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Govt Urged To Source External Carbon From Pacific Islands

Press Release – Carbon Partnership

Environmental financing charity Ekos is urging Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett to source any foreign carbon credits from the Pacific Islands before searching for credits elsewhere, and only after making every effort to reduce emissions at home, … Read more »

The State of New Zealand’s Atmosphere & Climate

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ have released an updated report on the state of New Zealand’s atmosphere and climate. The report documents trends in global and local conditions, including a 1C temperature increase in New Zealand … Read more »

Wellington Student Celebrated at Graeme Dingle Awards

Press Release – Graeme Dingle Foundation

One of Wellingtons most inspiring young Kiwis, 16-year-old Upper Hutt resident Sorcha Stempa, has been honoured for her outstanding courage as part of the Graeme Dingle Foundations 2017 Excellence Awards, held at Government House in Auckland … Read more »

Young Kiwi Resilience Celebrated

Press Release – Graeme Dingle Foundation

An inspiring group of 15 extraordinary young New Zealanders, youth leaders, mentors and volunteers have been honoured for their courage, determination and community contribution, as part of the Graeme Dingle Foundations 2017 Excellence Awards … Read more »

First Female Chieftain for Hororata Highland Games

Press Release – Hororata Highland Games

Coming into its 7th event the Hororata Highland Games is pleased to announce that the 2017 Chieftain will be Hon Amy Adams, MP for Selwyn. When selecting a Chieftain we look for people who have served our community and/or have Scottish connections, … Read more »

Radical Generosity Funding To Support Female-Led Companies

Press Release – SheEO

A disruptive economic model created by SheEO.World designed to actively support a small number of women-led ventures with no-interest loans, launches in New Zealand today. Read more »

TIN Profiles NZ’s Growing Māori Technology Ecosystem

Press Release – Technology Investment Network

Auckland, 17 October 2017 Mori-owned or Mori investment-backed technology companies are making a significant contribution to New Zealands technology sector; a trend that looks set to grow, according to the annual 2017 TIN Report launched … Read more »

House of science is bringing top scientists to BoP

Press Release – House of Science

House of science is bringing top scientists to the Bay of Plenty October 2017: The House of Science is hosting leading New Zealand scientists at their biennial symposium in November. The first-of-its-kind institution is changing the way Kiwis engage with … Read more »

Auckland Council Makes Outdoor Dining Smokefree

Press Release – Cancer Society

Auckland Council has strengthened their Smokefree Policy to make all outdoor dining on footpath areas smokefree. The new policy, which will come into effect from November 2017, requires all cafs and restaurants with licenses to provide outdoor dining … Read more »

Māori Zero Waste Gathering in Kawhia

Press Release – Marae Para Kore

We are excited to bring Para Kores Hui -Tau to Kawhia this month. The hui brings together people from across Aotearoa working towards Zero Waste on marae and in the community says Jacqui Forbes, kaihaut matua for Para Kore. Read more »

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