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New Zealand Health Issues – Five Mile Centre leads the way with Smokefree initiative

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Source: Southern PR Queenstown's popular Five Mile retail and business centre is leading the way in offering a Smokefree environment for shoppers and workers. As of today, (Friday September 21) the centre is officially smokefree, a fact which was celebrated by Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult as he officially launched the initiative this morning. […]

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New Zealand Labour Market Sector – Pasifika women effectively working for free for the rest of the year

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Source: CTU Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that today marks ‘working for free day’ for Pasifika women because of the gender pay imbalance."The latest figures out this year show that on average, per hour of work Pasifika women are paid just 68.5% of what Pākehā men receive, and 72.3% of what all […]

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New Zealand Aviation Sector – Auckland Airport announces Board nominations

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Source: Auckland Airport Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously nominated Dean Hamilton and Tania Simpson to stand for election as independent non-executive directors at its 2018 annual meeting. The nominations follow James Miller and Sir Henry van der Heyden's pending retirement from the Board at the annual meeting in October. Both will […]

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New Zealand Hospitality Sector – NZ’s Largest Pod Hotel Set to Open in Auckland CBD

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Source: Impact PR A new pod hotel capable of accommodating more than 466 visitors per night is set to open in Auckland’s CBD. The four story, 386 bed hotel will have a mixture of pod style accommodation, as well as ensuite rooms and, unlike other hotels in the chain, will also be designed for a […]

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New Zealand Activism Sector – Pocket money offer for HNZ evicted tenants deeply cynical and insulting

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Source: State Housing Action Network The “pocket money” offer to state house tenants wrongly evicted from their homes based on bogus meth testing is deeply cynical and insulting. These families had their lives turned upside down by Housing New Zealand’s incompetent, abusive behaviour. They deserve the level of compensation they would receive if they could […]

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New Zealand Accountancy Sector – CA ANZ WELCOMES NEW START DATE FOR SMALL BUSINESS CGT CONCESSIONS CHANGES

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Source: Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Following continued advocacy efforts on behalf of our members, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) welcomes Federal Parliament’s decision today to amend the commencement date for proposed changes to the Small Business Capital Gains Tax concessions. The Senate has passed a bill to amend the start […]

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New Zealand Conservation – Ziptrek Ecotours taking Conservation Week to the next level

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Source: Southern PR Queenstown's Ziptrek Ecotours says it 'works with the forest', and it means it. It's known as an award-winning tourism experience where guests 'zip' through the forest canopy on gravity-fed ziplines overlooking mountains and lake. But for New Zealand's Conservation Week (September 15 to 23), it takes on an increased environmental focus. As […]

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New Zealand Tertiary Sector – Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

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Source: University of Canterbury Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies (MBC) at the University of Canterbury (UC). He is an interdisciplinary and award-winning photographer of Samoan heritage. Gago will conduct talks […]

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