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Archive for April, 2019

Summerset feels pinch of slowing housing market

Article – BusinessDesk

Summerset feels pinch of slowing housing, construction market

By Jenny Ruth

April 30 (BusinessDesk) – Summerset Group has scaled back its development programme temporarily due to the slowdown in the housing market, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch. Read more »

More than $3 million paid to Christchurch victims

Press Release – Victim Support

More than $3 million paid to Christchurch victims and families

Injured victims continue to come forward for help

Victim Support have distributed more than $3 million to the victims and families of those affected by the Christchurch tragedy, as more people continue to seek help. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – April 30

Press Release – Hansard



Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Kiwi karters in Germany for first major Euro Champs

Press Release – KartSport

Four Kiwi karters led by recently crowned NZ KZ2 class champion Matthew Payne are in Germany this week, preparing for the opening round of the 2019 FIA Karting European Championship – KZ2, and FIA Karting Academy Trophy series. Read more »

Caritas Challenge for South Sudan

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

Don’t be surprised to see groups of young people gathering to move water over long distances at school playing fields, or eating one simple meal of ugali during a 24 hour period, or any one of a range of activities designed to bring them closer to the plight of more than four million South Sudanese who have been displaced from their homes due to ongoing conflict and food insecurity. Read more »

Fire and Emergency congratulates honours recipients

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones has congratulated volunteer firefighters from the Coromandel, Lyttelton, Waikato, Southland and the East Coast, presented with New Year Honours by Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House. Read more »

Day 1 Wrap from Barfoot & Thompson NZ Badminton Open

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open

Day one wrapped up at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open at Eventfinda Stadium on Auckland’s North Shore today, with a hint of the world class badminton that is to come as the final rounds of qualifying and the opening round of mixed doubles played out in front of a good first-day crowd. Read more »

Christchurch families get residence, 6000 parents in limbo

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

While the Government has rightly offered residence to those directly impacted by the Christchurch terrorist attack, thousands of parents remain in immigration limbo, says Epsom MP and ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

NZ Defence Force training exercise

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and a United States Army Aviation Regiment will conduct joint exercise in Auckland and Waiouru from 8-23 May, 2019. Read more »

Graduand inspired by late father

Press Release – University of Auckland

Grace Jessup was encouraged by her seriously ill father to attend university but sadly he didn’t make it to see her graduate this week.
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