Archive for December, 2019

Politics in Full Sentences, 14 December 2019

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

We’re Number One

The left love to say we are lightly taxed compared with European welfare states. Read more »

New partnership to boost screen sector job opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni
Minister of Social Development

Hon Phil Twyford
Minister of Economic Development
14 December 2019

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO Read more »

UPDATE: Identification process for Whakaari / White Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“UPDATE: Identification process for Whakaari / White Island victims”

The bodies recovered from Whakaari / White Island have been taken to Auckland for the post mortem and disaster victim identification process. Read more »

Significant Milestone Reached for Kiwi Population

Press Release – Kiwis for Kiwi

Significant Milestone Reached for Kiwi Population

A significant milestone has been reached today in the bid to save kiwi from extinction. Read more »

Building a platform for the future of rail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building a platform for the future of rail

The Government has released its long term vision for a sustainable 21st Century rail network that gets our cities moving, connects our regions and gets more freight off the roads. Read more »

Six deceased recovered in Operation on Whakaari/White Island

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) recovered today the bodies of six people who tragically died in Monday’s eruption on Whakaari/White Island and will support efforts to recover the bodies of two others in the hope there is resolution for those families. Read more »

Waiheke Local Board welcomes HOP card decision

Press Release – Waiheke Local Board

Auckland Transport’s decision announced today is a very welcome Christmas bonus for residents for whom the Waiheke Local Board has been advocating for many months. Read more »

$10m revamp gives new lease of life to Heritage building

Press Release – Ranfurly Veterans Trust

The grand re-opening of the refurbished Ranfurly House in Three Kings, Auckland, was witnessed this afternoon by a gathering of veterans, service personnel, their families and Ranfurly Village residents. The historical celebration was officiated by the Minister for Veterans, Hon Ron Mark and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. Read more »

Auckland office and industrial markets remain tight

Press Release – JLL

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Auckland’s office and industrial markets remain tight but threat of over-supply looms over retail) Read more »

Simpler fares are coming to Auckland ferry services

Press Release – Auckland Transport

13 December 2019

Some good news for AT HOP users travelling on ferries. Integrated or simpler fares are being introduced for AT HOP ferry users across Auckland by April 2020. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay councils appoint regional procurement director

Press Release – Hastings District Council

December 13, 2019
A new Hawke’s Bay regional strategic procurement director has been appointed by the region’s five councils, the first such role to be created in the country. Read more »

Discounted electric-bikes offered to public sector workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Julie Anne Genter

Associate Minister of Transport

13 December 2019
MEDIA STATEMENT
Discounted electric bikes will be offered up to public sector staff across the country as part of the Government’s work to reduce transport emissions and support healthier transport options. Read more »

Hamilton part of bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

New Zealand Football and Football Federation Australia announced today they are jointly bidding to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Read more »

Timing right to borrow our way to a stronger economy

Press Release – Nikko AM

Timing right to borrow our way to a stronger economy in 2020

The Government’s announcement of its intent to invest significantly in the county’s infrastructure could turbo charge an economic recovery that was already showing positive signs for 2020, says Nikko AM NZ’s Head of Bonds and Currency, Fergus McDonald. Read more »

International Human Resources specialist to join Ballance

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

International Human Resources specialist to join Ballance Agri-Nutrients Lead Team
Ballance Agri-Nutrients is proud to announce that Jackie Rich, an internationally experienced human resources professional, has accepted the role of General Manager People and Capability. Read more »

TSG Appoints New CEO to Lead Company’s Asia Expansion

Press Release – TSG

• TSG anticipates major growth in the Japanese Health & Fitness market
• Tokyo Office is now open

AUCKLAND, December 13, 2019 – TSG, a leading provider of business management software, integrated payment solutions, and value-added services to the Health & Fitness and Childcare markets has appointed Olivier Vandercamme to the new position of CEO, Asia. Read more »

Dunedin a potential host city for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

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Dunedin a potential host city for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

(Dunedin, 13 December 2019): Dunedin has joined the Australia-New Zealand bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will arrive at FIFA headquarters in Zurich today. Read more »

Measles exposure on flights

Press Release – Hutt Valley DHB

Regional Public Health (RPH) is asking passengers on the flights listed below to check if they have been immunised for measles; Read more »

UPDATE 8: Whakaari / White Island

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Statement attributable to Deputy Commissioner John Tims, National Operations Commander

The six bodies recovered from Whakaari / White Island will shortly be returned to the mainland before being transferred to Auckland. Read more »

New Zealand’s leading international hockey facility opens

Press Release – NZTA

13 December 2019

New Zealand’s leading international hockey facility has opened today giving the fast growing sport a major boost. Read more »

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