Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

10 years in the ‘can’ for importing tins of ‘chicken stock’ meth

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

MEDIA RELEASE
24 March 2017

10 years in the ‘can’ for importing tins of ‘chicken stock’ meth

A Hong Kong man received a sentence of 10 years and 5 months’ imprisonment today in the Auckland District court for importing two kilograms of methamphetamine, worth approximately $2 million on the street, disguised as chicken stock powder. Read more »

Housing better use of land than cattle grazing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith
Minister for Building and Construction
24 March 2017
Media Statement

Housing better use of land than cattle grazing Read more »

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

Press Release – NZTA

24 March 2017

Agreement on next steps for Auckland mass transit

The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport boards have come to an important agreement on the next steps for mass transit in Auckland. Read more »

Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges

Minister of Transport

24 March 2017
Media Statement
Route Protection for Mass Transit Corridor to Auckland Airport to begin Read more »

Time running out to have your say on Auckland’s budget

Press Release – Maungakiekie-Tamaki Local Board

22 March 2017

Time running out to have your say on Auckland’s budget

Aucklanders are being urged to have their say on the council’s 2017/2018 budget before consultation closes next week. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 26 March – 1 April 2017

Press Release – NZTA

24 March 2017 | AUCKLAND
Overnight motorway closures 26 March – 1 April 2017

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 31 March 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

More time required to complete testing and commissioning

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

24 March 2017 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

More time required to complete testing and commissioning at Waterview Connection Read more »

Plan change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenu

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 March 2017

Plan change proposed for Sites of Significance to Mana Whenua

Auckland Council’s Planning Committee is to consider approving engagement with mana whenua and landowners on approximately 270 new Sites and Places of Significance to Mana Whenua as the next step in developing a plan change. Read more »

Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Press Release – Public Service Association

“I am 53, a professional and I live in a garage” – Auckland Mayor to hear stories of his city

Source: PSA Read more »

Easter trading has Aucklanders worried

Press Release – First Union

24 March 2016

Easter trading has Aucklanders worried – retail workers’ union

A union representing thousands of working people in retail says Auckland Council’s decision to consult on possible Easter trading changes is putting retail workers offside. Read more »

Labour opposes Point England land grab Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
MP for Te Atatū
Housing
Auckland

24 March 2017

Labour opposes Point England land grab Bill

The Government’s bid to take 11 hectares of public reserve land at Pt England for housing is a short-sighted, ill-advised land grab that flies in the face of the local community’s wishes, says Labour’s Housing and Auckland Issues Spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Jon Stephenson’s back story in Hit and Run revealed in book

Press Release – Maria Armoudian

Jon Stephenson’s back story in Hit and Run revealed in academic’s book, Reporting from the Danger Zone. Read more »

Sky Tower flashes red and white for Red Cross Annual Appeal

Press Release – Sky City

MEDIA ADVISORY

24 March 2017

Sky Tower flashes red and white for Red Cross Annual Appeal Read more »

NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Press Release – NZNO

24 March 2017
NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Read more »

Man charged with multiple indecent acts in public

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man charged with multiple indecent acts in public in Henderson Creek cycleway area ”

To be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Roger Small, Waitakere Police Read more »

Family Violence Summit ‘Empty Gesture’ Ahead of Election

Press Release – The Backbone Collective

THE BACKBONE COLLECTIVE
PRESS RELEASE
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Family Violence Summit ‘Empty Gesture’ Ahead of Election
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Family Violence Summit ‘Too Little Too Late’
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Family Violence Summit A ‘Whitewash’ Ahead of Election
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Government Read more »

Daylight saving end triggers tsumani alert test

Press Release – Auckland Council

24 March 2017
Daylight saving end triggers tsumani alert test
Aucklanders are advised there will be “no cause for alarm” at noon on Sunday 2 April, as the city’s tsunami sirens are given their twice-yearly test. Read more »

Confidence in Hamilton property market remains strong

Press Release – Colliers International

Confidence in Hamilton property market remains strong

Auckland, March 24, 2017

Confidence in Hamilton’s commercial and residential property markets remains high, with the city retaining its top four ranking in the latest Colliers International quarterly survey results. Read more »

Christchurch market remains strong despite dip in confidence

Press Release – Colliers International

Christchurch market remains strong despite dip in confidence

Auckland, March 24, 2017 Read more »

Confidence in Bay of Plenty property market remains high

Press Release – Colliers International

Confidence in Bay of Plenty property market remains high

Auckland, March 24, 2017

Confidence in the Bay of Plenty’s commercial and residential property markets remains high, with Tauranga/Mt Maunganui maintaining its top four ranking in the latest Colliers International quarterly survey results. Read more »

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