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Extreme Science on the road

Press Release – Otago Museum

People living in hard to reach and remote communities are often excluded from experiences that urban New Zealanders take for granted; Extreme Science II is challenging this, by taking science, and scientists, to the far corners of Aotearoa. Read more »

Pacific languages are a source of strength

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says for Pacific people, language can be a source of strength. It can help ground us and give us confidence. When we speak them, our languages provide us with an immediate and intimate access to our … Read more »

Major boost to support disabled people in sport

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Coalition Government has announced an action plan to improve the wellbeing of disabled New Zealanders by addressing inequalities in play, active recreation and sport. Read more »

Ola brings light and colour to hundreds of rides

Press Release – Ola

Auckland, New Zealand 10 October 2019 Hundreds of Ola drivers are gearing up to bring the lights and spirit of Diwali to the streets of Auckland by setting their cars a-glow during the festival weekend. Read more »

New Zealand guidebook wins prestigious literary prize

Press Release – NZ Alpine Club

New Zealand guidebook, Aoraki Tai Poutini A guide for mountaineers , has been named best guidebook in the world at the prestigious Banff Mountain Book awards in Canada overnight. It is believed that this is the first time that a New Zealand title … Read more »

Next’s Woman of the Year 2019

Press Release – NEXT Woman Of The Year

The achievements of some incredible Kiwi women were in the spotlight at the 2019 NEXT Woman of the Year Awards, in association with Elizabeth Arden. Six winners were honoured at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland last night among colleagues, friends and … Read more »

Sonny Fatupaito – Response to Minister of Police

Press Release – Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom

In response to the comments made by the Minister of Police, Stuart Nash this week, that he did not buy into PR stunts such as a patched womens chapter or the Mongrel Mob guarding mosques, the President of the Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom … Read more »

Young Pacific people can access earning and learning

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Pacific young people living in the Hawkes Bay, Southland and Otago regions will have access to support services that have proved successful in helping young people find new earning and learning opportunities. Read more »

Marine scientist honoured for her contribution to diversity

Press Release – AWIS

Professor Abigail Smith has been named this years recipient of the Miriam Dell Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring by the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS). Read more »

DHB Candidate Slams Ministry of Health Over Measles Outbreak

Press Release – Tricia Cheel

A candidate for the Waitemata DHB,Tricia Cheel, slams the Ministry of Health and DHBs, saying their handling of the measles outbreak has been a shameful exercise in scaremongering, long on horror stories and misinformation, but short on the practical … Read more »

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