Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Evolution Mining Sells Permits – Local Resisters Warn

Press Release – Action Coordination Group

ACTION COORDINATION GROUP

MEDIA RELEASE

Evolution Mining Sells Permits to Canadians –

Local Resisters Warn the New Company Off
Media Release 22 April 2018 Read more »

Violent assault – Favona, Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Violent assault – Favona, Counties Manukau – Auckland City”

Just before midnight on Saturday 21st April 2018 Police attended a violent assault in Gadsby Road, Favona. Read more »

Rd 1 Crown Lift Trucks Sharman Cup match reports

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Rd 1 Crown Lift Trucks Sharman Cup match reports
April 21, 2018

A wrap of the action from Round 1 of the 2018 Crown Lift Trucks Sharman Cup. Read more »

Rd 3 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Rd 3 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership match reports
April 21, 2018

A wrap of the action from Round 3 of the 2018 SAS Fox Memorial Premiership.

Northcote 12 Glenora 34
Glenora made it back-to-back wins, with a comprehensive 34-12 victory over the Northcote Tigers on the road. Read more »

Auckland’s Southern Motorway reopens but expect delays

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says all lanes are open again after a serious crash on Auckland’s Southern Motorway, but motorists can expect delays until traffic clears. Read more »

On Newshub Nation 21/04 – Charter Schools Debate

Press Release – Mediaworks

On Newshub Nation 21/04 – Charter Schools Debate

Charter Schools Debate

Whetu Cormick, NZ Principals’ Federation
Rebecca Dow, South Auckland Middle School
Graeme Osborne, E Tipu E Rea Read more »

Serious crash closes Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Press Release – NZTA

21 April, 2018 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

Serious crash closes Auckland’s Southern Motorway
The NZ Transport Agency says a serious crash is blocking southbound lanes on Auckland’s Southern Motorway. Read more »

One critically injured in crash – SH1, Manakau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“One critically injured in crash – SH1, Manakau”

Emergency services are responding to a crash between a car and bus on State Highway 1 near Manakau, Horowhenua, which occurred at 11.20am. Read more »

Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition Read more »

Bill to boost access to education officers in courts

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye has launched a Member’s Bill to ensure that the Youth Court has greater access to education officers to help reduce the risk of reoffending. Read more »

Man pulled from burning vehicle in Papakura

Press Release – BusinessDesk

“Man pulled from burning vehicle in Papakura”
Please attribute to Inspector Dave Glossop, Area Commander: Counties Manukau South Police: Read more »

Mayors say medical school a ‘no-brainer’

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Two Waikato mayors say a proposal for a Waikato Medical School will be a “game-changer” for smaller Waikato towns and the government must support it. Read more »

Police appeal for witnesses to Papakura incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police appeal for witnesses to Papakura incident”

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Amber Stobie, Papakura Police.

Police are appealing to any members of the public who may have witnessed an alleged assault that occurred in Papakura on Wednesday 19th April. Read more »

Disruption to some NZ Bus services

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Disruption to some NZ Bus services

Strike action scheduled for next week involving drivers for NZ Bus has been withdrawn by First Union and Tramways Union. Read more »

Twyford misleads on rail again

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

20 April 2018

Twyford misleads on rail again

Transport Minister Phil Twyford has once again misled New Zealand over his plans to fund transport projects, National Party Transport Spokesperson, Jami-Lee-Ross says. Read more »

Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you!

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Regional fuel tax coming to a town near you!

20 APRIL 2018
All New Zealanders should brace themselves for a regional fuel tax as Christchurch City Council seeks to expand the Government’s bill, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more »

$19,000 for cultural advice is tokenism at its worst

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

$19,000 for cultural advice is tokenism at its worst
20 APRIL 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Local councils need to stop wasting money on expensive ‘cultural advice’, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Read more »

Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Press Release – Auckland Transport

20 April 2018

Use public transport to get to the Anzac Day Dawn Service

Extra early morning bus, train and ferry services are being put on by Auckland Transport to get people to the 6am Anzac Day Dawn Service on Wednesday 25 April at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Read more »

NZ Bus and Unions set industry benchmark in Auckland

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Public transport operator NZ Bus and Unions representing bus drivers in Auckland have reached agreement on a new two-year contract following seven months’ of negotiations. Read more »

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teen’s body

Press Release – Stop Demand

Auckland men paid up to $200 to sexually violate teen’s body, facilitated by NZ Herald

In what has been described as one of New Zealand’s most “sickening” criminal cases, on Tuesday an Auckland mother was jailed for six years and 11 months for keeping her teen daughter as a sex slave. Read more »

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