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Archive for August, 2012

NZ beef carbon footprint study highlights gains

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

The New Zealand beef industry has completed a study1 examining the full carbon footprint of New Zealand beef, and it highlights significant productivity gains. Read more »

Capital + Merchant directors imprisoned

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Directors of failed finance company, Capital + Merchant Finance Limited (Capital + Merchant), were sentenced to prison terms in the Auckland High Court today. Read more »

Red Zone offer process ready for Port Hills residents

Press Release – Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority

The Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Roger Sutton, says the owners of eligible properties in the Port Hills will receive information about their Red Zone offer from next week. Read more »

Possible kauri dieback check in Hamilton

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council has this afternoon cordoned off two kauri trees at Woodstock Primary School in Fairfield after signs that they may be infected with the fungus-like disease known as “kauri dieback”. Read more »

Public Encouraged To Give Views On District Plan Review

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Public Encouraged To Give Their Views On District Plan Review Dunedin (Friday 31 August) – Whether it’s a large-scale development or putting up a garage, the planning rules that shape Dunedin are under scrutiny. Read more »

500,000 Trees Funded Thanks To Honda Buyers

Press Release – Honda NZ

500,000 Trees Funded Thanks To Honda Buyers Honda New Zealand is celebrating reaching a significant milestone. Honda’s TreeFund initiative has achieved accumulated funding for half a million new native trees around the country. Through its TreeFund initiative, … Read more »

Poverty debate clouded by government misinformation

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says any debate on how we support low income families must be based on a comprehensive and accurate understanding of current policy. CPAG supports the Expert Group on Poverty’s call for a debate on how we support low … Read more »

Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury W

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

August 31, 2012 SUBJECT: Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury Women Canterbury women are urged to use Cervical Screening Awareness Month this September as a reminder to have a cervical smear test every three years. Dr Kim Burgess from … Read more »

Wellington Police Recover Historic Statue Of Christ Missing

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Title: Wellington Police Recover Historic Statue Of Christ Missing For Well Over A Decade Ago Read more »

Agreed Statement of Tony Marryatt and the Council

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

• The Council received a letter of personal grievance from Tony Marryatt on 18 April 2012. • The Council has responded to Tony Marryatt’s personal grievance by: • Both parties settling the personal grievance in the interests of the City; … Read more »

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