Legislation to protect indigenous freshwater fish

Wellington, August 9, 2018 A vital step towards better protecting indigenous freshwater fish was taken with today’s introduction of a new Indigenous Fish Conservation Bill in Parliament. Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage said that the Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill amends the Conservation Act 1987 will provide a much-needed “modern toolbox” to help indigenous freshwater fish. The following is her…

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International students threaten hunger strike over NZQA decision

Zac Fleming (Checkpoint) Wellington, August 8, 2018 A group of international students say that they may hunger strike unless their academic results are released by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). The day before they were due to finish a diploma in business last month, 20 students attending Tasman International Academies on Auckland’s Queen Street were told their results were…

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Alcohol delivery company to raise $250,000 Crowdfunding

Supplied Content Auckland, August 7, 2018 The company transforming the way alcohol is shopped and sold online in Auckland is to raise $250,000 through an equity crowdfunding campaign. With a product catalogue of over 450 items ranging from wine, beer and spirits, ‘My Beer Case’ is leading the shift from a physical to the digital world in retail of alcohol.…

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