Community Scoop

Archive for August, 2017

Climate change realities addressed by regional council

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

More severe weather extremes and significant coastal areas that could be affected by sea level rise are two of the key climate change risks for the Waikato region. Read more »

The Old parties Are Forgetting Seniors – But We Aren’t

Speech – New Zealand First Party

It is a delight to be in Stoke and Nelson. And it is great to be at a meeting that has been organised by Grey Power. New Zealand First is proud to say we are a party that is fully behind our Seniors. Read more »

Upper Hutt’s free Have a Go Day

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

The community is invited to a public transport and companion driving service open day on Saturday 9 September, at Upper Hutt Station. Read more »

Council considers City Centre and Waterfront plan

Press Release – Auckland Council

The next stage of work to enhance and open up Aucklands city centre and waterfront to the public will be considered at the councils Planning Committee on Tuesday 5 September. Read more »

ACT to level the playing field for independent schools

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACTs policy on independent schools will save taxpayers money and protect the rights of all parents to choose the best school for their child, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Urgent action must be taken on our country’s water

Press Release – Green Party

Al Jazeera investigation underlines why urgent action must be taken on our countrys water Read more »

Trump Threat to Kiwi US Working Holiday Programmes

Press Release – International Working Holidays

New Zealands leading specialist overseas employment agency, International Working Holidays (IWH) is joining forces with American and other international agencies to counter the threat to US working holiday programmes from President Donald Trumps … Read more »

Translations celebrate culture and wellbeing

Press Release – All Right

In a New Zealand first, a set of five simple actions proven to improve wellbeing have been translated into multiple languages. Read more »

Tuna Market Intelligence

Press Release – PNA

Skipjack prices in Bangkok have risen to $2,100 per metric ton while other regions are leading at $2,200. The expectation is that Bangkok will soon follow this lead. Read more »

Ngati Ruanui takes its fight to the High Court

Press Release – Te Ruannga o Ngati Ruanui Trust

After 15 days of preparation, Ngati Ruanui has lodged its appeal against the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow seabed mining off South Taranaki with the High Court first thing this morning (Thursday August 31). Read more »

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