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Archive for May, 2015

A further blow for landlords and their tenants

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

“The rental property industry almost got through a week without a new regulation making it harder to provide tenants with homes”, said Andrew King, Read more »

Early morning maternity flight

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Early morning maternity flight

Early this morning at 0400hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to transfer a 19 year old Te Puke woman from Tauranga hospital to Auckland hospital, the woman had gone into premature labour and required specialist maternity services at Auckland hospital. Read more »

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Press Release – Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Auckland residents Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert are part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising the Auckland Rates Increases Public Meeting to be held June 10. “There is widespread anger at the imposition of an average 9.9% rates increases across Auckland. Read more »

FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in New Zealand

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in New Zealand

The FIFA U-20 World Cup kicked into action at Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium today (30.05.2015) – heralding the most important football tournament ever held in New Zealand. Read more »

James Shaw elected new Green Party male Co-leader

Press Release – Green Party


James Shaw elected new Green Party male Co-leader

James Shaw has been elected as the new male Co-leader of the Green Party at its AGM in Auckland today. Read more »

Car v bus – Kilkenny Dr, East Tamaki Heights

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“car v bus – Kilkenny Dr, East Tamaki Heights – Counties Manukau”

Police and other emergency services are in attendance at a car v bus crash at the intersection of Killkenny Dr and Delmont Close, East Tamaki Heights, Auckland. A passenger in the bus and an occupant in the car have serious injuries.
The Serious Crash Unit is going to be called out. Read more »

Nats may have to sell state houses for free

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nats may have to sell state houses for free

The Government’s social housing policy is totally unravelling as the Iwi Chairs’ Forum says they believe the houses have a market value of zero, meaning the Government will have to give the houses away and lose billions of dollars, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Milestone in addressing Auckland’s housing crisis

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Crown Land Programme is a milestone in addressing Auckland’s housing crisis

Property Council believes the identification of approximately 500 hectares of land in four sites in Auckland is proof that the Government is taking the housing crisis seriously.
Read more »

Inaugural EveryWoman Expo, Auckland

Press Release – Blomfield PR

It’s Women’s Time to Shine – Fun, Fashion and Inspiration at the Inaugural EveryWoman Expo, Auckland

It’s women’s time to shine at the EveryWoman Expo, kicking off at the ASB Showgrounds, Auckland today through until Queen’s Birthday Monday, May 30 to June 1. Read more »

Speech to 2015 Green Party AGM – Metiria Turei

Speech – Green Party

Speech to 2015 Green Party AGM – Metiria Turei


Introduction

Kia ora

I have to say I feel a little bit like the Bachelorette. Read more »

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