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Hearing NZ celebrates Hearing Awareness Week 2018

Press Release – Hearing Association

New Zealand Hearing 2018 Awareness Week occurs between the 3rd to the 9th of March with the theme of Noise Destroys! The intention of this week is to encourage all New Zealanders, both young and old alike, to turn their attention to the health and … Read more »

Sticking Their Necks out for New Zealand Youth

Press Release – BDO New Zealand

On 22 February, 24 Taranaki cyclists will be setting off on a 900 kilometre, 9-day charity ride, covering the most beautiful scenery and challenging terrain the region has to offer for a charity that is making a real difference to our youth. Read more »

InternetNZ seeks modern balance for copyright law

Press Release – InternetNZ

“The Internet has opened up new opportunities for creative New Zealanders. Our paper points to those opportunities, and suggests that getting copyright right would help us to realise their benefits,” says Chief Executive Jordan Carter. Read more »

Meth moral panic continues under proposed tenancy changes

Press Release – The Salvation Army New Zealand

Proposals to allow landlords to evict tenants with just seven days notice for methamphetamine contamination are an extension of the meth moral panic, The Salvation Army says. Read more »

Fund encourages lower-emissions technology

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation MEDIA STATEMENT 19 February 2018 Fund encourages lower-emissions technology Read more »

Consumer NZ sunscreen complaint results in action

Press Release – Consumer NZ

A Consumer NZ complaint about a sunscreen that failed to meet its label claims has resulted in manufacturer Johnson & Johnson agreeing to only sell products that meet the joint Australian and New Zealand standard. Read more »

Second sweep of the Great DDT Muster gathers pace

Press Release – 3R Group

A nationwide initiative to rid New Zealand of banned pesticides like DDT is gaining momentum as farmers turn over tonnes of the dangerous chemicals for safe disposal. Read more »

Better volunteering outcomes for recent migrants

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) has secured funding to deliver a nationwide programme of work that aims to deliver better volunteering outcomes for recent migrants. Read more »

Pleased With Free Education, Betrayed By CPTPP

Press Release – Otago Students Against CPTPP

Tonight the Otago Students Against The CPTPP will be protesting outside the Otago University Convocation Ceremony, hoping to send a clear message to Jacinda Ardern that the CPTPP is not a sensible, compassionate or progressive trade deal. Read more »

Interactive hub – visitors build unique walking experiences

Press Release – Auckland Council

An innovative digital portal has opened allowing visitors to design their own custom walking tours of the central city. Read more »

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