Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

The Tree Council appeals Graham’s bush roading decision

Press Release – The Tree Council Inc

THE TREE COUNCIL APPEALS GRAHAM’S BUSH ROADING DECISION

Environmental advocacy group The Tree Council is lodging an appeal with the Environment Court today against the decision by Auckland Transport to accept the Notices of Requirement recommended by Commissioners on behalf of the consent authority for the Redoubt Road-Mill Road corridor upgrade. Read more »

Strong job growth in March quarter

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce
Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment
4 May 2016
Media Statement

Strong job growth in March quarter Read more »

Stop-TPP Movement renews call for Binding Referendum

Press Release – TPP Free Wellington

Stop-TPP Movement renews call for Binding Referendum before TPP is ratified.

TPP-Free-Wellington marked the occasion of the Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade (FADT) Select Committee’s report tabling day (May 4) with a “Binding Referendum Rally” at Parliament. Read more »

Annual awards to celebrate champions of recreation

Press Release – NZ Recreation

Annual awards to celebrate champions of recreation

Nominations are open for the 2016 New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Awards, Read more »

Unemployment rises as the labour force grows

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand


Unemployment rises as the labour force grows

4 May 2016

The unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent in the March 2016 quarter (from a revised 5.4 percent), while the labour force grew 1.5 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was the largest increase in New Zealand’s labour force since December 2004. Read more »

Wellington steals the focus from Auckland property market

Press Release – realestate.co.nz

Wellington steals the limelight from Auckland property market

Wellington inventory levels at record low, upward pressure on prices Read more »

Seeking sense: Hope from three cities

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Seeking sense: Hope from three cities

International business journalist Rod Oram will give a talk entitled Seeking sense: Hope from three cities at the Hastings Library on Friday, May 13, at 7pm. Read more »

Chief Inspector review

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

Chief Inspector review
Ray Smith, Chief Executive

Yesterday, I instructed the Chief Inspector of Corrections to undertake a case review into the management of a prisoner at Auckland’s maximum security prison. Read more »

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister

Press Release – 26 for Babies

6 for Babies

Mother’s Day cards for the Prime Minister
The Government has an opportunity this Mother’s Day to show genuine support for those looking after our littlest citizens by making a small but significant step to increase paid parental leave to 26 weeks. Read more »

You Can’t Avoid Politics: Peters

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Speech by Winston Peters at Victoria University: You Can’t Avoid Politics
Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealand First Leader
Member of Parliament for Northland
4 MAY 2016 Read more »

Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL says

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL says

May 4, 2016

This year’s May 26 Budget has all the hallmarks of treading water, BERL chief economist Ganesh Nana says. Read more »

Only youth court for stabbing and robbery offences

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

Only youth court for 14 and 15 year olds for stabbing and robbery offences
4th May 2016

“What these kids and other like them need is more boundaries and consequences not simply shifting the goal posts.” SST Youth Advocate Read more »

Police pursuit – Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police pursuit – Manukau

At 3.30 am this morning the premises of the Oteha Valley Liquor Centre, Oteha in Auckland was burgled. Read more »

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting

Press Release – New Zealand Plunket Society

3 May 2016

Event reveals the challenges of inner-city parenting
Auckland City Library is this week hosting a display that showcases the findings from a study of parents raising young children in the CBD. Read more »

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust wins Trust of the Year

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Norman Kirk Memorial Trust wins Trust of the Year

Chair of the Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Peter Swain says they are very honoured that the Trust has been awarded the 2015 NZ Trust of the Year Award by the New Zealand Trustees Association. Read more »

Details of Major Journalism Congress Announced

Press Release – NZ National Commission for UNESCO

Details of Major Journalism Congress Announced on UNESCO World Press Freedom Day 2016

‘Access to Information and Fundamental Freedoms’ is the overarching theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day #WPFD2016 celebrations. Read more »

Emergency closure of Greville Road southbound off ramp

Press Release – NZTA

3 May 2016 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND

Emergency closure of Greville Road southbound off ramp from State Highway 1 (SH1)

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Greville Road southbound off ramp from State Highway 1 (SH1) in Auckland will be closed tomorrow night (Wednesday May 4) for emergency re-surfacing works, due to a bitumen spill earlier this week. Read more »

2016 SAS College Rugby League season kick-off

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

3/5/2016
AUCKLAND RUGBY LEAGUE

2016 SAS College Rugby League season kick-off Read more »

PM’s Speech to NZ Institute of International Affairs

Speech – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon John Key

Prime Minister

3 May 2015

Speech to NZ Institute of International Affairs
Good afternoon.

It’s a pleasure to be here today to discuss New Zealand’s place in the world, which is always the focus of much debate. Read more »

Record numbers for Open Streets

Press Release – Auckland Council

Record numbers for Open Streets

Hugh Smith was one of an estimated 30,000 people who came to New Zealand’s biggest ever Open Streets festival on Karangahape Rd. Vehicles were banned and the famous road was open for people and bikes only for seven hours on Sunday, from Queen St to Ponsonby Rd, for a street festival of music, art, food, street performers and activities for kids. Read more »

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