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Retailers welcome EPR focus on customers

Press Release – Electricity Retailers’ Association of NZ

The Electricity Retailers Association is looking forward to working with the Government to ensure customers continue to enjoy the benefits of a world-class competitive electricity system, ERANZ Chief Executive Cameron Burrows says. Read more »

Assaults, abuse against OT social workers harm us all

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

ANZASW deplores the abuse directed against social workers at Oranga Tamariki, Ministry for Children, highlighted in the media this week Read more »

Relationship facilitation guidelines out-dated, harmful

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is deeply concerned about the impact for sole parents and their children of losing their financial independence when Work and Income decides the parent is in a de-facto relationship. Read more »

Outstanding achievers outside the classroom

Press Release – University of Auckland

A climate change activist, a sonic arts music producer, and a Taekwondo champion are among the winners of the University of Auckland Blues Awards for 2019. Read more »

Education – the gift that keeps on giving

Press Release – University of Auckland

Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving University Entrance thanks to a generous gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation to a University of Auckland initiative. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Sept 26

Press Release – Hansard

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL (LabourNew Lynn) to the Minister for Economic Development : What reports has he seen on New Zealand’s attractiveness to the global screen industry? Read more »

Hundreds evicted from Tamaki state housing for redevelopment

Article – RNZ

Figures released under the Official Information Act have revealed 182 state house tenants and their families were evicted from their homes in Tamaki to make way for a new housing development – while many of those families were re-homed within the … Read more »

Call for widespread implementation of the Healthy Homes

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Call for widespread implementation of the Healthy homes initiative, which has been shown to reduce rates of children admitted to hospital. Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 26 September 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister for Economic Development: What reports has he seen on New Zealands attractiveness to the global screen industry? Read more »

Govt supports more social workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A surge in the number of registered social workers will contribute to improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders and their families, Minister of Social Development Carmel Sepuloni said on New Zealand Social Workers Day. New Zealand now has … Read more »

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