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Archive for June, 2017

Burial Application Granted for Matua Bruce Stewart QSM

Press Release – The Stewart family

Rangatira Bruce Stewart QSM (of Te Arawa and Tainui descent) founder of Tapu Te Ranga Marae Island Bay passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning aged 80, surrounded by his whnau. The whnau are both sad that he is no longer with us and relieved … Read more »

Research shows importance of local govt increasing

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Reputation research shows importance of local government increasing Kiwis are becoming increasingly aware of the important role local government plays in the performance of the country as a whole, new research commissioned by Local Government New Zealand … Read more »

Global innovators join forces at Wintec

Press Release – Wintec

Innovation that transforms societies is the theme for a two-day international symposium at Wintec in Hamilton next week. Global innovators from Europe will inspire more than 150 sector experts to transform problems into opportunities and create new innovations … Read more »

Historic equal pay settlement takes effect. Questions remain

Press Release – Public Service Association

At midnight, the historic pay equity settlement for 55,000 care and support workers will take effect, but questions around door-closing legislation and funding remain and must be addressed by the Government, says the PSA. Read more »

Whanau Ora making an Impact in Marlborough

Press Release – Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

A Te Puthitanga funded initiative in Marlborough has had confirmation that it will receive $1 million to fund a bilingual school, distinctly guided by kaupapa Maori philosophy. Read more »

Haumaru Housing celebrates start of services

Press Release – Haumaru Housing

Saturday, 1 July 2017, marks the start of housing services provided by Haumaru Housing, the limited partnership between New Zealand charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and Auckland Council, which has taken over operations of the councils Housing … Read more »

Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (SIT)

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will have the opportunity to help a select number of Information Technology students build lasting connections and form global links that will be priceless in future endeavours. Read more »

Justice for state abuse survivors: 6 July 2017

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Justice for state abuse survivors: 6 July 2017 New Zealanders who were abused as children and vulnerable adults while in state care are calling on other survivors and supporters to join them at parliament on Thursday 6 July as they present an open … Read more »

Orana Joins Forces with Jane Goodall Institute NZ

Press Release – Orana Wildlife Park

Orana Wildlife Park and the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand (JGI NZ) are celebrating a new partnership whereby the Institutes Roots & Shoots programme will be integrated at the Park. Dr Goodall will visit Orana tomorrow (Friday, 30 June) to … Read more »

Dr Jane Goodall inspires Canterbury students of all ages

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Environmentalist, humanitarian and the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees Dame Jane Goodall has taken time in her New Zealand tour to inspire Canterbury students of all ages, from primary-school age up to University of Canterbury students in the … Read more »

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