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Only 3.3% of Council’s $8.8m Art Collection on Display

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Only 3.3% of Napier City Council’s $8.8 Million Art Collection on Display

19 JANUARY 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Closure of Westfield Rail Station – “Shortsighted”

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Closure of Westfield Rail Station – “Shortsighted”

Closing Westfield rail station will do nothing to improve travel for South Auckland workers and residents and do nothing significant for the rest of Auckland either, says Auckland Chamber of Commerce head Michael Barnett. Read more »

Auckland building consents at 12-year high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Construction

19 January 2017

Auckland building consents at 12-year high
The number of new homes consented in Auckland for the year to November has topped 10,000 for the first time in 12 years, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

Blaze near Whitianga illustrates high fire risk

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Blaze near Whitianga illustrates high fire risk
Fire crews at the Comers Road bush fire south of Whitianga are damping down the many remaining hot spots but have the fire well contained. Read more »

New Zealand First Wants Assurances Over New Speed Cameras

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland

19 JANUARY 2017
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Whimsical worlds on show at Arataki

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 January, 2017

Whimsical worlds on show at Arataki


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Meet league heroes at 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day

Press Release – ATEED

19 January 2017

Meet league heroes in Aotea Square at 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day
SUMMARY

• Welcome the 288-plus Downer NRL Auckland Nines players in a day packed with free, fan-friendly, family-friendly activities. Read more »

New Ethical Trade Conference Announced

Press Release – Fairfield Trust

New Ethical Trade Conference Announced

For the first time, the Fairfield Conference is bringing together all those interested in ethical trade as a tool for social justice, to reduce poverty and restore right relationships between developing-country producers and first-world consumers. Read more »

Next City Rail Link project milestone achieved

Press Release – Auckland Transport

19 January 2017

Next City Rail Link project milestone achieved

The first contract documents for the entire City Rail Link (CRL) project from the city to Mt Eden go out to the industry today, marking an important milestone for the project. Read more »

Cost of New Auckland Transport HQ Labelled ‘Off the Rails’

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

$11 Million Refurbishment Cost of New Auckland Transport HQ Labelled ‘Off the Rails’
19 JANUARY 2017
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More sole parents independent of benefits

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Anne Tolley

Minister for Social Development
19 January 2017
More sole parents independent of benefits

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley says the number of people receiving a benefit is continuing to decline year on year, with sole parents driving the biggest reduction in numbers. Read more »

Dunedin Rally in support of the Women’s March on Washington

Press Release – Women’s Global March

Dunedin Rally in support of the Women’s March on Washington
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Auckland locals to kick-off global movement

Press Release – Women’s Global March

Auckland locals to kick-off global movement

Cindy Buell has been politically active most of her life. The first campaign she worked on was George McGovern’s run for US President in 1972.  It was the first time she was old enough to vote. Read more »

Giant Volcanic Mural “Magma” Unveiled

Press Release – Uptown Business Association

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Crisis in prison overcrowding needs urgent action

Press Release – Public Service Association

Crisis in prison overcrowding needs urgent action – PSA

Source: PSA

New Zealand’s prison system is in crisis, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says, and urgent action is needed to ensure the safety of prisoners and corrections officers. Read more »

‘Trumped’ up Rooster takes centre stage

Press Release – Parnell Inc.

‘Trumped’ up Rooster takes centre stage

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Wellington locals to kick-off global movement

Press Release – WM New Zealand

Wellington locals to kick-off global movement

Wellington residents Ashley Elinoff and Ruby Pleasants are too young to have participated in the civil rights and women’s movements of the 1960s and 1970s or in the Springbok tour of the 1980s. Neither of them – Elinoff at 33 nor Pleasants at 20 – have joined an international mobilisation around a common cause. Read more »

New Zealand – first to vote, first to march

Press Release – Women’s Global March

New Zealand – first to vote, first to march

Where better to begin the massive Women’s March Global movement than in the country to first give women the vote? Read more »

Fresh round of aerial checks over Waikato for kauri dieback

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

18 January 2017

Fresh round of aerial checks over Waikato for kauri dieback

A new round of aerial checks for kauri dieback disease is due to get underway shortly, this time over the Coromandel Peninsula, Hauraki and central Waikato. Read more »

Māori Television mourns the passing of Kingi Ihaka

Article – Maori Television Service

17 January 2017

He kāpia kua katohia nā te Atua, mō āna hua whakapīrata whetū i te rangi

Māori Television mourns the passing of Kingi Ihaka Read more »

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