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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

09 Sep 2019

As it is Māori language week a brief explanation for our te Reo Māori names. There are multiple transliterations for the word nurse in te reo Māori. Tapuhi, as a verb, means to nurse and tend to the sick and those in distress. As a noun, it means a nurse. Kāhui can mean a group with a shared interest. Hence Te Kāhui Tapuhi o Aotearoa.

As it is Māori language week a brief explanation for our te Reo Māori names. There are multiple transliterations for the word nurse in te reo Māori. Tapuhi, as a verb, means...

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FURTHER GUN CONTROL MEASURES WELCOMED

23 Jul 2019

The Society welcomes the second phase of planned gun control reforms in response to the 15 March Christchurch terrorism. The Government announcement that a Bill will be introduced to set up a national gun register is another move in the right direction.

The Society welcomes the second phase of planned gun control reforms in response to the 15 March Christchurch terrorism. The Government announcement that a Bill will be intro...

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ROAD CRASH DEATHS AND SPEED LIMITS: POSITION STATEMENT

17 Jul 2019

Road speed limits are receiving some attention at the moment by a number of Government and local government agencies, with various proposals to reduce speed limits on some roads. Reducing legal speed limits across many roads makes sense and is supported by the Society.  The recently announced "Road to Zero" strategy also has merit. ...

Road speed limits are receiving some attention at the moment by a number of Government and local government agencies, with various proposals to reduce speed limits on some roa...

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