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Archive for October, 2017

Foreign speculators house ban

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign speculators house ban Foreign speculators will no longer be able to buy houses in New Zealand from early next year, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. We are determined to make it easier for Kiwis to buy their first home so we are stopping … Read more »

EDS releases new report on Biobanking in New Zealand

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Media Release: EDS releases new report on Biobanking in New Zealand The Environmental Defence Society has released a new research report aimed at exploring how habitat banking could contribute to the management of New Zealands biodiversity. Banking … Read more »

E tū fights employer moves to undermine minimum wage rise

Press Release – E tu

E t is very disappointed to learn that some employers are trying to avoid the upcoming minimum wage increase by building workers allowances into their basic hourly pay. Read more »

Taranaki DHB urges people to D.U.M.P. medicines safely

Press Release – Taranaki DHB

Taranaki DHB is urging people to make their homes safer and protect the environment by taking their unwanted and expired medicines to ANY Taranaki pharmacy for FREE, environmentally-friendly disposal. Read more »

NZ Business Week Launches New Programme: The Brave Thinkers

Press Release – NZ Business Week

New Zealand Business Week (NZBW) is pleased to announce The Brave Thinkers programme which will be launched at Palmerston North Boys High School College House on Thursday evening at 4pm. Read more »

Lack of women in leadership contributes to ‘leaky pipeline’

Press Release – Diversity Works

New research shows a fifth of our organisations have leadership teams that are more than 75 per cent male, and its impacting their ability to retain their talented female staff, says Diversity Works New Zealand Chief Executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie. Read more »

A colourful overview of regional diversity

Press Release – Oratia Media

Record immigration and tourism numbers mean that not only school kids need to gain an appreciation of New Zealands regional diversity. The newly released Regions of New Zealand answers that need in an easily digested, colourful hardback that gives … Read more »

Swimming safely through summer

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

With the summer swimming season about to kick off, Waikato Regional Council will again be helping beach users know whether water quality is suitable. Read more »

EduHack: Latin America

Press Release – Creative HQ

The newly formed Latin America Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) and Creative HQ have come together to bring you the first-ever Latin American EduHack. EduHack provides the opportunity for teachers, parents, career advisors, educational designers, … Read more »

MP for Hutt South Welcomes Fairer Fares Decision

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Today the Greater Wellington Regional Council voted in favour of introducing a tertiary students discount on public transport across the Wellington region, to take effect from the middle of 2018. Read more »

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