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Archive for June, 2016

Government must intervene to help Lifeline continue

Press Release – Public Service Association

Lifeline must not become the latest casualty of New Zealands mental health crisis, the Public Service Association says. Read more »

Convention Centre shambles proves PPPs have no place in NZ

Press Release – Public Service Association

Taxpayers will foot the whole bill for yet another failed public-private partnership, the Public Service Association says – and the government should call time on its obsession with the funding model. Read more »

Official crime stats released today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Police are committed to improving resolution rates and reducing the number of burglaries, says Police Minister Judith Collins. Read more »

Autism New Zealand Conference 2016

Press Release – Autism NZ

The Autism New Zealand Conference 2016 provides a unique opportunity for delegates to network with the New Zealand autism community, experts and international speakers and share our celebrations at the inaugural Autism New Zealand awards dinner. Read more »

Auditor-General to examine OIO

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – The Auditor-General is to examine how the Overseas Investment Office collects and manages information following a request from the parliament’s finance and expenditure committee. Read more »

Scientists meet to discuss marine future

Press Release – NIWA

Marine scientists are proving they know that it takes good bait to catch a big audience. With topics such as The Rise of the Mullets, Are you an Alien? and Sex and the Seagrass, next weeks marine science conference in Wellington looks set to pull in the crowds. Read more »

Health professionals back call for a New Zealand Climate Act

Press Release – OraTaiao

Health professionals support the call for a legal framework that accelerates New Zealands action to address climate change. Read more »

EY:TPP stamp duties on foreigners may have to apply to Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Governments claim that a TPP-enabled tax on foreign buyers would amount to a ban has been exposed as folly by tax experts, who say that in most cases a tax would apply to Kiwi buyers too, says Labours Trade and Export Growth spokesperson … Read more »

Jono and Ben and Duncan Garner Radio Mashup

Press Release – Mediaworks

RadioLIVE Drive host Duncan Garner has set a challenge to Jono and Ben from The Rocks Drive Home to step-up to the mic and try talk radio. The boys have accepted the dare, but counter-offered Duncan, insisting he swaps and covers their Rock Drive … Read more »

Updated Pastoral Care Code to protect international students

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 30 June 2016 Media Statement Updated Pastoral Care Code to help protect international students Read more »

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