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Archive for November, 2013

Wellington writer urgers leaders to end gender inequality

Press Release – Royal Commonwealth Society

19 year old Katherine McIndoe from Wellington, New Zealand, has added her message to the 33Fifty Baton Book that is accompanying the Queens Baton Relay across the 70 countries and territories taking part in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Read more »

Iwi leaders make education a priority

Press Release – Iwi Chairs Forum

The Iwi Chairs Forum has resoundingly supported the call to rally to raise the learning achievement of Maori students throughout the country. Read more »

43 cents in the $ payment to Tachikawa workers confirmed

Press Release – First Union

One week after being advised that any payment before Christmas was unlikely, the receivers of Tachikawa Forest Products have advised the union for former workers at the sawmill on Friday evening that a payment has now been confirmed. Read more »

Calls for Affordable Sexual Health Products

Press Release – Glyde Healthcare

Leading Australian condom manufacturer GLYDE Health officially announced today the appointment of its New Zealand distributor for their entire range of sexual health products; based in Lower Hutt GLYDE Healthcare NZ has a strong focus on top quality … Read more »

Raising Maori Investment Capability Conference

Speech – The Maori Party

Exactly one year ago, my colleague Hon Dr Pita Sharples alongside of Minister Steven Joyce and the Mori Economic Development Panel released a strategy and action plan driven by the concept, He Kai Kei aku ringa. Read more »

Green MP to support West Papuan flag raising at Parliament

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will be supporting the annual flag raising in solidarity with West Papua at 1pm at Parliament on Monday December 2nd. This event is organised by Peace Movement Aotearoa every December in recognition of the anniversary of West Papuan … Read more »

Hekia Parata: Speech to the Iwi Chairs Forum

Speech – New Zealand Government

Five years ago New Zealanders overwhelmingly voted National into Government. The National-led Government immediately set about implementing its plans, and we have made steady progress to help deliver more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders. Read more »

Minister launches new captioning service

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting Minister Craig Foss has acknowledged the work of NZ On Air and the Media Access Charitable Trust as New Zealands captioning service moves out of TVNZ after 25 years. Read more »

KidsGoMobile brings digital parenting software to the crowd

Press Release – Ideas Shop

KidsGoMobile, a Wellington based startup company whose mission is to make the digital world safer for kids, has launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to help resource the development of their software tools for parents. The software aims to take the … Read more »

New Zealand Captioning Award Winners Announced for 2013

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

The Captioning Working Group, with membership from Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand, The Hearing Association New Zealand and The National Foundation for the Deaf have announced the winners of the New Zealand Captioning Awards 2013 today at a special ceremony … Read more »

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