Drugs, guns and cash found at Te Atatu property

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 48-year-old Te Atatu man is facing a number of charges after a significant amount of cash, weapons and methamphetamine were found at a property in Te Atatu Peninsula yesterday. Police were initially called shortly before 11am yesterday, to reports … Read more »

Experts propose framework for Royal Commission into abuse

Press Release – Auckland University

Experts propose framework for Royal Commission into abuse of children and vulnerable adults in state and out of home care One of the Prime Ministers first 100 day commitments is to set up an inquiry into the abuse of children in state care. … Read more »

Call for applicants for new Health Consumer Council

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Community-minded people are being asked to help shape healthcare services as a new Bay of Plenty Health Consumer Council is established. The council, being set up by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB), will look to members of the public … Read more »

Local trust joins philanthropist in supporting arts centre

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Local trust joins philanthropist in supporting proposed performing arts centre upgrade A proposed upgrade of Rotoruas Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre has received support from Sir Owen Glenn and the Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust. Sir … Read more »

Coastella Music Fest Shines a Light on Men’s Mental Health

Press Release – Coastella

Coastella Music Festival is looking to shine a light on mens mental health awareness this year by supporting local Kpiti charity Whirlwind. Read more »

Special Carving to Be Presented to Winner of Cycle Classic

Press Release – Cycle Classic

Jorge Sandoval has a lifelong involvement in cycling and always been a firm believer in giving something back to the community. Read more »

Lots for tamariki at Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Tamariki can have lots of fun at the Tmaki Herenga Waka Festival on Auckland Anniversary Weekend at the ANZ Viaduct Events Centre and Viaduct Harbour. From dancing and singing taniwha on stage, to te reo Mori cartoons and games, making model waka and paddling … Read more »

Explosive” book on Māori language released by academic

Press Release – Campus Press NZ

Historian Professor Paul Moon, from Auckland University of Technology, has released a short book on the present state of the Mori language, titled Killing Te Reo Mori: An Indigenous Language Facing Extinction (Campus Press, 2018, ISBN 978-0-9941192-6-1) Read more »

Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand

Press Release – NZ Psychological Society

Briefing to Incoming Health Minister: Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand Read more »

Arson attack can’t stop Tuakau paddlers

Press Release – Te Wananga o Aotearoa

On a hot summer afternoon beside the Waikato River at Tuakau, a dozen young kids are playing in the water before being called ashore and formed into a circle. Read more »

SFO looking at Waitangi Trust financial irregularities

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 12 (BusinessDesk) – The Serious Fraud Office is investigating the Waitangi National Trust after the discovery of “financial irregularities” at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds administrator. Read more »