School students to learn New Zealand history of battles and migration

RNZ Wellington, February 3, 2021 School students will be taught about the early battles and migration which shaped their region as part of a new History curriculum to be rolled out next year. Officials have been devising the draft curriculum – published online today – since 2019 when the government announced Aotearoa history would be taught in all schools and kura…

Read More

Medsafe accords provisional approval for Covid-19 Vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine to arrive this quarter RNZ Wellington, February 3, 2021 The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine has been provisionally approved by Medsafe, with certain conditions placed on the company. In its assessment of the Vaccine, the medicines regulator met with the Medicine Assessment Advisory Committee (MAAC) for six hours on February 2, 2021 to receive advice and recommendations. Mandatory compliance In a…

Read More

New Zealand continues to recover as employment rises

Although the adverse effects of Covid-19 continues to haunt the New Zealand economy, the impact is actually less than other countries of the world, including neighbouring Australia. The latest figures released by Statistics New Zealand show that 17,000 jobs were filled in the December quarter representing a rise of 0.6% over the same period in 2019. Women accounted for a…

Read More