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NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes Govt's wellbeing announcement for educators

NZEI Te Riu Roa is welcoming the Government’s commitment of additional counselling and advice services for educators in early learning services and schools, especially in the current Covid environment.

Sir John Kirwan to speak with West Coast farmers - DairyNZ

Two DairyNZ events for West Coast dairy farmers will host Sir John Kirwan on October 7-8, when he will share his experience with depression while doing the career he loved.

Vaping now a no-no in city's smokefree areas - Hamilton Council

Vaping has been added to smoking as a prohibited activity in smokefree sections of Hamilton.

Hamilton City Council’s Community Committee yesterday (29 September) voted unanimously to recommend an updated Smokefree Outdoor Areas Policy to the Council for adoption.

Supporting Southland ratepayers - Environment Southland

Environment Southland has put in place some initiatives to help support Southland ratepayers with their upcoming annual rates invoices.

Investigation continues over alleged historical abuse at Auckland school - NZ Police

The Police investigation into alleged historical abuse at Dilworth School, named Operation Beverly, is continuing to make progress with additional investigators brought into the enquiry.

DCC confirms its next chief executive

The Dunedin City Council is now able to confirm its next Chief Executive will be Sandy Graham.

Ms Graham, the DCC’s current Acting Chief Executive, has been selected from 51 candidates from across New Zealand and overseas. She will begin her new role on 12 October.

Safety improvements planned for Te Moana Road corridor - Kapiti Coast Council

A series of safety improvements are planned to start in early 2021 along the Te Moana Road corridor in Waikanae.

'Increased support for Pacific community language projects'

Round two of the Community Languages Fund (CLF) will provide even more support for Pacific grassroots community and family language projects with the introduction of a second funding tier of $10,000, in addition to the $2,500 tier.

Sir Alan and Lady Patricia Mark donate gifts to Otago Uni and Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Emeritus Professor Sir Alan Mark and Patricia (Pat), Lady Mark QSO, have donated substantial gifts to the University of Otago Ecology Fund and Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

International student wins scholarship for online study success - Massey Uni

Ronghua Zhu has recently been awarded a scholarship recognising her success studying online