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McClay Visits Europe to Progress EU-NZ FTA

Press Release – New Zealand Government

McClay Visits Europe to Progress EU-NZ FTA

Trade Minister Todd McClay leaves for Europe this weekend for introductory meetings with counterparts in the EU and certain Member States, with a focus on progressing a European Union-New Zealand free trade agreement (EU-NZ FTA). Read more »

Bledisloe Garden Reception cancelled at Government House

Press Release – Government House

Bledisloe Garden Reception cancelled at Government House Auckland

6 February 2016

Rain has forced Government House Auckland to cancel the Bledisloe Garden Reception, which was due to start at 4pm this afternoon. The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, will still be marking Waitangi Day with a special citizenship ceremony for 25 people from 21 countries, at 2.45pm. Read more »

NZ Transport Agency statement: Tino Rangatiratanga flag

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

NZ Transport Agency statement: Tino Rangatiratanga flag

The NZ Transport Agency says that as a result of high winds the Tino Rangatiratanga flag has been unable to be raised on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning. Read more »

Patrick Dixon Located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Patrick Dixon Located

Counties Manukau Police have now located Patrick Dixon.

This follows search warrants at a Cambridge address, assisted by Waikato CIB and AOS staff. Read more »

Over 60,000 visit Ports of Auckland open days

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Friday 5 February 2016
Media Release
Over 60,000 visit Ports of Auckland open days

More than 60,000 people visited Ports of Auckland’s annual open weekend, SeePort, held at Captain Cook wharf over Auckland Anniversary weekend, 30 January to 1 February 2016. Read more »

Take a ride on a double decker bus next Wednesday

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

5 February 2016

Take a ride on a double decker bus next Wednesday

A double decker bus is coming to Wellington next Wednesday and Wellingtonians are encouraged to get on board for a free ride and a taste of the new bus future, says Paul Swain, Greater Wellington Regional Council’s public transport portfolio leader. Read more »

Economic action plan welcomed by regional council

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Economic action plan welcomed by regional council

The Northland Regional Council has added its voice to those welcoming the newly-released Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan. Read more »

Progress With Online Voting

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

5 February 2016

Progress With Online Voting
The Palmerston North City Council says it is ready to progress to the next stage in the trial of online voting for the upcoming local body elections. Read more »

Alice’s ‘heart’ makes last New Zealand journey

Press Release – NZTA

Alice’s ‘heart’ makes last New Zealand journey

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More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

More than 27,000 new Kiwis in 2015

This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over 27,000 people who were granted citizenship last year. Read more »

Putting the spotlight on young golfing talent

Press Release – Holden Little Drivers

5 February 2016

Holden Little Drivers launches to put the spotlight on young golfing talent Read more »

Developers response to concerns about Carp Farm in Taupo

Press Release – PR Plus

5 Feb 2016

Developers response to concerns about Carp Farm in Taupo

Developers for the proposed Grass Carp farm in Taupō have responded to claims that their proposed fish farm will have negative impacts for recreational fishing and impact waterways around the Lake Taupō area. Read more »

Operation Nepal – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Operation Nepal – update

Police working on the investigation into the murder of Cun Xiun Tian have today charged a woman in relation to the case. Read more »

Make your last long weekend getaway this summer safe

Press Release – NZTA

5 February 20166 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Make your last long weekend getaway this summer safe and delay free
The NZ Transport Agency wants drivers to remember their last long weekend of the summer for all the right reasons, not because of a crash or traffic delays. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures 7 February – 13 February 2016

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Overnight Motorway Closures 7 February – 13 February 2016

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, 12 February. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Work Begins on Waterview Cycling & Walking Connection

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Construction Beginning on Waterview Cycling and Walking Connection

Construction is beginning on one of Auckland‘s biggest cycling and walking project’s which will improve connections for people travelling through the Auckland suburbs of Mount Albert and Waterview. Read more »

Regional Rate Proposed for Life-Saving Voluntary Services

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Regional Rate Proposed for Life-Saving Voluntary Services

Waikato Regional Council will ask the public if they are happy for it to collect a rate to support surf life saving, Coastguard and rescue helicopter services in the region when it consults on its annual plan in March. Read more »

Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

Press Release – JLL

Auckland in the world’s top 20 most dynamic cities

AUCKLAND, 5 February 2016 – Auckland has appeared in the top 20 of the world’s most dynamic cities in JLL’s latest City Momentum Index (CMI). Read more »

Waterview Shared Path construction underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Waterview Shared Path construction underway

Construction on Auckland’s $25 million Waterview Shared Path is now underway, Transport Minister Simon Bridges says. Read more »

Auckland’s momentum recognised in global index

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland’s momentum recognised in global index

Auckland has been recognised globally as a city on the move, being named for the first time in JLL’s top 20 City Momentum Index. Read more »

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