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17th April 2014
Wellington's hospitality industry is preparing to take a hit this Easter as trading and liquor laws clash. Usually, bars that cannot serve alcohol on Good Friday would open at midnight until 6am but, under new rules, they now have to shut two hours earlier. As a result, about half of the bars in Courtenay Place would not be opening because there was too little time to make it worthwhile, the Hospitality Association said. "It is a complete double whammy," Wellington branch president Jeremy Smith said.
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10th April 2014
Hawke's Bay hosted a meeting of minds to gauge the scope of the harmful effects of legal highs on New Zealand communities. The seminar was attended by local politicians and representatives from further afield, who discussed the ways communities around the country had been affected by synthetic cannabis. Legal Highs Seminar organiser and former rugby league player Kevin Tamati said the breakfast seminar, hosted by EIT Hawke's Bay, "went down extremely well". Ngati Kahungunu Iwi chairman Ngahiwi Tomoana gave a perspective from iwi on how the issue of legal highs related to Maoridom.
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2013 Resource Catalogue Now Available

The 2013 Resource Catalogue is now available. Download your copy here or get in touch by email and we'll send you a copy. Ordering resources is easy. Either, fax your order using the order form sent with the 2013 Catalogue, or email your requirements to and it will be actioned the same day.  The Foundation continues to distribute a wide range of resources to New Zealand secondary schools.   Clearly FADE's resources are well used and meet the demands of the New Zealand curriculum. Get in touch if you need any help at all.


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