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Pacific Legacy Award Winner Parris Goebel

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Choreographer, dancer, director and Pacific businesswoman Parris Goebel, who accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust Legacy Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards on Friday 22 June 2018 at Eden Park, urges upcoming Pacific entrepreneurs … Read more »

Mahuta: LGNZ Speech [17/7/18]

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hei tawharau i a mtou i tnei w, Kai Tahu koutou n tnei pito te motu. Nga timimate o te w, o te marama ,o nanahi here hoki mai here. Tatu iho nei ki a ttou ng mahue tanga iho. Tn koutou katoa, Pai Mrire. Read more »

Funding focuses on innovative teaching strategies [13/7/18]

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Projects using innovative and engaging ways of teaching such as combining performing arts and co-teaching strategies received Government funding to get started, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. Read more »

Geo40 partner with Maori on world-leading energy project

Press Release – Geo40

(19 July 2018) – Geo40, in cooperation with Contact Energy and the Ngati Tahu Tribal Lands Trust, is this month set to start commercially extracting silica from geothermal fluid as part of a world-leading sustainable energy partnership. Read more »

Young Greens & Young Labour Conversion Therapy Petition

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The practice of Conversion Therapy harms the mental health of LGBTTQIA+ people in Aotearoa and should be outlawed. Read more »

New digital inclusion organisation to expand support

Press Release – Digital Inclusion Alliance

New digital inclusion organisation to expand support for communities A new organisation to promote digital inclusion was announced today by the organisations establishment board. The Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa (DIAA) aims to be a catalyst for expanding … Read more »

Positive progress in health but challenges remain

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Health Minister Dr David Clark says a new report taking the pulse of the nation highlights several positives but underlines the seriousness of the challenges the Government is addressing. Read more »

Chinese travellers rank NZ as the number four destination

Press Release –

Kiwis feel the love from Chinese travellers, as New Zealand ranks fourth in list of top destinations in the world to visit this year Read more »

Sky Tower set to light up for Special Olympics

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ

This Saturday 21 July Aucklands Sky Tower is set to turn red in a global display of unity to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics. The Sky Tower will be one of 70 international landmarks including the Sydney Opera House, the London … Read more »

2018 Survey on Offensive Language in Broadcasting

Press Release – Broadcasting Standards Authority

Research released by the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) today highlights that the New Zealand public considers culturally insensitive and sexist or gendered language to be increasingly unacceptable in certain broadcasting contexts. Read more »

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