Archive for August, 2012

Home loan affordability improves as house prices dip

Press Release – Roost

Home loan affordability improved in July as the national median house price edged back from record highs and interest rates remained around record lows. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Arctic ‘slushie’, teen stoner IQ loss

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Arctic Ice; Teen Dope; Media Skills; Sciblogs podcast; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Sci-tech events; Read more »

Q+A listings – Sunday, September 2nd

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Q+A is on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/NZQandA#!/NZQandA and on Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/NZQandA Read more »

Artist reflects on civic memories

Press Release – Christchurch Art Gallery

Scott Flanagan’s sculptural exhibition Do You Remember Me Like I Do? at Christchurch Art Gallery’s off-site gallery in the NG building until 23 September combines found objects, meticulously woven VHS tape and a remarkable set of artists’ books to … Read more »

Women in Technology Boost for Otago

Press Release – Scrattch

Women in Technology Boost for Otago One of Louise Donnelly–Davey’s long term goals is to set up a seed fund for female entrepreneurs and encourage more women to look at their backyard businesses and think big ! Louise and her team have been … Read more »

Public Encouraged To Give Views On District Plan Review

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Public Encouraged To Give Their Views On District Plan Review Dunedin (Friday 31 August) – Whether it’s a large-scale development or putting up a garage, the planning rules that shape Dunedin are under scrutiny. Read more »

Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury W

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

August 31, 2012 SUBJECT: Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury Women Canterbury women are urged to use Cervical Screening Awareness Month this September as a reminder to have a cervical smear test every three years. Dr Kim Burgess from … Read more »

Thompson Raising The Bar Again

Press Release – Katie Thompson

Life has just got a lot more manic for Hokitika’s world-famous songwriter Katie Thompson. Read more »

2013 Census looking for 440 district supervisors

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Statistics New Zealand is continuing its massive recruitment drive for the 2013 Census with a hunt for 440 district supervisors around New Zealand. Read more »

Winners of NIWA Wellington Science Fair announced

Press Release – NIWA

The winners have just been announced! The 2012 NIWA Wellington Science and Technology Fair overall prize winner is Lydia Hingston, a Year 13 student from Queen Margaret College, for her project “Antibiotics versus Probiotics”. Read more »

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