Applications invited for $7 million Culture and Heritage Fund

Applications invited for $7 million Culture and Heritage Fund

Supplied Content Wellington, February 17, 2020 Applications are now open for the fifth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson has announced.   “I am delighted to open this year’s fund which has some $7 million available to support performing arts venues, galleries, museums and whare taonga throughout Aotearoa. Through…

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Auckland Council purchases new Parkland at Mahurangi

Auckland Council purchases new Parkland at Mahurangi

Supplied Content Auckland, February 17, 2020 Ninety-five hectares of prime land on the Mahurangi Harbour has been purchased by Auckland Council, doubling the size of the existing Mahurangi East Regional Park and securing public access to the coast. Mayor Phil Goff and Cr Alf Filipaina, Chair of the Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Culture and Events Committee announced the land purchase,…

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Obesity grows beyond high income countries

Obesity grows beyond high income countries

In fact, almost 80% of children in low-income countries suffer from overweight or obesity Supplied Content Washington, February 16, 2020 Obesity is one of the most known risk factors to non communicable diseases and a disease in itself. A new World Bank report “Obesity: Health and Economic Consequences of an Impending Global Challenge“ sheds light on the growing obesity epidemic and…

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