Archive for July, 2014

Adjournment Speech

Speech – Mana Party

Adjournment Speech

Leader of the Internet MANA Party, Leader of the MANA Movement, and MP for Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira
Thursday 31 July 2014 Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 31

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Economic Programme—Challenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (National—Botany) to the Minister of Finance: What has been the Government’s main challenge in implementing its economic programme during this term of Parliament? Read more »

ALLSHORTS Film Festival – Entires invited

Press Release – The Village Theatre Takaka

THE VILLAGE THEATRE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE ALL FILM MAKERS TO SUBMIT THEIR SHORT FILMS TO THE

ALLSHORTS Film Festival Read more »

New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

Minister of Pacific Island Affairs
31 July 2014 Media Statement
New Appointment to Pacific Business Trust
Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga today announced the appointment of Mr Uluomato’otua Aiono as a member of the Pacific Business Trust Board. Read more »

Crash: Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Great South Road, between Shirley and East Tamaki Roads, Papatoetoe, Auckland

Vehicle Crash – Car v Pedestrian – Road Closures Read more »

Police Seek Angela Pidduck

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Seek Angela Pidduck

[Photos: Police Seek Angela Pidduck | New Zealand Police] Read more »

Sky Tower to sparkle for NZ’s Commonwealth Games victories

Press Release – SKYCITY

Sky Tower to sparkle for New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games victories

Auckland’s skyline will glow with the colours of New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games medals in recognition of the team’s recent success in Glasgow. Read more »

PQ 9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions—Evidence of Reductions

Press Release – Hansard

9. Greenhouse Gas Emissions—Evidence of Reductions

[Sitting date: 31 July 2014. Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.]
9. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM (Green) to the Minister for Climate Change Issues : Can he point to anything to show New Zealand’s net greenhouse gas emissions are reducing, in light of a call from Pacific Island leaders for a clear demonstration of this? Read more »

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out

Press Release – Weltec

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out

Top hospitality students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) are getting ready to battle it out in a live kitchen cook off that will see one team named the nation’s best in the annual Nestlé Toque d’Or competition. Read more »

Nick Smith hides shameful vacant house numbers

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nick Smith hides shameful vacant house numbers
Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford has lodged an official complaint against Housing Minister Nick Smith with Parliament’s Speaker for refusing to release data on the number of vacant state houses around the country. Read more »

DRUMS – Master Class with Andy Lovegrove

Press Release – StudioLink

DRUMS – Master Class with Andy Lovegrove

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Alleged skimmers arrested

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Alleged skimmers arrested
Two men, one 27 and the other 28, are scheduled to appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow to face 54 joint charges of using a document (counterfeit ATM cards), nine of obtaining a document and one of possession of implements for forgery. Read more »

Warren Gatland Becomes Hamilton’s Second City Ambassador

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Warren Gatland Becomes Hamilton’s Second City Ambassador

31 JULY 2014
Welsh Rugby Union coach and Hamiltonian Warren Gatland couldn’t keep the smile from his face today as he watched the Hamilton Boys’ High School 1st XV perform the school haka. Read more »

No Compromise on Street Prostitution

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

No Compromise on Street Prostitution

Moving prostitutes off the streets is the only solution to the problems of prostitution – compromises will not work, says Spokesperson for Social Policy/Welfare and Manukau East candidate Asenati Lole-Taylor. Read more »

Ministry CEO Hides in Office for Award Ceremony

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

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Exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as guest speakers

Press Release – Uni Shorts

Uni Shorts 2014 confirms exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as guest speakers

AUCKLAND, 31 July 2014: The Uni Shorts 2014 committee is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of Kiwi filmmakers as guest speakers for this year’s festival on 12-14 September. More speakers will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Read more »

Two new drama series and a returning favourite secure funds

Press Release – NZ On Air


Media Release

31 July, 2014

Two new drama series and a returning favourite secure $18 million in funding
Local drama has received an $18 million boost from NZ On Air. Three series will bring unique New Zealand stories to different audiences on each of the three major free-to-air channels. Read more »

New bus services for Green Bay, Titirangi area

Press Release – Auckland Transport

New bus services for Green Bay, Titirangi area

More buses more often, better reliability and a simpler timetable are some of the improvements Auckland Transport has made to West Auckland bus services. Read more »

Dame Trelise Cooper to debut ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’

Press Release – Mercedes-Benz

New Zealand fashion industry icon enters Mercedes-Benz Hall of Fame

Dame Trelise Cooper to debut ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ Read more »

Record entry for Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

Press Release – Hirepool Limited

31 July 2014

Record entry for Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

Projects ranging from a skate park and a farm bridge to multi-million dollar power station and expressway projects are among finalists in the 2014 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. Read more »

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