‘Pop Up Container Health Clinics’ Rolled Out

Press Release – Whanau Waipareira

Waipareira has today blessed three ‘pop up container health clinics’ that will deliver a new era of medical care right to the door of the community. Read more »

NZ’s Bright Spots Amid Tough Employment And Business Confidence Scenario

Article – Jagriti Gupta

New Zealand has managed to stay ahead of the curve with strong control over Covid-19 infection spread, while it fully gears up to conquer another critical challenge of speeding up the economic recovery. Read more »

Criminal Cases Review Commission Board Appointments Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Andrew Little today announced details of further appointments to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. Read more »

Move To Level 1 – With Confidence And Certainty

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

A move to Level 1 is important for businesses currently either still closed or running at less than optimum levels because of space restrictions. “With no new cases it is understandable that a sense of fear prevails that the businesses may end up going out of business before too long and which could be avoided if they could trade properly,” said Barnett. Read more »

Listing Positions MIEPAY To Help Companies Recover From Covid-19

Press Release – MIEPAY

New Zealand fintech MIEPAY wants to help small businesses on both sides of the Tasman bounce out of the Covid-19 crisis by enabling them to make the most of the continued rapid growth in e-commerce and digital payments, says MIEPAY chairman Roger Kerr. Read more »

Lessons From NZ’s Bubbles For The World

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Initial findings into how New Zealanders did under lockdown can now help inform policy makers around the globe fighting COVID-19. Read more »

Homicide Investigation Launched After Shooting In St Johns

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland City Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man was located deceased in Parkfield Terrace in Grafton on 1 June. Read more »

UP Students Feel More Supported Through Ground-breaking Partnership With Global Safety Company

Press Release – UP Education

Largest independent tertiary education provider delivering new support via technology partnership

UP Education, New Zealand’s largest independent tertiary education provider, says its partnership with global personal safety and mental health support company Sonder is helping its 2,500 international students feel safer, supported and more secure while studying in New Zealand. Read more »

Safe Speeds In Auckland – On Their Way From June 30

Press Release – Auckland Transport

New and safe speed limits on more than 600 roads across Auckland will come into force from 30 June 2020 onwards.

As part of Auckland Transport’s (AT’s) Safe Speeds programme, there will be lower speed limits for Auckland’s city centre, and on some roads in the Rodney local board area and in the Franklin local board area. Read more »

New Speed Limits To Improve Safety On SH22 And Local Franklin Roads

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Permanent new speed limits on State Highway 22 between Drury interchange and Paerata and on 200 local roads in the Franklin area will take effect on Tuesday 30 June. Read more »

New Data Shows 1 In 9 Children Under The Age Of Five Lives In A Multi-family Household

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Newly released data shows that 1 in 9 children under the age of five lived in a household with more than one family at the time of the 2018 Census, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Professor Juliet Gerrard Appointed To Te Papa Board

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Juliet Gerrard, currently the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser and University of Auckland professor in biological and chemical sciences, is newly appointed to the board of Te Papa Tongarewa, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. Read more »

Take A Walk On The Northside – Industrial Units For Sale Or Lease

Press Release – Bayleys

Three newly-built industrial units in Northside Drive, Westgate have been placed on the market for sale or lease and are expected to draw strong interest as businesses within the wider precinct prepare to leverage off the arrival of New Zealand’s first Costco store. Read more »

Beach resort commercial block goes up for sale

Press Release – Bayleys


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Watercare Drought Update

Press Release – Watercare

Here’s a link to some “rainy dam” shots (including time lapse) taken yesterday (1 June) at Wairoa Dam, Hunua ranges.  Read more »

New Business Investment ‘breaking Ground’ In Hamilton – AA Insurance

Press Release – AA Insurance

Over 100 of AA Insurance’s Hamilton staff are set to move into the new Union Square development next year, which is located within the Anglesea, Hood and Alexandra Street blocks at the south end of the city’s CBD. Read more »

Auckland Council Must Have Public Hearings On Emergency Rates Decision

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

“Parliament can meet, Select Committees are running, pubs are open Read more »

Inaugural Round Of Rainbow Wellbeing Fund Sees $100,000 In Grants Available To Rainbow Community

Press Release – Rule Foundation


(L – R) Hon Grant Robertson, David Reeves – Rule Foundation Trustee, RT HON Jacinda Ardern at the Big Gay Out after announcing the open of the Rainbow Wellbeing Legacy Fund in Feb 2020.

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CEO Appointed To Head Charity Advocating For Healthy ComfortableBuildings For All In Aotearoa NZ

Press Release – Passive House Institute New Zealand

PHINZ, Te Tōpūtanga o te Whare Korou ki Aotearoa, the Passive House Institute New Zealand has just announced the appointment of Amy Tankard to the position of chief executive. Read more »

Study: 10 Most Popular International Cuisines In New Zealand

Press Release – Chefs Pencil

Chef’s Pencil has released a new report today on the most popular international cuisines in New Zealand.

The report is based on Google Trends data, a reliable source of consumer trends data. What is unique about the data is that it doesn’t only indicate New Zealanders dining out habits. It also shows what New Zealanders are eating at home. Read more »