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Archive for July, 2016

Predator Free community fund to boost conservation efforts

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has today welcomed the efforts of a young Taranaki conservationist which will contribute to making New Zealand predator free by 2050. Read more »

Government raises KiwiSaver HomeStart caps

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is increasing the income and house price caps of the KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme to ensure it meets its objectives of helping New Zealanders buy their first home, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Empty coffers leave at risk children’s teams at risk

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

List MP based in Auckland Central Childrens Spokesperson 31 July 2016 Empty coffers leave at risk childrens teams at risk Read more »

Embracing Cook Islands Language Week

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has joined Cook Islands communities across New Zealand to celebrate Cook Islands Language Week 2016. Read more »

Q+A Nick Smith interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Press Release – TVNZ

Housing Minister Nick Smith says KiwiSaver HomeStart loans will help more home buyers into their first homes. Read more »

Media Statement from Treble Cone

Press Release – TrebleCone

A group of skiers in an out of bounds area near Treble Cone has triggered a Size 2 avalanche in the Hidden Valley area. The group triggered the avalanche some time before 12.30pm today (Sunday July 31). The avalanche was up to half a metre … Read more »

Auckland’s destiny at stake

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Aucklands destiny at stake Its now up to Aucklanders to make the Unitary Plan work, says Michael Barnett Read more »

WSC condemns the violence against Sindhi Hindus

Press Release – Asian Human Rights Commission

A Press Releasefrom World Sindhi Congress (WSC) forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) Read more »

Smokefree Coalition closes its doors

Press Release – Smokefree Coalition

The organisation that provided a platform for unity and collaboration in New Zealand tobacco control is no more. Read more »

UCSF makes major expansion

Press Release – Ray Search Laboratries

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is set to adopt RayStation as its sole treatment planning system for linac-based treatment, replacing the multiple systems currently in use. RayStation will enable … Read more »

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