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Resetting New Zealand Tourism Through A Cultural Lens


By Ngahiwi Tomoana Chairman, Ngti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated Tn koutou katoa e te iwi, Ive been recently appointed to the Minister of Tourism, Kelvin Daviss taskforce. Mere and I have been hosting people here in Pakipaki for over … Read more »

New Zealand Expresses Condolences On Passing Of Vanuatu High Commissioner

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today extended New Zealands condolences following the death of Vanuatus High Commissioner to New Zealand, Johnson Naviti, who passed away yesterday afternoon in Wellington. Our thoughts are with the High … Read more »

Pasifika on Census 2023: ‘Should we even bother?’

Article – RNZ

Pasifika researchers are dismayed at the government’s choice of a relatively cheap way of running the next census in 2023. Read more »

SNA Mapping To Go Ahead Across West Coast

Article – Lois Williams – Local Democracy Reporter

Councils working on one district plan for the whole West Coast have grasped the nettle and given the go-ahead for the mapping of significant natural areas (SNAs) on private land. But they’ve agreed to exempt certain Maori land from the process. … Read more »

Maori Carbon Collective Calls On The Government To Establish A Climate Adaption Fund

Press Release – Maori Carbon Collective

New Government Report Shows Maori to be greatly impacted The CEO of the Maori Carbon Collective, Matthew Tukaki, has called on the Government to act when it comes to the risks of climate change on Maori. The call comes just 24 hours after the Government … Read more »

Rural Hospital Council Elects Four New Doctor Members

Press Release – Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Division of Rural Hospital Medicine of New Zealand (DRHMNZ) announced the appointment of four new doctors to its Division Council at its AGM on Thursday 23 July. Drs Munanga Mwandila (Christchurch), Jenny James (Queenstown), Andrew Morgan (Blenheim) and Marek … Read more »

Urgent Call For A Co-ordinated National Heart Health Action Plan

Press Release – The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation says there is an urgent need for a national action plan for heart health and is calling for cross-party support for Government to develop one. Including hypertension, almost one million Kiwis are living with cardiovascular disease … Read more »

Health Research System Fails The Team Of Five Million

Press Release – New Zealanders for Health Research

“Three quarters of respondents in NZHRs latest poll say that the government should invest more funding in health research, and 35% say that they would be more likely to vote for a party which promised to increase the governments health research … Read more »

Think Centre’s Concerns On Distressed Migrant Workers During The Pandemic

Press Release – Think Centre

Migrant workers are undeniably one of the biggest groups affected by the COVID-19 since it broke out among the dormitories in early April. Early control measures involved the massive shifting of many workers out of their dormitories to other government-designated … Read more »

NZ Airports Welcomes Funding For Chatham Islands Runway

Press Release – NZ Airports

The NZ Airports Association (NZ Airports) has welcomed the Governments announcement that the Chatham Islands will receive $40m in Covid-19 recovery funding, the great majority of which will go to upgrading the runway at Tuuta Airport, allowing larger … Read more »

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