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Physiotherapist Helps Predict Cerebral Palsy In Babies

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

A neonatal physiotherapist at Wellington Regional Hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been awarded for implementing a tool to help diagnose infants at high risk of motor disabilities such as cerebral palsy. Alison Sheppard ( image … Read more »

Hui Planned For Marae-based Project Teaching Kaipara Residents To Grow Kai

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is funding a new marae-based project to help Kaipara residents grow their own food. The first of four educational hui will be held this month to teach people how to transform their backyards into food bowls. … Read more »

Auckland Fringe Takes Over Tāmaki Makaurau With A Jam-packed Programme

Press Release – Auckland Fringe

Auckland Fringe 2021 14 February 6 March 2021 Kicking off on Valentines Day with over 100 events across three weeks, 2021 is set to be the biggest Auckland Fringe yet. This years programme is packed full of energetic, urgent and innovative works … Read more »

Disability Rights Report Highlights Challenges Under Lockdown

Press Release – Office of the Ombudsman

A new report from New Zealands Independent Monitoring Mechanism (IMM) highlights the realities and challenges disabled people faced during the COVID-19 emergency. The report, Making Disability Rights Real in a Pandemic, Te Whakatinana i ng Tika … Read more »

6 Cases Of COVID-19 In 2 Days In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 6 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on Monday. One of these cases is classified as historical and deemed not infectious. There are no new cases in the community. New border case … Read more »

French Film Festival Aotearoa Announced For 2021

Press Release – French Film Festival

<img src=”” width=”720″ height=”360″> New Zealand lifts the curtain on the 2021 French Film Festival Aotearoa after the 2020 season was halted due to … Read more »

Two UN Peacekeepers Killed In Central African Republic Ambush, As 2021 Death Toll Rises To Nine Worldwide

Press Release – UN News

Two United Nations peacekeepers were killed after their convoy was ambushed by members of the UPC and anti-Balaka armed groups in southern Central African Republic (CAR), the UN Mission in the country said on Monday, bringing the overall toll of ‘blue … Read more »

ADC Welcomes Biden Reversal Of Arab And Muslim Ban; More Work Ahead

Press Release – ADC

The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) commends President-elect Joe Biden on the decision to reverse the Trump Administrations Arab and Muslim Ban upon taking office on January 20. The Ban was the Trump Administrations first … Read more »

Determination Pay Off For Gwango Community Farmers Association

Press Release – Solomon Islands MAL

Hard work and sheer determination paid off for Gwango Community Farmers Association (GCFA) at Suafa Bay, North Malaita after they received a cheque worth of $4,216.80 from the sale of 175.7 litres (3 barrels) of virgin coconut oil to Kokonut Pacific … Read more »

Support For Education And Disabilities A Focus For The Mazda Foundation

Press Release – Mazda Foundation

Last year, more than 61 recipients received lifechanging grants totalling more than $160,000 from the Mazda Foundation. Among these was the Sailability Northland Trust which received $1,600 to purchase boat covers so its two specialised yachts stay … Read more »

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