Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 March 2017

Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed government and Council agreement on the need for light rail from the airport to city. Read more »

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford

Auckland Issues

MEDIA STATEMENT
24 March 2017

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail Read more »

Record crowds use public transport to Adele

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release

24 March 2017

Record crowds use public transport to Adele Read more »

Altogether Autism Rejects Measles Vaccine Myth

Press Release – Altogether Autism

ALTOGETHER AUTISM REJECTS MEASLES VACCINE MYTH

24 March 2017 – THE COUNTRY’S leading provider of trusted autism information and advice has come out strongly against claims of a link between vaccinations and autism in its latest Altogether Autism journal published today. Read more »

10 years in the ‘can’ for importing tins of ‘chicken stock’ meth

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

MEDIA RELEASE
24 March 2017

10 years in the ‘can’ for importing tins of ‘chicken stock’ meth

A Hong Kong man received a sentence of 10 years and 5 months’ imprisonment today in the Auckland District court for importing two kilograms of methamphetamine, worth approximately $2 million on the street, disguised as chicken stock powder. Read more »

Housing better use of land than cattle grazing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith
Minister for Building and Construction
24 March 2017
Media Statement

Housing better use of land than cattle grazing Read more »

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

Press Release – NZTA

24 March 2017

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport boards have come to an important agreement on the next steps for mass transit in Auckland. Read more »

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from Winter Games

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ

24 March 2017 For immediate release

Media release:

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from World Winter Games

A group of New Zealand athletes with intellectual disabilities will return from the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games on Monday 27 March, with a haul of medals. Read more »

Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges

Minister of Transport

24 March 2017
Media Statement
Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to Auckland Airport to begin Read more »

Pulse excited to launch new era

Press Release – Netball Central

March 24, 2017
Pulse excited to launch new era
Excitement is outweighing any feelings of nerves for the Central Pulse ahead of their clash against the Northern Mystics in the opening round of the ANZ Premiership netball competition on Sunday. Read more »

Time running out to have your say on Auckland’s budget

Press Release – Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board

22 March 2017

Time running out to have your say on Auckland’s budget

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on the council’s 2017/2018 budget before consultation closes next week. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 26 March – 1 April 2017

Press Release – NZTA

24 March 2017 | AUCKLAND
Overnight motorway closures 26 March – 1 April 2017

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 31 March 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

$UICIDEBOY$ announce second Auckland date

Press Release – Live Nation

Live Nation and Niche Productions present

$UICIDEBOY$

ANNOUNCE SECOND AUCKLAND CONCERT Read more »

2017 Mentorships’ announced for writers & graphic novelists

Press Release – Creative NZ

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release
24 March 2017

2017 Mentorships’ announced for writers and graphic novelists Read more »

More time required to complete testing and commissioning

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

24 March 2017 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

More time required to complete testing and commissioning at Waterview Connection Read more »

Plan change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenu

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 March 2017

Plan change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenua

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee is to consider approving engagement with mana whenua and landowners on approximately 270 new Sites and Places of Significance to Mana Whenua as the next step in developing a plan change. Read more »

Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Press Release – Public Service Association

“I am 53, a professional and I live in a garage” – Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Source: PSA Read more »

Gisborne couple claim $6.5 million Powerball prize

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 24 March 2017

Gisborne couple claim $6.5 million Powerball prize

A Gisborne couple have come forward and claimed the $6.5 million Powerball prize that has had the city abuzz for almost two weeks. Read more »

PM English mounts case for free trade with $90 mln package

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 24 March 2017 09:41 AM

PM English mounts case for free trade with $90 mln package

By Paul McBeth

March 24 (BusinessDesk) – Prime Minister Bill English wants to bring the public on board with a new trade strategy that will inject an extra $90 million to chase more deals and build on existing relationships. Read more »

ANTARCTICA: while you were sleeping opens tonight

Press Release – Auckland Museum

ANTARCTICA – while you were sleeping, Military Working Dog Display, Volume Sunday Sessions & More!

OPENS TONIGHT FOR THREE NIGHTS ONLY! Read more »