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Biosecurity New Zealand – Situation Update 3

Press Release – Biosecurity NZ

18 February 2019

A large field crew continues work in the Auckland suburb of Devonport today, focused on finding out if there is an incursion of the Queensland fruit fly in the area. Read more »

Update – Mangere Bridge shooting incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Warrick Adkin, Counties Manukau West CIB:

Police enquiries are ongoing into the shooting of a man in Mangere Bridge early Sunday morning on Coronation Road. Read more »

Kapiti Coast Roundup

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council


#lovemybeach summer photo competition winners announced

After perusing nearly 180 fantastic submissions, the Kāpiti Coast District Council’s #lovemybeach judging panel has chosen three outstanding photographs as the best in their categories. Read more »

Fijian women parliamentarians team up with NZ counterparts

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

This week, New Zealand will be hosting eight women members from the Parliament of Republic of Fiji. The visit is part of an ongoing programme of parliamentary capacity and relationship building between members of Parliament in the Pacific region. Read more »

Coastella Effect Great for Kāpiti Businesses

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

More than 3,500 people are expected to visit Coastella this weekend, pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into the local economy. Read more »

Biosecurity New Zealand – Situation Update 2

Press Release – Biosecurity NZ

Biosecurity New Zealand – Situation Update 2

17 February 2019

Work continues at pace on the biosecurity response following the discovery last week of one male Queensland fruit fly in a surveillance trap in the Auckland suburb of Devonport. Read more »

Mangere Bridge shooting

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Mangere Bridge shooting

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting of a man in Mangere Bridge this morning.

Police were called to the incident on Coronation Road at 5.40am today. Read more »

Housing crisis intensifies under Labour government

Opinion – Socialist Equality Group

New Zealand housing crisis intensifies under Labour government

By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group
15 February 2019, url https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/02/15/nzho-f15.html Read more »

Devonport Queensland Fruit Fly Situation Update 1

Press Release – Biosecurity NZ

Biosecurity New Zealand – Devonport Queensland Fruit Fly Situation Update 1

Saturday 16 February 2019 Read more »

This is what colonisation in 2019 looks like

Press Release – First Union

This is what colonisation in 2019 looks like

There’s a dispute going on in the heart of Auckland over some of New Zealand’s oldest and most precious archaeological land. Read more »

Auckland – controls on produce movement in place

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has now placed legal controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Devonport. Read more »

Auckland Conservation is disappointed in dumping grant

Press Release – Auckland Conservation Board

The Auckland Conservation Board (The Board) is disappointed that a consent to dump up to 250,000 cubic metres of dredged materials per year at sea has been granted. Read more »

Tiny House Conference Coming to Auckland in April

Press Release – Tiny House Conference

Tiny House Conference Coming to Auckland in April

AUCKLAND WILL HOST the city’s first-ever tiny house conference in April, following a sell-out conference in Carterton last year. Read more »

Government is being stymied by bureaucrats

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre In’c.

“Government is being stymied by bureaucrats over health care, transport, and trades training”. Read more »

NZ’s national stadium set to deliver three different codes

Press Release – Eden Park

New Zealand’s national stadium set to deliver three different codes in 24 hours
The versatile team behind the country’s largest stadium is preparing to deliver three diverse sporting codes in a 24-hour period this weekend at Eden Park. Read more »

Land-banked residential sections up for sale after 60 years

Press Release – Bayleys

Land-banked residential sections up for sale after 60 years
Nine lifestyle block sections on a former livestock and cattle grazing farm that has been ‘land-banked’ for two generations have been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Sky Tower shines bright for Valentine’s Day

Press Release – SKYCITY Auckland

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Sky Tower will be lit in a radiant shade of red, signifying warmth, love and affection. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Feb 14

Press Release – Hansard

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister

1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

Judge of the Court of Appeal appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Attorney-General
14 February 2018

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO

MEDIA STATEMENT
Justice Patricia Courtney has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Attorney-General David Parker announced today. Read more »

Fire and Emergency asks for vigilance due to fire risk

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency asks for vigilance due to extreme fire risk
The fire risk across most regions of New Zealand is now extreme, and in response, and Fire and Emergency is asking the public to be vigilant. Read more »

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