Diversity Headlines

Thousands gather on Wellington’s Waterfront for Kupe

Press Release – New Zealand Festival

Tonight tens of thousands watched, captivated, as a majestic fleet of waka hourua (traditional double-hulled sailing canoes), met by waka ama and waka taua performed an opening spectacular on the waters of Te Whanganui-a-Tara/ Wellington Harbour, … Read more »

Work to begin on Durham Street Methodist Church complex

Press Release – Methodist Church

Press statement for immediate release Seven years after the 2011 earthquake a blessing ceremony will be held on the site of the Durham Street Methodist Church (309 Durham Street). The ceremony will mark the commencement of the construction of a new multi-purpose … Read more »

Criminal Bar Association on Andrew Little Statement

Press Release – Criminal Bar Association

The Criminal Bar Association of New Zealand strongly supports the Minister of Justice Andrew Littles willingness to consider that Law and Order policies have not achieved the objectives sought. Read more »

Te Hā Sestercentennial Trust Appoints New General Manager

Press Release – Te Ha

The Te H Sestercentennial Trust today announced the appointment of its new General Manager and team to lead its work for Tairwhiti in the delivery of the Sestercentennial programme for the region in 2019. Read more »

Science Deadline – This Week in Sci-Tech

Column – Science Media Centre NZ

A new study suggests that even if all nations manage to stick to their Paris Agreement targets, we’re still committed to global sea level rise. Read more »

Russell McVeagh announces external review

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh’s Board and Partners have reflected on the events of two years ago and the recent media coverage relating to those events. What happened in the summer of 2015/16 was completely unacceptable. The brave actions of the young women who … Read more »

Regional growth fund trickle becomes avalanche

Article – BusinessDesk

By Pattrick Smellie Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – The government has made an initial $61.7 million down-payment on its promise to spend $1 billion a year for the next three years on regional economic growth initiatives, with Cabinet papers signalling it … Read more »

New Aid Agency established to help Tongans

Press Release – Affirming Works

A new aid agency has been set up to help with the rebuild in Tonga after Cyclone Gita damaged homes and left thousands without power on February 13th. Read more »

Northland: Tourism and jobs at heart of economic development

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will provide over $17 million to help create jobs, address infrastructure deficits, diversify the regional economy and enhance the tourism opportunities that exist in Northland, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane … Read more »

Gisborne/Hawke’s Bay: Tourism and forestry take centre stage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Regional Economic Development 23 February 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) will invest $9.2 million in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay to immediately boost tourism and forestry opportunities, Regional Economic … Read more »

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