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The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag

Lisa Owen: Welcome back. Read more »

The Nation: RSA President BJ Clark & Ian Taylor, New NZ Flag

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews RSA President BJ Clark and tech innovator Ian Taylor about changing the NZ flag

Lisa Owen: Welcome back. Read more »

Death – Gooch Place, Sommerville

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Death – Gooch Place, Sommerville

Counties Manukau Police are investigating the death of a 41 year-old man who died during an altercation at Gooch Place, Sommerville, in the early hours of this morning. Read more »

Package Destroyed – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Package Destroyed – Counties Manukau

At 5.40p.m. this afternoon Counties Manukau Police were alerted to a parcel which had been delivered to a courier company in South Auckland. Read more »

Wiri Death Considered Suspicious

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Wiri Death Considered Suspicious

Counties Manukau Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 45 year old man at a commercial premises in Wiri this afternoon. Police and emergency services were called to the scene just before 2pm after a man was found unconscious. The man died at the scene. Read more »

Canterbury Bulls v Wai-Coa-Bay in national final

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

MEDIA RELEASE

October 17, 2014

NZRL Media Release – Canterbury Bulls v Wai-Coa-Bay in national final Read more »

Auckland’s newest Waterfront initiative a team effort

Press Release – The Arts Foundation

Auckland’s newest Waterfront initiative a team effort

Embargo Friday 17 October 9:00am

Waterfront Auckland and the Arts Foundation’s crowdfunding website, Boosted, are working together to present a series of temporary installations at a range of ‘unmined areas’ on the Auckland Waterfront. Read more »

NZ businesses to make child abuse a priority conversation

Press Release – Buddy Day

NZ businesses to make child abuse a priority conversation on 14 November

Many leading New Zealand businesses have partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual ‘Buddy Day’ – New Zealand’s only child abuse prevention awareness day. Read more »

Police investigating death in Wiri

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating death in Wiri
Counties Manukau Police are at the scene of an incident in Wiri where a man was found unconscious and subsequently passed away. Read more »

Auckland Council gets its teeth into Kai Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council gets its teeth into Kai Auckland
Hundreds of people across Auckland are sitting down to share community meals this week as part of the launch of Kai Auckland. Read more »

Labour backs urban development plans

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour backs urban development plans
Auckland Council’s plan to set up an urban development agency is to be applauded and central government should get behind it to make it a success, Labour’s Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Activists Successfully Stop House Removal in Glen Innes

Press Release – Tamaki Housing Group

Activists Successfully Stop House Removal in Glen Innes

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NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

NZTA Traffic Bulletin
OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
19 October – 25 October 2014

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 October. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Sheep to help Alice’s slippery slide at Waterview

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

17 October 2014

Sheep to help Alice’s slippery slide at Waterview

Some of New Zealand’s 30 million or so sheep are set to play a critical role in the next stage of the country’s largest roading project, the NZ Transport Agency’s $1.4b Waterview Connection in Auckland. Read more »

Jonathan Coleman – Health Minister checks out Ebola unit

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

17 October 2014
Media Statement Read more »

Sole Parents lead the way in benefit drop

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Anne Tolley
Minister for Social Development

17 March 2014 Media Statement

Sole Parents lead the way in benefit drop Read more »

Speech to Fieldays stakeholder engagement function

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries

17 October 2014

Speech to Fieldays stakeholder engagement function Read more »

Cultural impact assessments: balance needed

Press Release – Auckland Council Media

Media release
17 October 2014

Cultural impact assessments: balance needed

“Protecting Auckland’s cultural heritage is a key part of Auckland Council’s job but so is making sure consent applicants don’t find themselves tied up in unnecessary red tape,“says Roger Blakeley, Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer. Read more »

Latest leak of TPPA intellectual property text confirms risk

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

17 October 2014

Latest leak of TPPA intellectual property text confirms risks for NZ, need to pull back Read more »

Simpler hearings process tools being developed

Press Release – Auckland Council

Simpler hearings process tools being developed
Help is at hand for submitters to the Auckland Unitary Plan hearings who are having difficulties understanding and navigating the hearings process. Read more »

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