Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend

Press Release – Green Party

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend

What: Green MPs are taking part in #parkupforhomes, and will be sleeping in cars to draw attention to the growing issue of homelessness in Aotearoa.
Who: Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei will be at the Parliament event. Read more »

Seven Wellington Ensembles in Regional Final on Sunday

Press Release – Chamber Music New Zealand

Seven Wellington Ensembles in New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest Central Regional Final in Napier on Sunday Read more »

Government’s approach on road pricing is tech-wash

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Government’s approach on road pricing is tech-wash

Both the Government and Opposition address congestion charges with some urgency, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

State Highway 1 closed between Silverdale and Warkworth

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 1 closed between Silverdale and Warkworth

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that diversions are in place on State Highway 1 north of Auckland following a serious crash near Puhoi. Read more »

NPM Urges Cabinet Not To Adopt Ministry Advice

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

NPM Urges Cabinet Not To Adopt Ministry Advice
The Ministry for the Environment and Ministry for Primary Industries are currently seeking Cabinet’s agreement to adopt a bottom line position that nobody owns freshwater and that there should be no national settlement favouring iwi/hapū over other users. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 26 June – 2 July 2016

Press Release – NZTA


24 June 2016 | AUCKLAND

Overnight motorway closures
26 June – 2 July 2016
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Auckland Students’ Association celebrates 125th birthday

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Auckland University Students’ Association celebrates 125th birthday

June 24 th 2016 is a special day for Auckland University Students’ Association – it’s the day it turns 125. Read more »

Earth science showcase set for Te Papa in mid-July

Press Release – GNS Science

Earth science showcase set for Te Papa in mid-July

Hunting for dinosaur remains, learning about pounamu occurrence in the South Island, and looking after groundwater and geothermal
resources will be among the earth science topics discussed at a day-long seminar at Te Papa on 14 July. Read more »

Art History In Practice 2016

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

Art History In Practice 2016
5.15pm Wednesdays, July – November

The Adam Art Gallery is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2016 Art History in Practice seminar series. Read more »

New campaign aims to eliminate discrimination in New Zealand

Press Release – Multicultural New Zealand

23 June 2016

It’s OK to be different – new campaign aims to eliminate discrimination in New Zealand

A new campaign called “OWDSocks” will be launched on Saturday 25th June, 2016 at Multicultural New Zealand’s annual general meeting in Auckland. Read more »

Irene Van Dyk to open Whitianga netball tournament

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Irene Van Dyk to open Whitianga netball tournament

World-famous netball player and former Silver Fern Irene Van Dyk is to open the Fusion Netball Tournament at the Mercury Bay Sports Park on 24 September. Read more »

Vic Crone: Let’s Get Auckland Moving

Press Release – Vic Crone

23 June 2016

Vic Crone: Let’s Get Auckland Moving

Auckland Mayoral Candidate Vic Crone is ruling out congestion charging without viable alternatives in place. She has just announced the first stage of her transport policy for Auckland. Read more »

Goff Spending Money He Doesn’t Have

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Goff Spending Money He Doesn’t Have

23 JUNE 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Responding to Read more »

Paving the way for Auckland’s tertiary entrepreneurs

Press Release – Auckland Council

Paving the way for Auckland’s aspiring tertiary entrepreneurs

Tertiary Student Entrepreneurship Programme 2016
Aspiring Auckland tertiary entrepreneurs are receiving a welcome boost to turn their ideas into a commercial reality through a new student entrepreneurship programme. Read more »

National’s housing crisis hitting renters hard

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford

MP for Te Atatū
Housing Spokesperson

MEDIA STATEMENT

23 June 2016

National’s housing crisis hitting renters hard Read more »

Targeting Double Grammar Zone apartments, grossly unfair

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Targeting families in Double Grammar Zone apartments, grossly unfair

Calls to toughen school enrolment zone rules by targeting the likes of families living in newly built apartments would be grossly unfair, says chief executive of Alexandra Park Dominique Dowding. Read more »

Minister opens new Panmure Community Corrections site

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins

Minister of Corrections
23 June 2016

Minister opens new Panmure Community Corrections site
Corrections Minister Judith Collins today officially opened the refurbished Panmure Community Corrections site in Jellicoe Road, Auckland. Read more »

Property Institute rejects single Auckland Urban Authority

Press Release – New Zealand Property Institute

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Property Institute rejects single Auckland Urban Authority
Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, is urging the Government to exercise caution before setting up a single ‘Urban Development Authority’ for Auckland and is proposing a more innovative approach to the issue. Read more »

Ambulance at the bottom of the cliff is full

Press Release – Salvation Army

Ambulance at the bottom of the cliff is full

The Salvation Army is gravely concerned that the depth and breadth of poverty currently in the spotlight is becoming seen as inevitable, normal and permanent. Read more »

Aligning transport gives certainty for investment

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Aligning transport in Auckland gives certainty for investment

Property Council welcomes the Interim Report: Findings and Conclusions, released by the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) as a positive step in providing certainty for transport in Auckland. Read more »

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