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Not a Sod Turned, But Jokers Come up Trumps

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Not a Sod Turned, But Jokers Come up Trumps on Convention Centre Deal

SkyCity has played a winning hand against Auckland ratepayers and taxpayers with its deal over the international convention centre, says New Zealand First Deputy Leader Tracey Martin. Read more »

PPP for Holiday Highway will double cost to taxpayer

Press Release – Green Party

27 May 2015

PPP for Holiday Highway will double cost to taxpayer
The use of private sector finance to build the Pūhoi-Warkworth motorway will make an already uneconomic project more expensive, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

Article – BusinessDesk

Bob Jones ejected from Air NZ flight

By Pattrick Smellie
May 27 (BusinessDesk) – Property magnate Bob Jones was ejected from an Air New Zealand flight after refusing to take instructions from cabin crew. Read more »

Man arrested after incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man arrested after incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield
Police have taken a 53 year-old man has been taken into custody following this morning’s incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield. Read more »

Planned lane changes on SH16 delayed by weather

Press Release – NZTA

Planned lane changes on SH16 delayed by weather
The NZ Transport Agency says planned lane changes on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (SH16) have been delayed due to poor weather. Read more »

Turners’ profit surges 120%

Article – BusinessDesk

Turners’ profit surges 120% on the back of acquisitions, bolstered loan book

By Suze Metherell
May 27 (BusinessDesk) – Turners, formerly known as Dorchester Pacific, more than doubled annual profit, beating guidance, reflecting its car auction house acquisition and its financing businesses performing ahead of forecast. Read more »

Auditor-General exposes Key’s scapegoating of Council

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

27 May 2015

Auditor-General exposes Key’s scapegoating of Council
The National Government’s blaming of Auckland Council for the city’s housing crisis has been exposed as scapegoating in the Office of the Auditor-General’s latest report, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

$16 million more to support Auckland’s hospices

Press Release – New Zealand Government

27 May 2015
$16 million more to support Auckland’s hospices

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an extra $16 million of funding is being pumped into hospices across greater Auckland over the next four years. Read more »

Auckland v NZ Maori Residents to be livestreamed free

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

27/5/2015
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE
Auckland v NZ Maori Residents to be livestreamed free Read more »

Make this Queen’s Birthday weekend one to remember

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Make this Queen’s Birthday weekend one to remember”

Before you hit the road for the long weekend please take a moment to make sure you’re prepared for your journey and ready to take extreme care on the roads. Read more »

Incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Incident in Camrose Place, Glenfield ”

Waitemata Police are currently responding to an incident in Camerose Place, Glenfield. Read more »

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Press Release – Massey University

Shortland Street films at Massey University
Massey University’s Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week’s Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25/26. Read more »

NZ govt seeks $1B saving by making Pūhoi-Warkworth a PPP

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ government seeks $1 bln saving by making Pūhoi-Warkworth Highway a PPP

May 27 (BusinessDesk) – The government will put the financing and construction of the Pūhoi-Warkworth Highway out to tender as a public private partnership (PPP), a structure that Transport Minister Simon Bridges says may free up $1 billion of state funding for other projects. Read more »

Spend your Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf

Press Release – The Maple

Spend your Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf

Queen’s Birthday on Queens Wharf is back for 2015. Join in the festivities with a three-day free event filled with music, culture, food, industry and history celebrating England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Read more »

Columbus Coffee making more cafes smoke-free inside and out

Press Release – Method Design and Communications

Columbus Coffee making more cafes smoke-free inside and out

This Sunday is World Smokefree day and the day yet another of Columbus Coffee’s 64 franchised cafes becomes fully smoke free inside and out. Columbus Ashburton is the first café in its area to become smoke free and the 27th in the Columbus group. Read more »

Joint Concern: dance teaching as relational practice

Press Release – UNITEC

Joint Concern: dance teaching as relational practice

facilitated by Michael Parmenter

Unitec is hosting a Read more »

NZ economy to grow at annual 3% through to 2017: NZIER

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ economy to grow at annual 3% through to 2017, driving jobs growth: NZIER

May 27 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand economy is expected to grow at about 3 percent a year out to 2017, driving jobs growth and reducing the unemployment rate, according to the NZ Institute of Economic Research’s quarterly predictions. Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 26

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

Prime Minister—Statements

1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements? Read more »

NZ dollar little changed as investors await US economic data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar little changed as investors await US economic data

By Paul McBeth

May 26 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors await US data after markets in the world’s biggest economy were closed for a holiday on Monday. Read more »

Investigations continue into cell death

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Investigations continue into cell death

Counties Manukau Police are investigating after a man was found unresponsive in the Manukau Police Station Custody Unit this morning. Read more »

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