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Leader Of The Opposition’s State Of The Nation Speech

Speech – New Zealand National Party

Kia ora and thank you for that welcome. It is a pleasure to be here. Thank you to the Rotary Club of Auckland and the EMA for hosting me at this first event in your centenary year. National and Rotary share many common principles, including community … Read more »

Ara Offers Two New Scholarships For Māori Learners

Press Release – Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

The Department of Applied Science and Social Practice are offering two new scholarships for Mori learners to study for a Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology (GDILT) in 2021. Completion of the programme will enable Mori learners to move into a future-focused, … Read more »

School Strike 4 Climate NZ’s January 26th 100 Days 4 Action Rally

Press Release – School Strike 4 Climate

The Youth of NZ will be standing up for climate action once again, on January 26th outside of Parliament for School Strike 4 Climate NZs 100 Days 4 Action campaign rally. COVID-19 may have stopped us in our tracks in the past. However, I tend … Read more »

NZ Digital Skills Efforts, A Picture Of Lost Opportunity: Survey

Press Release – Make Lemonade

A major new national digital skills survey being released tomorrow, paints a picture of lost opportunity highlighting New Zealand is experiencing a digital skills mismatch which is impacting on the growth of the economy during difficult covid times. Digital … Read more »

Wealth Of New Zealand’s Richest Person’s Soars By $3.4bn Since Beginning Of Pandemic

Press Release – Oxfam NZ

New Zealands richest citizen, Graeme Hart, has seen his fortune increase by NZ$3,494,333,333 since March 2020 a sum equivalent to over half a million New Zealanders receiving a cheque for NZ$6,849 each, reveals a new analysis from Oxfam today. The New Zealand … Read more »

Funding Contracts Signed For $14m South Waikato Trades Training Centre

Press Release – South Waikato District Council

The new South Waikato Trades Training Centre is making strong progress with the funding contracts being signed to complete the $14m project. Professional services firms have been appointed to undertake the next phases of design, engineering and … Read more »

SIT Open Nights – Still Places Available For 2021

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

If youre uncertain about what to do with your 2021, Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) has upcoming Open Nights to help make those important decisions. There are limited places available in some programmes for study this year, and the Open Nights … Read more »

ECC Calls For Pause On Lunchbox Rules

Press Release – Early Childhood Council

The Early Childhood Council is calling for the implementation of new early learning centre food safety rules to be paused so that issues that have emerged through its roll out can be worked through. The issue is about preventing children from choking, … Read more »

Brown Buttabean Trainers Getting Their Fitness Skills Recognised Through Hands-on Education

Press Release – Skills Active

Thousands of people have regained their health and fitness with the help of the Brown Buttabean Motivation bootcamp and its founder, Dave Letele. Now BBM is supporting its staff to broaden their horizons with on-job exercise qualifications through Skills … Read more »

Investigating The Mathematics Of Extinction

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Two University of Canterbury (UC) mathematicians have been granted $710,000 from Te Ptea Rangahau a Marsden, the Marsden Fund, to investigate mathematical models for extinction events in the tree of life. Using a mathematical and algorithmic framework, … Read more »

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