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Welcome progress on Auckland bus network

Press Release – New Zealand Government

2 June 2015
Welcome progress on Auckland bus network
Transport Minister, Simon Bridges, says the completion of a bus lane in northern Auckland marks a milestone in addressing congestion in the country’s largest city. Read more »

Treasury Release : Monthly Economic Indicators May 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

Treasury Release : Monthly Economic Indicators May 2015

The May Monthly Economic Indicators (MEI) was published today on the Treasury Website at 2:00pm.
The report provides a summary of recent economic events. Read more »

Coppins Leads Yamaha Sweep

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Coppins Leads Yamaha Sweep

JUNE 1, 2015: It is only on rare occasions these days that former Grand Prix motocross star Josh Coppins puts down his manager’s clip-board and heads out himself to do battle on a bike. Read more »

Mt Albert Grammar School win fourth College Netball crown

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Mt Albert Grammar School win fourth College Netball crown

Mt Albert Grammar School’s senior players were given the College Netball farewell they wanted after netting their fourth straight crown. Read more »

Titirangi Ratepayers Are Caring for Our Kauri

Press Release – Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association

Titirangi Ratepayers Are Caring for Our Kauri

The Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association and Auckland Council are hosting a public meeting to inform people about the best way to keep their kauri healthy, manage sick trees and avoid the spread of kauri dieback disease. Read more »

PM’s Scholarships for Asia announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

2 June 2015 Media Statement
PM’s Scholarships for Asia announced
The first Prime Minister’s Scholarships for 2015 to study at top Asian institutions have been awarded to 140 New Zealand students. Read more »

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Press Release – Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Auckland residents Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert are part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising the Auckland Rates Increases Public Meeting to be held June 10. “There is widespread anger at the imposition of an average 9.9% rates increases across Auckland. Read more »

New Zealand’s Coalition Partners Worsening Crisis in Iraq

Press Release – Harmeet Sooden

New Zealand’s Coalition Partners Worsening Crisis in Iraq

SULAYMANIYAH, IRAQ – Harmeet Singh Sooden is returning to Auckland Sunday morning, 7 June 2015. Read more »

Open Letter to Len Brown

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

Open Letter to Len Brown

Dear Len,

Following the vote by Auckland Council to impose a 4% Transport Levy on top of this year’s rates increase, the media has reported outrage by Auckland ratepayers, many of whom feel that while they may have been consulted on the city’s plan for transport, they certainly were not consulted on whether they were willing to pay higher rates to fund it. Read more »

Fix Our Future campaign hits 2,000 submissions

Press Release – Generation Zero

Fix Our Future campaign hits 2,000 submissions

In an impassioned response to the Government’s consultation on New Zealand’s climate change commitments, youth climate change movement Generation Zero’s online submission tool has reeled in over 2,000 submissions in two weeks.
Read more »

NZ’s first Arbor Week officially starts today

Press Release – Joint Press Release

NZ’s first Arbor Week officially starts today

Community groups nationwide will be planting nearly 900 trees during New Zealand’s first official Arbor Week which starts today. Read more »

Campaigner slams government over road toll

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

Campaigner slams government over road toll

The vast majority of road accidents are preventable with technology, says the car review website dogandlemon.com.
Editor Clive Matthew-Wilson, who is an active road safety campaigner, says: Read more »

Transport options for the FIFA U-20 World Cup

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Transport options for the FIFA U-20 World Cup

If you intend to travel to the FIFA U-20 World Cup at North Harbour Stadium on Tuesday night, plan your trip in advance and allow extra time as the roads will be busy due to peak traffic. Limited parking is available around the stadium. Read more »

Missing Chinese female found

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Missing chinese female found – Mangere – National Alerts”

Missing Chinese female found

Aha has been found and she is well. Read more »

Vector – Network summary for week ending 31 May 2015

Press Release – Vector Limited

Registrations of interest

Vector is taking registrations of interest for the Tesla Powerwall. Read more »

Māori Party congratulates Hon Dr Pita Sharples

Press Release – The Maori Party

Māori Party congratulates Hon Dr Pita Sharples on his knighthood

The Māori Party welcomes the high recognition bestowed upon one of the party’s founding co-leader’s Hon Dr Pita Sharples (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāi te Kikiri o te Rangi, Ngāti Pahauwera). Read more »

Herald investor story a fantasy for most – student union

Press Release – NZUSA

Herald investor story a fantasy for most – student union
01 June 2015
Media Release: New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations Read more »

Missing Person Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Missing Chinese Female – Mangere – National Alerts”

Missing Person Mangere

Police are seeking help to locate Huixia FU also known as Aha, aged 71 years. Read more »

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2015

The Order of New Zealand
The Queen has been pleased, Read more »

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Press Release – Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Auckland residents Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert are part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising the Auckland Rates Increases Public Meeting to be held June 10. “There is widespread anger at the imposition of an average 9.9% rates increases across Auckland. Read more »

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