Independent Review To Explore Future For Local Government

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nanaia Mahuta

Minister of Local Government
Minita Kaunihera ā-Rohe

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta says an independent review of local government will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders in the communities they serve long into the future. Read more »

Air New Zealand Chief Executive Trials New Digital Travel Pass App On First International Flight Since Joining Airline

Press Release – Air New Zealand

It’s a day of firsts for Air New Zealand’s Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran – this morning he boarded his first international flight since joining the airline more than 14 months ago. Read more »

Another Day, Another National Border Suggestion Adopted

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

News the Government will move to a risk-based approach for overseas arrivals is welcome but well overdue, National’s Covid-19 Response spokesperson Chris Bishop says. Read more »

New Zealand’s First Official Space Mission Announces ‘mission Control’

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand’s first government funded space mission has taken a ‘giant leap’ with Auckland University’s Te Pūnaha Ātea-Auckland Space Institute announced as the permanent host of the New Zealand based mission control centre for a global methane tracking satellite.

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Watercare Water Supply Update: 23 April

Press Release – Watercare


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Air New Zealand Celebrates Busiest Day Since COVID-19

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Today is shaping up to be the biggest flying day for the airline since New Zealand closed its borders due to COVID-19. Read more »

Media Release: Kings Of Leon Announce Return To New Zealand!

Press Release – TEG Dainty

Following the release of their recent New Zealand Number Two album ‘When You See Yourself’, Kings of Leon are delighted to announce their first Auckland show in over 12 years. The set will include songs from all 8 of their albums.


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JR Contractors Launches New Website To Showcase Their Full Range Of Exterior Cleaning Services In Auckland

Press Release – JR Contractors

In search for a trusted team providing a wide range of house washing services and roof maintenance for homes? Visit the newly launched website of JR Contractors: Read more »

KneeCare Showcases Their Wide Range Physiotherapy Treatment Services In Auckland In A Newly Launched Website

Press Release – KneeCare

KneeCare unveiled a new website to provide information on the expert physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation for all injuries to the lower limb, and all knee injuries including ACL ruptures and arthritis. Read more »

Emergency Overnight Road Closure From Fanshawe St To Nelson St, Including Victoria Park Tunnel

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises SH1 between Fanshawe St to Nelson St, including Victoria park tunnel, will be closed overnight Thursday between 10:30pm and 4:00am for emergency maintenance works. Read more »

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern To Give Keynote At Captains Lunch 2021

Press Release – Women in Sport

Captains Lunch 2021 to celebrate female leadership in sport and business, featuring Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Deputy Prime Minister Hon Grant Robertson and CEO of Sport New Zealand, Raelene Castle ONZM

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Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Performs Beethoven’s Only Operatic Masterpiece Fidelio

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra


On Saturday 8 May the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) will present Beethoven’s only opera Fidelio under the baton of Music Director Giordano Bellincampi and featuring an all-star kiwi cast, led by international opera sensations Kirstin Sharpin and Simon O’Neill. Read more »

Billy Apple And Annea Lockwood: Glass Transformation

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

Join artist Billy Apple and Adam Art Gallery Director Christina Barton for a performance of the recorded sound piece, Glass Transformation, 1972. This is the work’s first presentation in Wellington and is programmed to coincide with Kate Newby’s major exhibition YES TOMORROW, which also features works made with broken glass collected for the occasion. Read more »

Best Foods Launches Locker Room The Ultimate Online Fanzone For Vodafone Warriors’ Supporters

Press Release – Best Foods

Auckland, April 2021 – Vodafone Warriors sponsor Best Foods has launched ‘Locker Room’, an exclusive programme for superfans providing money-can’t-buy experiences, discounts and prizes. Read more »

Plan Ahead For A Safe Journey On Auckland And Northland Roads This ANZAC Weekend

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

This year ANZAC Day falls within the school holiday period, which means it’s likely to be extra busy on our roads. Read more »

Weather And Waves For Anzac Weekend

Press Release – MetService

MetService is forecasting a mixed bag of weather for Anzac weekend with strong swell in the west and a frosty start to the second week of the school holidays. Read more »

No New Community Cases; 3 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today.

There are three new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our last media statement yesterday. Read more »

Sell Out Field Prepares For 2021 Hawke’s Bay Marathon

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Marathon

Runners from across New Zealand are preparing to take on next month’s New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Hawke’s Bay Marathon, with the 2021 event selling out. Read more »

Survey Detects Covid-19 Community Transmission At Very Low Rate

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand’s first nationwide survey to detect Covid-19 antibodies in blood showed a very low prevalence, highlighting the success of efforts to eliminate the disease. Read more »

REINZ Warns Changes To School Zones Could Put Further Pressure On Auckland House Prices

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is today warning that the new enrolment schemes that have been proposed by the Ministry of Education in Auckland could put additional pressure on house prices as families keen to secure houses in ‘good’ school zones will be prepared to pay more for their property. Read more »