Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Speech: Parker – Water NZ Conference 2019

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker, Minister for the Environment – Speech

Event: Water NZ Conference 2019
Date: 18 September 2019
New Zealanders value our freshwater. Our rivers, lakes, wetlands, and aquifers. How we care for and use them is a fundamental part of who we are. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Sept 18

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Finance Read more »

Auckland Councillors condemn Nazi comments

Press Release – Phil Goff

Phil Goff, current Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, and Councillors Chris Darby, Richard Hills, Josephine Bartley and Penny Hulse today condemned the use of Nazi slogan by mayoral candidate John Tamihere during a debate last night. Read more »

Holocaust Centre of New Zealand condemns John Tamihere

Press Release – Holocaust Centre

New Zealand’s leading organisation for Holocaust education and remembrance condemns the actions of Auckland Mayoral candidate John Tamihere for his use of a Nazi salute during a recent debate at the Chapel Bar. Read more »

Auckland businesses a priority for council contracts

Press Release – John Tamihere

Press Release

18 September 2019

Auckland businesses a priority for council contracts Read more »

Auckland to host 18th Australasian Tunnelling Conference

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland to host 18th Australasian Tunnelling Conference in 2022

Auckland has secured another business event for 2022, with the largest tunnelling conference in Australasia coming our way. Read more »

Mana whenua decision on Ihumātao shows strong leadership

Press Release – Green Party

Mana whenua decision on Ihumātao shows strong leadership

The Green Party is welcoming today’s decision by the mana whenua of Ihumātao to seek return of the land from the Crown. Read more »

Mike Greer Homes gives back to Tāmaki community

Press Release – Tamaki Regeneration Company

Media release: Mike Greer Homes gives back to Tāmaki community

18 September 2019

Every child at Tāmaki Primary School in Panmure will now get the chance to learn to ride a bike, thanks to a $25K donation from Mike Greer Homes as part of their contribution to the Tāmaki regeneration programme. Read more »

New Zealand’s Most Famous Buildings to go Green

Press Release – Green Building Council

18 September 2019

Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. Read more »

A transformative opportunity for Auckland

Press Release – ATEED

18 September 2019

Amazon’s series based on The Lord of the Rings a transformative opportunity for Auckland Read more »

Activists disrupt gold mining AGM

Press Release – Protect Karangahake Group

Wednesday 18th September
Two activists disguised as shareholders interrupted the AGM of a gold mining company in central Auckland this morning to inform shareholders their plans to mine for gold in conservation estate in the Karangahake Gorge were unwelcome. Read more »

Mayoral Debate on sport generates keen discussion

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

Auckland Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation generates keen discussion
More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

Auckland Mayoral Debate generates keen discussion

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

What lies beneath our two biggest harbours?

Press Release – Auckland Council

More often than not, the Manukau and Kaipara harbours are often seen as the poor relation to the sparkling Waitematā.

Wild and unpredictable with treacherous bars and windblown mudflats, the waters are breeding grounds for several shark species such as the great white shark and bronze whaler, a stopping off point for the migratory godwit and home to the endangered dotterel and wrybill. Read more »

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business

Press Release – SPCA

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business for improper care of animals for sale

A pet store business, E Z Step Ltd trading as Petstop, has been prosecuted by SPCA for improper care of a kitten, a water dragon, and two geckos in its stores. Read more »

Coromandel Locals Protest New Talisman AGM

Press Release – Coromandel Watchdog

18/09/19

Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the ‘Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki’ group are holding a rally outside the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Read more »

Meet the youngest candidate for Auckland Elections

Press Release – Isaac Mercer

18 August 2019

Meet the youngest candidate for Auckland’s 2019 Local Body Elections, Isaac Mercer


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Youth Climate Groups Receivie Ambassador of Conscience award

Press Release – Amnesty International

Youth Climate Groups Receiving Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience award:

Updated commentary in below release (includ those receiving awards). VIDEOS and PHOTOS with further comment here: /AoC 2019 EXTERNAL Read more »

Auckland ranked highest in the country for average rates

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Ratepayers’ Report 2019: Auckland Council ranked highest in the country for average rates
18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Auckland Council now officially has the highest residential rates in New Zealand, reveals the 2019 Ratepayers’ Report, available at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Read more »

2019 Ratepayers’ Report released, methodology explained

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

18 SEPTEMBER 2019
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, in partnership with the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance, has today published this year’s Ratepayers’ Report – online local government league tables – at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Read more »

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