Community Scoop

Archive for October, 2015

Joint Operation Busts Hawke’s Bay Paua Poachers

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

A Royal New Zealand Air Force A109 Light Utility Helicopter conducts paua poaching patrols on about 300km of coastline in Hawkes Bay. Read more »

Council to target illegal dumping ‘hot spot’

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council has made an offer of expertise and resources to help deter illegal dumping at a hot spot in Robertson Rd, Mangere. Read more »

Unitec student film up for international award

Press Release – Unitec

A New Zealand short film about a young mother who must come to terms with the consequences of a difficult decision is up for Best International short film at the prestigious Asian Micro Film Festival. The festival will be held from 6 10 November at Lincang, … Read more »

Waimakariri wells to be surveyed for groundwater snapshot

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Around 150 wells on the Waimakariri North and South banks will be visited from early November to February as part of an ongoing programme to understand groundwater flow around the Waimakariri River. Read more »

Capital E’s 2016 Education Programme Announced

Press Release – Capital E

Educators throughout Aotearoa New Zealand can expect a range of applied and creative programmes for school and early childhood students between years 0-13 from Capital E in 2016. Read more »

‘Trophy’ Station Among Sales to Foreigners

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 30 OCTOBER 2015 Trophy Station Among Sales to Foreigners Read more »

Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme – Wellington

Press Release – Lion Foundation

At Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Level 7, Chartered Accountants House 50 Customhouse Quay Wellington Read more »

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch

Press Release – Niwa National Climate Centre

A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed hotspots. Persistent hotspot regions … Read more »

Five citizens to receive Civic Honour Awards

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Five citizens to receive Civic Honour Awards The outstanding service of five Palmerston North citizens will be acknowledged tonight (Thursday, October 29) when they receive Civic Honour Awards. The recipients are Marise Clark, Stephen Fisher, Eunice Love, … Read more »

Beneficiaries get paid their day

Press Release – Kay Brereton

Beneficiary advocate Kay Brereton is very pleased to learn that Work and Income have changed their practice and are now correctly administering the legislation stating when to grant a persons benefit after their stand-down ends. Read more »

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