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Archive for May, 2012

Gordon Campbell on the turmoil in education

Column – Gordon Campbell

The Budget changes in education are following a pattern, which seems to have been learned at the Murray McCully School of Management. On the basis of what seems to be a personal animus against the professional staff involved, a relatively small … Read more »

Student flats get greener for Ecowars

Press Release – Ecowars

Student City’s Ecowars competition finished recently with an awards night at Mitre 10 Mega. Participating teams made their flats more environmentally friendly while saving money and winning prizes. Read more »

Embassy of France commemorates independence of Samoa

Press Release – Ambassade de France en Nouvelle-Zelande

The Embassy of France commemorates the independence of Samoa In 2012, Samoa celebrates 50 years of Independence, with official celebrations beginning on the 1st of June. To commemorate the occasion, the Embassy of France in Wellington has organised two … Read more »

Bupa purchase brain injury rehabilitation business

Press Release – Bupa

One of New Zealand’s largest aged care providers Bupa Care Services is expanding into brain injury rehabilitation. The national care provider today announced that it had purchased Abano Rehabilitation. Read more »

Renewal and Resilience – UC Earthquake Research Forum

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Renewal and Resilience – UC Earthquake Research Forum Tuesday 5 June, Central Lecture Theatre Programme 8:30 Registration 9am Welcome and opening of Forum 9:15am Key Note – Rod Carr “Opportunities from the Earthquakes” 9:35am Plenary – Jarg … Read more »

Abano sells Brain injury rehabilitation business

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano sells Brain injury rehabilitation business Abano Healthcare Group has today announced the conditional sale of its brain injury rehabilitation business to Bupa Care Services NZ Limited. Bupa, which is a global leader in the provision of specialised … Read more »

Council and iwi share management

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Council and iwi share management of Bay of Plenty’s longest river, Te Awa o Rangitāiki For immediate release: Thursday 31 May, 2012 After decades of Treaty settlement discussions, a new group overseeing the Bay of Plenty’s Rangitāiki River and its catchments … Read more »

Government Hot Water Subsidy to be replaced with a Tax

Press Release – Econergy Limited

Government Hot Water Subsidy to be replaced with a Carbon Tax Uptake of innovative technology for saving on electric power bills is facing increasing headwinds with changes in government policy says David Senn, Managing Director of Econergy Limited, … Read more »

Men’s Health Gets a Boost

Press Release – UNITEC Men’s Health Gets a Boost Nine Unitec students have been awarded Men’s Health Scholarships, provided by the New Zealand Men’s Health Trust (NZMHT) to promote men studying in the health sciences. The students – from a variety of … Read more »

Knowledge shared for Auckland’s growth

Press Release – Massey University

The opportunity for research-led planning to help Auckland become, in Mayor Len Brown’s words, “the world’s most liveable city” has gained momentum with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Massey University and Auckland Council. Read more »

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