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Archive for April, 2016

Kiwis Lose Out as More Land Goes to Foreigners

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Its not just Auckland houses being snapped up by foreign money – sales of large tracts of New Zealand land to foreigners continue unabated, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Govt’s Rumoured Cuts to Insulation Bitter Blow for Northland

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The health of Northlands most vulnerable citizens will suffer if the government cuts the home insulation scheme, Homes Te Tai Tokerau, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Kiwi’s undergo Challenge to save the last 55 Māui dolphins

Press Release – WWF

Whether its running 55km, picking up 55kg of rubbish or baking 55 cakes, New Zealanders are helping to save one of New Zealands most endangered animals. Read more »

Saying it with socks

Press Release – Lincoln University

Hand knitted woolly socks, a pack of pineapple lumps and a personal letter are winging their way to international students coming to study at Lincoln University, a uniquely Kiwi way of saying welcome. International and Student Engagement Director Dee Coleman … Read more »

Govt Happy to Watch Exodus From Provincial NZ

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

A rise in unemployment numbers in Greymouth typifies what is happening in the regions under this government, says New Zealand First today. Read more »

Sharing skills for the community

Press Release – NZSTA

Jan Hewitt has always been involved with the schools in her community. Originally from Christchurch, she was on the PTA with the view of going on to the school board when she found herself moving north. So when she moved up to Whangarei with her family … Read more »

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says it is pleasing to see that a recent CERA survey of former red zone owners shows the Crowns recovery objectives have largely been met. Read more »

Fishing industry attempts to derail Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Press Release – WWF

WWF-New Zealand has criticised the fishing industrys attempt to derail the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. Read more »

“Missing woman found”

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 60-year-old Chinese visitor was reported missing after she left the Heartland Hotel foyer around 2.55am on April 27. Read more »

Immunisation Week 2016: Protection starts during pregnancy

Press Release – University of Auckland

Expectant mums can start protecting their babies from serious illnesses before their baby is born. Read more »

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