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‘Property is Theft!’ & ‘Kaitani’ at The Physics Room

Press Release – The Physics Room

Reuben Moss’ Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

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The East West Link – Govt Looks For A Cheaper Solution

Press Release – TransTasman

21 November, 2017
The East West Link – Govt Looks For A Cheaper Solution

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – A green light from the Board of Inquiry appointed to consider the $1.8bn East West Link in Auckland has not deterred the Govt from its death sentence for the project in its current form. Read more »

Draper Makes It Three Wins in a Row

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Draper Makes It Three Wins in a Row
NOVEMBER 21, 2017: It is a record three wins in a row for Husqvarna star Liam Draper after he again won the annual Dead Toad cross-country race in the Woodhill Forest, west of Auckland, on Sunday. Read more »

Coastguard volunteers search overnight for missing fisherman

Press Release – Coastguard

Coastguard volunteers search overnight for missing fisherman

At 2354 hours last night, Coastguard’s Operations Centre was contacted by police requesting assistance with the search for a fisherman missing off Bowentown Harbour in the Bay of Plenty. Read more »

Union Condemns ‘Amateurish’ Approach to Public Safety

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Rail & Maritime Transport Union 21st November 2017

Rail Union Condemns Auckland Transport’s ‘Amateurish’ Approach to Public Safety Read more »

David Kennedy appointed as new Panuku director

Press Release – Auckland Council

20 November 2017

David Kennedy appointed as new Panuku director

Auckland Council has appointed leading property executive and company director David Kennedy to the board of its urban regeneration agency, Panuku Development Auckland. Read more »

$10,000 fine for crayfish offences

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Gisborne men fined total of more than $10,000 between them for crayfish offences

20 November 2017

Two Gisborne men, one a church minister, have been fined a total of more than $10,000 between them for a range of crayfish offences. Read more »

Underwater nurseries installed in Mahurangi Harbour

Press Release – Revive Our Gulf


A previously restored mussel reef near Waiheke Island – Photo by Shaun Lee
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Make the most of summer with Auckland Libraries

Press Release – Auckland Council

20 November, 2017
Make the most of summer with Auckland Libraries

Kick back and relax this summer with Auckland Libraries. We’re offering a great range of fun and free summer services and activities so you can make the most of the holiday break. Read more »

Auckland Council wins prestigious 6 Green Star Award

Press Release – Auckland Council

20 November 2017

Auckland Council wins prestigious 6 Green Star Award

Auckland Council announced today that it is the proud winner of a prestigious 6 Green Star award for the retrofit internal building upgrade project at the council’s headquarters at 135 Albert Street. Read more »

Time Might Be Right to Claim Another Title

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Time Might Be Right to Claim Another Title
NOVEMBER 20, 2017: Oparau’s James Scott is not a greedy person, but he does feel the time might be right for him to claim another national motocross title. Read more »

Stunning Auckland Salon Wins Best Salon Design Award

Press Release – Kitomba

Stunning Auckland Salon Wins Best Salon Design Award
ASC Salon has won Best Salon Design at the 2017 Kitomba NZARH Business Awards. Read more »

Police Appeal for Sightings of Missing Pukekohe Man

Press Release – NZ Police

Police Appeal for Sightings of Missing Pukekohe Man

Police are looking to locate 87-year-old Herbert O’Donnell who went missing yesterday (Sunday 19 November, 2017). Read more »

Honda Man Still Leader of the Pack

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Honda Man Still Leader of the Pack
NOVEMBER 20, 2017: Bay of Plenty man Cody Cooper could never be accused of being boring, but the ease with which he won again at the weekend does make the Honda Racing Team crew very relaxed indeed. Read more »

Christmas Drive-through hopes to reach 26,000-mark

Press Release – Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

Monday 20 November 2017

Christmas Drive-through hopes to reach 26,000-mark
Each December for the past 14 years, Massey Presbyterian Church in West Auckland has run a free Christmas Drive-through, in which people can experience the Christmas story – with animals, actors, stages, and singing – from the comfort of their car. Read more »

Minimal Silence Release Debut Single – ‘House of Flies’

Press Release – NicNak Media

Smokefreerockquest Band Winners, Minimal Silence, Release Debut Single – ‘House of Flies’
After storming home to victory at the 2018 Smokefreerockquest, Minimal Silence today release their debut single, ‘House of Flies’. Read more »

Matakana Country Park Tourism Hub For Sale

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

Leading Country Park Tourism Hub Placed on the Market Tourism Hub
The land and buildings housing one of the biggest hospitality and tourism operations in the Greater Auckland region has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Labour selects Josephine Bartley to run in By-election

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour selects Josephine Bartley to run in Auckland Council By-election.

Panmure resident Josephine Bartley has secured Labour’s backing in the upcoming by-election for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki ward. Read more »

Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā

Press Release – City Vision

Former Green MP Denise Roche selected to contest Waitematā Local Board by-election

City Vision is pleased to announce that former Green MP Denise Roche has been selected as their candidate for the by-election for the Waitematā Local Board. Voting packs will be delivered from Friday 26 January 2018 with voting closing at noon on Saturday 17 February 2018. Read more »

Distress beacons save lives – two yacht rescues completed

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Distress beacons save lives – two yacht rescues completed safely

19 November 2017
Both solo-yachtsman whose vessels were badly damaged north of New Zealand at the weekend have been rescued successfully because they had distress beacons. Read more »

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