Archive for March, 2019

Man charged in relation to Kaipara crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Man charged in relation to Kaipara crash”

Attributable to Detective Sergeant David Hamilton:

A man is due in North Shore District Court tomorrow in relation to a crash which killed two people in Kaipara District last night. Read more »

Short Dose of Heavy Rain Set to Add to Deluge

Press Release – MetService

Short Dose of Heavy Rain Set to Add to the Huge West Coast Accumulations recorded last week
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UPDATE: Kaipara crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE: Kaipara crash”

Two people have died after a crash on SH 1, Topuni, Kaipara last night.

The crash was reported to Police at about 8:50pm. Read more »

Have you seen Gary Gao?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Have you seen Gary Gao?”

Counties Manukau Police are seeking any sightings of Chunji Gao, known as Gary Gao. Read more »

Free Speech

Press Release – New Conservative

In this new environment of highly manipulated fear, free speech is again coming under focused attack, and our overall freedom now trembles. Read more »

Sky Tower goes dark for Earth Hour

Press Release – SKYCITY

The Sky Tower will be one of the first monuments in the world to ‘go dark’ tonight for Earth Hour. From 8.30pm – 9.30pm, the lights will go off in support of this global initiative that shines a light on climate change. Read more »

Brian Mills appointed to ARL Board

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League has today confirmed Brian Mills has been appointed to the Board as an independent director.

The announcement was made at the ARL’s 109th annual general meeting and comes almost 12 months to the day after Mills was awarded life membership to the ARL. Read more »

The Nation: Public health expert, Sir David Skegg

Press Release – The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews public health expert, Sir David Skegg
Simon Shepherd: Welcome back. Read more »

Transformational developers sought for central Takapuna

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

Transformational developers sought for central Takapuna

Formal expressions of interest are now open for transformational developers to partner with council organisation Panuku Development Auckland to deliver a high-quality mixed-use precinct in central Takapuna. Read more »

CORRECT: NZ residential building consents boosted

Article – BusinessDesk

CORRECT: NZ residential building consents boosted by planned apartments in Feb
(Fixes size of percentage increase in 3rd paragraph) Read more »

New e-scooter trial begins on Monday

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are beginning a new shared e-scooter trial from Monday, 1 April 2019.

The new trial builds on the current trial that ends on 31 March 2019, with new licence conditions for operators. The trial will be for seven months, until 31 October 2019. Read more »

New e-scooter trial begins on Monday

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Council and Auckland Transport are beginning a new shared e-scooter trial from Monday, 1 April 2019.

The new trial builds on the current trial that ends on 31 March 2019, with new licence conditions for operators. The trial will be for seven months, until 31 October 2019. Read more »

Thames recognises home-grown WWII hero Sir Keith Park

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Sir Keith Park led Britain’s main air defence forces against Germany’s Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain in World War II, saving the country from a looming land invasion, and now he is to be memorialised with a bronze statue in his hometown – Thames. Read more »

You Are Us Auckland Concert SOLD OUT, Christchurch to come

Press Release – Mushroom Group

The You Are Us/Aroha Nui Auckland concert on Saturday 13th April at Spark Arena which went on sale at midday yesterday has just sold out! Read more »

Rd 2 Crown Lift Trucks Fox Championship Qualifiers

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Former New Zealand Kiwis head coach Brian McClennan makes his return to the Auckland coaching scene this Saturday, with his Hibiscus Coast Raiders playing host to the Te Atatu Roosters. Read more »

merlot.aero recognised as ‘Most Innovative’

Press Release – merlot.aero

. merlot.aero is honored to receive the International Air Transport New 2019 award for ‘Most Innovative Airline Software Company’. Read more »

CPAG presents: Measuring deprivation in New Zealand

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

CPAG presents: Measuring deprivation in New Zealand – Otago and Canterbury

Source: Child Poverty Action Group

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NZ residential building consents boosted in Feb

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents boosted by planned apartments in Feb
By Paul McBeth

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents were boosted by a glut of planned Auckland apartments last month, hitting a record for a February month. Read more »

Consumers say, ‘I’m alright, Jack’, despite business gloom

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – Even as businesses grow ever more gloomy, consumers are feeling not too bad.

The latest ANZ-Roy Morgan survey of consumers rose a point to 121.8 in March, well above the neutral 100 point level and about average. Read more »

SkyCity’s A$188M sale of Darwin casino goes unconditional

Article – BusinessDesk

By Paul McBeth

March 29 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group has wrapped up the A$188 million sale of its Darwin casino to US hospitality company Delaware North. Read more »

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