Call For Government To Walk-the-talk On World Drowning Prevention Day

Press Release – Swimtastic

To coincide with World Drowning Prevention Day a leading New Zealand swim school is calling on the Government to walk-the-talk and fully fund school swimming programmes. Read more »

Puhinui Station In Papatoetoe Opens To The Public

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Improved transport connections for South Auckland are here. Read more »

UPDATE: Missing Woman Located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 70-year-old woman missing from her Mangere care home has been located.

She is safe and well.

We would like to thank the public for their assistance. Read more »

New Station A Platform For AirportLink To Take Off

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Every Aucklander with access to the rail network will now have a quick and convenient trip to the airport, Transport Minister Michael Wood and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said during the official opening of the new Puhinui Interchange today. Read more »

No Community Cases; 3 New Cases In Managed Isolation; 2 Historical Cases; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There are three positive cases and two historical case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

Police Looking For Missing Person Elisapeta

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are seeking the public’s help to find 70-year-old Elisapeta who has been missing from her Mangere care home since about 7pm last night. Read more »

Air New Zealand Issues Advice To Customers Around Trans-Tasman Travel

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has adjusted its trans-Tasman schedule as a result of the eight-week suspension to quarantine-free travel from Australia announced by the New Zealand Government today.

Seven-day quarantine-free travel pause

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New Service To Support Giving To Communities In Aotearoa New Zealand

Press Release – Philanthropy New Zealand

An innovative new service to help both those seeking and distributing philanthropic funding in Aotearoa New Zealand is underway. Read more »

Parliament Heads To The Far North

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Office of the Speaker of the NZ House of Representatives

Rt Hon Trevor Mallard

The Speaker’s Outreach heads to the Far North next week, with the programme including visits to the two northernmost schools in New Zealand. Read more »

Air New Zealand Opens More Bookings To Bring Kiwis Home From NSW

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Bookings have opened this morning on available Air New Zealand managed return flights to allow Kiwis to return home from New South Wales from 28 July. These seats will be restricted to the number of spaces available in managed isolation facilities (MIQ) rooms provided by the New Zealand Government. Read more »

Kiwi-made Masks Keeping Our Elite Athletes At Olympic Games Safe.

Press Release – Lanaco

“Our New Zealand Olympic team will be protected by New Zealand made facemasks that use the same technology chosen to protect Nasa astronauts,” says Lanaco managing director Nick Davenport. Read more »

Commission Grants Clearance For Assa Abloy NZ To Acquire NZ Fire Doors

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has granted clearance to ASSA ABLOY New Zealand Limited (Assa Abloy NZ) to acquire all of the shares in NZ Fire Doors Limited (NZFD). Read more »

Home Ownership Dream Is Fading For Many Kiwis

Press Release – OneChoice

Auckland, 23 JULY 2021 – The global health crisis has had a major effect on every part of daily life, from social distancing and lockdowns to the way we work and what we perceive as the new normal. Read more »

Watercare Opens Māngere Central Interceptor Construction Site To Aucklanders To Farewell Tunnel Boring Machine

Press Release – Watercare Services

Aucklanders will soon have the chance to see Hiwa-i-te-Rangi before she disappears completely, digging her way under the city to create Watercare’s $1.2 billion Central Interceptor wastewater tunnel from Māngere to Grey Lynn.
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Global Music Star Celebrates NZ Homecoming

Press Release – Jackie Bristow

After 20 years abroad, Kiwi country-pop music sensation Jackie Bristow is celebrating her return home with a spectacular nationwide tour.
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Panuku Admits Social Housing Quota Is Illegal

Press Release – Waipareira Trust

Auckland Council Property Development arm Panuku has conceded that thousands of Māori and Pacific Island elders, single parents and beneficiaries have been forced on to Government Housing Waiting List by their flawed and unlawful social housing quota. Read more »

Search And Rescue Champion Honoured

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Sergeant Phil Simmonds says he is fortunate to have had great opportunities and great people to work with.

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Wellington House Prices Jump Nearly 25 Per Cent In One Year

Press Release – Trade Me Property

Wellington house prices sky-rocketed in June, seeing the largest annual increase on record, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Further Support For Group 3 Vaccination Appointments

Press Release – Ministry of Health

An 0800 number will be launched today (Friday), allowing people in group 3 who haven’t yet received an invitation to have their COVID-19 vaccination to make an appointment. Read more »

Teams Shrug Off Torrential Rain To Make ‘Real Race’ Of First NaZCAR Pro Series Round

Press Release – NaZCAR Pro Series

All 26 teams which started motorsport event promoter NaZCAR’s first all-in 3 and 6 hr Pro Series endurance motor race at Hampton Downs on Saturday (Jul 17) battled mightily; against the clock, amongst each other and – perhaps most importantly- against the torrential rain showers which swept across the track from early morning until just before the chequered flag was waved at 5.15pm. Read more »