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Joint Announcement – Catching The Knowledge Wave


MEDIA ADVISORY
28 May

Joint Announcement – Catching The Knowledge Wave


A major announcement outlining detail of one of the the Catching The Knowledge Wave project will be made by the Prime Minister and the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Auckland on Wednesday.

Catching the Knowledge Wave is a join initiative between the University and the Government to explore new ways to create knowledge-based prosperity and social well-being for all New Zealanders.

Its high-point this year will be an international conference in August, drawing together top New Zealand and international speakers, and the input of New Zealanders at home and abroad.

A media conference to announce major elements will be held on:

Wednesday 30 May
3:00pm
Beehive Theatrette
Parliament Buildings
Wellington

The Prime Minister, Helen Clark, the Vice-Chancellor, Dr John Hood, and a Project Committee representative, Andrew Grant, will host the press conference.


For further information, please contact:

Pattrick Smellie
Baldwin Boyle Group
Tel. (04) 473 3443
Mob. 021 588 203
Email: pattrick.smellie@bbg.co.nz

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