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A Young Lawyer’s Counter Arguments For Why Cannabis Should Not Be Legalised

Opinion – Urim Shin

Recently I was invited by a friend to watch a three hour YouTube discussion between Joe Rogan of the Joe Rogan Experience and Johann Hari on the topic of drug law reform. I thought it would be very relevant on our referendum issue coming up. After watching … Read more »

Tauranga Firm To Continue Te Reo Billboard For The Year

Press Release – Whare PR

The boutique PR agency, Whare PR, has decided to use its high-profile billboard to promote te reo Mori all year around, not just this week. Bridgette Tapsell, CEO of Whare PR, says their electronic billboard is situated above the bag collection … Read more »

ADB Vows To Be Developing Asia’s Partner For Recover From Covid-19

Press Release – Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to partnering with developing economies in Asia and the Pacific to achieve their recovery goals from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, President Masatsugu Asakawa said in an address to ADBs Board … Read more »

Platform/Atamira Trust Is Seeking A New Chief Executive

Press Release – Platform Charitable Trust

Platform/Atamira Trust is seeking a new Chief Executive to follow on from Marion Blake MNZM who has led the organisation with distinction for twenty years. Platform/Atamira Trust is a champion for the community sector especially focusing on organisations … Read more »

PCF Says Seasonal Workers From The Pacific Must Be Given Urgent Entry To New Zealand

Press Release – Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation Chair, John Fiso is urging decision makers not to overlook the opportunity to solve the horticultural industrys looming worker shortage with a very real solution which will also benefit our Pacific neighbours. By quickly … Read more »

New Tools To Make Nature More Accessible

Press Release – New Zealand Government

  People planning to head outdoors now have a resource that lets them know how accessible an area is for people with varying levels of mobility, Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage announced today. The Halberg Foundation, Sensibel, and … Read more »

Disability Sector Funding Crisis Continues; Time For Political Parties To Step Up

Press Release – Disability Support Network

The Ministry of Healths notification that disability support providers will receive a paltry 1% contract price increase after 3 years of nil increases shows the need for political parties to step up with increased disability funding this election. … Read more »

Positive Energy Surrounds The Heart Of Racing Ahead Of The 1st North Island Rnd Of Endurance Racing

Press Release – The Heart of Racing

The Heart of Racings Alex Riberas and Darren Kelly are “very excited” ahead of their hometown debut this weekend at Hampton Downs for the first event of the North Island Endurance Series. The duo are the favourites heading into this weekends … Read more »

Mandarin Superstars Announced For NZCLW 2020

Press Release – NZ Chinese Language Week

Nine New Zealanders are promoting Mandarin as New Zealand Chinese Language Weeks 2020 Mandarin Superstars. They are: Michelle Elia Silota a trade officer in the Cook Islands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration; Joshua Murphy third … Read more »

How The Parties Score On Policies For Children And Young People

Press Release – Tick for Kids

Tick for Kids has released a series of political scorecards focused on social policies to help voters make their decision on who they will vote for in the coming election. Tick for Kids asked New Zealands main political parties whether they support action … Read more »

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