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New Zealand Economy – Bank conduct and culture review – on site visits. Life insurance companies provide their submissions

Published By   18 hours ago

Source: Reserve Bank of New Zealand The joint Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank review of conduct and culture in the New Zealand banking sector is progressing rapidly. “We will assess whether the conduct and culture issues being aired during the Australian Royal Commission of Financial Services are present here,” said Reserve Bank Governor Adrian […]

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New Zealand Communications Research – Feeding the trolls? – The roles and benefits of online trolling

Published By   4 days ago

Source: University of Canterbury New University of Canterbury research into the behaviour of online trolls has revealed the many actors involved and a surprising number of benefits to trolling – and not just for the trolls. When University of Canterbury (UC) doctoral student Maja Golf-Papez left a marketing career in Slovenia to start her research into […]

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New Zealand Dairy Sector – CREATIVE TEA AND COFFEE TRENDS GOOD NEWS FOR NZ DAIRY

Published By   5 days ago

Source: Fonterra It’s tea, but not as you know it. Right now people are adding more than just milk and sugar to their cuppa’s and Fonterra is set to meet the demand for adventurous tea and coffee drinks around the world. Beverages made with yoghurt, topped with cream cheese and mixed with cream are growing […]

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New Zealand Research – What Māori men really think about exercise

Published By   5 days ago

Source: AUT School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies Māori men are disproportionately affected by lifestyle-related illnesses associated with sedentary behaviour, but relatively little is known about their thoughts and preferences towards exercise. Dr Isaac Warbrick is an exercise physiologist at the AUT School of Public Health & Psychosocial Studies and director of the Taupua […]

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New Zealand Science Research – Canterbury researcher examines link between viruses and breast cancer

Published By   6 days ago

Source: University of Canterbury The University of Canterbury’s Chair of Cancer Epidemiology, Professor Ann Richardson, is on a mission to discover if there is a link between common viruses and breast cancer. Her research team, the Wayne Francis Cancer Epidemiology Research Group, together with colleagues at the University of Otago (Christchurch) and internationally, has been working […]

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New Zealand Health Sector – Annual Māori public health hui to focus on whakapapa at Matariki

Published By   6 days ago

Source: Hapai Te Hauora Tomorrow is the regional Hāpai Te Hauora hui-a-tau where kaimahi and invited guests share knowledge and insights about the health of whānau, hapū and iwi in Tāmaki Makaurau.'Matariki, te tātai tiaki whakapapa'(Matariki, the constellation that ensures the ongoing protection of our genealogy)Hāpai Te Hauora holds the hui-a-tau at Matariki because it […]

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New Zealand Human Rights – Over 3000 NZers speak out against US separation of families seeking asylum

Published By   6 days ago

Source: Amnesty International In less than a day, more than 3000 New Zealanders have signed a petition urging the US Government to stop forcibly separating parents from their children at the border with Mexico. Amnesty International has said the practice is nothing short of torture. Thousands are fleeing targeted violence and persecution in Central and […]

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New Zealand Health-Education Sector – Rise in obesity rates in school children reverses promising preschool trend

Published By   6 days ago

Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service Auckland’s level of obesity in under-fives has continued to fall for the third year in a row but new data indicates children are putting on excess weight in their school years.While Before School Checks in 2016 recorded that a smaller percentage of the city’s four year olds were obese, […]

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