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Citizens Advice Bureau’s new website is up for two awards

Press Release – Citizens Advice Bureaux NZ

Somar Design Studios and the Citizens Advice Bureau are celebrating being finalists in the 2019 Best Awards for their work on the site . Read more »

Child rights experts to speak at Wellington seminar

Press Release – Save the Children New Zealand

Wellingtonians will have the chance to hear international child rights experts from Ireland, Scotland and Samoa speak at the Making Child Rights Real in Aotearoa New Zealand seminar to be held in the city on Wednesday 21 August. Read more »

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal underway

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

The 2019 Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is officially underway, with the aim of raising more than $1 million to help make a significant difference to thousands of sick Kiwi kids and their families. Read more »

The Takahē Love Triangle on Rotoroa Island

Press Release – Rotoroa Island

A carefully choreographed love match is taking place at Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf this week all in the name of conservation. Read more »

Research highlights need for healthier homes

Press Release – Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New research on the link between damp housing and childrens respiratory health supports Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZs assertion that there is a strong need for proper housing for all New Zealanders, says Chief Executive Letitia ODwyer. Read more »

Accused mosque shooter’s prison letter posted online

Article – RNZ

The man accused of the Christchurch mosque attacks has sent seven letters from prison and had two others withheld, Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says. Read more »

Northland Nurses Help our Island Neighbours

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Two Northland DHB renal nurses are giving up two weeks of their annual leave this month to head to Tonga on a self-funded trip, to support the people with disabilities of Nukualofa. Read more »

LGNZ cautious as government pits potatoes against houses

Press Release – Local Government NZ

LGNZ will be cautiously assessing the wider implications of the newly proposed National Position Statement on Highly Productive Land (NPS-HPL), noting that that it traverses a number of highly complex policy areas including housing affordability and property … Read more »

Danger Of A Persistent Weak Layer In The Backcountry

Press Release – NZ Mountain Safety Council

The Mountain Safety Council who operate the NZ Avalanche Advisory are advising backcountry skiers, snowboarders, hunters and trampers that current snowpack conditions throughout many parts of New Zealand present a heightened avalanche risk. Backcountry travel … Read more »

Uri nō Ihumātao – A Panel kōrero with Pania Newton

Press Release – Nga Tauira ki Ihumatao

Ng Tauira ki Ihumtao presents Uri n Ihumtao – A Panel krero with Pania Newton Thursday 15th August 4.30-6.00pm Waipapa Marae the University of Auckland Read more »

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