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Recommendations for screen sector workplace relations

Press Release – Film Industry Working Group

Media release

17 October 2018

Recommendations for screen sector workplace relations unveiled

A recommended model to allow collective bargaining for contractors in the screen sector has today been unveiled by the Government-convened Film Industry Working Group. Read more »

Wing 319 celebrate their graduation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Seventy eight new constables will join their friends and family in celebrating their graduation at The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) this week. Read more »

Find Your Voice – new film made in NZ To Premiere Nov. 21

Press Release – Kiriata Publicity

FIND YOUR VOICE, starring Adam Saunders, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Tama Lundon from the revered band Herbs, premieres on November 21 at Event Cinemas Broadway, Newmarket. Read more »

KiwiBuy the only answer to the housing shortage

Press Release – Salvation Army

MEDIA RELEASE

Embargoed until 4 am Wednesday 17th October
Growing homelessness, rent rises and struggles for private investors could be on the way without serious changes to the housing market, The Salvation Army says. Read more »

Government in disagreement over fuel taxes

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Government in disagreement over fuel taxes

The Prime Minister and the Transport Minister can’t agree on the impact their fuel taxes are having on New Zealanders, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend

Press Release – NZTA

Plan ahead for a safe and stress-free Labour Weekend on the road

Motorists intending to go away for Labour Weekend are encouraged to plan ahead to stay safe and avoid delays on congested motorways. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – October 16

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Action underway as NZTA compliance investigation progresses

Press Release – NZTA

16 October 2018
NZ Transport Agency Chief Executive Fergus Gammie says 63 of the 152 high priority compliance files being closely investigated for any safety issues have now been assessed. Read more »

Waitemata police on lookout for counterfeit money

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Constable Rebecca Brown, Waitemata Police.

Police would like to hear from any retailers who may have had customers paying for goods with counterfeit money following the arrest of a 26-year old man. Read more »

Te Haa o Manukau cowork and makerspace officially launches

Press Release – ATEED

Reigniting creative entrepreneurial talent by giving life to new ideas
Te Haa o Manukau cowork and makerspace officially launches Read more »

Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Draft Annual Plan

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Have your say on Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Draft Annual Plan

For immediate release
Tuesday 16 October 2018


Auckland Museum welcomes feedback on its Draft Annual Plan 2019/2020. Read more »

Graeme Dingle Excellence Awards 2018

Press Release – Graeme Dingle Foundation


MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, 16 October 2018


Graeme Dingle Excellence Awards 2018 Honours Exceptional And Resilient Young New Zealanders Read more »

Cross-boundary services on the table for Waikato councils

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

How to best support growing communities across existing council boundaries was a recurring theme at last week’s Hamilton City Council meeting. Read more »

Organise Aotearoa holds protest outside NZDF offices

Press Release – Organise Aotearoa

Organise Aotearoa holds protest outside NZDF offices in Auckland against killing of children, sexual abuse, and coverups
Organise Aotearoa, a new socialist organisation is holding a joint protest today with Auckland Peace Action to condemn war crimes, including the killing of children, perpetrated by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) in Afghanistan. Read more »

Join us at the upcoming SPRING FLING!

Press Release – Freeman and Grey

This November Freeman & Grey are sending Spring off with a bang and throwing an all-day, all night, two-floored festival starring…
SPRING BLOSSOMS | BOOZE | BEATS | & EATS Read more »

Heritage buildings get strengthening boost

Press Release – Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Heritage buildings in Wellington, Nelson’s State Cinema and the former post office in Onehunga, Auckland are receiving funding to help with earthquake strengthening, Read more »

It’s beginning to look a lot like the Farmers Santa Parade

Press Release – Farmers Santa Parade

The team behind the largest Christmas Parade in the country is working as hard as Santa’s elves to make this, the 85th year of the Farmers Santa Parade, the best ever. Families from all over the country will come together on Sunday the 25th of November to witness the astonishing 3,500 plus participants who bring this incredible parade to festive life. Read more »

First Day Entrust Election Voters Well Up On 2015

Press Release – City Vision

The returning officer for the Entrust trustee’s election has reported a first day vote count of 3078 way more than the 471 recorded on the first day of voting back in 2015. (There are nearly a further 9 days before postal voting closes for the 302,000 eligible voters to vote but if you want your vote definitely counted, you should post it back by the 22nd of October 2018.) Read more »

April 2018 super storm highlights deficiencies in Auckland

Press Release – Resilience to Nature’s Challenges

Researchers have found that Auckland businesses are vulnerable to infrastructure loss caused by natural hazard events, with over three-quarters unable to function when water, communication or electricity was lost in this year’s storm in April. Read more »

First Day Entrust Election Numbers Well Up On 2015

Press Release – City Vision

First Day Entrust Election Numbers Well Up On 2015: City Vision Comment

The returning officer for the Entrust trustee’s election has reported a first day vote count of 3078 way more than the 471 recorded on the first day of voting back in 2015.( There Read more »

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