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Quality Building Award 2018 Results Released

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Source: Media Outreach New Category Introduced and Number of Jurors Increased to Enhance Industry RepresentationHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 18 June 2018 – The Quality Building Award 2018 (QBA 2018) results have now officially been announced at the QBA 2018 Award Presentation Ceremony, held at the Grand Ballroom of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. […]

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Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911

By   4 hours ago

MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911 Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911Nashville, Tennessee — iPhone users in the United States who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first responders beginning […]

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DATx Brings The Blockchain Revolution To Digital Advertising

By   6 hours ago

Source: Media Outreach Using Blockchain to fill in for the lack of legal frameworkAllows media platforms to host accurate targeted ads, maximizing eCPM for better monetization of their website traffic, which would increased ROI on ad placements for advertisersImplement effective anti-fraud measures to prevent all forms of ad fraud SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – June 18, 2018 –  With investigations into […]

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CES Asia: Innovation at the Speed of 5G

By   7 hours ago

Source: Media Outreach Rapid pace of global innovation acceleration on display across AI, AR, VR, 5G and more SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – June 18, 2018 –  CES Asia® 2018 wrapped today with the rapid pace of global innovation front and center over the show’s three day duration. The next stage of technology advancements were showcased across vehicle tech, […]

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Colony and Prudential in partnership

By   8 hours ago

Source: Media Outreach Prudential’s PRUbiz beyond customers to enjoy exclusive services offered by Colony KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – 18th June 2018 – Colony, a co-working space and serviced office provider, today announced a partnership with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad (Prudential) through which PRUbiz beyond customers will enjoy exclusive services offered by Colony. […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Canterbury students know how to host an award-winning Good One

By   8 hours ago

Source: University of Canterbury Why would Canterbury students invite the Police to their parties 1000 times? It’s all in aid of having a good time that people remember for the right reasons. Created in 2014, the Good One Party Register aims to ensure each party is a “good one” by promoting a positive relationship with […]

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New Zealand Research – Name that pest – Using AI to rapidly ID pest species and biosecurity risks

By   8 hours ago

Source: University of Canterbury Ever been fined $400 at the border for a forgotten banana and wondered about the strict biosecurity rules in New Zealand? A University of Canterbury academic is working to make it possible to instantly identify suspect insects, plants and fungi from a photo using artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. University […]

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Health volunteers recognised at Parliament

By   8 hours ago

Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Health volunteers recognised at ParliamentHealth Minister Dr David Clark has announced Turangi-based Kim Gosman is the overall winner of the 2018 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The Minister of Health Volunteer Awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give many hours of their time to […]

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    Health volunteers recognised at Parliament

    By   8 hours ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Health volunteers recognised at ParliamentHealth Minister Dr David Clark has announced Turangi-based Kim Gosman is the overall winner of the 2018 Minister of Health Volunteer Awards.  “The Minister of Health Volunteer Awards celebrate and recognise the thousands of dedicated health sector volunteers who give many hours of their time to […]

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    Gisborne storm flooding classified as medium-scale adverse event

    By   12 hours ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Gisborne storm flooding classified as medium-scale adverse eventWhile events continue to unfold, the flooding damage around the Tolaga Bay area of Gisborne meets the criteria for a medium-scale event, Ministers Damien O’Connor and  Meka Whaitiri announced today. Metservice has forecast heavy rain and severe gales for parts of northern and […]

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    Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”

    By   13 hours ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Volunteers are the “Hearts of our Communities”Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Peeni Henare, is calling for Kiwis to be involved in the 2018 Te Wiki Tūao a Motu, National Volunteer Week, from 17-23 June. “National Volunteer Week celebrates the millions of Kiwis who give their time, skills and […]

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    Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s Scholarships

    By   15 hours ago

    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Young New Zealanders head to Asia on Prime Minister’s ScholarshipsEducation Minister Chris Hipkins has congratulated 180 New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the second 2017/18 round.    The students from across New Zealand include 60 individuals and 12 groups of […]

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    Natural hazards resilience projects funded

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    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Natural hazards resilience projects fundedMinister of Civil Defence Hon Kris Faafoi has announced funding for five additional projects in regional New Zealand to enhance resilience to natural hazards. The grants totalling $121,530 are awarded from the 2018/2019 Resilience Fund, an annual fund of $889,000 administered by the Ministry of Civil […]

