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Archive for November, 2018

SMC Bulletin – Gene-editing claim concerns

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Gene-editing claim concerns

Internationally, scientists and ethicists have expressed concerns after claims that researchers in China used CRISPR gene editing in human embryos that resulted in live births. Read more »

NPM Board Chair Cocludes His Term

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Sir Tīpene O’Regan chaired his final Board meeting of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) this week. After 12 years of leading the Board and guiding NPM, Sir Tīpene will conclude his tenure at year end. Read more »

Intensifying US pressure on NZ government over China

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Intensifying US pressure on New Zealand government over China

By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group
29 November 2018 Read more »

2018 Health Innovation Awards

Press Release – Nelson Marlborough Health

2018 Health Innovation Awards: Celebrating the people who make our healthcare system more skilled, more compassionate and more equitable
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New Zealand reaches 500,000 scooter rides

Press Release – Lime

New Zealand reaches 500,000 scooter rides

Global urban mobility phenomenon Lime is redefining transport in New Zealand, recording more than 500,000 rides and 150,000 active unique riders in just over a month. Read more »

Arable prospects ploughing ahead

Press Release – Bayleys

Arable prospects ploughing ahead.

Good seasonal prospects, stronger markets and an increased variety of crop options are putting the cropping sector on a good footing after a two tough years, with farmers optimistic returns will be buoyant for some time yet. Read more »

Tragic accident highlights avalanche risk

Press Release – Department of Conservation

30 November 2018

The Department of Conservation (DOC) says yesterday’s tragic accident where a climber was killed by an avalanche and another was rescued highlights the risks involved in exploring New Zealand’s mountains. Read more »

Auckland home consents hit 13,000

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

30 November 2018

More than 13,000 new homes were consented in Auckland in a year for the first time since the 1970s, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

An Embarrassment of Riches – ‘New Zealand Art at Te Papa’

Article – Howard Davis

An Embarrassment of Riches – New Zealand Art at Te Papa

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Mako Road Dish up New EP ‘Local Safari’

Press Release – Eleventy 12

Mako Road Dish up New Ep ‘Local Safari’, Drop New Video And Announce Australian And New Zealand Tour
With sounds primed for a hot summer ahead, Christchurch indie four piece Mako Road have arrived with the perfect soundtrack for long nights, cold drinks and hazy days with the ‘Local Safari’ EP, which releases today. Read more »

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