Archive for September, 2019

Death following serious motorcycle crash at Moerewa

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Death following serious motorcycle crash at Moerewa”

A man has died following a serious crash on State Highway 1 near Moerewa this afternoon. Read more »

UPDATE: E-scooter incident, central Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE: E-scooter incident, central Auckland ”

Police can confirm a 23-year-old man has passed away following an incident involving an e-scooter in central Auckland on Monday 16 September. Read more »

Katherine Jenkins Reschedules New Zealand Tour

Press Release – NikNak Media

Multi-Award Winning Soprano Katherine Jenkins Reschedules New Zealand Tour Dates & Hints at New Music Coming Soon

Having announced her New Zealand theatre tour earlier in the year, multi-award winning performer Katherine Jenkins has today announced a reschedule for all upcoming tour dates, and teased new music with a new record in the works. Read more »

Time for congestion pricing has come – NZIER

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Options being considered to fund transport development in Auckland and ease road congestion need to be part of a consistent framework that can be applied in other parts of the country, the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research says. Read more »

Final update: Police Operation in Grey Lynn

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Sergeant Martin Friend, Auckland City CIB:

Police have now left a Grey Lynn address following the execution of a search warrant. Read more »

Commission to appeal Steel & Tube sentence

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commission has today filed an application for permission to appeal against the sentence imposed on Steel and Tube Holdings Limited (Steel & Tube) for false and misleading representations about steel mesh products. Read more »

Four new economic partnerships signed with Japan

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern welcomed the signing of four new innovation partnerships between New Zealand and Japanese entities today after speaking at a business luncheon in Tokyo aimed at increasing investment in New Zealand. Read more »

Councils sparring for voters in video Vote Off

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Councils around the country are going head to head in a bid to lift voter turnout in this year’s local government elections. Read more »

Prime Minister’s speech to Japanese business lunch

Speech – New Zealand Government

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā iwi, e ngā rau rangatira mā

Tēnā koutou katoa

Konnichi wa

Thank you for coming along today. It is an honour to be here and a pleasure to be back in Japan. Read more »

Police and services dogs compete for national honours

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Paws, pride and professionalism are on the line next week when 23 Police and Services dog teams compete against each other for national titles. Read more »

Police operation – Grey Lynn

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Sergeant Martin Friend, Auckland City CIB:

Auckland City Police are currently undertaking a pre-planned search warrant on Sussex Street in Grey Lynn. Read more »

Reade appointed new CEO at Northland Inc

Press Release – Northland Inc

Northland Inc today (Friday) announced the appointment of Murray Reade as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Kawakawa-born Reade, who was most recently CEO of the Lion Foundation in Auckland, will take up his new role at the Regional Economic Development Agency in mid-October. Read more »

Colliers defends KiwiBuild as ‘far from a colossal failure’

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – KiwiBuild is “far from the colossal failure its political opponents have portrayed it to be,” says prominent real estate agent Colliers. Read more »

DHL Express announces annual price adjustments for 2020

Press Release – DHL Express NZ

DHL Express announces annual price adjustments for 2020 in New Zealand

Average rate increase of 4.9% effective January 1, 2020 Read more »

District Court Addresses Remand Prisoners Sentencing Delays

Press Release – Office of the Chief District Court Judge

The District Court has taken steps to address the high number of prisoners awaiting sentence.

The Acting Chief District Court Judge, Judge John Walker, says with the support of the Ministry of Justice and Corrections, he started working on measures some weeks ago to address the issue. Read more »

Gull confirms it will hold fuel price over weekend

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Auckland, 20 September 2019 – Gull confirmed today that it would hold fuel prices at all its company-controlled fuel outlets through this coming weekend. Read more »

Auckland Diwali Festival shines bright this October

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

The vibrant, festive colours of Diwali will light up four Auckland landmarks next month, in celebration of the 18th Auckland Diwali Festival. Read more »

Measles case on Auckland-Perth-Auckland flights

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a case of measles in a New Zealand passenger who flew between Auckland and Perth earlier this month. The person did not know they had measles at the time. Read more »

Net Zero New Zealand: The Emissions Workshop

Press Release – Freeman

The conversation surrounding carbon emissions has never been more prevalent as more and more organisations start the transition towards a Net Zero New Zealand. Read more »

Larger class sizes under Labour

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

News that half the schools in Auckland are getting fewer teachers at a time of rapid population growth is unbelievable, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

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