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Archive for July, 2018

Reviving Māori Plant Knowledge

Press Release – Huia Publishers

MEDIA RELEASE
1 August 2018

Reviving Māori Plant Knowledge

The new book Treasures of Tāne: Plants of Ngāi Tahu by Rob Tipa aims to make available traditional and historical knowledge about South Island native plants. This book brings together a wealth of knowledge, some of which is not readily available or was thought to be lost. Read more »

Interest in homes for sale warms in July

Press Release – Realestate.co.nz

EMBARGOED UNTIL 1 August 2018

Interest in homes for sale warms in July
Search for properties back to summertime levels Read more »

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winners

Press Release – National Poetry Day

MEDIA RELEASE
Embargoed until 05:00, Wednesday 01 August 2018

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winning Kiwi poets Read more »

More affordable properties attract first home buyers

Press Release – QV Valuations

More affordable properties attract first home buyers

Lower value, more affordable properties are selling at a faster rate, due to continued demand from first home buyers. Read more »

Otago Southland emerging directors recognised

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

Desiree Williams has been announced as the winner of the Otago Southland branch of the Institute of Directors’ (IoD’s) Emerging Director Award. Read more »

ORC’s new Council Chamber in service from tomorrow

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

MEDIA ADVISORY

31 July 2018

ORC’s new Council Chamber in service from tomorrow

Kāi Tahu representatives will bless the new Council Chamber in Philip Laing house tomorrow morning at 8am, in advance of the first Council meetings in the space. Read more »

NZ firefighters beat Australia and Hong Kong

Press Release – United Fire Brigades

New Zealand firefighters beat Australia and Hong Kong to claim victory at Australasian Rescue Challenge

Wellington, Tuesday 31 July 2018 – New Zealand fire and emergency response teams from volunteer brigades have claimed victory this year over competitors at one of Australasia’s leading international challenges – the ARRO Australasian Rescue Challenge. Read more »

Further strike action at IRD tomorrow

Press Release – Public Service Association

WHAT: 3000 Inland Revenue workers take half day strike action

WHEN: Wednesday 1 August, 0830 – 1230 (Auckland) or 0900 – 1300 (rest of NZ) Read more »

ORC launches new community grants program

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

31 JULY 2018

ORC launches new community grants program for environmental projects

The Otago Regional Council has today launched a new community grants program — the ECO Fund. Read more »

New Zealand children’s exposure to alcohol marketing

Press Release – University of Otago

Anywhere, anytime: New Zealand children’s exposure to alcohol marketing

Innovative camera research has revealed that New Zealand children are exposed to alcohol marketing on average 4.5 times per day. Read more »

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