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Zealandia Partners with Victoria University

Press Release – Zealandia

Zealandia Partners with Victoria University
Wellington, NZ – Zealandia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Victoria University of Wellington this morning in a ceremony attended by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. Read more »

Chch council should drop climate deniers from expert panel

Press Release – Coal Action Network

31 May 2016
Chch council should drop climate deniers from expert review panel: Coal Action Network

The Christchurch City Council should drop the two climate deniers it recently appointed to a new panel to re-review a coastal hazards report, Coal Action Network Aotearoa said today. Read more »

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Press Release – Postmodern Jukebox

Back By Popular Demand & Following A Sold-Out 2015 NZ Tour

SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Read more »

Food for thought

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Food for thought

Kiwi households are throwing out up to $560 worth of food every year, so we’re joining other Councils around the country and supporting the Love Food Hate Waste campaign which launches tomorrow. Read more »

Initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

Press Release – NZTech

National initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

May 31, 2016

Young New Zealand female students have the opportunity to be mentored by high profile technology companies at Shadow Tech Day in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland over the next three months. More than 230 students will take part – an increase from about 45 students in previous years. Read more »

Hotel Europa

Press Release – Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

30 May 2016

Hotel Europa
15 – 22 June
Hotel Europa is an outrageous work capturing our powerful drive for hope no matter how dire our circumstances.”
Anna Marbrook Read more »

Dying For It

Press Release – Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

Dying For It

15-22 June

World-renowned theatre director John Bolton comes to Wellington
World-renowned theatre director John Bolton comes to Wellington to direct a new show with students from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, that uses clowning to underpin more serious themes of social injustice. Read more »

Regional Council raises 46 issues of concern about runway extension plan

News from Guardians of the Bays
Concerned business, community and recreational groups are applauding Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) for putting the proposed Wellington Airport Extension resource consent application under much needed scrutiny. Read more »

Airport caterers abandon plan for youth rates, after strike threat

News from e Tu
A roaring chorus of “Yes!” erupted from the Delaware North kitchen at Wellington Airport this afternoon after US-owned Delaware North abandoned its bid for youth rates. Read more »

Wellington defeats Auckland, wins schools’ debating champs,

Press Release – New Zealand Schools Debating Championships
Wellington has defeated Auckland to win the 2016 Russell McVeagh New Zealand Schools’ Debating Champs, in the Grand Final held at Parliament this afternoon. Read more »

Young giraffe on the move from Auckland to Wellington


Zuri the Giraffe is moving to Wellington Zoo. Photo credit: Auckland Zoo

News from Auckland Zoo
The transport of a giraffe from Auckland Zoo to Wellington Zoo today will draw a few double-takes as the tall cargo winds its way down the country. Read more »

“Best of its kind:” top ranking for Hutt City Council’s website

Press Release – Hutt City Council
Hutt City Council’s website huttcity.govt.nz is the best of its kind in the Wellington region and one of the five best council websites in the country. Read more »

Horowhenua upgrading to prepare for traffic from new expressway

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council
A significant amount of work is on the Horowhenua District Council’s agenda for the coming year. Read more »

Electric vehicle car park (three hours free) a first for Hutt motorists

Press Release – Hutt City Council
The region’s first electric vehicle charging station on public land has been set up by the Hutt City Council. Read more »

Lost, stolen and then found: an eight-tonne white and green horse truck

horse truck

News from NZ Police
Police have found the eight-tonne horse truck that was stolen from Hastings on Friday night. The truck was recovered without incident and is in a drivable condition. Read more »

Shakespeare in Tongan coming to Wellington for weekend festival

Press Release – Shakespeare Globe Centre
Shakespeare is about to storm into Wellington with Katikati College’s The Tempest , Romeo & Juliet in Tongan by Wesley College students, Henry V performed by a gutsy group of Year 9 female Homeschoolers, a multi-cultural Much Ado About Nothing by Horowhenua College, Buller High School’s Hamlet, and many more of the Bard’s plays. Read more »

Project Glow Wear – a competition for high-vis fashion designs

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
Reflective is the new black! That’s the theme behind a design competition launched in Wellington today. Read more »

World authority coming to health and safety conference at Te Papa

Press Release – Health and Safety Association of New Zealand
The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has today released the programme for its first conference being held from 7 to 9 September in Wellington at Te Papa. Read more »

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