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Decision digest: Finance and Performance Committee

Press Release – Auckland Council

Decision digest | Finance and Performance Committee
26 May 2017

Council’s performance under the spotlight

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today met and considered a number of items relating to council performance. Read more »

Auckland Overnight motorway closures 27 May – 3 June 2017

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


TRAFFIC BULLETIN

26 May 2017 | AUCKLAND

Overnight motorway closures
27 May – 3 June 2017
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Kaye: $1.5 billion Budget boost for education

Speech – New Zealand Government

Nikki Kaye

25 MAY, 2017

Speech to National Cross Sector Forum – $1.5 billion Budget boost for education Read more »

Nats’ Budget locks in housing crisis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

26 May 2017

Nats’ Budget locks in housing crisis
National’s ninth Budget forecasts house prices will rise at three times the rate of wages, locking in the housing crisis for years to come, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. Read more »

Band together for a summer of Music in Parks

Press Release – Auckland Council

26 May 2017
Band together for a summer of Music in Parks
New Zealand’s largest showcase of Kiwi music is back for summer 2018 and we are looking for emerging and established musicians from a variety of genres. Read more »

Kids bear the brunt of Budget

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Chris Hipkins
MP for Rimutaka
Education (incl Tertiary and ECE)

MEDIA STATEMENT
26 May 2017

Kids bear the brunt of Budget Read more »

Lines outside WINZ show Budgets fail to address poverty

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Friday 26 May, 2017

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Budget 2017: Lines outside Work and Income show Budgets fail to address poverty Read more »

The real costs of National’s election bribe

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Grant Robertson
MP for Wellington Central

Finance Spokesperson
MEDIA STATEMENT

26 May 2017 Read more »

New members for Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board

Press Release – Auckland Council

26 May 2017

Four new members for Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board
Four new members have been appointed to the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board. Read more »

Beatles Radio Special – Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Press Release – AB Soundbites

MEDIA RELEASE — AVAILABLE FOR PUBLISHING FROM 25TH MAY 2017

1 HOUR RADIO SPECIAL TO CELEBRATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEATLES SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND ALBUM Read more »

Christchurch To Decide The Biggest Long Drive Golfer In NZ

Press Release – South Island Long Drive Golf Tournament

A trip to the world championships of long drive golf is a step closer as Clearwater Golf Resort hosts the Trident Homes South Island Long Drive Golf tournament this Saturday and the playoff against the North Island Champion. Read more »

Budget a Ploy to Hide Crises

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Budget a Ploy to Hide Crises

Nothing Finance Minister Steven Joyce said today in Budget 2017 can get past the fact that New Zealand’s economic growth in real terms, Read more »

Foreign Buyers’ Land Grab Set to Escalate

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Foreign Buyers’ Land Grab Set to Escalate

The land grab by foreign buyers in New Zealand is set to ratchet up, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament, Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Budget Speech 2017

Speech – New Zealand Government

Budget Speech

Mr Speaker

I move that the Appropriation (2017/18 Estimates) Bill be now read a second time. Read more »

Social Investment approach is about punishment

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE USE

Thursday 25 May, 2017

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Budget 2017: Welfare group says Social Investment approach is about punishment, not investment Read more »

Boringly prudent, responsible

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

25 May 2017

Media Release

Boringly prudent, responsible

Michael Barnett, Auckland Chamber of Commerce head, agreed the taxes returned to the pockets of middle New Zealanders was made possible by the hard work and success of business over the past eight years. Read more »

Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

MEDIA RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE USE

Thursday 25 May, 2017

AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY

Budget 2017: Welfare group says Accommodation Supplement increase is a con job Read more »

Budget “like giving a starving dog a rubber bone”

Press Release – Public Service Association

Election year budget “like giving a starving dog a rubber bone” – PSA
Steven Joyce’s first budget is a predictable election year bribe that which will do as little for low-income families as it will for public services, says the PSA. Read more »

Budget a disappointment for Auckland

Press Release – Green Party

25 May 2017

Budget a disappointment for Auckland

Aucklanders are the biggest losers in today’s Budget, with nothing new that will fix transport and housing problems in the city, the Green Party said today. Read more »

New Zealand chairs equipped to lead with purpose

Press Release – NZSTA

New Zealand chairs equipped to lead with purpose
The New Zealand School Trustee Association (NZSTA) is running their annual chair residential programme in Auckland this weekend. Read more »

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