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Archive for September, 2020

New Community Still Waits For Ministry Decision On More Classrooms

Press Release – Ormiston Primary School Board of Trustees

The Ormiston Primary School Board of Trustees continues to wait for Ministry of Education property decisions about the next stage of classroom buildings while children are taught in the staffroom, office spaces, the library and nearly 200 learners are still using classroom space at the neighbouring Junior College. Read more »

10 Ways To Make The Most Of October

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are loads of different ways Kiwis can get involved – from learning all you need to know about breast health, to helping to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ). Read more »

Assisted Dying Referendum: People At The End Of Their Lives Say It Offers A ‘Good Death’

Article – The Conversation

Assisted dying referendum: people at the end of their lives say it offers a ‘good death’

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Wānaka Airport Court Case Revealing; Community Should Now Refocus

Press Release – Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The Wānaka community group which spent last week in Court taking on the local Council and airport company is urging people in the Upper Clutha not to get complacent whilst waiting for the judge’s decision. Wānaka Stakeholders Group Inc. says that the information made public during the hearing should be “ringing alarm bells”. Read more »

ORC’s ECO Fund Is Open For Applications From 1 October

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council’s (ORC) ECO Fund supports community-driven projects that protect and enhance Otago’s environment. The fund is receiving applications from 1 October to 20 October. Read more »

IrrigationNZ Launches Innovative Way To Learn About Water Quality

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ believes it is important Kiwis get up-to-date information about freshwater in their local catchments and have created a new way to do it. Read more »

Great South Concerned With Proposed ‘Business South’ Name

Press Release – Great South

Plans to name a proposed merger between the Otago Chamber of Commerce and Otago Southland Employers Association ‘Business South’ is a real concern for Great South, Southland’s Regional Development Agency. Read more »

Inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund Step Closer To Turning Novel Ideas Into 5G Innovations

Press Release – Spark

Finalists named in inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund step closer to turning novel ideas into 5G innovations Read more »

New Research To Maximise Value From Seafood Resources

Press Release – Plant And Food Research

Plant & Food Research will be leading a new research programme looking at creating new responsive processing technologies to maximise value for New Zealand, thanks to support from the latest round of MBIE Endeavour Funding. Read more »

Wanaka To Celebrate Homegrown Creative Excellence With Inspiring New Event ‘Toi’

Press Release – Lake Wanaka Tourism

A collective group of artistically minded individuals, businesses, plus community groups have come together with the goal of championing Wanaka’s creative sector, with a weekend packed full of events October 17 – 18, 2020. Read more »

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