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Green light for $298m public private partnership schools

Press Release – New Zealand Government

1 May 2015
Green light for $298m public private partnership schools
Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye say the signing of a $298 million contract for four more public private partnership (PPP) schools will see significant benefits for schools and taxpayers alike. Read more »

HOOPLA poets blitz Bestsellers List

Press Release – Makaro Press

HOOPLA poets blitz Bestsellers List
by Mary McCallum, publisher, Mākaro Press
www.makaropress.co.nz
It’s provocative poetry in vivid packages, our one-year-old HOOPLA series with echoes of the Faber series in design, released in sets of three every April with a late-career, mid-career and first-time published poet from around the country. Read more »

South Auckland learners get a boost into science careers

Press Release – COMET Auckland

South Auckland learners get a boost into science careers with new MBIE pilot project

More young people in South Auckland will have the opportunity to enter an exciting career in science, following a recent contract win by COMET Auckland from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

Green Party MPs to attend indigenous rights protests

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party MPs to attend indigenous rights protests

To support a global day of action in solidarity with Australia’s First Nations’ communities, Green MPs will be speaking at community protests in Wellington, Auckland and Dunedin today. Read more »

Hermitude Announce New Album, NZ Tour Dates

Press Release – Isaac Promotions

Hermitude Announce New Album, NZ Tour Dates

Electronic duo Hermitude are set for their biggest year yet with the announcement new album Dark Night Sweet Light will drop on Friday 15 May, before the future beat kings embark on a three date NZ tour. Read more »

Heart disease not just a ‘man’s disease’

Press Release – National Heart Foundation

Heart disease not just a ‘man’s disease’

New Zealand women are being encouraged to take charge of their heart health this month as the Heart Foundation runs its annual Go Red for Women campaign. Read more »

Kiwi and Kenyan mums find common ground

Press Release – Network Communication

Kiwi and Kenyan mums find common ground in gardening

Despite many kilometres of land and sea between them, Kiwi and Kenyan mums can find common ground in gardening through ChildFund’sGifts that Grow collection this Mother’s Day. Read more »

Average national asking price climbs to new national record

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

Average national asking price in April climbs to new national record of $521,729, while new listings and total inventory plummet Read more »

NZ Music Month 2015 Is Here!

Press Release – NZ Music Month

NZ Music Month 2015 Is Here!
Today is the first day of May. That means NZ Music Month is officially underway – New Zealand’s annual celebration of homegrown music and the people who make it! Read more »

Community input sought into North Otago river management

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

May 1, 2015
Community input sought into North Otago river management strategy
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is inviting people interested in the future management of the Kakanui and Kauru rivers in North Otago to learn about the council’s recent research and proposals for dealing with key issues confronting the two rivers, and provide feedback. Read more »

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