Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathon

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country marathon
Townley Makes It Three From Three

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More wintry weather on the way

Press Release – MetService

More wintry weather on the way

Temperatures are set to dip for much of the country this week as a trough of low pressure extends across New Zealand. Unsettled southwesterlies will bring showery weather, falling as snow to low levels for the lower South Island. Read more »

Q+A: Bill English

Press Release – TVNZ

Greek Crisis: It’s not like this is a shock Bill English says

New Zealand’s Finance Minister is “not particularly concerned” about whether Greece’s financial crisis will roll on to New Zealand.
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Press council rules against Herald ethics on ‘Ponygate’

Press Release – Pacific Media Centre

NZ: Press council rules against Herald ethics on ‘Ponygate’ interview

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Skypath Success a Fantastic Step Forward

Press Release – Akina

Skypath Success a Fantastic Step Forward

The SkyPath walking and cycling extension to the Auckland Harbour Bridge is a step closer with announcement of their successful resource consent today. Read more »

Bullying leads to Auckland being stripped of ICU training

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Bullying contributes to Auckland being stripped of ICU training

Complaints of bullying and harassment by supervisors which have contributed to Auckland’s critical care department losing its training accreditation are further evidence of the appalling culture at executive level, Labour’s Health spokesperson Annette King says. Read more »

Final deadline for flag designs is 16 July 11:59 PM

Press Release – Flag Consideration Project

Flag Consideration Panel reminds final deadline for flag designs is 16 July 11:59 PM (23:59) NZT

The Flag Consideration Panel reminded the public today that Thursday 16 July 2015 11:59pm New Zealand time (or 7:59am eastern daylight time, EDT), is the final deadline to suggest a flag design and share values about what is important about New Zealand to consider when reviewing all the designs. Read more »

Auckland man found guilty in animal abuse case

Press Release – SPCA

Auckland man found guilty in animal abuse case after dog found in skeletal condition

An Auckland man has today been found guilty of recklessly ill-treating an animal after his pet dog was found in skeletal condition almost starved to death having been fed on instant noodles. Read more »

More ‘greenfields’ SHAs a bad deal for Aucklanders

Press Release – Green Party

More ‘greenfields’ SHAs a bad deal for Aucklanders

The Government’s newly announced Special Housing Areas in Drury and Glenbrook will condemn thousands of Aucklanders to a life of “transport poverty”, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Gold trader sentenced

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Gold trader sentenced

Kairuaiti Tangata Oropai Robert Kairua (Robert Kairua) has been sentenced to three years and nine months’ imprisonment in the Auckland District Court today. Read more »

Youth organisation disappointed with fast tracked housing

Press Release – Generation Zero

Youth organisation disappointed with more fast tracked greenfield housing
Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is disappointed with the latest announcement of greenfield Special Housing Areas, which promote further urban sprawl at a time when Auckland is desperately short of more central housing choices. Read more »

Fleeing Driver Incident – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fleeing Driver Incident – Counties Manukau
Counties Manukau Police confirm one person is in a serious condition in hospital and two others have received minor injuries following a fleeing driver incident this afternoon. Read more »

New Auckland SHAs to deliver 1800 new homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing

Office of the Mayor logo – B&W, 300dpi
3 July 2015
New Auckland SHAs to deliver 1800 new homes
Two new greenfield Special Housing Areas (SHAs) that will provide up to 1800 new homes in Auckland have been announced today by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Len Brown. Read more »

Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

3/7/2015

AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE

Auckland Vulcans v NSW Country previews and team lists

For immediate release

Thirty four young Auckland players will get a fantastic opportunity to represent their region this afternoon, when the Auckland Vulcans play NSW Country in a representative double-header. Read more »

Wanaka A&P Shown nominated for Best Community Event Award

Press Release – Wanaka A and P Show

Wanaka A&P Shown nominated for Best Established Community Event Award

The Wanaka A&P Show has been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious annual New Zealand Association of Event Professionals Event Awards. Read more »

SkyPath’s Resource Consent decision

Press Release – SkyPath

SkyPath’s Resource Consent decision

The SkyPath Trust welcomes the decision to grant resource consent for SkyPath. Read more »

National Council of Women News

Press Release – National Council of Women

News from around the country:

• New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse released its 2015 family violence data summaries. New Zealand Police data showed that while there is a rise in reported cases, fewer are actually being resolved. Read more »

Local Government Amendment Bill – call for submissions

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Bill (No 3) – call for submissions

Public submissions are being called for on the Local Government (Auckland Council) Read more »

SkyPath a very risky proposition for stretched ratepayers

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Friday, 3 July 2015

SkyPath a very risky proposition for already-stretched ratepayers
News that the $33.5m SkyPath for the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent should make already-stretched ratepayers very wary, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. Read more »

Missing 14 year old – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Missing 14 year old – Counties Manukau
Counties Manukau Police is seeking the public’s help to locate missing 14-year-old Alex Nepe. Read more »

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