Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Drought-hit Northland farmers miss Cyclone Ita’s rain

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Drought-hit Northland farmers miss Cyclone Ita’s rain

While the South Island has received so much rain that it is now posing problems for crop harvest and pasture growth ahead of winter, the worst drought affected parts of Northland received very little. Read more »

NZ support for largest solar array in the Pacific

Press Release – New Zealand Government

NZ support for largest solar array in the Pacific
Foreign Minister Murray McCully today announced that New Zealand is supporting the construction of the Pacific’s largest solar energy array in Samoa. Read more »

Busy end to April’s long holiday on country’s highways

Press Release – NZTA

Busy end to April’s long holiday on country’s highways

State highways across New Zealand will be extremely busy this Sunday (27 April) as holidaymakers return home after the 10-day Easter/ANZAC Day break, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to be patient as congestion and delays can be expected. Read more »

Police seek person of interest in kidnapping case

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police release photo of person of interest in kidnapping case


Brett Makiri

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Changes to alcohol laws have immediate effect

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Changes to alcohol laws have immediate effect
Police Minister Anne Tolley says that Police reported significantly fewer serious assaults and public disorder offences after changes to alcohol laws came into full effect at the end of last year. Read more »

Time for the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival

Press Release – Rialto Cinemas

Time for the Annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival
Rialto Cinemas and Design Onscreen are pleased to announce that the annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival is back for its third consecutive year. Read more »

Auckland’s Port stops to pay respects

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Auckland’s Port stops to pay respects

Over 1,000 lights to be turned off across the Waitematā Seaport this ANZAC Day

Ports of Auckland will turn off its lights and stop working during the ANZAC Day dawn service 6am to 6:40am on Friday 25 April. Read more »

Sanil Kumar has to leave New Zealand tomorrow

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Sanil Kumar has to leave New Zealand tomorrow
The Associate Minister of Immigration Nikki Kaye’s decision not to intervene means kidney transplant patient Sanil Kumar must leave New Zealand by tomorrow, says Labour’s Immigration spokesperson Rajen Prasad. Read more »

Aggravated Robbery – Mobil Mt Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Aggravated Robbery – Mobil Mt Wellington



CCTV footage revealed the face of one of the offenders when his mask slipped

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Death of 5 year old boy in driveway accident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Death of 5 year old boy in driveway accident
A 5 year old boy has died at a property in Pokeno, south of Auckland.

Emergency services were called just after 4:00pm yesterday (Tuesday) but the boy was unable to be revived and passed away at the scene. Read more »

Auckland, Southern Councils join on Quake Prone Buildings

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

[Joint Dunedin City Council and Waitaki District Council media release]

Auckland, Southern Councils join on Earthquake Prone Buildings Read more »

Rain sparks recovery but things remain fragile

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE

22 April 2014

Rain sparks recovery but things remain fragile

Recent rain in Waikato and South Auckland has set farmers on the road to recovery from the drought but the situation remains fragile for some, a meeting today of farming leaders and central and local Government officials has heard. Read more »

Winter F.A.W.C! 2014 tickets on sale

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Tourism

Media Release
22nd April 2014

Winter F.A.W.C! 2014 tickets on sale

Winter F.A.W.C! dates have been announced for June 2014 with tickets going on sale to the general public tomorrow , Wednesday 23rd at 12 noon. Read more »

Fire season changes

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release
22 April 2014
Fire season changes

Auckland Rural Fire today announced the fire season will officially change from restricted to open, meaning fire permits are no longer required for fires lit on private land within the rural fire area. Read more »

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Partnership targets visitor safety on New Zealand roads

Tourism New Zealand, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Air New Zealand have joined forces to target Chinese tourists with important road safety messages before they get behind the wheel. Read more »

Renewable energy in the Pacific under EU-NZ Partnership

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

Rollout of renewable energy in the Pacific under EU-NZ Partnership

European Commissioner Piebalgs and New Zealand Foreign Minister McCully depart on 23-27 April on a joint mission to the Pacific to see EU-NZ renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Read more »

Treasured takahē are coming to Tāwharanui!

Press Release – Auckland Council

22 April 2014

Treasured takahē are coming to Tāwharanui!

One of New Zealand’s most threatened native bird species will soon be making itself at home at Tāwharanui Open Sanctuary. Read more »

Home loan affordability worsens by most in 12 years

Press Release – Roost Home Loan Affordability Report

Home loan affordability worsens by most in 12 years as interest rates and house prices rise

Home loan affordability worsened across most of New Zealand in March at the fastest rate since January 2002 as median house prices rose and interest rates started rising, the Roost Home Loan Affordability reports show. Read more »

ANZAC closures of Wellesley Street East for cycleway project

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

22 April 2014

ANZAC closures of Wellesley Street East for cycleway project

As the Grafton Gully cycleway project enters the final months of construction, the NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of project-related closures of Wellesley Street East in central Auckland. Read more »

Hop along to Frog Fun Day

Press Release – Auckland Council

Hop along to Frog Fun Day
Leap into loads of fun at Warkworth’s Lucy Moore Memorial Park at a special event to mark international ‘Save The Frogs Day’. Read more »

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