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Archive for September, 2015

Action on price-to-income ratio key housing issue

Press Release – Auckland Council

Action on price-to-income ratio the key issue for housing affordability, says Chief Economist Read more »

Employment forum findings: preparation of students for work

Press Release – RCSA

Today’s employment forum findings: preparation of students for work, thinking differently about the transition from education to work Read more »

Nursing Māori graduates bring distinct skill set to the job

Press Release – Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia New Zealand will tomorrow hold a graduation ceremony for the last group of Bachelor of Nursing Mori students to finish in July, before the programme moves to a November end date from 2016. Read more »

Jailed for child sexual abuse pictures

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

A Hastings man who pleaded guilty to 10 charges of possessing child sexual abuse images was today jailed for 12 months. Read more »

Caritas says the time to act on climate change is now

Press Release – Caritas

Urgent action must be taken to help communities in Oceania cope with the serious consequences of climate change and environmental degradation, many of whom have been struggling with these issues for more than a decade. This is one of the main findings … Read more »

Implacable opposition to charter schools continues

Press Release – PPTA

PPTA members stand against charter schools was reinforced this afternoon in an update on the associations fight against the unwelcome experiment. Read more »

Criminal information sharing arrangement reached

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Amy Adams and Police Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced that an information sharing arrangement with Australia regarding trans-Tasman deportations has been signed by both countries. The arrangement follows a commitment made in February … Read more »

‘Criminal gene’ raises legal and moral issues

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) academic says the development of research around a criminal gene and its increasing use in legal cases internationally raises scary issues for societies around the globe. Read more »

Upgrade under way at the Island Bay shops

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The upgrade of Island Bay Parade has started and one of the first priorities is to make the shopping centre safer by altering two pedestrian crossings. Read more »

Brother design star to shine in Trelise Cooper collection

Press Release – Brother Design Stars

Twelve-year-old Ellie Goldfinch has shot to stardom after winning the supreme award in national fashion and craft competition, Brother Design Stars . Read more »

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