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Archive for January, 2019

KiwiRail pleased with early Northland studies

Article – BusinessDesk

KiwiRail pleased with early Northland studies
By Gavin Evans

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – KiwiRail says it is pleased with work undertaken to date on a potential extension of its rail network to Northport at Marsden Point. Read more »

Portage Crossing Celebrates its 27th Year

Press Release – Manukau Urban Maori Authority

Portage Crossing Celebrates its 27th Year

Waka Ama Retracing Ancient Waka Path & Free Music Event at Māngere Bridge


The annual Portage Crossing on Saturday 9 February retraces an ancient Tainui waka path of 800 years when tūpuna Māori navigated into the Isthmus of Tāmaki Makaurau. Read more »

Insights: The cost of cheap decisions

Press Release – Auckland Council

Insights: The cost of cheap decisions

Auckland ratepayers continually expect better levels of service and reduced environmental impact – as they should. Read more »

Serious firearms incident in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police investigation ongoing following serious firearms incident in Auckland”

Attribute to Superintendent Naila Hassan, Waitemata District Commander: Read more »

UN migration pact should be debated by Parliament

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

UN migration pact should be debated by Parliament

ACT’s Human Rights Spokesman Stephen Berry is calling on the Government to allow the UN Global Compact for Migration to be debated by Parliament. Read more »

LGBT community steps in to make sure NZ sees conversion film

Press Release – Outlook

After a decision to not release the 2018 film about gay conversion therapy, Boy Erased in New Zealand due to its commercial viability, the rainbow community has stepped in to make sure that the film is screened around the country during various pride festivals. Read more »

Can Ken Smith extend his winning streak at Skope Classic?

Press Release – New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

So far the 2018/19 New Zealand motor racing season has been kind to one of the sport’s favourite sons, ageless super-veteran Ken Smith. Read more »

Person in custody following firearms incident in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have responded to a firearms incident where shots were reportedly fired into the air in Northcote around 3.12pm.

No injuries were reported in the incident. Read more »

Police release image of vehicle in Sandringham homicide case

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe, Auckland City CIB:

Police investigating the death of Shannon Shelby Baker are appealing to the public for sightings of a vehicle believed to be connected to his death. Read more »

ComCom eyes terminal, refinery access in fuel market study

Article – BusinessDesk

The Commerce Commission wants to understand whether access to locally made fuel and its delivery and storage around the country may be limiting competition. Read more »

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