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Mahi Tahi 1 – Our Annual Report is ready to download

Kia ora koutou Where did that year go?  I’ve now been in the role for a whole year, and our first annual report, Mahi Tahi 1, is at the printers.  If you would like a hard copy or a high resolution version – get in touch.  Alternately, you can read it here. It has...

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PM Briefing re Christchurch

This briefing was provided to the PM by way of a summary of the Rapid Response Issue (RRI) of the New Zealand Psychology Journal dedicated to reflections on the immediate aftermath of the Christchurch shooting.

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Science and the Development of NZ Standards

Following joint work between the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) on the science-focussed elements of future standards development, Standards New Zealand will now seek the involvement of the MBIE Chief Science Advisor when developing new standards or revising existing standards which include new or unsettled science.

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Antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is an international problem recognised by the World Health Organisation and the World Bank. Aotearoa, New Zealand has high antimicrobial use in humans compared with other developed countries, increasing our risk profile…

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