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Thousands of BNZ staff mobilise to take on scammers

Press Release – Bank of New Zealand

Thousands of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) staff will hit the road next week, taking to malls and libraries, rest homes and RSAs, and visiting community groups and businesses to help New Zealanders be safer online and avoid being scammed. In some regions BNZ … Read more »

Celebrating the unifying power of poetry

Press Release – New Zealand Book Awards Trust

Poetry crosses all boundaries, including age, gender, ethnicity and culture. Right now, its hotter than hot, thanks to poetry royalty like Hera Lindsay Bird, Courtney Sina Meredith and Chris Tse. This year, Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day … Read more »

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Mosque Attacks

Press Release – Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh

Four months into the inquiry, the Royal Commission is gathering significant information and continues to receive valuable submissions from the public, from current and former State servants, experts and community groups. Read more »

Live: Ihumātao hīkoi to deliver petition to Ardern’s office

Article – RNZ

Around 100 people have begun the hkoi to the Prime Minister’s electorate office over Ihumtao, asking her to visit the site. Read more »

Today we celebrate our smokefree future

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

This morning, the tobacco control sector and community members will be welcomed onto Kkiri marae to celebrate the launch of the Whakah o Te P Harakeke research programme which aims to help reduce smoking disparities and achieve a Smokefree Aotearoa. Read more »

Powering up well-beings could power up costs

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers is concerned the call on councils to “power up” the four well-beings re-introduced into local government legislation will pile on more costs for ratepayers. Read more »

Completion of Albert/Campbell Street roundabout

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

The new roundabout at the intersection of Campbell and Albert streets is set for completion by the end of August, after just a few delays, due to the weather. Read more »

Māori King addresses Ihumātao, Oranga Tamariki in speech

Article – RNZ

Kiingi Theitia says he is encouraged by the progress between opposing mana whenua at Ihumtao . Read more »

NZ finalists announced for 2019 News Media Awards

Press Release – NewsMediaWorks

NewsMediaWorks today announced the finalists for the 2019 News Media Awards that showcase and celebrate the best professionally generated news content, industry innovations and people that are driving the industry forward across news media publishing. Read more »

Govt tells big cities: grow up and out

Article – BusinessDesk

Nimbys, carparks and the status quo under threat as govt tells big cities: grow up and out Read more »

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