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Second round of consultation for new disability strategy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to give feedback on the first draft of the disability strategy as the second round of public consultation begins. Read more »

Government avoiding building houses at every turn

Press Release – Green Party

The New Zealand Herald is today reporting that the Governments target for social housing providers to build 1000 new homes has been completely missed, with community housing providers saying they have only proposed a maximum of 239 new social housing … Read more »

Be Italian for a day!

Press Release – Dante Alighieri Italian Society of Auckland

Festival Italiano 25 September 2016, 11am 4pm Osborne Street, Kent Street and Rialto Centre, Newmarket, Auckland Free entry Read more »

New prescription for community pharmacies

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

The changing role of local pharmacists will be examined in-depth in a new research project led by Victoria University of Wellington. Read more »

Eight important issues debated at LGNZ AGM

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Eight important issues debated at Local Government New Zealand AGM The local government sector voted on eight significant issues when it gathered for its annual AGM in Dunedin today. There was a strong focus on local democracy, community and health issues in … Read more »

Uni professors are making biased claims about climate change

Press Release – New Zealand Climate Science Coalition

Disgust that two Victoria University professors, James Renwick and Tim Naish are using the names of their university and the Royal Society of New Zealand to propagate biased and unjustified claims about climate change, has been expressed by the New … Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Eva Orner

Press Release – The Nation

But as the number of asylum seekers arriving by boat grew in the 1990, successive governments fought back with harsher and harsher laws. Read more »

IAS present awards for outstanding research

Press Release – International Aids Society

Women, Girls and HIV Investigators Prize; Prize for Excellence in HIV Research Related to Children; IAS TB/HIV Research Prize; Lange/van Tongeren Prizes for Young Investigator Awards; and Special HIV Cure Prize Awarded at AIDS 2016 Read more »


Press Release – Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Levin this morning at around 3:00am for a 5 year old with a medical emergency. She was stabilised by St John paramedics before being airlifted, along with her Mum, to Wellington Hospital for specialist … Read more »

Two medical emergencies

Press Release – TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Early this afternoon the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waihi where a 53 year old local woman became very unwell due to an existing medical condition, she was stabilised by St John paramedics before being flown to Waikato Hospital in … Read more »

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