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Canal Road Tree-sit Reaches 150 Days – Developer Revealed

Press Release – Save Canal Road Native Trees

Tomorrow marks the milestone of 150 days since the chainsaws were first stopped at the contentious Canal Road native tree stand in Avondale and a mammoth, daily vigil and tree-sitting effort began. Read more »

Auckland Conservation Board Opposes Application For Landfill At Wayby Valley

Press Release – Auckland Conservation Board

The Tāmaki Makaurau – Auckland Conservation Board has spoken in opposition of Waste Management’s application for a resource consent for a new Class 1 landfill in the Wayby Valley, and against a change to the Auckland Unitary Plan. Read more »

Wellsford Homicide – Police Locate Wanted Persons

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Scott Beard:

Police can advise that a man and woman who were both sought in connection to the murder of Zane Smith in Wellsford last Saturday have been located this morning. Read more »

New Youth Tourism Website BeKiwi Launched

Press Release – Auckland Unlimited

International students who are staying in New Zealand over the summer holidays now have access to a new one-stop tourism website to help them experience more of Aotearoa. Read more »

Summer Starts With A Spring-like Weekend

Press Release – MetService

Although the run in to Christmas looks primed for settled weather, MetService is forecasting boisterous spring-like conditions for the upcoming weekend. Read more »

Further Arrest Made In Ōtara Shootings Investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Counties Manukau CIB team investigating the recent spate of shootings in Ōtara have arrested a person of interest to the inquiry yesterday afternoon. Read more »

Police Acknowledge IPCA Report Into Officer’s Evidence In Court

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police acknowledge the findings of the IPCA report into an officer giving evidence in Court in defence of his brother. Read more »

Spotswood College, unveils award winning mural

Press Release – Keep NZ Beautiful

Spotswood College in New Plymouth has unveiled their award-winning mural, titled ‘Nga Atua’ as one of ten winners in Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Resene Wall Worthy Competition 2020. Read more »

Sky Tower Lights For Christmas

Press Release – SKYCITY

To celebrate the silly season at SkyCity, from tonight until Christmas Day, the Sky Tower will put on a festive half hour light show. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 3 December

Press Release – Watercare


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Citizens Advice Bureau Celebrates 50 Years In Aotearoa New Zealand

Press Release – Citizens Advice Bureau

(Left to right; Auckland Mayor Phil Goff, life member Maureen Meyer and Peter Harwood who was responsible for setting up the first CAB in Ponsonby, Chief Justice Helen Winkelmann and, Chief Executive Citizens Advice Bureau New Zealand, Kerry Dalton)

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Kaipātiki Project Wins Mayoral Conservation Award For Collaboration

Press Release – Kaipatiki Project

Kaipātiki Project, a local environmental group gets recognised at Mayoral Conservation Awards 2020

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Rort Confirmed: Dawn Freshwater Must Pay Back The Full Value Of Her Discounted Rent

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

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Wellsford Homicide: Police Seeking Desmond Bourne And Serene Tilsley

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have been making enquiries across the Auckland region in the search for Desmond Lawrence Bourne, who is wanted for murder in relation to a fatal shooting in Wellsford on Saturday. Read more »

Inquiry Into The University Of Auckland’s Decision To Purchase A House In Parnell

Press Release – Office of the Auditor-General

In November 2019, the University of Auckland purchased a house in Parnell in Auckland. The University said the house would be used for accommodation by the Vice-Chancellor, business-related operations, and functions. The house cost about $5 million, and the University entered into a tenancy agreement with the incoming Vice-Chancellor from the start of her five-year term of employment. Read more »

Update On Tangowahine Incident:

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Superintendent Tony Hill, Northland District Commander:

Police are continuing with its investigations into a serious incident near Tangowahine yesterday morning. Read more »

39,000 strong petition presented to Parliament

Press Release – iSentia

39,000 strong petition presented to Parliament in memory of Constable Matthew Hunt

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Parliament: Oral Questions – 2 December 2020

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

  1. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she consider a $195,000 increase in the price of the median house since October 2017 a sign of a Government that is “absolutely committed to resolving the housing crisis Read more »

Auckland Residential Housing Market Sustains Growth Into Fifth Month

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Auckland home buyers are not being put off by record sales prices and in November the average and median prices paid established new records while sales during the month were the highest they have been in a month for more than five years. Read more »

Kiran Parbhu unveils award-winning mural in Brooklyn

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Wellington artist, Kiran Parbhu, has unveiled his award-winning mural in Brooklyn, Wellington. The mural, titled ‘Power’ is located on the side of a substation on Brooklyn Road, which is one of the main commuter routes from the city to Brooklyn and the southern suburbs. Read more »

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