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Archive for June, 2020

NZDA Congratulates Kiwi Winner Of International College Of Dentists Grant

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) congratulates New Zealand dentist Dr Haneen Alayan for being awarded the 2020 International College of Dentists (ICD) Young Dentists Volunteer grant. Read more »

DCHL Statement On Dunedin Railways Ltd

Press Release – Dunedin City Holdings

Dunedin City Holdings Ltd (DCHL) Chairman Keith Cooper has confirmed that Dunedin Railways Ltd (DRL) will enter hibernation mode from today

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Kindergartens Call For More Funding For Non-Kindergarten Services

Press Release – Kindergartens Aotearoa

Kindergartens Aotearoa, a collective representing more than half of New Zealand’s kindergartens, supports funding increases for non-kindergarten early childhood education services as long as it comes with pay parity. Read more »

$1.2m Funding Boost For Parkinson’s Disease Study

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury-led research that could help Parkinson’s disease patients learn more about their risk of dementia has received a million-dollar funding boost. Read more »

New H1N1 Influenza Virus Detected – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A Chinese and British research team has identified a new H1N1 influenza virus in pigs.

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Jacinda Ardern To New Zealanders: “Let’s Tax This”

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“With New Zealanders experiencing serious economic pain from the lockdown and now a recession, Jacinda Ardern’s response is to say: ‘Let’s tax this’”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Further Funding Secured For Te Rauone Beach Project

Press Release – Otago Community Trust

The small peninsula communities of Ōtākou and Harington Point were celebrating late last week after learning that further funding had been secured for the Te Rauone Beach project. Read more »

Government’s COVID-19 Tracing App Fails On Every Measure

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has slammed the Government’s controversial COVID-19 tracing app as a monumental failure on every possible measure. Read more »

Open Letter To Board Chair Demands Answers On Fate Of Dunedin Railways

Press Release – Keep Dunedin Rail Rolling

Dunedin Railways Limited workers who will lose their jobs today are delivering an open letter (attached below) to Dunedin Railways Limited (DRL) Board Chair Kevin Winders at his home at midday today. Read more »

Healthy Homes For All Kiwis At Heart Of Major New Research Programme

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

The team whose highly influential research provided the evidence base for such major changes to New Zealand’s housing policy as the EECA Warmer Homes insulation scheme and new national Healthy Housing Standards for rental properties have received a $5 million Health Research Council (HRC) Programme grant to work on interventions that will help all New Zealanders live in warm, dry, mould-free and safe homes. Read more »

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