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Hawke’s Bay leaders welcome Government Inquiry findings

Hawke’s Bay’s leaders and members of the region’s Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group Joint Committee have welcomed the findings of the Government Inquiry into the Response to the North Island Severe Weather Events, which was released today by Emergency Management and Recovery Minister Mark Mitchell. “Similar to the Independent Review into the Hawke’s Bay ...

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Consultation open for draft annual plan 2024/25

Consultation is open, and residents are encouraged to have their say on Council’s draft Annual Plan 2024/25. This year’s Annual Plan is a little bit different. It was scheduled to be the first year of the Long Term Plan 2024-34, however due to uncertainty around Government reforms and direction, Council is producing an Annual Plan ...

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ACA appoints Hon Tracey Martin as new chief executive

The Aged Care Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Hon. Tracey Martin as chief executive. Ms Martin served as the Minister for Seniors between 2017 and 2020, while also holding the offices of Minister for Children, Minister of Internal Affairs and Associate Minister of Education. Leaving her roles as chair of the New ...

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New research highlights impact of dementia mate wareware services

New research into the lived experience of New Zealanders affected by dementia mate wareware highlights the stigma they face, the problems they experience getting a diagnosis and the negative impact of the inequitable access to support services. Conducted on behalf of Alzheimers NZ, the research found people living with dementia mate wareware have limited influence ...

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Taxpayers’ Union shatters Window & Glass Association’s protectionist drivel

The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming today’s comments from Window and Glass Association NZ whinging about the opening up of their sector to much-needed competition. Taxpayers’ Union Campaigns Manager, Connor Molloy, said: “Only a special interest industry group could complain about reducing building costs during a housing crisis. Their superficial arguments are nothing more than window ...

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New Caledonia Anzac Service, Science Lab opening

Parliamentary Under-Secretary Jenny Marcroft will represent the government at Anzac Day commemorations in New Caledonia and open a new science facility in Nouméa. “It is an honour to share these special commemorations with our Pacific friends and neighbours and to acknowledge the connections between New Zealand, New Caledonia and France,” Ms Marcroft says. Thousands of ...