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Hamilton Disappointed at Jetstar Announcement

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Disappointed at Jetstar Announcement

Jetstar has announced this morning that four new regional destinations have been chosen. Those are Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth. Read more »

SKYCITY Auckland agrees to new guaranteed minimum hours

Press Release – SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland agrees to new guaranteed minimum hours for staff

SKYCITY Auckland, together with the Unite Union and the Service and Food Workers Union (SFWU), have struck a landmark agreement that will see all part-time staff on collective employment agreements guaranteed a higher minimum number of hours. Read more »

Jetstar Discussions Will Continue for Rotorua

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

31 August 2015

Jetstar Discussions Will Continue for Rotorua

While Rotorua has not been selected as one of Jetstar’s four regional destinations at this stage, the airline has already indicated it would like to have further discussions around some of the opportunities raised by the region in its proposal. Read more »

Hawke’s Bay welcomes Jetstar

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Tourism

31st August 2015

Hawke’s Bay welcomes Jetstar
News Jetstar will be adding Hawke’s Bay to its flight path has been welcomed by the region. Read more »

Collins Comments – August 31 2015

Column – Judith Collins

Collins Comments – August 31 2015

Hon Judith Collins, MP for Papakura
Hi everyone,

There is plenty of great news for New Zealanders in the progress the Government is making with its policies of promoting education and employment, and its continued the focus on health. Read more »

Minister welcomes Money Week 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith

Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
31 August 2015

Minister welcomes Money Week 2015

Empowering people to be better with money is the key focus for Money Week, says Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith. Read more »

Peter Dunne: reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

Speech – United Future NZ Party

Peter Dunne on the reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, Wellington Read more »

A stormy start to spring

Press Release – MetService

A stormy start to spring

An area of low pressure is forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to the upper and central North Island on Monday and Tuesday. Easterly gales are also expected for many parts of northern and central New Zealand. Read more »

Canam to construct first building in Alexandra Park

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Canam to construct first building in Alexandra Park urban village

The first building in Alexandra Park’s new urban village will be constructed by Canam Construction Limited – a long-time Auckland owned and operated firm. Read more »

Counties Manukau Police looking for Thomas Shortcliffe

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police looking for Thomas Shortcliffe

Counties Manukau Police are looking for Thomas Shortcliffe, who has breached his bail conditions by cutting off his electronic monitoring bracelet and fleeing. Read more »

Wet weekend – then it gets worse

Press Release – MetService

Wet weekend – then it gets worse

A wet weekend will be followed by even heavier rain on Monday and Tuesday. MetService is already keeping a close eye on the upper North Island, including Auckland, for potential heavy rain and severe gales. Read more »

Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station

Press Release – New Zealand Government

150th Anniversary and Reopening of Wellington Central Fire Station – 2 Oriental Parade, Te Aro, Wellington Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Helen Clark

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Helen Clark

Global commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of Paris are not enough to tackle climate change and developed countries, including New Zealand, need “to do more” Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Rupert Soames

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Rupert Soames

Rupert Soames says Mt Eden allegations are a “a major issue” for Serco and “need to be taken very seriously” Read more »

Interview with Judge Carolyn Henwood & Dr Russell Wills

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Judge Carolyn Henwood & Dr Russell Wills

Children’s Commissioner says New Zealand doesn’t have enough social workers or caregivers, “we need more investment” and he expects the government’s reform of CYFs will mean more money and training Read more »

Q+A – Sunday August 30

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A – Sunday August 30

1. Sue Moroney’s paid parental leave bill has been delayed but has a good chance of passing when it’s back before the house in September. Corin Dann will host a debate between the Labour MP and ACT leader David Seymour, one of the bill’s most vocal opponents. Read more »

Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015

Speech – New Zealand Government

Simon Bridges

28 AUGUST, 2015

Road Transport Forum 2015

Good afternoon and thank you for having me here – it is great to have the opportunity to speak to you today, my first such opportunity as Transport Minister. Read more »

SOUL heartened by huge support for movement

Press Release – SOUL

SOUL heartened by huge support for movement

Campaigners from the Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) movement want to express their deep gratitude for the huge support their campaign has gathered in the last month. Read more »

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi’s August Newsletter

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, List MP based in Manukau East

Welcome to our August 2015 newsletter!

The month of July ended with two sad events for Indians across the globe. Read more »

Healthy Families NZ launched in Waitakere

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

Healthy Families NZ launched in Waitakere Read more »

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