Community Scoop

Archive for February, 2014

Legal High Shops Appear Normal to Children

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

A new generation of young people in this country are getting the wrong message about synthetic drug taking, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Press Release – Antarctic Heritage Trust

Irishman Tom Crean was one of the few men to serve with both Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions to the Antarctic. Read more »

Horowhenua residents reminded to conserve water

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua residents are urged to conserve water as a lack of significant rain is causing river levels to decrease and the demand for water to increase. Read more »

The Solution to Child Poverty And Abuse Already Exists

Press Release – Footsteps

The Salvation Armys State of the Nation report , released in the past week, proves that when it comes to our children, we are more interested in defining vulnerability than addressing it. Some will point to the uptick in early childhood education (ECE), … Read more »

Revised figures show government policies have failed poorest

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says new figures from Statistics New Zealand and Treasury show the impact of the global financial crisis has been much more severe for poor children than previously believed. Read more »

Volunteers barking for work

Press Release – Hastings City Business Association

Its quite rare that highly skilled individuals looking to volunteer their time in the community are left short of tasks to do. Usually this type of worker is quickly snapped up. But when you have a very specific set of skills, and four legs, and a … Read more »

Interim chair of Collaborative Stakeholder Group appointed

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Highly experienced resource management expert Bill Wasley has been appointed interim chair of the Collaborative Stakeholder Group (CSG) established to address water quality issues in the Waikato and Waipa rivers. Read more »

NZRGPN pays tribute to rural GP – New Zealander of the Year

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

New Zealander of the Year Far North rural GP Lance OSullivan is an inspiration to us all, says New Zealand Rural General Practice Network chairman Dr Jo Scott-Jones. Read more »

Vic Uni to confer honorary doctorate on Prof Roger Clark

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Preeminent public international law, human rights and criminal law scholar, Professor Roger Clark, is to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at Victoria University of Wellingtons May graduation. Read more »

Whakapapa – Upcoming Exhibtion At Roar Gallery

Press Release – Roar Gallery

Whakapapa is a group exhibition that explores the richness of artist genealogy through a range of unique expressions. Let us share with you our journeys, community and experiences that make us who we are. Be a part of our growing creative history. Read more »

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