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Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop

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Source: New Zealand Government – Department and Ministries – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop Front-line ownership of quality improvement initiatives, innovation, and sustainability are some of the key topics that will be addressed at the Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) quality improvement workshop in Wellington on 12 and 13 June […]

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Early morning attack on woman

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Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Early morning attack on woman Saturday, 19 April 2014 – 2:54pm Wellington Police are currently investigating a sexually motivated attack around the area of the Terrace/Boyd Wilson Field/Victoria University. Boyd Wilson Field is situated between the Terrace and Victoria University on Fairlie Terrace, Wellington. This attack occurred […]

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Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

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Source: Family First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break Posted by Admin on Saturday, April 19, 2014 Media Release 19 April 2014Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. “This is not an […]

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Woodhouse to attend Anzac Day in Gallipoli

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Source: National Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Woodhouse to attend Anzac Day in Gallipoli Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse will travel to Turkey next week to attend the 99th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. During his visit, Mr Woodhouse will meet with his Australian and Turkish counterparts to discuss next year’s planned centenary events. “Anzac […]

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Storm fans fire service commitment

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Storm fans fire service commitment Further damage from the huge storm that battered the West Coast was prevented by the great work of our volunteer Fire Service and locals will be extremely grateful, Labour’s MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor says. “Our region has been hammered once again […]

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Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families Families who won a long and lengthy Court battle for financial help to support their disabled daughters and sons are now facing a new battle with health system bureaucracy and need the Health Minister’s help, Labour’s Disability Issues spokesperson […]

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Why support a Universal Basic Income

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Source: Unite Union New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Why support a Universal Basic Income My Mike TreenNational Director, Unite Union (Reprinted from The Daily Blog) The Mana movement’s support of the idea of a universal basic income is a welcome development. It could become one of the litmus issues that define the party and […]

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Time for greater ministerial accountability

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Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Time for greater ministerial accountability Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | Press Release Ministers are in positions of significant power and influence. It’s important that the public is better informed about who is gaining access to Ministers. The Green Party has today released a proposal to introduce a ministerial […]

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Most Aussies don’t trust media professionals

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Source: Roy Morgan Poll – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Most Aussies don’t trust media professionals Source: Roy Morgan Research; Annual Image of Professions Survey 2014; n=644; Base: Australians 14+ We’ve all heard the old chestnut “Honesty is the best policy,” but it seems that certain sectors of the workforce may have forgotten it. More than […]

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Womenpower 2014 – Episode Three

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Catriona MacLennan’s feminist tv series. Episode Three features interviews with Khylee Quince about discrimination against Maori women in the legal system and with Labour’s women’s affairs spokesperson Carol Beaumont about Labour’s 2014 election gender equality policies. First broadcast on FaceTV.co.nz.

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Weekly Overview – April 16

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Source: BNZ Weekly Overview by Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Weekly Overview – April 16 Inflation remains low in New Zealand at just 1.5%. But with the pace of economic growth lifting in an environment of resource shortages the rate will soon start heading toward 3%. That is why the Reserve Bank is likely to […]

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Christians in Australia nearing minority status as religious affiliation declines sharply since 2011

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Source: Roy Morgan Poll – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Christians in Australia nearing minority status as religious affiliation declines sharply since 2011 Source: Roy Morgan Research, January 2009 to December 2013, rolling quarters. Average quarterly sample n = 4840 Australians aged 14+ Easter Sunday may celebrate Christ rising, but the proportion of Australians who identify […]

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Fighting PNG corruption and social media gags with … outspoken blogs

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Source: Dr David Robie – Analysis published with permission of Café Pacific Headline: Fighting PNG corruption and social media gags with … outspoken blogs Graphic: shutterstock.com Dr David Robie also blogs at Café Pacific THE BLOGGING war is hotting up in Papua New Guinea – just when things are getting riskier with draconian proposals over […]

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Can the new HTC One M8 break the iPhone and Galaxy stranglehold on the mobile phone market?

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Source: Roy Morgan Poll – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Can the new HTC One M8 break the iPhone and Galaxy stranglehold on the mobile phone market? Source: Roy Morgan Single Source (Australia), March 2010 – February 2014, average annual n = 6363 Australians 14+ with a Smartphone as main mobile phone With the number […]

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iPredict 2014 New Zealand General Election Update #14

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Source: iPredict – Press Release/Statement:Headline: iPredict 2014 New Zealand General Election Update #14 IPREDICT LTD 2014 ELECTION UPDATE #14 Monday 14 April 2014 www.ipredict.co.nz  Key Points: ·      Labour makes gains over last week ·      National’s probability of forming next government down to 70%, compared with 87% five months before 2011 election ·      Likelihood NZ First would back […]

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Aussie kids go gaga for Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake

