Research For Life invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for the next round of applications is Friday, 22 March 2019. Last year, Research For Life made 11 research grants and 10 travel grants worth $203,698 in total. Established in 1960, Research For Life funds innovative... Keep Reading
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Justice Minister Andrew Little intends to let the public decide three potential law changes by binding referendum: one of these relates to the legalisation of assisted dying/voluntary euthanasia. Keep Reading
I predict that Parliament will pass the End of Life Choice Bill this year enabling New Zealanders to join more than 176 million people around the world living under enlightened laws that allow them the right to die with dignity. No matter that we will not be following our forebears, who led the world in human rights legislation to give women... Keep Reading
Freemasons donate $600,000 to Malaghan Institute’s cancer research Freemasons New Zealand is donating $600,000 over the next two years to support the Malaghan Institute’s world-leading cancer research. Announced today, the Freemasons CAR T-cell Research Programme will work towards improving the Institute’s CAR T-cell ... Keep Reading
The Performance Arcade is back on Wellington Waterfront for its 2019 festival of live art and music (22 -24 Feb + 28 Feb - 3 March). Open hours 10am-11pm daily. FREE to the public. Keep Reading
Join Hutt Valley Horticultural Society and associated groups as they showcase sensational seasonal blooms featuring begonias, fuchsias and dahlias. A wide range of plants will also be onJ display, including NZ natives and vegetables/fruit. Keep Reading
An exhibition of new photographic works by Chevron Hassett. As Aotearoa’s population becomes more diverse, the concept of cultural identity also shifts and evolves.Chevron Hassett’s exhibition in Courtenay Place Park presents portraits of young urban Māori as digital pouwhenua, situating them within the heart of the city they live in, and... Keep Reading
Steve Logan has spent over 30 years in the hospitality industry. After graduating with a Diploma in Hotel and Catering Administration in 1981, he gained international experience in restaurants in England, USA and Sweden in roles including Sous Chef and Restaurant Manager. Keep Reading
Just in time for Christmas, Vincents Gallery presents a wide variety of affordable artworks by Vincents artists. The exhibition will operate on a cash-and-carry basis if you wish to purchase artworks for Christmas! Keep Reading
Dr Lance Lawler, the former chief executive and one of the founding partners of Pacific Radiology Group, has been appointed the chair of the Research for Life board. Lance joined Research For Life’s board in July last year and succeeds Professor John Nacey who has led the board since 2000. Prof. Nacey will continue to serve as a board... Keep Reading
Members of the public can support medical research in Wellington by contributing financially to RFL so more grants can be distributed. Please share my optimism for the future of medical research and the discoveries that will be made. Support this by supporting RFL however you can. I look forward to a future where our current young researchers... Keep Reading
TeamTalk Limited (NZX: TTK), the publicly listed telecommunications services provider today announced the successful completion of its underwritten 1 for 3 pro-rata renounceable rights offer announced on 23 October, with strong shareholder support. Together with the earlier equity placement of $2 million to institutional investors and high... Keep Reading
Research for Life has recognised the contribution Professor Brett Delahunt ONZM FRSNZ has made to medical research by awarding him Honorary Life Membership and presenting him with a medal at its Annual General Meeting, held in Wellington on Monday, 19 November 2018. Prof. Delahunt, Professor of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at the Wellington. Keep Reading
Wellington Chartered Accountant Richard Simpson has accepted an invitation to join the Research for Life board. Research For Life’s chairman Prof. John Nacey said, “Richard is an experienced and highly respected financial advisor and brings complementary skills to our board. He is enthusiastic about not only contributing to Research For... Keep Reading