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Jacinda Ardern And This Labour Government Ok With Leaving People Behind

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Over the weekend Jacinda Ardern appeared on Newshub The Nation and made some problematic comments about lifting people out of poverty, saying the Labour government has prioritised targeting families with children. This is the problem – Jacinda Ardern and this … Read more »

Our Neanderthal Ancestry

Article – Keith Rankin

After my partner read Dan Salmon’s novel Neands written during lockdown in 2020 I decided to renew my interest in our distant ancestry, in part with a concern that homo neanderthalensis has been unable to shake off, so far, its unflattering … Read more »

Covid Restrictions Forcing Permanent Closure Of Primary Health Care Providers

Press Release – NZ Chiropractors Association

Repeated COVID-19 lockdowns, with no exemptions or funding support for significant numbers of private primary healthcare practices is putting the viability of thousands of businesses and the wellbeing of the public at risk, warns the New Zealand Chiropractors … Read more »

New Zealand Government Policies Worsen Housing Crisis

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Chris Ross and Tom Peters,  On February 25, New Zealands finance minister Grant Robertson took the unusual step of instructing the Reserve Bank to take into account the governments objective to support more sustainable house prices … Read more »

Key Appointments At Ryman Healthcare

Press Release – Ryman Healthcare

Ryman Healthcare has announced the appointment of senior executives to lead its Australian business and group construction operations. Cameron Holland has been named Rymans first CEO – Australia, while Chris Evans has been appointed as Chief Construction … Read more »

Hāwera Hospital Leads Search For EMedicine System For Te Manawa Taki Region

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Hwera Hospital may be small but it is taking giant steps in the search for an electronic medicines prescribing and administration (eMedicine) system for Te Manawa Taki (TMT, formerly Midland) region district health boards. Over the next six months … Read more »

Asia-Pacific Regional Commemoration Of International Women’s Day 2021

Press Release – UN ESCAP

This International Womens Day on 8 March, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UN Women are celebrating the tremendous efforts by women and girls around Asia-Pacific region in spearheading post-COVID-19 … Read more »

Latest UN Climate Action Report Prompts Urgent Pacific Call

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

March 1, 2021, PIF HQ, Suva The Pacific is deeply concerned with the findings of the Initial NDC Synthesis Report from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat, confirming that current levels of climate … Read more »

A Push To Remove The Pasifika Poverty Status Quo

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will push for better wages and fair pay agreements to help tackle poverty within our Pasifika Communities. I want to thank Auckland Action Against Poverty spokesperson Agnes Magele for calling on the government and our Pasifika … Read more »

Kiwibank New Zealander Of The Year Awards ­– Ngā Tohu Pou Kōhure O Aotearoa Finalists Announced For Six Categories

Press Release – Kiwi Bank New Zealander of the Year Award

If there was ever a time to celebrate what connects New Zealanders our people its now. The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to announce the 18 finalists being considered in six categories for the 2021 Kiwibank New Zealander … Read more »

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