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Archive for December, 2020

Muslim Youth Organisation Prepares For Clean-up On New Year’s Day

Press Release – Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association will be spending the early hours of New Year’s Day cleaning the parks of the Auckland CBD as part of their ongoing New Year’s Day clean-up initiative. Read more »

11 Cases Of COVID-19 At Border In Two Days

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There have been 11 cases of COVID-19 detected in recent returnees in managed isolation since the Ministry’s last update on 29 December. Read more »

New Year Honours List 2021

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Order of New Zealand

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The Order of New Zealand:


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New Year’s Honours Highlights Outstanding Pacific Leadership Through Challenging Year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio
Minister for Pacific Peoples

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the New Year’s Honours List 2021 highlights again the outstanding contribution made by Pacific people across Aotearoa. Read more »

Anti-rodeo Protest At Auckland Council-owned Warkworth Showgrounds Tomorrow

Press Release – Direct Animal Action

Anti-rodeo protesters will gather outside the Warkworth Rodeo on New Year’s Day for the sixth year in a row.

Animal advocacy organisation Direct Animal Action (DAA) are coordinating the protest and expect up to 100 people to attend. Read more »

New Year Royal Honours For Three Police Officers

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Striving to deliver the best possible policing services for and in partnership with their respective communities is the key motivator for three Police officers awarded Royal Honours today. Read more »

2020 Biggest Weather Events

Press Release – MetService

2020 saw MetService issue more than 300 Severe Weather Warnings issued over 50+ weather events. We’ve compiled five of the more notable events – from the first Red Warning for Heavy Rain to the upper North Island drought. Read more »

Anna Coddington Beams

Article – Howard Davis

Anna Coddington Beams

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Housing Crisis Fuels Poverty And Inequality In New Zealand

Article – Socialist Equality Group

Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
29 December 2020, original url:
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New Zealand’s 20 Toughest PR Jobs For 2020

Press Release – BlacklandPR

Communicating the Covid -19 lockdown levels was the toughest PR challenge for 2020.

In a first for the annual rankings issued by BlacklandPR, the lockdown levels received a ‘perfect storm’ score of the highest possible public profile combined with the strongest possible emotional reaction, impact and complexity. Read more »

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