Auckland Scoop

Archive for January, 2020

E-bike trial coming soon

Press Release – New Zealand Police

On 12 February selected officers in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin will take to the roads on e-bikes to trial them as a new tool to help keep our roads safe. Read more »

Waitangi Day marked by community events

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Prime Minister
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

31 January 2020 PĀNUI PĀPĀHO
New Zealanders will come together at community events across local marae, parks, schools and atop maunga to commemorate Waitangi Day, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern said today. Read more »

Review of NZ International Conference Centre fire underway

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

Independent operational review of NZ International Conference Centre fire underway

The Fire and Emergency NZ commissioned independent operational review of the 2019 New Zealand International Convention Centre fire at SkyCity is underway. Read more »

E tū: safety of Air NZ Wuhan crew paramount

Press Release – E tu Union

The union for aviation, E tū, says it’s working to secure assurances about the safety of up to 10 volunteer cabin crew and any ground crew operating the Air New Zealand evacuation flight from Wuhan. Read more »

Further screening needed as outbreak ramps up

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Michael Woodhouse – Health

31 January 2020
The World Health Organisation’s decision to declare the coronavirus outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern reinforces National’s call for the Government to increase its efforts to prevent the spread of the virus to New Zealand, National’s Health spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Read more »

Parris Goebel looking for singers and dancers for Expo 2020

Press Release – Expo 2020

Parris Goebel is looking for singers and dancers to join her at
Expo 2020 Dubai

‘Voice of Youth’ audition dates announced along with exciting internship opportunities. Read more »

IrrigationNZ applauds $12.7m funding for Northland water

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ applauds $12.7m funding for Northland water – but more urgently needed

IrrigationNZ supports the Government’s decision to inject $12.7m into improving Northland’s water resilience. Read more »

Air New Zealand update on Shanghai services

Press Release – Air New Zealand

31 January 2020

Air New Zealand is temporarily reducing its Shanghai operations as it prepares for a decline in demand for travel between New Zealand and China. Read more »

Auckland fruit fly response comes to a successful end

Press Release – Fruit Fly Council

Friday 31 January 2020

A joint Government and industry response to unwanted fruit flies has been closed out, with New Zealand fruit and vegetable grower representatives saying they are pleased with the successful result. Read more »

Lilii to lead young HEARTS squad

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Friday 31 January, 2020
New faces will mark the return of Hallyburton Johnstone Shield action as the Auckland HEARTS take on the Central Hinds at Colin Maiden Park this weekend. Read more »

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