Auckland Scoop

Archive for May, 2011

Missing Torbay Woman Found and Returned Home

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The missing person has been found safe and well by North Shore Police. She has been returned to her home. Read more »

Missing Woman in Torbay, North Shore

Press Release – New Zealand Police

North Shore Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a missing 73 year old woman from the Torbay area. She was reported missing this afternoon from an address in Torbay. She has health issues that give the police concern for her well being. Read more »

Union Welcomes Visionary Auckland Plan

Press Release – PSA

The PSA supports Mayor Len Brown’s visionary plan for Auckland. “The plan recognises the importance of public services in the creation of a truly modern, livable city and we applaud that, says the union’s National Secretary Richard Wagstaff. Read more »

CTU Calls on Solicitor General to Withdraw Terrorism Charges

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

The CTU calls on the Solicitor General to withdraw charges laid following the raids made in the Urewera in October 2007. Read more »

AUT University to Go Smoke-Free

Press Release – AUT University

AUT University announced today that its three teaching campuses in Auckland will become smoke-free. This extends the current prohibition to all buildings and open spaces within the City, North Shore and Manukau campuses. Read more »

Oxfam: Fixing the broken food system

Press Release – Oxfam NZ Read more »

Hooked on Matariki

Press Release – New Zealand Post

Traditional and contemporary ’Hei matau’ (fish hooks) are the theme of New Zealand Post’s 2011 Matariki stamp issue. The stamps are being issued tomorrow as part of an annual series that celebrates the Māori New Year. Read more »

Changes to Rubbish Collections Due to Queen’s Birthday

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council is advising residents that no council kerbside rubbish, recycling and paper collections will occur in the region on Queen’s Birthday (Monday 6 June). Read more »

Government Shows It Has No Vision With Rail Loop Decision

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Despite what it says to the contrary, the Government is not interested in true economic prosperity, as shown by today’s announcement not to support the building of Auckland’s rail loop, says Greenpeace New Zealand. Read more »

Steven Joyce Commits ‘Hate Crime Against Rail’

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government’s rejection of Auckland’s proposed CBD loop underground rail link has more to do with National’s ideological dislike of Mayor Len Brown than it has to do with facts and figures, says Labour’s Transport spokesperson Shane Jones. Read more »

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