Plan now for a stormy start to the weekend

Supplied Content Auckland, April 12, 2017 Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management is urging Aucklanders to think carefully about their travel plans and prepare for a wet few days. Rain is hitting parts of the region already with scattered heavy showers in some areas. However, the worse is still to come. MetService Meteorologist Georgina Griffiths says Cyclone Cook is tracking…

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Additional Police allocation appeases

Paula Bennett Wellington, April 12, 2017 I welcome the announcement today about where frontline officers will be based under the Government’s Safer Communities package. In February this year, we announced a $503 million package for 1125 more police staff, including 880 more frontline officers over the next four years. All 12 Police Districts will receive more Police. Police Commissioner Mike…

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Early Childhood Curriculum released

Hekia Parata Wellington, April 12, 2017 I have today released the update of New Zealands world leading early childhood curriculum Te Whriki. First published in 1996, Te Whrikiis highly regarded here and internationally as an empowering framework for early learning. New Zealand children start their education in quality settings, guided by a curriculum that supports teachers, parents and whnau to…

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Malaysian artistes for Tamil New Year celebrations

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Wellington Event A popular group of artistes from Malaysia is set to participate in the Tamil New Year celebrations in Wellington and Auckland later this month. Performers belonging to the ‘Vehaara Arts,’ an Award-winning group of Malaysia will be the star attraction at ‘Chithirai Vizha 2017’ (New Year Festival 2017) being organised by the Wellington Mutamizh…

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