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Teen Ambassadors treat elderly to sandwiches and selfies

Press Release – LynnMall Shopping Centre

Theres something to be said for intergenerational socialisationwhile selfies are everyday practice for teenagers, much of the older generation is illiterate in cell phone use. Those of the older generation can talk about life in the forties/fifties/sixties … Read more »

Rūnanga sets example in waterway restoration

Press Release – Enviroment Canterbury

The project manager for a Banks Peninsula rnanga is encouraging people in central Canterbury to apply for funding dedicated to restoring waterways and native ecosystems. Read more »

Medium Density Housing Zones Identified

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

The growth in one to two person households in Dunedin has prompted a rethink of how we look at residential development. Read more »

Kickstarting Build of World’s Biggest Waterslide

Press Release – Live More Awesome Foundation

After putting New Zealand and depression firmly on the global map in 2013 with their Worlds Biggest Waterslide event in Helensville, local charity Live More Awesome are at it again except this time its bigger, better and the public … Read more »

Turei: Address in reply speech, 21 October 2014

Speech – Green Party

The other day I had a moment of genuine inspiration while watching The Paul Henry Show. Clearly, this was a unique moment. Paul and I get along, but to tell you the truth the most inspiring thing about his show is usually the urge I get to change … Read more »

Network established to support families

Press Release – FASD-CAN

FASD-CAN Incorporated, a non-profit organisation set up to support people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), is thrilled to announce that Auckland Judge Tony FitzGerald has accepted their invitation to be the organisations first … Read more »

Missing 70 year old, Glenfield

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitemata Police are appealing to the public to help them locate a 70 year old woman, missing from a Glenfield address. Chuanrong ZHAI has very limited English, suffers from Alzheimers and was last seen this morning. Read more »

Auckland’s primary healthcare industry prepares for Ebola

Press Release – University of Auckland

Primary healthcare workers from around the greater Auckland region will attend a seminar on how to prepare for the threat of Ebola, at the University of Auckland next week. Read more »

Doing Real Justice

photo of Phil McCarthyfrom Phil McCarthy
National Director, Prison Fellowship NZ

I spent 14 years as a General Manager in the Department of Corrections, 10 of those with responsibility for the Prison Service.  I always used to say that I wasn’t in the job because I ‘was into keys’.

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Speech from the Throne: State Opening of Parliament, 21 Oct

Speech – Governor General

Following the General Election, a National-led Government has been formed with a majority in the House on confidence and supply. Confidence and supply agreements have been signed between the National Party and, respectively, the ACT Party and … Read more »

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