Archive for April, 2021

Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Launch

Press Release – NZ Food Waste Champions

New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3 and the University of Otago’s Food Waste Innovation Theme have released a Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, mapping out solutions to reduce food waste from farm to fork. The research incorporates findings from 30+ Interviews and Case Studies from 12 Food Waste “Champions”, whose initiatives to reduce food waste are celebrated. Read more »

Estère’s Long-awaited, Multi-postponed South Island Tour To Start On 5th May

Press Release – Susie Says

A year of delay – pushed-back record release, Read more »

Drought Support Expanded As Dry Conditions Bite Along The East Coast

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will boost its drought support to new parts of the country and continue helping farmers in areas facing long-term dry conditions, says Agriculture and Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor. Read more »

Big Bird Raises Funds For Southland Charity Hospital

Press Release – Southland Charity Hospital

Raising funds for the Southland Charity Hospital has taken on a new direction as eight members of the Thornbury Vintage Tractor and Implement Club embark on a mammoth 1200-kilometre Tractor Trek from Invercargill to Christchurch. Read more »

Input On Glyphosate Sought – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Industry and the public are being asked for information about the use of the herbicide glyphosate, in a new consultation by the EPA.

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Crowdfunding Hard Work For Campaigners

Press Release – University of Auckland

Crowdfunded campaigns are stressful and uncertain for the people running them who must ‘marketise’ their campaign in order to be successful, a new study shows. Read more »

Average New Zealand House Price Hits $800k For The First Time

Press Release – Trade Me Property

New Zealand’s national average asking price hit a new milestone in March, cracking the $800,000 mark for the first time to reach a record $805,100, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Local Government Minister Deeply Saddened By Loss Of Great Chief

Press Release – New Zealand Government

He kura i tangihia, he maimai aroha

E te tōtara haemata, te Tōtara whakahi o te wao nui a Tāne

He tangata hautū, he haumi, te whakatere o ngā waka Read more »

On The Demonisation Of Film And TV Subsidies

Article – Gordon Campbell

Yesterday’s big winner at the Oscars was Chinese-American director Chloe Zhao and her film Read more »

Nevis Bluff, SH6, Autumn Programme – Rock Stabilisation And Inspection

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Following the school holidays, people who travel along State Highway 6 between Cromwell and Queenstown may spot activity above them on the rock faces that form the Nevis Bluff. Read more »

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