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Wellbeing of whanau at heart of new hub

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A new approach to prevent family harm that encourages greater collaboration across government and community groups is being celebrated at the opening of a new facility in Auckland. Read more »

Minister For Children At The Centre Of Another Bungle

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The government has proved theyre not fit to protect the needs of at risk youth, National MP Alfred Ngaro says. Ngaro was responding to the escape of Haami Hanara (16) and Sean Ratu (17) from South Auckland youth justice facility, Korowai Manaaki, … Read more »

Vision New Zealand Sets Its Sights On The New Electorate Of Takanini

Press Release – Vision New Zealand

Vision New Zealand is delighted to be launching George Ngatai as its candidate for Takanini tonight, 6th July, at the Songbird Cafe, 9 Gosper Road, Waiata Shores, Conifer Grove Takanini. Party Leader Hannah Tamaki said I am confident that George will … Read more »

Supporting Whānau Experiencing Family Harm At Heart Of New Multi-disciplinary Hub Te Taanga Manawa

Press Release – Barnardos

Te Taanga Manawa is a joint initiative and will house Police, the District Health Board including mental health, the Ministry of Social Development, Corrections, Oranga Tamariki and Kinga Ora along with Te Whare Ruruhau o Meri, Te Iwi o Ngti Kahu, … Read more »

Updated Firearms Policy

Press Release – New Conservative

Since we introduced our Firearms Policy over a year ago, the legislative changes for the civilian firearms community have come thick and fast. As predicted, none of them have done anything to tackle the illegal possession & use of firearms … Read more »

New Construction Policy Will Deliver More Timber Use

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

The Forest Owners Association says the MBIE announcement of Building for Climate Change will mean more timber is used in New Zealand construction. FOA President Phil Taylor says hes been waiting three years for the government to announce a … Read more »

Candidate For Taieri Scott Willis Warns That Long-term Threat To South Dunedin Has Not Gone Away

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party candidate for the new Taieri electorate Scott Willis is warning that a new report on surface flooding in South Dunedin should not lull the community and officials into a false sense of security. The threat hasnt gone away, but our … Read more »

Kiwi Payroll Company’s Compliance Bet Pays Off As Others Announce Errors

Press Release – FlexiTime

Wellington-based online payroll company FlexiTime has had a huge risk pay off, with their innovative, recently-developed payroll system, PayHero, proving compliant with tricky Holidays Act legislation, amid recent announcements of errors in other larger … Read more »

Stakes Raised On Cherry Grove Swing Theft

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Council is upping the stakes in its efforts to recover the swings stolen from Ng Huinga Cherry Grove in Taumarunui earlier year this by offering a $500 reward for their return and the charging of those responsible. Property Team Leader Rebecca … Read more »

Management Of A Prisoner’s Medication

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding the Department of Corrections (Corrections), Clendon Pharmacy and a doctor in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers Rights (the Code) for … Read more »

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