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Public invited to have say on human rights record

Press Release – Ministry of Justice

Media release – Ministry of Justice

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“Prominent Auckland businessman” a depraved predator

Press Release – Stop Demand

Media Release 19 December 2014
“Prominent Auckland businessman” a depraved predator

The 15-year prison sentence imposed on a “prominent Auckland businessman” for shackling and sexually violating young drug-addicted girls in a dungeon, has been welcomed by sexual violence advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation. Read more »

Horizontal infrastructure review underway

Press Release – CERA

Horizontal infrastructure review underway
Work has begun on an agreed review into the rebuild work and costs related to Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged horizontal infrastructure. Read more »

Government must rule out paying more for SkyCity Centre

Press Release – Green Party

Government must rule out paying more for SkyCity Centre
The Government must rule out asking the taxpayer to cover any additional costs in the building of the SkyCity Convention Centre, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development
19 December 2014 Media Statement

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Virtual markers coming to Bay of Plenty harbours

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Virtual markers coming to Bay of Plenty harbours

19 December 2014

The approaches to Bay of Plenty harbours will have electronic markers early next year warning of hazardous reefs and shoals. Read more »

Bicentenary of the Arrival of the Horse in New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Horse Network

200 years of Service: Bicentenary of the Arrival of the Horse in New Zealand
The arrival of Samuel Marsden’s ship at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands on 22nd December 1812, marks the first arrivals of horses and some other livestock in New Zealand 200 years ago. Read more »

SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular

Press Release – Sky City

SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular and more
Auckland is set to get the ultimate New Year’s Eve experience at SKYCITY with fabulous fireworks and dazzling entertainment for celebrating in style. Read more »

Police warn about use of disturbingly realistic replica guns

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police warn about use of disturbingly realistic replica guns after armed callout on North Shore “

An 18 year-old man alleged to have been holding a replica gun sparked a full armed Police response on the North Shore this morning. Read more »

Consultation on NZ report on the Rights of the Child

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

Press release 19 December 2014

Consultation opens on New Zealand’s Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Read more »

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 December 2014

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events. Read more »

New PGP Investment Advisory Panel members

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries

19 December 2014

New PGP Investment Advisory Panel members Read more »

Those the Gods Would Destroy They Make Mad First

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Those the Gods Would Destroy They Make Mad First
New Zealand First says that the new records being set each month in immigration are utter madness. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 21 December 2014 – 10 January 2015
OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
21 December 2014 – 10 January 2015
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Irresponsible to ignore Auckland’s funding requirements

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Irresponsible to ignore Auckland’s funding requirements

We raised the debate on possible futures for the AECT to focus Auckland’s attention on the parlous state of our city’s development, says the chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association Kim Campbell. Read more »

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

Press Release – Badminton NZ

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little easier on the nerves with news of their selection to the New Zealand Junior Team to contest the Oceania Championships at North Harbour in February. Read more »

PARS celebrates first graduation

Press Release – PARS

December 2014

Media release

PARS’ Pasifika Mentoring Programme for released prisoners celebrates first graduation

The first five participants of PARS’ (People At Risk Solutions) Toe Feso’ota’I Mentoring Programme graduated on Wednesday the 17th of December, Read more »

Contract awarded for the SH20A to Airport project

Press Release – NZTA

Contract awarded for the SH20A to Airport project

The New Zealand Transport Agency’s commitment to getting Auckland moving was reinforced yesterday (18 December) as contracts were signed with the MHX Kirkbride Alliance to deliver the SH20A to Airport project. Read more »

Cat hoarding habit results in 10 year disqualification

Press Release – SPCA

Cat hoarding habit results in 10 year disqualification

An Auckland woman has been sentenced today in the Auckland District court following a case involving 50 cats living in disgusting conditions, with 22 of these cats in need of veterinary treatment. Read more »

Harm reduced as tobacco left at the border

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nicky Wagner

Minister of Customs

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

Associate Minister of Health

Harm reduced as tobacco left at the border Read more »

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