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The Nation: Andrew Becroft and Laura Lundy

Press Release – The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft and international children’s rights expert Laura Lundy Read more »

Teanau Tuiono Running for Mayor – Stand up for Change

Press Release – Teanau Tuiono

Education consultant and international environmental activist Teanau Tuiono has announced he is running for the Palmerston North City Council mayoralty as a Green Party candidate. Read more »

Human rights approach can help in resolving Ihumātao dispute

Press Release – New Zealand Human Rights Commission

Applying New Zealands international human rights commitments, particularly those in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, can help in resolving the situation at Ihumtao, Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hunt says. Read more »

QLDC Wastewater Network Consent Application

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

In April this year, Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) applied under the Resource Management Act for a resource consent from the Otago Regional Council (ORC) to authorise minor overflows from QLDCs wastewater network. QLDC General Manager Property & … Read more »

Doctors need to get above the noise on social media

Press Release – The Australian and NZ College of Anaesthetists

Doctors need to be active on social media and other communication platforms to offset the noise of the anti-science movement according to a visiting professor of anaesthesiology, Dr Ed Mariano from Stanford University in the US. Read more »

New software school to help solve tech skills shortage

Press Release – Developers Institute

A brand new software school is set to open in Whangarei, initially offering a web development and design programme. The school will be the first of its kind in the region and spaces are limited as the newly minted Private Training Establishment … Read more »

The Harcourts Foundation Reaches $6 Million Milestone

Press Release – Harcourts Foundation

The Harcourts Foundation, the charitable arm of Harcourts, has reached the milestone of $6 million raised since its launch in 2008. That translates to 732 charities supported, 356 communities impacted, and over 970 grants made through Harcourts offices in New … Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 22 August 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. JAN TINETTI to the Minister of Education: What actions has the Government taken to increase the number of New Zealanders participating in vocational education? Read more »

Boosting workplace literacy and numeracy training

Press Release – New Zealand Government

More New Zealanders will be supported through literacy and numeracy training in the workplace, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. Read more »

‘Whole of Organisation’ Approach Leads to Award Nominations

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology has been announced as a finalist in two categories of the Westpac Auckland Business Awards. Read more »

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