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Archive for September, 2020

Māori Housing Issues In Election 2020

Article – Te Matapihi

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New Zealanders With Disabilities Face Five Year Wait For Life-changing Assistance Dog

Press Release – Assistance Dogs New Zealand

Those with severe disabilities around the country are waiting five or more years for access to an assistance dog that would give them independence and provide crucial daily aid. Read more »

New Zealand’s Largest Accommodation Network Bouncing Back Post-lockdowns

Press Release – Quest Apartments

The country’s largest accommodation network says occupancy rates are on the rise in the wake of Covid enforced lockdowns. 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 »

UC Computer Science Expert Wins Prestigious Teaching Medal

Press Release – University of Canterbury


A Computer Science lecturer who developed an innovative open-source teaching tool that has taken off around the world has won the University of Canterbury’s highest award for tertiary teaching excellence. 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 »

On The SFO’s Investigation Of New Zealand First

Article – Gordon Campbell

On one level, New Zealand First has been the agent of its own misfortune. Read more »

Council Welcomes Funding Boost For Pleasant Point Town Hall

Press Release – Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is welcoming Government funding to help bring Pleasant Point Town Hall back up to its former glory. Read more »

Covid Forces ATT Awards To Go Virtual As Spotlight Shines On Apprenticeships

Press Release – Apprenticeship Training Trust

Covid forces ATT awards to go virtual as spotlight shines on apprenticeships

The annual graduation and award ceremony for ATT, one of New Zealand’s largest apprenticeship organisations, has gone virtual this year to celebrate the achievements of 89 apprentices across the country. Read more »

Rollickin Gelato Thrown $26,000 Hospo Lifeline

Press Release – Rollickin Gelato

Kiwi ingenuity is at the heart of Rollickin Gelato’s business and that’s one of the reasons the Christchurch eatery will be taking home $26,000 worth of prizes as the winners of a ‘support local’ hospitality competition. Read more »

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