New Migrants Encouraged to Participate in ANZAC Services

Published 23 April 2018 – New Zealand Anzac Dawn Service at Le Quesnoy Communal Cemetery Extension 2018 attended by Her Excellency Mrs Jane Coombs and CDRE Ross Smith MNZM. Photo credit: New Zealand Defence Force. Anzac Day on the 25 April marks the day that New Zealanders remember those who served and died in war. […]

Video: NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Full Interview on US NBC Show

Full video interview. Photo, left to right: Labour MP for Manurewa Louisa Wall, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Labour MP for Mangere and Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio.  It’s so fascinating to listen to citizens of another country describe New Zealand. Watch America’s NBC Network six minute interview with New Zealand Prime […]

Why Schools Become Battlegrounds During Conflict

  By Shireen Daft, Macquarie University Last month, more than 100 girls who had been abducted by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram from a Nigerian school in Dapchi in February were released to their families. But the community was also threatened that if the group returned and found any girls in school, they would […]

How Much Physical Activity Do You Really Need?

Physical activity has recently come to be seen as one of the best forms of medicine available. Studies have shown that simply getting on your feet can ward off all manner of ill health, from cancers to cardiovascular diseases. But how much do you need to do to reap the benefits? By Catherine de Lange For […]

Going Viral : Communicating Health in Age of Social Media

In the age of social media, fears and rumours about outbreaks and epidemics can quickly spread out of control. How can health officials help contain the panic? By Mike Ives In the spring of 2014, Vietnam’s state-controlled news media reported that dozens of children had died after turning up at hospitals in the capital, Hanoi, […]

As US AirStrikes Begin, Syria Calls for Prayer; Civilian Casualties Reported

Syria news media is reporting civilian casualties in Damascus, said to be one of the targets of the joint military operations by the USA, France and the UK in what is called “precision strikes” to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons capabilities.   Earlier, a call to prayer went out across the Damascus city of Syria as […]

Updated: US Pres Trump on Military Action Against Syria: Russia’s Reaction

Updated: This video post brings you the full address by USA President Donald Trump, plus short videos of France and UK leaders who, along with the USA, committed French and UK military forces to airstrikes against Syria earlier today. France and Britain speak in response to the airstrikes; and Germany’s leader also responds.  Scroll down to […]

Climate Change: New Zealand Halts Further Permits for Deep Sea Oil and Gas Exploration

New Zealand’s Coalition Labour-led Government with New Zealand First and the Greens is taking an important step to address climate change and create a clean, green and sustainable future for the country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “There will be no further offshore oil and gas exploration permits granted,” said Jacinda Ardern. Minister Woods […]

Unpacking Auckland Emergency Management’s Lack of Contact During Storm

 Today , people in Auckland are seeing regular updates from Auckland’s Emergency Management/Civil Defence and Auckland Council and every infrastructure provider in the region.  Great. Last night, it was a different story.   No one in Auckland City’s Emergency Management communicated the severity of the risk to people, homes and property throughout the night.   […]

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