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Nuk Korako on National Party leadership election

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Statement on National Party leadership election

Nuk Korako, National List MP based in the Port Hills and Chair of the Māori Affairs Select Committee, is supporting Hon Bill English as Leader of the National Party, and Hon Paula Bennett as Deputy Leader. Read more »

Four legged Customs recruits graduate

Press Release – New Zealand Government


Hon Nicky Wagner with Customs Officer, Kat Goddard and Casey
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Waiheke Island now fully fibred

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Amy Adams
Minister for Communications
8 December 2016 Media Statement Read more »

Reserve sale proceeds should be reinvested in public land

Press Release – Auckland Council

Phil Goff: Pt England Reserve sale proceeds should be reinvested in public land

Published: 6 December 2016 Read more »

Affordability and travel issues sway housing choices

Press Release – Auckland Council

8 December, 2016

Affordability and travel issues sway housing choices

A survey of over 3000 Aucklanders has provided evolving insights into people’s housing and travel preferences. Read more »

Overnight Auckland to Wellington sleeper service launched

Press Release – ManaBus

ManaBus.com launches overnight Auckland to Wellington sleeper service

Wellington and Auckland are now just a good night’s sleep away with the launch of ManaBus.com’s premium overnight sleeper bus service, the only one of its kind in New Zealand. Read more »

Funding for key piece of Hauraki Rail Trail announced

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Funding for key piece of Hauraki Rail Trail announced
(Photo: the bulk of the Kopu to Kaiaua section of the Hauraki Rail Trail is expected to be completed by April 2017.) Read more »

Work on $700m Puhoi road underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges

Minister of Transport
8 December 2016 Media Statement
Work on $700m Puhoi road underway
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Minister welcomes Detector Dog graduates

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins
Minister of Corrections
8 December 2016 Media Statement

Minister welcomes Detector Dog graduates Read more »

Work underway on busy Muriwai intersection

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport
8 December 2016
Media Statement

Work underway on busy Muriwai intersection Read more »

Striking ambos win meal break changes

Press Release – FIRST Union

For immediate release: 8 December 2016

Striking ambos win meal break changes

The union representing more than 900 ambulance officers says its members are pleased that St John has announced to staff it will begin interpreting the meal break provision differently, but they’re renewing their calls for more staff to help relieve escalating workloads. Read more »

Police response to IPCA report into fleeing driver incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police response to IPCA report into fleeing driver incident”

Police has accepted the findings of the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s investigation into a fleeing driver incident in Auckland on 3 September 2015. Read more »

Unjustified risks taken during pursuit of fleeing driver

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

MEDIA STATEMENT

10am, Thursday 8 December 2016

Police took unjustified risks during pursuit of fleeing driver in Auckland Read more »

Judicial review, proposed sale of Tauranga HNZ properties

Press Release – State Housing Action

State Housing Action Incorporated

7 December 2016

Media release:

Judicial review over proposed sale of Tauranga HNZ properties Read more »

‘Max and Bella and friends’ voted Visitor Favourite

Press Release – Sculpture OnShore

‘Max and Bella and friends’ voted NZ Sculpture OnShore Visitor Favourite


‘Max and Bella and friends’ by Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten.
Photo Credit: Janet Jones
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Questions & Answers -7 December 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

ANDREW LITTLE (Leader of the Opposition): My question is to the Minister of Finance. Does he stand by his statement— Read more »

Watching to see who’s naughty and nice

Press Release – Auckland Council

7 December 2016

Watching to see who’s naughty and nice

‘Tis the season and for thousands of New Zealanders it’s time to party, have a few drinks, let loose and celebrate the coming holidays. Read more »

Chapman Tripp lawyer speaks at United Nations refugee event

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Media Release

CHAPMAN TRIPP LAWYER SPEAKS AT UNITED NATIONS REFUGEE EVENT

7 December 2016 Read more »

Report fails to identify significant archaeological finds

Press Release – Save Our Unique Landscape

Fletcher report fails to identify significant archaeological finds at Ihumātao

A review by senior Auckland archaeologist Ian Lawlor challenges the draft archaeological work, commissioned by Fletcher, for its application to Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga for an authority to modify and destroy archaeological sites located within the proposed SHA 62 development at Ihumātao. Read more »

New Zealand’s top 10 Instagram spots in 2016

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

New Zealand’s top 10 Instagram spots in 2016

Instagram have released New Zealand’s top ten spots to snap a ‘gram.
The top spots are based on the number of images geo-tagged to specific locations and compared to 2015’s list there are some new and some classic additions. Read more »

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