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Source: Roy Morgan Poll – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Aussie kids go gaga for Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake Source: Roy Morgan Young Australian Survey, January 2012 to December 2013, sample n = 7348 An orphan boy Finn and his adoptive brother Jake—a transmorphically magical dog, no less—nabbed top spot from SpongeBob in 2013 as […]

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Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop

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Source: New Zealand Government – Department and Ministries – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Hand Hygiene New Zealand quality improvement workshop Front-line ownership of quality improvement initiatives, innovation, and sustainability are some of the key topics that will be addressed at the Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) quality improvement workshop in Wellington on 12 and 13 June […]

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Minister Borrows announces new fraud tool

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Source: Ministry of Social Development 2 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Minister Borrows announces new fraud tool 17 April 2014. The Associate Minister for Social Development, Chester Borrows, announced today the passing of the Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Bill that holds partners jointly accountable for any welfare fraud and subsequent debt created […]

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New law will hold partners complicit in welfare fraud to account

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Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New law will hold partners complicit in welfare fraud to account Associate Social Development Minister Chester Borrows has welcomed the passage of a Bill to hold partners complicit in welfare fraud to account, 102 votes to 17. The Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Bill […]

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Drive safely over Easter

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Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Drive safely over Easter Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse is urging road users to slow down and take care this Easter. “Arriving safely at their destination should be the top priority for everyone travelling on the roads over the long weekend,” Mr Woodhouse says.  Police will be […]

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Funding for World War One Centenary

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Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Funding for World War One Centenary Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne (Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board) has today announced that the Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee has approved funding of over $9.1 million towards 80 projects which commemorate World War One. […]

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Governor-General visit to Turkey

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Source: New Zealand Governor General – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Governor-General visit to Turkey The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit Turkey next week to lead New Zealand’s representation at the annual Gallipoli commemorations. The Governor-General and Lady Janine Mateparae will first undertake a bilateral visit to Ankara, where they […]

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Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed

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Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed The House sat for extended hours this morning to pass four bills giving effect to the final deeds of settlement for historical Treaty claims in the South Island. The Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, Rangitāne o Wairau […]

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Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed

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Source: New Zealand Government – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed The House sat for extended hours this morning to pass four bills giving effect to the final deeds of settlement for historical Treaty claims in the South Island. The Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō, Ngāti Kuia, Rangitāne o Wairau […]

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Storm fans fire service commitment

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Storm fans fire service commitment Further damage from the huge storm that battered the West Coast was prevented by the great work of our volunteer Fire Service and locals will be extremely grateful, Labour’s MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor says. “Our region has been hammered once again […]

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Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Time for Ryall to fix mistakes and help families Families who won a long and lengthy Court battle for financial help to support their disabled daughters and sons are now facing a new battle with health system bureaucracy and need the Health Minister’s help, Labour’s Disability Issues spokesperson […]

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Time for greater ministerial accountability

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Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Time for greater ministerial accountability Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 | Press Release Ministers are in positions of significant power and influence. It’s important that the public is better informed about who is gaining access to Ministers. The Green Party has today released a proposal to introduce a ministerial […]

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Workers can kiss goodbye to Easter Sunday off

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workers can kiss goodbye to Easter Sunday off The Government’s decision to “reprioritise” scarce labour inspector resources by abandoning the enforcement of Easter Sunday Shop Trading laws means workers can kiss goodbye to a guaranteed day off, says Labour’s Associate Labour Issues spokesperson Darien Fenton. “The Labour Minister […]

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Power prices soar on the eve of winter

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Power prices soar on the eve of winter On the eve of winter as New Zealanders are turning on their heaters, power prices have soared sky high, Labour’s Energy spokesperson David Shearer says. “Energy Minster Simon Bridges claimed in Parliament that prices were estimated to rise 2.4 per […]

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Businesses need to respect workers this Easter

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Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Businesses need to respect workers this Easter Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | Press Release Businesses intent on flouting Easter shopping laws should face stiff penalties, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today. This Easter, at least one major garden centre chain intends to open on Good […]

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Time to deliver on 26 weeks Paid Parental Leave

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Time to deliver on 26 weeks Paid Parental Leave Today marks two years since Labour MP Sue Moroney’s Bill extending paid parental leave to 26 weeks was drawn from the members’ ballot. “It’s time the Government acted in the interests of families,” Sue Moroney says. “National has tried […]

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Taxpayers robbed of $130m in Genesis sale

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Source: Labour Party – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Taxpayers robbed of $130m in Genesis sale Kiwi taxpayers have been robbed of $130 million by the Government in its final failed asset sale, says Labour’s SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove. “National set the price for Genesis far too low in a desperate attempt to beef up demand. Today […]

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China Telecom and Huawei unveil world's first commercial deployment of SDN in carrier networks

