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Archive for December, 2017

New Year’s tobacco tax hike means pain

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

A new report by the Taxpayers Union shows the ineffectiveness of tobacco tax hikes as a tool to reduce smoking rates, and reveals the unintended consequences of the policy: direct financial harm to smokers and their families, and crime towards … Read more »

Missing kayaker found safe and well

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are very pleased to report that the kayaker reported missing in the Kaituna River yesterday evening has this morning been located safe and well. The kayaker was found by a search team at 6.30am. Read more »

Arrest in Richmond burglaries

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Nelson Police have charged a 45-year-old man in relation to multiple burglaries committed in the Richmond area. Read more »

Muslim Youth on the streets while you are asleep

Press Release – Ahmadiyya Muslim Community NZ

New Years Eve is marked by celebrations the world over. The parties ushering in the New Year will inevitably result in a lot of work for sanitation workers before the New Year morning. For several years now, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Associations … Read more »

New Year’s Royal Honours for two police officers

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two police officers with extensive investigation or prevention and community policing expertise are recipients of Royal Honours in the New Year list announced today. Detective Inspector Tom Fitzgerald, former Canterbury District Investigations Manager and now … Read more »

New Year Honours List 2018

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Order of Merit The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: DNZM To be Dame Companions of the said Order: Ms Rangimarie Naida Glavish, ONZM, … Read more »

Conservation honours recipients congratulated

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has congratulated the outstanding New Zealand conservationists who have been recognised in the 2018 New Years Honours. Read more »

Minister pays tribute to health sector honours recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark has congratulated and thanked recipients of New Year Honours for their service to the health sector. Read more »

Pacific community celebrated in New Year’s Honours

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio Minister for Pacific Peoples 30 December 2017 MEDIA STATEMENT Pacific community celebrated in New Years Honours Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio has welcomed the Pacific recipients named in the New Years … Read more »

Prime Minister congratulates Honours recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Jacinda Ardern today congratulated the 179 New Zealanders named on the 2018 New Years Honours List. Read more »

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