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Last Days To Apply For Grants

Last Days To Apply For Grants

9 June 2009 - Applications close at the end of the week for community events grants to fund events during Beca Heritage Week 09.

School Group In Isolation As Suspected Case Numbers Climb

School Group In Isolation As Suspected Case Numbers Climb

9 June 2009 - A group of Gisborne Boy's High School students who travelled home from a school trip to Brisbane on Sunday are in isolation at the school this morning as suspected Influenza A (H1N1) cases.

Secret Life Of Hair, Skin And Muscle Revealed

9 June 2009 - The complex biology and structure of hair, skin and muscle has been the lifelong research focus of world-leading scientist Distinguished Professor David Parry, who will give a lecture at the Auckland Museum tomorrow tonight (Wednesday).

Immigration New Zealand Statement On Pregnant Tourist

9 June 2009 - The response below can be attributed to the head of Immigration New Zealand, Andrew Annakin

Triple Celebration As Zoo's Tiger Cubs Turn One

9 JUNE 2009 - A first birthday normally marks a special day, but when the guests of honour are three critically endangered Sumatran tiger cubs, the celebration is a triple treat.

PSA Agrees With Partnership Not Merger Of Agresearch & Lincoln

PSA Agrees With Partnership Not Merger Of Agresearch & Lincoln

9 June 2009 - The Public Service Association agrees with the decision not to merge AgResearch and Lincoln University.

AgResearch and Lincoln University announced in March that they were investigating a merger.

Swine Influenza Update 7

9 June 2009 - The first two cases of swine flu Influenza A, (H1N1) have now been confirmed in the South Island. One of the two confirmed cases is the seven-year-old son of the first Canterbury case, who had travelled to the United States. The boy only has mild symptoms of influenza.

Local Government Review Opens Way To Privatisation

9 June 2009 - "Rodney Hide's review of the law governing local government is a sign that the government is adopting the ACT Party's policy of privatising local government services," says Public Service Association national secretary Brenda Pilott.

Whale Count On Again In Cook Strait

9 June 2009 - Department of Conservation researchers and former whalers are again about to start their winter watch for humpback whales moving through Cook Strait.

School Support Staff Day To Highlight The Fight Against Low Pay

9 JUNE 2009 - The work of thousands of school support staff will be celebrated in communities around the country today (Support Staff Day June 10th), even though the government has given them nothing to celebrate.