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2018 Public Service Workforce Data published

Press Release – State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2018 Our People, Public Service Workforce Data , which shows the Public Service is making significant progress in important areas. Read more »

Progress for women in the public service

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Public Service Workforce Data 2018 report released today shows improvements for women in the public service, says Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter. Read more »

Reserve Bank publishes climate change strategy

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today published a strategy focusing on how the Bank can contribute to efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. Read more »

New Māori housing initiative for Papakura

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Papakura Marae is the first community to receive funding from the $15 million Mori Housing Fund, being announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Associate Minister of Housing, and Minister for Mori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta. Read more »

New RPTP paves way for a move to mass transit

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

The adoption of the Waikato Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-2018 (RPTP) will see the development of a Mass Transit Plan for Hamilton and neighbouring towns to ease congestion and improve travel times. Read more »

Hapai Te Haoura release on tobacco and vaping

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Hpai Te Hauora hold the national contract for tobacco control, and after having listened to a recent interview on RNZ regarding rangatahi uptake of vaping, we would like to offer our perspective on this issue, which is informed by both evidence and … Read more »

Report praised for acknowledging historic trauma

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

“How do we stop getting in the way of Maori and Pasifica flourishing, and reverse the trauma of colonisation and disadvantage?” Read more »

Research guides disaster communication with Pacific Islands

Press Release – National Science Challenges

Disaster messaging is only effective if the population it is intended for embraces it. It can be particularly hard to engage societies with rich cultural and linguistic diversity, such as Pacific Island peoples. Read more »

Rongoā Māori Research Project Presents Guidelines

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

On 11 December at the University of Auckland, Ng Pae o te Mramatanga New Zealands Mori Centre of Research Excellence and Whakauae Research for Mori Health & Development presented the results of the 2017 project – Cultural, Ethical, … Read more »

Increase in tongue-tie cuts result of hospital rush – GP

Article – RNZ

A Wellington doctor says pressure to get new mothers breast-feeding quickly is driving up the increase in tongue-tie cuts in new-born babies. Read more »

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