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Panel Focus Moves From Surviving To Thriving Post COVID Thanks To Strong Local Industries

Press Release – Timaru District Council

The reignition panel of council and community representatives has shifted focus from finding ways help the economy survive to supporting it to thrive. The re-ignition panel was formed in May by Timaru District Mayor Nigel Bowen and has been meeting … Read more »

Dunne Speaks: Will Labour’s “No Policy” Campaign Work?

Column – Peter Dunne

Cynical and disconcerting as his comments may appear to be, Labour and advertising guru Sir Bob Harvey is probably correct when he says that Labour does not need to campaign to win this years election. By taking the position that managing the … Read more »

Auckland Architecture Awards – Winners Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Forty-four projects have received awards in the 2020 Auckland Architecture Awards, a peer-reviewed awards programme run by Te Khui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA). The award-winning projects demonstrate the extraordinary breadth … Read more »

Government Repeals Discriminatory Law

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A discriminatory law that has been a symbol of frustration for many people needing and providing care and support, has been scrapped by the Government. Part 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Bill (No 2) was introduced … Read more »

FFC Adopts The FFA Regional PSM Framework

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

HONIARA, 5th August 2020 THE Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Committee (FFC) has successfully sanctioned the regional Port State Measure (PSM) framework at its 114th meeting held in June. According to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agencys … Read more »

Claims That Behrouz Boochani Jumped The Queue Are A Reminder Of The Dangers Of Anti-Refugee Politics

Article – The Conversation

Claims that Behrouz Boochani jumped the queue are a reminder of the dangers of anti-refugee politics Read more »

NZ joins initiative to boost women’s role in global trade

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand has joined Canada and Chile in a new trade initiative aimed at increasing womens participation in global trade. Read more »

Sober Findings In Major Survey Of Queenstown Lakes Renters

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust

Residential renters in Queenstown and Wanaka are still experiencing significant housing stress in the the rental market despite rent prices falling in June, a local survey reveals. Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust (QLCHT) surveyed more than … Read more »

Unemployment Tipped To Rise – Maori Unemployment Tipped To Skyrocket

Press Release – Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council, Matthew Tukaki, has said unemployment in New Zealand will rise significantly over the next quarter and the figures out today are just the tip of a very fast-moving iceberg. Tukaki has said … Read more »

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two NZ Tour October 2020

Press Release – The Publicity Machine

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two , featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King, take to the road in October with a two hour show to celebrate and recreate the magic of the NZ entertainment phenomenon that was the … Read more »

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