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Archive for August, 2015

Progress being made in Pacific health

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new report on the health of Pacific people shows good progress is being made in some areas, Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says. Read more »

NZ Kids to Receive Kennards for Kids Charity Support

Press Release – Kennards

Kennards Hire is kicking off their annual charity initiative, Kennards for Kids on the 1st of September. Throughout September and October, the Kennards for Kids initiative will raise both awareness and funds for KidsCan NZ. Read more »

A life sentence for vulnerable children?

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association (PSA) says John Keys suggestion that care for vulnerable children could be contracted out to private, for profit, corporations is dangerous and unacceptable. Read more »

Action urged to improve water quality and aquatic life

Press Release – Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

How to improve water quality and the social, cultural, and economic gains to New Zealand from doing so was the focus of the ECO conference. Read more »

Residential property withholding tax proposed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Public consultation begins today on the Governments proposed residential land withholding tax with the release of a paper seeking public feedback Read more »

NZ investors leading strategic growth in Auckland

Press Release – CBRE

31 August 2015, Auckland Much has been written recently about overseas purchases of New Zealand property. Read more »

Blend of magic and humour impacts bullying in schools

Press Release – TrustPower

One of New Zealands most celebrated magicians is on the road again, using his special blend of magic and humour to serve up invaluable social messages to Kiwi kids. Read more »

Louise Nicholas to deliver 4th Dame Dorothy Fraser lecture

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The woman who took on the police force over rape and abuse and won will deliver the fourth annual Dame Dorothy Fraser Lecture on Monday 28 September in Dunedin. We are excited to have confirmed Louise Nicholas ONZM to deliver the first lecture since … Read more »

Pay Equity Coalition supports Midwives

Press Release – Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition today added its support to the College of Midwives claim of pay discrimination on the basis of gender. Read more »

Labour celebrates Tongan language and diversity

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Tongan Language Week is a timely reminder of the importance and beauty of our Pacific culture, identity and language in New Zealand, says our first Tongan born, Tongan speaking MP Jenny Salesa. Read more »

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