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New Zealand scientists first to march in global event

Press Release – Public Service Association

New Zealand scientists first to march in global event
New Zealand scientists will be the first in the world to take part in the Global March for Science tomorrow. Read more »

NZDF undermining tactics continue

Press Release – Public Service Association

NZDF undermining tactics continue in the face of further industrial action
Civilian staff in the New Zealand Defence Force continue to be subjected to undermining tactics in their attempts to bargain for a pay increase, the PSA says Read more »

New competition brought by motorway welcomed

Press Release – GymSpot Warkworth

GymSpot Warkworth welcomes the new competition the motorway extension brings

Since the announcement of the Northern motorway extension from Puhoi to Te Hana, development of commercial and residential property in Warkworth has been steady. Outlined in Auckland councils 10 year plan, the Warkworth region is earmarked as one of the largest areas of growth in the entire country. Read more »

Call for nominations in Manukau Harbour Awards

Press Release – Auckland Council

21 April 2017

Call for nominations in Manukau Harbour Awards

Auckland Council is inviting nominations for the Mauri o te Moana Awards to recognise the work of iwi, individuals and community groups who have helped to protect and restore the mauri of the Manukau Harbour over the last three years. Read more »

Restaurant Brands staff to go on first strike in a decade

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 21 April 2017 12:08 PM

Restaurant Brands staff to go on first strike in a decade

By Paul McBeth Read more »

Future Kiwis learn from the best

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Friday, April 21, 2017

New Zealand Rugby League 2017 16s & 18s National High Performance Camp – Media Opportunity
Future Kiwis learn from the best Read more »

New Golf Event with US & World Champs the Big Prize

Press Release – Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Championships

It’s just on one month away from a new event on the sporting calendar where anyone could win a trip to the United States and a chance at some big prize money. Read more »

Trucking industry combines forces to find 1,000 more drivers

Press Release – Wright Communications

Trucking industry combines forces to find 1,000 more drivers
The trucking industry and the Government’s Sector Workforce Engagement Programme (SWEP) have joined forces to get as many as 1,000 more drivers into the road freight transport industry nationwide. Read more »

Leading broadcaster slams Government land grab

Press Release – Save Our Reserves

21th April 2017

Leading broadcaster slams Government land grab
Leading sports broadcaster Peter Montgomery has strongly condemned Government plans to rezone part of a major Auckland reserve into residential housing as a ‘land grab’ that if allowed to proceed will “set a dangerous precedent for all reserves in New Zealand”. Read more »

Minister welcomes aged care research

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nicky Wagner

Associate Minister of Health
21 April 2017
Minister welcomes aged care research

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming new research about the care and support needs of older Maori. Read more »

Alan Johnson – ‘Off the Track’ – State of the Nation report

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society

Alan Johnson – ‘Off the Track’ – 2017 State of the Nation report – Thurs May 18th – Auckland

‘Off the Track’ is the 10th State of the Nation Report from The Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. Read more »

eGate expansion project nears completion

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nicky Wagner
Minister of Customs

21 April 2017 Media Statement Read more »

TPP minus US starting to gain ground

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday 21 April 2017 09:20 AM

TPP minus US starting to gain ground

By Pattrick Smellie

April 21 (BusinessDesk) – The Japanese government is picking up the pace on reviving the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment deal, with talks scheduled next month among the 11 countries left in the pact after the withdrawal by the US after the election of president Donald Trump. Read more »

Three new directors appointed to Auckland Transport board

Press Release – Auckland Transport

21 April 2017

Three new directors appointed to Auckland Transport board

Former Finance Minister Sir Michael Cullen, Mary-Jane Daly and Kylie Clegg have been appointed to the board of the Auckland Council-controlled organisation Auckland Transport (AT). Read more »

Potentially serious crashes averted

Press Release – NZTA

21 April 20177 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

Potentially serious crashes averted through Brynderwyns safety improvements
Dozens of potentially serious crashes have been avoided since safety barriers were installed on State Highway 1 on the Brynderwyn Hills. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 23 – 29 April 2017

Press Release – NZTA

TRAFFIC BULLETIN
21 April 2017 | AUCKLAND

Overnight motorway closures 23 – 29 April 2017

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 28 April 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Arrest following Christmas Eve bus crash in Gisborne

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Arrest following Christmas Eve bus crash in Gisborne
Police have arrested a 65-year-old man in relation to the bus crash that happened on Christmas Eve (24 December 2016), on State Highway 2, south of Gisborne. Read more »

Welcoming World Masters Games 2017 to Cornwall Park

Press Release – Cornwall Park Trust Board

Media Release

21 April 2017

Welcoming World Masters Games 2017 to Cornwall Park Read more »

New Record Median Price as Volumes Steady

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

News Release 21 April 2017

New Record Median Price as Volumes Steady

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Alternative Anzac Day Event

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

Media Release: Alternative Anzac Day Event

From: Auckland Peace Action

Date: Friday, 21 April 2017

An alternative Anzac day event called Prayers for Peace is happening on Tuesday, 25 April at 11am at the Band Rotunda at the Auckland Domain. It is a pro-peace, anti-war event that has been organised to provide a balance to the pro-war State-sponsored Anzac events. Read more »

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