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Archive for December, 2013

Liam Butler speaks to Mike Ward, Artist, Adventurer

Press Release – ElderNet

You are involved in governance. What do you see the benefits for older people serving on boards etc? Read more »

Young Bay of Plenty scientist set for Deep Sea adventure

Press Release – Sir Peter Blake Trust

Bay of Plenty science student Rebecca Gibson is packed and ready to depart on a 25-day NIWA deep-sea science expedition, after being selected from more than 100 applicants to be a young Blake Ambassador. Read more »

New Year’s headache for students

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

It wont just be New Years Eve celebrations causing headaches for mature students as they wake up tomorrow to the realisation the Government no longer wants them studying, Labours Tertiary Education spokesperson Grant Robertson says. Read more »

Defence Personnel Named in New Year’s Honours – Citations

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Two New Zealand Defence Force personnel will be among those named in the 2014 New Years Honours for distinguished service. Read more »

Police Commissioner Congratulates Honours Recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Peter Marshall has congratulated the five people whose work with New Zealand Police has led to Royal Honours in the 2014 New Years list, which was announced today. Read more »

UC research calculates popularity of national flag colours

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC research calculates popularity of national flag colours for 194 countries December 31, 2013 A University of Canterbury (UC) research project has calculated the popularity of all the colour combinations of flags for 194 sovereign countries. The New Zealand … Read more »

Maori Party Celebrates Impressive Talent

Press Release – The Maori Party

Maori Party Co-leader, Te Ururoa Flavell, is blown away with the incredible diverse range of talents represented in the 2014 New Year Honours. Read more »

New Year Honours List 2014

Press Release – Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

New Dames & Knights in NY Honours 2014 : Ms Trelise Pamela Cooper, Mrs Alison Mae Paterson,Dr Noble Thomson Curtis, Archbishop David John Moxon, Mr Robert John Parker, Mr Peter James Vela Read more »

Fifth person arrested for attack on young tourists

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Eastern Bay of Plenty police have today arrested and charged the fifth person in connection with the aggravated robbery of the German tourists in Whakatane on Boxing Day. Read more »

Sexuality Education

Article – Nest Consulting

As reported in the NZ Herald Today (Dec 30) ‘Nearly three-quarters of New Zealanders feel that the Roast Busters case showed high school students needed to be taught about respectful attitudes to sex, not just the mechanics of sexual intercourse.’ Read more »

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