Safety improvements for busy Papatoetoe intersection

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release

24 January 2020
A busy Papatoetoe intersection has been made safer for motorists and active road users alike. Read more »

Have You Ever Been With An Asian Womxn?

Press Release – Creative Creatures

Creative Creatures presents Have You Ever Been With An Asian Womxn?


Measles case on flights between Auckland and Tonga

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a passenger with measles on two flights between Tonga and Auckland this week. Read more »

Air New Zealand update on Auckland Airport runway closure

Press Release – Air New Zealand

The closure of Auckland Airport’s runway this afternoon has impacted a number of Air New Zealand’s regional services. Read more »

Rents and fuel driving up cost of living

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Paul Goldsmith – Finance

24 January 2020
Rents are rising at the fastest pace in more than a decade and Kiwis are struggling with the increasing cost of living, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Change in fire season status for Auckland

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is updating its fire season status for the Auckland region.

From 8am Tuesday morning, the entire Auckland region and North Waikato will change to a prohibited fire season. Read more »

Dominion Road motorcycle safety trial kicks off

Press Release – Auckland Transport

24 January 2020

Auckland Transport (AT), with funding from safety partner ACC, is addressing motorcycle rider safety in Auckland. AT is trialling safety improvements at 14 side road intersections off Dominion Rd. Read more »

‘Respect the water’ this Auckland Anniversary weekend

Press Release – Water Safety New Zealand

With hot weather forecast for the long weekend and with people expected to head to the beaches, rivers and lakes in large numbers Water Safety New Zealand is urging everyone to ‘Respect the water’. Read more »

Challenging Times Continue For Retailers

Press Release – Retail NZ

The latest Retail NZ Retail Radar Report shows that despite the busy Black Friday, Christmas and Boxing Day sales periods, a significant number of retailers did not hit their sales targets for the quarter ended 31 December. Read more »

Higher airfares and rents boost inflation

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The consumers price index (CPI) rose 0.5 percent in the December 2019 quarter due to rising prices for both international and domestic airfares, rent, and petrol, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Greater Wellington embraces trend towards electric vehicles

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

24 January 2020
Electric vehicles are critical to decarbonising road transport, so the Greater Wellington Regional Council has endorsed an advisory report on ‘Supporting Electric Vehicles in the Wellington Region’. Read more »

Have you fallen victim to a home maintenance scam?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Have you fallen victim to a home maintenance scam? Police need to hear from you

Attribute to Acting Superintendent Dave Glossop, Tāmaki Makaurau Deployment Manager: Read more »

Substantial Increase in First Half NPAT* for Oceania

Press Release – Oceania Healthcare

MEDIA RELEASE 24 January 2020

Substantial Increase in First Half Unaudited Underlying NPAT* for Oceania Healthcare. Read more »

SH2 Ngatea detour in place for holiday weekend

Press Release – NZTA

24 January 2020

SH2 Ngatea detour in place for holiday weekend but town remains open for business

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 will remain closed at Ngatea through the Auckland Anniversary holiday long weekend. Read more »

NZ to Kick Off the “Global Day of Protest Against 5G”

Press Release – Peace Team

Communities all around New Zealand are preparing for the Global Day of Protest Against 5G on Saturday 25 January 2020. From a lively educational market stall in Kaitaia to a solid protest in Invercargill, people all over the country will be mobilising against the imposition of 5G networks. Read more »

Nationwide Comedy Competition Comes to Otago

Press Release – Raw Comedy Quest

Nationwide Comedy Competition Comes to Otago
Amateur and aspiring comedians invited to enter

Dunedin Comedy and Remarkably Funny are teaming up to bring New Zealand’s premier amateur comedy competition to Otago for the first Read more »

Favona Homicide: Police continue appeals to community

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties Manukau CIB:

Counties Manukau Police are continuing with the homicide investigation into the death of Meliame Fisi’ihoi in the early hours of 15 January.
Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers says the investigation to date has indicated there is no wider risk to the general community. Read more »

Hamilton’s hottest weekend requires wise water use

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

With Auckland Anniversary weekend approaching, we need to be aware of our water use.

In past years, Auckland Anniversary weekend is when our water use is at its highest and with Sunday 26 January forecasted for a high of 31 degrees, the temptation to use water unnecessarily will be prevalent. Read more »

Ōtautahi to host 2021 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Final

Press Release – Christchurch NZ

Ōtautahi Christchurch is set to host the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 – a massive coup for the city and the Canterbury region. Read more »

Stardome gains long-term security

Press Release – Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is pleased to confirm that the popular Stardome Observatory and Planetarium has been granted a long term lease at Auckland’s Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill through to 2034. Read more »