Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Entrust – The time to vote is now

Press Release – City Vision

City Vision Media Statement
Peter Neilson Team Leader
Vote today to ensure your Entrust election votes are counted, it’s time to open the envelope and have your say on the trustees, the privatisation of Vector and protecting your $350 annual payment Read more »

Trade strategy hui attracts 17,000 online viewers

Press Release – University of Auckland

This week’s hui on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like at Auckland University’s Fale Pasifika attracted a remarkable 16,831 pageviews over the two days of live-streaming, according to the hui’s main organiser law professor Jane Kelsey. Read more »

On the National Party donations scandal

Press Release – Socialist Equality Group

On the National Party donations scandal

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
20 October 2018, original url Read more »

Barnett’s “foolish” statement laughable

Press Release – Social Credit

Barnett’s “foolish” statement laughable

Chris Leitch, Leader, Social Credit
The statement from Auckland Chamber of Commerce head Michael Barnett that “being afraid of where the money comes from [for the Penlink project] to my mind is foolish” is laughable if only it wasn’t so tragic. Read more »

The Nation: Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Press Release – The Nation

Emma Jolliff interviews Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor

Emma Jolliff: Dozens of infringements and hundreds of warning letters have been sent to farmers who still aren’t complying with rules around cattle movements as MPI works to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis. Read more »

Thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs

Press Release – ASB Bank

Thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs with ASB at Diwali

ASB is inviting New Zealanders to hunt, snap and win at this year’s Auckland Diwali festival with thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes up for grabs, including a corporate box at Eden Park for a summer event. Read more »

Two men arrested following fleeing driver incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Two men arrested following fleeing driver incident across Auckland “

Attribute to Superintendent Tusha Penny, Waitemata District Commander: Read more »

Auckland economic development projects rewarded

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland economic development projects rewarded for making positive impact

Auckland has been recognised for its impactful economic development projects, winning New Zealand accolades for its Tripartite Business Programme and Māori Innovation Challenge, DIGMYIDEA. Read more »

International accolades for Regional Council

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

19 October 2018

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s work in developing an innovative risk-based planning approach for natural hazards has received international recognition, winning the Commonwealth Association of Planners Outstanding Planning Achievement Award. Read more »

Car hit by train after ignoring barriers at level crossing

Press Release – Auckland Transport

19 October 2018
Last night a train hit a car at the level crossing on Bruce McLaren Road in Henderson.

The barrier arms were down, the lights were flashing and bells were sounding, clearly showing that a train was approaching. Two car drivers decided to blatantly ignore this and drive through the level crossing. Read more »

Lightning strike at Ministry of Justice

Press Release – Public Service Association

A lightning strike is being actioned by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice sites at Manukau, Papakura, and Waitakere district courts this afternoon. Read more »

Merge Café makeover moves closer thanks to $30,000 boost

Press Release – Transpower

Merge Café makeover moves closer thanks to $30,000 boost
Lifewise Trust is a step closer to refurbishing and expanding its café in central Auckland which provides a haven for homeless people thanks to a $30,000 grant from Transpower’s CommunityCare Fund. Read more »

Council releases discussion document on cultural heritage

Press Release – Auckland Council

Council releases discussion document on cultural heritage sector

Auckland Council today released a discussion document which looks at its $61 million investment in five major arts and culture heritage institutions across the city. Read more »

Record numbers needing hardship assistance from WINZ

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty


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Council aims for sustainability

Press Release – Waikato District Council

19 October 2018
Economic and environmental sustainability have been high on a list of goals for a number of major Waikato District Council projects this year according to the Council’s annual report which is being distributed in an easy-read summary for residents and ratepayers next week [week starting Tuesday 22 October]. Read more »

Smoking is off the menu

Press Release – Auckland Council

Smoking is disappearing from outdoor areas of restaurants, cafes and bars across Auckland as more than 800 outdoor dining licences are being renewed with a proviso to be Smokefree. Read more »

Pacific Aotearoa website launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio
Minister for Pacific Peoples

19 October 2018
A Pacific Aotearoa website has been launched ahead of November’s Summit to share what the Pacific community have said in relation to a refreshed Pacific Vision. Read more »

New Mt Albert apartments in Auckland for eligible KiwiBuild

Press Release – Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

Media Release

19 August 2018

New Mt Albert apartments in Auckland for eligible KiwiBuild buyers Read more »

Drink coffee, save the world

Press Release – Love Titirangi

Drink coffee, save the world.

Around ONE MILLION disposable coffee cups go to landfill EVERY MINUTE across the world. One Million. Every Minute. After its success with reducing plastic bag use in the West Auckland suburb, Love Titirangi have their sights set on reducing that alarming statistic. Read more »

Upgraded facilities for North Shore and Whangarei hospitals

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister
MP for Mt Albert

Hon David Clark
Minister of Health
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