Archive for March, 2019

Transport World provides drawcards for Wheels At Wanaka

Press Release – Transport World

Two of Southland’s leading visitor attractions will make history when they attend the inaugural Wheels At Wanaka show this coming Easter weekend. Bill Richardson Transport World and Dig This Invercargill are expected to be major drawcards at the new, biennial vintage show. Read more »

Historic Iona Church set for stage three restoration

Press Release – Otago Community Trust

Otago’s historic Iona Church overlooking Port Chalmers is gearing up to commence further restoration work in coming months. The Historic Iona Church Restoration Trust were awarded a $150,000 grant last week from the latest round of grants from the Otago Community Trust. Read more »

How a vaccine for drug addiction could become a reality

Press Release – Health Research Council

A Victoria University of Wellington scientist hopes to bring us a major step closer to a vaccine for drug addiction, with the help of an Explorer Grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. Read more »

Southern Discoveries Convert Catamaran to Amphibious Vehicle

Press Release – Southern Discoveries

Milford Sound’s original cruise operator, Southern Discoveries, is backing a new vision for tourism in the region with the conversion of its Spirit of Queenstown catamaran to an amphibious vehicle. Read more »

Remembrance service held for New Zealand terror victims

Article – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
30 March 2019, original url: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/03/30/nzre-m30.html Read more »

Tribal appointees shift balance of power in Hastings council

Press Release – Hobson’s Pledge

Virtue-signalling trumped rational debate when the Hastings District Council voted 10-4 on Thursday to enable four members of the Maori Joint Committee to sit and vote on the council’s four standing committees. Read more »

World Champs hopes cut-above the rest at Oxford

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

World championships blade shearing hopefuls Tony Dobbs and Allan Oldfield got-in some good late season New Zealand form when they finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday. Read more »

Wait a second: We’re off to France

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

Wait a second: We’re off to France

Waipawa shearer Cam Ferguson may just about be the best second placegetter around after a dramatic New Zealand championships Open final in which he on Saturday night won another crack at the World title he won in Wales nine years ago. Read more »

Care Alliance vs Polling Science On End of Life Choice

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Care Alliance vs Polling Science On End of Life Choice
Analysing Select Committee submissions on the End of Life Choice Bill is no match for 20 years of research on New Zealanders’ support for the choice of assisted dying, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Silver Fern Farms Positive Result

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms

Silver Fern Farms Co-Operative:
Positive Result for Co-Operative And Patronage Reward Declared
• The following information covers the results for two separate companies; Silver Fern Farms Co-operative Limited, and its investment Silver Fern Farms Limited. Read more »

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