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Archive for April, 2014

Gallipoli: Reality and Myth

Article – Kapiti Independent News

There was no forging of a national identity at Gallipoli just a tragic waste of lives! Read more »

APP to support restoration of Indonesian rainforests

Press Release – Asia Pulp and Paper

APP to support the protection and restoration of one million hectares of forest in Indonesia Read more »

Seafood Industry Concerned at Seabed Mining Proposal

Press Release – Fisheries Inshore New Zealand – FINZ

The New Zealand seafood industry is concerned at the prospect of dumping 45 million tonnes of sediment into the sea each year, if Trans-Tasman Resources (TTR) application for seabed mining off Taranaki is approved. Fisheries Inshore New Zealand says the … Read more »

Minimum wage workers hours not for tinkering with

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Minimum wage workers hours not for tinkering with The Government should be increasing the minimum wage not fiddling with changes to hourly calculations that will just benefit low-paying employers, says Labours Associate Spokesperson for Labour Issues … Read more »

Positive Change for Women in Business

Press Release – Queenstown Chamber Of Commerce

Prominent motivational speakers across diverse commercial sectors will participate in the sold out annual Queenstown Chamber of Commerce Business Womens Conference on May 16 headlined by high-profile media personality Alison Mau. Read more »

Calling young New Zealanders qui parlent Français

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced that applications are now open for four young French-speaking New Zealanders to represent New Zealand on 14 July at the Bastille Day Parade in Paris. Read more »

Get Your Fishing Fix with Maori Television

Press Release – Maori Television Service

Whether youre a fishing ace or amateur, Maori Televisions brand new competitive fishing show, GET YOUR FISH ON , will have you hooked from next Thursday at 8.00pm. Each week, host Mandy Kupenga teams up with a new fishing friend to take on local … Read more »

Caution urged on Waikato council amalgamation proposal

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association is calling for a cautious approach and extensive consultation before any possible amalgamation of Waikatos local government arrangements. This follows the Property Councils Waikato branch launching a petition for amalgamation. Read more »

Truancy service flaws coming home to roost

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The ongoing failure of the Governments new school truancy service is hugely concerning, Labours Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

New thinking on monetary policy welcome

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

New thinking on monetary policy welcome We welcome the new thinking on monetary policy and the exchange rate from Labour. It is long overdue, says CTU economist Bill Rosenberg, commenting on Labours release of its monetary policy. We support … Read more »

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