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Learn Now Me ako inaianei

elp_year_lifelong_learning_20_finalsmallNicola Sutton

Chief Executive | English Language Partners New Zealand

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind working.” Henry Ford Read more »

New Year Honours: Sporting greats among knights and dames

Article – RNZ

Six new knights and dames, including Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua and economist Professor Dame Marilyn Waring, have been created in today’s New Year’s Honours List. Read more »

Auckland psychiatrist Dr David Codyre awarded Order of Merit

Press Release – Total Healthcare

It is with absolute delight that Total Healthcare PHO announces that Dr David Codyre has today been awarded a New Years honour he is now a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to mental health. Read more »

Paraplegicwoman calling for immigration policy change

Press Release – Juliana Carvalho

Paraplegicwoman dive with sharks and paraglide from a cliff in video calling for immigration policy change Read more »

Maori World View Best Path Forward on Climate Change

Press Release – Maori Climate Commissioner

New Zealand should be lauded for its climate leadership, but needs closer alignment with the Mori world view to build a sustainable path forward says Mori Climate Commissioner Donna Awatere Huata. Read more »

Mums can now breastfeed in Wellington pools

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council Community Pools Manager Amy Carter says the Council had spoken with other New Zealand councils about their breastfeeding in pools policies. Read more »

Maangai Maaori positions to be become a reality in 2020

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Waikato District Council is looking for up to three Maangai Maaori (the voice of Maaori) to join our team for a start in 2020. The job description asks for people who are actively involved in their iwi, hapuu and marae, who share Councils values, … Read more »

Road to Zero strategy must be locally accountable to succeed

Press Release – Local Government NZ

LGNZ broadly supports the Road to Zero Safety Strategy, saying that its success will depend on government and NZTA improving their relationships with local communities, who directly fund this core infrastructure through fuel taxes and rates. Read more »

Amnesty applauds NZ leadership for refugee sponsorship

Press Release – Amnesty International

Amnesty International applauds NZ Minister’s leadership for signing onto global network for refugee sponsorship Read more »

Racism within the NZ Police must be addressed

Press Release – Maori Council

The New Zealand Maori Council is calling on the Government to establish an Inquiry into Institutional racism in the New Zealand Police. Councils Executive Director Matthew Tukaki has said for too long our people within the force and outside in … Read more »

Why a pardon for Rua Kēnana doesn’t go far enough

Article – The Conversation

Why a pardon for 20th-century Mori leader Rua Knana doesn’t go far enough Read more »