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New bus and train zones in August

Press Release – Auckland Transport

22 July 2016

New bus and train zones in August

Auckland Transport is introducing a new zone-based public transport system to make fares simpler. The new, Simpler Fares system for all bus and train services starts on 14 August 2016 (excludes SkyBus). Read more »

Wellington A Black wins Netball NZ U17 Champs title

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Wellington A Black wins Netball NZ U17 Champs title
Media Release
Thursday 21 July, 2016 Read more »

St James Theatre restoration gets council boost

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

20 July 2016

St James Theatre restoration gets council boost

Mayor Len Brown is thrilled that the restoration of Queen Street’s St James Theatre in Auckland can continue moving forward with an approved council financial contribution. Read more »

Decision digest: SkyPath and St James Theatre key items

Press Release – Auckland City Council

Decision digest | Finance and Performance Committee
21 July 2016
SkyPath and St James Theatre key items at Finance and Performance Read more »

Peace Action Wellington: oppose the warship visit

Press Release – Peace Action Wellington

Oppose the warship visit; oppose closer ties with US military
Press Release: Peace Action Wellington
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SkyPath gets unanimous support

Press Release – Auckland Council

21 July 2016
SkyPath gets unanimous support

Auckland’s SkyPath project has been given the go-ahead to be delivered through a public private partnership, after a unanimous decision at today’s Finance and Performance Committee. Read more »

Hertz Hitch Hikers Enters the Sky Tower Challenge

Press Release – Hertz

Hertz Hitch Hikers Enters the Sky Tower Challenge

Auckland, New Zealand July 21, 2016 – For the first time, Hertz New Zealand is entering the Step Up Sky Tower Stair Challenge in support of the Leukemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand foundation (LBC). The ‘Hertz Hitch Hikers’, along with 99 other organisations will race to the top of the iconic Sky Tower on Friday 5th August. Read more »

Banks bust a move, Government possum in the headlights

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
MP for Te Atatū
Housing Spokesperson
MEDIA STATEMENT

21 July 2016 Read more »

Blundering On

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
21 JULY 2016
BLUNDERING ON Read more »

A weather tantrum to end the school holidays

Press Release – MetService

A weather tantrum to end the school holidays

The good weather New Zealand has enjoyed for the end of the week takes a stormy turn as we move into the weekend. Read more »

US ship decision a victory for people power – Greenpeace

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

US ship decision a victory for people power – Greenpeace

Tuesday 21 July, Auckland – The US Government’s decision to send a warship to New Zealand is a huge victory for people power, Greenpeace said today. Read more »

Activists plan to block US warship

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

Activists plan to block US warship

Auckland Peace Action (APA) is planning a protest flotilla against warships visiting NZ as part of the NZ Navy’s 75th birthday. Read more »

5,000 more people independent of benefits

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Jo Goodhew
Acting Minister for Social Development
21 July 2016

5,000 more people independent of benefits

Acting Social Development Minister Jo Goodhew says the number of people receiving a main benefit has continued to fall year on year, with the latest figures the lowest for any June quarter since 2008. Read more »

New home deposit rules could turn off 22% of investors

Press Release – Horizon Research Limited

Media release
Horizon Research
July 20, 2016

New home deposit rules could turn off 22% of investors

The Reserve Bank’s move to increase the deposit needed for investors to buy a home above 30% will have a significant impact on the market. Read more »

One year – almost three million extra trips

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release

20 July 2016

One year – almost three million extra trips
In the past year Auckland’s trains have travelled the equivalent of five trips to the moon and back. Read more »

Police catch up with alleged fraudster targeting Remuera

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police catch up with alleged fraudster targeting Remuera

Police are relieved to have arrested an alleged fraudster today whose offending have been a “thorn in the side” of Remuera for the past two years. Read more »

$35 million for Entrepreneurial Universities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment

20 July 2016

$35 million for Entrepreneurial Universities Read more »

Announcing NZ Sculpture OnShore Artists for 2016

Press Release – Sculpture OnShore

Announcing NZ Sculpture OnShore Artists for 2016

NZ Sculpture OnShore will return to Devonport’s Fort Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore from the 10th-20th November 2016. The exhibition will showcase an inspiring selection of pieces by over 100 artists working across various sculptural practices. Read more »

Cherished Kiwi Breeding Champion Retires at Tanekaha

Press Release – Fonterra

20 JULY 2016
Cherished Kiwi Breeding Champion Retires at Tanekaha


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Ratepayers’ Alliance Launches Ratepayer Protection Pledge

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Ratepayers’ Alliance Launches 2016 Ratepayer Protection Pledge

20 JULY 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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