Archive for December, 2018

Police investigate injuries to baby boy

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner, Tauranga CIB:

Police in Tauranga are investigating an incident at Welcome Bay in which a three and a half week old baby boy suffered serious injuries. Read more »

Police appeal for information in Otara incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Kevin Tiernan, Counties Manukau Police:

Police are seeking to locate Corey Jermaine Anderson, 23, in relation to a shooting incident in Otara on Sunday morning. Read more »

Police remind motorway users about safety this New Year’s

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and the NZ Transport Agency are reminding motorists to not stop on the Auckland Harbour Bridge to watch fireworks this New Year’s Eve. Read more »

Ex-Drinkers Celebrate Sobriety in Open AA Public Meeting

Press Release – Alcoholics Anonymous

All members of the public are invited to an ‘open public meeting’ being held on the evening of Saturday 19 January at the Ellerslie Event Centre in Auckland from 7:30pm – 9:00pm. Read more »

New Year Honours List 2019

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Year Honours List 2019
Monday, 31 December 2018

The New Zealand Order of Merit

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: Read more »

Ngā mihi o te tau hou, Happy New Year

Press Release – MetService

It is the last day of 2018, a time for celebration, relaxation, reflection and maybe a resolution or two. Read more »

A New Year’s resolution worth keeping

Press Release – YMCA Auckland

With the turn of a new year comes promises from many to reinvent, refresh and renew with a set of personal goals. For a New Year’s resolution with sticking power, YMCA is offering up a “two birds, one stone” solution worth keeping. Read more »

Auckland ready to take wins into 2019 against Canterbury

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

The Auckland Aces and Hearts are looking to welcome the new year with a win when they face the Canterbury Magicians and Kings at Eden Park Outer Oval tomorrow. Read more »

UPDATE – Police incident in Otara

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Kevin Tiernan, Counties Manukau Police:

Police have located the purple Audi sought in connection with a shooting incident in Otara yesterday. Read more »

UPDATE – Police incident in Otara

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Kevin Tiernan:
Police are continuing with the investigation into a shooting in Otara and are pursuing strong lines of enquiry. Read more »

Progressive alternatives needed as failed TPPA model enters

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

‘The Labour-New Zealand First government will be hoping that New Zealanders have got short memories as it celebrates the entry into force of the rebranded Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, minus the United States,’ says University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey. Read more »

New Year Celebrations

Press Release – MetService

As the 2018 draws to a close, Metservice forecasters are keeping a sharp eye out for best places to ring in the New Year. Read more »

UPDATE 2 – search at Huia, Waitakere, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Police search for the missing 16-year-old swimmer at Whatipu Beach resumed this morning, however the shoreline search has been called off for now. Read more »

Police at incident in Otara

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police at incident in Otara”

Police received reports of a shooting this morning on Waimate Street in Otara at about 10.35am Read more »

Boat fire near Waiheke Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police were informed around 7am this morning of a fire on board a boat in Hauraki Gulf about 40 metres from the beach at Hooks Bay. Read more »

Round 16 of Rhythm and Vines takes flight

Press Release – Rhythm and Vines

Nearly 20,000 eager R&V fans welcomed performances from the likes of Flight Facilities, Juice WRLD, Duke Dumont, Sonny Fodera and more, as the world famous New Year’s festival kicked into action. Read more »

UPDATE- search at Huia, Waitakere, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The search for a missing 16-year-old swimmer at Whatipu Beach will resume again at 8.30am.

Emergency services were notified at 1.30pm yesterday that a teen had entered the water and not come out. Read more »

UPDATE: Water rescue at Huia, Waitakere region

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The search for a missing 16-year-old swimmer at Whatipu Beach has been suspended for the day.

Emergency services were notified at 1.30pm that the teen had entered the water and not come out. Read more »

Water rescue at Huia, Waitakere region

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and emergency services are responding to reports of a swimmer missing at Whatipu Beach, near Auckland this afternoon. Read more »

Social crisis worsens under Labour Party-led government

Article – Socialist Equality Group

When the Labour Party-led government was installed in October 2017, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared that her priority would be to turn around homelessness and child poverty figures. Deputy Prime Minister and NZ First leader Winston Peters promised to restore “capitalism’s human face.” Read more »

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