Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

South Auckland disadvantaged by new decile rankings

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

South Auckland disadvantaged by new decile rankings
New decile rankings have South Auckland schools at scores that show they are much more disadvantaged than the national average, says Labour’s Associate Auckland Issues spokesperson Louisa Wall. Read more »

New staff to boost delivery of Auckland Plan

Press Release – Auckland Council

New staff to boost delivery of Auckland Plan
Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer Roger Blakeley has appointed three new senior staff after a review of the planning division saw a realignment of responsibilities designed to future-proof the council’s strategy and planning team and help to create the world’s most liveable city. Read more »

Family Violence Intervention Team uses social media

Press Release – Auckland District Health Board

Family Violence Intervention Team uses social media to say “no” to domestic violence

Everyone has the right to feel safe at home. Many do not. One in three partnered New Zealand women report having experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence in their lifetime.[1] Read more »

Cricket World Cup Trophy Coming to Town!

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Cricket World Cup Trophy Coming to Town!

Dunedin (Monday, 24 November 2014) – Join the build up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 by coming along to the Octagon on Wednesday morning. Read more »

How to Love a Mountain

Press Release – Friends of Maungawhau

24 November 2014

How to Love a Mountain

Love Your Mountain Day will take place on Maungawhau/Mt Eden on Sunday 7 December. Hosted by Friends of Maungawhau with funding support from the Albert-Eden Local Board, the event is into its ninth year of raising public awareness about the mountain’s beauty and significance, and the need for its care and preservation. Read more »

Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue

Press Release – Auckland Council

Time running out to have your say on legal highs issue

Aucklanders are being urged to make sure they have their say on the issue of the sale of legal highs as consultation closes this Friday.
Councillor George Wood, chairperson of the Auckland Council Regional Strategy and Policy Committee, says that Auckland needs to be ready for when the products are legal again. Read more »

New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line up

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

New faces, wise heads in bold Labour line up
Labour Leader Andrew Little today announced a bold new caucus line up which brings forward new talent and draws on the party’s depth of experience. Read more »

Vector Network News

Press Release – Vector Limited

Vector Network News

We are just under 100 days to the Cricket World Cup 2015. The successful delivery of a reliable, uninterrupted flow of electricity during the Cricket World Cup has been a focus for Vector for the past year. Read more »

600 Slaves And Counting on New Zealand Soil

Press Release – Stand Against Slavery

600 Slaves And Counting on New Zealand Soil

The 2014 Global Slavery Index has just been released, and buried within its pages is New Zealand’s growing issue of human exploitation and slavery. When taken in conjunction with the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2014, New Zealand has now become both a source and destination country in the slavery network. Read more »

Neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand first neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

November 24, 2014

A University of Canterbury graduate student has produced a nationwide app showing the best cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Read more »

Waka Hourua celebrates what’s working in suicide prevention

Press Release – Waka Hourua

Waka Hourua celebrates what’s working in Māori and Pasifika suicide prevention
On 19 and 20 November, Māori and Pasifika national suicide prevention programme Waka Hourua held its first national hui-fono in Auckland. The theme was Whakarauika Mai: Bringing Communities Together to Prevent Suicide in Aotearoa.  Read more »

Hundreds enjoy Thackwood Garden, raise money for local trust

Press Release – Thackwood Garden

Hundreds enjoy Thackwood Garden, raising money for local trust

North Nelson’s Thackwood Garden, nestled in a fourth generation, 300 acre Farm, in Wakapuaka raised over $2000 when it opened to the public today as a fundraiser for the Nelson Regional Breast & Gynaecological Cancer Trust. Read more »

The Someday Challenge 2014 Winners

Press Release – Connected Media

The Someday Challenge

2014 Winners
Young New Zealand film-makers rise to challenge to make sustainability films Read more »

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

SKYCITY’s Sky Tower in Auckland will be lit up in white on Monday evening Nov 25th at 10pm, on the eve of White Ribbon Day. Read more »

State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says Little

Press Release – TVNZ

State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says Little

The new Labour leader Andrew Little has called for the State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie to be stood down after his handling of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment case. Read more »

Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for NZ

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The effects of the Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for the whole country

House prices in Auckland which have risen 34 percent since 2011 will be sustainable for as long as there is the demand and the means for buyers to continue purchasing, the University of Canterbury’s architect-in-residence and urban commentator Tim Nees says. Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

Headlines:

Andrew Little says the shape of his front-bench for the 2017 election may not be clear until the end of next year Read more »

Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing’s Top Honour

Press Release – Yachting New Nealand

Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing’s Top Honour for 2014

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Delays Possible on SH16 as Remedial Work Gets Underway

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Delays Possible on SH16 as Remedial Work Gets Underway

Auckland motorists are being advised of possible delays on State Highway 16, from Trigg Road to Matua Road, fromthis Monday(24 November) as remedial works get underway on the highway. Read more »

And the winner is…

Press Release – Sky Arena

And the winner is…

22 year old event manager, Brittany Shazell, is going to party like a rock star at the Mahindra SUPER 8 / SUPER FIGHT NIGHT tomorrow night in Auckland. Read more »

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