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Archive for April, 2021

Finalists Announced For 2021 NZ Children’s Music Awards

Press Release – Maiden New Zealand

What do you get when you cross a badminton playing Chihuahua called Jim, a motley crue of pirates and kindness? A sample of the 2021 NZ Children’s Music Awards finalists – an annual presentation celebrating music written and recorded for kids. Read more »

Brisbane Airport Green Zone Breach Update 2

Press Release – Ministry of Health

30 April 2021

The Ministry of Health has this evening been advised by Queensland health authorities of a change in classification for some passengers who flew from Brisbane to New Zealand on Thursday afternoon and evening New Zealand time. Read more »

Seasonal Climate Outlook May – June

Press Release – NIWA

Outlook Summary

  • Rainfall is about equally likely to be below normal or near normal in all regions of Aotearoa New Zealand except the north of the North Island, where near normal rainfall is most likely. Read more »

Reduce Nitrogen, Phosphate Use Without Compromising Pasture & Milk Production With NZ’s Leading Expert In Soil Fertility

Article – MediaPA

Developed from proven science, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD), shows how one farm improved plant nutrient uptake, pasture production, milk production, root growth, earthworm and increased water holding capacity through soil, pasture and clover only testing followed up by sound agronomic advice. Read more »

Fire And Emergency New Zealand Opens Three New Facilities In Christchurch

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s commitment to rebuilding and enhancing its facilities in Christchurch in partnership with the community is being reinforced with the opening of three new buildings in two days. Read more »

Brisbane Airport Green Zone Breach Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is continuing to advise passengers who flew from Brisbane to New Zealand last night to monitor their health and if symptoms develop, call Healthline and get a test, following a green zone breach at Brisbane Airport. Read more »

A Feel-Good Ara Timaru Graduation Celebrates Students, Staff – And Staff As Students

Press Release – Ara Institute

After a somewhat disjointed 2020 experience, Ara Timaru graduates were finally able to celebrate their success in a more familiar style on Tuesday April 27th. Read more »

Te Ōhaka At Ara Presents Showcase Of Start-ups

Press Release – Ara Institute

On the 21st of April, staff from Ara were invited to meet and mingle with some of the current crop of start-ups at Te Ōhaka – the Centre for Growth and Innovation. Read more »

Garry Diack Appointed New Ravensdown CEO

Press Release – Ravensdown

Ravensdown has announced Garry Diack as its new CEO, replacing Greg Campbell who has held the position at the farmer-owned co-operative for the past eight years. Read more »

Two Arrested Following Timaru Assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two people have been arrested following an assault at a property in Glen Street, Timaru last night.

Detective Senior Sergeant Richard Quested says Police were called to the address about 7.30pm and found a man with injuries to his hand, believed to have been caused by a sharp weapon. Read more »

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