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Biophysical Limits On Cities

Article – Stephen Knight-Lenihan

In a recent New Zealand Herald article on the Auckland water crisis Simon Wilson identifies 18 contributory factors including lack of strategic planning, lack of political direction, climate change, ignoring advice, and yes of course lack of rain. … Read more »

Ngāti Hine Release Marae Guidelines Toolkit

Press Release – Ngati Hine

Te Manawaroa o Ngti Hine, the Ngti Hine Covid-19 Emergency Response Taskforce have partnered with Te Maara a Hinemaru to release a Marae Guidelines Toolkit to support hap and marae trustees. The group have created a resource toolkit that … Read more »

Auckland Council Ignores Obligations To Mana Whenua

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Government Ministers and Auckland Council continue to show a complete disregard for the law and their obligations to Mana whenua says Te Rnanga o Ngti Whtua Chair, Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish. On 26 March 2020, Auckland Council notified … Read more »

Samoa Language Week Theme Is Perfect For The Post-COVID-19 Journey

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, says the theme for the 2020 Samoa Language Week is a perfect fit for helping our Pacific communities cope with the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, and to prepare now for the journey ahead as New Zealand … Read more »

Decarbonising A Prosperous New Zealand

Article – BECA

Leaders across Beca have prepared this think-piece to ignite your thinking – and to contribute to the ongoing discussions with all New Zealand about how we can get the best outcomes from the significant recovery and economic rebuild being proposed … Read more »

Homelessness Pandemic Response Highlights Importance Of Good Homes

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Community housing providers and other front-line organisations have done an amazing job of finding homes for people during New Zealands Level 4 pandemic lockdown, says Scott Figenshow, Chief Executive of Community Housing Aotearoa. He was commenting … Read more »

The Maisey Group Extend Commitment To Rescue Helicopter

Press Release – Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Long-standing supporter of the Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter, The Maisey Group have shown enduring dedication to their regions life-saving service by extending their regular annual sponsorship of $15,000 to a three-year term. Loyal Waikato Westpac … Read more »

Youth Sector Rainbow Collective Question Government’s ‘Rebuilding Together’ Budget

Press Release – Youth Sector Rainbow Collective

Several of Aotearoas rainbow organisations have spoken out about the lack of specific funding allocated to rainbow communities in the 2020 Rebuilding Together Budget. Representing a large body of advocates for the queer, gender diverse, takatpui … Read more »

The Problems With Testing And Case Statistics For Covid-19

Article – Nathan Hoturoa Gray

To begin to understand disease transmission in a country requires adequate testing of your population with properly vetted, accurate tests. As the world struggles to find what ‘adequate percentage’ of the population is necessary, (estimates predict … Read more »

Air New Zealand Launches Carepoints Programme For Kiwis In Need

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today launched Carepoints, a new way for the airline and its Airpoints members to give New Zealanders a helping hand in tough times. Air New Zealand Carepoints enables Airpoints members to gift Airpoints Dollars to … Read more »

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