Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Counties Manukau: hit and run involving a toddler

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police seeking information regarding hit and run involving a toddler”

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the owner of the vehicle pictured below which was involved in a hit and run of a toddler. Read more »

Survey shows sense on housing affordability

Press Release – Green Party

23 August 2016

Survey shows sense on housing affordability

A new poll shows New Zealanders have grasped the realities of the housing crisis better than the Prime Minister and his Government, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Latest health target results – Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health

23 August 2016 Media Statement Read more »

Three innovative Chch charities at live crowdfunding event

Press Release – The Funding Network

Three innovative local charities to pitch for support at live crowdfunding event

The Funding Network NZ (TFN) is holding its debut Christchurch event on the 13th of September. Read more »

Lifting CCO performance and accountability

Press Release – Vic Crone

Media Release
Vic for Mayor

23 August 2016

Lifting CCO performance and accountability Read more »

Dinosaur Footprints exhibition to leave tracks in Lower Hutt

Press Release – Hutt City Council

HUTT CITY COUNCIL NEWS RELEASE

23 August 2016
Dinosaur Footprints exhibition to leave tracks across Lower Hutt Read more »

Titirangi Residents’ Group Hosts ‘Meet the Mayors’

Press Release – Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association

West Aucklanders will next month have their first opportunity to meet the top seven contenders in the upcoming Auckland Council Mayoral race. Read more »

Deaf Action launch petition for visual fire alarms

Press Release – Deaf Action NZ

Deaf Action launch petition for visual fire alarms

Deaf Action (New Zealand) have just launched a petition calling on government to make visual fire alarms mandatory in public buildings. Read more »

Councillors changing tune out of time

Press Release – Greg McKeown

Councillors changing tune out of time

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance has released a list of 25 candidates who have pledged to hold annual rates increases below 2%. Read more »

David Rankin statement alleging sword attack

Press Release – David Rankin

Former National Party leader and Council Candidate hold off “P” sword attacker in West Auckland as TV One news crew flees. Read more »

Government funding weapons trade

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

Media Release: Government funding weapons trade

From: Auckland Peace Action

Date: 22 August 2016

The Government’s own NZ Superannuation fund is heavily invested in major weapons dealers.# At present, it holds significant investments in the second, third and fourth largest arms dealers in the world: Boeing, BAE and Raytheon.* Read more »

25 Council Candidates Agree to Keep Rates Down

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

MEDIA RELEASE

25 Council Candidates Agree to Keep Rates Down with Ratepayer Protection Pledge Read more »

Tackling big data

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Tackling big data – Media release

22 August 2016

For the first time, data from an agency outside government, Auckland City Mission, will be included in Statistics New Zealand’s vault of information for researchers. Read more »

Landscaping begins on Fukuoka Friendship Garden

Press Release – Auckland Council

Landscaping begins on Fukuoka Friendship Garden

Security fences have gone up at Western Springs Lakeside Park as landscaping work begins this week on re-establishing the Fukuoka Friendship Garden. Read more »

Poor migration laws and flawed tendering process

Press Release – First Union

Poor migration laws and flawed tendering process a toxic mix for bus drivers – union

Bus drivers could be the latest victims of poor government migration policy says Rudd Hughes, spokesperson for the Bus Drivers First section of FIRST Union. Read more »

CPAG Welfare Summit 2016: Investing in our Children

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

CPAG Welfare Summit 2016: Investing in our Children

Source: Child Poverty Action Group Read more »

Free Press 22/8/16

Column – ACT New Zealand

Free Press

ACT’s regular bulletin
David vs. Jacinda
In this week’s Sunday Star Times column, David Seymour argues that student loan interest write-offs have been bad policy and Jacinda as usual attacks the messenger. Read the full column here. Read more »

Pests and diseases stopped in post

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Pests and diseases stopped in post

New survey results show the Ministry for Primary Industries is preventing pests and diseases from arriving in New Zealand through the post. Read more »

Manurewa Incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Manurewa Incident”

A 22-year-old man remains in Middlemore Hospital in a critical but stable condition following a stabbing incident in Manurewa yesterday evening. Read more »

90 day plan to halve homelessness in Auckland’s Inner City

Press Release – Rob Thomas

Media Release: 90 day plan to halve homelessness in Auckland’s Inner City
Homelessness has reached an all-time high in Auckland’s Inner City with the Auckland City Mission reporting that 147 people are sleeping rough within a 3km radius of the Sky Tower. The problems have increased in recent years with the closing of the night shelter and an increase in the waiting list for social housing. Read more »

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