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Northland College: huge improvements in NCEA achievement

Press Release – Youth Horizons Trust

The last day of term 1 is worth celebrating for Northland College as success in NCEA levels one and two increased in 2013. On Thursday April 17, the Police sound stage truck will entertain and help students celebrate their success during their lunch … Read more »

Scholarships secured for Whanganui youth

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

At a ceremony on campus with staff and whnau, 31 Rangatahi (youth) were awarded Youth Guarantee scholarship certificates for fee free study at Whanganui UCOL. Read more »

Speak out: Create Change by marking World Haemophilia Day

Press Release – Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand

An estimated 6.9 million people have a bleeding disorder, yet 75 percent of them dont know it. Every year on April 17, World Haemophilia Day is observed around the world to increase awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. Read more »

Northland Controlled Purchase Operation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and the Northland District Health Board are very disappointed with the results of an alcohol controlled purchase operation conducted in licensed premises in the Mid North last Friday (April 11). Read more »

Martin Doyle cartoon: The Godwits Fly

Opinion – Martin Doyle

The news that over a quarter of us were born in another country is no surprise considering the numbers who depart our fair shores every year never to return. In some ways, New Zealand is the world’s busiest hotel. Read more »

Call for Formal Review of Christchurch Draft District Plan

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council has grave concerns for the future of Christchurch as Christchurch City Council reviews its District Plan. Read more »

Oxfam’s Morning Tea 2014

Press Release – Oxfam NZ

Oxfams Morning Tea 2014 Kiwis across the country are getting together over a cuppa to make a difference in the lives of people living in poverty in the developing world. Theyre getting involved in Oxfams Morning Tea, a fun and easy fundraising event … Read more »

Term One Report Card for Hekia Parata

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Principals comment: I am concerned Hekia has been drifting and has shown no improvement this term. I believe she should consider seeking the help of a careers counsellor. Read more »

Conversations that Count

Press Release – Ministry of Health

An advisory committee for ethical issues in healthcare supports the National Advance Care Planning Cooperatives national awareness day, Conversations that Count. Read more »

Government urged to honour the price of citizenship

Press Release – The Maori Party

Mori Party Co-leaders Tariana Turia and Te Ururoa Flavell say that the proud contribution of veterans who have fought for our country is still some way from being fully honoured. Read more »

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