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Source: Huawei – Press Release/Statement: Headline: China Telecom and Huawei unveil world's first commercial deployment of SDN in carrier networks China Telecom and Huawei unveil world’s first commercial deployment of SDN in carrier networks [Beijing, China, April 18, 2014]: The Beijing branch of China Telecom (Beijing Telecom for short), and Huawei, a leading global information […]

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AIA Delivers Record First-Half New Business Performance

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Restaurant rights – Report

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Source: Consumer New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Restaurant rights – Report What are your rights when the dining experience you’re paying for doesn’t go to plan? We explain your rights in restaurants, how to make complaints and what to do if you think you’ve been ripped off. Wine drinking The restaurant tells me I […]

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Booking tickets – Report

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Source: Consumer New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Booking tickets – Report To save money on essentials and make buying decisions easy, you can’t go past Consumer. We’re proud to have over 65,000 members all enjoying our independent information online or in Consumer magazine. Here’s what some of them say… “Just wanted to […]

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Fencing law – Report

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Source: Consumer New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fencing law – Report What are your rights and obligations when fencing your boundary? If you want to build a fence between your property and your neighbour’s you don’t need to argue forever about how it should be done or who will pay. The Fencing Act sets […]

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Neighbourhood disputes – Report

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Source: Consumer New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Neighbourhood disputes – Report To save money on essentials and make buying decisions easy, you can’t go past Consumer. We’re proud to have over 65,000 members all enjoying our independent information online or in Consumer magazine. Here’s what some of them say… “Just wanted to […]

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Dog law – Report

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Source: Consumer New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dog law – Report To save money on essentials and make buying decisions easy, you can’t go past Consumer. We’re proud to have over 65,000 members all enjoying our independent information online or in Consumer magazine. Here’s what some of them say… “Just wanted to […]

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Understanding Chinese visitors key to improving your profit margin

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Source: Tourism New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Understanding Chinese visitors key to improving your profit margin By: Tim Keeling, Gerneral Manager Qualmark Delivering a great visitor experience is a lot like developing a great marketing campaign, while in turn the payoff can also be the same – increased visitors and increased profit. Marketing fundaments […]

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Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

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Source: Family First – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break Posted by Admin on Saturday, April 19, 2014 Media Release 19 April 2014Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. “This is not an […]

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GPJA #499: Two Book Launches: Tuesday – Bill McKay on Housing / Thursday – David Robie on the Pacific

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Source: Global Peace and Justice Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: GPJA #499: Two Book Launches: Tuesday – Bill McKay on Housing / Thursday – David Robie on the Pacific GLOBAL PEACE AND JUSTICE AUCKLAND NEWSLETTER No. 499, April 18, 2014 WHAT’S ON IN AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND Tuesday, April 22, 6.30pm Where: Room 3, Owen Glenn Building, […]

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White House Plugs Into the Power of Solar

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Source: World Wildlife Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: White House Plugs Into the Power of Solar Date April 17, 2014 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the announcement of today’s White House initiative to expand the use of solar energy, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from Keya Chatterjee, director […]

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Pushing hard for stories in Jakarta

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Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pushing hard for stories in Jakarta In early 2014, Canterbury University journalism graduates Fiona Thomas and Kate Davidson set off for Jakarta to take part in the Journalism Professional Practicum run by the Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies. The programme involves two weeks of Indonesian […]

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Paul Potts promotes Pink Shirt Day

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Source: Mental Health Foundation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Paul Potts promotes Pink Shirt Day MEDIA RELEASE 16 April, 2014 Opera singer Paul Potts has taken time out of his busy NZ tour schedule to show his support for bullying awareness campaign, Pink Shirt Day. The Britain’s Got Talent winner, who was badly bullied as a […]

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WWF Statement On Virunga Warden

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Source: World Wildlife Fund – Press Release/Statement: Headline: WWF Statement On Virunga Warden The chief warden of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Virunga National Park, Emmanuel de Merode, has been shot in an ambush, according to a statement on the park’s official website. The Belgian national is in “serious, but stable condition,” the statement says. […]

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Brazil: Human rights under threat ahead of the World Cup

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Source: Amnesty International NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Brazil: Human rights under threat ahead of the World Cup The rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty International said two months ahead of the start of the 2014 Football World Cup. New draconian “anti-terror” laws currently before parliament […]

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Libya: Trial of former al-Gaddafi officials by video link a farce

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Source: Amnesty International NZ – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Libya: Trial of former al-Gaddafi officials by video link a farce The trial of former Libyan officials, including Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi, risks descending into a farce after the court ordered today that he and six other defendants be tried via video link, said Amnesty International. On 23 […]

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Kiwis take flight at Edinburgh Festivals

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwis take flight at Edinburgh Festivals More than 200 New Zealand artists will take part in the world’s most acclaimed arts festivals in Edinburgh this August. This is the first time such a large group of leading New Zealand actors, dancers, musicians, writers, Maori […]

