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Site establishment begins for National Erebus Memorial

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh, announced today that site preparation for the long-awaited National Erebus Memorial at Taurarua / Dove-Myer Robinson Park in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has begun.

Napier City Council Maori wards submissions hearing - day one

Day one of the two-day hearings on Māori Wards heard views from a range of voices including Chad Tareha a direct descendant of Tareha Te Moananui the first Māori to speak at Parliament.

'New grants inject vital funds into rangatahi-led STEMM projects'

As part of Te PÅ«tea Whakatupu Trust’s annual grant funding round, a total of $65,000 has been awarded in recent weeks in support of kaupapa Māori projects and research across the community and ocean sectors.

Satellite tracker shows juvenile Antipodean albatross bycaught in the high seas

Confirmation that an endangered juvenile Antipodean albatross has died after being caught by a foreign-flagged long line fishing vessel proves the value of a seabird satellite tracking programme.

Mayor urges Hamiltonians to keep distance outdoors - Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate is urging people to keep their distance at popular outdoor spots following the government’s decision to extend Alert Level 3 in Hamilton.

Blind Low Vision NZ street appeal needs vital online support in COVID-19 environment

When Sue Fraser learned she was going blind, fear crept into her soul. She was in a "pool of darkness", feeling she’d lost the ability to do the things she loves but this Blind Low Vision Week, she’s celebrating proving herself wrong.

Otago Polytechnic welcomes announcement of Te Pukenga proposed operating model

Today marks a significant step in Otago Polytechnic’s transition with Te PÅ«kenga, which has released its proposed Operating Model.

West Auckland charity funding shortfalls at record levels

Hundreds of West Auckland charities and community groups are struggling to meet multimillion-dollar revenue shortfalls as the impact of COVID lockdowns continue - according to new figures.

New trade waste consent process introduced - QLDC

Queenstown Lakes District businesses that discharge trade waste will soon be asked to apply for a trade waste consent to ensure appropriate steps are being taken to protect both public health and our environment from harm.

NZ primary sector best performer in global emissions survey - Federated Farmers

The New Zealand agriculture, land use and forestry sector has been ranked No 1 of 32 nations for the way it is getting to grips with climate change issues.