Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Let’s Get Wellington Moving meets with industry

Press Release – Let’s Get Wellington Moving

Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) met with more than 250 representatives of the professional services industry in Auckland and Wellington today to brief them on the large components of the $6.4 billion programme and LGWM’s upcoming business case work. Read more »

World-class visitor boardwalk coming to tihi of Maungawhau

Press Release – Tupuna Maunga Authority

14 October 2019

World-class visitor boardwalk coming to tihi of Maungawhau / Mt Eden
A new boardwalk planned for the crater rim at the tihi (summit) of Maungawhau / Mt Eden in Auckland will support this iconic Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountain) as a major New Zealand tourist destination and deliver much needed protection of important heritage features. Read more »

Police responding to incident near Auckland Airport

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police responding to incident near Auckland Airport – update

Please attribute to Inspector Joseph Hunter, Counties Manukau Police Read more »

Heavy Rain Warning Gisborne Tokomaru Bay northwards

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Metservice has issued a Heavy Rain Warning for tomorrow for Gisborne North of Tokomaru Bay and a Heavy Rain Watch for Gisborne south of Tokomaru Bay about the Gisborne ranges and Hawkes Bay ranges. Read more »

Community invited to discuss speed limits on SH1

Press Release – NZTA

14 October 2019
Community invited to discuss speed limits on SH1 north of Puhoi

Community members in Warkworth and Puhoi are invited to share their views on the speed limit on State Highway 1 as the NZ Transport Agency strives to make the roads safer for everyone who uses them. Read more »

Flights resume at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Media Release | 14 October 2019

All domestic and international flights at Auckland Airport have now resumed.

Earlier this morning New Zealand Police suspended all flights to ensure the safety and security of everyone on Auckland Airport’s precinct. Read more »

Smarter cities needed to achieve government ambitions

Press Release – Make Lemonade

With the government recently announcing a desire to help our cities grow up and out, leading New Zealand IoT expert Kriv Naicker today questioned whether New Zealand is falling behind in the use of smart city technology to help achieve this goal. Read more »

Update – Missing teenager

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 17-year-old reported missing from the North Shore on 11 October is no longer being sought by Police. Read more »

Rain and strong winds to affect the North Island

Press Release – MetService

Rain and strong winds to affect the North Island

An intensifying low-pressure system approaching from the northwest is expected to deliver heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the North Island in the first half of this week. Read more »

National Party allowed a disastrous result for Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

National Party allowed a disastrous result for Auckland ratepayers

12 OCTOBER 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The result of the 2019 Auckland Mayoral election shows the need for stronger campaigning from the centre-right, says the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance. Read more »

Time for Takapuna to come together

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

Time for Takapuna to come together

“With the election campaigning over, now is the time for Takapuna to positively come together.” Read more »

Property on standby for $32m Powerball winner

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Property on standby for $32m Powerball winner

With Lotto Powerball jackpotting to $32m tonight, one real estate agency is claiming they have the perfect property for the lucky winner – and better still, it’s priced to the leave the winner with most of their money. Read more »

New measles case confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

New measles case confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is asking all passengers on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Napier on Monday 7 October at 4:30pm, as well as anyone who visited domestic terminals linked to this flight, to check their immunity to measles and be extra vigilant for symptoms. Read more »

Think Of Us – School Strike 4 Climate NZ

Press Release – School Strike 4 Climate

170,000 New Zealanders took to the streets on September 27th to demand an ambitious Zero Carbon Bill with cross party consensus. School Strike 4 Climate NZ (SS4C NZ) say, “Our fate is now in the hands of the politicians. They must #ThinkOfUs while they make the most important decision of our lives”. Read more »

Contract awarded for Hamilton’s new transport hub

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Construction of a new transport hub in Hamilton will start before Christmas, a project which will provide a major boost for public transport in the city. Read more »

World, Olympic Medal winning sailor runs for Mental Health

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

Alex Maloney knows pressure, she knows what it is to pull on the silver fern and represent her country, surrounded by expectations and hyped on the promise of sporting success. Read more »

St. Peter’s School, Cambridge crowned champs

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

A new game-plan and deep belief within the team propelled St Peter’s School, Cambridge to a Fuji Xerox NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs on their first attempt. Read more »

First section of new bridge over Southern Motorway in place

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Morning commuters on the Southern Motorway will have noticed the first section of a new pedestrian bridge has been lifted into place at Pescara Point near Papakura. Read more »

Pacific languages are a source of strength

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio

Minister for Pacific Peoples
11 October 2019

Pacific languages are a source of strength, they ground us and build confidence Read more »

Safety improvements set for Oteha Valley Road

Press Release – Auckland Transport

11 October 2019
A new pedestrian crossing with traffic lights is set for Oteha Valley Road, near Mitre 10 MEGA Albany, as part of several plans to improve road safety in the area. Read more »

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