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Archive for June, 2020

Mayoral Statement On “Calling In” Of Auckland’s Water Consent

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff welcomed the announcement by the Environment Minister to fast track Auckland’s resource consent for the water take in the Waikato. Read more »

Spectrum Care Committed To ‘Finding A Way Together’

Press Release – Spectrum Care

The Ministry of Health is looking forward to working alongside Spectrum Care, an established support provider for disabled people, to provide continuity of Laura Ferguson Trust respite services in Auckland and Hamilton. Read more »

Defiant Arrives In Auckland

Press Release – American Magic

DEFIANT, the first AC75 racing yacht built for New York Yacht Club American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has arrived in New Zealand. Read more »

Two Arrested After Clan Labs, Firearms Located In Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

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Hamilton City Council Approves Water Deal To Help Auckland

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton City Council has today unanimously approved a draft agreement to help resolve Auckland’s looming water crisis. Read more »

Virtual APEC A Lost Economic Opportunity

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

APEC moving to a virtual forum will be a significant loss to New Zealand’s economy but it is still an opportunity to focus on strengthening relationships and forging new ones, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson Gerry Brownlee says. Read more »

Kindergartens Call For More Funding For Non-Kindergarten Services

Press Release – Kindergartens Aotearoa

Kindergartens Aotearoa, a collective representing more than half of New Zealand’s kindergartens, supports funding increases for non-kindergarten early childhood education services as long as it comes with pay parity. Read more »

Govt’s Tax Grab Another Slap In The Face For Motorists

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government will deliver another slap in the face to motorists tomorrow when it adds another 4c per litre to the cost of fuel, National’s Transport spokesperson Chris Bishop says. Read more »

Water Crisis May Cause Infections; Urgent Action Required

Press Release – Make Lemonade

The Waikato River Authority is asking Local Government minister Nanaia Mahuta to launch an independent inquiry into how Auckland’s water crisis has come about. Read more »

Auckland water consent referred to Board of Inquiry

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker
Minister for the Environment
Environment Minister David Parker has today “called in” Auckland’s application to the Waikato Regional Council to take an extra 200 million litres of water a day from the lower reaches of the Waikato River for Auckland drinking water and other municipal uses. Read more »

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