Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Questions and Answers – October 23

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Economic Programme—Policies 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (National—Botany) to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help the New Zealand economy become more productive and competitive? Read more »

Time to have your say on the sale of legal highs

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

23 October 2014

Time to have your say on the sale of legal highs

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on where psychoactive substances, commonly known as legal highs, can be sold in the city. Read more »

Knowledge at your fingertips

Press Release – Blind Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE October 2014
Knowledge at your fingertips
As part of this year’s Blind Week appeal, a group of AUT students and the Blind Foundation are encouraging the public to engage with braille through a supersized braille message at central Auckland locations. Read more »

Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord signed

A Queenstown Lakes Housing Accord has been signed between Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Vanessa van Uden to provide an additional 1300 homes over the next three years. Read more »

Government loses the affordable housing race

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Poto
WILLIAMS

Associate Housing Spokesperson
23 October 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT
Government loses the affordable housing race Read more »

Local garden supports breast cancer trust with open day

Press Release – Thackwood Garden

MEDIA RELEASE

October 23, 2014

www.thackwoodcottage.co.nz Read more »

Exciting Entries for World Cup Opener

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Exciting Entries for World Cup Opener

One of the most important series in the New Zealand showjumping calendar gets under way at Hawke’s Bay on Show on Friday. Read more »

Council CEO details options to prevent forced house sale

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

23 October 2014

Auckland Council CEO details options to prevent forced house sale Read more »

Outstanding Kiwis Recognised At 2014 Excellence Awards

Press Release – Foundation For Youth Development

MEDIA RELEASE 22 October 2014
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Community partners to build home for needy Auckland family

Press Release – Habitat for Humanity

NEWS RELEASE

Community partners to build home for needy Auckland family in just 16 days Read more »

Porirua City a Happy Place to Live, Say Residents

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Porirua City a Happy Place to Live, Say Residents

Porirua residents continue to be happy and enjoy a great quality of life, according to the latest bi-annual Quality of Life survey. Read more »

Retraction: Auckland Council Rate Rises

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

RETRACTION

AUCKLAND COUNCIL RATE RISES

23 OCTOBER 2014

Earlier today the Taxpayers’ Union released a media statement regarding Auckland Council rate rises. We had been anticipating an announcement about rate increases for some time. Read more »

The Sam Simon arrives into Auckland for new campaign

Press Release – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

The Sam Simon arrives into Auckland for new Southern Ocean campaign

Thursday October 23rd, 2014 – Auckland, New Zealand. Read more »

Communities Turn Out to Support Clean Water

Press Release – Landcare Research

Communities Turn Out to Support Clean Water

NZ Landcare Trust’s Communities for Clean Water weekend-of-action proved to be a big hit around the country with hundreds of volunteers turning out to get involved in regional events. Read more »

General Revaluation report received by councillors

Press Release – Auckland Council

23 October 2014

General Revaluation report received by councillors

The Finance and Performance committee this morning received the 2014 General Revaluation report, which shows average residential capital value increases of 34.8 per cent since 2011. Read more »

Power price rises more than double the inflation rate

Press Release – Green Party

23 October 2014

Power price rises more than double the inflation rate

Power prices have risen at more than double the inflation rate since National took office, showing National’s hands-off approach to the electricity market is a failure, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Rotoroa Island welcomes kiwi

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

23 October 2014

Rotoroa Island welcomes kiwi

Kiwi will soon be roaming Rotoroa Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf. Three kiwi chicks, hatched at Auckland Zoo from eggs collected from Te Mata in the Coromandel are today being released onto the 83ha isle, and more chicks are due for release in November. Read more »

Lifting Diners to New Heights

Press Release – Outside The Square

Lifting Diners to New Heights
Twelve diners were treated to a dinner like no other last night, eating Italian fare eight meters in the sky on top of industrial scissor lifts. Read more »

LGNZ – national approach to natural hazard risk management

Press Release – Local Government NZ

LGNZ seeks to develop a national approach around natural hazard risk management

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has completed its review into managing risks from natural hazards and today releases a think piece on the findings. Read more »

Get There in One Piece This Long Weekend: Highway Patrol

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Get There in One Piece This Long Weekend: Highway Patrol Counties Manukau

Counties Manukau, 23 October 2014 – Counties Manukau Police want to see everyone enjoying their long weekend safely by slowing down, driving to the conditions, and staying alert and sober. Read more »

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