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Governor-General to visit National War Memorial Park ahead of Anzac Day

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Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Governor-General to visit National War Memorial Park ahead of Anzac Day The Governor-General, Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit the National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) on Tuesday 15 April. The Park is currently under construction on Buckle Street […]

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The New Zealand Dance Company 2014 National Tour

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The New Zealand Dance Company 2014 National Tour The New Zealand Dance Company’s ‘Language of Living’. Photo by John McDermott. The New Zealand Dance Company brings their exquisite choreography, dancers and design direct to the heartland in a tour de force this April and May. […]

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Mayor congratulates audio describers

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mayor congratulates audio describers Blind and vision impaired arts patrons can expect more access to narrated commentary at live performances and arts exhibitions. Nine people recently completed Arts Access Aotearoa’s three-day audio describer training course. They will receive certificates from Her Worship the Mayor of […]

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A gift for a small prince – Finalists for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A gift for a small prince – Finalists for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults What special Kiwi gift can you give a small prince who is not even a year old? Specially inscribed Picture Books from the cream of New […]

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Best New Zealand Poems now online

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Best New Zealand Poems now online Best New Zealand Poems 2013 has been published online, showcasing work from award-winning poets, including the current Poet Laureate, to new and emerging talents.  The 2013 edition includes work from award-winning poets such as Fleur Adcock, current Poet Laureate […]

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Reviews of Creative New Zealand support for craft/object and visual arts

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Reviews of Creative New Zealand support for craft/object and visual arts Creative New Zealand is reviewing how we can best support and develop craft/object and visual arts in New Zealand.  Our reviews will discuss Creative New Zealand’s responsibility for each artform, the activities we fund […]

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INSIGHT Studio Performances

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Source: Creative New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: INSIGHT Studio Performances Dates: 15 – 16 April 2014 Time: 6 – 7pm Entry is by koha/donation and no booking is required. Intimate performances of classical and contemporary dance give audiences a first-hand experience of the School. Seeing NZSD students dance in the […]

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Pacific Scoop: Media owners’ clout not as strong as expected in Indonesian elections

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Pacific Scoop: Media owners’ clout not as strong as expected in Indonesian elections Agus Sudibyo in Jakarta Until now the media, especially television, has been regarded as being extremely influential in boosting the electability of presidential candidates or political parties, […]

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Fighting PNG corruption and social media gags with … outspoken blogs

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Source: Dr David Robie – Analysis published with permission of Café Pacific Headline: Fighting PNG corruption and social media gags with … outspoken blogs Graphic: shutterstock.com Dr David Robie also blogs at Café Pacific THE BLOGGING war is hotting up in Papua New Guinea – just when things are getting riskier with draconian proposals over […]

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Border ‘butchers’, absentee poll reps and West Papua’s growing strife

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Source: Dr David Robie – Analysis published with permission of Café Pacific Headline: Border ‘butchers’, absentee poll reps and West Papua’s growing strife Dr David Robie also blogs at Café Pacific THE INDONESIAN parliamentary elections this week were disappointing on a number of fronts, especially for presidential frontrunner Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. His Democratic […]

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Pacific Scoop: Villagers head to higher ground after 7.3 quake in Solomon Islands

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Pacific Scoop: Villagers head to higher ground after 7.3 quake in Solomon Islands PMC news desk Villagers in Western Province of the Solomon Island fled to higher grounds after a 7.3 magnitude undersea earthquake struck 74 km south-west of Arawa, […]

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Pacific Scoop: Violence overshadows Indonesian elections in troubled Aceh

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Pacific Scoop: Violence overshadows Indonesian elections in troubled Aceh Robert Yates in Banda Aceh On Tuesday last week, unidentified gunmen opened fire on a car decked out with political banners in Indonesia’s northernmost province, Aceh. Three people were killed, including […]

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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Pacific conference

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Pacific conference Event date and time:  Friday, April 25, 2014 – 00:00 – Sunday, April 27, 2014 – 13:00 MILITARISATION IN THE PACIFIC: Women, peace and securityA conference organised by WILPF Aotearoa. The […]

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Pacific Scoop: Brave boy tells of surviving floods but losing his mother, 3 siblings

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Pacific Scoop: Brave boy tells of surviving floods but losing his mother, 3 siblings Daniel Namosuaia in Honiara A brave 10-year-old boy who survived the Solomon Islands flash floods, but lost his mother and three siblings, has recalled the dramatic […]

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Solomon Islands flash flood disaster – the politics of relief

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Source: Pacific Media Centre – Report published with permission of the Pacific Media Centre Headline: Solomon Islands flash flood disaster – the politics of relief The economic impacts of the flood disaster in the Solomon Islands will soon be felt in the country’s coffers, and the social and psychological effects will loom in the collective […]

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