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Archive for October, 2016

Investment in Victoria University spin out completed

Press Release – Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Powerhouse (ASX: PVL), the developer of intellectual property based businesses, is pleased to announce that EdPotential Ltd, a new ed-tech software company, has been spun-out from Victoria University of Wellingtons Faculty of Education in conjunction … Read more »

Excellent progress in education

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Education Minister Hekia Parata say todays Better Public Service update shows the government is on track in lifting participation and achievement from our earliest learners, through … Read more »

Young people recruited to lead new rheumatic fever campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Acting Youth Minister Anne Tolley say young people will be recruited to help raise awareness of rheumatic fever amongst their peers. Read more »

Intergenerational Fairness

Column – ACT New Zealand

Intergenerational Fairness The Retirement Commissioner has said what ACTs been saying for a long time, Super at 65 is not sustainable as the number of working aged taxpayers per retiree goes from 4.4 to 2.4 over the next 20 years. Last time the … Read more »

New classrooms for Kimi Ora School

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Lower Hutts Kimi Ora School will get three new classrooms, says National List MP Chris Bishop. Read more »

Social Investment lifting Better Public Services Results

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Targeted early intervention and a Social Investment approach is being reflected in the steadily improving Better Public Services (BPS) Results, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. Read more »

Challenges remain in latest justice BPS results

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Crime is significantly down over the last five years, but the latest figures highlight that more work needs to be done to drive it down further, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. Read more »

DHBs Try to Profit From the Generosity of Resident Doctors

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Members of NZRDA who gave up their right to strike to provide life preserving services at their employers request are being offered only $4.00 an hour for their services. Read more »

Insulating social housing on West Coast

Press Release – Community Energy Action

This year Community Energy Action (CEA) has been working with Grey District Council (GDC) to improve the warmth and health of homes on the West Coast, with support from Mitre 10 Mega Greymouth. In July, CEA assessed 118 elderly housing properties belonging … Read more »

Global honours for nursing students

Press Release – Massey University

Two School of Nursing students head to Ireland next week, as honoured winners in the annual international Undergraduate Awards. Read more »

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