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Freemasons Donate $200K In Scholarship Funding

Press Release – Freemasons

Freemasons NZ has donated $200,000 in scholarship funding to 28 Kiwi university students studying subjects ranging from environmental sciences and biomedical science to philosophy and primary school teaching. The annual donation from the Freemasons … Read more »

CLT Grants Go Where Increased Need Is

Press Release – Central Lakes Trust

Demand for services such as budgeting support, senior citizens groups, meals on wheels, crisis and long term counselling are seeing increased demand due to the effects of COVID-19. The social service organisations providing these services are … Read more »

Clearhead Launches Free Telehealth Tool To Support Kiwis And Doctors Mental Health During Covid-19

Press Release – Clearhead

Clearhead, an innovative local digital mental health company, has expanded its online platform, with the help of nib New Zealand (nib) and its charitable entity, nib foundation. The platform has added a secure, online telehealth service to its suite of existing … Read more »

A Win For International Students In New Zealand

Press Release – NZISA

New Zealand Governments $1M international student hardship fund reflects the strength of our collective and united international student voice Following several weeks of careful and persistent public consultations with the Ministry of Education, … Read more »

Auckland Council Ignores Obligations To Mana Whenua

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngati Whatua

Government Ministers and Auckland Council continue to show a complete disregard for the law and their obligations to Mana whenua says Te Rnanga o Ngti Whtua Chair, Dame Rangimarie Naida Glavish. On 26 March 2020, Auckland Council notified … Read more »

Samoa Language Week Theme Is Perfect For The Post-COVID-19 Journey

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio, says the theme for the 2020 Samoa Language Week is a perfect fit for helping our Pacific communities cope with the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, and to prepare now for the journey ahead as New Zealand … Read more »

The Teaching Council Of Aotearoa Responds To Concerns About Fee Increases

Press Release – Teaching Council of Aotearoa NZ

The Teaching Council of Aotearoa responds to concerns about fee increases. Some teachers upset about fee increases that teachers pay for registration and certification. The fee is doubling to $157 every year starting February 2021. This equates to $3 … Read more »

Decarbonising A Prosperous New Zealand

Article – BECA

Leaders across Beca have prepared this think-piece to ignite your thinking – and to contribute to the ongoing discussions with all New Zealand about how we can get the best outcomes from the significant recovery and economic rebuild being proposed … Read more »

Stoat Suspected On Pest-free Motutapu Island

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Department of Conservation (DOC) rangers and Ngi Tai ki Tmaki kaitiaki are working to catch a stoat on pest-free Motutapu Island in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park,Auckland. Stoats pose a significant risk to threatened native wildlife, particularly native … Read more »

Time To Celebrate Our Scientists

Press Release – The Kudos Awards

New Zealands world-renowned response to Covid-19 shows what can be achieved by acting on good science, and during lockdown many New Zealanders have become fans of our countrys science heroes. As nominations for the 2020 Kudos Science Excellence … Read more »

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