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Early learning Wage Subsidy applications fall off a cliff - Early Childhood Council

The number of Wage Subsidy applications by early learning providers has dramatically declined since the first lockdown according to an Early Childhood Council survey.

Pick the Bay expo leads to career opportunity - council

The two Pick the Bay employment expos held over the past six months attracted hundreds of job seekers, one of whom has gained a new and exciting career opportunity in the horticulture industry, and received a car.

Aucklanders' and environment health and safety 'at risk' from Watercare budget cuts

Watercare has a $2.5 billion dollar fiscal hole that puts us all at risk from asset failure, sewage overflows and drastic cuts to overdue infrastructure investment so why not look at a new model to free this critical utility from the constraints of local government ownership, asks Auckland Busine

Drews Avenue streetscape takes shape - council

A plan to install a transformative streetscape in Drews Avenue is gaining impetus, after a second co-design workshop was held with key stakeholders in February.

Police 'pleased' with continued co-operation at Auckland's checkpoints

Attribute to Inspector John Thornley, Road Policing Manager for Tāmaki Makaurau:

Police continue to be pleased with the motorist’s co-operation and compliance across the 10 checkpoints set up across Tāmaki Makaurau.

Finding 'nature's cure' drives Zonta Science Awardwinner - Victoria University

Seeking natural cures for human ailments based on traditional medicines drives the research of Dr Helen Woolner, the winner of the 2020 Zonta Club of Wellington Science Award.

Ocean acidification causes hearing loss in fish - study

Higher levels of CO2 affect the ability of young snapper to hear, according to a new study published by scientists from the University of Auckland, NIWA and James Cook University in Australia.

Lives being put at risk with increased use of electronic bail for dangerous offenders - SST

Judges are gambling with lives in our community by their increased use of electronic bail for violent, dangerous offenders instead of putting them in prison where they should be, says Darroch Ball co-leader of Sensible Sentencing Trust.

Principals position misunderstood - NZPF

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has recently drawn attention to the plight of schools dealing with young people in schools displaying violent behaviour and placing other students at risk.

Te Waihanga looks at state of play of infrastructure in the resource recovery and waste sector

New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga’s latest discussion document looks at the state of play of infrastructure in the resource recovery and waste sector.