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Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

Press Release – Climate Justice Taranaki

22nd October 2014

Protest at New Plymouth Oil and Gas Expo

About 30 protesters from Climate Justice Taranaki, Frack-free Kapiti, Te Uru Pounamu Action Group, Oil Free Wellington, Frack-free Manawatu and the east coast protested yesterday outside New Plymouth’s biennial Oil and Gas Expo at the TSB Stadium. Read more »

Dynamic Duo going the extra mile to support those in need

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

Dynamic Duo going the extra mile to support those in desperate need

Auckland City Missioner, Diane Robertson and Auckland City Mission Foundation Chair, Rob Campbell are going the extra mile in their support of Aucklanders in desperate need by signing on as part of the Mission’s Auckland Marathon Team. Read more »

Officer’s use of Police dog during arrest was unlawful

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

Auckland officer’s use of Police dog during arrest was unlawful
An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that the use of a Police dog during the arrests of two young men was an excessive use of force and unlawful. Read more »

Coastguard expects busy Labour Weekend on the water

Press Release – Coastguard

23 October 2014

Coastguard expects busy Labour Weekend on the water

Labour weekend is when most kiwis head outside to enjoy our coastline and traditionally it’s a busy weekend on the water. Coastguard New Zealand encourages boaties to get prepared and check their boats before heading out on our seas, lakes and rivers. Read more »

Travel Smart to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Travel Smart to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014
Auckland Transport is encouraging visitors to The Block NZ Open Homes 2014 on Saturday to get smart and think about travelling without the car. Thousands of viewers flocked to last year’s event to see the four houses up close. Read more »

TIN 100 grows to $7.6Bn

Press Release – New Zealand Government

23 October 2014
TIN 100 grows to $7.6Bn

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has congratulated New Zealand’s TIN 100 companies on reaching $7.6 billion in annual turnover, a $1 billion increase over the last five years. Read more »

Questions and Answers – October 22

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Child Poverty—Government Priorities and Policies 1. Read more »

Artists, celebrities use creativity to help keep kids safe

Press Release – Child Matters

Media Release
22 October 2014

NZ artists and celebrities use their creativity to help keep Kiwi kids safe Read more »

Driving Down Wages through Record Migration

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Driving Down Wages through Record Migration
The National government is using uncontrolled migration as a crude device to drive down wages and lower living standards, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Take the sniff test at Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival

Press Release – Heritage New Zealand

Take the sniff test at Highwic’s Sweet Pea Festival

Visitors to this year’s Sweet Pea Festival at Highwic – the Newmarket property cared for by Heritage New Zealand – will be invited to take a sniff test. Read more »

Coleman recognises Sport Scholarships recipients

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Coleman recognises Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships recipients
Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman extends his congratulations to the athletes and sports officials who have been awarded Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. Read more »

Tauranga law firm leads the anti-child abuse charge

Press Release – Child Matters

Tauranga law firm leads the anti-child abuse charge this Buddy Day
Tauranga law firm Cooney Lees Morgan has again partnered with national child advocacy organisation Child Matters to participate in the fourth annual ‘Buddy Day’ – New Zealand’s only child abuse prevention awareness day. Read more »

‘Buddies’ gets adults talking about child abuse prevention

Press Release – Child Matters

Media Release
22 October 2014

‘Buddy’ creation gets Bay of Plenty adults talking about child abuse prevention Read more »

Cold front to crash-gybe the Coastal Classic

Press Release – MetService

MetService News Release
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
Cold front to crash-gybe the Coastal Classic Read more »

Call on Minister McCully to pursue the case of Balibo Five

Press Release – West Papua Action Auckland

22 October 2014

Media Information: Call on Minister McCully to pursue the case of journalist Gary Cunningham and the Balibo Five Read more »

Mondiale Aces name side for start of Plunket Shield

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Media Release
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

The Mondiale Auckland Aces have named their first side of the season for the start of the Plunket Shield against the Northern Knights tomorrow in Whangarei. Read more »

‘Kiss me quick – we’re millionaires!’

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

Media Release 22 October 2014

‘Kiss me quick – we’re millionaires!’

A young South Auckland family are looking forward to moving into the house of their dreams after becoming instant millionaires with Lotto First Division on Saturday. Read more »

Aucklanders’ train use shows they need City Rail Link now

Press Release – Green Party

22 October 2014

Aucklanders’ train use shows they need City Rail Link now

News that Aucklanders overtook Wellingtonians as the biggest train users is further evidence the Government needs to start work on the Auckland City Rail Link now, the Green Party said today. Read more »

CRL Water Runs Deep

Press Release – Auckland Transport

CRL Water Runs Deep

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Highwic spinning and weaving a diamond celebration

Press Release – Heritage New Zealand

Highwic spinning and weaving a diamond celebration


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