Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting

Press Release – New Zealand Plunket Society

3 May 2016

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting
Auckland City Library is this week hosting a display that showcases the findings from a study of parents raising young children in the CBD. Read more »

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust wins Trust of the Year

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust wins Trust of the Year

Chair of the Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Peter Swain says they are very honoured that the Trust has been awarded the 2015 NZ Trust of the Year Award by the New Zealand Trustees Association. Read more »

Details of Major Journalism Congress Announced

Press Release – NZ National Commission for UNESCO

Details of Major Journalism Congress Announced on UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2016

‘Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms’ is the overarching theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day #WPFD2016 celebrations. Read more »

Emergency closure of Greville Road southbound off ramp

Press Release – NZTA

3 May 2016 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

Emergency closure of Greville Road southbound off ramp from State Highway 1 (SH1)

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Greville Road southbound off ramp from State Highway 1 (SH1) in Auckland will be closed tomorrow night (Wednesday May 4) for emergency re-surfacing works, due to a bitumen spill earlier this week. Read more »

2016 SAS College Rugby League season kick-off

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

3/5/2016
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE

2016 SAS College Rugby League season kick-off Read more »

PM’s Speech to NZ Institute of International Affairs

Speech – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key

Prime Minister

3 May 2015

Speech to NZ Institute of International Affairs
Good afternoon.

It’s a pleasure to be here today to discuss New Zealand’s place in the world, which is always the focus of much debate. Read more »

Record numbers for Open Streets

Press Release – Auckland Council

Record numbers for Open Streets

Hugh Smith was one of an estimated 30,000 people who came to New Zealand’s biggest ever Open Streets festival on Karangahape Rd. Vehicles were banned and the famous road was open for people and bikes only for seven hours on Sunday, from Queen St to Ponsonby Rd, for a street festival of music, art, food, street performers and activities for kids. Read more »

PM’s Education Excellence Awards finalists

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata
Minister of Education

3 May 2016

PM’s Education Excellence Awards finalists
Fourteen finalists have been selected from more than 200 entries for the prestigious 2016 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. Read more »

Record clean up leads into South Auckland community fun walk

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

03 May 2016

Record clean up leads into South Auckland community fun walk this weekend Read more »

Support from community for SeaPath

Press Release – NZTA



MEDIA RELEASE

03 May 2016 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND
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Traffic collision – Greenhithe Bridge Upper Harbour Highway

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Traffic collision – Greenhithe Bridge Upper Harbour Highway – Waitemata

Traffic Incident Upper Harbour Highway. Read more »

ACT’s regular bulletin: Do as We Say

Column – ACT New Zealand

Free Press

ACT’s regular bulletin

Do as We Say
Once again the Green Party has topped parliament for air travel expenses. At an average of $6,490 per MP, they edged out the Labour Party. The Nats averaged $5,342 each, NZ First MPs $5,291 and ACT $5,777. None of the Greens are Ministers or electorate MPs. Where do they go, and why should we take their environmental message seriously? Read more »

Two youths charged following stabbing in West Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two youths charged following stabbing in West Auckland

Waitakere Police have charged a 14 year-old boy and a 15 year-old girl, following a stabbing in West Auckland late on Friday night. Read more »

Know your media

Speech – Race Relations Commissioner

Race Relations Commisioner
Dame Susan Devoy
Ethnic, Migrant and Refugees Community Engagement Summit
30 April 2016

I’d like to thank the summit’s organisers for today’s timely and important topic: I Know What the Media Tells You – But Do You Know Who I Am? Read more »

Gentle giants new star attraction at Agrodome

Press Release – Agrodome

Gentle giants new star attraction at Agrodome

Rotorua, 30 April 2016: A trio of gentle giants, with a penchant for movie roles has a new home at Rotorua’s Agrodome, one of the Ngai Tahu Tourism experiences. Read more »

Artist updates work for large-scale survey exhibition

Press Release – Te Uru

Artist updates work for large-scale survey exhibition

Works made over the last twelve years by renowned Avondale artist, Janet Lilo, are being updated and made anew for the artist’s first solo survey exhibition Status Update, opening 28 May at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery in Titirangi. Read more »

Air New Zealand lands first evening flight in Queenstown

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand lands historic first evening flight in Queenstown

Air New Zealand has successfully operated the first evening flight into Queenstown in preparation for scheduled commercial services commencing next month. Read more »

NZ’s Largest Clean-up: 1,900 Volunteers Make History.

Press Release – Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust

NZ’s Largest Clean-up: 1,900 Volunteers Make Environmental History

Over 1,900* Aucklanders rallied together to make environmental history yesterday (Saturday 30th April) – clearing a staggering 5 tonnes of rubbish, approximately half a tonne of recyclable material, over 200 shopping trolleys and 300 car tyres. Read more »

OAG raps Govt over the knuckles on HNZ contracts

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
MP for Te Atatū
Housing Spokesperson
MEDIA STATEMENT

29 April 2016

OAG raps Govt over the knuckles on HNZ contracts Read more »

College Culinary Competition Opportunity for Aspiring Chefs

Press Release – Donovan PR

College Culinary Competition Opportunity for Aspiring Chefs

Aspiring young chefs from around New Zealand will be sharpening their knives in a bid to impress some of country’s most successful chefs and win a place in the country’s premier secondary schools student culinary competition. Read more »

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