Archive for August, 2012

Tongan Language Week – Uike Katoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Island Affairs Minister, Hekia Parata, says celebrating New Zealand’s diverse cultures and speaking their languages benefits all of us as Tongan Language Week, Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga , begins tomorrow. Read more »

Home loan affordability improves as house prices dip

Press Release – Roost

Home loan affordability improved in July as the national median house price edged back from record highs and interest rates remained around record lows. Read more »

NZ Bus Working Hard to Minimise Impact

Press Release – NZ Bus

NZ Bus received notice that Tramways and First Unions have called a stop work meeting on Monday, 3 September. The stop work meeting will only affect limited Go West services and NZ Bus has worked hard to minimize disruption. Read more »

Safe@home expansion and video

Press Release – Shine

National anti-violence charity Shine expands to three cities its highly successful, award-winning safe@home service Read more »

The Palms Scores Big with Take a Kid to Footy Sponsorship

Press Release – The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre is making the conversion from team fan to official sponsor by supporting the Canterbury Rugby Football Union’s Take a Kid to Footy initiative for the Canterbury ITM Cup. Read more »

Gamblefree Day tomorrow

Press Release – Problem Gambling Foundation

Auckland event: Whanau Fun Day at Papakura Marae, 29 Hunua Road, Papakura, between 10am and 2pm. Read more »

The Outdoors Awards 2012 nomination deadline extended

Press Release – Outdoors New Zealand

Nomination deadline extended to Monday 3 September Nominate outstanding individuals and organisations in your outdoors community today! To go to nomination form, click the button below. NOMINATE NOW Read on for more information. What The Outdoors Awards … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Arctic ‘slushie’, teen stoner IQ loss

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Arctic Ice; Teen Dope; Media Skills; Sciblogs podcast; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Sci-tech events; Read more »

NZ carbon-refining company named a top green innovator

Press Release – Carbonscape

Carbon-refining company CarbonScape™ was named today as a finalist in the international Postcode Lottery Green Challenge. This prestigious award has been presented to leaders in environmental change and innovation every year since 2007. Read more »

Q+A listings – Sunday, September 2nd

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Q+A is on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/NZQandA#!/NZQandA and on Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/NZQandA Read more »

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