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Archive for November, 2018

Kiwis lend a helping hand to Pacific neighbours

Press Release – Oxfam

Kiwis lend a helping hand to Pacific neighbours

30 November 2018

Wellington has been named the most generous region in New Zealand in 2018, beating out the rest of the country for the biggest hearts according to Oxfam’s annual Generosity Index. Read more »

Feeding family not easy 150 years ago

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank

Getting food from the land on to the family table was a major preoccupation 150 years ago – so vastly different from today’s trip to the supermarket.
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Police seek information following scrub fires

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police seek information following scrub fires”
Please attribute to Constable Gregory Nolet:

Wanaka Police are appealing for information following two scrub fires started by people shooting fireworks from a ute early last month. Read more »

New Zealand rated globally for children’s activity levels

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand rated globally for children’s activity levels

New Zealand children and young people between the ages of five and 18 have low levels of physical activity and high levels of screen time, compared with their peers in 49 countries worldwide.
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SMC Bulletin – Gene-editing claim concerns

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Gene-editing claim concerns

Internationally, scientists and ethicists have expressed concerns after claims that researchers in China used CRISPR gene editing in human embryos that resulted in live births. Read more »

Dunedin enjoys steady growth across the board

Press Release – Enterprise Dunedin

Economic growth in Dunedin has remained above 2%pa for the last four years, with employment and retail spending remaining particularly strong, according to the latest figures from Infometrics. Read more »

Intensifying US pressure on NZ government over China

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Intensifying US pressure on New Zealand government over China

By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group
29 November 2018 Read more »

Otago Swimming Targets Finalised by Council

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

30 November 2018
Otago Swimming Targets Finalised by Council

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) finalised the Otago swimming targets in the Policy Committee meeting on 29 November 2018. Read more »

New town-centre and commercial property unveiled

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release
30.11.2018

New town-centre and commercial property unveiled for Mangawhai


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Otago report highlights need for Te Papa apology

Press Release – University of Otago

30/11/2018
There are calls from a University of Otago report for an apology and reparation to iwi in the wider Tauranga area affected by the takeover of Te Papa land in the 19th century. Read more »

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