Archive for September, 2020

ActionStation & CPAG: Poverty Set To Worsen As COVID Support Ends Tomorrow

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Activists and researchers are warning toxic stress, food insecurity and isolation are set to rise for many families in poverty almost immediately, as their weekly incomes reduce by $63 from tomorrow [Thurs 1 Oct]. Read more »

Forest & Bird Series: The Scientific Dilemmas Of Climate Change: Where Are We Now And What Is A NET?

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Scientific Dilemmas of Climate Change: where are we now and what is a NET?

Roger Davies is Professor of Climate Physics at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Central Auckland Rally For Canal Road Trees – Aotea Square Thursday 1 Oct At 11:30am

Press Release – Save Canal Road Native Trees

This Thursday at 11:30am, the Save Canal Rd Protest Group will hold a peaceful rally at Aotea Square calling on Mayor Goff and Auckland Councillors to save the Canal Road native trees. Read more »

Zoo Bids Farewell To Sumatran Tiger

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Zoo has sadly said farewell to Sumatran tiger Oz. Read more »

Residential Building Sector Growing Stronger

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Figures released by Statistics New Zealand today show healthy growth in residential building consents in an environment of Government support for the sector during COVID-19, says Housing Minister Dr Megan Woods. Read more »

Auckland’s Arts, Eats And Beats On Show During Elemental AKL

Press Release – ATEED


  • Elemental AKL starts 1 October.
  • More than 40 events and experiences taking place across Auckland, Read more »

New Bridge Strut Progressing As Calmer Weather Settles In

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Fabricators are continuing to make good progress on manufacturing the new permanent strut for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge. Read more »

Wānaka Airport Court Case Revealing; Community Should Now Refocus

Press Release – Wanaka Stakeholders Group

The Wānaka community group which spent last week in Court taking on the local Council and airport company is urging people in the Upper Clutha not to get complacent whilst waiting for the judge’s decision. Wānaka Stakeholders Group Inc. says that the information made public during the hearing should be “ringing alarm bells”. Read more »

Next Waitemata Harbour Crossing Should Be “All Encompassing,” Says Michael Barnett.

Press Release – Michael Barnett

By ‘all encompassing’, I mean that the next harbour crossing should acknowledge that with more half the bridge traffic wanting to bypass the central city, it will be a project for the whole of New Zealand. Read more »

Amotai Supports Māori And Pasifika Economies To Thrive

Press Release – Amotai

Amotai, Supplier Diversity Aotearoa re-launches to the public on Thursday 1 October, 2020.

Formerly named He Waka Eke Noa, the organisation is the first of its kind in Aotearoa. First established in 2018 by Auckland Council’s The Southern Initiative, the intermediary promotes the growth of Māori and Pasifika entrepreneurship through smarter use of procurement and supply chains. Read more »

Ensure You Can Keep Driving By Renewing Your Licence Now

Press Release – NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding New Zealanders that all driver licences and driving endorsements that were extended due to the COVID-19 lockdown must be renewed by Saturday 10 October 2020. Read more »

1 New Case Of Covid-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand today and no new cases in the community. Read more »

Investigation Continues Over Alleged Historical Abuse At Auckland School

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Police investigation into alleged historical abuse at Dilworth School, named Operation Beverly, is continuing to make progress with additional investigators brought into the enquiry. Read more »

New Report Illustrates Need For Hybrid Cloud Solution Enabling Operations Across Multiple Clouds

Press Release – Nutanix

Auckland, New Zealand30 September, 2020 Read more »

Labour Pumped Up On Debt

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Despite the Reserve Bank pumping more than a billion dollars a week to hold up the economy, Labour still can’t deliver an economic plan, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Watercare Drought Update

Press Release – Watercare


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Inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund Step Closer To Turning Novel Ideas Into 5G Innovations

Press Release – Spark

Finalists named in inaugural Spark 5G Starter Fund step closer to turning novel ideas into 5G innovations Read more »

Covid Forces ATT Awards To Go Virtual As Spotlight Shines On Apprenticeships

Press Release – Apprenticeship Training Trust

Covid forces ATT awards to go virtual as spotlight shines on apprenticeships

The annual graduation and award ceremony for ATT, one of New Zealand’s largest apprenticeship organisations, has gone virtual this year to celebrate the achievements of 89 apprentices across the country. Read more »

Comparing Pornography To Mainstream Content – Study

Press Release – University of Auckland

YouTube and Netflix are giants of the video streaming sphere in both scale and popularity but what about their x-rated counterparts? Read more »

Government Puts Teacher Wellbeing At The Centre

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is committing nearly $9 million to ensure educators in early learning services and schools get the wellbeing support they need. Read more »

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