Community Scoop

Archive for October, 2014

How well are we looking after our young women?

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

In the wake of the police decision not to prosecute those implicated in the Roastbusters investigation, the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) believes now is the time for all New Zealanders to consider how we can best protect the wellbeing of our young women. Read more »

TEU: we’re ready to protect you from new employment law

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

You have probably heard the news that the government passed new employment law yesterday. This law removes significant worker rights and makes it harder for us as union members to stand up for fair pay and working conditions. Read more »

Roast Busters: Turn Indignation into Action

Press Release – The Parenting Place

People raged about the Roast Buster case. The indignation was justified it was horrible. Where were their parents!? Fair question. I am sure the Roast Busters parents and the victims parents all wish they had been more proactive in guiding … Read more »

Promise to Northland Fulfilled and Celebrated

Press Release – Northland DHB

Raising three million in three years to build a local cancer treatment unit sounded nigh on impossible when first suggested but Northland has done it and the public are invited to celebrate this Saturday at its open day. Read more »

Settlement of Earthquake Claims Tops $13 Billion

Press Release – Insurance Council of New Zealand

The settling of Canterbury earthquake private insurance claims continues apace as pay outs hit the $13 billion mark, advancing at $10 million a day in 2014. Read more »

Stats NZ only have themselves to blame for postponement

Press Release – PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Statistics NZ only have themselves to blame for the indefinite postponement of the release of the Food Price Index: November 2014. Read more »

Something for Everyone on Show Weekend

Press Release – Camper Care NZ Motorhome and Caravan Show

If youre planning your summer break and looking for the latest gadgets for your outdoor adventure or for your new home away from home, then the Camper Care NZ Motorhome & Caravan Show is a must see. Read more »

Kotuku Apartments – transformation begins

Press Release – Wellington City Council

An impression of what the upgraded Kotuku flats will look like in 2016. Homes for 50 more people will be created when the $7.4 million transformation of the Kotuku Apartments, in Kemp Street, Kilbirnie, is complete. Kotuku is the latest Wellington … Read more »

Television Series To Support Insurance Information

Press Release – Rebuild Christchurch

Rebuild Christchurch is partnering with CTV to run a 2-part series that takes us behind the scenes on the residential rebuild in Canterbury. Covered – restoring our community looks at how things are progressing post-quake and seeks to get … Read more »

TVNZ Outsourcing

Press Release – PIFT

In regards to the outsourcing of Maori and Pacific programming at TVNZ. Reference TVNZ release Thursday 23rd October. Read more »

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