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Archive for August, 2013

UCOL hairdressing student blows away her competition

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Whanganui UCOL hairdressing student Aleisha Ward is on a roll. Aleisha claimed the top Style of the Day prize and the Most Professional Student award at UCOLs History of Hair competition held at the Palmerston North campus yesterday. Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council meeting continued today with the key decisions made outlined below. Read more »

Fuel Poverty in NZ survey complete

Press Release – Community Energy Network

A campaign to raise the awareness of fuel poverty in New Zealand is coming to a close and with the end of winter also approaching; many kiwi families will be looking forward to warmer nights, and lower power bills. Read more »

Visit GP before stopping gout medication

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Arthritis New Zealand strongly urges people with Gout, which is a form of arthritis, not to discontinue taking their medication, for gout, without first consulting health professionals, in response to todays New Zealand Herald article on gout drug … Read more »

Make a date with your money

Press Release – New Zealand Bankers’ Association

The New Zealand Bankers Association is encouraging people to make a date with their money during Money Week , which runs from 1 to 7 September. Read more »

Cannons Creek community stops off-licence application

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Maori Party congratulates the Cannons Creek community who have successfully opposed an off-licence application in their town centre in Porirua. Read more »

Auckland Council kills Port

Press Release – Auckland Heart of the City

Auckland Council has rejected plans by Ports of Auckland to expand its operations further into the Waitemata harbour. Read more »

Waiheke Adult Literacy, Wellington MenzShed Recognised

Press Release – ACE Aotearoa

Waiheke Adult Literacy and the Wellington MenzShed are this years recipients of Dynamic Community Learning Awards. The Awards recognise excellence in community-based learning and will be presented during Adult Learners Week/He Tangata Mtauranga, … Read more »

Turia: Pacific Health and Disability Awards

Speech – New Zealand Government

This evening we take the time to congratulate the recipients of the 2013 Pacific Health and Disability Awards. Nights like tonight are so exhilarating. They are unique opportunities for all of us to gaze in utter awe at these amazing young people of … Read more »

Feedback sought on draft UN report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A draft report outlining New Zealands torture prevention efforts has been released for public consultation today by Justice Minister Judith Collins. Read more »

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