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EIT graduate 'lives her dream in television'

Harata Taurima-Thomas is living her dream.

The EIT graduate, with a Bachelor of Arts (Māori) through Te Ūranga Waka on the Hawke’s Bay Campus, is currently on an internship at Māori Television in Auckland and believes she has found her calling.

Human Rights Commission says 'Te Reo Maori is a right'

The Human Rights Commission will no longer consider individual complaints over the use of te reo Māori or the term Pākehā.

It has announced that in future only a standard response will be provided.

'Men arrested in Ohakune for breaching Auckland lockdown'

Three men from Auckland were arrested in Ohakune yesterday after travelling to Turoa Ski Field.

The trio were arrested after staff at the ski field became suspicious of documentation used to obtain a ski pass.

QLDC approves notification of amendments to Accessible Parking

Councillors have approved public notification of proposed amendments to the Proposed District Plan (PDP) and Operative District Plan (ODP) regarding Accessible Parking provisions, at the Full Council meeting on Thursday 16 July 2021.

'Record total' donated to Onesie Day Campaign

Thanks to the generosity of the Greater Wellington and Wairarapa community more than $270,000 has been donated to the recent Wellington Free Ambulance Onesie Day fundraising event.

Principals applaud school holiday decision - NZ Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) welcomes the announcement that school holiday dates will remain unchanged and start from Saturday 2 October as scheduled.

Rules restricting boating and fishing to 'stop spread of pest seaweed in Aotea'

Biosecurity New Zealand is placing legal controls on parts of Aotea Great Barrier Island in a bid to contain the invasive seaweed Caulerpa brachypus, while the local Mana Whenua governance group on Aotea are supporting a dual response by imposing a rāhui over the same areas.

Horowhenua social housing supply 'could increase by nearly a quarter'

Providing consent is granted, Horowhenua is set to get a 52 unit social housing development, which will be home to those individuals and families on the Social Housing Register.

Operation Tauwhiro sees 987 firearms seized, 865 arrested - NZ Police

Nā Ngā Pirihimana i whakarewa tētahi kaupapa ā-motu hei ārai i ngā tāngata hara e whiwhi pū, kei te kitea ngā hua nui, me te hia nei pū i hopukina.

CASRA and Monteith’s work together on viewing areas, planting, pathway project

The Grey District Council would like to congratulate The Cobden Aromahana Sanctuary and Recreational Area (CASRA) and Monteith’s Brewery for their success in fundraising towards the new viewing areas at the Cobden Aromahana Sanctuary.