Auckland Scoop

Archive for December, 2011

Mother and baby missing in CBD; not seen since Christmas Day at city mission

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Auckland City Police are concerned for the wellbeing of a mother and her young child who have not been seen since Christmas Day at the Auckland City Mission. Read more »

Auckland Philharmonic delighted that its chair is now a Dame

News release from Auckland Philharmonic
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra board chair Rosanne Meo today added another accolade to her long list of achievements when she was made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to business. Read more »

Aucklander co-ordinating NZ entries for Rio+20 global youth music contest

Press Release – Simon Matafai
Rio+20 Global Youth Music Contest launches in New Zealand. New Zealand youth could win this once in a lifetime opportunity Read more »

Shortage of homes for sale in Auckland and other major cities

Press Release –
New Zealand’s major cities are heading towards a shortage of homes for sale in the New Year following a significant drop in the number of new listings that came onto the market in December. Read more »

Police officers attacked during domestic dispute; brother and sister arrested

News from NZ Police
Two Huntly police officers were attacked when they were called to a domestic dispute at a rural address this morning. Read more »

Two more people charged with manslaughter after crash which killed two sisters

News from NZ Police
Tauranga Police investigating the double fatality at Welcome Bay on Christmas Day have made two further arrests. A 17-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman from Tauranga have both been charged with two counts of manslaughter. Read more »

Costly specialist tools stolen from East Tamaki warehouse; appeal to tradesmen

News from NZ Police
Howick Police are appealing to specialist tradesmen and to persons with links to the industrial and automotive sectors to assist them in locating a number of high value trade items that have been stolen from a warehouse in East Tamaki. Read more »

Government’s teacup costs claim is “abuse of power and illegal,” says Winston Peters

News release from New Zealand First
New Zealand First says the Attorney General cannot claim court costs from an Auckland freelance cameraman over the teacup tape court case – because the case does not involve the government, just the National and Act parties. Read more »

Gisborne councillor says East Coast exploration permit should be suspended

News release from Councillor Manu Caddie
Gisborne District Councillor Manu Caddie has renewed his call for the government to suspend the East Coast exploration permit for Brazilian energy giant Petrobras following another death on a rig operated by the company. Read more »

Seaside campground at Tatapouri for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

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