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Questions & Answers – 24 August 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Building and Housing, Minister—Confidence Read more »

Maori Miss Out on Jobs with ‘Brown Table’ Iwi-Owned Company

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
24 AUGUST 2016

Maori Miss Out on Jobs with ‘Brown Table’ Iwi-Owned Company Read more »

Electronic Monitoring Bill Useless

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Mahesh Bindra MP

Spokesperson for Corrections
24 AUGUST 2016
Electronic Monitoring Bill Useless Read more »

Auckland Council On Life Support

Press Release – Mark Thomas

Auckland Council On Life Support

Auckland mayoral candidate Mark Thomas will establish new citizen veto powers by introducing binding referenda, move to greater on-line decision-making and dramatically boost Local Board powers. Read more »

Number of homeless working people a national shame

Press Release – Green Party

Number of homeless working people a national shame

Research released today showing more than half of all homeless New Zealanders are working or studying is a clear sign of just how bad the housing crisis has become, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Shameless land-banking ads show need for crackdown

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little
Leader of the Opposition
MEDIA STATEMENT

24 August 2016

Shameless land-banking ads show need for crackdown Read more »

Man arrested for serious attack on student

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man arrested for serious attack on student

A 21-year-old man has been arrested today and will appear in Waitakere District Court tomorrow for a serious attack on a male student in Henderson on Saturday night (August 20). Read more »

Substantial methamphetamine seizure in Auckland’s Waitemata

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Substantial methamphetamine seizure in Auckland’s Waitemata

Waitemata Police have seized an estimated $3-$4 million worth of methamphetamine being manufactured in rural Kaukapakapa. Read more »

Motorcycle fatality – name release

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Motorcycle fatality – name release”

Police can now confirm the name of the motorcyclist who died in a crash on Onehunga Harbour Rd yesterday morning. Read more »

NZDF Hosting Commander Republic of Fiji Military Forces

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release

24 August 2016

NZDF Hosting Commander Republic of Fiji Military Forces Visit Read more »

Jack Yan endorses Jo Coughlan for Wellington mayoral race

Press Release – Jack Yan

Jack Yan endorses Jo Coughlan for Wellington mayoral race

Wellington, August 23 (JY&A Media) Former Wellington mayoral candidate Jack Yan says he is endorsing Jo Coughlan in this year’s race. Read more »

Dunne Speaks: The New Industrial Militants & Bullies

Column – United Future NZ Party

DUNNE SPEAKS

For most New Zealander’s under about forty, the stories of industrial disruption in the 1970s and early 1980s seem like fantasy. Read more »

Questions & Answers – 23 August 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Prime Minister—Statements Read more »

Help develop New Zealand’s plan for open government

Press Release – State Services Commission

SSC MEDIA STATEMENT

23 August 2016

Help develop New Zealand’s plan for open government Read more »

Safety improvements underway and more to come on SH16

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

23 August 2016 | AUCKLAND
Safety improvements underway and more to come on SH16 Read more »

Open letter to TVNZ Head John Gillespie

Press Release – David Rankin

Open letter to TVNZ Head, John Gillespie, from Auckland Council Candidate David Rankin

Dear John

You made the following public comment today regarding the actions of TVNZ reporters and a cameraman at my campaign launch yesterday which was interrupted by a deranged man wielding a sword and threatening us, and dragging his young son with him: Read more »

Park up for homes: Parnell signifies time for a change

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Park up for homes: Parnell signifies time for a change

Source: Child Poverty Action Group

The #ParkUpForHomes protests will be drawing to a close over the next fortnight, with a final Auckland event happening this Thursday August 25, in the central suburb of Parnell. Read more »

Emergency management plan highlights

Press Release – Auckland Council

Emergency management plan highlights importance of being resilient

People working together to build a resilient Auckland is at the heart of a comprehensive new emergency management plan. Read more »

TVNZ Blasted Over Sword Attack

Press Release – David Rankin

For Immediate Release

TVNZ Blasted Over Sword Attack

Auckland Council candidate, David Rankin, who was with former National Party leader Don Brash when confronted by a sword-wielding man apparently on ‘P’ at a campaign launch yesterday, has lashed out at TVNZ’s repsonse to the event. Read more »

Papakura secure grand final spot

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

23/8/2016
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE
Papakura secure grand final spot
For immediate release Read more »

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