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Archive for August, 2015

PM Post-Cab Conference: Flag Shortlist, Business Confidence

Article – The Scoop Team

Speaking at his Monday post-cabinet press conference, John Key said there were two or three flags he would personally vote for in the shortlist. He said the chosen flag would be instantly recognizable as a representation of New Zealand. Key stood … Read more »

“How Now?”: Five Trends In Sustainable Branding

Column – Judit Maireder

In June, I joined 2,000 international brand and business leaders in San Diego for the 2015 Sustainable Brands conference . Subhead How now? My mission was to find out how businesses are responding to the changing social norms around the globe. Read more »

SmokeFreeRockQuest & Pacifica Beats National Finals Preview

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

From Invercargill to Kaitaia they have played their way into the national finals of the countrys two top youth, live music events, with over $55,000 worth of prizes at stake at Aucklands Raye Freedman Centre on September 11 and 12. Read more »

Free Press: Popular Measure Passes

Column – ACT New Zealand

Popular Measure Passes ACTs Bill to extend pub and club licensing hours has passed into law in time for the Rugby World Cup. Parliament voted for the Bill five-votes-to-one so that people will be able to watch the rugby when games (held in the UK) fall outside … Read more »

St Clair ramp work to start this week

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 31 August 2015) Work to rebuild the temporary ramp at St Clair Beach is scheduled to start early this week. Read more »

Redress sought over pay discrimination for education support

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI says it intends to take legal action on behalf of education support workers over gender discrimination. We welcome the initiative by the countrys midwives to file for court action over pay discrimination. And weve also been watching … Read more »

All Hunua parks open following pest operation

Press Release – Auckland Council

31 August 2015 All Hunua parks open following pest operation All parklands and Department of Conservation tracks in the Hunua Ranges are open following the application of toxic 1080 bait to block one of the pest control operational area. Visitors to the … Read more »

Removal of FBT key to improved wellness in the workplace

Press Release – Health Funds Association of NZ

Passing the Affordable Healthcare Bill so that fringe benefit tax is removed from health insurance would greatly improve wellness in the workplace, the Health Funds Association (HFANZ) said today. Read more »

Bookings now open for H2O Xtream school holiday programme

Press Release – H20 Xtream

The next school holidays are just around the corner. The exciting holiday programme at H2O Xtream Aquatic Centre has lots of awesome activities to keep children entertained. Read more »

Caregivers and nurses support midwives

Press Release – NZNO

Momentum is building in New Zealand to address gender pay inequality says New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) caregivers, nurses and midwives. Read more »

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