunui District Mayor Winton Dalley have officially opened the Waiau temporary accommodation village for Hurunui residents whose homes were damaged in the Kaikura Earthquake. Read more »