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Archive for December, 2014

Toxic Shellfish Warning Extended to Opito Bay

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring, the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxin warning has been extended up to Opito Bay on the Coromandel Peninsula. Read more »

New Year’s Honours recognise service to Pacific Community

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga welcomes the New Years Honours awarded to people who have served the Pacific community. My congratulations go to this year’s worthy recipients, says Mr Lotu-Iiga. Service to family and the community … Read more »

Ethnic honours recipients congratulated

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Ethnic Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga congratulates the recipients of New Years Honours who have served their ethnic communities. “These outstanding people have worked tirelessly to support their respective communities, says Mr … Read more »

DOC warns large great white shark seen in upper Waitemata

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation(DOC) marine scientist Clinton Duffy says a shark seen in shallow water in the upper Waitemata Harbour, in west Auckland, is a large great white shark. Read more »

New consumer protections for building work

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith is welcoming new consumer protections that will require builders to have written contracts, provide information on their relevant skills, experience and qualifications, and disclose their insurance and … Read more »

Minister congratulates NY honours recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated the New Zealanders who have received New Year Honours for their services to education. Read more »

New Year Royal Honours for three New Zealand Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Three New Zealand Police officers are among recipients of the New Year Royal Honours list announced today. Read more »

Victoria University Chancellor receives Knighthood

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

The incoming Chancellor of Victoria University, Neville Jordan CNZM, has received a Knighthood in the 2015 New Year Honours, for services to business, science and the community. Read more »

The trail-blazing political career of Tariana Turia

Press Release – The Maori Party

The Mori Party co-leaders join others in congratulating the wahine toa from Te Tai Hau-a-Uru who has been appointed a Dame Companion in the New Years Honours List for her services as a Member of Parliament. Read more »

Honouring individuals who serve our communities

Press Release – The Maori Party

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday 31 December 2014 Honouring individuals who serve our communities The Mori Party celebrates the incredible contribution and sacrifices made by a noble cast of hundreds, honoured in the 2015 New Years Honours. Topping the … Read more »

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