Archive for May, 2014

Housing accord looking more and more shaky

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Housing accord looking more and more shaky
Today’s dismal figures announced by Housing Minister Nick Smith indicate the Government’s flagship Auckland Housing Accord is looking more and more shaky, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Southern Motorway Pursuit

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Southern Motorway Pursuit

At approximately 1:30pm this afternoon two cars reported as stolen were sighted by Police in the Waikato District travelling in convoy. One of the vehicles pulled over for Police on its own accord at the bottom of the Bombay Hills. The other stolen vehicle continued on State Highway 1 towards Auckland. Read more »

New Soldiers Commended for Off-Duty Bravery

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

New Soldiers Commended for Off-Duty Bravery

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The Harcourts Foundation aligns with Halberg

Press Release – Harcourts

The Harcourts Foundation aligns with Halberg
30 May 2014

The Harcourts Foundation, which has already raised more than $2.5 million for charity, is formally aligning with the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation. Read more »

Latest figures show good progress in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Latest figures show good progress in Auckland
Two sets of figures released today show good progress is being made on increasing housing supply under the Auckland Housing Accord, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown say. Read more »

Changes at Lincoln on Auckland’s Northwestern

Press Release – NZTA

Changes at Lincoln on Auckland’s Northwestern

After this Queen’s Birthday Weekend, there will be a number of changes affecting drivers using the Lincoln Road interchange on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16). Read more »

Abano dissidents seek delay to special meeting

Article – BusinessDesk

Abano dissidents seek delay to special meeting

By Paul McBeth

May. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Abano Healthcare’s dissident shareholders Peter Hutson and James Reeves have filed papers in the High Court in Auckland in a bid to delay the special meeting they called, where they’re seeking to dump the medical investor’s chairman, Trevor Janes. Read more »

Open Polytechnic celebrates graduation

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic

Media Release: Immediate

Date: 30 May 2014

Open Polytechnic celebrates graduation Read more »

Dental practice manager invents 103 fictitious claims

Press Release – ACC

ACC Media Release

30 May 2014

Dental practice manager invents 103 fictitious claims to defraud ACC Read more »

The Nation 31/5/14: Housing, Laila Harre, Greens AGM

Press Release – The Nation

This week on The Nation… as housing issues again dominate the headlines, we ask: is the New Zealand quarter acre dream dead? Read more »

Building consent figures continue to rise

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister of Housing
30 May 2014 Media Statement

Building consent figures continue to rise
Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed today’s release of the latest building consent figures from Statistics New Zealand which show the upward trend in the number of consents issued is continuing nationwide. Read more »

Over 15,000 Auckland and Northland homes insulated

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

Media release
29 May 2014
Over 15,000 Auckland and Northland homes insulated in major grant programme by ASB Community Trust Read more »

US Anti-Bullying Campaign Day of Silence Hits N

Press Release – QSA Network

US Anti-Bullying Campaign Day of Silence Hits NZ
The Day of Silence, a national campaign focused on drawing attention to homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools launches in New Zealand today. Read more »

Kiwi kid to represent NZ at 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

Press Release – Mango Communications

Kiwi kid to represent NZ at 2014 FIFA World Cup Final
Ten-year-old football fan wins trip of a lifetime to Brazil in July

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Govt investing strongly in programmes to slow obesity cycle

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Tony Ryall
Minister of Health

30 May 2014

Government investing strongly in programmes to slow obesity cycle

The National-led Government is investing strongly in programmes to support pregnant women and new mums to understand the importance of good nutrition and physical activity for their babies and for themselves. Read more »

Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s star concierge receives award

Press Release – Crowne Plaza

May 30 2014

Crowne Plaza Queenstown’s star concierge receives industry golden nod for years of dedication and service Read more »

Local Catholic School Takes On Petroleum Giant

Press Release – St Marks Catholic School

Local Catholic School Takes On Petroleum Giant

Traffic and safety concerns for local community

Pakuranga, Auckland, June 6, 2014– Local community will be staging a protest opposing the proposed service station development by BP at 322-330 Pakuranga Road. Read more »

Single bottle ban on beer misguided, says Brewers’ Guild

Press Release – Brewers Guild of NZ

Single bottle ban on beer misguided, says Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand

The Brewers’ Guild of New Zealand has serious concerns about the implications of single bottle beer bans as proposed by some regional Local Alcohol Policies. Read more »

Pacific People Kick the Habit for Live Show

Press Release – Tala Pasifika

Pacific People Kick the Habit for Live Show

The journey of 10 Pacific people trying to kick the habit of smoking will be told in a live theatre performance called Smoke in Mirrors at the Mangere Arts Centre in South Auckland on World Smokefree Day, Saturday 31st of May. Read more »

Erebus Documentary Sweeps the Industry Awards!

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Documentary New Zealand Trust presents
THE DOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014.

Erebus Documentary Sweeps the Industry Awards! Read more »

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