Massey University
01/19/2017 at 07:01. Facebook
Phillip Ratima wants to be a Māori sports doctor, and he’s on his way after excelling at Manukura in Palmerston North. Phillip starts his studies with Massey this year, doing a Bachelor of Sport and Health Science. “I’ve always had aspirations of being a Māori sports doctor. I want to give back to the community I’ve been raised in." #FindYourHunger

Manukura students excel with 100% pass rate in NCEA
Forest & Bird
01/19/2017 at 06:55. Facebook
After the Rena disaster, local iwi and Forest & Bird pushed for fishing controls around the wreck to help the ecosystem recover. But the Bay of Plenty Regional Council didn't believe it had the power to do that, so iwi took them to Environment Court - and they agreed. Now, the Ministry for Primary Industries is appealing that decision in the High Court. We're disappointed, but as the...
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Govt challenges landmark legal decision protecting marine environments in wake of Rena disaster
In this week’s airline, travel and tourism news, Wellington is named a top foodie destination by the National Geographic, visitors flock to Kaikoura to see the earthquake damage, and more.

ITC Industry News Bulletin - 19 January 2017
Wikileaks publisher and editor-in-chief Julian Assange will be live streaming into AUT with a Q&A direct from London on 19 Feb! See full event info and tickets here: [ Link ]

Julian Assange: Tell No Secrets, Tell No Lies
AUT's first ever Master of Human Rights Class have made a documentary shedding light on youth homelessness. It's called 'On Our Doorstep: A Voice For Homeless Youth' and it's worth a watch!

The young and the homeless: New Zealand’s big human rights fail
Conscious Consumers
01/19/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Have you heard one of our CC accredited business Flight Coffee with Raw Material Coffee have launched a Kickstarter campaign to build a coffee mill at their farm El Fenix in Colombia! The mill will provide stable income to the surrounding coffee farming neighbourhoods, and there are some cool rewards for getting involved and backing the project. Over $200,000 has been pledged already, check it...
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El Fénix - Community Coffee Wet Mill
One of the world's leading literary critics and poets, Harvard University Professor Stephen Burt, will discuss New Zealand poetry in an event hosted by the English Department - University of Canterbury at Scorpio Books.

Reading New Zealand Poetry around the world
Heart Foundation NZ
01/19/2017 at 03:55. Facebook
A new study further supports the benefits of moving more to help reduce your risk of heart disease

Physical activity reduces heart disease deaths for older adults
Auckland Council
01/19/2017 at 05:58. Facebook
Captain Paul Watson: "Australia and New Zealand have made it quite clear they will do nothing more than express their 'disappointment'. "Japan is using the whaling issue to illustrate that Japan can do whatever it wants, wherever it wants, anytime it wants"
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Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson attacks NZ and Oz for not stopping whalers
Massey University
01/19/2017 at 03:01. Facebook
Georgia Hamilton only started her communications degree as a trial, but she quickly discovered it was the right one for her. “In the early days of my study I was given a simple, yet powerful piece of advice: Just say yes. As terrifying as this was, it pushed me out of my comfort zone and into a number of amazing experiences – like being a news reporter at the 2011 Rugby World Cup”. #FindYourHunger

Graduate profile Georgia Hamilton - Massey University
University of Otago
01/19/2017 at 06:21. Facebook
Having surgeons walk across the street from the hospital to his department to discuss their surgical observations is something Dr Niels Hammer (Department of Anatomy, University of Otago) values greatly about research at Otago.
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Anatomy of research
University of Otago
01/19/2017 at 02:17. Facebook
American actor and humanitarian Angelina Jolie drew worldwide attention to the familial risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Otago’s Dr Logan Walker is now working to develop genetic screening tools to identify those most at risk of these cancers, enabling them to make informed decisions.
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The BRCA code
Student Job Search
01/19/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
This employer is currently searching for 100 new Mystery Shoppers to join their Customer Experience Team!

This job offers flexible hours; you choose the days, times and locations. Each job payment varies between $19 - $50.

For more information and to apply click below.

Mystery Shoppers Needed | All Locations
Greenpeace New Zealand
01/19/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
2016 was the hottest year ever recorded and scientists confirm human activity is to blame: [ Link ] ... Earth has not been this warm for 115,000 years. Searching for new oil is madness [ Link ]

New oil exploration for NZ as 2016 officially declared hottest on record
Before you move, your first task will probably be finding a job in New Zealand. That’s because in most cases you'll need a job offer to get a work visa. Check out our Finding & Applying for Jobs page for tips on where to start. Happy job hunting!

Applying for Jobs | New Zealand Now
UNICEF New Zealand
yesterday at 22:21. Facebook
Check out this great Trade Me auction from the amazing Passenger, and Warner Music NZ.

You could own your very own custom artwork and tiny hipster toy, plus his new album!

All proceeds go to UNICEF New Zealand, so you know it's for a good cause

Get bidding today!

Passenger's one-of-a-kind drawing & toy
Plunket New Zealand
yesterday at 22:29. Facebook
Kiwi parents are being reminded to put down their cellphones and pay full attention to children playing near water. Supervising children in and around the water is so important - let's keep our kiwi kids safe.

"Out and about have one person responsible for looking after those children, if you're at home and they're in or around water make sure you're with them."

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Parents urged to pay more attention to swimming kids
Auckland Council
yesterday at 22:49. Facebook
It’s heating up in the city! Pull up a deckchair and prepare to party with a feast of Latin and Brazilian-inspired events

Latin Fiesta at Auckland Live Summer in the Square