Alexandra Park gets new Events Coordinator

Supplied Content Auckland, June 5, 2018 Roxanne Visser has been appointed Sales & Events Coordinator at Alexandra Park. She has previously held positions as an operations manager and sales consultant in Auckland and brings overseas experience in the conferencing and event industry. Wealth of experience Ms Visser has been Senior Wedding & Function Coordinator for Tres Jolie Wedding Venue in…

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Open Government Partnership needs your ideas

David Dunsheath Wellington, June 5, 2018 Preparation of New Zealand’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan (OGP-NAP) 2018-2020 is well under way, coordinated by a dedicated small team within the State Services Commission. A much sought-after objective is being pursued from May to July to engage civil society, i.e. our community of citizens, in the bottom-up development of this new…

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The challenge of achieving carbon neutral by 2050

New Zealanders will have their say this month Robert McLachlan Palmerston North, June 4, 2018 New Zealand has set itself a target of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. A recent report issued by the New Zealand Productivity Commission has found that this is an achievable goal, even under modest forecasts of technological progress and increases in carbon price. Rising emissions New…

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Rising Chinese influence perplexes New Zealand

Reuben Steff Hamilton, June 4, 2018 China’s expanding influence is complicating strategic calculations throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Small states, dependent on maintaining high levels of trade with China to secure their prosperity, are loathing to criticise or take actions that Beijing could find objectionable. This is creating a dilemma over how small States can protect their national interests at a…

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Tickets for Eighth Annual Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture

On Monday, July 9, 2018 from 630 pm at Pullman Hotel, Auckland Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, June 4, 2018 The Eighth Annual Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture will be held on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Pullman Hotel, Auckland. The Dignitaries Sir Stephen Tindall, Founder-Chairman of The Warehouse Group and Chairman, Team New Zealand will be the Guest…

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Minister pays tribute to Pacific women achievers

Supplied Content Wellington, June 4, 2018 Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio has congratulated the Pacific recipients who have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. The following is his Statement. The recipients have made a significant contribution, whether at a community or national level, and have worked tirelessly within the Pacific community to make a lasting difference.…

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Some quiet achievers make it to Queen’s Birthday Honours

Supplied Content Wellington, June 4, 2018 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has congratulated the 192 New Zealanders recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday honours list, noting that 56 per cent are women, making it the first time ever there are more women than men receiving awards. The following is her Statement: This list acknowledges a wide range of New Zealanders from…

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Honours for serving our Ethnic Communities

Supplied Content Wellington, June 4, 2018 Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa has congratulated all the Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients that have been recognised for services to Ethnic Communities. The following is her Statement issued today. It is wonderful that those who have served and championed ethnic communities to engage and prosper in New Zealand have been recognised today. A diverse…

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