Auckland Scoop

Archive for February, 2013

Passenger dies in hospital after bus collides with car and tree in Manurewa

News from NZ Police
A man has died after a bus collided with a car and a tree on Hill Road in Manurewa. Read more »

Fisher & Paykel expanding: new research and development jobs in Auckland

Press Release – Fisher and Paykel Appliances
Fisher & Paykel Appliances is in expansion mode as new owner, Haier, creates opportunities for accelerated growth to build the Fisher & Paykel brand further. Specific areas of focus include technology innovation, new product development and the company’s component and technology business. Read more »

Police could have prevented murder of Hamilton woman – independent report

Press Release: Independent Police Conduct Authority
Police could have prevented the murder of Hamilton woman Diane White, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found. Read more »

“We are deeply sorry.” Police apologise to family of murdered woman

Statement from NZ Police
Police have apologised to the family of Diane White and have accepted all of the findings of an Independent Police Conduct Authority report released this morning into the circumstances leading up to her death. Read more »

Air NZ doubles its profit after increase in international travellers

Report from BusinessDesk
Air New Zealand, which is 73 percent state-owned, posted first-half profit that more than doubled after lifting passenger volumes and boosting yields on international routes, while keeping costs in check. Read more »

Law changes will move power away from city communities, warns deputy mayor

Statement from Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse
The Government’s proposed reforms to the Resource Management Act risk shifting considerable power out of the hands of Auckland’s communities. Read more »

Fast-tracking subdivisions: part of government plans to change environment law

BusinessDesk report by Pattrick Smellie
Environment Minister Amy Adams has unveiled proposals for the most sweeping amendments to environmental and resource management law in a generation, including a much greater role for central government to direct local government decision-making. Read more »

Milford Centre appeals against height restrictions

Press Release – Milford Centre Ltd
Milford Centre Ltd (MCL) has lodged an appeal to the Environment Court on 27 February in response to the recent decision to decline PC34 by the independent commissioners. Read more »

Protestors occupy Sandringham house – campaigning against its sale

Press Release – Vanessa Cole
Protesters occupied a house in Sandringham last night in protest against the selling of two state homes (94 and 96 Haverstack Road), set to be auctioned off this morning at 4 Viaduct Harbour Ave. Read more »

Franklin local board supports white-water stadium plan for Manukau

Press Release – Franklin Local Board
Development of Wero, a white water stadium proposed for Manukau looks a little bit closer with Franklin Local Board voting to support the Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) funding proposal. Read more »

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