Archive for August, 2016

New Zealand’s 12th Diversity Forum focused on the future

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

New Zealands 12th Diversity Forum focused on the future The Human Rights Commissions 12th Diversity Forum , Future Focus: Te Anga Whakamua will get underway at Te Papa Tongarewa tomorrow. More than 400 people from across New Zealand will be … Read more »

First Battle for our Birds pest control complete

Press Release – Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation has completed the Abbey Rocks and Haast Arawhata pest control operations in South Westland. Read more »

Henderson claims judicial bias in appeal over tax conviction

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Christchurch-based property developer David Henderson has asked the Court of Appeal to overturn his conviction for seven tax charges, with his lawyer claiming that the judge showed apparent bias in his remarks during the … Read more »

Kiwi Magician to Pull Red Light on School Bullying

Press Release – TrustPower

Kiwi magician Elgregoe is once again hitting the dusty trail throughout the country, rearing to get his live show off the road and into Tauranga schools next week. Read more »

Police investigating power tool burglaries appeal to public

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Central District Police are appealing for members of the pubic to identify two individuals who burgled a Mt Wellington hardware store in July. Read more »

Cocktail Earth Cup Kick Carbon To The Curb

Press Release – 42 Below

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND, 25th AUGUST 2016 — The results are in and whilst Australia has the overall bragging rights, with the highest score across their five teams, James Millar and Cameron Attfield from The Gin Room in Auckland, New Zealand are … Read more »

Walk for Water Community Rally Announced

Press Release – Walk for Water

Lets get clean safe water flowing again is the call from the organisers of the Walk for Water community rally announced for this Saturday morning. Read more »

Lewis Pass motor inn fails to pay migrant worker

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A motor inn and caf in Lewis Pass has been ordered to pay $19,296 in penalties and arrears by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for failing to pay a migrant worker minimum wage or holiday pay. Read more »

Petition urges DHB to dump Compass food contract

Press Release – Real Meals Coalition

A petition urging the Southern DHB to dump its Compass food contract will be presented on Friday to the DHB Commissioner, Kathy Grant Read more »

Hay fever hits early – it’s nature doing its thing

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Wellingtonians are grabbing their tissues as hay fever season kicks off early this year due to the mild winter and early signs of spring. Read more »

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