Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

How long do you really need to exercise for?

Press Release – Auckland Council

How long do you really need to exercise for?

This month Auckland Council Pools and Leisure launched ‘Let’s make it fit’ – a programme which encourages time-poor people to exercise through individually tailored 30 minutes sessions that fit in with their schedules. Read more »

Check out the new interactive highways hotspots

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Check out the new interactive highways hotspots to avoid delays this long weekend

The NZ Transport Agency is urging people heading away for the long weekend to check out its new interactive maps to help them plan ahead and avoid delays. Read more »

Govt housing failure sees big borrowing rise

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Grant Robertson.
MP for Wellington Central
Finance Spokesperson

MEDIA STATEMENT
1 June 2016

Govt housing failure sees big borrowing rise Read more »

Regional rate confirmed for emergency rescue services

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

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MEDIA RELEASE

1 June 2016

Regional rate confirmed for emergency rescue services

Waikato Regional Council has agreed to establish a fund for emergency rescue services in the region. Read more »

Sit & Knit at Auckland Museum this June!

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Sit & Knit at Auckland Museum this June!

Auckland War Memorial Museum is hosting a ‘Sit & Knit’ with community sewing initiative Sew Love to promote the WWI Centenary Exhibition, Home Front. Read more »

Unitec Dance Winter Workshop – Takurua

Press Release – Unitec Dance Studios

One of the brightest stars in the winter sky, Takurua is the inspiration for the 2016 Unitec Dance Winter Workshop, 3 amazing days of energy, creativity and dance. Discover contemporary technique, muscle & bone, repertoire, choreography and street dance, + a Q&A and showings by current Unitec students. Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Applauds MPI For Foot & Mouth Success

Press Release – The Kiwifruit Claim

Kiwifruit Claim Applauds MPI For Foot & Mouth Success

The Kiwifruit Claim has congratulated the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for intercepting yak meat carried by a passenger arriving from Mongolia which could have caused untold damage to the New Zealand economy. Read more »

Podium Finish And Class Win The Aim For May

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Podium Finish And Class Win The Aim For May

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Sex, drugs and cybercrime

Press Release – University of Auckland

Sex, drugs and cybercrime
We know that children as young as 14 are sexting and watching pornography online, and we may not be doing enough to keep them safe, says criminologist Dr Claire Meehan from the University of Auckland’s School of Sociology. Read more »

Government continues to invest in school property

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata

Minister of Education

Hon Nikki Kaye Read more »

Let’s Get Whangarei Moving

Press Release – Gavin Dawson

Let’s Get Whangarei Moving

Gavin Dawson, Council Candidate for the Okara Ward, released his position paper on Infrastructure Development and Investment today. Read more »

Rangatira Road/Kia Ora Road Connection Investigated For Sale

Press Release – John Gillon

01st June 2016

Rangatira Road/Kia Ora Road Connection Investigated For Sale

John Gillon – Member of the Kaipatiki Local Board Read more »

Minister flounders over Auckland Council farce

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Meka Whaitiri
MP for Ikaroa-Rāwhiti
Local Government Spokesperson

MEDIA STATEMENT
1 June 2016

Minister flounders over Auckland Council farce Read more »

Draft coastal hazard maps released

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Draft coastal hazard maps released

A three-year review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 13,000 potentially affected properties in erosion and/or flood-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. Read more »

Wide Open NZ Title Race In Christchurch

Press Release – Christchurch Marathon

Wide Open NZ Title Race In Christchurch

This weekend’s Christchurch Airport Marathon also plays host to the New Zealand half marathon championship, and with the defending champion absent this year, the men’s national title race is wide open. Read more »

Jesuit To Be Ordained In Auckland

Press Release – Jesuit Communications Australia

Jesuit To Be Ordained In Auckland

On Saturday, 6 August, the Feast of the Transfiguration, Bishop Patrick Dunn will ordain Deacon Justin Glyn SJ a priest at the Cathedral of St Patrick and St Joseph, Auckland, in a ceremony commencing at 11.30am. Read more »

No entry for yak meat

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

No entry for yak meat

A note from her daughter wasn’t enough to persuade the Ministry for Primary Industries to allow a Mongolian air passenger to bring yak meat into New Zealand. Read more »

Waipareira Urges Westies To Go To Waitakere A & E

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Waipareira Urges Westies To Go To Waitakere A & E

Whānau Waipareira is again urging westies to take their after-hours illnesses straight to Waitakere Hospital Accident & Emergency Department. Read more »

Sharp, sassy material with pitch perfect comic timing

Press Release – Adrian Bohm Presents

NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2016

“Sharp, sassy material with pitch perfect comic timing” Read more »

Building consents top 28,000

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith
Minister for Building and Housing
31 May 2016
Media Statement

Building consents top 28,000

Building activity has hit an 11-year high, with consents issued for more than 28,000 new dwellings in the year to April, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

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