Living Streets Aotearoa Walking Awards

Press Release – Living Streets Aotearoa

Living Streets Aotearoa is pleased to announce the finalists of the Living Streets Walking Awards. The WSP Golden Foot awards will be presented on June 9 7:30 at a formal video conference. Read more »

Sriwhana Spong Selected For DRAF Performance Commission

Press Release – Michael Lett


Sriwhana Spong, Tasseography of a Rat’s Nest, DAAD event at Hamburger Bahnhof, 2015. Photo: Krzysztof Zielinski

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Queenstown: Come To Me This Winter

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

A new campaign enticing Kiwis to Queenstown this winter kicked off this weekend.

The campaign will showcase the amazing activities that make Queenstown a winter favourite, using an inspirational new winter video, showing on prime time television placements and promoted across a range of online channels, from 31 May. Read more »

IHC Celebrates Life Members’ Decades Of Service In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Press Release – IHC New Zealand

IHC New Zealand is delighted to see the well-deserved recognition of Maureen Wood (MNZM) and Neil Taylor (QSM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Read more »

Police Respond To Disturbance On Anzac Ave, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police were called to an apartment on Anzac Avenue in central Auckland at 1.15pm today, after neighbours heard what sounded like gunshots. Read more »

Black Lives Matter March For Solidarity

Press Release – Black Lives Matter Solidarity

Black Lives Matters Solidarity Auckland Group acknowledge the legitimate grievances that the black community have in the US and stand in solidarity with them. We will stand in Solidarity to demonstrate that #BlackLivesMatter, Monday 1 June at 3.30pm on Aotea Square. Read more »

Watercare Drought Update

Press Release – Watercare

Rainfall:

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  Yesterday Past 7 days Rainfall since the start of the drought

Man Dies Following Firearms Incident In St Johns, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

One person has died following a firearms incident in St Johns, Auckland this morning.

Police were initially called to an address on St Johns Road shortly after 6am to reports of shots being heard followed by people screaming. Read more »

Firearms Incident, St Johns, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are responding to a firearms incident in St Johns, Auckland.

As a result of the incident St Johns Road between Dorchester Street and Ipswich Place is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area. Read more »

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Order of Merit
The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, Read more »

Northland Rail Work To Help Create Regional Jobs

Press Release – New Zealand Government

KiwiRail’s Northland rail upgrade steps up another gear today and will help Northland recover from the impacts of COVID-19, State Owned Enterprises Minister Winston Peters says. Read more »

Northland Rail Work Begins

Press Release – KiwiRail

The start of major work replacing bridges, improving tunnels and upgrading the rail line to Whangarei will result in more reliable train services and enable more freight to be carried by rail, KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says. Read more »

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The New Zealand Order of Merit

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

DNZM

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Pandemic Intensifies Social Crisis In New Zealand

Article – Socialist Equality Group

The New Zealand government’s Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) reported on Thursday that a survey of 3,000 people, conducted in April, found 34 percent of households were in “financial difficulty.” A further 40 percent were “at risk of tipping into hardship.” Read more »

Changes Proposed To Give People More Space

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Concept plans for the temporary street changes proposed for Featherston and Victoria Streets are now online – and there’s an opportunity to provide initial feedback until Thursday 11 June. Read more »

Watercare drought update

Press Release – Watercare

Please find below the latest drought status update:

Rainfall:

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Louisa Wall Taking A New Direction

Press Release – Louisa Wall

29 May, 2020

The MP for Manurewa, Louisa Wall, has decided to withdraw her nomination and seek a position on the Labour Party list in order to bring to an end disagreement over the contested nomination process for the South Auckland seat. Read more »

The New Zealand Dance Company Appoints World Class New Leadership Team

Press Release – New Zealand Dance Company

The Board of the New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust today announced the appointment of former Nederlands Dans Theater chief executive Janine Dijkmeijer as The New Zealand Dance Company’s (NZDC) Executive Director; and renowned dance artists and directors Victoria (Tor) Colombus and James O’Hara, as Co-Artistic Directors. Read more »

Sara Hay Appointed Wellington City Council’s New Chief Financial Officer

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has appointed Sara Hay as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Ms Hay joins Wellington City Council after several years of accomplished work at senior levels of, most recently, Auckland Council and, prior to that, at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Read more »

School Sets Up Virtual Class To Help SMEs

Press Release – Selwyn College

Selwyn College, a well known Auckland school and a stronghold in community education, is helping small business owners with its new online education offering. Read more »