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Children under five found without seatbelts

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Children under five found without seatbelts
Counties Manukau Police found parents are continuing to take unnecessary risks with their children’s safety during Operation Restraint today. Read more »

Elderly Deserve More Protection From Criminal Offending

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Elderly Deserve More Protection From Criminal Offending
Criminals are targeting seniors in South Auckland but the Minister of Police is doing nothing about it, says New Zealand First Associate Spokesperson for Law and Order Asenati Lole-Taylor. Read more »

DNA Gay Ski Week QT to host biggest ever dance party

Press Release – Southern Public Relations

DNA Gay Ski Week QT to host Queenstown’s biggest ever dance party

Organisers of DNA Gay Ski Week QT today (July 23 2014) announced that the event’s infamous final party will be Queenstown’s “biggest ever dance party” and held for the first time at the Memorial Centre. Read more »

Three Strikes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Three Strikes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Jamie Whyte, ACT Party Leader
Crime is on the decline, not just in New Zealand but across the Western World. Read more »

School told to manipulate national standards data

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

School told to manipulate national standards data

Parents can have little confidence in the Government’s National Standards after an Auckland school was told to manipulate its data so it added up, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. Read more »

Huge benefits from North Shore Riding for the Disabled

Press Release – Harcourts

Huge benefits from North Shore Riding for the Disabled



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MANA Tamaki send a challenge to Labour

Press Release – Mana Party

MANA Tamaki send a challenge to Labour

MANA Candidate for Mt Albert, Joe Carolan.

Wednesday 23 July 2014 Read more »

TOUGHLOVE urges more funding for Parent Support

Press Release – TOUGHLOVE

TOUGHLOVE

For release: 23rd July 2014

POLITICIANS CHALLENGED TO HELP YOUTH AT RISK

TOUGHLOVE urges more funding for Parent Support Read more »

Reports: Aotearoa stands in solidarity with Palestine

Press Release – Fightback

Reports: Aotearoa stands in solidarity with Palestine

July 21, 2014
http://fightback.org.nz/2014/07/21/reports-aotearoa-stands-in-solidarity-with-palestine/ Read more »

Driver Mentor Programme Reaches the South Island

Press Release – Chevron

Driver Mentor Programme Reaches the South Island

New Zealand, 23 July 2014 – A community programme to help disadvantaged young people learn to drive has launched in Christchurch as it aims to reach vulnerable drivers around the country. Read more »

Mental Health & Addiction Services Funding Crisis

Press Release – Navigate

Mental Health & Addiction Services Funding Crisis
The funding crisis threatening the effective provision of NGO mental health and addiction services will be the main topic for debate by health spokespeople from all the main political parties at a public meeting in Penrose. Read more »

MH17 Incident – Media Statement 11

Press Release – Boyd PR

MH17 Incident – Media Statement 11

Families of passengers and crew of MH17 may still contact the airline’s Family Support Centre hotline. Read more »

Public safety discouraging train patronage

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 July 2014

Public safety discouraging train patronage

Train commuters are reconsidering travel on the southern rail line until Auckland Council and Auckland Transport take urgent steps to permanently secure train stations, according to Manurewa Local Board chairperson Angela Dalton. Read more »

Mangere College students take stance on family violence

Press Release – Joint Press Release

23 July, 2014

Mangere College students first to take stance on family violence

The students of south Auckland high school, Mangere College, became the first in the country today to implement the ‘It’s not OK’ campaign throughout the school in an effort to help prevent family violence occurring in its local community. Read more »

Replacement trains on Onehunga Line

Press Release – Auckland Transport

23 July 2014

Replacement trains on Onehunga Line

Auckland’s new electric trains are being temporarily replaced on the Onehunga Line. Read more »

VERBATIM needs your support!

Press Release – Rethinking Crime and Punishment

VERBATIM needs your support!

Last year our partner organisation JustSpeak embarked on a collaboration with a local theatre company Last Tapes Theatre to produce two short New Zealand plays that offer audiences the opportunity to hear the words of offenders, victims and families affected by violent crime. Now the play is back.
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Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships awarded

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister for Economic Development

23 July 2014

Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships awarded Read more »

Auckland Overground Provides Solution to Transport Woes

Press Release – Auckland Overground

23rd July 2014

Auckland Overground Provides Solution to City’s Transport Woes

Construction of the test site for the $1.4 Billion Auckland Overground Public Transport System will be completed on July 24th 2014. Read more »

Appointments to Public Trust Board

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Appointments to Public Trust Board

Justice Minister Judith Collins today announced the appointment of two new members to the Board of Public Trust. Read more »

New drug analyser to save time and money

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New drug analyser to save time and money

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