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Australia New Zealand Defence Ministers’ meet

Comments Off | 12-14-2015

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee will host the Australian Defence Minister, Senator Marise Payne in Christchurch today.
The Ministers will discuss a range of regional and international security issues, including international efforts to counter Da’esh and deployments such as the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai, and Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan. The respective New [...]

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$12.3m to redevelop two Wellington schools

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The Government will invest $12.3 million to redevelop two more Wellington schools, Newtown School and Ngaio School, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today.
This follows last week’s announcement of an $8.5 million redevelopment of Kelburn Normal School in the capital.
“These two latest redevelopments will help address roll growth and a range of building and site [...]

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More funding to tackle nits

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Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says that the Nitbusters programme, which provides free head lice treatment to families in low decile schools, is to continue in 2016.
Funding of $1.1 million is being provided to KidsCan to deliver the programme to 111 schools and 24,000 children.
“As a mother and grandmother I know all families will be [...]

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