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    Support Te Kupenga 2018 for our people

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    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Support Te Kupenga 2018 for our peopleTe Kupenga 2018 is an absolute  priority for our people so that our Coalition Government can be informed of what is happening in the Māori world, says the Minister for Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta.  Te Kupenga is a Stats NZ survey that will interview […]

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    Matariki Reception 2018

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    Source: New Zealand Governor General Kei aku nui, tae atu ki te hunga taiohi, nau mai, haere mai. Haere mai tatau i te wā o Matariki nei, me Puanga. Nā rātau te ki, ” No runga ngā mea papai katoa “. No reira, Haere mai tatau. Titiro whakarunga. Greetings to you all tonight, and especially […]

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    Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te Kuha

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    Source: New Zealand Government Headline: Government declines application to mine conservation land at Te KuhaAn application to mine coal on public conservation land near Te Kuha in the Buller District has been declined, Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Energy Resources Megan Woods announced today. Rangitira Developments Ltd had applied for an access […]

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      Nurses deserve to be paid more

      By   13 hours ago

      Source: Green Party The Green Party said today nurses have historically been underpaid and undervalued and they deserve to be paid more.  Green Party Co-leader Marama Davidson was commenting after it was announced nurses rejected the DHBs’ latest pay offer in their ballot. “Nurses are totally professional, so for them to reject an offer of […]

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      Minister ignores pleas to tell the truth

      By   18 hours ago

      Source: National Party Health Minister David Clark ignored repeated pleas to tell the truth about Counties Manukau DHB and to clear their names from public servants whose reputation he had unfairly damaged, National’s MP for Botany Jami-Lee Ross says. “This come after last week’s release of a damning voicemail where Dr Clark tried to silence […]

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      Law and Order targets sent to waste paper bin

      By   18 hours ago

      Source: National Party The Government’s pledge to put fewer people in prison is already starting to bite, as it drops previous targets aimed at solving more crime and keeping New Zealanders safe, National’s Police spokesperson Chris Bishop says. “Police Minister Stuart Nash has confirmed to Parliament’s Justice committee that the Government has formally dropped two […]

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      Green Party mourns passing of Talei Morrison

      By   2 days ago

      Source: Green Party Ka iri te kapua pōuri ki runga i Ōhinemutu, Te Arawa waka. He pou whakarae o Te Mātārae i Ōrehu, he kaikōkiri kaupapa hauora, he wāhine toa. E heke ana ngā roimata mō te wāhine kua hinga nei. The Green Party was saddened to learn yesterday of the passing of kapa haka […]

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      Government driving land into foreign ownership

      By   3 days ago

      Source: National Party The Government’s backward and ill-thought through changes to overseas investment regulations are having a perverse effect and driving more land into the hands of overseas investors, National’s Spokesperson for Viticulture Stuart Smith says. “Forestry is getting an easy pass under the Overseas Investment Act which allows for significant foreign investment in land. […]

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      Govt must take opportunity to fix broken LGOIMA

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      Source: National Party The escalating transparency issues at Auckland Council are a sign that the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act is broken, and central Government must take steps towards reform by supporting National MP Denise Lee’s Member’s Bill that would strengthen Councillors ability to access Official Information. Ms Lee, who is National’s Local […]

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      Green Party abandoning its ‘principles’

      By   4 days ago

      Source: National Party Green Party voters are feeling rightfully ripped off after Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage’s extraordinary U-turn to allow an overseas bottling plant to purchase more land to expand their operation, National’s Land Information Spokesperson David Bennett says. “This U-turn becomes more extraordinary when you consider that Ms Sage used that very bottling […]

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      Tourists latest target for Labour’s new taxes

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      Source: National Party Labour has turned its tax sights on tourists with its proposal to impose new taxes up to $35 each on visitors coming to New Zealand, National’s Tourism Spokesperson Todd McClay says. “There is no reason to make New Zealand a less attractive destination when it is already expensive to get here,” says […]

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        Auckland Transport Board considers Regional Land Transport Programme

        By   10 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council On Wednesday 20 June the Board of Auckland Transport will consider the Regional Land Transport Programme (RLTP). Some 18,000 groups and individuals submitted on the draft RLTP, which is a requirement under legislation. The RLTP sets transport priorities and budgets for the next decade and beyond. AT chairman Dr Lester Levy says […]

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        Arts an antidote for isolation in Albert-Eden

