Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

The Leading Women At The ARL Table

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

They’re the four women helping shape the future of the Auckland Rugby League.

Between them ARL Board Members Evelyn Brooker, Lynne Cameron and Karen Gibbons – along with ARL kaumatua kuia (elder) Cathy Friend QSM – boast decades of experience in rugby league administration and leadership. Read more »

Judith Vs Jacinda: The Questions That Should Asked Tonight

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has released a list of questions that should be asked at tonight’s TVNZ leaders’ debate – and at tonight’s separate finance debate in Queenstown. Read more »

Auckland Cannot Become A City Of Two Halves

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

Auckland cannot become a city of two halves because there is no infrastructure resilience, Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick Leggett says. Read more »

Temporary Auckland Harbour Bridge Repair To Open More Lanes Starts Tonight

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will start work tonight on a complex and temporary repair to the damaged strut on the Auckland Harbour Bridge which has closed four lanes on the centre span. Read more »

National’s Smart Border Plan Will Grow The Economy

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National will deliver a smarter border that allows New Zealand to safely reconnect with the world and our economy to grow, Covid-19 Border Response spokesman Gerry Brownlee says. Read more »

Police Urge Those With Information To Speak Up Over Manurewa Homicide

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police is continuing its homicide investigation into the death of a 10-month-old boy from Manurewa who died earlier this month. Read more »

Backing Tourism To Succeed In A Covid World

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“ACT has a plan to lift the restrictions holding back the tourism sector and give operators the tax relief they need after being hammered by Covid,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Youth Council Runs Successful Candidate Forums In Botany & Pakuranga Electorates

Press Release – Howick Youth Council

With voting set to begin in under two weeks, the Howick Youth Council’s interactive candidate forums have been the first successful community meetings held virtually in the Botany and Pakuranga electorates for the 2020 general election. Read more »

Hospitality New Zealand Encouraged By Easing Of Alert Level Restrictions

Press Release – Hospitality New Zealand


While the Government’s decision to bring Auckland down to Alert Level 2 on Wednesday, 23 September at 11.59pm and the rest of the country to Alert Level 1 tonight at 11.59pm was anticipated, we are still preparing our members for the long road ahead, says Hospitality New Zealand.
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New Bus Station Gets Green Light At Rosedale

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A new busway station is to be built at Rosedale on the North Shore providing a major boost to public transport in Auckland. Read more »

Fullers360 & Auckland Transport Celebrate Zero Emissions Day

Press Release – Fullers360

Fullers360 and Auckland Transport celebrate Zero Emissions Day, confirming arrival of Waiheke’s first electric buses

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Level 2 No Good For Auckland Hospitality And Retail

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

“Alert Level 2 is not great news for our hospitality operators, and actually all Auckland retailers will continue to be negatively impacted. We were hoping for a Level 1.5, but that’s more than a fortnight away at the very least,” says Takapuna Beach Business Association (TBBA) chief executive, Terence Harpur. Read more »

Greens Call For A Bus Lane To Bypass Congestion On Harbour Bridge

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling for Waka Kotahi the NZ Transport Agency to convert a lane over the Auckland Harbour Bridge to bus-only and make buses free to use across the bridge until all lanes are back in operation. Read more »

Public Transport Keeps Aucklanders Moving

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Buses and ferries kept Aucklanders moving this morning as motorists struggled with the reduced traffic lanes on the Harbour Bridge. Read more »

Wellington’s Return To Alert Level One A Relief For Businesses

Press Release – Business Central – Wellington

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the Government’s decision to return to alert level one from 11:59pm, tonight. Read more »

Temporary Fix For Auckland Harbour Bridge To Start Tomorrow Night

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is committed to doing everything possible to re-open the centre lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and is working to start installing a temporary fix to the damaged bridge strut on Tuesday night. Read more »

Mayor Phil Goff Welcomes Auckland’s Move To Level 2

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomes the government’s decision to move the city to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 September and reminds Aucklanders to continue following health guidelines. Read more »

Council Accustomed To Changing Between COVID-19 Alert Levels

Press Release – Hamilton City Council


Moving between COVID-19 alert levels is part of the new normal for Hamilton City Council in 2020.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today (Monday 21 September) that New Zealand, excluding Auckland, will move to Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm this evening. Read more »

Covid Restrictions A Relief – But We Never Should Have Been Here

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“The change in Alert Levels is a relief for New Zealanders but we need to get smarter about how we deal with Covid-19,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Two Weeks Too Long In Level Two

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

From Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett:

Auckland’s economic recovery remains hobbled for another two weeks at least with the order to stay in Level Two with no credit given to the show of compliance and vigilance to prevent new flare ups. Read more »

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