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Archive for June, 2021

When Will NZ Have Herd Immunity Against Covid-19? – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New modelling shows 83 per cent of all New Zealanders need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before we can safely remove public health restrictions.

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Half Of NZ Has At Least One Misinformed Belief – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre


A survey from the Classification Office offers a glimpse at how pervasive misinformation is in New Zealand, and how it’s affecting our beliefs.

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Three Waters Reforms Remain Unconvincing

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

While there’s a clear case for change in our Three Waters sector the Government’s plan isn’t compelling, and the model of four regional entities comes with several problems, National’s Water spokesperson Simon Bridges says. Read more »

A Good Night’s Sleep Key For Children With Autism, Study Shows

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) study has found that a reduction in sleep problems for children on the autism spectrum vastly improves those children’s behaviour and their parent’s wellbeing.
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Major Works For Theatre Royal And Museum Begin

Press Release – Timaru District Council

Major site works for the Theatre Royal and Museum kick off next week with the demolition on Barnard Street.

The public carpark on Barnard Street will close for several months from Saturday to allow for the work, which will create access to the Back of House for the building works. Read more »

Enable Pays $18 Million Dividend – Its First To The Christchurch Community

Press Release – Enable

Local fibre broadband provider, Enable, has returned an $18 million dividend to Christchurch City and, ultimately, to the people of Christchurch. Read more »

Urzila Carlson Returns With Brand New Show It’s Personal

Press Release – Live Nation Entertainment

AUCKLAND, NZ (June 30, 2021) – Award-winning and treasured Kiwi-South African comedian URZILA CARLSON has today announced a brand-new show, It’s Personal, hitting nine towns and cities around the country. Read more »

When To Seek Emergency Dental Care

Press Release – Premium SEO NZ

The key to receiving the correct level of care from dentists is understanding that general and emergency dentists hold different specialities, and then going to the right one. Knowing into which category a dental issue falls can also help patients take the correct next steps. Read more »

Still No Clarity From Our Confused Prime Minister

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Prime Minister did not rule out today that potential hate speech crimes will have a more severe maximum prison sentence than the crime of ‘assault on a child’, Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins says. Read more »

Mobile BNZ Rolls Into North Canterbury And West Coast

Press Release – BNZ

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) has announced today its second mobile branch, Mobile BNZ, has hit the road in the South Island, and has begun operating on the West Coast and North Canterbury. Read more »

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