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Archive for September, 2019

Russel Norman to deliver 2019 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture

Press Release – Bruce Jesson Foundation

Russel Norman to deliver 2019 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture

The former Green Party co-leader, who labelled his successor James Shaw’s Zero Carbon Bill as “toothless” when it was released in May, has titled his lecture: “Will the Zero Carbon Act really cut emissions? What institutional change does a climate emergency demand?” Read more »

Two NZers jailed for child sexual exploitation material

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Two New Zealanders jailed for importing and possessing child sexual exploitation material

A 51-year-old man was sentenced to two years and five months in jail by the Hamilton District Court this afternoon, for importing and possessing child sexual exploitation publications. Read more »

Free Speech Coalition astonished by winning of ‘thugs veto’

Press Release – Free Speech Coalition

Reacting to the decision of His Honour Justice Pheroze Jagose, Free Speech Coalition Counsel, Jack Hodder QC, said: Read more »

Judgment: Moncrief-Spittle v Regional Facilities Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

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[2019] NZHC 2399
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Mayor welcomes High Court decision on far-right speakers

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed today’s High Court decision dismissing the judicial review brought against Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) following its cancellation of a venue booking to two Canadian far-right speakers. Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Month: Take Action

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Month: Take Action

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is challenging New Zealanders to take a stand against breast cancer this October and help raise funds for awareness and education programmes, for potentially life-saving research, and to support women with breast cancer. Read more »

Small is beautiful when tackling emissions

Press Release – thinkstep

26 September 2019

thinkstep ANZ has signalled its ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even further at the same time as it joins the GEN LESS movement, launched by Energy Efficiency and Conservation Association (EECA). Read more »

Car rally raises $32,000 for children’s mental health

Press Release – Avis Budget Group

Christchurch, 30 September 2019 – A charity car rally has raised $32,000 for children’s mental health research and the development of an app designed to help parents support their children’s well-being. Read more »

Banking Hub trial a new approach to regional banking

Press Release – NZ Bankers’ Association

30 September 2019

A unique partnership of six New Zealand banks will trial a new approach to providing banking services in small regional communities. Read more »

N4L helps NZQA get schools ready for digital exams

Press Release – N4L Network For Learning

Exam support team to include technical readiness assessments led by N4L
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 30, Read more »

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