Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Truck breakdown – Southern motorway – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Truck breakdown – Southern motorway – Counties Manukau”

A truck breakdown is blocking the left (northbound) lane of the southern motorway (near the Papakura on-ramp). Read more »

NZME To Deliver Unprecedented Digital Election Coverage

Press Release – NZME.

NZME To Deliver New Zealand Unprecedented Digital Election Coverage

Friday, 22 September 2017 – NZME continues to raise the standard of news and current affairs in New Zealand with its planned 2017 Election Night Live coverage. Embarking on what’s been described as “the most ambitious and large-scale digital-only live election broadcast” in New Zealand history. Read more »

What Young Voters Expect From These Elections

Article – Rachel Pommeyrol

What Young Voters Expect From These Elections

Young voters have been a huge issue during this general elections, in which enrolled 18-24 year-olds represent over 338 000 potential votes. Read more »

Conservation group “brings wilderness to the big smoke”

Press Release – Enjoy Not Destroy

Conservation campaign group “brings wilderness to the big smoke”

22 September, 2017

New conservation campaign group Enjoy Not Destroy expects large turnout for their campaign launch party in Grey Lynn, Auckland tonight, featuring some of Auckland’s finest in alternative music. Read more »

More Transport Officers for Auckland’s trains

Press Release – Auckland Transport

More Transport Officers for Auckland’s trains

Auckland Transport is aiming to employ more than 200 Transport Officers. Read more »

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins
Minister of Energy and Resources
22 September 2017

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption Read more »

Auckland Overnight Motorway Closures 24 – 30 September 2017

Press Release – NZ Transport

Overnight motorway closures 24 – 30 September 2017

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 29 September 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

The Fraud of Labour’s “Free Education” Policy

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

The fraud of Labour’s “free education” policy

One of the New Zealand Labour Party’s main promises for this Saturday’s national election, printed on flyers sent to homes throughout the country, is to “introduce three years’ free university or trade education.” Read more »

Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Press Release – Green Party

22 September 2017

Collins must release new report on pipeline vulnerability

Judith Collins should release a new report, that had been due to come out this week, showing what the Government knew about the vulnerability of the fuel pipeline into Auckland, the Green Party said today. Read more »

An open letter to the new Government

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

22nd September 2017
AUCKLAND CITY MISSION MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

An open letter to the new Government, ahead of tomorrow’s election Read more »

Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Regional Council

22 September 2017

Air Curtain to Improve Water Quality
An air curtain is being trialled in Waikōpiro Lake at Tūtira this summer as work continues towards improving the water quality in the area. Read more »

Workplace incident, Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Workplace incident, Mangere

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Matt Child, Counties Manukau Police: Read more »

Pipeline rupture update #05

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Pipeline rupture update #05

Northland Regional Council position 0900hrs Friday 22 Sept

• Council staff plan to inspect/sample the spill site/surrounding area again today (Fri 22/09) and as/if required over the weekend Read more »

New Government should look to skills

Press Release – Business New Zealand

New Government should look to skills

BusinessNZ wants to see New Zealand’s new Government focus harder on skill shortages. Read more »

Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins

Minister of Energy and Resources

21 September 2017
Media Statement
Update on Marsden Point pipeline disruption
Progress on the pipeline repair, Read more »

Update Eight: Auckland fuel supply issue

Press Release – Air New Zealand Public Affairs

Update Eight: Auckland fuel supply issue

Air New Zealand is expecting to operate its regular scheduletomorrow with no fuel related cancellations. Read more »

Canterbury disaster response knowledge shared

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury disaster response knowledge shared with ASEAN nations

The University of Canterbury’s extensive emergency response leadership expertise is being shared internationally with a group of Southeast Asian disaster management experts. Read more »

Qantas “fuel mules” top up Jetstar and Qantas aircraft

Press Release – Qantas

Qantas “fuel mules” top up Jetstar and Qantas aircraft at Auckland airport
Please see comments below which can be attributed to a Qantas Spokesperson
• Overnight, Qantas operated a Boeing 747-400 and Airbus A330 into Auckland carrying aviation fuel to help top up Jetstar and Qantas aircraft at Auckland airport. Read more »

Auckland Council drives value for money programme

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council drives value for money programme

In March 2017 the Finance and Planning Committee approved a three year programme to review effectiveness and value for money across the major activity and service lines of the Auckland Council Group, Read more »

ACT will declare Housing State of Emergency

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT will declare Housing State of Emergency

ACT will insist the next government declare a Housing State of Emergency in Auckland to allow the building of new homes within the first 100 days, leader David Seymour said today. Read more »

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