Archive for April, 2017

12 Year Old Teaching Politicians to Code

Press Release – Nanogirl

On Monday May 8th, 12-year-old Amelia Lockley is taking a day off school and flying down to Parliament to teach New Zealands political leaders how to code, and to share the importance of teaching coding to all young New Zealanders. Read more »

Government commits $3.5 million towards replica Endeavour

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Events that celebrate the November 2019 anniversary of Captain James Cooks visit to Te Whanganui a Hei are gaining momentum locally, at the same time that the Government is ramping up co-ordination of events nationally to mark the 250th anniversary of … Read more »

Reserve Bank Head of Financial Stability appointed

Press Release – Reserve Bank

Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand has been appointed Head of Financial Stability and Deputy Chief Executive of the Reserve Bank, Governor Graeme Wheeler and Acting Governor-designate Grant Spencer announced today. Mr Bascand will take up the role on 27 September, … Read more »

Go Bananas for Fairtrade

Press Release – Fairtrade

From the 12th-14th May, Fairtrade supporters all across the globe will join Kiwis in the World Fairtrade Challenge – a series of events celebrating Fairtrade farmers and workers getting a fairer deal. Read more »

Today marks the day of the official beginning of a $13 milli

Press Release – Hyundai Marine Sports Centre

Sod turning kicks off the construction of a new marine sports centre at Okahu Bay Read more »

City Care wins Auckland Council RIMA FM/Parks contract

Press Release – City Care Ltd


Reflections on Auckland Planning – Joel Cayford

Opinion – Joel Cayford

Last Saturday took Celia Wade-Brown (Wellington’s previous mayor) to catch the 7:30 am ferry to Auckland. But it didn’t arrive. Not till 8:00am. Even caught Fullers staff by surprise – not forgetting the World Masters athletes. We went over later. … Read more »

Lift safety focus of International Workers Memorial Day

Press Release – E tu

E t is focussing on lift safety as part of commemorations for International Workers Memorial Day which is marked globally on April 28th. Read more »

All State of Emergency Broadcasts Need Captioning

Press Release – Captioning Working Group

The Captioning Working Group (CWG), with membership from people with hearing loss from The National Foundation for the Deaf, Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand and Hearing Association of New Zealand presented a collaborative submission to the Government … Read more »

Weaving through a lens

Press Release – Otago Polytech

The most powerful way to reduce poverty is to give women access to income. Thats the motivation behind Awamaki, a Womens Cooperative Programme run for Andean women in Peru. It helps women start and run their own business creating … Read more »

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