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Just more bureaucratic institutional failure

Article – Performance Urban Planning

The major reason for getting the Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Surveys underway some 10 years ago, was to provide a foundation for sound public discussion and political action. Read more »

Green’s ‘not speaking out about human rights abuses in China

Press Release – Right To Life New Zealand Inc

Right to Life challenges Russell Norman the co-leader of the Green Party to explain why, he was prepared to ask Prime Minister John Key to talk to Chinese President Xi Jinping about human rights abuses in countries bordering China but ignored the … Read more »

Chinese Community Upset by Ventnor shipwreck proposal

Press Release – Poon Fah Association of New Zealand

Mr Charlie Ding, President of the Poon Fah Association of New Zealand is appalled that the Ventnor gravesite and the remains of his countryman are to be developed as an underwater tourist attraction. Read more »

New Zealand Chinese Association alarmed over Ventnor claims

Press Release – NZCA

Claims of sending historic artifacts from the shipwrecked SS Ventnor to a museum in China have alarmed local Chinese and descendants of those lost in the 1902 disaster. Read more »

Nelson Digital Futures Society set up

Press Release – Nelson Digital Futures Society

New organisation believes Nelson should be a hub for the digital evolution in New Zealand being spurred forward by high speed internet Read more »

Golden Oldies 2018 World Sports Festival for Christchurch

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council and Vintage Sports Limited Events (VSL) are bringing the Golden Oldies World 2018 Sports Festival to Christchurch. Read more »

Student researcher looks at refuelling for disabled drivers

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student is helping a community-based organisation conduct further research into the feasibility of an automated refuelling device for mobility-impaired drivers. Read more »

Capital’s Chinese Garden a symbol of partnership

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The proposed Chinese Garden for the Wellington Waterfront will be a symbol of the strong relationship shared between Wellington and its partner cities and regions in China, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said today. Read more »

NZ China Mayoral Forum opens doors for economic benefits

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The inaugural New Zealand China Mayoral Forum will be held today in Auckland, the first of a regular exchange between mayors and governors from the two countries, expected to increase engagement and create significant economic benefits throughout … Read more »

Aucklanders of many faiths gathering to honour Mother Teresa

Press Release – Mother Teresa Inter Faith Committee

The Mother Teresa Inter Faith Committee invites everyone to honour one of the 20th centurys greatest figures, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Among those on the committee are representatives of the Hindu, Muslim, Buddhists, Christians, Sikhs and Zoroastrians … Read more »

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