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Crime doesn’t pay for cocaine courier

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Crime doesn’t pay for cocaine courier

A Brazilian man who agreed to carry cocaine for cash will spend the next eight years and seven months behind bars, following his sentencing in the Manukau District Court. Read more »

Hours to be extended for Whangaparaoa Road trial

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Hours to be extended for Whangaparaoa Road trial – Auckland Transport
Auckland Transport media release

20 February 2018 Read more »

Auckland Council by-elections final results

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council by-elections final results
Published: 17 February 2018
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Following three Auckland Council by-elections, a ward councillor and two local board members have been elected: Read more »

Tradies get jail time for hiding income

Press Release – New Zealand Inland Revenue

Tradies get jail time for hiding income and evading nearly $1 million in tax

20 FEBRUARY 2018
Two tradesmen have been given prison sentences this month for each evading nearly $1 million in tax. Read more »

Bill English and Tourism NZ boss speaking to exclusive group

Press Release – Hurakia Lodge

Former Prime Minister Bill English and Tourism NZ boss speaking to exclusive group at a top NZ lodge

Former Prime Minister Bill English and Director of Trade, PR and Major Events at Tourism New Zealand René de Monchy, will address investors and family offices from Australia and New Zealand in Auckland on Friday. Read more »

World-leading researcher appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Hipkins

Minister of Education
20 February 2018

World-leading researcher appointed

The University of Auckland has welcomed the appointment of a world leader in Augmented Reality (AR), Professor Mark Billinghurst, to its Entrepreneurial Universities programme, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced today. Read more »

Joyce to stand for National Party leadership

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

20 February 2018

Joyce to stand for National Party leadership



National Party List MP Steven Joyce has announced he will contest the National Party leadership following the retirement of former Prime Minister Bill English. Read more »

20-Year Plan – Horowhenua prepares for growth

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

20-Year Plan – Horowhenua prepares for growth

Horowhenua District Council has given the go-ahead to public consultation on the 2018-2038 Long Term Plan. Read more »

Horowhenua rates and the first 20 year Long Term Plan

Opinion – Veronica Harrod

Rates set to sky rocket if Horowhenua District Council first 20 year Long Term Plan is adopted.

Rates are set to skyrocket in Horowhenua with plans by Horowhenua District Council to spend up to $52.5 million on new waste water systems and $54.3 million on water systems at Waitarere, Hokio, Ohau, Manakau and Waikawa Beach. Read more »

APO packs up instruments and heads to the Shore

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra


APO packs up instruments and heads to the Shore

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) musicians are heading to Bruce Mason Centre on Friday 23 February, and they’re bringing some of classical music’s heavyweights with them: Wagner, Schumann and Mendelssohn. Read more »

Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Armed Forces announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Attorney-General

19 February 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT

Appointment of Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Armed Forces announced Read more »

Judge of the High Court appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Attorney-General

19 February 2018

Judge of the High Court appointed

Attorney-General David Parker has announced today the appointment of District Court Judge Grant Powell as a Judge of the High Court. Read more »

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

Press Release – Auckland Council

Dutch elm disease found on iconic Auckland trees

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Symptoms of Dutch elm disease on the Art Gallery elm tree
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Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police release footage of violent aggravated robbery in Massey”

Police are investigating a violent aggravated robbery that occurred late last month at the Westgate Bowling alley in Westgate Shopping Centre, Massey. Read more »

Clinton: Ticket information for The Growth Faculty’s event

Press Release – The Growth Faculty

Ticketing information for The Growth Faculty’s events in May

There are a number of ticket options available for The Growth Faculty’s events in May:
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An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton events in NZ and Aus

Press Release – The Growth Faculty

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed to visit Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney Read more »

Feminists Interrupt at Auckland Pride Parade

Press Release – Charlie Montague

Feminist activists Charlie Montague and Renée Gerlich dropped a banner at the front of the Auckland Pride Parade. Read more »

Transport Minister celebrates opening of Te Onewa Pā

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Phil Twyford

Minister of Transport
Monday 19 February 2018

Transport Minister celebrates opening of Te Onewa Pā Read more »

St Patrick’s Festival Returns to Auckland’s Central City

Press Release – St Patrick’s Festival Trust

St Patrick’s Festival Returns to Auckland’s Central City

St Patrick’s Festival 2018
Thursday 8th March – Saturday 17th March Read more »

Lord Mayor of London visits New Zealand

Press Release – British High Commission

Lord Mayor of London visits NZ to boost financial and professional sector links

The Lord Mayor of London, an ambassador for the UK’s financial and professional services industry, is visiting New Zealand at the head of a business delegation this week with the aim of strengthening trade links with the City of London. Read more »

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