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Archive for January, 2014

First Partnership School to open today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The first of five Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua will be opened today in Auckland by Prime Minister John Key. Partnership Schools are part of the Governments confidence and supply arrangement between the National and ACT parties, who are working together … Read more »

Kitten loses eye, owner fails to seek treatment

Press Release – SPCA Auckland

Botany Downs woman Genevieve Forde claims she couldnt afford treatment for her kittens severely infected and ruptured eye, leaving the kitten half-blind as a result. Read more »

Waka Celebrations for Waitangi 2014

Press Release – Toi Maori Aotearoa

After successfully hosting the Kkiri Ptahi Gathering by the Te Atinga (Contemporary Maori Visual Arts) Committee of Toi Mori and Te Taitokerau Mori Artists Collective, 130 indigenous artists from Alaska, Canada, USA, Hawaii, Samoa, Rarotonga and … Read more »

Government needs to open eyes to climate change consequences

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The latest United Nations report on climate change is yet another warning to the Government that it cant continue to ignore reality, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey says. Read more »

Part of Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park closed due to logging

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

31 January 2014 On 3 February harvesting work will commence at a forestry block at the north end of the East Belt beside the Ashley River, at the Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park. This block was devastated by the recent wind storm resulting in trees … Read more »

SCIRT traffic update: schools back first term

Press Release – SCIRT

SCIRT work in 2014, particularly in the central city, means that drivers need to plan ahead and wherever possible avoid peak hours if they are driving through the citys main arterial cross-city routes. Read more »

Nelson Home & Garden Show Announces New 2014 Venue

Press Release – Nelson Home and Garden Show

Jade Promotions, the countrys largest provider of home, garden and lifestyle shows announced today that after the closure of the Trafalgar Centre, it will be relocating its 2014 Nelson Home & Garden Show to the Saxton Stadium in Stoke, Nelson. Read more »

Mal Law’s big, hairy, audacious adventure for Mental Health

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation (MHF) was honoured today to host the launch of the Partners Life High Five-0 Challenge for Mental Health. A year from today, adventurer extraordinaire Mal Law will embark on his most audacious challenge yet. Read more »

Burger King: Community Project to Build Hamilton Skate Park

Press Release – Burger King

Burger King is pleased to show their support for the opening of the community built Greenwood Street Skate Park in Hamilton this Saturday 1st February. The Skate Park will cater for beginners through to more experienced skaters. Read more »

Pora case again highlights need for commission

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Teina Pora case could have been resolved long ago if New Zealand had a criminal cases review commission, Labour’s Justice spokesperson Andrew Little says. Read more »

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