Archive for March, 2017

Supercity’s water use super low on Saturday

Press Release – Watercare Services

Supercity’s water use super low on Saturday

Sunday 26 March

Auckland only used 386 million litres of water yesterday [Saturday 25 March] – the supercity’s lowest consumption day for the year to date. Watercare says this is a fabulous result and would like to thank the community for their ongoing support. Read more »

Call goes out for last minute submissions on council budget

Press Release – Rodney First

Call goes out for last minute submissions on council budget

Local representatives for one of Auckland’s fastest growing areas say public feedback on Auckland Council’s draft 2017/18 Annual Budget is critical, but time is running out with submissions regionwide closing at 4.00pm, Monday 27 March. Read more »

Q+A: Economist Rodney Jones interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Economist Rodney Jones interviewed by Corin Dann
Beijing based, NZ economist Rodney Jones – urges a ‘careful’ approach to China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy Read more »

Record level of investors as first homebuyers squeezed out

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Record level of investors as first homebuyers squeezed out of Auckland

Latest CoreLogic data shows investors accounted for a record 44% of Auckland house sales in the first quarter of 2017 while first homebuyers’ market share fell to just 19%, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

National and Maori Party to carve up playgrounds

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

26 March 2017
National and Maori Party to carve up playgrounds

The Labour Party remains resolute that Auckland’s parks and playgrounds are not to be carved up for housing development and that Auckland’s public reserves remain public reserves, says Labour’s Maori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis Read more »

UPDATE 2 – Police search for missing Auckland woman

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE 2 – Police search for missing Auckland woman, Kim Bambus”

The search for missing Auckland woman Kim Bambus is continuing today in Piha. Read more »

Water consumption across the week signals ongoing support

Press Release – Watercare Services

Water consumption across the week signals ongoing support for Save 20 campaign

Over the past seven days [18-24 March], Auckland used an average of 404 million litres of water per day – within reaching distance of the water consumption target set by Watercare in the wake of the Tasman Tempest. Read more »

Update – Police search for missing Auckland woman

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Update – Police search for missing Auckland woman, Kim Bambus”
The search and rescue effort to locate 21-year-old Kim Bambus has been called off for the night and is set to resume in the morning. Read more »

Police searching for missing Auckland woman – Kim Bambus

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police searching for missing Auckland woman – Kim Bambus”
Police are looking for help from the public to locate missing Auckland woman Kim Bambus. Read more »

Rein in Population Growth says Outdoor Recreation Group

Press Release – Outdoor Recreation New Zealand

Rein in Population Growth says Outdoor Recreation Group

Reports that migration is being tipped to soon push New Zealand’s population to 5 million underlines the urgent need for a population control policy, says an outdoor recreation organisation. Read more »

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews James Shaw
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Ethical Investment in People And the Planet

Press Release – Robert Howell

PRESS RELEASE 24 MARCH 2017

Ethical Investment in People And the Planet-How to Get It Right? Read more »

Vehicle crash – Warkworth – Waitemata

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Vehicle crash – Warkworth – Waitemata”

A section of Great North Road, Warkworth is closed following a truck crash.

The crash happened just after 11.30am this morning when a truck crashed into a power pole. Read more »

Labour abandons Māori again

Press Release – The Maori Party

Labour abandons Māori again

The Māori Party says Labour has abandoned Māori again with their announcement today that the Labour Party will oppose the Point England Enabling Bill, which would allow Ngāti Paoa to regain ownership and control of significant customary land at Te Tauoma. Read more »

Te Anau Milford Highway crash

Press Release – Explorers Tourlines

MEDIA STATEMENT
Friday 24 March 2017
From Explorer Tourlines Ltd
Te Anau Milford Highway crash, Tuesday 21 March 2017
Presented at Press Conference held today 2pm at Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Thank you all for joining us this afternoon on short notice. Read more »

CBL to buy Affirmative for US$5.7M

Article – BusinessDesk

CBL to buy Affirmative for US$5.7M, gaining foothold in US insurance market

By Paul McBeth

March 24 (BusinessDesk) – CBL Corp wants to add US insurer Affirmative Direct Insurance Company in a US$5.7 million deal which would expand its global footprint to the world’s biggest economy. Read more »

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017

Press Release – Alliance Francaise

Auckland Press Release: Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017
Press release for 24 March, 2017

The 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival Announces Encore Screenings in Auckland
Following a successful run in Auckland, the Alliance Française French Film Festival have announced their 2017 encore screenings.
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Rock Lobster Industry Challenge Recreational Lobbyist

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Bay of Plenty Rock Lobster Industry Challenge Recreational Lobbyist

Commercial rock lobster fishermen in the Bay of Plenty (CRA 2) fishery are refuting statements made recently by Scott Macindoe of LegaSea, who claimed that “there are no crayfish” along North Island’s east coast. Read more »

Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 March 2017

Mayor welcomes report on light rail to airport

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed government and Council agreement on the need for light rail from the airport to city. Read more »

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford

Auckland Issues

MEDIA STATEMENT
24 March 2017

Time for National to stop putting the brakes on light rail Read more »

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