Auckland Scoop

Archive for July, 2019

Wagner launches Arts, Culture & Heritage survey

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Wagner launches Arts, Culture & Heritage survey

This evening I’ve launched a survey to engage the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector and develop new and innovative policies, National’s Arts, Culture and Heritage spokesperson Nicky Wagner says. Read more »

Tell the Story Only You Can in Comic Even if You Can’t Draw

Press Release – Lines and Grace

Auckland, New Zealand, August 2, 2019 – Artist and Designer Stella Grace Tan from Lines and Grace is releasing the brand new “The Story of You” collection. Now anyone looking to tell their story visually in minutes can do so without any drawing skills or new software to learn. The Story of You will be released on August 8, 2019. Read more »

Steve Gunn to play six shows in New Zealand this November

Press Release – The Label

Americana/blues troubadour, Steve Gunn, will return this November for his first tour since the release of The Unseen In Between. The critically acclaimed record has been lauded for its beautiful storytelling and Gunn’s attention to detail. Read more »

Professor Ken Elwood to lead Central Library expert team

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council is pleased to announce that Professor Ken Elwood, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, has agreed to lead the process of facilitating a group of construction and engineering industry experts in finding the right way forward for the Central Library building. Read more »

World Lung Cancer Day: Lung cancer kills five Kiwi every day

Press Release – Lung Foundation New Zealand

Auckland, 31 July 2019: Today, five New Zealanders will die from lung cancer. A state that the Lung Foundation New Zealand is calling a national health emergency and one that requires urgent corrective action from the Government. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – July 31

Press Release – Hansard



Question No. 1—Prime Minister Read more »

Large organisations letting companies shirk responsibility

Article – BusinessDesk

By Paul McBeth

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – AWF Madison chair Ross Keenan says efforts to improve the nation’s health and safety record is being undermined by large local organisations using labour providers who shirk their compliance obligations. Read more »

New building consents reach record high showing growth

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The latest building consents issued show strong and sustained growth in the building sector, with the number of building consents in Auckland reaching a record high of more than 14,000, says Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa. Read more »

AIA Chief Customer Officer recognized

Press Release – AIA

AIA were among the big winners for the first ever Women in Insurance Awards at the Hilton in Auckland last night.

AIA’s Chief Customer Officer, Sharron Botica was awarded the Insurance Professional of the Year award while Maddie Sherlock, AIA’s Technical Underwriting Manager, was recognised as a finalist for the Rising Star – Insurer award. Read more »

Measles warning for Dunedin to Auckland flight

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is alerting passengers on a flight from Dunedin to Auckland last Tuesday that they may have been exposed to measles. Read more »

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