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Archive for August, 2011

Creative NZ implements overhaul of funding programmes

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has committed funding through two new complementary programmes as it implements a major overhaul of its multi-year funding for the arts. Read more »

Phoenix Foundation and The Thomas Oliver Band Free Concert

Press Release – NZ Music Commission

‘Surely the most potent band to come out of New Zealand since the far-off days of the Chills… Gorgeous.’ – The Independent Newspaper, UK, November 2009 – 5 Stars (Happy Ending) ‘If Captain Cook was to explore the South Pacific in 2010, … Read more »

New Arts Programmes Funded By Creative NZ

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand has committed funding through two new complementary programmes as it implements a major overhaul of its multi-year funding for the arts. Read more »

Farmers applaud ‘realistic’ energy strategy

Press Release – Federated Farmers

“There’s a refreshing realism because the New Zealand economy, as with the global economy, will be dependent on fossil fuels in the near term,” says Anders Crofoot, Federated Farmers energy spokesperson. Read more »

Director appointed for New Zealand eScience Infrastructre

Press Release – University of Auckland

Mr Nick Jones from The University of Auckland has been appointed Director of the New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI), a nation-wide supercomputer network designed to support cutting-edge research. Read more »

S’bu Zikode – New Zealand visit 1st – 13th September 2011

Press Release – Global Peace And Justice Auckland

South African President Jacob Zuma may have cancelled his visit to New Zealand for the World Rugby Cup but a much more significant visitor will be arriving late tonight. Read more »

Short description: Missing Tourist

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Full description: Wanaka Police have grave concerns for a German tourist who last made mobile contact to a friend from his kayak on Lake Hawea at approximately 12.25pm on Monday 29th August. Read more »

Asthma Foundation: It’s all about the people

Press Release – Asthma Foundation

The two-day New Zealand Respiratory Conference, which starts in Wellington tomorrow, is about improving the lives of the nearly 1 million New Zealanders with respiratory conditions, says the Chief Executive of the Asthma Foundation, Angela Francis. Read more »

South Canterbury to Celebrate RWC 2011 with Unique Festival

Press Release – Aoraki Development Business and Tourism

South Canterbury’s celebration of the Rugby World Cup 2011 season will centre around “Art Rocks”, an exciting and unique new festival, says Aoraki Development Business and Tourism Chief Executive, Wendy Smith. Read more »

QueenstownHospital decision victory for public health system

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The recommendations of an expert health panel to ignore a privatisation proposal and keep Lakes District Hospital and its emergency department in Queenstown, is a victory for the local community and for the under siege public health system, Labour … Read more »

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