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Minister wishes Black Ferns luck as pros at internationals

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister wishes Black Ferns luck in first internationals as professionals

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson wishes the Black Ferns luck as they open the first of two doubleheaders tomorrow that will see New Zealand taking on Australia’s national rugby sides. Read more »

New infrastructure entity to help drive economic growth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones

Minister for Infrastructure


17 August 2018

EMBARGOED UNTIL 2:30PM MEDIA STATEMENT
New infrastructure entity to help drive economic growth and wellbeing Read more »

Raglan named a Finalist for NZ’s Most Beautiful Small Town

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Raglan named a Finalist for NZ’s Most Beautiful Small Town

Finalists for the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards 2018 have just been released and Waikato District Council is proud to announce that Raglan is a finalist for the Most Beautiful Small Town Award. Read more »

Are the Te Mata Peak loos the best in the land?

Press Release – Hastings District Council

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Parliament: Questions and Answers – August 16

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Zoos collaborate to advocate and share love for lions

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

Zoos collaborate to advocate and share love for lions

Auckland Zoo has welcomed male lions Malik and Zulu from Wellington Zoo to its Africa precinct today, Read more »

On the primary teachers’ strike

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

Around 29,000 public primary school teachers and principals across New Zealand struck for 24 hours on Wednesday over pay and conditions. It was the first nationwide strike called by the trade union, the NZ Educational Institute (NZEI), since 1994 and only the third in its 135-year history. Read more »

Māori Language Week 2018 one month away!

Press Release – Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Pānui Pāpāho News Release
16 Hereturikōkā 2018 16 August 2018

Kotahi marama ki te tīmatanga o Te Wiki o te Reo Māori! Read more »

Infrastructure Commission needed now

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Infrastructure Commission needed now

National’s plan to establish a National Infrastructure Commission is what’s needed now to help jump start the infrastructure pipeline, National’s spokesperson for Infrastructure Jami-Lee Ross says. Read more »

Reappointments to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Hipkins
Minister of Education

16 August 2018 MEDIA STATEMENT
Reappointments to Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu Read more »

Appointments to New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Jenny Salesa

Associate Education Minister
16 August 2018 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO Read more »

State houses on Airbnb inappropriate

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Simon O’Connor – Housing (Social)

16 August 2018

Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford needs to swiftly clamp down on state housing tenants that are renting out surplus rooms in their social housing properties, National’s Social Housing spokesperson Simon O’Connor says. Read more »

Offroad Racers Gather at Feilding for Championship Duel

Press Release – Off Road Association of New Zealand

14 August 2018

Let battle commence:

Offroad Racers Gather at Feilding for Championship Duel

It’s a day of no-holds-barred racing action to decide the champion of stadium short course racing. The fastest and toughest offroad racers in the country are heading to Feilding for this weekend’s UTV Bits New Zealand Offroad Racing Short Course Championship. Read more »

Important Wellington road at risk

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Chris Bishop – MP for Hutt South

16 August 2018
The Government must come clean on what its new transport plan and its focus on building a new tram in Auckland at the expense of regional roads means for the future of the important Petone to Grenada Link Road, National’s Chris Bishop and Brett Hudson say. Read more »

ASICS partners with Auckland and Christchurch City Missions

Press Release – ASICS NZ


ASICS partners with Auckland and Christchurch City Missions


Donating hundreds of shoes to people in need

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REINZ is disappointed foreign buyer ban passes third reading

Press Release – REINZ

REINZ is disappointed foreign buyer ban passes third reading
Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) says: “We are disappointed that the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading today; Read more »

Wellington Apprentice Chef tastes victory

Press Release – ServiceIQ

Wellington Apprentice Chef tastes victory at New Zealand’s national cookery awards

Following an intense ninety-minute cook-off in the heat of the prestigious Apprentice Chef of the Year competition kitchen held at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland on the weekend, the ServiceIQ Champion Apprentice Chef is Wellington’s Liam Wilkie. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – August 15

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Finance

1. Read more »

Palmy Peace Group to Oppose Weapons Expo

Press Release – Peace Action Network

15 Aug 2018

“Peace Action Manawatū will coordinate opposition to the annual NZ Defence Industry Association Forum due to come to Palmerston North in late October.” Read more »

Increased hunger in the land of plenty could be solved

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Increased hunger in the land of plenty could be easily solved

Families going without food on a regular basis is dangerously on the verge of becoming normal in Aotearoa-New Zealand – and the problem doesn’t seem to be easing since recent tax credit and Accommodation Supplement increases. Read more »

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