Archive for the 'Supercity' Category

Northern Lifeguards Thrilled To Celebrate Season Success

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Lifeguards from Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) will gather to celebrate the best of the 2019-20 patrol season at the Toyota Financial Services Awards of Excellence on 15 August. Read more »

Fight For #safestaffingnow Continues Around The Country

Press Release – E Tu

The joint campaign to push the Government to commit to safer staffing levels in aged care continues around the country with two North Island actions. Read more »

Safer Speed Limits Set On SH16 In Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has set new speed limits on State Highway 16 Brigham Creek to Waimauku in west Auckland to help keep all road users safe. Read more »

NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights set for massive season

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

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‘Shovel ready’ project for rural broadband announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Kris Faafoi
Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media

Hon Shane Jones
Minister of Regional Economic Development
First project utilising $50 million ‘shovel ready’ fund for rural broadband announced Read more »

Dunne Speaks: Will Labour’s “No Policy” Campaign Work?

Column – Peter Dunne

Cynical and disconcerting as his comments may appear to be, Labour and advertising guru Sir Bob Harvey is probably correct when he says that Labour does not need to campaign to win this year’s election. Read more »

Auckland Architecture Awards – Winners Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Forty-four projects have received awards in the 2020 Auckland Architecture Awards, a peer-reviewed awards programme run by Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA). Read more »

Beware Brooke Van Velden’s EOLC Misinformation

Press Release – Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Brooke van Velden – newly-minted Deputy Leader of the Act Party – spoke at a community event last Monday night in Epsom, Auckland, which was attended by several Euthanasia-Free NZ supporters. Read more »

National Pledge To End Family Violence Heads To Parliament Grounds

Press Release – Safe Man Safe Family Charitable Trust

Men from all over New Zealand are invited to join prominent violence-prevention voices in a show of solidarity and call for national change. This will culminate in a group pledge at Parliament grounds on 06 August 2020 from 10am-12noon. Read more »

Change In Abatement Threshold Needed To Lift Underemployed Out Of Poverty

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

Auckland Action Against Poverty is calling on the Government to increase abatement thresholds and lift benefits to liveable levels to support people affected by the growth of unemployment due to COVID-19. Read more »

National Leader’s speech on Wellington transport

Speech – New Zealand National Party

Thank you to Helen and the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce for hosting us here this morning, and thank you all for coming along. Read more »

Manukau Symphony Orchestra In Opera Night

Press Release – Manukau Symphony Orchestra

The Manukau Symphony Orchestra is serving up a ‘ten-course classical degustation’ of operatic and concert masterpieces featuring not one, but four soloists in an Opera Night sitting on Saturday 22 August, 7:30pm at the Vodafone Events Centre. Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions — Questions To Ministers

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Prime Minister

1. Hon JUDITH COLLINS (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies and commitments? Read more »

Government Announces Allocation Of Three Waters Funds For Councils

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has today set out the regional allocations of the $761 million Three Waters stimulus and reform funding for councils announced by Prime Minister Hon Jacinda Ardern this month. Read more »

Money for Kauri Urgently Needed

Press Release – The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council, Waitakere Ranges Protection Society and Forest & Bird have written to Ministers O’Connor, Sage, Jones and Parker this week to request urgent funding for Regional Councils to implement essential work to protect kauri. Read more »

Your Vote 2020: Bringing Election Coverage To Viewers Across TVNZ Channels And Platforms

Press Release – TVNZ

As New Zealand gets ready to head to the ballot box this September, 1 NEWS is bringing voters comprehensive coverage and analysis of this year’s General Election. Read more »

REINZ Warns Tenants Without An ‘excellent’ Record May Struggle To Find Tenancies

Press Release – REINZ

REINZ warns tenants without an ‘excellent’ record may struggle to find tenancies as RTA Bill progresses through parliament Read more »

Getting Infrastructure For Housing Underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Eight shovel-ready projects within Kāinga Ora large-scale developments, and the Unitec residential development in Auckland have been given the go-ahead, Minister for Housing Dr Megan Woods announced today. Read more »

Hundreds Of Millions To Fix Three Waters Woes Kicks Off NPDC’s Top 10 Kōrero

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

A $300 million bill to bring the New Plymouth District’s Three Waters network up to scratch is on the table for discussion as NPDC’s Top 10 Kōrero begins today, seeking feedback on the big issues affecting the District. Read more »

To The Moon And Mars Via NZ, And Now As A Mask

Press Release – Lanaco

High tech designers, developers and manufacturers Lanaco, are today launching a protective mask product at a special function in Parliament in Wellington. Read more »

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