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HiveMind Report: Consensus Found On Key Water Quality Issues

Article – Hivemind

Thankyou to all who contributed to our HiveMind Consultation on ‘Water Quality’ in July and August 2017. It is clear that there was a consensus amongst the 117 New Zealanders participating in this exercise around a number of important aspects of … Read more »

Q Theatre Unveils Venue-Wide Bi-Lingual Signage

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Aucklands Q Theatre has joined the growing movement of organisations recognising the importance of te reo Mori by unveiling a venue-wide suite of bi-lingual signage. Read more »

Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum meeting update

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The Community Pharmacy Leaders Forum (CPLF) met on Wednesday 2 August in Wellington. CPLF is chaired by the Guilds President, with the Guild also taking responsibility for organising CPLF meetings. Read more »

Ngāti Kahungunu Reo Māori Awards SELLS OUT

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngti Kahungunu Reo Mori Awards SELLS OUT NG TOHU REO O NGTI KAHUNGUNU 2017 SOLD OUT! On Friday 25 August, Ngti Kahungunu will celebrate the third bi-annual Ngti Kahungunu Mori Language Awards. Established in 2013, this evening celebrates … Read more »

PSA Launches Progressive Thinking on Housing Booklet

Press Release – PSA

WHAT: The launch of the PSAs Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on housing; a booklet featuring ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing journalistically on a range of topics in housing. It includes contributions from Alan Johnson (Salvation … Read more »

Social Worker Registration Costs a Concern

Press Release – Social Service Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa national manager Brenda Pilott has welcomed the Social Worker Registration Bill being referred to a select committee. The Bill had its first reading on the last sitting day of Parliament. Read more »

The World Humanitarian Day to remember 82 aid workers killed

Press Release – Council for International Development

New Zealands community of disaster relief workers are marking World Humanitarian Day and remembering the 82 aid workers who have died so far in 2017. Read more »

Taking the Long View – Sustainability in Tertiary Education

Article – Gord Stewart

Many things on which our future health and prosperity depend are in dire jeopardy: climate stability, the resilience and productivity of natural systems, the beauty of the natural world, and biological diversity.It is worth noting that this is not … Read more »

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Applications for funding for events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi open on Monday 21 August. Read more »

NZ Government Fails! No Answers over Injustices at Ihumātao

Press Release – Save Our Unique Landscape

The New Zealand Government delegation to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination in Geneva yesterday failed to answer multiple questions about the development of a Special Housing Area on confiscated Mori land at Ihumtao … Read more »

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