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New Ruapehu (And NZ) Citizens

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron swore-in five new New Zealand citizens at an official ceremony in councils Ohakune chamber today. Read more »

Petition for release the of seven Bahá’í leaders in Iran

Press Release – Baha’i NZ

At the invitation of the Honourable Annette King the New Zealand Bah’ community is presenting a petition to the House of Representatives asking the NZ government to demand the release of the seven former leaders of the Bahai community in Iran … Read more »

Moon sighting signals beginning of Eid

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Muslim New Zealanders will today celebrate the Islamic festival Eid-ul Fitr following the sighting of the new moon and will come together to celebrate at Parliament this week, Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins says. Eid-ul Fitr, is celebrated by … Read more »

New actions work to empower youth in the South

Press Release – SWEET

A project aiming to put South Taranaki youth on a better path to adulthood is welcoming a raft of local initiatives and a new name. Read more »

Health expert in Rotorua to talk about alcohol harm

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Clinical toxicologist and Wellington Regional Hospital emergency medicine specialist, Dr Paul Quigley, is in Rotorua this week to speak about the harmful impacts of alcohol on New Zealand society. Dr Quigley is both a frontline clinician dealing on a daily … Read more »

Rhoda Read nurses training saves Berkeley’s life

Press Release – Waikato DHB

Retired Pateronga farmer Berkeley Clark, 83, is living proof training for saving lives is just as important as actually saving them. Read more »

Launch of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu Whānau Ora

Speech – New Zealand Government

Launch of Te Ptahitanga o Te Waipounamu Whnau Ora Commissioning Agency, Ng Hau e Wh Marae, tautahi Read more »

Conference on Democracy, Ethics and the Public Good

Press Release – Public Good

Conference on Democracy, Ethics and the Public Good A conference is to be held in Wellington on 1 and 2 August with the aim of starting a NZ-wide discussion about the quality of our democracy. The conference is hosted jointly by the St Andrews … Read more »

Major events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade

Press Release – Auckland Pride Festival

Wednesday 23 July Major events funding confirmed for Auckland Pride Parade for 2015/2016 The Auckland Pride Parade will feature in Aucklands major events calendar for the next two years, thanks to support from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic … Read more »

Data Futures Forum delivers final report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Data Futures Forum has delivered a range of thought-provoking recommendations on the use of data in New Zealand, Finance Minister Bill English and Statistics Minister Nicky Wagner say. Read more »

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