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Applications close on Friday for the “visionary” top job at Te Papa

Applications close next Friday for the position of chief executive at Te Papa the national museum. The job is being advertised by Jackson Stone and Partners, who state that the position requires a “visionary leader.” Read more »

Tamatha Paul adds her voice to anti-animal testing campaign

Press Release – SAFE For Animals
A recently elected Wellington City Councillor has added her voice to the campaign against cruel animal experiments. Read more »

Climate change panel at Green Expo

Press Release – Safe Food Campaign
What are some of the effects of climate change? How can we deal with them? A panel of five will give their perspectives on cities, transport, farming, managing waste, plastic, buildings and food at the Wellington Go Green Expo on both Saturday and Sunday at 4pm. Read more »

Nanogirl returns to the Opera House

News from NanoGirl
Colourful explosions, lasers, interactive experiments and musical drainpipes are just some of the spectacles awaiting audiences at an all-new explosive live science show at The Opera House in Wellington this month. Read more »

Regional council chooses banded dotterel for Bird of the Year

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council
With the Bird of the Year 2019 contest taking off, the Regional Council is backing the beloved banded dotterel to fly to the top of the list. Read more »

Wellington event to focus on global health in the era of climate change

Press Release – University of Otago, Wellington
The University of Otago, Wellington, is hosting the Otago Global Health Institute’s annual conference on Wednesday and Thursday. This year’s conference has a focus on Pacific research, including the threat that climate change poses to global health. Read more »

Bowel screening programme launching at MidCentral DHB

Press Release – MidCentral District Health Board
After more than a year of planning, MidCentral DHB is days away from launching the National Bowel Screening Programme in the region. Read more »

Make room for the story of women architects

Press Release – City Talks
“provided they make up their minds to be good architects…”
City Gallery Wellington, Civic Square
Monday 18 November, 6pm
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Top talent celebrated at Artisan Awards

Press Release – Artisan Awards
The fourth annual Artisan Awards were held tonight at Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production in Wellington, recognising the behind-the-scenes achievements in Aotearoa’s music industry. Read more »

Public lecture explores role of superconductors in energy

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington
Victoria University of Wellington will host a lecture by Dr Joseph Minervini, a global expert on superconductivity from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more »

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