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AuthorSaeran Maniparathy

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October 9, 2016

Last week emergency services attended to the sudden death of a female student at the University of Canterbury’s Rochester and Rutherford Hall. Police have confirmed that the death is not suspicious and have referred the matter to the coroner. Police will not confirm the cause of death. The university said in a statement that the […]

September 11, 2016

Lincoln University is reaching out to the private sector in the hope of remaining financially viable. The university has been in poor financial shape for a few years now, primarily as a result of the Canterbury earthquake, and last year reported a $6 million loss. The university has awarded Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies a […]

September 4, 2016

  Parliament will be launching a service that will allow the public to use free wifi inside parliament, as part of an initiative to make parliament more welcoming and accessible to visitors.   Claire Curran, MP and chair of the parliamentary cross party committee for ICT, is responsible for the launch of the service and […]

September 4, 2016

Hundreds of individuals, airlines, and residents’ associations have spoken out in opposition to Wellington Airport’s plan to build a 355 metre runway extension. The Airport’s resource consent request for the project received 776 submissions, with 525 opposing the construction of the extension. Air New Zealand and Qantas both said that, despite potential economic benefits, the […]