Archive for June, 2018

Transport GPS welcome but New Zealand falling further behind

Press Release – Infrastructure NZ

“The Government’s Policy Statement on Transport confirms record investment over the next decade, but with capital investment levels half what they are in Australia, ongoing congestion, housing unaffordability and constrained economic growth will continue,” says Stephen Selwood CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand. Read more »

Govt confirms raid on regions to pay for Akl trams

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Jami-Lee Ross – Transport

28 June 2018
The release of the Government’s transport policy confirms its intention to rip $5 billion out of regional state highways so that it can fund tram projects in Auckland, National’s Transport spokesperson Jami-Lee Ross says. Read more »

Road User Charges increase to cost consumers

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

The reality of the increase in Road User Charges (RUC’s) announced by the Government is that it is consumers who will end up paying, says Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley. Read more »

Campaign to Fix Council Funding

Press Release – Local Government Business Forum

Local Government Business Forum
28 June 2018
Despite 10 years of debate and numerous reports, the issue of future local government funding still has to be addressed. Read more »

Govt considers special interest rates

Article – BusinessDesk

Govt considers special interest rates for property developers to build infrastructure

By Sophie Boot

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – The government is looking at giving commercial property developers access to finance at low interest rates if they build vital infrastructure to support new homes, says housing and urban development minister Phil Twyford. Read more »

GPS 2018 gives green light to SkyPath + SeaPath

Press Release – SkyPath

The Government Policy Statement released today specifically includes the SkyPath and SeaPath projects, which deliver the “critical missing links in the urban cycle network in areas of high demand… ….between Auckland’s North Shore and City Centre”. [Page 17] Read more »

Bell Gully welcomes two new senior associates

Press Release – Bell Gully

Press release – 28 June 2018

Bell Gully has further strengthened the senior ranks of its corporate and resource management teams with the appointment of two new senior associates, Read more »

Transport infrastructure plan backs businesses to grow

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Grant Robertson

Minister of Finance


28 June 2018

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO Read more »

Cyclists welcome record investment in safe transport

Press Release – Cycling Action Network

28 June 2018

Cyclists welcome record investment in safe and sustainable transport

Cycling advocates say the new transport budget is good news for safer roads. Read more »

Record transport investment to grow the economy

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Phil Twyford

Minister for Transport
28 June 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT
EMBARGOED UNTIL 2.30PM THURSDAY 28 JUNE Read more »

Parents Centre NZ supports ‘Sleep on Side’ Campaign

Press Release – Parents Centre

28 June 2018
Parents Centre NZ supports ‘Sleep on Side When Baby’s Inside’ Campaign

“All babies are precious and anything we can do to help have a positive influence on their outcome, is a privilege to be part of”, says Liz Pearce, Parent Education and Operations Manager at Parents Centres New Zealand who was involved in the working group to promote the Sleep on Side when inside campaign. Read more »

Shameless Twyford reannounces National’s plans

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Judith Collins – Housing and Urban Development

28 June 2018
Not only is KiwiBuild no longer ‘Kiwi’, but it appears the ‘Build’ isn’t really happening either with Housing Minister Phil Twyford simply putting KiwiBuild stamps on houses that were built under the previous Government, National’s Housing spokesperson Judith Collins says. Read more »

New Talisman Gold Mines retracts results of scoping study

Article – BusinessDesk

New Talisman Gold Mines retracts results of scoping study at request of ASX

By Margreet Dietz

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland-based New Talisman Gold Mines retracted a release of the results of a scoping study on its Talisman gold project at the request of the Australian Securities Exchange because it lacked support from an independent technical report. Read more »

Sayers and Stewart against Auckland Council 10 Year Budget

Press Release – Greg Sayers

Today Cr Greg Sayers from Rodney and Cr Sharon Stewart representing Howick voted against the Auckland Council 10 Year Budget. Read more »

Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards for Māori Nurses launched

Press Release – PHARMAC

Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards for Māori Nurses launched Read more »

Kiwi jobseekers becoming more impatient during recruitment

Press Release – Robert Half

June 2018

Kiwi jobseekers becoming more impatient during recruitment process

• 82% of New Zealand CFOs say candidates have become less willing to wait to find out if they got the job compared to 12 months ago. Read more »

Exploring The Fiery Wahine of Our Past

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Theatrical Tale That Explores The Fiery Wahine of Our Past Returns for a Seven Centre Tour!

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Corrections Minister opens new learning centre for training

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Kelvin Davis

Minister of Corrections
28 June 2018

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO

MEDIA STATEMENT

Corrections Minister opens new learning centre for training and safety
Corrections has invested $5.3 million in new National Learning Centre
Provides accommodation Read more »

Auckland embarks on largest infrastructure build ever

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council today struck its 10-year Budget, beginning a decade of transformational infrastructure investment that will improve Auckland’s transport network, support the provision of housing and enhance our environment. Read more »

Government must act on Primary Industry inaction

Press Release – LegaSea

28 June 2018
After years of Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) inaction over fishing regulation breaches, over-fishing, fish dumping and more, now it appears MPI has been asleep at the wheel on land as well. Read more »

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