Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Kiwi Pairs up with Olympic Medalist at Skycity NZ Open

Press Release – SKYCITY

Kiwi Pairs up with Olympic Medalist at Skycity NZ Open

Oliver Leydon-Davis is no stranger to flying the flag for New Zealand badminton, he has been amongst the leading group of players for the past 4 or 5 years now, typically in partnership with his long time mate Kevin Dennerly-Minturn in men’s doubles and younger sister Susannah Leydon-Davis in mixed doubles competition. Read more »

A Programme of Phased Cuts in Company Tax

Column – ACT New Zealand

A Programme of Phased Cuts in Company Tax
Over-taxing mobile capital is not a good idea – not if you want jobs and higher wages anyway. Read more »

Urban cycleways a clear priority for councils

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Urban cycleways a clear priority for councils
Transport Minister Simon Bridges says applications have been flooding in for the $90 million remaining in the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme. Read more »

Aucklanders to march against Ports’ plans

Press Release – Stop Stealing Our Harbour

Aucklanders to march against Ports’ plans
Ports of Auckland is again about to feel the wrath of public opinion with protest group Stop Stealing Our Harbour organising a march along Quay Street for this Sunday (3 May). Read more »

Man in custody following armed stand-off in Manurewa

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man in custody following armed stand-off in Manurewa

A man is in Police custody following an armed stand-off in Manurewa this morning. Read more »

Regional air routes must be maintained

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Regional air routes must be maintained

The Government must use its majority shareholding to make sure Air New Zealand cooperates with second tier airlines stepping into the regional routes it has abandoned, Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Public support lifts public transport up priority list

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

Public support lifts public transport and cycling up priority list for transport improvements in the Wellington region

Public transport and cycling are big winners in a new transport plan for the Wellington region approved today by the Regional Transport Committee but some major strategic roading initiatives will also put some muscle into economic growth, Committee Chair Fran Wilde says. Read more »

Police negotiating with armed man, Manurewa

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police negotiating with armed man, Manurewa
Police are at an address in Manurewa where an armed man is negotiating with Police. The man is currently wanted by Police. The Armed Offenders Squad is on site. Read more »

Three charged with corruption and bribery

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Three charged with corruption and bribery after SFO investigation
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has laid charges against three individuals in relation to allegations of bribery worth more than $1 million involving previous employees of Auckland Transport and Rodney District Council. Read more »

Red light cameras to go live in Auckland and Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Red light cameras to go live in Auckland and Wellington
New Police red-light cameras are scheduled to go live at three high-risk intersections from 8am on Thursday 30 April. Read more »

Support growing for Western Connector proposal

Press Release – Auckland Council

Support growing for Western Connector proposal
The Waitakere Ranges Local Board has provided in-principle support for the Western Connector proposal formulated by the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA), which would see the introduction of a single railcar shuttle service between Huapai and Swanson. Read more »

If Left so keen on Living Wage, let’s have the vote again

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Media release
Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer
Monday, 27 April 2015

If Left so keen on Living Wage, let’s have the vote again Read more »

Home detention for dishonest business activity

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Home detention for dishonest business activity at media agency

Glenda Mary Wynyard has been sentenced in the Auckland District Court to eight months of home detention. Read more »

We will remember them – revitalising a War Memorial

Press Release – Jagas Paving

News Release
22/04/15

We will remember them – revitalising a War Memorial

Reopened just in time for Anzac Day, a war memorial in Auckland’s Mount Roskill originally commissioned under legendary mayor Keith Hay has been given a makeover following considerable community efforts and design competition. Read more »

Weekes Family Thanks John Key for Qatari Representations

Press Release – Jane And Martin Weekes

MEDIA STATEMENT
Jane & Martin Weekes

Auckland, New Zealand
24 April 2015
For Immediate Release

Weekes Family Thanks John Key for Qatari Representations Read more »

Government Told to Get Search & Rescue to Nepal

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Government Told to Get Search & Rescue to Nepal

New Zealand First is accusing the government of being a bad Samaritan by not immediately dispatching Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams to Nepal. Read more »

Minister Does Nothing While Hato Petera Fights for Its Life

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Minister Does Nothing While Hato Petera Fights for Its Life

New Zealand First is calling for a mediator to break the impasse between Auckland school Hato Petera and the Catholic Church before the iconic institution is forced to close. Read more »

Trade First Then Talk Human Rights with Saudi Arabia – Key

Press Release – TVNZ

Trade First Then Talk Human Rights with Saudi Arabia – Key

John Key has defended his upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia, saying a free trade agreement with the Kingdom will allow the two parties to talk about a ‘range of issues’ including human rights abuses. Read more »

Speech at Chunuk Bair

Speech – New Zealand Government

Speech at Chunuk Bair

There are places on this peninsula whose names will never be forgotten.

Each country remembers where their soldiers fought, and where they fell. Read more »

RNZN Ship Representation Anzac Day 2015

Press Release – Royal New Zealand Navy

Media Advisory
24 April 2015

RNZN Ship Representation Anzac Day 2015

The Royal New Zealand Navy will be representing New Zealand around the world this Anzac Day. Our ships will be at locations as far away as Gallipoli, at sea or in their New Zealand home ports. The ships’ crews are planning to attend many services to mark this centenary commemoration. Read more »

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