Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Attorney-General saddened by death of Sir Thomas Gault

Press Release – New Zealand Government

22 May 2015

Attorney-General expresses sadness at the death of Sir Thomas Gault

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson today paid tribute to the life and career of former Supreme Court Judge, the Rt Hon Sir Thomas Munro Gault, KNZM, QC, who died in Auckland earlier this week. Read more »

Northwestern motorway closure during Queens Birthday weekend

Press Release – NZTA

22 May 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Northwestern motorway closure during Queens Birthday weekend
The NZ Transport Agency says closures to part of the Northwestern motorway during Queens Birthday weekend may have an impact on motorists. Read more »

Introducing North West Country

Press Release – Method Design and Communications

Introducing North West Country
Everyone has heard of Matakana and Clevedon for a delightful day trip, but there’s another corner of the greater Auckland region that’s been evolving quietly and is finally ready to share its secrets. Introducing North West Country, Auckland’s newest playground for discovery, culture, creativity, adventure, fine food and wine –only half a hour from the CBD. Read more »

Sky Tower lights up as 750 firefighters race to top

Press Release – SKYCITY

2 May 2015
Sky Tower lights up as 750 firefighters race to top

Auckland’s skyline will glow red and white from Friday 22 May to Sunday 24 May in recognition of the 750 firefighters racing to the top in support of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. Read more »

Farmers Get Crumbs From Budget 2015

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

22 MAY 2015
Farmers Get Crumbs From Budget 2015
Budget 2015 offers crumbs for farmers, despite this being hard times for the people who are the lifeblood of our country, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Legal issues at stake in Lecretia Seales’ court case probed

Press Release – University of Otago

Friday 22 May 2015

Legal issues at stake in Lecretia Seales’ court case probed Read more »

More lane changes on SH16

Press Release – NZTA

More lane changes on SH16
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to expect lane changes fromTuesday 2 June when driving westbound on Auckland’s State Highway 16 (Northwestern motorway). Read more »

Nothing for Northland And Regions in ‘I See Red’ Budget

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

22 MAY 2015

Nothing for Northland And Regions in ‘I See Red’ Budget
The regions are off National’s radar in Budget 2015, and promises made to Northlanders by the Prime Minister have been broken, says the New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

NZDF Conducts Urban Flying Training

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

22 May 2015

NZDF Conducts Urban Flying Training

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is conducting urban flying operations training of Air Force and Army personnel from 24-28 May 2015. The training will occur in and around the Kaipara Air Weapons Range and in the Auckland Central Business District. All flying will be concluded by 10PM each evening. Read more »

Building better connections between Asia and the Pacific

Speech – New Zealand Government

22 May 2015

Building better connections between Asia and the Pacific

(speech delivered to 2015 Nikkei Forum, Tokyo, Japan, 21 May 2015) Read more »

Budget does nothing for Generation Rent

Press Release – NZUSA

Fee change welcome, but Budget does nothing for Generation Rent

22 May 2015
New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations
The national student union NZUSA has welcomed moves by the Government to reduce the fee increases institutions can charge students, but has warned that two major student problems remain unresolved: rent and debt. Read more »

Child hardship package – a very modest start

Press Release – NZCCSS

Child hardship package – a very modest start

Thanks to the widespread public concern about New Zealand’s appalling child poverty levels the government has taken a few small but positive steps towards addressing some aspects of this critical social problem. Read more »

Budget Responsible but Lacking Vision

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Federation

Budget Responsible but Lacking Vision

The Government’s 2015 Budget provides New Zealand businesses with financial certainty, and tackles a number of politically sensitive issues, but fails to deliver on some of the big issues facing the country says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). Read more »

Len Brown fails to convince Govt on transport

Press Release – Auckland Council

Len Brown fails to convince Govt on transport

While Parliament was listening to Finance Minister Bill English deliver the Government’s Budget, Read more »

Budget a disappointment for Auckland transport

Press Release – Generation Zero

Budget a disappointment for Auckland transport – Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is disappointed to find that the government has refused to allocate money for urgent public transport improvements in today’s Budget. Read more »

Budget delivers on housing, but not earthquake strengthening

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Budget 2015 delivers on housing but leaves a gaping hole in earthquake strengthening

Property Council is pleased with the Government’s budget announcement which has unveiled 420 hectares of land and a $52 million pledge to work with private developers in Auckland. Read more »

Split Enz ‘I See Red, I See Red, I See Red’

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Split Enz ‘I See Red, I See Red, I See Red’
The National Government 2015 Budget is deficit everywhere, as Split Enz sang, “I see red, I see red, I see red”. Read more »

Accelerated Transport Programme agreed

Press Release – Auckland Council

Accelerated Transport Programme agreed

Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee today supported an Accelerated Transport Programme made possible by funding from the new Interim Transport Levy for the next three years. Read more »

Budget 2015 Presentation to Education Cross Sector Forum

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata

Minister of Education

21 May 2015
Vote Education – Budget 2015 Presentation to Education Cross Sector Forum Read more »

Budget 2015: Students left in the doghouse

Press Release – VUWSA

Media Release: Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA)

Budget 2015: Students left in the doghouse while Joyce tends to his pet projects Read more »

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