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Calls for further funding to combat anti-social behaviour

Press Release – Inner City Wellington

Inner-City Wellington calls for further funding to combat anti-social behaviour

In its submission to the Wellington City Council’s draft Annual Plan 2017/18, Inner-City Wellington (ICW) supports the proposed $75,000 for a business case but calls for more funding in the next financial year to deal with the anti-social behaviour on city streets. Read more »

TheatreWorks Birkenhead presents Lady Windermere’s Fan

Press Release – Theatreworks

Press Release – Lady Windermere’s Fan
TheatreWorks Birkenhead presents

LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN, by Oscar Wilde
directed by Elizabeth Waite Read more »

Keep your raincoat handy

Press Release – MetService

Keep your raincoat handy

The changeable weather of late continues through the last few days of Autumn and into the first week of June as a couple of frontal systems are forecast to march across New Zealand from the west, separated by narrow ridges of high pressure. Read more »

Crackdown on dairy robbers and youth offenders welcomed

Press Release – Crime Prevention Group

PRESS RELEASE
Crackdown on dairy robbers and youth offenders welcomed

“The Police initiative and action on at least three out of six recommendations that Crime Prevention Group had necessitated in its memo to the law and order authorities, is a pleasing outcome,” says Crime Prevention Group founder and president Sunny Kaushal. Read more »

Sia Unveils First-Ever Stadium Run In NZ and Australia

Press Release – NicNak Media

Sia Unveils First-Ever Stadium Run In New Zealand And Australia
PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS TO BE UNVEILED IN COMING WEEKS Read more »

Q+A: Steven Joyce interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Steven Joyce interviewed by Jessica Mutch

“We’re not trying to be like Labour” – Finance Minister Steven Joyce Read more »

Q+A: Opposition Parties interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Opposition Parties interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Greens, Labour will work together despite differences over ‘sugar hit’ budget Read more »

More than 500 principals sign open letter to Government

Press Release – NZEI

More than 500 principals sign open letter to Government
28 May 2017
More than 500 school principals from throughout New Zealand have signed an open letter to the Government asking for the funding needed to pay support staff like teacher aides more. Read more »

Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs

Press Release – Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Championships

Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs At Clearwater
Taranaki 20-year-old Sam Jones has been crowned the Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Golf champion after winning a playoff at Clearwater Golf Resort this afternoon. Read more »

Motorists advised to drive with caution on Tamaki Drive

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Motorists advised to drive with caution on Tamaki Drive, Auckland”

Motorists in Auckland are being asked to avoid Tamaki Drive due to possible flooding. Read more »

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Harbour Bridge

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Auckland Harbour Bridge will soon have permanent coloured lighting which – in a world first – will be powered by solar energy and battery, and can be transformed into special event lighting displays. Read more »

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

The decision by the Commerce Commission to investigate Ron Hoy Fong and his questionable advice to property investors to use fake names and target ‘dummies’ is good news, Labour’s spokesperson on Consumer Affairs Michael Wood says. Read more »

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport

27 May 2017
Media Statement

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed plans for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge to be transformed at night with a state-of-the-art, sustainable, world first lighting system. Read more »

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government


Hon Nikki Kaye
Minister for Youth
27 May 2017 Media Statement

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities Read more »

Fatal crash in Royal Road Massey, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal crash in Royal Road Massey, Auckland”

One person died in Massey, West Auckland early this morning after a crash on Royal Road, where a car collided with a taxi. Read more »

Banks Shoes chain latest retailer to call in receiver

Article – BusinessDesk

Banks Shoes chain becomes latest retailer to call in receivers

By Paul McBeth

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Banks Group, which runs 14 stores across the country under the brands including Banks Shoes and Shoe Connection, has been tipped into receivership at the request of director John Bank. Read more »

Trilogy meets guidance with 19% gain in full-year earnings

Article – BusinessDesk

Trilogy meets guidance with 19% gain in full-year earnings, cites raw material costs

By Jonathan Underhill

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – Trilogy International posted a 19 percent gain in annual pretax earnings, meeting guidance, reflecting a full 12-month contribution from distributor CS & Co and stronger sales of its Trilogy beauty products, which offset the impact of higher raw material costs. Read more »

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget
National Party remains ‘dead-locked’ with Labour/Greens alliance in May pre-Budget Read more »

Banks Group Limited (In Receivership)

Press Release – PricewaterhouseCoopers

Media release
Friday, 26 May 2017


Banks Group Limited (In Receivership) trading as Shoe Connection, SNKR, Banks Shoes and Plimmer Shoes

On 26 May 2017 John Fisk and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, were appointed receivers to Banks Group Limited which trades as Shoe Connection, SNKR, Banks Shoes and Plimmer Shoes. Read more »

Budget 2017: $44m extra for Auckland DHB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

26 May 2017 Media Statement Read more »

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