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On The Nation this weekend

Press Release – The Nation

This weekend on The Nation with dairy prices falling, China growing its agriculture sector, and the environmental costs piling up, we ask the Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings if New Zealand is too dependent on milk powder and if weve almost … Read more »

Disappointed with TVNZ move to outsource programmes

Press Release – Pacific Island Media Association

The move by TVNZ to outsource production of its Maorl and Pacific programmes is catastrophic for the communities it serves in New Zealand and the region. Read more »

Life and death in New Zealand

Press Release – University of Auckland

Non-Mori New Zealanders held the record for the highest life expectancy in the world from 1870 to 1940. No other country has ever held the record for that long. Read more »

Pick up sticks – engineering style

Press Release – University of Waikato

Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato. As part of a third-year mechanical engineering design paper, 10 teams of students were each asked to create … Read more »

Local provider appointed to Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

Press Release – Tamaki Redevelopment Company

Tmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae … Read more »

Research casts Mansfield in a new light

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

A fresh interpretation of early writing by author Katherine Mansfield has not only enhanced understanding of her work, but also sheds light on an important period in New Zealands history. Read more »

Fusion of Pacific and street dance a winner

Press Release – University of Auckland

An award-winning choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance, is creating new work to perform at next years Auckland Fringe Festival, helped by a Summer Scholarship from the University of Auckland. Read more »

University Challenge Primed to Return

Press Release – Prime TV

Twenty-five years since last on New Zealand television, University Challenge, the general knowledge contest among New Zealand universities, is set for a return next month with a brand new series screening on Prime. Read more »

UC academic hitting the right notes internationally

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM). Read more »

Conservation Week in Kapiti

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Conservation Week is 1-9 November 2014. This years theme is discover the world where you live. This is about encouraging New Zealanders to explore their local treasures the scenic reserves, tracks, campsites, forests, wetlands, and marine … Read more »

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