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Whanganui cordons now lifted

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have stood down cordons and extra staff in the Tawhero area of Whanganui where there were reports of a male carrying a firearm wearing a balaclava this morning before 8am. Read more »

Scoop 3.0 – How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Article – Scoop Publishing

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution. We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure … Read more »

NZ to become a leader in the fight against climate change

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand intends to become a leader in the global fight against climate change, Climate Change Minister James Shaw has told a major United Nations climate change conference. Read more »

Taika’s challenge to Kiwis wins award

Press Release – Race Relations Commissioner

New Zealands first nationwide anti-racism campaign Give Nothing to Racism has won top honours at the Asia-Pacific Communications Awards taking out the supreme award for the best communications campaign by an NGO, association or institution. … Read more »

IHC encouraged by Minister’s commitment

Press Release – IHC New Zealand

IHC is encouraged by the Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Carmel Sepulonis resolve to lift people with disabilities out of poverty. Read more »

Plumbing leader calls for increased investment in sanitation

Press Release – Laser Group

World Toilet Day often brings a smile to the face of the reader, until they realise the seriousness of the topic, and what the outcome could be if we didnt have something that we all take for granted, the humble toilet. Read more »

Changes to improve mental health community respite

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Improvements are being made to the management of mental health clients requiring community respite care following the review of a serious incident at a Whitby respite service. Read more »

Auckland community cultural festival honoured with award

Press Release – YMCA

The Albert-Eden Schools Cultural Festival has received a national Outstanding Event Award from the New Zealand Recreation Association at its awards ceremony on Thursday 9 November. Read more »

Previous Government told house building would fall

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The previous Government was told by officials that the number of houses built would peak and start to fall well short of the number needed to meet demand. Official advice shows KiwiBuild will prevent this decline in house building and drive further increases, … Read more »

Cathedral Fundraising Trust Chair named

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Cathedral Fundraising Trust Chair named Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration Dr Megan Woods has appointed Peter Guthrey as Chair of the fundraising trust for the reinstatement of ChristChurch Cathedral. The ChristChurch Cathedral Restoration … Read more »

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