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Archive for June, 2017

Planting trees in the mist, for Workskills course

Press Release – Ara Institute

Nine students participated from the New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living (NZCSL), a one year full time course for students with a learning disability. Read more »

Education strategy released for consultation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today released the draft New Zealand International Education Strategy for consultation. Read more »

HealthCare NZ seeks clearance to acquire Geneva Healthcare

Press Release – Commerce Commission

HealthCare NZ seeks clearance to acquire Geneva Healthcare Group The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Healthcare of New Zealand Holdings Limited (HealthCare NZ) to acquire 100% of the shares in Geneva Healthcare Limited and its … Read more »

Charity auction for ‘InsideOUT’

Press Release – InsideOUT

You have a beautiful child, who you love more than anything, but I want you to ask the question… If your child identifies as LBGT (Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay or Transgender)… will you be OK? Generous businesses are auctioning off a mums and bubs bulk … Read more »

Local hospitals nearing capacity

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Local hospitals nearing capacity Wellington Regional and Kenepuru Community Hospitals are currently near capacity, and patients with non-urgent needs are being encouraged to see their GP in the first instance. Both hospitals experience higher occupancy … Read more »

Waitangi Tribunal Releases Muaūpoko Priority Report

Press Release – Waitangi Tribunal

The Waitangi Tribunal today released its Horowhenua: the Muapoko Priority Report, in which it upheld a number of claims that the Crown breached the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. Read more »

Matariki Rising celebrations attract thousands

Press Release – Te Papa

Thousands turned out to celebrate Matariki Rising, a festival that celebrates Matariki, the Mori New Year. Read more »

Historic Equal Pay Settlement comes into force midnight

Press Release – Etu NZ

From midnight, tonight (1 July) the celebrations will begin in earnest as the reality of their big pay rise sinks in for 55,000 care and support workers in aged care, disability services and home support. Read more »

NZ support for Solomon Islands youth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee have announced that New Zealand will contribute up to $6 million to redevelop Honiaras Multi-Purpose Hall and sports facility. Read more »

Motueka Stormwater Improvements Given Priority

Press Release – Tasman District Council

An upgrade of the stormwater system in Motuekas Poole Street will be carried out this financial year, after being re-prioritised by the Tasman District Councils Engineering Committee. Read more »

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