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Arrest in relation to Redvale party

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have today arrested a 28-year-old man, alleged to have held a
gathering at a Redvale property over the weekend in breach of Covid-19 restrictions. Read more »

Equitable Financial Support Urgently Needed To Combat COVID Outbreak

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling for a broader and more equitable financial support package to slow the COVID-19 outbreak and ensure everyone in Alert Level 3 can make ends meet, following the announcement that Alert Level 3 has been extended for at least two more weeks in Auckland and at least until Friday in Waikato. Read more »

No Plan, No Ideas, No Hope From Government

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The ongoing nightmare of the Level 3 lockdown in Auckland continues with no hope on the horizon, says Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins. Read more »

A Simple Question For Ardern On Auckland

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Jacinda Ardern needs to say what level of vaccination is required to move in two weeks, otherwise she is just making it up as she goes,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Mayor Urges Hamiltonians To Keep Distance Outdoors

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate is urging people to keep their distance at popular outdoor spots following the government’s decision to extend Alert Level 3 in Hamilton. Read more »

No New ICU Beds Costing 1000 Surgeries Per Week

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government’s failure to provide any new ICU beds means 1000 elective surgeries are being cancelled every week, says National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti. Read more »

Mangere Homicide – Man Charged With Murder

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of a man on Saturday evening, who died after arriving at Middlemore Hospital with critical injuries, have today charged a man with Murder. Read more »

West Auckland Charity Funding Shortfalls At Record Levels – Data

Press Release – West Auckland Trusts

Hundreds of West Auckland charities and community groups are struggling to meet multimillion-dollar revenue shortfalls as the impact of COVID lockdowns continue – according to new figures. Read more »

Taxpayers’ Union Asks Jacinda Ardern To Clarify Role Of Electorate Secretary Acting As Wedding Planner

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers’ Union has today written to the MP for Mt Albert asking for more details about her electorate agent’s role in managing the Gisborne wedding venue, given the staffer is based in Auckland and wouldn’t normally travel for her job. Read more »

Auckland Climate Festival: Week One Delivers Diverse Range Of Climate Action Events

Press Release – Auckland Climate Festival

The inaugural Auckland Climate Festival is underway, and organisers are amazed at the public’s response to the first week of virtual events. Read more »

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