A Smarter Port Relocation

Press Release – Max Whitehead

 

In November 2019, a working group, commissioned by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones, recommended closing down most of Ports of Auckland’s operations and setting up at Whangarei’s Northport. Read more »

Speaker Welcomes European Parliament Delegation

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

This week, Speaker of the House Rt Hon Trevor Mallard welcomes eight members of the European Parliament to the New Zealand Parliament. Read more »

Minister Champions More Pacific In STEM – Toloa Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio

Minister for Pacific Peoples

 
24 February 2020

MEDIA STATEMENT

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Surf Life Saving Northern Region Weekend Summary And Statistics

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

On Saturday 22 February, Mangawhai Heads had a double rescue involving a child and grandmother who were swept out by a sudden current caused by large waves. The child was picked up by an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) and the women was tubed to safety. Both patients made it to the beach in a stable condition. Read more »

New Naming Rights Sponsor For Young Viticulturist Of The Year And Dates Set For 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

The NZ Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition is delighted to announce that Corteva Agriscience is the new Naming Rights sponsor for the programme and has just signed a three year partnership. Read more »

Record Property Prices In The Provinces

Press Release – Trademe

The New Zealand property market started the year strong with seven provinces kicking off 2020 with record average asking prices, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Labour Selects Candidate For Seat That Helen Clark And Jacinda Ardern First Stood In

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party has selected Kerrin Leoni as their candidate for the electorate of Waikato.

In a confirmation meeting held in Ngaruawahia on 23rd February, Read more »

Air New Zealand Provides Update On Impact Of Coronavirus On 2020 Outlook

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is today providing an update on its current estimate of the impact of coronavirus on earnings for the 2020 financial year. Read more »

Air New Zealand Provides Update On Impact Of Coronavirus On 2020 Outlook

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is today providing an update on its current estimate of the impact of coronavirus on earnings for the 2020 financial year. Read more »

Aussies Triumph In First Week At Takapoto

Press Release – Takapoto Estate

It came down to the perfect trans-Tasman battle for the biggest class of the opening week of the Takapoto Estate Show Jumping on the shores of Lake Karapiro this afternoon. Read more »

2019 Best Year For KiwiSaver Returns But Perceptions Remain Low

Press Release – ASB

  • ASB’s diversified KiwiSaver funds recorded the best calendar year returns ever in 2019, however perceptions have yet to catch up with the rebound according to the latest ASB KiwiSaver survey.

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NZ Association Of Scientists Reacts To Concerns At Massey Albany

Press Release – Troy Baisden

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is monitoring the concerns raised by scientists and those in related disciplines at Massey University Albany, following two recent news items posted on the university website. Read more »

Submission Period For Whitebait Consultation Extended

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has extended the date for people to have their say on proposed changes to improve management of whitebait across New Zealand. Read more »

New International Protection For Frequent Fliers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The endangered toroa/Antipodean albatross has new international protection for its 100,000km annual migration, thanks to collaborative efforts led by New Zealand, Australia and Chile. Read more »

Protest On Anniversary Of Transgender Rights Bill Deferral

Press Release – Organise Aotearoa

One year since the deferral of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill, a protest will be held in Auckland to mark the anniversary and demand action on transgender, nonbinary, and intersex rights. Read more »

Accommodation Prices in Auckland Likely Rise to in 2021

Press Release – Auckland-Hotels

Accommodation Prices in Auckland Likely Rise to in 2021 Due to Major Events.

Whenever demand outstrips supply prices rise. Auckland Hotel prices in 2021 will be no exception, with two major events, The Americas Cup & APEC likely to cause strong enough demand to spike prices in all of the city’s most sought after locations. Read more »

Prime Minister To Visit Fiji And Australia

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will visit two of New Zealand’s most important Pacific partners, Fiji and Australia, next week. Read more »

Crash – Road Closure-Redoubt Road, Goodwood Heights – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are asking motorists to avoid Redoubt Road in Goodwood Heights after a collision between a car and a motorcycle this morning. Read more »

New Zealand’s Richest Literary Award Donor Reveals Her Identity

Press Release – New Zealand Book Awards

The anonymous benefactor responsible for funding the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards’ $50,000 annual fiction prize is ready to be known. Read more »

Police Seeking Public’s Assistance To Locate George Whichman

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public’s assistance to locate George Whichman who has a warrant for his arrest for aggravated robbery. Read more »