Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Consultation opens on draft bylaw for indoor domestic fires

Press Release – Auckland Council

28 February, 2017

Consultation opens on draft bylaw for indoor domestic fires

Public consultation started this week on a draft bylaw that sets out rules for how Aucklanders can use their indoor domestic fires. Read more »

Government have failed homeless and lack any vision

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE USE
28 February 2017
AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Welfare group say Government have failed homeless and lack any vision for solutions Read more »

Firefighters head to New York in memory of fallen colleagues

Press Release – helloworld

PRESS RELEASE

Local firefighters head to New York in memory of fallen colleagues

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New emergency housing development open

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Amy Adams
Minister for Social Housing
Hon Alfred Ngaro
Associate Minister for Social Housing
28 February 2016

New emergency housing development open Read more »

Judgment: Transpower v Auckland Council

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND

AUCKLAND REGISTRY

CIV-2016-404-002330

[2017] NZHC 281

IN THE MATTER

of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 and the Resource Management Act 1991 Read more »

Taking the Axe to Regions an Excuse for Policy Failure

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
28 FEBRUARY 2017

Taking the Axe to Regional Towns an Excuse for Policy Failure Read more »

Netherlands Defence Chief Visits NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Media Release

28 February 2017

Netherlands Defence Chief Visits New Zealand

The Chief of Defence of the Netherlands, General Tom Middendorp, began a visit today hosted by the New Zealand Defence Force. Read more »

Aucklanders urged to have their say on budget

Press Release – Auckland Council

28 February 2017

Aucklanders urged to have their say on budget

Aucklanders are being urged to make sure they have their say on the city’s 2017/2018 budget. Read more »

Pie pays off for West Auckland Powerball winner

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

28 February 2017

Pie pays off for West Auckland Powerball winner

Treating her son to a bakery lunch has paid off for a West Auckland mother who won $3.8 million with Powerball First Division on Saturday. Read more »

Ponsonby Road pedestrian improvements project begins

Press Release – Auckland Transport


An artist’s impression of what the Collingwood Street intersection on Ponsonby Road might look like once complete.
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Alan Johnson – ‘Off the Track’ – 2017 State of the Nation

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society

Alan Johnson – ‘Off the Track’ – 2017 State of the Nation report – Thurs March 2nd – Auckland

Off the Track is the 10th State of the Nation report from The Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. Read more »

Geneva Healthcare’s 7th Annual Cruise the Bays Event

Press Release – Geneva Healthcare

Pre Event Media Release: Geneva Healthcare’s 7th Annual Cruise the Bays Event

For Immediate Release

Geneva Healthcare’s 7th Annual Cruise the Bays Event Read more »

Accessibility legislation would boost NZ’s economy

Press Release – Access Alliance

Media Release – embargoed until 9.30am, Tuesday 28 February 2017.
Accessibility legislation for disabled people would boost New Zealand’s economy by $862 million Read more »

Minister Must Act to Prevent Further CYF Attacks

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Darroch Ball MP

Spokesperson for Social Development
28 FEBRUARY 2017
Minister Must Act to Prevent Further Attacks at Youth Facility Read more »

Jin An selected as Labour’s 2017 candidate for Upper Harbour

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Jin An selected as Labour’s 2017 candidate for Upper Harbour

Jin An has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Upper Harbour for the 2017 General Election. Read more »

Court appearance following Favona incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Court appearance following Favona incident

A 21-year-old man will be appearing in Manukau District Court today charged with assault with a weapon, following a domestic incident at a house in Robertson Road, Favona, last night. Read more »

Fatal stabbing – Favona, Auckland – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fatal stabbing – Favona, Auckland – Counties Manukau

At 9.30 pm on Monday 27th February 2017 Police were called to an address in Robertson Road, Favona, Auckland. Read more »

Marlborough welcomes Government tourism support

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Marlborough welcomes Government tourism support

Marlborough Mayor John Leggett has welcomed today’s announcement by Hon Paula Bennett, Minister of Tourism, of financial assistance for Marlborough’s tourism sector. Read more »

Police investigating aggravated burglary of elderly man

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating aggravated burglary of elderly Papatoetoe man


Counties Manukau Police are continuing to investigate the serious aggravated burlgarly of an elderly man in his Papatoetoe home. Read more »

Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Bill English

Prime Minister

27 February 2017
Media Statement

Timor-Leste Prime Minister to visit

Prime Minister Bill English has welcomed the visit to New Zealand this week of the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, Dr Rui Araújo. Read more »

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