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Northern Lifeguards Thrilled To Celebrate Season Success

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards from Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) will gather to celebrate the best of the 2019-20 patrol season at the Toyota Financial Services Awards of Excellence on 15 August. The annual awards night will take place at the Cordis Hotel … Read more »

Regional Council Undertakes Work To Address Whareroa Marae Health Concerns

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has committed to investigating and addressing health concerns raised by the Whareroa Marae community in Mount Maunganui. The Bay of Plenty Regional Council met today (August 6) and discussed the current situation and future … Read more »

2020 Gold Awards Finalists Announced

Press Release – Wellington Gold Awards

The Finalists for the 2020 Gold Awards were announced on Thursday 30th July at Te Wharewaka o Poneke on Wellington’s waterfront. The Finalists were selected from the largest group of entrants in the Gold Awards 22-year history and represent a fine … Read more »

NZPIF Challenges Statements Made By The Associate Minister Of Housing

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

The Associate Minister of Housing Kris Faafoi issued a press release last night regarding the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. The President of the NZ Property Investors Federation, Andrew King, challenges statements made … Read more »

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation Awards Almost $1 Million To Health Researchers

Press Release – Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

The Canterbury Medical Research Foundation (CMRF) has awarded almost $1 million in funding to local health researchers including a team studying the loved ones of survivors and those widowed by the Christchurch mosque attacks. This is the 60th … Read more »

Government Repeals Discriminatory Law

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A discriminatory law that has been a symbol of frustration for many people needing and providing care and support, has been scrapped by the Government. Part 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill (No 2) was introduced … Read more »

Government Delivers On Rental Reforms Promise

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has delivered on its promise to New Zealanders to modernise tenancy laws with the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment (RTA) Bill 2020 today, says Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing), Kris Faafoi. The Residential … Read more »

Claims That Behrouz Boochani Jumped The Queue Are A Reminder Of The Dangers Of Anti-Refugee Politics

Article – The Conversation

Claims that Behrouz Boochani jumped the queue are a reminder of the dangers of anti-refugee politics Read more »

Bill passes for managed isolation charges

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Bill allowing the Government to recover some costs for managed isolation and quarantine passed its third reading today, with charges coming into force as soon as regulations are finalised. Putting regulations into force is the next step. Read more »

Sober Findings In Major Survey Of Queenstown Lakes Renters

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Residential renters in Queenstown and Wanaka are still experiencing significant housing stress in the the rental market despite rent prices falling in June, a local survey reveals. Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT) surveyed more than … Read more »

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