Archive for October, 2018

Altherm JCR Yamaha dominates Taupo MX Fest

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

A safe and sensible approach proved to be a winning strategy for Kayne Lamont at the weekend’s big annual MX Fest motocross extravaganza in Taupo. Read more »

National bus strike Tuesday: Drivers call for new standards

Press Release – First Union

Around a hundred drivers will take strike and picket action in Auckland while another hundred will strike and picket in the Waikato. Meanwhile bus drivers in Wellington will begin their indefinite strike on the same day (Tuesday, 23rd October). Read more »

Trade strategy hui attracts 17,000 online viewers

Press Release – University of Auckland

This week’s hui on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like at Auckland University’s Fale Pasifika attracted a remarkable 16,831 pageviews over the two days of live-streaming, according to the hui’s main organiser law professor Jane Kelsey. Read more »

Vector Lights for World Energy Day

Press Release – Vector

Vector Lights on Auckland Harbour Bridge will celebrate World Energy Day with a dynamic light show charting the history of New Zealand’s energy use – and our ongoing progress towards a net zero carbon future by 2050.
Every year on October 22, World Energy Day is celebrated around the globe to raise awareness of energy challenges and promote sustainable access to energy for all nations and people. Read more »

Antibiotics, advice after meningococcal death

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Public health provides antibiotics, advice after meningococcal death following camp
Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has sent staff to a Motutapu Island camp to provide protective antibiotics and assess the risk to others after a young man attending the camp died from suspected meningococcal disease last night in Auckland City Hospital. Read more »

Diversions in place following serious crash in Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Diversions in place following serious crash in Northland”

State Highway 1 is closed at Moerewa following a serious two car crash at approximately 7:30pm. Read more »

Fatal crash Great South Road, Wiri

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal crash Great South Road, Wiri”

Police are at the scene of a fatal crash on Great South Road, Wiri, Auckland.

Emergency services were called to the three car crash between Kerrs and Browns Roads at around 4:10pm. Read more »

Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israel

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network

MEDIA RELEASE 21.10.2018

PALESTINE SOLIDARITY NETWORK

Vector Should Pull Out of Investment Deal with Israeli Weapons Providers Read more »

On the National Party donations scandal

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

On the National Party donations scandal

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
20 October 2018, original url http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/10/20/newz-o20.html Read more »

Jane Doe finally makes it’s Wellington premiere

Press Release – Zanetti Productions

Zanetti Productions presents
JANE DOE
Written and Directed by Eleanor Bishop Read more »

Barnett’s “foolish” statement laughable

Press Release – Social Credit

Barnett’s “foolish” statement laughable

Chris Leitch, Leader, Social Credit
The statement from Auckland Chamber of Commerce head Michael Barnett that “being afraid of where the money comes from [for the Penlink project] to my mind is foolish” is laughable if only it wasn’t so tragic. Read more »

The Nation: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Press Release – The Nation

Emma Jolliff interviews Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Emma Jolliff: Dozens of infringements and hundreds of warning letters have been sent to farmers who still aren’t complying with rules around cattle movements as MPI works to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis. Read more »

Tenants and landlords understanding each other

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

Tenants and landlords understanding each other. A media release from the NZ Property Investors’ Federation Read more »

Field Complete for Inaugural Wheelchair Category at Marathon

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

Field Complete for Inaugural Wheelchair Category at ASB Auckland Marathon

The inaugural wheelchair race at the ASB Auckland Marathon includes a who’s who of the country’s leading male and female wheelchair athletes, Read more »

EQUESTRIAN – Tootill Takes WC Opener

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

EQUESTRIAN – Tootill Takes WC Opener

Lily Tootill and Ulysses NZPH have laid down the challenge for the rest of the nation’s top jumpers who are keen to chase honours in the New Zealand World Cup League which got underway this afternoon at the Hawke’s Bay Royal A&P Show in Hastings.
Read more »

Thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs

Press Release – ASB Bank

Thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs with ASB at Diwali

ASB is inviting New Zealanders to hunt, snap and win at this year’s Auckland Diwali festival with thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs, including a corporate box at Eden Park for a summer event. Read more »

Two men arrested following fleeing driver incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Two men arrested following fleeing driver incident across Auckland “

Attribute to Superintendent Tusha Penny, Waitemata District Commander: Read more »

Auckland fleeing driver incident – update Friday afternoon

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can now advise that the several Police scenes which were locked down this afternoon throughout Auckland have now been cleared. Read more »

Auckland economic development projects rewarded

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland economic development projects rewarded for making positive impact

Auckland has been recognised for its impactful economic development projects, winning New Zealand accolades for its Tripartite Business Programme and Māori Innovation Challenge, DIGMYIDEA. Read more »

International accolades for Regional Council

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

19 October 2018

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s work in developing an innovative risk-based planning approach for natural hazards has received international recognition, winning the Commonwealth Association of Planners Outstanding Planning Achievement Award. Read more »

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