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SPCA prosecutes man for repeat offences against pony

Press Release – SPCA

A repeat animal offender in Palmerston North has beensentenced to community detentionafter failing to provide medical treatment for his pony, Cashew, who was barely able to walk. Read more »

Statements made by Judge Doogue on youth justice and state

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the Address delivered by Judge Jan-Marie Doogue to the Law Foundation recently was significant and courageous, touching on issues that are of long-standing concern to social workers. Read more »

Govt exceeds some social housing promises – fails on others

Article – RNZ

In the lead up to the 2017 election, Labour campaigned heavily on ending homelessness, re-orienting Housing New Zealand’s focus towards people over profit, and raising standards to ensure homes are warm and dry. Read more »

Lower Waitaki Plains Aquifer bores update

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

A water quality test conducted by Otago Regional Council on 18th September 2018 has shown elevated levels of E. coli in a bore feeding from the Lower Waitaki Aquifer. Read more »

Palmerston North Hospital to mark 125th Anniversary

Press Release – MidCentral District Health Board

Brian Wiltons replica 1930s ambulance will be the star attraction of a display at Te Manawa to mark the Palmerston North Hospitals 125th Anniversary. Read more »

Community Groups Receive $3.3 Million Funding

Press Release – The Southern Trust

Community groups from Whangarei to Southland – and places in between – received $3.310 million in grants from The Southern Trust to support their programmes in the third quarter of 2018. Read more »

$3.3 Million funding from The Southern Trust in quarter 3

Press Release – The Southern Trust

Community groups from Whangarei to Southland – and places in between – received $3.310 million in grants from The Southern Trust to support their programmes in the third quarter of 2018. The Southern Trust one of the countrys leading gaming trusts … Read more »

Space start-up wins entrepreneurship $100k challenge

Press Release – University of Auckland

New satellite software being developed by University of Auckland students will simplify the process of sending satellites into space and the space start-up has just received a $25,000 boost from the Universitys entrepreneurship competition. Read more »

Missing boy found, Tawa

Press Release – New Zealand Police

He was found by a member of the public in the bush near Chastudon Place a few moments ago. Read more »

The Nation: Chris Simpson and David Collings

Press Release – The Nation

Simon Shepherd: For more on the extraordinary events of this week, Im joined now by former National Party general manager Chris Simpson, and David Collings, chair of the Howick Local Board. Thanks for coming in gentlemen. David, first to you – … Read more »

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