Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Strong first week of firearms buy-back events

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Strong first week of firearms buy-back events

The first full week of the firearms buy-back and amnesty has produced a strong turnout as events roll out nationwide for the first time. Read more »

Firearms buy-back and amnesty collection events, Sunday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Firearms buy-back and amnesty collection events, Sunday 21 July”

Police held seven collection events around the country today as part of the prohibited firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme. Read more »

Town square brings Takapuna’s future closer

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

By Terence Harpur – Chief Executive of the Takapuna Beach Business Association

Takapuna’s transformation has taken another big step, following a recent decision by Auckland Council to approve the layout of a large public town square. Read more »

NZ Maori Council takes on global cosmetics giant

Press Release – Maori Council

The Head of the New Zealand Maori Council has called for the Government to hold an immediate investigation into the global cosmetics company Sephora after they were caught dumping waste hundreds and thousands of waste paper products embedded with cosmetic chemicals down the drains of Auckland’s Queen Street. Read more »

Simon Shepherd interviews Minister for Agriculture

Press Release – TVNZ

Simon Shepherd: The government says its agreement with farmers, that they should pay for agricultural emissions, is historic. Read more »

Celebrate the Small Producers with a Glass or Two At Craft’d

Press Release – Craft’d Wine and Spirits Festival

Celebrate the Small Producers with a Glass or Two! At Craft’d!
Auckland’s favourite boutique wine and spirits festival bursts into life, this Sunday! Read more »

2020 New Zealander of the Year Awards Update

Press Release – New Zealander of the year

2020 New Zealander of the Year Awards Update

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to provide the following nominations update for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards. Read more »

Measles case confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

An infant has been confirmed with measles in Hawke’s Bay and is in Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

The infant contracted the highly contagious airborne disease while visiting Auckland. Read more »

Trotman heats up Auckland Council Election

Press Release – Communities and Residents

Business woman and community advocate Sarah Trotman will stand for Auckland Council at this year’s local elections in the Waitematā and Gulf ward. She will be running as a C&R – Communities & Residents councillor candidate. Read more »

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 19 July 2019

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Date: 19 July 2019
There has been no let-up in Biosecurity New Zealand’s response to the recent fruit fly finds in the Northcote area, with restrictions remaining in place to contain the pest. Read more »

A season of success for northern lifeguards

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Award nominations reflect a season of success for northern lifeguards

Three northern region clubs have been nominated for a diverse range of rescues at this year’s Toyota Financial Services Surf Life Saving Northern Region Awards of Excellence on 27 July. Read more »

Cake and gifts mark Waikato Women’s Fund’s first birthday

Press Release – Waikato Women’s Fund

A significant financial gift was ‘the cherry on the top’ at the Waikato Women’s Fund’s recent first birthday ‘cake breakfast’, announced following powerful speeches from two local leaders. Read more »

Research finds ethnic disparities in NZ child protection

Press Release – AUT University

Research finds ethnic disparities in New Zealand child protection

AUT research shows that Māori children are almost four times more likely than those of European descent to be placed out of home by child protection services. Read more »

Portage and Waitakere Licensing Trusts Elections

Press Release – West Auckland Trusts

19 July 2019

Nominations Open for Portage and Waitakere Licensing Trusts Elections

Nominations are being sought for the Portage Licensing Trust and Waitakere Licensing Trust elections. Read more »

Netball NZ U17 Champs results

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

A passionate home crowd has spurred Waitakere 1 on to its first Netball NZ U17 Champs title in almost 10 years.

Waitakere 1 beat Manawatu Green 46-34 at Netball Waitakere headquarters in Auckland on Thursday. Read more »

Government funding a thumbs up for model glass recycling

Press Release – Glass Packaging Forum

The announcement of $256,500 for Tauranga’s glass recycling service is a strong endorsement by Government of colour-sorted, kerbside glass collection, says Glass Packaging Forum scheme manager Dominic Salmon. Read more »

Information Sessions on Medicinal Cannabis Scheme

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Date: 18 July 2019

Information sessions on proposals for The Medicinal Cannabis Scheme take place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch over the next fortnight. The sessions are open to anyone with an interest in learning more about the proposed scheme. Read more »

Vast City Vision Rates Increase Proposed

Press Release – Mark Thomas

Albert-Eden-Puketāpapa council candidate Mark Thomas is calling on City Vision’s political leader Councillor Cathy Casey to clarify whether she backs the bold rates increase, and vast and unusual spending programme outlined by her running mate Mark Graham. Read more »

What’s driving this Government’s tax policy?

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

18 July 2019

What’s driving this Government’s tax policy?

After saying she wouldn’t give tax cuts to people who didn’t need them, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Government has done a 180-degree turn on her pledge with its latest tax on cars, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Funding to help drive Southland’s economic growth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Shane Jones

Minister for Regional Economic Development


18 July 2019 Read more »

Next Page »