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Walk2Work Day

Press Release – Living Streets Aotearoa

Media Release 4 March 2015

Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking. Read more »

Award-winning architectural projects on display

Press Release – University of Auckland

Award-winning architectural projects on display

Earning a Masters of Architecture (Professional) degree is, by any standards, a real achievement. Read more »

Walk2Work Day Wellington

Press Release – Living Streets Aotearoa

Media Release 4 March 2015

Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking, and its natural partner the bus or train. Read more »

Submissions top 6,000 with two weeks to go

Press Release – Auckland Council

Submissions top 6,000 with two weeks to go

With two weeks to go, more than 6000 Aucklanders have now provided feedback on Auckland Council’s 10-year budget and the city’s transport issues are top of the agenda. Read more »

Neighbours Day turning Auckland streets into neighbourhoods

Press Release – Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Media release
February 2015

Neighbours Day Aotearoa; Turning Auckland city centre streets into neighbourhoods Read more »

Celebrate Pasifika at Auckland’s libraries

Press Release – Auckland Council

Celebrate Pasifika at Auckland’s libraries

Take the family down to your local library for this year’s Pasifika 2015 celebrations. Read more »

Mayor needs to cap staff salaries and numbers as well

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Mayor needs to cap staff salaries and numbers as well

Just last year Mayor Len Brown refused to comment to the media on the Remuneration Authority’s handsome pay increases for the mayor and councillors. Instead he just quietly pocketed it. Read more »

Not in our name: Nationwide peace vigils tomorrow

Press Release – Peace Movement Aotearoa

Not in our name: Nationwide peace vigils tomorrow

Not in our name: Nationwide peace vigils tomorrow
Military deployment to Iraq? Not in our name
At 5pm on Thursday, 5 March 2015 Read more »

Auckland glows during unrivalled weekend

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Media release

3 March 2015

Auckland glows during unrivalled weekend

An unrivalled weekend of sporting and cultural events in Auckland came together seamlessly with stunning weather and international recognition for our diverse line-up. Read more »

Former Fire Fighter Becomes Mr Gay New Zealand

Press Release – Matt Fistonich

Former Royal New Zealand Air Force Fire Fighter Becomes Mr Gay New Zealand

A former Fireman for the Royal New Zealand Air Force has been announced as this country’s next Mr Gay World nominee. Read more »

Launch of Essential Transport Budget – Generation Zero

Press Release – Generation Zero

Launch of Essential Transport Budget – Generation Zero

Youth organisation, Generation Zero, is today launching a report – Fix Our City: An analysis of the Transport Budget in the 2015 – 2025 Long Term Plan – that proposes that Auckland Council focuses on a transport budget that prioritises the essential public transport, walking and cycling projects in the Auckland Plan Network. Read more »

Board chair calls for more women to have their say

Press Release – Auckland Council

Board chair calls for more women to have their say

Twice as many men as women have submitted on Auckland Council’s proposed 10-year budget so far. Read more »

SKYCITY Auckland Community Trust calls for applications

Press Release – SKYCITY

SKYCITY Auckland Community Trust calls for applications
Applications are now open for SKYCITY Auckland Community Trust, and local community groups in the Auckland and Far North regions are encouraged to apply for funding now. Read more »

Think twice before buying wildlife products

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nicky Wagner
Associate Minister of Conservation

3 March 2015
Think twice before buying wildlife products

Associate Minister of Conservation Nicky Wagner is reminding all travellers that wildlife crime is serious and they should think twice before purchasing any wildlife products or souvenirs overseas. Read more »

$905k to grow tomorrow’s business leaders

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye

Minister for Youth
3 March 2015 Media Statement

$905k to grow tomorrow’s business leaders Read more »

Auckland Transport Vote Delayed

Press Release – Democracy Action

Auckland Transport Vote Delayed
Democracy Action can reveal that Auckland Council has delayed the vote to determine whether Auckland Councillors will be excluded from sitting on the boards of Council Controlled Organisations. Read more »

Now more than ever, Kiwis are becoming “greenies”

Press Release – Wright Communications

Now more than ever, Kiwis are becoming “greenies”

The 2015 Go Green Expo is being held at the ASB Showgrounds on the 18th and 19th of April. Read more »

White Night on in Parnell

Press Release – Parnell Inc.

White Night on in Parnell

White Night, an Auckland Arts Festival event, is a magical evening of art and exploration that will be held in each of the Auckland city’s major precincts, including Parnell, on Saturday 14 March 2015 from 6pm to midnight. In Parnell, you will get to see almost 20 art installations, performances, galleries and exhibitions in a night like no other. Read more »

Racing beds to pay for beds

Press Release – The Great Auckland Bed Race Charitable Trust

Racing beds to pay for beds

Local businesses pulling-together to raise funds for charity.

One team is putting it all on the line to fundraise for charity in this year’s Great Auckland Bed Race, an annual charity event that pits teams of six runners against each other as they push makeshift beds around the Auckland Domain. Read more »

Education Excellence Awards judges named

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Excellence Awards judges named
Education Minister Hekia Parata today announced the names of the judges and education experts who will decide the winners of the 2015 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. Read more »

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