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Eagle Ray Pups Born At SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium

Press Release – Sea Life Kelly Tarltons Auckland

A fever of eagle ray pups has arrived at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium! The baby rays were born on New Year’s Eve and are being monitored closely by the aquarium’s aquarists. Read more »

Auckland League Community To Ride For Starship Foundation

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League’s charity motorcycle ride on March 7, held in conjunction with Colemans Motorcyles, will raise funds for the Starship Foundation. Read more »

$8.5 Million Claimed By Local Rotorua Man

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

The year has started off with a bang for a local Rotorua man who claimed a life-changing $8.5 million Powerball prize at Lotto NZ’s Head Office this morning. Read more »

Improvements To Ferry And Bus Networks Will Give Aucklanders More Options

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Starting Monday 25 January, Auckland Transport (AT)’s Hobsonville ferry service will be getting two new AM sailings and two new PM sailings, while the West Harbour service will see new sailings in the morning, after-school and in the evening. Read more »

Five Men Charged With Attempted Murder In Wattle Downs Assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have charged five men with Attempted Murder in connection to a serious assault incident in Wattle Downs on December 23, 2020. Read more »

Bolder Action Required To Fix Housing Emergency

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government’s public housing plan will fall well short of fixing New Zealand’s housing emergency, National’s Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis says. Read more »

Phil Goff’s “bullshit” Claim Is Bullshit

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is calling out Mayor Phil Goff for his undignified comment that the claim made by Councillor Greg Sayers asking why Auckland Council is funding yoga classes is “bullshit.” Read more »

Labour Lets Housing Waitlist Surge Out Of Control

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Despite promises to fix our housing shortage housing has become more unaffordable than ever under Labour, with the public housing wait list quadrupling over the last three years, National’s Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis says. Read more »

Auckland Couple Sentenced For Repeated Tax Evasion

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

A South Auckland husband and wife, who a judge says used a repeat pattern of tax evasion and used their children as puppets in their ongoing businesses, have been sentenced to prison and home detention respectively. Read more »

Police Enquiries Ongoing Into Manurewa Dairy Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attribute to Acting Detective Inspector Warrick Adkin, Counties Manukau Police:

Police are continuing to make enquiries into an aggravated robbery at a dairy on Halsey Road, Manurewa. Read more »

Gun Crime Out Of Control – Only ACT Making Sense

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Another week and New Zealand’s months-long spate of gun crime continues,” says ACT Firearms Reform spokesperson Nicole McKee. Read more »

SLSNR Weekend Summary 16/17 January

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Summary – Saturday 16 January

Pakiri lifeguards started the day with an assist after a boat capsized at the south end of the beach. Lifeguards responded in an IRB and helped the three members of public who had been on board the boat, return to shore safely. Read more »

Watercare Update – January 19

Press Release – Watercare


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Government Still On Holiday While Gangs And Guns Run Riot

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

The government seems to still be in holiday mode when in the past two weeks alone we have had six homicides, countless firearms incidents, and police needing to arm themselves against gangs almost every second day,” says Sensible Sentencing Trust. Read more »

Police Investigate Aggravated Robbery At Manurewa Dairy

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are investigating after an aggravated robbery at a Manurewa dairy 18 January evening.

Two offenders entered the dairy on Halsey Road at around 6.30pm (18 January) presented a firearm at the owner, and stole cash and cigarettes. Read more »

Top Tips For The Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Press Release – Auckland Unlimited

Tāmaki Makaurau will come to life this weekend when one of its premier festivals returns to celebrate the region’s rich Māori history and culture. Read more »

Off-peak Fares Set To Become Permanent

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Discounted off-peak fares are to become permanent on public transport in Auckland. The permanent ten per cent discount will come in on 7 February. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 18 January

Press Release – Watercare


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Eden Park – Victory For The Majority

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

A big shout out to Auckland Council for consenting to six concerts a year at Eden Park which will deliver positive economic, cultural and social benefits for the betterment of Auckland and enable our national stadium to fulfil its purpose and earn financial independence. Read more »

More Bike Parking Across Auckland’s Bus And Train Stations

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Four stations across the city now have better cycling facilities thanks to an ongoing improvement programme being rolled out by Auckland Transport (AT). Read more »

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