        By   12 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council A group at the Melville Cricket Pavilion is busy painting pottery in an art class organised by the Deaf Wellbeing Society. “When your main language is New Zealand Sign Language, it is so easy to feel isolated,” says Mt Eden resident Yolanda Sutton, coordinator of the Deaf Wellbeing Society. “Sometimes, even in your own […]

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        Give feedback on creative Federal Street improvements

        By   12 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council Colourful polka dots, planter boxes and a contraflow cycle lane have transformed Federal Street, and now AT is seeking your feedback on how the improvements are working. Improvements for pedestrians and cyclists Between Victoria Street and Fanshawe Street, the polka dots help slow vehicles to make the intersections safer. The contraflow cycle […]

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        Calling all Hurunui dryland farmers

        By   15 hours ago

        Source: Environment Canterbury Regional Council In the Hurunui catchment, water quality is near limits so Environment Canterbury will be expected to have a system in place that helps it understand where nutrients are coming from.  The Hurunui Waiau Rivers Regional Plan currently includes provisions that achieve this – farmers are required to identify average losses […]

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        More Aucklanders choosing active transport

        By   17 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council 38 per cent of Aucklanders are riding bikes in 2018, according to Auckland Transport’s latest active modes research. That is up three percentage points on last year, with 518,000 Aucklanders now riding regularly or occasionally. The research, which is done annually by TRA on behalf of Auckland Transport (AT), continues to show […]

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        Holiday Programme: Arabian Nights

        By   18 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council Holiday Programme: Arabian Nights 2018-07-09 10:00:00 2018-07-09 13:00:00 Pacific/Auckland Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, 420 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland info@teuru.org.nz Holiday Programme: Arabian Nights: Mon 09 Jul 2018 10:00 AM, Cost: $35 per day Includes all materials Bookings essential Bookings: teuru.org.nz, info@teuru.org.nz, 09 817 8087, http://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2018/07/holiday-programme-arabian-nights/ For this term’s Holiday Programme: Arabian […]

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        Michael Bolton Symphony Tour

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        Source: Auckland Council When Michael Bolton Symphony Tour 2018-06-19 20:00:00 2018-06-19 23:00:00 Pacific/Auckland The Civic, corner Queen & Wellesley streets, Auckland CBD Michelle Lafferty michelle@elephantpublicity.co.nz Michael Bolton Symphony Tour: Tue 19 Jun 2018 20:00 PM, Cost: B Reserve $125 A Reserve $155 Premium $175 Bookings: ticketmaster.co.nz, http://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/events/2018/06/michael-bolton-symphony-tour/ Multiple Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist, Michael Bolton has […]

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        Talk, Film Poles Apart and Wander the Galleries

        By   18 hours ago

        Source: Auckland Council When Talk, Film ‘Poles Apart’ and Wander the Galleries 2018-06-19 10:00:00 2018-06-19 12:30:00 Pacific/Auckland Polish Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot St, Howick, Auckland Museum Staff phtmuseum@outlook.com Talk, Film ‘Poles Apart’ and Wander the Galleries: Tue 19 Jun 2018 10:00 AM, Cost: $10 per person. Includes morning tea Cash or internet banking please […]

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          Quality Building Award 2018 Results Released

          By   31 mins ago

          Source: Media Outreach New Category Introduced and Number of Jurors Increased to Enhance Industry RepresentationHONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 18 June 2018 – The Quality Building Award 2018 (QBA 2018) results have now officially been announced at the QBA 2018 Award Presentation Ceremony, held at the Grand Ballroom of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. […]

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          Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911

          By   4 hours ago

          MIL OSI – Source: Apple News Headline: Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911 Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911Nashville, Tennessee — iPhone users in the United States who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first responders beginning […]

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          DATx Brings The Blockchain Revolution To Digital Advertising

          By   6 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach Using Blockchain to fill in for the lack of legal frameworkAllows media platforms to host accurate targeted ads, maximizing eCPM for better monetization of their website traffic, which would increased ROI on ad placements for advertisersImplement effective anti-fraud measures to prevent all forms of ad fraud SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – June 18, 2018 –  With investigations into […]

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          CES Asia: Innovation at the Speed of 5G

          By   7 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach Rapid pace of global innovation acceleration on display across AI, AR, VR, 5G and more SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – June 18, 2018 –  CES Asia® 2018 wrapped today with the rapid pace of global innovation front and center over the show’s three day duration. The next stage of technology advancements were showcased across vehicle tech, […]

