Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Challenge 55 – saving the last Māui dolphins

Press Release – WWF

Challenge 55 – saving the last Māui dolphins

On May 5, WWF-New Zealand will launch ‘Challenge 55’ where New Zealanders join forces to save the last 55 Māui dolphins. Read more »

‘Pathetic’ report on TPPA shows inquiry needed

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

5 May 2016

‘Pathetic’ select committee report on TPPA shows inquiry needed into treaty-making process

‘The travesty of democracy that has enveloped the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) from day one continued with a pathetic report released by the Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade committee yesterday’, says University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey. Read more »

$500,000 for Youth Sailing World Championship

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister for Sport and Recreation

4 May 2016
$500,000 for Youth Sailing World Championship Read more »

Building a world class Auckland

Speech – Vic Crone

Vic Crone
Candidate for Mayor of Auckland
4 May 2016
Speech to Committee for Auckland

Building a world class Auckland Read more »

Four Flat Whites in Auckland!

Press Release – Crummer Entertainment

Four Flat Whites in Auckland!

Venice! Rome! Tuscany!

With a copy of Lonely Planet in one hand and an Italian phrase book in the other, recently retired librarians Adrian and Alison feel prepared to face the excitement of Italy in their longed for trip. Read more »

The 25th Annual J Day is this Saturday 7th May, nationwide

Press Release – NORML

The 25th Annual J Day is this Saturday 7th May, nationwide.

J Day is held on the first Saturday in May, in over 200 cities around the world, until the War on Drugs is over. This year’s theme is: “Stop the war, start the healing”. Read more »

The Tree Council appeals Graham’s bush roading decision

Press Release – The Tree Council Inc

THE TREE COUNCIL APPEALS GRAHAM’S BUSH ROADING DECISION

Environmental advocacy group The Tree Council is lodging an appeal with the Environment Court today against the decision by Auckland Transport to accept the Notices of Requirement recommended by Commissioners on behalf of the consent authority for the Redoubt Road-Mill Road corridor upgrade. Read more »

Strong job growth in March quarter

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment
4 May 2016
Media Statement

Strong job growth in March quarter Read more »

Stop-TPP Movement renews call for Binding Referendum

Press Release – TPP Free Wellington

Stop-TPP Movement renews call for Binding Referendum before TPP is ratified.

TPP-Free-Wellington marked the occasion of the Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade (FADT) Select Committee’s report tabling day (May 4) with a “Binding Referendum Rally” at Parliament. Read more »

Annual awards to celebrate champions of recreation

Press Release – NZ Recreation

Annual awards to celebrate champions of recreation

Nominations are open for the 2016 New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, Read more »

Unemployment rises as the labour force grows

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand


Unemployment rises as the labour force grows

4 May 2016

The unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in the March 2016 quarter (from a revised 5.4 percent), while the labour force grew 1.5 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the largest increase in New Zealand’s labour force since December 2004. Read more »

Wellington steals the focus from Auckland property market

Press Release – realestate.co.nz

Wellington steals the limelight from Auckland property market

Wellington inventory levels at record low, upward pressure on prices Read more »

Seeking sense: Hope from three cities

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Seeking sense: Hope from three cities

International business journalist Rod Oram will give a talk entitled Seeking sense: Hope from three cities at the Hastings Library on Friday, May 13, at 7pm. Read more »

Chief Inspector review

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

Chief Inspector review
Ray Smith, Chief Executive

Yesterday, I instructed the Chief Inspector of Corrections to undertake a case review into the management of a prisoner at Auckland’s maximum security prison. Read more »

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister

Press Release – 26 for Babies

6 for Babies

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister
The Government has an opportunity this Mother’s Day to show genuine support for those looking after our littlest citizens by making a small but significant step to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks. Read more »

You Can’t Avoid Politics: Peters

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Speech by Winston Peters at Victoria University: You Can’t Avoid Politics
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
4 MAY 2016 Read more »

Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL says

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL says

May 4, 2016

This year’s May 26 Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL chief economist Ganesh Nana says. Read more »

Only youth court for stabbing and robbery offences

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

Only youth court for 14 and 15 year olds for stabbing and robbery offences
4th May 2016

“What these kids and other like them need is more boundaries and consequences not simply shifting the goal posts.” SST Youth Advocate Read more »

Police pursuit – Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police pursuit – Manukau

At 3.30 am this morning the premises of the Oteha Valley Liquor Centre, Oteha in Auckland was burgled. Read more »

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting

Press Release – New Zealand Plunket Society

3 May 2016

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting
Auckland City Library is this week hosting a display that showcases the findings from a study of parents raising young children in the CBD. Read more »

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