Archive for November, 2019

NZ training for Saudi Arabian air traffic control graduates

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

New Zealand training for Saudi Arabian air traffic control graduates

A group of 25 Saudi Arabian students have graduated from an air traffic control (ATC) training programme provided by Airways International Ltd, following two years of studies in New Zealand. Read more »

Missing person – Panmure

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Have you seen Viliami Tiseli? Read more »

New stand-alone houses pick up

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Building consents for stand-alone houses have made a comeback over the past year after falling slightly during the previous two years, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Change in fire season statuses for Auckland

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is updating the fire seasons for Auckland.

From Monday 2 December it will declare a restricted season across greater Auckland and a prohibited fire season across all the islands of the Hauraki Gulf. Read more »

Launch of the National Emergency Management Agency

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peeni Henare

Minister of Civil Defence
29 November 2019 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO

Civil Defence Minister Hon Peeni Henare today announced the establishment of the new National Emergency Management Agency from 1 December 2019. Read more »

“Spectacular” Wonderland exhibition opens at Te Papa

Press Release – Te Papa

The exhibition, made by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), premiered in Melbourne in 2018 and attracted 179,000 visitors. Singapore’s ArtScience Museum hosted Wonderland this year, with 138,000 visitors. Read more »

NZBus drivers vote to join free fares strike from next week

Press Release – FIRST Union

Over 800 FIRST Union and NZ Tramways Union members who drive buses for Auckland’s largest bus company, NZ Bus, will be joining striking Go Bus drivers from Monday next week in not collecting passenger fares, meaning around half of all Auckland bus trips will be free to the public, FIRST Union said today. Read more »

Raukura set to welcome new chief executive

Press Release – Raukura Hauora O Tainui

29 November 2019
Maori health and wellbeing provider Raukura Hauora o Tainui is set to welcome a new chief executive, Terina Moke. Read more »

solarZero encourages Kiwis to “Go Green” this Friday

Press Release – SolarCity

Auckland, 29 November 2019 – solarZero, the unique solar-as-a-service offering from solarcity is bucking the Black Friday trend and encouraging consumers to “Go Green” this Friday. Read more »

Recreation Awards 2019

Press Release – Recreation Aotearoa

This year some of Aotearoa’s top recreational providers and advocates were recognised at an awards dinner, held during the 2019 Recreation Conference in Hamilton. Read more »

Stormzy Announces New Zealand Tour Dates

Press Release – Live Nation

Tour Announce: Multi-Award Winning British Artist Stormzy Announces New Zealand Tour Dates< Live Nation & WILLOW WOLFGANG TOURING present STORMZY
– Live In New Zealand In 2020 –
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Cruel animal test to be demonstrated at LUSH

Press Release – SAFE

Cruel animal test to be demonstrated outside LUSH Auckland store tomorrow
NZAVS and SAFE, with support from LUSH Cosmetics Australasia, will be demonstrating the cruel Forced Swim Test outside LUSH Newmarket tomorrow. Read more »

Nationwide protest marks beginning of Cotton On strike

Press Release – FIRST Union

Nationwide protest marks beginning of Cotton On strike action this Christmas
Over 300 FIRST Union members at Cotton On throughout New Zealand will be beginning nationwide strike action this Friday in major centres, Read more »

Straker’s AI-driven services to be used by major US studio

Press Release – Straker Translations

Auckland: Straker Translations Limited (ASX:STG) will provide media localisation services powered by artificial intelligence for multiple TV series produced by a major US TV studio for the Latin American market. Read more »

NZ exporters open more doors to China

Press Release – Bank of China in NZ

Bank of China New Zealand (BOCNZ) has congratulated New Zealand exporters on signing memorandums of understanding with Chinese companies at the Supply-Demand Matchmaking conference hosted at the 2019 China International Import Expo. Read more »

Erebus apology is a game changer

Press Release – NZ Air Line Pilots’ Association

Today’s apology by the Government and Air New Zealand to the families of those killed in the 1979 Erebus disaster is a game changer for this country’s pilots and our entire aviation industry, according to the President of the New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA), Captain Andrew Ridling. Read more »

Project Raki film finishes on a high

Press Release – Northland Inc

It’s a wrap. Work on Project Raki – a film aimed at promoting Northland to international students as a land of Māori culture, stunning natural beauty and adventure – has been completed. Read more »

Te Kura o Otangarei MMR coverage 97 percent

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Te Kura o Otangarei have achieved an outstanding 97 percent MMR immunisation coverage rate.

“The Te Kura o Otangarei whānau have done a fantastic job of protecting their tamariki and community by achieving a very high rate of immunisation coverage for measles. Read more »

Policy Watch 28 November 2019

Press Release – NZ Council of Christian Social Services

“I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me”. Matthew 25:40

Welcome to the latest Policy Watch e-highlighting the latest news, research and policy developments relevant to NZCCSS’ core mission to work for a just and compassionate society in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Council failures

Opinion – Conor Hill

Many councils in New Zealand are failing their communities. In most areas where local government has a role to play it can not, or will not deliver. This ranges from planning and the associated impacts on housing, to infrastructure, to the basics of democracy itself. Read more »

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