Archive for June, 2013

Update on NZ Convention Centre negotiations

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development  

30 June 2013

Media Statement        Read more »

Q+A: Jessica Mutch Interviews Gerry Brownlee

Press Release – TVNZ

Sunday 30 June, 2013

Jessica Mutch Interviews Gerry Brownlee

Q+A, 9-10am Sundays on TV ONE and one hour later on TV ONE plus 1. Repeated Sunday evening at 11:30pm. Streamed live at www.tvnz.co.nz Read more »

Maori Party is ‘finished’ says Shearer

Press Release – TVNZ

Sunday 30 June, 2013

Maori Party is ‘finished’ says Shearer and talk of a challenge to his own leadership is ‘nonsensical’ Read more »

National neglects regions’ transport needs

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Iain LEES-GALLOWAY

Transport Spokesperson

30 June 2013

MEDIA STATEMENT

National neglects regions’ transport needs Read more »

Super City Council Supporting ZMs Fabulous Gay Wedding

Press Release – ZM – Radio Station

Super City Council Supporting ZMs Fabulous Gay Wedding

ZMs Fabulous Gay Wedding which will take place on 19 August at 8am, (the day the bill becomes law), has now become an Auckland event with two key Council bodies offering support. Read more »

Lotto First Division Wins in Te Awamutu and Upper Hutt

Press Release – New Zealand Lotteries Commission

Lotto First Division Wins in Te Awamutu and Upper Hutt

Temperatures around the country might be dropping, but two Lotto players in Te Awamutu and Upper Hutt will be feeling a warm glow from winning $500,000 each on Lotto’s First Division. Read more »

Brownlee says its up to Len to sell assets for loop

Press Release – The Nation

Brownlee says its up to Len to sell Auckland City assets to fund rail loop. 

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Auckland Mayor Len Brown will have to consider selling Council assets to fund the central city rail loop.  Read more »

Game-on at the Speight’s Dodgeball Championships

Press Release – Queenstown Winter Festival

Game-on at the Speight’s Dodgeball Championships at the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

Things turned comically sporty earlier today (Friday 28 June) as local athletes showed off their ducking and diving skills at the hotly-contested Speight’s Dodgeball Championship at Earnslaw Park on Day 8 of the 39th American Express Queenstown Winter Festival. Read more »

Elders of Waipareira Trust to Man Its Information Kiosk

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Elders of Waipareira Trust to Man Its Information Kiosk

The opening of Te Whānau O Waipareira’s Wāhi Pātai marks a milestone for the organisation. Read more »

Fish & Game: Developing Sustainable Recreational Fishing

Press Release – Northland Fish and Game

Fish & Game Involved In Developing Sustainable Recreational Fishing

Since February, North Canterbury Fish & Game’s Steve Terry has been one of 66 participants engaged in securing the future of recreational fishing in New Zealand. Read more »

Howick Councillor Welcomes East West Link Announcement

Press Release – Dick Quax

Howick Councillor Welcomes East West Link Announcement

Howick Ward Councillor, Dick Quax has described the government’s pronouncement that it wants to speed up the combined Auckland Manukau Eastern Transport Initiative and East-West Link project as a great boost for Auckland’s south eastern region. Read more »

CBD and suburban land development key to unlocking potential

Press Release – New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development

CBD and suburban land development key to unlocking economic potential of CRL

Media Statement
28 June 2013 Read more »

Govt AMETI, East-West Link commitment will delight business

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Media release

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer

Chair of the Business Advisory Panel, Deputy Chair of the Economic Forum Read more »

Q+A 30/6/13: Ikaroa Rawhiti, Auckland Transport, Kevin Rudd

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Q+A
SUNDAY 30TH JUNE, TV ONE, 9AM

On Q+A this week, Deputy Political Editor Jessica Mutch interviews the successful candidate from the Ikaroa Rawhiti by-election, then talks through the result with Labour leader David Shearer. She’ll ask him about recent poor poll results and whether he’s on notice to lift his game. Read more »

Good Practice Seminar: Pacific Local Government Associations

Press Release – Commonwealth Local Government Forum Pacific

Good Practice Seminar For Pacific Local Government Associations

SUVA, FIJI A seminar to exchange the good practices of newly established local government associations in the Pacific region will take place in Auckland from the 2-3 July, Read more »

Tim Finn to Crown Winner of Red Cross Schools Music Comp

Press Release – NZ Red Cross

Tim Finn to Crown Winner of Red Cross Schools Music Competiton

Legendary New Zealand musician Tim Finn is to visit Hauraki Plains College in Ngatea to present students with the top prize for the New Zealand Red Cross “I See Red School Music Video Challenge”. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 6.7% quarterly slide on Fed tapering

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 6.7% quarterly slide as Fed hints at tapering

By Paul McBeth

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 6.7 percent quarterly slide as the Federal Reserve’s signal of an end to its massive monetary stimulus this year sent investors back to the greenback. Read more »

Conservatives to Push Bridge Option

Press Release – Conservative Party

Conservatives to Push Bridge Option

Conservative Party Leader Colin Craig says he will ask the government to reconsider a second harbour bridge if his party is in a position of influence after next year’s election. Read more »

Agreement on city shaping infrastructure a major milestone

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

Agreement on city shaping infrastructure a major milestone for Auckland

Media Statement
28 June 2013

“The Government’s commitment to the three key projects set out in the Auckland Plan is a milestone for integrated strategic planning and will deliver long term certainty for Auckland,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development. Read more »

LGNZ welcomes Government support for Auckland transport projects

Press Release – Local Government NZ

MEDIA RELEASE
LGNZ welcomes Government support for Auckland transport projects

28 June 2013
The Government support for Auckland’s public transport and roading projects is great to see, says Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ). Read more »

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