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Archive for September, 2012

Speech Communication NZ Conference

Press Release – Speech Communications NZ

Speech teachers from throughout New Zealand will descend on Hastings on October 12 and 13 for their annual professional development seminar. Read more »

Norovirus cases in Tauranga Hospital

Press Release – Bay Of Plenty DHB

Four wards at Tauranga Hospital are being closely monitored after a number of patients have contracted Norovirus – a viral gastroenteritis that spreads easily from person to person. The four wards affected are Health in Aging, 2A and 2B and 2C. Read more »

Q and A – Sunday Sept 30 Panel Discussions

Press Release – TVNZ

Sunday 30th September 2012 Attached are the transcripts from today’s panel discussions. Q+A, 9-10am Sundays on TV ONE. Thanks to the support from NZ ON Air. Q+A is on Facebook,!/NZQandA and on Twitter,!/NZQandA … Read more »

NZ rated 11th best country in the world for growing business

Press Release – Grant Thornton

The Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index ranks 50 countries based on 22 indicators 30 September 2012 Read more »

Speech: Cunliffe – Fast Forward: Growing Good Jobs

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Fast Forward: Growing Good Jobs Building a high-value sustainable future Hon David Cunliffe, Labour Economic Development and Associate Finance Spokesperson Read more »

Ombudsman’s Office celebrates 50 years

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman

Ombudsman’s Office celebrates 50 years Date: September 30, 2012 A guide for whistleblowers wanting protection is among a range of new materials being released to help mark the 50th anniversary of the Office of Ombudsman in New Zealand this week. Read more »

Q+A: Shane Taurima interviews Hekia Parata

Press Release – TVNZ

Minister stands by consultation process and timeframe for proposed Christchurch school closures, says it is “unequivocally and emphatically… genuine consultation”. Read more »

Q+A: Greg Boyed interviews Geoffrey Palmer

Press Release – TVNZ

Former PM predicts “large” damages claim and “serious legal action” by Kim Dotcom following GCSB’s bungling of its surveillance. “Mr Dotcom is the stuff out of which leading cases are made”. Read more »

Television recycling scheme announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced a national scheme to encourage the recycling of unwanted televisions and raise investment in New Zealand’s electronic recycling capacity. Read more »

Are YOU going to be in the 1:4?

Press Release – National Foundation for the Deaf

Did you know, it’s predicted that by 2050 there will be a dramatic rise in the number of New Zealanders coping with the impact of living with hearing loss. Read more »

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