Labour wants to make Matariki a Public Holiday, starting in 2022

Labour wants to make Matariki a Public Holiday, starting in 2022

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced today she will make Matariki a public holiday for all New Zealanders as a ‘unique type of holiday to New Zealanders’. Massive support for the public holiday has been around for a long time, but it’s now getting recognition, a dream come true...

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Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Twitter Bot set up to encourage more positive messages towards Women Candidates

Areto Labs, who has launched a Twitter bot called @ParityBOT_NZ is aiming to encourage a positive message towards woman candidates during the General Elections for 2020 in New Zealand—dismantling online toxicity. Their vision is an equal balance for humanity for a more positive internet. The tech startup is collaborating with...

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No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

No more ‘daily’ 1pm press briefings, what happens next?

The 52nd Parliament dissolved on Sunday 6 September at 11 am, originally meant to be running on 12 August. In terms of Wellintons sketchy weather, it wasn’t exactly the best day to run the service on 12 August due to the shower of rain and wind on that day, and...

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Attica Project Education Policy – Tomorrow Schools Model

Attica Project Education Policy – Tomorrow Schools Model

This article was written on the Surface Go 2. not a paid-for advertisement. Attica Project Board Member Calli Valudos speaks about the tomorrow schools model from the Education policy. Calli Valudos is a teacher/educator and has been for the last 30 years, ensuring all comments were fact-checked. “What we are basically...

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Billy Te Kahika interviewed by thisquality CEO Sam Hudson

Billy Te Kahika interviewed by thisquality CEO Sam Hudson

Billy Te Kahika, who is the co-leader of Advance NZ and leader for NZPP (New Zealand Public Party) has taken his time to be interviewed by thisquality CEO Sam Hudson.  However, Michael Stace (Campaign director for Advance NZ), who was impressed with the interview that Sam Hudson did with him...

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Attica Project announce Education Policy

Attica Project announce Education Policy

This article was written on the Surface Go 2. not a paid-for advertisement. Candidate Michael Kay and Board Member Calli Valudos speak together about Attica Projects Education policy on a special 40-minute episode exclusive to thisquality. Calli is a teacher/educator, which is an excellent aspect to the episode ensuring all questions...

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Attica Project Policy in under 2 minutes teaser

Attica Project Policy in under 2 minutes teaser

Attica Project announced a new short series starring candidate for Ōtaki Michael Kay attempting to narrow down Policy in under two minutes. The teaser just shows what happened behind the scenes while filming from pens dropping, to the director making sure everything said is on point with what Attica Project...

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Ōtaki road and rail for Kāpiti Coast, Are National for real? Attica Project Candidate hits back

Ōtaki road and rail for Kāpiti Coast, Are National for real? Attica Project Candidate hits back

Attica Project Candidates Michael Kay for Ōtaki and Mike ILES for Mana hit back at National Leader Judith Collins for announcing Nationals idea for the new O2NL (Ōtaki to North of Levin) Expressway & rail for Kāpiti Coasts economic plan spending $330 million in new transport projects for Horowhenua and...

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What is Regenerative 2030?

What is Regenerative 2030?

Regenerative agriculture encompasses a wide variety of farming techniques that rebuild the soil, restore water and proliferates biodiversity. All while eliminating the need for chemical and industrial interventions. Conventional agriculture relies on expensive inputs, as do some organic methods. Regenerative offers another path, looking to create a self-sustaining ecosystem on...

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Community Survey: Conservation and Ecosystem Management Plan feedback | Attica Project

Community Survey: Conservation and Ecosystem Management Plan feedback | Attica Project

Attica Projects Conservation Policy is a shift away from the established policies. Attica believes New Zealand’s entire current conservation policy has been based on a flawed understanding of healthy, complete ecosystems. “Forests without browsers are in an unnatural state. ATTICA believes in the scientific practice of biomimicry, particularly in natural...

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