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Q + A: Winston Peters Interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Q + A

2015 Episode 1

WINSTON PETERS

Interviewed by CORIN DANN Read more »

Rotorua Rescue Helicopter 2 callout Saturday afternoon

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Rotorua Rescue Helicopter 2 callout Saturday afternoon

The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Okere (North of Rotorua) on Saturday afternoon to assist ambulance crews with a man suffering from a medical event. Read more »

Five people rescued from the rocks in darkness

Press Release – Coastguard Northern Region

Five people rescued from the rocks in darkness.

At 2107 hours last night a distress call was heard by Coastguard’s Operation Centre on marine VHF Radio from a vessel that had hit rocks near The Noises in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. Read more »

National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

NZ National Party
Media Release

28 February 2015

National selects Mark Osborne as Northland candidate

The National Party has announced Mark Osborne as its candidate for the Northland by-election. Read more »

Joint Statement by Prime Ministers Tony Abbott and John Key

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Joint Statement by Prime Ministers Hon Tony Abbott and Rt Hon John Key –

Auckland, 28 February 2015 Read more »

PMs Key and Abbott meet in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

PMs Key and Abbott meet in Auckland

Prime Minister John Key met with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in Auckland today for their annual Leaders’ Talks. Read more »

Ex-Hostage Returning to Iraq amid Current Crisis

Press Release – Christian Peacemaker Team

Ex-Hostage Returning to Iraq amid Current Crisis

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – Harmeet Singh Sooden is travelling to Iraq in the coming weeks to work with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) on a short-term assignment. Read more »

Rally against TPPA in Hastings

Press Release – Grey Power New Zealand

Rally against TPPA in Hastings

With the final negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) expected to be taking place in March, and with widespread community concern about threats this secret deal poses to New Zealand’s sovereignty, a rally is being held onSaturday, 7 March at 12 noon in Civic Square, Hastings, as part of a nation-wide Day of Action on stopping the TPPA. Read more »

Select committees for the week 23 to 27 February

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

From 23 to 27 February 2015

Committee meetings

There were 13 committee meetings, all in the parliamentary complex. Read more »

Australian Prime Minister to thank New Zealand fire crews

Press Release – The Fire Service

MEDIA RELEASE

27 February 2015

Australian Prime Minister to thank New Zealand fire crews Read more »

Hutt says supercity is high risk, high cost

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Hutt says supercity is high risk, high cost
Hutt City Council has told the Local Government Commission that its proposal for a supercity is a “high cost, high risk” option. It recommends the Commission drop the plan and leaves the region’s cities to work out their own efficient arrangements. Read more »

Northland doesn’t need yesterday’s man

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Northland doesn’t need yesterday’s man

Press release: ACT New Zealand
February 27, 2015. 3:30pm

“It’s great that Winston Peters is finally taking an interest in Northland. But frankly we don’t need yesterday’s ideas from yesterday’s men in our region,” ACT Northland candidate Robin Grieve said today. Read more »

Independent company to survey Aucklanders on transport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

27 February 2015

Independent company to survey Aucklanders on transport Read more »

Encouraging start to the year for building consents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Encouraging start to the year for building consents

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed today’s release of building consent figures for January 2015 from Statistics New Zealand, which show the number of consents issued for the first month of the year at a seven-year high. Read more »

Farmers urged to watch out for health as big dry grinds on

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Farmers urged to watch out for health as big dry grinds on
Farmers in Waikato and South Auckland are being urged to watch out for their health as the stress of managing in the extremely dry conditions this summer grinds on. Read more »

Elmo’s World Tour

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Media release
For immediate release

SESAME STREET PRESENTS
Elmo’s World Tour
The Sesame Street gang have arrived in New Zealand for SESAME STREET PRESENTS ELMO’S WORLD TOUR. Read more »

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
1 March – 7 March 2015

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Read more »

Finances show further investment in Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Council

Finances show further investment in Auckland
The Auckland Council Group financial results for the six months to 31 December 2014 have been released today. Read more »

Circus theme for Shakespeare’s King Lear

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Circus theme for Shakespeare’s King Lear

The tragedy of King Lear gets a makeover as a freak show/circus in this year’s Summer Shakespeare, directed by Chilean-born dramatist and Massey University Visiting Artist-in-Residence Jaime Dörner. Read more »

Seymour Speech [21/2/15]: Our classical liberal tribe

Speech – ACT New Zealand

Delivered by ACT Leader David Seymour on February 21, 2015.
Video is available here.
Read more »

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