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Archive for November, 2010

Turia: Charities Commission Annual General Meeting

Speech – New Zealand Government

I remember someone once saying that an AGM is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted. The Charities Commission seems determined to prove this statement wrong with a very full programme all wrapped up in less than four hours – and including … Read more »

Poll reveals overwhelming majority opposed to Act Bill

Press Release – NZ Union of Students’ Associations

The New Zealand public has again overwhelmingly declared that students themselves should determine the method of students’ association membership, a week out from the committee stage of a Bill that attempts to remove this choice. Read more »

Guy: United Fire Brigades’ Association Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

This is actually the second time this year I’ve addressed your annual conference. In February I spoke to you in Christchurch, and the change in timing means here we are again. Read more »

Power: Papakura-Pukekohe Public Defence Service opening

Press Release – New Zealand Government

I’d like to acknowledge the members of the judiciary and the legal profession for being here today for the official opening of the Papakura – Pukekohe Public Defence Service. Read more »

Alliance supports Student Protests against VSM

Press Release – New Zealand Alliance Party

The Alliance Party has come out in support of Wednesday’s planned student protests against the Voluntary Student Membership Bill. Read more »

Minister opens Papakura-Pukekohe Public Defence Service

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Simon Power today officially opened the Papakura-Pukekohe Public Defence Service. The PDS provides an in-house legal aid service, through the use of salaried staff rather than contracted lawyers. “The opening of this PDS branch … Read more »

Alliance supports Student Protests against VSM

Press Release – New Zealand Alliance Party

The Alliance Party has come out in support of Wednesday’s planned student protests against the Voluntary Student Membership Bill. Ms Murray said that the student protests were designed to draw attention to the loss of services and representation that would … Read more »

Queenstown Auto Extravaganza returns to the Wakatipu

Press Release – Queenstown Auto Extravaganza

Queenstown Auto Extravaganza rolls into the Wakatipu from February 25 – 27, 2011 showcasing New Zealand’s finest collection of classic, motorsports and performance cars to help raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation Read more »

The Changing Face of Mormonism in the Pacific

Press Release – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — There was a time when the term Mormon meant “American missionaries, or Polynesian church” to many people in this part of the world. But such perceptions are old news. Read more »

2011 Great Lake Relay Celebrity Ambassadors Announced

Press Release – Mental Health Commission

“The Foundation is very excited to have such inspirational New Zealanders pledge their support to help us promote mental health,” Judi Clements, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation says. “Their participation in this event supports … Read more »

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