UPDATE: Woman badly assaulted in Pt Chevalier

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE: Woman badly assaulted in Pt Chevalier”

Attribute to Auckland City Area Investigations Manager Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Armstrong: Read more »

Polly & Grant to Launch on More FM Breakfast

Press Release – Mediaworks

Polly & Grant to Launch on More FM Breakfast Every Weekday in Wellington & Kapiti

Much-loved radio duo, Polly & Grant, will make a welcome return to Wellingtonians’ weekday mornings when they debut on More FM breakfast in the capital city and Kapiti Coast on Monday, 24th July 2017.
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Time for a breather from xenophobic scapegoating

Press Release – Migrant And Refugee Rights Campaign MARRC

Time for a breather from xenophobic scapegoating
Labour’s call for a ‘breather on immigration’ obscures the real causes of strained infrastructure, says Migrant and Refugee Rights Campaign spokesperson Gayaal Iddamalgoda. Read more »

Why not build the rail north now?

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Why not build the rail north now?

by Ken Crispin, SecretaryCitizens Environmental Advocacy Centre
COLUMN
Re: IwiRail launched on public empathy and a wild dream, July 13 editorial. Read more »

Stop-go on SH1, Pohuehue

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Stop-go on SH1, Pohuehue”
Following the slip on State Highway 1 this morning, the stop-go system has been put in place again while the stability of the area is assessed. Read more »

Taupō included in Project Palace hotel study

Press Release – Destination Great Lake Taupo

Taupō included in Project Palace hotel study

Project Palace, a government initiative to attract foreign investment into New Zealand’s hotel sector, is now to include Taupō in this year’s market analysis. Read more »

Growing Our Future Together Pacific and Maori

Press Release – One Pacific

Growing Our Future Together Pacific and Maori

“This evening, Thursday 20th of July 2017 is another historic occasion for Pacific people and our communities in Aotearoa,” says Dr Joe Williams, Co-Leader of One Pacific. “We are taking up the opportunity to strengthen our whanaungatanga, our kinship with Maori as tangata whenua by standing Pacific Candidates under the banner of the Māori Party”. Read more »

Air New Zealand takes off for downtown Tokyo

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand takes off for downtown Tokyo

Air New Zealand’s inaugural service to Haneda Tokyo has departed with the Boeing 787-9 aircraft scheduled to touch down in Tokyo at 11.00pm (local time). Read more »

Time for a breather on immigration

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Time for a breather on immigration

National has no idea how to house the record number of people entering New Zealand, let alone cope with the pressure on health, education, and transport from this record population growth, says Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway. Read more »

Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Related Incidents And Deaths

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Related Incidents And Deaths

St John and Auckland District Health Board and are asking the public to refrain from taking synthetic cannabis products due the detrimental effect they are having on health, lives, and emergency health care. Read more »

Manawatu Gorge, SH3 Are Real Roads of National Significane

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Manawatu Gorge And SH3 Are Real Roads of National Significance

NZ First says the government must get real about plans for the severed SH3 while supporting businesses and workers affected by the Manawatu Gorge’s closure. Read more »

NZ migration, tourism soar to new annual records

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ migration, tourism soar to new annual records

By Tina Morrison

July 21 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand hit a new annual migration record last month as the country’s appeal lures more foreigners and better prospects here mean fewer Kiwis are tempted to move overseas. Read more »

Police hope to issue zero notices from Waterview cameras

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police hope to issue zero notices from Waterview speed cameras

Police are hoping that no speeding drivers will be caught on its four speed cameras operating at the new Waterview tunnel – especially with motorists being given advance warning on NZ Transport Agency signage that the cameras will be enforcing from this afternoon. Read more »

Pacific Business Trust Supporting Pacific Innovation

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

21 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release

Pacific Business Trust Supporting Pacific Innovation – KidsCoin

Combating the lack of financial literacy skills among the Pacific community motivated Brittany Teei and her mother Teri (Tereapii) to launch KidsCoin, an online tool that empowers students from years 3 to 10 to teach themselves about money, learning to save in the classroom and the rewards it brings. Read more »

Harvard 57 back in the air

Press Release – Warbirds Over Wanaka

Harvard 57 back in the air

Wanaka: Almost 18 months after being damaged in a landing accident following the 2016 Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow, Harvard 57 is back in the air. Read more »

Have your say on proposed Northboro Reserve land exchange

Press Release – Auckland Council

21 July 2017

Have your say on proposed Northboro Reserve land exchange

North Shore residents living near Northboro Reserve, Belmont, are invited to have their say on a proposal to exchange parts of the Northboro Reserve with private land in the Hillary Crescent Special Housing Area (SHA). Read more »

No idea and no solutions from National on housing

Press Release – Public Service Association

Nothing to see here – no idea and no solutions from National on housing

The Government’s admission that it has “no idea” how much it will spend supporting New Zealanders with emergency housing demonstrates how disconnected its multiple housing Ministers are from the reality of New Zealand’s housing crisis, says the Public Service Association. Read more »

Pacific flavours to tickle palates at Auckland Food Show

Press Release – Pacific Trade and Investment

Pacific flavours to tickle palates at Auckland Food Show

Nine Pacific Island food and beverage companies from five countries will showcase and sell their wares of packaged foods and drinks at the Auckland Food Show next week. Read more »

Preparing your rental property for winter tenancy

Press Release – Ray White

Preparing your rental property for winter tenancy

In the New Zealand rental market, the winter months tend to be more competitive and finding the ideal tenant can be more challenging. With this in mind, it pays to make your property as warm and dry as possible, while also getting the marketing basics right. Read more »

Synthetic cannabis related deaths in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Joint statement from the Chief Coroner’s office and Police on the significant number of synthetic cannabis related deaths in Auckland Read more »