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Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists says under pressure senior doctors and dentists will be pleased to hear a commitment from the new Health Minister to look at staffing shortages and prioritise medical workforce planning. Andrew Little … Read more »

Call Of The Kererū Reveals A Hidden Treasure

Press Release – Landcare Research

A new two part documentary gives a rare and insightful look into Thoe and their unique relationship with Te Urewera as seen through the iwis connection with the kerer. Te Kura Huna o Te Urewera (The Hidden Treasure of Te Urewera) speaks to … Read more »

Dr Diana Kopua Awarded Top Māori Doctor Award 2020

Press Release – Hauraki PHO and Te ORA Maori Medical Practitioners

Dr Diana Kopua Psychiatrist Dr Diana Kopua (Ngati Porou) MBChB, FRANZCP has been awarded the prestigious Dr Maarire Goodall award 2020 for her on-going contribution to Mori Health. Presented by Te ORA, the Mori Medical Practitioners Association, … Read more »

Reforms Needed To Support Community Self-sufficiency In An Uncertain Future

Press Release – Salvation Army

The resilience and community spirit that came to the fore during the Covid-19 lockdowns must be backed up by strong Government support and reform, The Salvation Army says. The sixth, and final Covid-19 Social Impact Dashboard tracks key social progress … Read more »

Cream Of The Crop Will Get To Market

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

Government has put business, the health and safety of people and the economy at the front of the queue and will open the borders from the New Year to bring in 2000 experienced seasonal workers from the Pacific, and streamline bureaucracy to allow … Read more »

New Year Border Exception For Seasonal Workers In The Horticulture And Wine Industries

Press Release – New Zealand Government

2000 additional RSE workers to enter New Zealand early next year employers must pay these workers at least $22.10 an hour employers will cover costs of managed isolation for the RSE workers RSE workers will be paid the equivalent of 30 hours work a week … Read more »

Horticulture Industry Appreciates Government’s Decision On RSE Workers

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

The horticulture industry says it is appreciative of the Governments decision to let 2000 Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers from the Pacific into New Zealand under strict quarantine and employment conditions. Horticulture has an … Read more »

Auckland DHB Opens New Zealand’s First Integrated Stroke And Rehabilitation Unit

Press Release – Auckland District Health Board

Today Auckland DHB launched Taiao Ora, or Ward 51, at Auckland City Hospital, the first integrated stroke and rehabilitation unit in the country. The project was initiated in 2019, when former Health Minister David Clark announced the investment of $30 … Read more »

Government Receives Royal Commission Of Inquiry Report Into The Terrorist Attack On Christchurch Mosques

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister for Internal Affairs Jan Tinetti has today received the Royal Commission of Inquiry report into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques, and will table it in Parliament on Tuesday December 8. I know this will have been a challenging … Read more »

MEDIA STATEMENT: Royal Commission Of Inquiry Into The Attack On Christchurch Mosques On 15 March 2019

Press Release – Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh

The Royal Commissions 792 page report was today presented to Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy. The title of the report is Ko t ttou kinga tnei: Report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the terrorist attack on Christchurch … Read more »

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