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Medicinal cannabis producer welcomes new law passed today

Press Release – Zeacann

Medicinal cannabis producer welcomes new law passed today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11 December 2018
New Zealand cannabis company Zeacann is welcoming the The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill which has just passed its third reading in parliament. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 11

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Child Poverty Reduction Read more »

Celebrating 15 years of Velocity

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

The little startup that could: Celebrating 15 years of Velocity

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DIY but do it right this summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

It’s that time of the year when some of us feel compelled to dust off the DIY tools and tackle those jobs we’ve been putting off in winter. Read more »

Tongan Speaker’s visit

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

Office of the Speaker of the NZ House of Representatives
Rt Hon Trevor Mallard
MEDIA RELEASE
Tuesday 11 December

Rebuilding parliamentary infrastructure a key focus of Tongan Speaker’s visit Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 11 December 2018

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Oral Questions – 11 December 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction: What is her response to the finding in yesterday’s Child Poverty Monitor report, that around 100,000 New Zealand children are “doing it really tough”? Read more »

Suzuki series dishes up Smorgasbord of Treats

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

The first of three rounds of this year’s Suzuki Series at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on Sunday had it all – suspense, thrill-a-minute motorcycle racing and certainly drama all the way. Read more »

Man charged with murder following incident in Flat Bush

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attribute to Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Va’aelua, Counties Manukau CIB

Police have arrested a male following the death of a 34-year-old female in Flat Bush last night. Read more »

Making plastic useful again to clear rural waste

Press Release – Agrecovery Foundation

Making plastic waste useful again by collaborating with industry partners is the driving force behind a rural recycling programme’s success. Read more »

Fish & Game: compensation claims ‘completely false’

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

11 December 2018

Auckland/Waikato Fish & Game has strongly refuted as “completely false” a Waikato Times article’s claim that the organisation has been ordered to pay compensation as the result of a court case. Read more »

New cycleway opens in iconic Oriental Bay

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Julie Anne Genter

Associate Minister of Transport

11 December 2018

Minister of Transport Phil Twyford and Associate Minister for Transport Julie Anne Genter today opened a new cycleway along Oriental Parade that will improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians. Read more »

Update – Grace Millane investigation – Dec 10

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Update – Grace Millane investigation”

To be attributed to Detective Inspector Scott Beard, Auckland City Police

The enquiry team working on the murder of English tourist Grace Millane have continued investigations throughout the day. Read more »

Join the Vigil for Grace

Press Release – White Ribbon

Join us to honour Grace Millane and offer New Zealanders the opportunity to stand together and take a moment to say Time’s Up on the violence, intimidation and the senseless waste of beautiful lives all around the world. Read more »

NZRL Talent Development Programme announced for 2019

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

The 2019 New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) season will kick-off in January with the 16s and 18s Talent Development Programme (TDP) at St. Peters College in Cambridge. Read more »

Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holidays

Press Release – NZTA

10 December 2018

Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holiday period Read more »

Auckland Sport Sector Forum focuses on change and challenges

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 115 leaders from 65 different sporting, health and community organisations attended the re-cent Auckland Sport Sector Forum 2018: Changes, Challenge and Choice for Sport and Recreation, run by Aktive – Auckland Sport & Recreation (Aktive), in association with key strategic partners Sport New Zealand and Auckland Council. Read more »

Māori and Pasifika children more vulnerable

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

10/12/2018

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Māori and Pasifika children twice as likely to face food deprivation, report. Read more »

Why this year’s Christmas is different for City Mission

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

Why this year’s Christmas is different for the Auckland City Mission

From Eden Park to Marae in South Auckland, the wider community is getting behind the Auckland City Mission like never before this festive season, but we still need help to ensure all children get the Christmas they deserve. Read more »

Child poverty report a call for urgent welfare reform

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

10/12/2018
AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

The Child Poverty Monitor 2018 report points out one in five kids are living without access to food. Read more »

Sunday evening update – Grace Millane investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Sunday evening update – Grace Millane investigation”
Statement to be attributed to Detective Inspector Scott Beard: Auckland City Police Read more »

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