Auckland Scoop

Archive for September, 2011

Auckland clay artist offering Maori Angels

Press Release – Maori Art Market

Carla Ruka’s Mahuri

Visitors and locals will be able to take home their own symbol of Aotearoa mythology with the Maori Angel clay pieces created by Auckland local and contemporary Maori clay artist Carla Ruka. Read more »

Five Auckland players named in Netball NZ’s list of 26

Press Release – Netball NZ
Netball New Zealand has announced the 26 players selected for the 2011/2012 NZU21, National and Emerging Talent Accelerant Squad. Read more »

PureBlack Racing’s Dan Barry wins centennial Taranaki event

Press Release – Pureblack Racing
Dan Barry has won Taranaki’s Round the Mountain race in its centennial year. The win at the cycling classic is a continuation of the strong form PureBlack Racing demonstrated in their debut season in the US this year. While the team returned seven weeks ago the race was only the second back on home soil for the team. Last week PureBlack Racing secured all the podium spots and six of the top ten places in the Taupo to Napier race. Read more »

Schools cordoned and traffic stopped after report of firearm in car; 3 men arrested

News from NZ Police
Peak hour traffic was bought to a standstill in East Hamilton this morning as Police responded to reports of a group of a person with a firearm, resulting in two schools having to enact emergency plans to safeguard students. Read more »

Council and contractors agree to be co-operative and positive

Press Release – Auckland Council
Auckland Council has signed a memorandum of understanding with the New Zealand Contractors’ Federation and Roading New Zealand, promoting strong and productive working relationships between council and the two representative bodies. Read more »

Henderson office building sells for $7.3m

Press Release – NPT Limited
NPT Limited’s Auckland property at 36 Sel Peacock Drive, Henderson has been sold unconditionally for $7.301 million. Settlement will take place on 7 November. Read more »

$35m shopping centre seen as the way to resurrect Putaruru

Press Release – News A Plenty
An impressive long-term project to turn a disused sawmill site in Putaruru into a 14.5 ha supercentre in the North Island’s rural heartland has entered the development stage. Read more »

Auckland management company buying PFI contract from AMP Capital

Report from BusinessDesk
DPF Management Ltd., a closely held Auckland-based property group, has agreed to acquire the management contract for NZX-listed Property For Industry from AMP Capital Investors, almost doubling the size of the portfolio it oversees. Read more »

Harbour Bridge off-ramp closed for two nights

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency
2 – 6 October 2011
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 7 October. Read more »

Waiheke Island’s Te Whau vineyard on the market for the first time

Press Release – Bayleys
Described by London’s Wine International Magazine as: “One of the most achingly beautiful and dramatic places a vineyard has ever taken root” and “World Class” by USAToday, America’s leading national newspaper, Waiheke Island’s Te Whau Vineyard has been placed on the market for the first time. Read more »

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