Labour Says Aucklanders Are Not Legitimate Ute Drivers

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Transport Minister Michael Wood has today clarified the Prime Minister’s comments about who are “legitimate” ute drivers and its seems it’s region dependent,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

The Rort That Is The America’s Cup

Press Release – Rawiri Waititi

Tax and rate payers of Aotearoa have contributed hundreds of millions of dollars over the last two decades on a Cup and a sport that only a small minority of New Zealanders participate in. Read more »

UPDATE 11AM: Papatoetoe Tornado

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire crews are continuing to assess the damage around Papatoetoe. More than 20 crews from across Auckland are assisting and a Command Unit is on scene. Read more »

Automation Project At Ports Of Auckland Requires Intervention

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The off button on automation at Ports of Auckland has been pressed until further notice, and there needs to be answers, says the Maritime Union. Read more »

Harrison Grierson Appoints Three New Directors To Its Board

Press Release – Harrison Grierson

The engineering and design consultancy, Harrison Grierson, has appointed three new board members from within the organisation. Read more »

Collins’ Comments June 2021

Opinion – Judith Collins

The government has announced that six transport projects from the NZ Upgrade Programme announced in January 2020, will not go ahead. Read more »

Shut Down The Gangs, Not The Streets

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Why are Police shutting down streets, stopping Kiwis going about their everyday lives instead of moving an intimidating gang procession along?” asks ACT’s Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee. Read more »

No New Community Cases; 1 Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There is 1 new case to report in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility since the Ministry’s last update yesterday. Read more »

Chlöe Swarbrick Puts Bill Aimed At Minimising Alcohol Harm In Members’ Ballot

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party MP Chlöe Swarbrick has put the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill into the Members’ ballot. Read more »

Volunteers Share Stories For National Volunteer Week

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteers have shared many touching moments of volunteering in the lead up to Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week (20-26 June). Read more »

Farewelling John Perry, “the OG Full Tilt Boogie Kinda Guy”

Press Release – Webb’s

Antique Dealer – artist – Museum Consultant & curator – obsessive collector – arts writer – Valuer specialising in amongst other things NZ folk art, ceramics, fine arts, ethnographica, oriental items, Man-made & natural curiosities, photography & printed matter. Read more »

BCR Shows Labour Must Axe The Cycle Bridge

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

I’m calling on the Government to cancel its cycle bridge across the Waitematā Harbour, National’s Transport spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 18 June

Press Release – Watercare

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It’s Official: The Pacifica Is NZ’s Best Apartment Tower

Press Release – HengyiPacific

At a time when Auckland has just been recognised as the world’s most liveable city, one of its most prominent new apartment buildings has also received international recognition. The Pacifica is no longer just the tallest and newest residential apartment tower in Auckland. It can now add two new international attributes, thanks to the recently-announced International Property Awards: Read more »

World Premiere, Masterpieces And Henry Wong Doe

Press Release – Manukau Symphony Orchestra

The Manukau Symphony Orchestra (MSO) takes music-making up a notch with the world premiere of a new fanfare, a captivating pianist Henry Wong Doe and orchestral masterpieces in Brahms 4 on Saturday 3 July, 7.30pm at the Vodafone Events Centre. Read more »

Amazing Quirky Landmark Auction In Tāmaki Makaurau On Sunday

Press Release – Make Lemonade

An auction on Sunday will be one of the biggest and most unusual events to be held in New Zealand.

Webb’s auctions in Auckland are putting under the hammer items belonging to the late antique dealer, artist, museum curator, quirky obsessive collector and valuer John Perry. Read more »

Case Study – Kiwi And Fiji Security Consortium Extends Services ‘Bubble’ To Fiji

Press Release – Advantage

— Cybersecurity distributor Chillisoft and Palmerston North-based security services provider Advantage together with Local systems integrator VT solutions have teamed up to secure Fiji National University’s 10,000+ user IT network Auckland. Read more »

Cycle Bridge Not Worth The Tar It’ll Be Sealed With

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“The Benefit Cost Ratio of Auckland’s cycle bridge is the equivalent of putting your money on the Share Market knowing you were going to lose 60c for every dollar invested,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Auckland Council Leads With Human Rights Standards For Goods And Service Providers

Press Release – Uyghur Solidarity Aotearoa NZ

Uyghur Solidarity Aotearoa New Zealand are proud of Auckland City councillors for their unanimous vote yesterday at Auckland Council’s Finance & Performance Committee in amending the Group Procurement Policy, to ensure it requires all goods and services providers to comply with international standards of human rights, and relevant labour laws, across the whole of their supply chain. Read more »

The March Of Migrants II – June 26

Press Release – Migrant Workers Association NZ

Close to one thousand people marched through centre of Auckland on 5 June 2021, in the first March of Migrants organised by The Federation of Migrants – FAM. Read more »