Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Surf lifesaving message – “enjoy the beach”

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Media release
18 October 2018
Surf lifesaving message – “enjoy the beach”
“Enjoy the beach with us.” That’s the message from Surf Life Saving Northern Region as it prepares for the 2018/2019 season, which officially starts on the Saturday of Labour Weekend. Read more »

Support your community this Blind Week street collection

Press Release – Blind Foundation

Support your community this Blind Week street collection

Volunteers are preparing to hit the streets to raise vital funds for the Blind Foundation during their Blind Week street collection on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October 2018. Read more »

Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

Auckland Man Helps Fly Aid to Quake-Ravaged Indonesian City

Six years ago, Max Longdill often saw military planes flying at Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Auckland as he drove past to and from Westlake Boys High School. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – October 18

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Finance Read more »

A chance to ride Local: Zoomy is coming to Christchurch

Press Release – Zoomy

Finally a chance to ride Local: Zoomy is coming to Christchurch

Zoomy, New Zealand’s local ride share service, plans to start operating in Christchurch this year. Zoomy started recruiting drivers in Christchurch in September, and is delighted with the interest, perhaps built of its reputation already built in Wellington and Auckland. Read more »

Fields of Remembrance open to the public this weekend

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 October 2018
A month-long commemoration programme to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended fighting on the Western Front during World War One will be open to the public from Saturday, October 20. Read more »

PM’s Business Advisory Council membership announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

PM’s Business Advisory Council membership announced

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a diverse cross section of leaders from the business community will form her Business Advisory Council to advise the Coalition Government as it works on building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy that improves the wellbeing of New Zealanders. Read more »

Trails strategy to link South Auckland and Waikato

Press Release – Walking Access Commission

A tracks and trails strategy to link South Auckland and Waikato

Source: New Zealand Walking Access Commission Read more »

Afghan families to be welcomed

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 18 October 2018) – Afghan people will be the next group of former refugees welcomed to Dunedin in 2019. Read more »

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow, aims to set agenda for change

A 2-day hui to explore what an alternative and progressive trade strategy should look like starts tomorrow morning at 9am at the Fale Pasifika at Auckland University, and will be livestreamed on itsourfuture.org.nz/hui-2018/. Read more »

Evidence-based policing recognised

Press Release – New Zealand Police

An initiative in which Police partnered with iwi to support communities affected by a large-scale methamphetamine operation has won the Supreme Award in the 2018 New Zealand Police Evidence-based Problem-Oriented Policing (EbPOP) Awards. Read more »

Police searching for man following escape from custody

Press Release – New Zealand Police


Attribute to Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Salton, Waitemata West Area Investigations Manager: Read more »

Latest benefit figures released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni

Minister of Social Development

18 October 2018

PĀNUI PĀPĀHO

MEDIA STATEMENT
Latest benefit figures show the percentage of the working-age population receiving a main benefit remains the same as it was a year ago, Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni said today. Read more »

Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday October 18, 2018

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows a 4.4 per cent improvement in national affordability over the most recent quarter due to falling house prices and historically low residential mortgage rates. Read more »

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path Consultation

Press Release – NZTA

Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path – connecting land and sea Consultation on designs for Section 2 and balustrade options for Section 3
The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are asking for public feedback to help finalise designs for two sections of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. Read more »

Elliot Ikilei to Contest Botany for New Conservative

Press Release – New Conservative

PRESS RELEASE

17 October 2018

New Conservative has been quick to throw its hat in the ring for the Botany By-election announcing that Deputy Leader Elliot Ikilei will contest the seat on a platform of Family, Justice and Democracy. Read more »

Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Press Release – Massey University

Artistic high school students with bold ideas on how to tackle gnarly social and global problems are being urged to take part in Massey University’s Create1World creative activism and global citizenship conferences next month in Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

Auckland the place to be next winter

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A plan is underway to make Auckland an unmissable winter destination, to bring more visitors to the region in quieter months when spare capacity exists. Read more »

First NZ Conference on Cannabis Referendum Announced

Press Release – Cannabis Referendum Coalition

First NZ Conference on Cannabis Referendum Announced: “#makeitlegal”

9 November, 2018, 8.30am to 6.30pm
James Cook Hotel, Wellington
Registration $91.50+bf from Eventfinda – https://bit.ly/2J3cxPl Read more »

Film Industry Working Group report welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Iain Lees-Galloway

Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety

MEDIA STATEMENT Read more »

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