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Strengthening transport links across New Zealand

Press Release – Local Government NZ

30 June 2015

Local government partners with NZ Transport Agency to strengthen transport links across New Zealand

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the announcement a $13.9 billion investment partnership in New Zealand’s land transport system over the next three years. Read more »

National’s $10.5b transport spend will increase pollution

Press Release – Green Party

National’s $10.5 billion transport spend will mostly increase pollution

The National Government is spending its Land Transport Fund primarily on carbon-polluting transport infrastructure, rather than building a clean, balanced and efficient system for the 21st century, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Falling consents adding to Auckland housing woes

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Falling consents adding to Auckland housing woes

Phil Twyford

Falling numbers of building consents being issued in Auckland will add to the city’s housing shortfall and fuel skyrocketing house prices, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford Read more »

$4.2b partnership to strengthen Auckland’s transport links

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

$4.2b partnership to strengthen Auckland’s transport links

The NZ Transport Agency has announced the details of an estimated $4.2 billion programme of investment in Auckland over the next three years to provide an effective and efficient transport system for the city. Read more »

Government delivering on transport commitments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges

Minister of Transport
30 June 2015

Government delivering on transport commitments Read more »

Minister welcomes record transport investment

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges

Minister of Transport
30 June 2015

Minister welcomes record transport investment
Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed the release of the largest National Land Transport Programme in New Zealand’s history. Read more »

New building consents continue to surge

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing
30 June 2015
New building consents continue to surge

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the release of the latest building consent figures from Statistics New Zealand, which show the annual number of consents at an eight-year high. Read more »

Economic benefits from Cricket World Cup

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister for Sport and Recreation
30 June 2015
Economic benefits from Cricket World Cup Read more »

Police seek information after young girls approached

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police seek information after young girls approached
North Shore Police are seeking information in relation to an incident on Sunday 7 June in Glenfield. Read more »

Speech: The Future of Global Trade

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Tim Groser

Minister of Trade

30 June 2015

Speech: The Future of Global Trade: US And NZ as Partners in the Asia Pacific: Completing the TPP Negotiation Read more »

Auckland to Host Outdoor Design Showcase

Press Release – Purple Sherbert

Auckland to Host Outdoor Design Showcase

A Must Attend Design Event Showcasing Leading & Award Winning Garden Designers


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So Mr English, do you have a plan?

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

30 June 2015
So Mr English, do you have a plan?
DIpping confidence about jobs, wages and shrinking exports are highlighting the lack of a plan from the government to diversify the economy and build sustainable growth, Grant Robertson Labour’s Finance Spokesperson said. Read more »

Efforts made to wipe window washers off streets

Press Release – Auckland City Council

Efforts made to wipe window washers off streets

Auckland Council is clamping down on intimidating behaviour by window washers at intersections throughout the city. Read more »

Dwelling consents decrease in Canterbury

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling consents decrease in Canterbury

Building consents for new dwellings in Canterbury have decreased, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Pacific to Address the Future of Humanitarian Relief

Press Release – United Nations

Disaster-Prone Pacific to Address the Future of Humanitarian Relief

(Auckland, 30 June 2015): More than 140 delegates from across the Pacific have gathered in Auckland to discuss the future of humanitarian action in the region. Read more »

Interchange closures for Waterview project

Press Release – NZTA

30 June 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
Interchange closures for Waterview project

The NZ Transport Agency says a series of planned overnight closures on Auckland’s busy Great North Road Interchange start next week for work connected with the Waterview Connection project. Read more »

Increasing family violence calls but fewer resolutions

Press Release – University of Auckland

Increasing family violence calls but fewer resolutions

New data shows police are dealing with more family violence, but where an offence is reported, fewer cases are being resolved. Read more »

Free Press 29/6/15: The Harmful Digital Communications Bill

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Free Press

ACT’s new regular bulletin

The Harmful Digital Communications Bill
David Seymour fears this will be another case study in bad law-making and outlines why he opposes this Bill Read more »

Townley Aims for a Hat-Trick of Wins

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Townley Aims for a Hat-Trick of Wins
JUNE 29, 2015: Winning the Honda Tarawera 100 is a huge honour indeed and Bay of Plenty’s Ben Townley is determined to rule again at this iconic annual event near Kawerau this weekend. Read more »

Emergency closure of SH1 Takanini southbound off ramp

Press Release – NZTA

29 June 2015
Emergency closure of SH1 Takanini southbound off ramp
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the SH1 Takanini southbound off ramp in Auckland will be closed tonight (Monday 30 June) for emergency works to a guardrail after a crash at the weekend caused extensive damage. Read more »

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