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Make Movin’March Your Child’s Mission

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

School children and their parents are getting into gear for this years MovinMarch a region-wide campaign to encourage active travel to and from school, which runs from 5-29 March. Greater Wellington Regional Council developed the campaign, which … Read more »

Rise in heart disease coincides with biggest ever collection

Press Release – The Heart Foundation

As the latest statistics show more Kiwis are being touched by heart disease, a record number of New Zealanders will be out on the streets this Friday and Saturday, collecting donations for the Heart Foundation to fund more heart research and training. Read more »

CPAG welcomes new and improved Tomorrow’s Schools (amended)

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

A new Education Work Programme that focuses on inclusive education, reducing barriers to participation and improving childrens outcomes is welcomed by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) . Read more »

Work with us to change tertiary education to benefit of all

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Government plans announced today to build a truly inclusive, accessible and high quality public education system, overhauling the way future generations of Kiwis are taught, will require government, staff, students, iwi, and community groups working … Read more »

Pandora Pond Swimming warning

Press Release – Hawkes Bay DHB

People are being warned not to swim in Pandora Pond, Napier, until further notice due to contamination. Hawkes Bays District Health Board Medical Officer of Health, Dr Nicholas Jones, said monitoring by Hawkes Bay Regional Council had … Read more »

CPAG welcomes new and improved Tomorrow’s Schools

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

A new Education Work Programme that focuses on inclusive education, reducing barriers to participation and improving childrens outcomes is welcomed by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) . Read more »

Special Housing Area proposed for Wanaka

Press Release – Bright Sky

Wanakas first development proposed under the governments Special Housing Area (SHA) legislation enacted in 2013 would see 281 mixed-style dwellings built in the Wanaka South area. Read more »

Seaweek 2018 – Beach Clean Ups and Sandcastles

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

SeaWeek events organised by Hawkes Bay Regional Council offer a chance for the community to get together on the coast, help improve the environment and have some creative fun. Information and sign-ups are on Facebook:HBRegionalCouncil. Read more »

Final sign-off for Regional Development Fund

Article – RNZ

Cabinet has given the final sign-off for the billion-dollar a year Regional Development Fund, and the checks and balances to be put in place for any money allocated. Read more »

Revised TPP-11 text is largely unchanged:

Press Release – Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network

The new text of the revised and rebranded Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership between Australia and 10 other countries without the US contains minor additional change since last November. Some other governments have demanded further … Read more »

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