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Clutha And Arrowtown: Govt Support For Community Facilities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones Minister for Infrastructure Government support for two community facilities will provide a major economic boost for Otago, helping the regions recovery from COVID-19, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says. Minister Jones … Read more »

Cancel RIMPAC Coalition Issues Video Plea

Press Release – Cancel RIMPAC Coalition

A month out from the start of RIMPAC, the US Navy led military wargames, peace groups are calling on Minister of Defence Ron Mark to pull the plug on NZs involvement this year with a special video message said Valerie Morse, member of the Cancel … Read more »

Governor-General’s Statement On The Death Of Sir Toke Talagi

Press Release – Governor General

Governor-Generals condolences following the death of Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue The Governor-General of the Realm of New Zealand, Dame Patsy Reddy, has extended her condolences following the death of Niues former premier, Sir … Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand today. It has been 75 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. The first case is a man in his 60s who arrived in … Read more »

College Students Raise Funds For Pacific Healthcare Provider In Porirua & Give Back To The Community

Press Release – Pacific Health Plus

  In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus (PHP) by walking circuits of the neighbourhood, laps of their school field, and doing dance videos in class … Read more »

Waste Plans A Win For Employment, Climate And Environment

Press Release – Zero Waste Network

We are absolutely thrilled with the governments announcement that it will invest in recycling and change the waste levy. These are bold and important steps that will create employment in communities right throughout the country, reduce emissions … Read more »

Fresh Calls For National Plan To Address Family Violence

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Government must develop a national plan to prevent and respond to family and sexual violence during and after a pandemic situation says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Saunoamaalii Karanina Sumeo. She made the comments in a written submission … Read more »

‘No Whānau Go Hungry’ Mandate Driving New South Island Service

Press Release – Te Puni Kokiri

A new Mori organisation called Te Ptaka Inc is being established to continue providing kai and firewood to assist whnau experiencing hardship from COVID-19 in Te Tau Ihu (top of the South Island). Originally the eight Te Tau Ihu iwi in Marlborough, … Read more »

A Line-up Of Talented Performers – Graduation Of 56 Constables

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fifty-six new cops will be graduating from their initial training at the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) on Thursday 16 July. From a singer to a rugby star and from a bagpiper to a haka leader, these talented new constables bring plenty … Read more »

FFA Coordinates Maritime Surveillance Of Solomon Islands Fisheries With NZDF Assistance

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 14th July 2020 A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft is currently conducting three days of aerial surveillance over Solomon Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), a task coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries … Read more »

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