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Bravery and great work recognised in top honours

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Bravery and great work recognised in top honours”

It was duty with a difference when seven police officers reported to Government House. They were there to be invested by the Governor General, Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy for their heroic actions in saving lives or for their initiatives and service to youth and the community. Read more »

Our kitchen rules

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

24 May 2017

Our kitchen rules

Wellington Regional Hospital kitchen staff are full of beans after scoring 100 percent in their latest food safety audit. Read more »

Nominate an Upper Hutt group now

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Nominate an Upper Hutt group now for a Wellington Airport Community Award

Upper Hutt City Council is encouraging the community to get behind the Wellington Airport Community Awards and make nominations for our city’s hardworking community groups. Read more »

Marsden students learn sign language

Press Release – Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

24 May 2017


Marsden students learn sign language Read more »

Fellowship caps PhD graduation celebrations

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It will be a double celebration for emergency management specialist Sara McBride who is conferred with her doctorate at Massey University Graduation ceremonies in Wellington on Thursday. Read more »

Support The Greater Wellington Pick Me Up!

Press Release – Wellington City Mission


Support the City Mission’s Winter Appeal when you buy your next caffeine pick-me-up!

Winter can be a really challenging time for people who are in need. Many families and individuals are forced to make incredibly hard choices – like whether they can heat their homes, buy hearty food, or get warm clothing for their kids. Read more »

Condolence book to open

Press Release – British High Commission

Condolence book to open

A Book of Condolence for the victims of the Manchester Arena Bombing will be opened at the Australian High Commission, 72–76 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington on the following hours: Read more »

Council scoops two awards for its social housing

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Media release

24 May 2017

Council scoops two awards for its social housing

Wellington City Council’s social housing department, City Housing, recently won two awards at the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) regional awards for the refurbishment of the Kotuku Apartments in Kilbirnie. Read more »

Balanced approach to living wage at Hutt City Council

Press Release – Hutt City Council


24 May 2017

Balanced approach to living wage at Hutt City Council

Hutt City Council has adopted a new Remuneration and Employment Policy reflecting its commitment to paying the living wage while meeting its legal obligations under the Local Government Act 2002 (the Act). Read more »

Community based methamphetamine pilot

Press Release – Consultancy Advocacy and Research Trust Inc. CART

Ministry of Health awards $800,000 contract from Proceeds of Crime to Wellington Charity, CART, to combat methamphetamine addiction ( Read more »

Unisys Launches ActiveInsights™ PharmaTrack

Press Release – Unisys

Unisys Launches ActiveInsights™ PharmaTrack to Provide Enhanced Visibility and Management of the Entire Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Read more »

Porirua Arbor Day – help beautify Spicer Botanical Forest

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Porirua Arbor Day – help beautify Spicer Botanical Forest

Kathryn Hurr is making the world a better place one tree at a time and you’re invited to join her for an Arbor Day planting at Spicer Botanical Park in Porirua on Saturday 3 June. Read more »

“Patience wearing thin;” transport plan delays must be worth the wait, says CofC

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
The latest delay in the publication of scenarios to solve Wellington’s transport problems is acceptable if it leads to a lasting solution, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. Read more »

Urgency? Seven months to fix pollution problems in Owhiro Stream

It’s going to take another seven months before pollution in the Owhiro Stream is brought under control. Read more »

BizDojo expanding, moving into Xero’s offices in Market Lane

Press Release – BizDojo
BizDojo is getting too large for its current space, and is pleased to announce it is taking over the Wellington HQ of Xero in Market Lane. Read more »

Fieldays gives a party in Wellington

Press Release – Federated Farmers
With the countdown to the 49th Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek approaching, Federated Farmers is proud to host Fieldays comes to Wellington, a celebration of what Fieldays means for Kiwis and how it contributes to and influences both the agricultural and wider New Zealand community. Read more »

After 18 years of good times, Sevens moving from Wgtn to Hamilton

News from HSBC NZ Sevens
Hamilton – a city with a proud rugby heritage – will be the home of the New Zealand leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for 2018 and 2019. Read more »

“Time to move on,” says Justin Lester as Sevens leave the city

News from Wellington City Council
The decision to send the annual Rugby Sevens Tournament to Hamilton is an opportunity for Wellington to refresh its events calendar, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester says. Read more »

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