ACT Speech to Waikato Conference: Race has no place in law

Speech – ACT New Zealand

David Cunliffe recently apologised to a Womens Refuge symposium: I don’t often say it I’m sorry for being a man because family and sexual violence is overwhelmingly perpetrated by men. The Prime Minister accused Cunliffe of being insincere. Maybe … Read more »

Festival for the Future Celebrates Youthled Kiwi Innovation

Press Release – Festival for the Future

The fourth annual Festival for the Future comes to Auckland for the first time. A vibrant event that celebrates Kiwi innovation, the festival showcases dynamic young people who will share their visions, experiences and initiatives. Read more »

Bladder cancer testing service goes live in NZ

Press Release – Pacific Edge

All New Zealand residents and healthcare professionals can today access the Cxbladder cancer detection technology developed by Dunedin-based Pacific Edge with the go live of an e-commerce platform. http://www.cxbladder.com/order-form Read more »

Owner of Kiwi’s favourite tacos takes bold stand for climate

Press Release – Oxfam NZ

The maker of Old El Paso tacos, Betty Crocker cake mixes and Haagan Daz ice-cream has today committed to industry-leading measures to cut pollution from its supply chains and press for political action to address climate change. Read more »

Rainbow Wellington General Election Candidates Forum

Press Release – Rainbow Wellington

In many ways the transgender community is in a similar position now to that faced by lesbians and gay men a generation ago. It is having to face many of the same difficulties, often based on the same ignorance and prejudice, including from some who deny their … Read more »

New Ruapehu (And NZ) Citizens

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron swore-in five new New Zealand citizens at an official ceremony in councils Ohakune chamber today. Read more »

Petition for release the of seven Bahá’í leaders in Iran

Press Release – Baha’i NZ

At the invitation of the Honourable Annette King the New Zealand Bah’ community is presenting a petition to the House of Representatives asking the NZ government to demand the release of the seven former leaders of the Bahai community in Iran … Read more »

Moon sighting signals beginning of Eid

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Muslim New Zealanders will today celebrate the Islamic festival Eid-ul Fitr following the sighting of the new moon and will come together to celebrate at Parliament this week, Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins says. Eid-ul Fitr, is celebrated by … Read more »

New actions work to empower youth in the South

Press Release – SWEET

A project aiming to put South Taranaki youth on a better path to adulthood is welcoming a raft of local initiatives and a new name. Read more »

Health expert in Rotorua to talk about alcohol harm

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Clinical toxicologist and Wellington Regional Hospital emergency medicine specialist, Dr Paul Quigley, is in Rotorua this week to speak about the harmful impacts of alcohol on New Zealand society. Dr Quigley is both a frontline clinician dealing on a daily … Read more »