Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Tāmaki Housing Group Occupy New Houses

Press Release – Glen Innes Defence Committee

Tāmaki Housing Group Occupy New Houses

Early this morning state housing tenants and their supporters occupied the new houses being built under the Northern Glen Innes Redevelopment on Apirana Avenue to disrupt the 2pm open home that was set for this afternoon. Read more »

Mayor meets community and key stakeholders on Ports debate

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor meets community and key stakeholders on Ports debate

The Mayor today met with representatives of Ports of Auckland, key stakeholders and interested community groups to discuss the ports debate. Read more »

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra public transport services to cater for cricket fans on Sunday at the Takutai Square Fanzone Read more »

ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9

Press Release – NZ Transport

ROAD CLOSURE: SH2 Karangahake Gorge Thursday April 9

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 2 (SH2) through the Karangahake Gorge will be closed to all traffic from 9pm Thursday April 9 until5.30am the following day. Read more »

Deputy Principal wins Mazda2 at Auckland Zoo

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

Deputy Principal wins Mazda2 at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo and principal partner Mazda have announced the lucky winner of the Meerkats in a Mazda2 competition – Wendy Naidu! Read more »

Extra bus and train services to cater for cricket fans

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release

27 March 2015

Auckland Transport is putting on some extra bus and train services to cater for cricket fans on Sunday
The Black Caps play Australia in the Cricket World Cup final and a Fanzone, which has been operating near Britomart in the CBD, has been expanded to cater for up to 3000 people. Read more »

‘THE DIVAS’ Puccini’s Suor Angelica & other scenes

Press Release – Opera Factory

‘THE DIVAS’ Puccini’s Suor Angelica & other scenes

An innovative studio production of Puccini’s lyric tragedy Suor Angelica combined with
other operatic excerpts will be presented onstage 15-18 April at the easily accessible
Factory Theatre in the heart of Newmarket. Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015
Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm

Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Read more »

Police pleased with guilty result

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police pleased with guilty result
After three days of deliberation, the jury have returned guilty verdicts for two men who were accused of the murder of Shalvin Prasad in January 2013. Read more »

Methodist Mission decide on collaboration over ownership

Press Release – Methodist Mission

Methodist Mission Aotearoa decide on collaboration over ownership
Following government plans to transfer more responsibility for housing low income and vulnerable tenants by selling a portion of its housing stock to community providers, Methodist Mission Aotearoa have also chosen not to participate in the transfer, instead suggesting a collaborative approach to create new housing stock. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures

Press Release – NZTA

Overnight Motorway Closures 29 March – 4 April 2015

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, 3 April. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Christchurch Celebrates Safer Young Drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Christchurch Celebrates Safer Young Drivers

MEDIA RELEASE 26 March 2015

Ten young Christchurch drivers today (26 March) graduated from the Community Driver Mentor Programme (CDMP) aimed at helping them to gain their restricted licence and become safer on our roads. Read more »

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate

Press Release – Oil Free Wellington

Media release Friday 27th March
For immediate release

Oil Free Wellington Delivers Message to Norwegian Consulate as Government Prepares to Announce 2015 Oil and Gas Block Offer.
Stop Statoil – No deep sea oil. Read more »

Major works on Northwestern Motorway this Easter

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


27 March 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland

Major works on Northwestern Motorway this Easter Read more »

Artists announced for Sculpture in the Gardens

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

27 March 2015

Artists announced for Sculpture in the Gardens

Several new faces are among the 20 New Zealand sculptors selected to participate in the Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition at the Auckland Botanic Gardens in November. Read more »

The transformation of Beach Road continues next week

Press Release – Auckland Transport

The transformation of Beach Road continues next week

The Beach Road walking and cycling project begins its second and final stage on 30 March, continuing the transformation of a key link into the city centre. Read more »

Neighbours Day spurs community spirit

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Neighbours Day spurs community spirit

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is encouraging people living in cities to make a special effort to get to know their neighbours on Neighbours Day this weekend. Read more »

Fletcher Construction to build new office complex

Press Release – Fletcher Building

Fletcher Construction to build new office complex in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter

Auckland, 27 March 2015 – Fletcher Building Limited announces that its subsidiary, Fletcher Construction, has entered into a conditional agreement to construct a new office building in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter. Read more »

Sky Tower lights up to support Blackcaps

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA ADVISORY

27 March 2015

Sky Tower lights up to support BLACKCAPS

Auckland’s Sky Tower will join the #backtheblackcaps crusade and glow the official colours of the BLACKCAPS as the team prepares for the final showdown against Australia in Melbourne. Read more »

Auckland pressure group puts Ports of Auckland on notice

Press Release – Pead PR

Media Release by Urban Auckland

Auckland pressure group puts Ports of Auckland on notice

Urban Auckland, Read more »

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