Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Auckland Council to Sell Pukekohe Site

Press Release – Bayleys

AUCKLAND COUNCIL TO SELL PUKEKOHE SITE

A big block of land next to Pukekohe train station has been put up for sale for redevelopment by Auckland Council. Read more »

From dancing to dirty at Mt Smart Stadium

Press Release – Regional Facilities Auckland

Two major events at Mt Smart Stadium couldn’t be more different, yet the same Regional Facilities Auckland team has worked on both and is set to host tens of thousands of thrill-seeking fans this weekend. Read more »

Call for an Investigation into Environmental Catastrophe

Press Release – Flora and Fauna of Aotearoa

Press Release – Flora and Fauna of Aoteaora and Clean Green New Zealand Trust Friday 15th November

Call for an Independent Investigation into the New Zealand Environmental Catastrophe
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Exciting Challenge Ahead for Developing Young Athletes

Press Release – Netball NZ

15 November, 2019

Netball New Zealand’s Emerging Talent selectors will be out in force at next year’s National Development Camp as they continue to profile the country’s next generation of netballers. Read more »

Labour goes back to the future on asset sales

Press Release – Social Credit

15.11.19

The party that sold off the BNZ, NZ Rail, Petrocorp, Postbank, the Shipping Corporation, Air New Zealand, the State Insurance Office, the Tourist Hotel Corporation and a host of other New Zealand assets is at it again – with the assistance of its coalition partners NZ First and the Greens. Read more »

More Coloured Recycling Bins to the Regions

Press Release – The Packaging Forum

15 November 2019

The campaign to take more colour coded bins into the regions has been developed by The Packaging Forum which promotes recycling under the Government’s Love NZ brand and The Auckland Litter Prevention Steering Group which manages the Be a Tidy Kiwi brand. The campaign is also supported by many councils around the country and the New Zealand Transport Agency and KiwiRail. Read more »

National Period Hui Addresses All Types of Period Poverty

Press Release – The Period Place

32 academics, nurses, activists, product makers, volunteers, community groups and associations came together in Auckland’s Ellen Melville Centre to share knowledge and first-hand accounts of growing period poverty in Aotearoa, on Saturday 2 November, at the inaugural Aotearoa Period Hui, brought together by The Period Place. Read more »

More frontline biosecurity officers protecting NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Another 51 quarantine officers and four new biosecurity detector dog teams will help protect New Zealand from invasive pests and diseases this summer, says Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor. Read more »

KickStart Breakfast programme reaches 10-year milestone

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

The KickStart Breakfast programme will tomorrow celebrate 10-years as the only national breakfast programme of its kind in Aotearoa, serving more than 30 million breakfasts since 2009. Read more »

Ōwairaka / Mount Albert Trees

Press Release – Tupuna Maunga Authority

14 November 2019
The Tūpuna Maunga Authority continues to work towards delivering the plan for the ecological restoration of Ōwairaka / Mount Albert, which includes the
removal of 345 exotic trees and the planting of 13,000 new native trees and shrubs. Read more »

Royal Commission welcomes new Chairperson

Press Release – Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry

Abuse in Care Inquiry media release
Royal Commission welcomes new Chairperson
14 November

The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry welcomes Judge Coral Shaw as its new Chairperson to lead it through the delivery phase of the Inquiry. Read more »

Better mental health facilities for Palmerston North

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister
Hon Dr David Clark
Minister of Health
14 November 2019
PĀNUI PĀPĀHO
MEDIA STATEMENT Read more »

IPCA releases reports on the unlawful detention of teenager

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

IPCA releases reports on the unlawful detention of a teenager and other misconduct by a senior Police officer Read more »

Santa makes a popular comeback to Lower Hutt

Press Release – DestinationHutt

After the ‘mysterious’ disappearance of Christmas in the Park from the region a few years ago, charitable trust DestinationHutt had an opportunity to revive the popular event and did so this year. Read more »

Measles cases on two Samoa to Auckland flights

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of passengers with measles on two flights from Samoa to Auckland last weekend. Read more »

Customs cracks down on tobacco smuggling

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Customs is warning travellers against carrying undeclared tobacco on behalf of others, after a series of search warrants were executed in Auckland today, and a mother and her adult son arrested. Read more »

Extensions must be across all responses to mosque attack

Press Release – NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The extension of the Royal Commission report to 30 April 2020 means all other government responses to the mosque attack should be equally delayed, according to the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO). Read more »

Speaker takes Parliament to New Plymouth

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

Speaker of the House Rt Hon Trevor Mallard is leading a delegation on Parliament’s Outreach programme to New Plymouth this Friday 15 November. Read more »

The Men’s Christmas Gift and Beer Fair

Press Release – Beer Jerk

Who: Beer Jerk
What: Christmas Gift and Beer Fair
Where: The Fridge & Flagon – 2/2 Shaddock St, Eden Terrace, Auckland
When: Saturday 23rd November from 12pm – 6pm.
Why: Great gifts from artisan suppliers tailored towards men. Read more »

Starship supporter partnership realises IdealCup mission

Press Release – IdealCup

New Zealand reusable cup company IdealCup has announced its new long-term supporter partnership with the Starship Foundation. Read more »

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