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Parliament: Questions and Answers – Oct 16

Press Release – Hansard

1. MARAMA DAVIDSON (Co-LeaderGreen) to the Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing) : What actions has this Government taken for public housing in New Zealand? Read more »

Johnson and Hireme to lead Nines teams

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Auckland, New Zealand, October 16, 2019 New Zealand Kiwis playmaker Shaun Johnson and Kiwi Ferns centre Honey Hireme-Smiler have today been confirmed to captain the national teams in the inaugural World Cup Nines at Sydneys Bankwest Stadium on … Read more »

Wellington’s Finest Function Venue Opens

Press Release – McKee Fehl

After 11 months of renovations, Wellingtons finest venue, Public Trust Hall , will be officially opened at a formal reception on Monday 21st October 2019. Elegant, modern and central, Public Trust Hall will be the perfect place to host corporate … Read more »

Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC appoints Jack Morris as CEO

Press Release – Raukawa ki te Tonga

Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC Limited (AHC), the commercial and investment arm of Raukawa ki te Tonga Charitable Trust (the Trust), has restructured its governance transitioning from a board with executive directors to a non-executive board and a Chief Executive. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Oct 15

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by all her Government’s actions and policies? Read more »

Queenstown visitor numbers snowball

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of overseas visitors arriving at Queenstown airport increased by 7,100 (22 percent) in August 2019, compared with the same month last year, to reach 39,200, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Velocity challenge finalists announced

Press Release – University of Auckland

An alternative power generation mechanism for satellites, a low-cost, portable diagnostic tool that detects Glaucoma, and software to make the car wrecking industry more efficient, are some of the finalists projects among this years Velocity $100k Challenge. Read more »

Save the Children is Preparing for Cyclone Season

Press Release – Save The Children

Sunday, 13 October 2019: On International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Save the Children is warning that climate change must be addressed to reduce the threat to lives and livelihoods in the Pacific. Read more »

Spark Sport update on impact of Typhoon Hagibis

Press Release – Spark

The Namibia vs Canada Rugby World Cup 2019 match scheduled for Sunday evening has been cancelled. As a level 5 evacuation order is still in place following Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby have made the decision to cancel the match. Read more »

Pacific languages are a source of strength

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says for Pacific people, language can be a source of strength. It can help ground us and give us confidence. When we speak them, our languages provide us with an immediate and intimate access to our … Read more »

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