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Archive for December, 2018

Health Warning – Unsafe Recreational Water at Sandy Bay

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after very high levels of faecal bacteria were found in a sample taken from Sandy Bay in Canterbury. Read more »

New Year Honours List 2019

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Year Honours List 2019
Monday, 31 December 2018

The New Zealand Order of Merit

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: Read more »

Ngā mihi o te tau hou, Happy New Year

Press Release – MetService

It is the last day of 2018, a time for celebration, relaxation, reflection and maybe a resolution or two. Read more »

Train incident in Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services are attending an incident on Colombo Street where a person, thought to be a male in his early-40s, has been struck by a train. Read more »

Auckland ready to take wins into 2019 against Canterbury

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces and Hearts are looking to welcome the new year with a win when they face the Canterbury Magicians and Kings at Eden Park Outer Oval tomorrow. Read more »

Honours recognise work that addresses climate change

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Climate Change congratulates recipients in the 2019 New Year’s Honours whose work is helping Aotearoa New Zealand understand and address climate change. Read more »

Car-racer activities in Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Superintendent Lane Todd – Canterbury Metro Commander:

Activities by boy racers in the Christchurch area continued to flare up overnight. Read more »

Exporters first to benefit as CPTPP takes effect today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership which takes effect today. Read more »

Social crisis worsens under Labour Party-led government

Article – Socialist Equality Group

When the Labour Party-led government was installed in October 2017, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared that her priority would be to turn around homelessness and child poverty figures. Deputy Prime Minister and NZ First leader Winston Peters promised to restore “capitalism’s human face.” Read more »

National to hold Education meetings across NZ

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye will hold public meetings throughout New Zealand to listen to parents and teachers concerns and views on education issues. The meetings will have a particular focus on the Tomorrow’s Schools Review. Read more »

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