Professor Suzanne Pitama Appointed Dean Of Christchurch Campus

Press Release – University of Otago

An historic day for wahine Māori leadership at the University of Otago.

Professor Suzanne Pitama (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Whare) has been appointed the new Dean and Head of Campus at the University of Otago, Christchurch. Read more »

Celebrating 30 Years Of Exceptional Marketing

Press Release – TVNZ

Winners for the 2021 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards announced via Virtual Awards Show.

On Thursday afternoon, NZ Marketing magazine and the Marketing Association presented awards in 28 categories across sector, excellence and individual divisions at the 2021 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. Read more »

COVID Shines A Light On Community Need

Press Release – Central Lakes Trust

New Whakatipu based groups Mana Tahuna and The Kiwi Kit Community Trust (TKKCT) are grateful recipients of grants secured after Central Lakes Trust (CLT) board met to consider 27 grant applications at a recent grants meeting. Read more »

Salmonella Dub Reschedule Tour Dates + Add New Shows For 2022

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

At last, after many months of uncertainty and postponements, Salmonella Dub are pleased to be able to announce their reshaped and rescheduled RETURN TO OUR KŌWHAI 2022 tour dates! Read more »

Deepsea Scientist Honoured For Mentoring Of Women In Science

Press Release – NIWA

Di Tracey, a deep-sea fisheries and ecology scientist at NIWA, has been awarded the 2021 Miriam Dell Award by the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS) for her advocacy for and mentoring of women working in science. Read more »

Spread The Word, Not The Weed!

Press Release – Land Information New Zealand

Boaties and visitors to Central Otago lakes are once again being asked to Check Clean and Dry all the gear they use in lakes and rivers as the summer season begins. Read more »

Vegan Pies Battle It Out

Press Release – Vegan Society

It is the fourth year of the infamous Vegan Pie Awards. will be going ahead on 3rd December, thanks to The Butcher’s Son and the Traffic Light System. The Covid restrictions have not stopped bakers making new and innovative plant-based pies. Our judges will be munching their way through over 70 different pies from all over the country, Northland to South Otago. Read more »

House And Contents Insurance Premiums More Expensive Than Ever, So It Pays To Shop Around

Press Release – Consumer NZ

A price survey of home and contents insurance by Consumer NZ found that if you don’t shop around, you could be paying hundreds of dollars more on policies. Read more »

Waterproof Textiles Market To Gain Growth With Increasing Uptake Of Waterproof Textiles

Press Release – WiredRelease

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Covid-19 Vaccine For Kids Expected Early Next Year – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Government anticipates rolling out the paediatric version of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of January 2022, pending Medsafe approval. Read more »