Archive for the 'Politics' Category

$120k to fund social enterprise projects for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye

Minister for Youth

4 September 2015
$120k to fund social enterprise projects for young people

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that a further $120,000 is available to young entrepreneurs under the Opportunities for Young People fund. Read more »

New Zealand Mayors to seek increase in refugee quota

Press Release – Wellington City Council

News Release
4 September 2015

New Zealand Mayors to seek increase in refugee quota

New Zealand Mayors will be asking Prime Minister John Key to double the quota for refugees. Read more »

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley as new Chief Executive Officer

Clive Manley has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ruapehu District Council (RDC), following an extensive recruitment process. Read more »

Bay apprentice wins top award

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Bay apprentice wins top award

Building apprentice Jamie Russell has been named the Bay of Plenty Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Absconder sought

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Absconder sought


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Commissioner Acknowledges Retiring Solicitor-General

Press Release – State Services Commission

STATE SERVICES COMMISSION MEDIA RELEASE

3 September 2015

State Services Commissioner Acknowledges Retiring Solicitor-General Read more »

International rowing crews arrive this weekend

Press Release – U Leisure

For Immediate Release

3 September 2015

International rowing crews arrive this weekend to prepare for Hamilton’s Gallagher Great Race Read more »

South Auckland young dads release music single & video

Press Release – IOSIS Family Systems

Media release for immediate release

South Auckland young dads release music single & video about fatherhood

Participants in a South Auckland programme for young fathers (Boyz II MenD) have written and recorded a song and music video about their fatherhood experiences. The song ‘Family Love’ and music video will be released free to the public on Father’s Day, 6 September 2015.* Read more »

Goldsmith Update: September 2015

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Hon Paul Goldsmith
National List MP based in Epsom

Of the economic data coming out this week, the one that caught my eye was the figure showing house construction in Auckland is strong, with more than a thousand building consents approved in July—the highest monthly total in a decade. Read more »

Four males arrested following vicious assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Four males arrested following vicious assault
Counties Manukau Police would like to thank members of the Otara Community whose information was vital to the arrest of four males, allegedly involved in a vicious assault. Read more »

Commission urges Kiwis to stand up for refugees

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Human Rights Commission urges Kiwis to have the courage to stand up for refugees
The Human Rights Commission is urging New Zealanders to open our hearts and minds to the plight of millions of people fleeing for their lives as the global refugee crisis worsens. Read more »

Solicitor-General to Step Down

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Christopher Finlayson

Attorney-General
3 September 2015 Media Statement
Solicitor-General to Step Down Read more »

More housing humiliation for Nick Smith

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Housing Spokesperson

3 September 2015

More housing humiliation for Nick Smith

Nick Smith has been completely humiliated once again – this time by Ngāti Whātua who have used his blunders to their full advantage to extract an excellent deal for Aucklanders that the minister would never have developed himself, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Crown land agreement to boost social housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Paula Bennett
Minister for Social Housing
3 September 2015
Crown land agreement to boost social housing

Ensuring housing developed on Crown land in Auckland includes provision for social housing will ensure more vulnerable New Zealanders can get access to warm, modern properties, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

New Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel established

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

3 September 2015

New Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel established

The Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel has now been formally established, giving Auckland’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (GLBTI), or Rainbow, communities a vehicle by which to provide strategic advice to Auckland Council on issues of importance to them. Read more »

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Welcome New Housing Agreement

Press Release – Ngati Whatua o Orakei

NGĀTI WHĀTUA ŌRĀKEI

MEDIA STATEMENT
THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Welcome New Housing Agreement Read more »

Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programme

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith
Minister for Building and Housing

3 September 2015 Media Statement
Crown-iwi agreement on Auckland housing programme Read more »

Community groups receive $918,000 in War on Weeds funding

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Maggie Barry
Minister of Conservation

3 September 2015
Community groups receive $918,000 in War on Weeds funding
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced a $918,000 commitment to the War on Weeds through this year’s round of Community Conservation Partnerships Fund grants. Read more »

NZ Bus invests in 23 new double decker buses

Press Release – NZ Bus

NZ Bus invests in 23 new double decker buses to enhance customer experience

NZ Bus, New Zealand’s largest bus operator, is delighted to announce its purchase of twenty-three Enviro500 double decker buses from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), for its Auckland operations. Read more »

Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth Games

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister for Sport and Recreation
2 September 2015 Media Statement
Minister welcomes Africa’s first Commonwealth Games Read more »

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