Archive for the 'Politics' Category

New talent selected to stand for the Albert-Eden Local Board

Press Release – City Vision

Experience and new talent selected to stand for the Albert-Eden Local Board

City Vision has selected a full ticket of experienced elected representatives and new, diverse talent to contest the eight seats on the Albert-Eden Local Board. Read more »

A makeover for a notable Auckland street

Press Release – Auckland Transport

2 May 2016

A makeover for a notable Auckland street

Auckland Transport has released preliminary designs for the upgrade of Franklin Road in Freeman’s Bay. Read more »

New Zealand Excellence Awards for Indian students announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment

2 May 2016
New Zealand Excellence Awards for Indian students announced Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lance Norman

Column – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lance Norman

Youtube clips from the show are available here. Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Column – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Andrew Little

Youtube clips from the show are available here. Read more »

Record Immigration is Fuelling Housing Market

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
1 MAY 2016
It’s Black And White: Record Immigration is Fuelling Housing Market Read more »

New Zealand strengthens air ties with India

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport

1 May 2016
Media Statement

New Zealand strengthens air ties with India

New Zealand’s new air services agreement with India strengthens ties with one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies. Read more »

Raising awareness of rheumatic fever

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health
1 May 2016
Media Statement
Raising awareness of rheumatic fever
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the start of the 2016 rheumatic fever awareness campaign. Read more »

International Belly Dancers raise money for women’s shelters

Press Release – Phoenix Belly Dance

International Belly Dancers raise money for women’s shelters Local dancers and dance school, Phoenix Belly Dance, will be performing around Auckland on International Belly Dance day to raise funds for the North Shore Women’s Centre. Read more »

New Festival of Italian Cinema

Press Release – Cinema Italiano Festival

New Festival of Italian Cinema

“I Will Not Let Another Year Pass by without Italian Cinema in New Zealand.”
As a good kiwi Italian I could not sit back and allow another year to pass without experiencing quality Italian Cinema. So, from the ground up, we have started a brand new Festival of Italian Cinema. Read more »

North Shore steer best decisions for new bus network

Press Release – Auckland Transport Seminar

29 April 2016

North Shore residents steer best decisions for new bus network

North Shore residents can look forward to a simpler, better connected, and more frequent bus network which reflects the community’s needs, as the final decisions on the New Network for the North Shore were released today. Read more »

New hotel promenade creates an additional walking loop

Press Release – Panuku Development Auckland

New hotel promenade creates an additional walking loop for the waterfront

Friday 29 April 2016

Pedestrians will soon be able to stroll around the entire waterfront edge of the Viaduct Basin thanks to a new promenade being delivered as part of a five star hotel development. Read more »

Auckland Transport needs to get back in its box

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Auckland Transport needs to get back in its box

Press release: ACT New Zealand
April 29, 2016. 3:40pm

ACT Leader David Seymour is encouraging mayoral candidate Vic Crone’s stand on political billboards. Read more »

$13,000 awarded in overdue rates case

Press Release – Auckland Council

$13,000 awarded in overdue rates case

The Auckland District Court has today awarded $13,249.20 as a contribution towards Auckland Council’s costs incurred while recouping unpaid rates from Kingsland resident Penny Bright. Read more »

Kiwis Lose Out as More Land Goes to Foreigners

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

KIWIS LOSE OUT AS MORE LAND GOES TO FOREIGNERS

It’s not just Auckland houses being snapped up by foreign money – sales of large tracts of New Zealand land to foreigners continue unabated, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Bus changes to meet demand

Press Release – Auckland Transport

29 April 2016
Bus changes to meet demand

Auckland Transport welcomes the Generation Zero: Better Bus Report but General Manager AT Metro Mark Lambert says it highlights some of the key initiatives already underway that will improve bus services in Auckland further. Read more »

“Missing woman found”

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Missing woman found”

Missing Chinese woman Yaqin Wu has been found safe this afternoon at Auckland Airport. Read more »

NZ to host RCEP negotiating round in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Todd McClay

Minister of Trade

29 April 2016

NZ to host RCEP negotiating round in Auckland
Trade Minister Todd McClay confirmed today New Zealand will host the 13th round of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade negotiation in Auckland from 12-18 June 2016. Read more »

Schools’ Peace Week 2016: Dialogues for Peace

Press Release – New Zealand Peace Foundation

Schools’ Peace Week 2016: Dialogues for Peace
Auckland, 27 April 2016 – The Peace Foundation, Aotearoa/New Zealand is organizing its 16th Schools’ Peace Week event for schools across New Zealand and abroad. Read more »

Building investment hits record high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing
29 April 2016
Building investment hits record high

Building is at a record high, with consents of $13.6 billion of residential and commercial work across New Zealand for the year to 31 March 2016, the largest investment ever in both nominal and real terms, new building consent data out today shows. Read more »

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