Anti-Smoking campaign spreads like wildfire in Canterbury

Supplied Content Canterbury District Health Board June 2, 2017 Cantabrians are excited about smoke-free venues. Even better, people are actively choosing to support venues that have smoke-free outdoor dining areas. These are part of the findings from the Fresh Air project, a collaboration between the Cancer Society and Canterbury District Health Board, who, with the support of the Christchurch City…

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Spectacular start to Matariki Festival 2017

Supplied Content Auckland, June 2, 2017 The stars aligned last night to reveal an impressive three-week programme of events for Auckland Councils Matariki Festival 2017, Aucklands premier mid-winter festival. The special event at Aucklands Town Hall marked the transfer of the festivals host iwi from Ngati Paoa to Ngati Manuhiri in 2017. Festival goes digital Under a starry night sky,…

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Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee appointment

Jacqui Dean Wellington, June 2, 2017 Tracey Berry has been reappointed as a member of the Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee for a term of five years. Expertise and experience Ms Berry was appointed to the Disciplinary Committee in December 2010. She brings to the role more than 20 years of experience in financial services, specialising in wealth management, regulatory affairs,…

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Samoan health system gets $6 million from us

Apia, Samoa, June 2, 2017 New Zealand is provide $6.1million towards expanding specialist health services and addressing non-communicable diseases in Samoa. Bill English, who is currently in the South Pacific country on his first official visit as Prime Minister made the announcement this morning at the Tupua Tamasese National Hospital. He said that the funding, to be spread over five…

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