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Share your stories of those who served in WW1

Press Release – Waikato District Council

14 December 2017

Share your stories of those who served in WW1 at Waikato District Libraries Read more »

Getting ready for Whangaparaoa Rd change

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Getting ready for Whangaparaoa Rd change – Auckland Transport
Auckland Transport media release
14 December 2017
Installation of dynamic lane controls to be completed by Christmas
Trial proper starts for PM peak on 24 January Read more »

Minister congratulates new Corrections graduates

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Kelvin Davis

Minister of Corrections
14 December 2017
MEDIA STATEMENT

Minister congratulates new Corrections graduates
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has congratulated 20 new Corrections officers and offender employment instructors who graduated at a ceremony in Upper Hutt today. Read more »

Santa and Elves visit Manawatu Prison

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

Santa and Elves visit Manawatu Prison

Santa and his elves have made a special visit to Manawatu Prison for a Christmas whanau day for the families of prisoners. Read more »

Temperatures on the rise again

Press Release – MetService

Temperatures on the rise again

This week saw some much-needed rain for most of the country, but hot and dry conditions are expected to dominate the forecast again this weekend. The Kaikoura coast got the most rainfall over Tuesday and Wednesday, with a total of 73mm. Timaru saw 34mm, Christchurch 16mm and Wellington 14mm over this same period. Read more »

Seven people arrested in meth and cannabis network

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Seven people arrested following investigation into methamphetamine and cannabis network ”
Please attribute to Detective Inspector Paul Newman, National Organised Crime Group Read more »

New Gym Named After Star Thames Athlete Jack McLean

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

New Gym Named After Star Thames Athlete Jack McLean
The new gymnasium nearing completion in Thames has now been officially named the Jack McLean Community Recreation Centre, after the local boy who went on to be an All Black and play rugby league in England in the 1950s. Read more »

Porirua City Council Needs to Adopt a Living Wage

Press Release – Public Service Association

Porirua City Council Needs to Keep up Momentum towards a Living Wage
Employees at Porirua City Council are a step closer to a Living Wage today – as councillors voted to increase its minimum wage to $20 an hour by 2020. Read more »

NZ On the Wrong Side at WTO Ministerial Meeting in Argentina

Article – Professor Jane Kelsey

NZ On the Wrong Side of the Only Outcomes From WTO Ministerial Meeting in Argentina
By Jane Kelsey

13 December 2017 -‘The World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference in Buenos Aires has concluded without a formal statement. Read more »

Downings in home pools – Let’s get it to zero, Auckland!

Press Release – Auckland Council

Let’s get it to zero, Auckland!

Be a backyard lifeguard

Auckland Council and Drown Prevention Auckland are calling on Aucklanders to reduce the number of drownings in home pools this summer. Read more »

Marlborough Wines Conquer Cook Strait

Press Release – Wine Malborough

Marlborough Wines Conquer Cook Strait

Nearly 40 yachts raced across Cook Strait to deliver 29 Marlborough wines to the Capital in the WineWorks Wine Race. Read more »

Police seek witnesses to crash in Mangere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police seek witnesses to crash in Mangere”

Please attribute to Constable Neil Holyoake, Serious Crash Unit.

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash that occurred on Sunday, 10 December, 2017. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 13

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. Read more »

Auditor-General: Central government: Results of audits

Press Release – Controller and Auditor-General

Auditor-General’s report, Central government: Results of the 2016/17 audits

The Auditor-General’s report Central government: Results of the 2016/17 audits was presented to the House of Representatives today. Read more »

Step up for beach patrols

Press Release – Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Media Release
13 December 2017
Step up for beach patrols

An already stretched Northern Region life saving service is gearing up for an increase in volunteer workloads this weekend as the summer break starts in earnest. Read more »

Predator trapping has commenced in Auckland’s Eastern Bays

Press Release – Eastern Bays Songbird Project

General Media Release

13th December 2017

Predator trapping has commenced in Auckland’s Eastern Bays. Read more »

Labour’s medicinal cannabis bill a step forward

Press Release – NORML

PRESS RELEASE – NORML NEW ZEALAND INC – WED 13 DEC 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE USE

Labour’s medicinal cannabis bill a step forward – but patients want herbal access too. Read more »

Government to conduct inquiry into fuel pipe outage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Megan Woods

Minister of Energy and Resources

MEDIA STATEMENT

13 December 2017

Government to conduct inquiry into fuel pipe outage Read more »

Internal Affairs takes action against a money remitter

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs takes action against a money remitter

The Department of Internal Affairs has filed civil proceedings in the Auckland High Court against an Auckland-based money remitter, Jin Yuan Finance Limited (company number 4083558), under anti-money laundering law. Read more »

$9.5 million boost for teacher supply

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Hipkins

Minister of Education
13 December, 2017
$9.5 million boost for teacher supply

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced an immediate $9.5 million teacher supply package to support more teachers into classrooms in 2018. Read more »

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