Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Talent show a platform for career in entertainment

Press Release – Auckland Council

29 May 2017

Started from the bottom now we’re here: talent show a platform for career in entertainment.

What do Beyoncé, Britney Spears and Usher all have in common? Read more »

“Now We Are Four” – latest report from Growing Up in NZ

Press Release – Growing Up in New Zealand

“Now We Are Four” – latest report from Growing Up in New Zealand study released
The latest report from the University of Auckland’s Growing Up in New Zealand study shows a rise in obesity levels in the preschool children in the study, Read more »

Auckland Council must honour its commitment to business

Press Release – Auckland Heart of the City

29 May 2017

Auckland Council must honour its commitment to business

Heart of the City is calling on Auckland Council not to treat business rate payers as easy targets in its drive to save costs. Read more »

Essential book about sustainability and resilience launched

Press Release – University of Auckland

Essential book about sustainability and resilience launched
A book that offers new perspectives on urban sustainability and resilience has been launched at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Ports decision a win for workers and the environment

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Damien O’Connor
MP for West Coast-Tasman
Primary Industries
Biosecurity
Food Safety

MEDIA STATEMENT
29 May 2017

Ports of Auckland decision a win for workers and the environment Read more »

Maritime Union calls on ports to stop spewing methyl bromide

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union calls on poisonous ports to stop spewing methyl bromide

The Maritime Union of New Zealand welcomes the decision by Ports of Auckland to stop releasing methyl bromide emissions into the air. Read more »

Port’s decision a win for workers and environment

Press Release – Green Party

29 May 2017

Port’s decision a win for workers and environment
The Green Party is applauding the decision by the Ports of Auckland to require total recapture of the toxic gas methyl bromide at the port by the end of the year, and says other ports must now follow suit. Read more »

Students Occupy University Clocktower

Press Release – Fossil Free Auckland

Monday, 29 May 2017

Students Occupy University Clocktower over fossil fuel investments

At 8am this morning 13 University of Auckland students occupied the Vice-Chancellor’s wing of the University’s Clocktower building, demanding that Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon actively support divestment from oil, coal and gas companies. Read more »

Calls for further funding to combat anti-social behaviour

Press Release – Inner City Wellington

Inner-City Wellington calls for further funding to combat anti-social behaviour

In its submission to the Wellington City Council’s draft Annual Plan 2017/18, Inner-City Wellington (ICW) supports the proposed $75,000 for a business case but calls for more funding in the next financial year to deal with the anti-social behaviour on city streets. Read more »

Keep your raincoat handy

Press Release – MetService

Keep your raincoat handy

The changeable weather of late continues through the last few days of Autumn and into the first week of June as a couple of frontal systems are forecast to march across New Zealand from the west, separated by narrow ridges of high pressure. Read more »

Crackdown on dairy robbers and youth offenders welcomed

Press Release – Crime Prevention Group

PRESS RELEASE
Crackdown on dairy robbers and youth offenders welcomed

“The Police initiative and action on at least three out of six recommendations that Crime Prevention Group had necessitated in its memo to the law and order authorities, is a pleasing outcome,” says Crime Prevention Group founder and president Sunny Kaushal. Read more »

Q+A: Steven Joyce interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Steven Joyce interviewed by Jessica Mutch

“We’re not trying to be like Labour” – Finance Minister Steven Joyce Read more »

Q+A: Opposition Parties interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Press Release – TVNZ

Q+A: Opposition Parties interviewed by Jessica Mutch

Greens, Labour will work together despite differences over ‘sugar hit’ budget Read more »

More than 500 principals sign open letter to Government

Press Release – NZEI

More than 500 principals sign open letter to Government
28 May 2017
More than 500 school principals from throughout New Zealand have signed an open letter to the Government asking for the funding needed to pay support staff like teacher aides more. Read more »

Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs

Press Release – Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Championships

Taranaki Golfer Takes Out NZ Long Drive Champs At Clearwater
Taranaki 20-year-old Sam Jones has been crowned the Trident Homes New Zealand Long Drive Golf champion after winning a playoff at Clearwater Golf Resort this afternoon. Read more »

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Harbour Bridge

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Vector and Auckland Council partner to light Auckland Harbour Bridge

The Auckland Harbour Bridge will soon have permanent coloured lighting which – in a world first – will be powered by solar energy and battery, and can be transformed into special event lighting displays. Read more »

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Commerce Commission investigates Ron Hoy Fong

The decision by the Commerce Commission to investigate Ron Hoy Fong and his questionable advice to property investors to use fake names and target ‘dummies’ is good news, Labour’s spokesperson on Consumer Affairs Michael Wood says. Read more »

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport

27 May 2017
Media Statement

Auckland’s nightscape to be transformed

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed plans for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge to be transformed at night with a state-of-the-art, sustainable, world first lighting system. Read more »

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government


Hon Nikki Kaye
Minister for Youth
27 May 2017 Media Statement

$71k for 120 youth development opportunities Read more »

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

Roy Morgan Poll May 26 – No change pre-Budget
National Party remains ‘dead-locked’ with Labour/Greens alliance in May pre-Budget Read more »

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