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Free Press 5/10/15

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Google vs the PPTA The PPTA teachers union has held its annual conference with the usual combative 70s trade union style rhetoric. We neednt repeat it here because it is predictable enough: life and death struggle, good and evil, et cetera. … Read more »

Dukie proves confidence is more than skin deep

Press Release – Attitude Awards

Dukie King looks a bit different to other six-year-olds, but hes not letting it faze him. Read more »

Loan shark targeting Chinese community fined and banned

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Yuan Rong Yang, former owner of Sunway Finance Limited and money lender to Aucklands Chinese community for at least 17 years, has been fined $22,500 and banned from lending indefinitely in Auckland District Court. Mr Yang had earlier pleaded guilty to two … Read more »

Satisfaction with social infrastructure continues to grow

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Monday, 5 October 2015) Resident satisfaction with Dunedin City Council’s social infrastructure continues to grow according to the results of the 2015 Residents’ Opinion Survey released today. Read more »

Peters: Circus or Soap Opera and Foreseen Circumstances

Speech – New Zealand First Party

The performance of the National led government resembles a unique blend of circus and soap opera. When there are major social and economic issues to be resolved our future as a trading nation is at stake the leadership is obsessed with pandas … Read more »

Maternal mental health trust celebrates anniversary

Press Release – Dayspring Trust

The Dayspring Trust was set up in 1980 to provide support for people in a crisis. Read more »

PM John Key: TPP, Aussie Deporations, Syria

Press Release – The Nation

Key says Australia will back down on its policy of deporting Kiwis sentenced to at least a year in prison: I dont actually think the Australian positions sustainable over the very long term. Read more »

Dr Harry Shier to visit New Zealand

Press Release – Ara Taiohi

Ara Taiohi, national peak body for the youth sector in New Zealand, is delighted to announce that Dr Harry Shier will provide the keynote address. His presence at Ara Taiohi’s biennial national wnanga, Building Pathways, will add a wealth of … Read more »

Medical Provider, Police join on Domestic Violence

Press Release – Nirvana Health Group

Medical Provider Network And Police Join Forces to Improve Early Intervention to Reduce Domestic Violence Read more »

Gender equality news – Rise in gender pay gap

Press Release – National Council of Women of NZ

Kia ora koutou, welcome to On Balance – the National Council of Women of New Zealand’s weekly round-up of the latest gender equality news, research and events. Please share it with anyone you think might be interested and let them know they can subscribe … Read more »

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