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Parliament: Questions and Answers – June 27

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon RUTH DYSON (LabourPort Hills) to the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration : What progress has been made on the Crown’s Global Settlement with the Christchurch City Council for costs flowing from the Canterbury earthquake sequence? Read more »

Kiwi group forms to fight health Syndemic

Press Release – EBE NZ

A new community-based health initiative has been formed to fight New Zealands rising tide of lifestyle illnesses. Read more »

How to create a modern workspace that your staff will love

Press Release – Smartspace Workplace Solutions

The pressure for businesses to move to open plan work spaces in order to reduce the cost of commercial leasing is rapidly increasing. The downside of this trend is that a greater number of people working in an open plan work space can be disruptive … Read more »

Announcement of new Chief Executive

Press Release – Rare Disorders NZ

Rare Disorders NZ is thrilled to confirm the appointment of Lisa Foster as Chief Executive. Read more »

Study of sexual orientation and mental health

Press Release – University of Otago

Gay, lesbian and bisexual New Zealanders are on average more than twice as likely to experience depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts as heterosexuals, new research shows. Read more »

Tackling avoidable blindness in the Pacific

Press Release – Fred Hollows Foundation

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust works with partners throughout the Commonwealth to eliminate avoidable blindness and has been supporting the diabetes eye disease programme of The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ since 2015. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – June 27

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration: What progress has been made on the Crowns Global Settlement with the Christchurch City Council for costs flowing from the Canterbury earthquake sequence? Read more »

Patients could bear the impact of changes to system

Press Release – Medical Technology Association of New Zealand

Patients could bear the impact of proposed changes to New Zealands medical device regulation system for little benefit, warns the Medical Technology Association of New Zealand , the only national industry body representing medical technology companies … Read more »

No pain relief at fourth Lumsden maternity emergency birth

Article – RNZ

Pain relief was unavailable for the fourth birth in Lumsden since the town’s maternity centre was downgraded, even as a Select Committee considered a petition for full birthing services. Read more »

Hipkins seeks joined-up thinking across state bureaucracy

Article – BusinessDesk

June 26 (BusinessDesk) – Major reforms to the law governing the public service will force far more collaboration between government agencies on the biggest policy challenges, State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says. Read more »

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