Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Architect Sir Ian Athfield to be commemorated in Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Architect Sir Ian Athfield to be commemorated in Wellington this Sunday

A public commemoration of the life and work of architect Sir Ian Athfield will be held in Wellington this Sunday (1 February), at 3pm. Read more »

Progress made on Plan for Karangahape Road Cycleways

Press Release – Generation Zero

Progress made on Plan for Karangahape Road Cycleways
Youth group, Generation Zero, is pleased to see the progress being made with the recently released Karangahape Road plan, Read more »

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei keen to invest in housing

Press Release – Ngati Whatua

28 January 2015

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei keen to invest in housing

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei wants to play a greater role in housing within Auckland, for the benefit its members and the wider community. Read more »

$5m to expand Food Innovation Network

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister of Science & Innovation

29 January 2015

$5m to expand Food Innovation Network Read more »

Reserve Bank Act Fails Exporters Again

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader

29 January 2015

Reserve Bank Act Fails Exporters Again

With the Official Cash Rate held at 3.5 percent, the Reserve Bank needs to take lessons from the Bank of Canada over how to surprise the markets, says New Zealand First Leader, the Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Second crop of the best Loading Docs announced for 2015

Press Release – Loading Docs

Second crop of the best Loading Docs announced for 2015

29 January 2015

A suburban picture palace on the brink of extinction, Read more »

Focus on migrants’ contribution to Auckland economy

Press Release – Auckland Council

29 January 2015

Focus on migrants’ contribution to Auckland economy

Successfully attracting and retaining skilled migrants to Auckland is a focus of a new partnership between Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Immigration New Zealand (INZ). Read more »

Social housing proposal falls short

Press Release – The Maori Party

Social housing proposal falls well short of addressing housing challenges for whānau

While the Māori Party welcomes some of the social housing proposals announced yesterday, it believes much more needs to be done to provide healthy and affordable homes for whānau. Read more »

Two New Emirates A380 Europe Destinations from Auckland

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

Two New Emirates A380 Europe Destinations from Auckland: Dusseldorf and Madrid

New Zealanders will be able to fly all the way from Auckland on an Emirates A380 to more centres in Europe with the announcement by the airline today that it is adding two further A380 destinations in Europe: Dusseldorf and Madrid. Read more »

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

Press Release – NZRL

Mannering caps landmark year at NZRL Awards

NZ skipper Simon Mannering has captured NZ rugby league’s top honour for 2014, taking out the Kiwis Player of the Year category at tonight’s national awards. Read more »

SH1 Victoria Park Viaduct Upgrade – progress update

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

SH1 Victoria Park Viaduct Upgrade – progress update

The Auckland Motorway Alliance is making steady progress installing 1.5km of new steel barrier and 50 LED lights on the Victoria Park Viaduct. We are on track to finish the upgrade by Wednesday 18 March 2015. Read more »

Housing reforms needed to go further says CHA

Press Release – Community Housing Aotearoa

Media release

Government housing reforms needed to go further says CHA

Today’s Government announcement on social housing is a step in the right direction but it needed to bolder, according to the group representing community housing providers and its partner Te Matapihi. Read more »

Key Notes: Delivering more social housing

Column – New Zealand National Party

Key Notes: Delivering more social housing to New Zealanders in need

Today I delivered a major speech in Auckland focused on our plans around social housing. Read more »

Ten year old girl subjected to indecent exposure

Press Release – New Zealand Police

North Shore Police ask public to be vigilant following second indecent exposure in Belmont/Devonport area

North Shore Police are asking the Devonport/Belmont community to be vigilant, following a second case where a man has indecently exposed himself to a young girl in two weeks. Read more »

Record for Coastguard over Anniversary Weekend

Press Release – Coastguard

Record for Coastguard over Anniversary Weekend and last chance for Aucklanders with Coastguard’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade! Read more »

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing
The Government’s commitment to helping New Zealanders in need by providing more social housing is at the heart of its social housing reform programme, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. Read more »

Ministers confirm commitment to social housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Bill English
Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand

Hon Paula Bennett
Minister for Social Housing

28 January 2015 Read more »

John Key Speech: Next steps in social housing

Speech – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key
Prime Minister

28 January 2015

Speech: Next steps in social housing

Stamford Plaza, Auckland Read more »

AUT gets the Rainbow Tick

Press Release – AUT University

AUT is the first New Zealand tertiary provider to get the Rainbow Tick
AUT University has become the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to be awarded a Rainbow Tick for the level of engagement and support shown to the Rainbow community both internally and externally. Read more »

Getting to and from the Nines is easy with public transport

Press Release – Auckland Transport

28 January 2015

Getting to and from the Nines is easy with public transport

The Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines are back this weekend for a second sold-out year. It’s become one of the biggest events on Auckland’s sporting calendar. The Nines are at Eden Park this Saturday and Sunday, 31 January and 1 February. Read more »

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