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          Colony and Prudential in partnership

          By   8 hours ago

          Source: Media Outreach Prudential’s PRUbiz beyond customers to enjoy exclusive services offered by Colony KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – 18th June 2018 – Colony, a co-working space and serviced office provider, today announced a partnership with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad (Prudential) through which PRUbiz beyond customers will enjoy exclusive services offered by Colony. […]

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          Global Food Testing Kit Industry Sales, Revenue, Gross Margin, Market Share, by Regions (2013-2025)

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          Source: Emailwire Global Press Release Newswire – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Global Food Testing Kit Industry Sales, Revenue, Gross Margin, Market Share, by Regions (2013-2025) (EMAILWIRE.COM, June 17, 2018 ) Global Food Testing Kit Market report is replete with detailed analysis from a thorough research, especially on questions that border on market size, development environment, futuristic […]

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          Global Food and Beverage Flavors Market Structure, Growth, Competitive Developments and Forecast to 2023

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          Source: Emailwire Global Press Release Newswire – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Global Food and Beverage Flavors Market Structure, Growth, Competitive Developments and Forecast to 2023 (EMAILWIRE.COM, June 17, 2018 ) Global Food and Beverage Flavors Industry Report provides detailed analysis of the market structure along with forecast of the various segments and sub-segments. It also provides […]

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          BBazaar Malaysia offers Free Gifts on Approval of Credit Card and Loans Application

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          Source: Media Outreach KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – 18 Jun 2018 – Promotional offers can make a whole lot of difference when it comes to buying any product. When you’re out shopping, a discounted product or one that offers something more than what you pay for has the potential to catch your eye […]

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            Busting the Oil and Gas industry’s Alternative Facts about Jacinda’s offshore oil exploration ban.

            By   2 months ago

            Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Busting the Oil and Gas industry’s Alternative Facts about Jacinda’s offshore oil exploration ban. After Jacinda’s historic announcement that brought an end to new offshore oil and gas exploration, we’ve been hearing a lot from the industry about how the sky is about to fall in. Fun […]

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            CPAG education expert appointed to Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce

            By   2 months ago

            Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CPAG education expert appointed to Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is thrilled with the Minister of Education’s appointment of Professor John O’Neill to the Independent Taskforce to Review Tomorrow’s Schools. Professor O’Neill, Head of the Institute of Education at Massey University, is […]

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            April Newsletter

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            Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: April Newsletter Kia ora koutou katoa, and welcome to Child Poverty Action Group New Zealand’s April 2018 newsletter.   In This Issue Nationwide post budget events 2018 Child Poverty Reduction Bill Submission Round the Bays 2018 Community film screening fundraiser Policy news CPAG news update CPAG […]

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            Greenpeace Oil Campaign: Seven years in the wilderness

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            Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Greenpeace Oil Campaign: Seven years in the wilderness Steve Abel   A photograph popped up on my Facebook feed recently, saying – “seven years ago today”. It was a shot of the crew from the Oil Free Seas flotilla being welcomed onto Waititi Marae at the isolated […]

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            Human rights, housing and child poverty – where do we stand?

            By   2 months ago

            Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Human rights, housing and child poverty – where do we stand? How well is New Zealand doing to ensure it upholds its international obligations to human rights, especially where they relate to children? The concluding observations from a recent review of how New Zealand is […]

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            CPAG welcomes new report on Children’s Rights

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            Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: CPAG welcomes new report on Children’s Rights Child Poverty Action Group welcomes the new report from the Children’s Convention Monitoring Group (CCMG), and its timely release following the 25th anniversary of New Zealand signing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC). The […]

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            Proposed Education Bill could be disastrous for disadvantaged children

            By   3 months ago

            Source: Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proposed Education Bill could be disastrous for disadvantaged children Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that if passed, the Education (Social Investment Funding and Abolition of Decile System) Amendment Bill could put schools serving income poor and materially deprived communities at risk of losing funding they […]

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            Oxfam announces leaders of Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct

            By   3 months ago

            Source: Oxfam New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oxfam announces leaders of Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct Zainab Bangura, a former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, and Katherine Sierra, a former Vice-President of the World Bank, will co-chair an Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Accountability and Culture Change, Oxfam said today. The Independent Commission […]

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