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Archive for September, 2016

Drop Student Fees

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

QPEC believes that the central question to ask of the Productivity Commission’s proposals on tertiary education is, What is in the best public interest? Read more »

Stoptober sees Council housing tenancies go smokefree

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Creating healthy homes for its social housing tenants, providing a safe workplace for staff, and taking good care of the citys assets are among the benefits Wellington City Council is seeking with a decision to expand its smokefree policy in its housing … Read more »

The Debates of Loathing: Trump and Clinton at Hofstra

Opinion – Binoy Kampmark

Its all words, its all soundbites. Donald Trump, Hofstra University, Sep 26, 2016 Read more »

Fish & Game Critical of DOC’s Efforts to Reduce 1080 Risk

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game is calling on the Department of Conservation to do more to reduce the threat 1080 poison poses to people gathering food from waterways, saying its present effort is inadequate and self-serving. Read more »

Council accepts zoning change to land in Boulcott

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has accepted an independent hearing panels recommendation to change the zoning of former golf course land in the Boulcott area. Read more »

Three arrested following alleged aggravated robbery Takapuna

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Some excellent work by police and members of the public on the North Shore today has led to the arrest of three men following an alleged aggravated robbery at a jewellers in Takapuna. Read more »

GMT Secures $30.6 million Of New Development Commitments

Press Release – NZX

Goodman (NZ) Limited, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust (GMT or Trust), is pleased to announce two new industrial projects and further leasing success in its award winning development programme. Read more »

Sky Tower glows for Pink October

Press Release – SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will join landmarks around New Zealand lighting pink to raise awareness for breast cancer this October. Read more »

Science Deadline: Midwifery concerns, three-parent bub

Column – Science Media Centre

Top news from the Science Media Centre’s news-sharing platform. Mnuka honey a sweet solution for battling bacterial biofilms Endorsing science increases support for environmental policies Sorry Forbes, extinct NZ raven was one, not two … Read more »

Vocational skills are valued and essential

Press Release – Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) congratulates the hundreds of New Zealand secondary schools that have broadened senior curriculum through offering vocational pathways to senior students. Read more »

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