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Homelessness in Rotorua requires multi-pronged approach

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

A multi-pronged approach is underway to help Rotoruas homeless and the Council continues to work with the Ministry of Social Development, providers and local groups, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Read more »

Ngati Ruanui purchasing Patea Medical Centre

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngaati Ruanui Trust

Itll be business as usual for Patea Medical Centre patients but with the added benefit of regular on-site doctors as Ngati Ruanui purchases the practice. Read more »

Domestic violence survivor says we need to come together

Press Release – Waikato Women’s Refuge

At nine years old, Mereana Love walked into her familys Hamilton home after school with her two brothers to find her grandmother sobbing on the phone. Seeing the children, Loves grandmother broke the news – ‘Mums been in an accident. Mum and Leon … Read more »

Taking the Long View: Silent Revolution

Article – Gord Stewart

A bit of safety advice for travelling in the Netherlands: Look both ways before you step off the curb. Read more »

Chilling impact of poverty on child health

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Matted hair on maggot-infested scalps, rotting teeth in pre-schoolers, developmental delays, damp houses and poor nutrition some of the results of poverty on child health reported by paediatricians on the clinical front line. Read more »

Couple admit stealing tax-payer funds for lavish lifestyle

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

A Christchurch couple have pleaded guilty to defrauding a government-funded disability trust of nearly $500,000 on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. Read more »

Pacific Legacy Award Winner Parris Goebel

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Choreographer, dancer, director and Pacific businesswoman Parris Goebel, who accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust Legacy Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards on Friday 22 June 2018 at Eden Park, urges upcoming Pacific entrepreneurs … Read more »

Mahuta: LGNZ Speech [17/7/18]

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hei tawharau i a mtou i tnei w, Kai Tahu koutou n tnei pito te motu. Nga timimate o te w, o te marama ,o nanahi here hoki mai here. Tatu iho nei ki a ttou ng mahue tanga iho. Tn koutou katoa, Pai Mrire. Read more »

Funding focuses on innovative teaching strategies [13/7/18]

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Projects using innovative and engaging ways of teaching such as combining performing arts and co-teaching strategies received Government funding to get started, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. Read more »

Geo40 partner with Maori on world-leading energy project

Press Release – Geo40

(19 July 2018) – Geo40, in cooperation with Contact Energy and the Ngati Tahu Tribal Lands Trust, is this month set to start commercially extracting silica from geothermal fluid as part of a world-leading sustainable energy partnership. Read more »

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