Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Mayor welcomes Helicopter Trust’s constructive approach

Press Release – Auckland Council

News Release

16 September 2014

Mayor welcomes Helicopter Trust’s constructive approach Read more »

Murderer Sentenced

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Murderer Sentenced

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 – 5:00pm

Counties Manukau

A 48 year old female from South Auckland was sentenced today at the Auckland High Court to life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 15 years for the murder of Peter Lance Dixon. She was also sentenced on nine other associated charges including arsons (4), attempted arson (1) and theft (4). Read more »

Ex-prisoners make most of mentoring to make most of life

Press Release – PARS

Media Release

September 2014

Ex-prisoners make the most of mentoring to make the most of life Read more »

No Application for Amenities Board Funding for 2015/16

Press Release – Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

No Application for Amenities Board Funding for 2015/16
The Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust says it has accepted the advice of Auckland Len Mayor Len Brown and followed his recommendation not to make an application for funding to the Auckland Regional Amenities Funding Board for 2015/16. Read more »

Man jailed for ripping off tax system

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Man who lied about having children to rip off the tax system is jailed
A man has been jailed for 1 year 4 months after claiming money from Inland Revenue for five children that weren’t his. Read more »

Auckland man convicted for bags of cash

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Auckland man convicted for bags of cash
A 59-year-old Auckland man was convicted, fined $800, and ordered to pay court costs in the Auckland District Court today for attempting to take Chinese Yuan (CNY) 700,000 (NZ$136,452) cash out of the country without declaring it. Customs also seized his cash. Read more »

MANA Movement Housing Policy

Press Release – Mana Movement

MANA Movement Housing Policy

Monday 15 September 2014

“When families are living in cars, garages, cockroach-infested caravans and three families to a house then we have a housing crisis”, said MANA leader and MP for Te Tai Tokerau, Hone Harawira. Read more »

Illuminate Peace Day this weekend, smart talks, LATE

Press Release – Auckland Museum

ILLUMINATE: PEACE DAY – THIS WEEKEND Read more »

Winegums Make for Better Polling

Press Release – MANA Movement

Winegums Make for Better Polling

MANA leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira

Tuesday 16 September 2014 Read more »

New Rotorua TV Commercials to Attract Aucklanders

Press Release – Destination Rotorua Marketing

New Rotorua TV Commercials to Attract Aucklanders

ROTORUA, Tuesday 16 September 2014: A new series of television commercials promoting Rotorua will go to air this week – with much of the footage having been shot in Auckland. Read more »

Hundreds protest against mining in the Karangahake Gorge

Press Release – Coromandel Watchdog

Hundreds protest against mining in the Karangahake Gorge

The sunshine came out for the 300 hundred people who gathered in the Karangahake Gorge to protest against gold mining operations which have recently started there. Read more »

$40 million to boost engineering

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

$40 million to boost engineering

A re-elected National-led government will allocate an additional $40 million to further boost engineering places and double the number of engineering graduates to at least match OECD averages, National Party Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment spokesman Steven Joyce says. Read more »

Fire highlights the need for action on youth homelessness

Press Release – Lifewise

Media release
September 2014
Fatal Christchurch fire highlights the need for action on youth homelessness Read more »

Key and Cunliffe, research revealed by Ancestry.com.au

Press Release – Ancestry.com.au

FROM PRIME MINISTER TO REFUGEE IN FAMILY HISTORY OF POLITICAL RIVALS

Contrasting family histories of John Key and David Cunliffe, revealed by research from Ancestry.com.au. Read more »

What would you do? Get Ready Week coming

Press Release – Auckland Civil Defence Emergency Management Group

What would you do? Get Ready Week coming
Aucklanders can explore whether they would be prepared in the event of an emergency with Get Ready Week from 21 to 27 September. The theme this year is ‘What would you do?’ Read more »

Murphy’s Bush should be a family-friendly park

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Murphy’s Bush should be a family-friendly park – Police
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 – 8:07am
Counties Manukau Police and Auckland Council have concerns about sexual activity taking place in Murphy’s Bush, an area which is well used by young children and families. Read more »

Auckland Homeshow Expo a chance to promote the Coromandel

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

AUCKLAND HOMESHOW EXPO A CHANCE TO PROMOTE THE COROMANDEL.

16 SEPTEMBER 2014

The Auckland Homeshow Expo was an opportunity for our Council to help promote the Coromandel as the best place to come and either live, work or play. Read more »

Four in custody after two ram raids

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Four in custody after two ram raids

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 – 2:44am

Four people are in police custody after two South Auckland service stations were raided early this morning. Read more »

Waikato Enabling Good Lives Directors announced

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

Waikato Enabling Good Lives Demonstration Directors announced
Two experienced disability sector leaders will lead the Waikato Enabling Good Lives demonstration. Kate Cosgriff and Christine (Chris) Potts have been appointed as joint Directors for the 3 year EGL demonstration. Read more »

New governance structure for treasured tūpuna maunga

Press Release – Auckland Council

New governance structure for treasured tūpuna maunga

Over 100 guests attended the historic first meeting of the Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority (Maunga Authority) which will govern 14 tūpuna maunga vested in the Tāmaki Collective as part of Treaty redress for historical grievances. Read more »

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