Archive for June, 2019

Multi-Million Dollar Development Boosts Auckland Economy

Press Release – Nido

Multi-Million Dollar Development Boosts Auckland Economy

A multi-million dollar retail development has provided a significant boost to the local economy with suppliers running 24 hour shifts to manufacture materials for its construction. Read more »

HNZ tenants left behind by new home standards

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

HNZ tenants left behind by new home standards

The first part of the Government’s introduction of new standards for rental properties kicks in tomorrow. Read more »

A warmer week ahead

Press Release – MetService

A warmer week ahead

A high-pressure system has affected Aotearoa since Tuesday, leading to clear, calm days and cool nights for much of the country. This system moves to the east this week and directs a warmer northeast flow over New Zealand. Read more »

More petrol taxes to be piled on tomorrow

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

More petrol taxes to be piled on tomorrow

More pain at the pump will be felt tomorrow as the Government once again hits Kiwi families in the pocket with extra fuel taxes, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Celebrating Te Ao Māori at the 2019 Matariki Awards

Press Release – Maori Television Service

Celebrating Te Ao Māori at the 2019 Matariki Awards

Māori Television recognises ten deserving winners
Winners of the 2019 Matariki Awards were celebrated at the fourth annual ceremony which was broadcast live on Māori Television from Eden Park in Auckland tonight. Read more »

Homicide investigation launched – Auckland City

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Homicide investigation launched – Auckland City”

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Geoff Baber:

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 16-month-old child in Auckland City. Read more »

NZ Men’s Invitational Team Take Out Netball Series Final

Press Release – Netball NZ

NZ Men’s Invitational Team Take Out Cadbury Netball Series Final

29 June, 2019

The NZ Men’s Invitational team absorbed a tenacious challenge from the Silver Ferns before clinching the Cadbury Netball Series decider 66-54 in Auckland on Saturday. Read more »

Delays expected, Southern Motorway, Mount Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Delays expected, Southern Motorway, Mount Wellington, Auckland ”

Police received reports of a crash, involving multiple vehicles, on the Southern Motorway, Mount Wellington, around 3.30pm. Read more »

The Nation: Judith Collins

Press Release – The Nation

On Newshub Nation: Simon Shepherd interviews National Party Housing Spokesperson Judith Collins
Welcome back to our new series The Pitch, in which a member of the opposition sells their ideas in just five minutes. Read more »

Silver Ferns Defeat Fiji to Clinch Place in Final

Press Release – Netball NZ

Silver Ferns Defeat Fiji to Clinch Place in Cadbury Netball Series Final

28 June, 2019 Read more »

Appointing Henare to associate health role – updated

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Appointing Henare to associate health role: A “strategic decision” for Smokefree 2025 – updated
Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. Read more »

Retailers urged not to landfill leftover plastic bags

Press Release – Auckland Council

Retailers urged not to landfill leftover plastic bags

With the plastic bag ban coming into force on Monday, retailers are being urged not to landfill any leftover lightweight shopping bags. Read more »

Appointing Henare to associate health role

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Appointing Henare to associate health role: A “strategic decision” for Smokefree 2025
Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. Read more »

Te Matatini 2021 venue and dates announced

Press Release – Te Matatini Festival

Excitement is already building in Auckland with the announcement of New Zealand’s premier Kapa Haka festival Te Matatini to be held at Eden Park, 23-27 of February 2021. The biennial traditional Māori cultural arts festival is the pinnacle event for Māori performing arts, and Auckland city will host one of the most anticipated events on the Māori calendar. Read more »

No single-use plastic shopping bags from 1 July

Press Release – Auckland Council

Make sure you pack a reusable bag when leaving home to avoid being caught bagless as the ban on single-use plastic bags comes into effect on 1 July 2019. Read more »

Clive Nelson appointed new head of Heart Foundation

Press Release – The Heart Foundation

Media Release

28 June 2019
The Heart Foundation today announced the appointment of Clive Nelson as its new Chief Executive. Read more »

Waterview Connection has become a route of choice

Press Release – NZTA

28 June 2019

Waterview Connection has become a route of choice on Auckland’s network

Just over two million vehicles a month on average drive through the Waterview Connection, showing that in the two years since it opened, the twin tunnels have become a route of choice for Aucklanders traversing the city’s motorway network. Read more »

Grant Gillon and Danielle Grant Announce their Campaign

Press Release – More for the Shore

Grant Gillon and Danielle Grant have today launched an exciting, strong new team to represent the North Shore in Auckland Council. Read more »

Seeking LGNZ Support for Berm Parking Ban

Press Release – Cathy Casey

A solution to the illegal berm parking that has plagued the Albert-Eden-Roskill ward in recent years could be close if Local Government New Zealand supports an Auckland Council remit at its annual conference next week. Read more »

Council demands action on state highway safety improvements

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Horowhenua District Council is calling on New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to take urgent action to address safety issues on stretches of State Highway 1 and State Highway 57 that run through the district. Read more »

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