Community Scoop

Archive for May, 2016

21 Day Pacific Challenge sends UC students to Niue

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Five entrepreneurial University of Canterbury students will be flying to Niue to make a real difference to a community there, with help from their Kiwi business and Niuean cultural mentors. Read more »

Labour and Greens sign historic agreement

Press Release – Labour and Green Parties

Labour and Greens sign historic agreement to change the Government The Labour Party and the Green Party have announced today they have signed an historic agreement to work cooperatively to change the Government. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) … Read more »

LGNZ welcomes Northland Transportation Alliance

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand President, Lawrence Yule, welcomes the establishment of the Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) as an excellent example of collaborative leadership across four councils and the NZ Transport Agency. This is a great example … Read more »

Pork and Chicken Producers Urged to Halt GE-feed Imports

Press Release – GE Free NZ

The Pork and chicken industry should immediately call on their members to remove GE ingredients from their animal feed, and should conduct a survey of producers to establish if there are problems in New Zealand similar to those being observed internationally. … Read more »

Marae Whakaute

Press Release – Hastings District Council

At the almost halfway point in the Marae Whakaute project, big strides have been made, says Ngti Kahungunu chairman Ngahiwi Tomoana. Read more »

Joint NZ EU development mission to the Pacific

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully and the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Mr Neven Mimica will lead a joint mission to the Pacific this week, accompanied by Minister for Climate Change Issues Paula Bennett. Read more »

Approved Agency an important step in managing online harm

Press Release – Internet NZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see today’s announcement that NetSafe will be the “Approved Agency” under the Harmful Digital Communications Act. Read more »

HRC welcomes powerful diversity message

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has welcomed todays commitment to diversity and inclusion from the countrys major sporting organisations, led by New Zealand rugby. Read more »

Associate Health Minister Announces Plain Packs set to Pass

Press Release – ASH

ASH NZ congratulates Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga on announcing draft regulations and a consultation document for standardised cigarette packaging. Read more »

Waipareira Urges Westies To Go To Waitakere A & E

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Whnau Waipareira is again urging westies to take their after-hours illnesses straight to Waitakere Hospital Accident & Emergency Department. Read more »

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