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New Spring into Tawa Website launched!


Today marks a big milestone for Spring into Tawa - the launch of our website!  As our festival grows, it's great to be able to share key information about the event online.  The website also introduces the online application form process - making it easier for stallholders to apply. Spring into Tawa is an annual festival that brings together the... Keep Reading


Spring into Tawa Website launched!

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Spring into Tawa Website launched! Keep Reading


Buy gift baskets nz- To show that you care!


Impress your colleagues, family members or partners with surprizes from Providoré Gifts. Check out a wide range of gift baskets, NZ & buy gift hampers online. Keep Reading


New Manifesto on the Future of ACC released.


The ACC Futures Coalition has released its manifesto on the future of ACC. It will serve as the basis of conversations that the Coalition intends to have with politicians in the lead up to next year’s general election. “The ACC Futures Coalition is absolutely committed to ACC and recognizes its importance to New Zealand’s society and... Keep Reading


Interview with Michelle Thunders - identifying epigenomic biomarkers as potential predictors of disease or indicators of susceptibility in young MI patients


Dr Michelle Thunders is a senior lecturer in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at the University of Otago, Wellington. In 2017 she received a $27,700 research grant to undertake research to help identify cardiac biomarkers in young patients presenting with myocardial infarction (MI). Keep Reading


Health, education and all our futures


Let’s consider some of the issues that are so important to many people, especially in our Wellington region – the future of our innovation economy, the talented young people who are helping drive it and the role good health plays in all our lives. Keep Reading


It's 2018 already and there's no time to waste


Research For Life is off to another year. In the last funding round nine medical researchers were awarded $72,000 in funding and the March round is not far away. Research For Life is focused on deepening its commitment to research in the Wellington region, particularly to those researchers in the early stages of their careers. In 2016 R... Keep Reading


Kapiti Run for Youth Updates Fundraising Model


With the demise of the Youth Quest boys mentoring programme, which had received up to 80% of funds raised by Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) since inception seven years ago, we have developed a new fundraising model, says Richard Calkin of Web Genius.  Richard goes to say, ..... Keep Reading


The March 2018 medical research funding round is calling for applications


As happens twice a year, there is good news for many medical researchers in the Wellington region. Last October we announced that nine Wellington-based medical researchers had received grants in the second funding round of the year from Research For Life. Three research grant applicants received a total of $62,914.00 to undertake innovative... Keep Reading


Kapiti Run for Youth Launches Seventh Year


Kapiti Run for Youth Launches Seventh Year - Over the last seven years the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) has raised more than $75,000 to support youth charities in Kapiti.  Planning has started, and we are now ready to launch the 2018 event on Sunday 25 March to raise as much as money as we can for Kapiti youth.... Keep Reading


Co-creating playable spaces


'Parks provide a place to be. They should be environments that anyone of any age can access, typically at no or low cost, and provide a sustainable opportunity to increase health and well-being in the population' ... Keep Reading


Athol Mann CMG, Professor Emeritus Victoria University of Wellington, Honorary Life Member of Research For Life


Athol Mann CMG, Professor Emeritus Victoria University of Wellington, Honorary Life Member of Research For Life We note with great sadness that Professor Athol Mann died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Athol was the dearly loved husband of Ngaire, loved father and father-in-law of David and Jan, Richard and Michelle, Aliso... Keep Reading