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New skate park inspired by volcanic heritage now open

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

27 February 2017 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

New skate park inspired by volcanic heritage now open Read more »

‘Wellington is full’, finds first post-quake vacancy survey

Press Release – Colliers International

‘Wellington is full’, finds first post-quake vacancy survey

Auckland, February 27, 2017 Read more »

Superbike Championships at ‘Match Point’

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

The 2017 NZ Superbike Championships

SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ‘MATCH POINT’

FEBRUARY 26, 2017: Using an analogy from another sport, if superbike racing was a tennis match then Bay of Plenty’s Tony Rees is at match point. Read more »

Port Hills Fire Public Update – 11.50am

Press Release – Christchurch Civil Defence

Port Hills Fire Public Update – Sunday 26 February
Media Update – 11.50am

Fire prevention tips
We’ve had a few enquiries from residents about how they can reduce the risk of fire on their properties.
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Speech: Shaw – Green Party Candidate Conference

Speech – Green Party

Embargoed until delivery
Speech to Green Party Candidate Conference | 26 February 2017 1 “Our Vision: 2017” Speech to Green Party Candidate Conference, 26 February 2017 James Shaw Read more »

Julie Anne Genter proud to have worked with the people

Press Release – Green Party

Julie Anne Genter proud to have worked with the people of Mt Albert

Green Party MP Julie Anne Genter is grateful for having had the opportunity to talk to thousands of Aucklanders about making their city even better and even greener, during the Mt Albert by-election campaign. Read more »

Mt Albert by-Election Preliminary Results

Press Release – Electoral Commission

Saturday 25 February 2017
Electoral Commission
Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri

Mt Albert by-Election Preliminary Results

The Electoral Commission has released the preliminary results for the 25 February 2017 Parliamentary by-election in the electorate of Mt Albert. Read more »

Major new litter initiative announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Major new litter initiative announced

A major new campaign to stop people littering aims to change behaviour and to educate people, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Parliamentary Private Secretary Scott Simpson announced today at National’s Bluegreen Forum in Auckland. Read more »

No Pride in Prisons says NZ Police “nothing to be proud of”

Press Release – No Pride in Prisons

No Pride in Prisons says New Zealand Police “nothing to be proud of”

Prison abolitionist organisation No Pride in Prisons opposes the inclusion of the New Zealand Police in tonight’s Auckland Pride Parade. Read more »

Prime Minister makes official visit to New Zealand

Press Release – Government Of Timor-Leste

Prime Minister makes official visit to New Zealand

The Prime Minister, H.E. Dr. Rui Maria de Araújo, is undertaking an official visit to New Zealand, leaving Díli on the 25th of February and returning on the 4th of March. Read more »

Peters: Speech to North Shore Grey Power

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
24 FEBRUARY 2017

New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters Read more »

Tony Savage selected as Labour’s candidate for Whangarei

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Friday 24 February 2017

Tony Savage selected as Labour’s 2017 candidate for Whangarei

Tony Savage has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Whangarei for the 2017 General Election. Read more »

Standing as one in this year’s Auckland Pride Parade

Press Release – Auckland Pride Festival

Ngā Honongā Tapu o Te Moana nui ō Kiwa – Sacred Connections of Oceania

This year Tangata Whenua (Iwi Māori) Takataapui Pride float has joined with Tangata Pasefika (Oceania – Peoples of Pacific nations). This is the first year we have seen this type of collaboration in the Auckland Pride Parade. Read more »

Schools no longer required to be in lockdown

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Schools no longer required to be in lockdown

To be attributed to Inspector Andy King, Auckland City Police

The three Remuera schools who were put into lockdown as a precautionary measure have been advised by Police that they are no longer required to be in lockdown. Read more »

She’ll Be Right Attitude Won’t Do on NZ Super

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
24 FEBRUARY 2017

She’ll Be Right Attitude Won’t Do on NZ Super Read more »

LINZ improving shipping safety

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Mark Mitchell

Minister for Land Information
24 February 2017

LINZ improving shipping safety

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has developed a world leading tool for improving shipping safety in New Zealand, says Minister for Land Information Mark Mitchell. Read more »

Key landscape decision released by the Court of Appeal

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

Key landscape decision released by the Court of Appeal
The Court of Appeal judgement in Man O’ War Station v Auckland Council has been released today and EDS has welcomed the comprehensive rejection of the appellant company’s position. Read more »

Reduce traffic and get your kids road smart

Press Release – Auckland Transport

23 February 2017

Reduce traffic and get your kids road smart
Next week is Walking School Bus Week, a chance to celebrate kids and volunteers helping keep traffic volumes down and learning about road safety on their way to school. Read more »

More than words on Housing

Press Release – Peter Wakeman

More than words on Housing Wakeman Mt Albert by-election says
How can people not owning a house get ahead with 15% GST, rents and other living costs when wage increases do not keep up?
The post WWII  Labour Government, instructed the Reserve Bank to create debt-free money to  create employment for  building  houses, infrastructure and planting forests. Read more »

Auckland Traffic Bulletin, 26 Feb to 4 March

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

TRAFFIC BULLETIN
24 February 2017 | AUCKLAND
Overnight motorway closures Read more »

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