Archive for May, 2018

Competition to cook from ‘Root to Tip’ heating up

Press Release – Rabobank

1 June 2018

Competition to cook from ‘Root to Tip’ heating up in schools around NZ

The challenge is on for pairs of year five and year six school pupils to grate, slice, cook, create and plate a vegetable-based meal from ‘root to tip’, and there’s still time to enter a team! Read more »

‘Rare earth’ minerals potential for regions

Article – RNZ

4:56 pm on 31 May 2018

Taupō and the West Coast have high prospects for “green minerals” used in electric vehicles and wind turbines, a new study has found. Read more »

NZ leads call to improve health for Indigenous people

Press Release – University of Otago

An open letter published on 1 June 2018 in a leading international medical journal, Lancet Oncology, calls on the World Health Organization (WHO) and Governments to prioritise health improvements for Indigenous peoples worldwide. Read more »

Wellington ranked New Zealand’s most creative city

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Friday, 1 June 2018
Wellington, fresh from retaining its crown as the world’s most liveable city, has now also defended its title as New Zealand’s most creative city for the second year in a row, according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index. Read more »

Completely Nude Literary Event Comes to Dunedin

Press Release – Emma Feather Shaw

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Reb Fountain celebrates a double win at Country Music Awards

Press Release – NZ Country Music Awards

31 May 2018

The New Zealand Country Music Awards were held tonight in Gore, with the extremely talented Reb Fountain winning the 2018 Recorded Music NZ Best Country Music Artist and APRA Best Country Music Song. Read more »

MDC achieves emissions reduction certification

Press Release – Masterton District Council

1 June 2018

Masterton District Council (MDC) has become one of New Zealand’s first local governments to achieve an internationally-recognised emissions reduction certification. Read more »

Petition calls on Govt to fund children’s camps

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Petition calls on Govt to fund children’s camps

There is still time for the Prime Minister to stop the Government’s closure of the Stand children’s health camps in light of an outpouring of community support, Children’s Spokesperson Alfred Ngaro says. Read more »

Be prepared for winter roads

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

As Dunedin heads into winter, the Dunedin City Council is reminding people to drive to the conditions. Winter in the city can be treacherous, with frequent frosts and a few snow days each year. Read more »

Minister welcomes 40 new Corrections Officers

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Hon Kelvin Davis

Minister of Corrections

31 May 2018

Minister welcomes 40 new Corrections Officers to the frontline Read more »

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