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PM Speech To Dawn Raids Apology

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tēnā koutou katoa,

Kia orana kotou katoatoa,

Fakaalofa lahi atu ki mutolu oti,

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Prime Minister’s Hypocrisy On Immigration

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“At the same time as the Prime Minister is apologising for the Dawn Raids in the 1970s, Labour is completely ignoring the struggles being faced by migrants today,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Bridging The Gap – Last Piece Of Northcote Safe Cycle Route Now Complete

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The opening of two bridges over Auckland’s Northern Motorway is the last link of a cycling and walking route which provides a safe, active alternative for students and commuters, Transport Minister Michael Wood said today. Read more »

Penlink Team To Go Above And Below During Geotechnical Works

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

People in the Whangaparāoa /Silverdale area may notice an uptake in activity over the coming weeks as we start geotechnical investigations which are critical in ensuring we protect the unique landscape surrounding the Penlink corridor when we begin construction in 2022. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 29 July

Press Release – Watercare

Please find below our water supply update for 29 July.


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EnviroWaste Partners With NZ Food Network To Feed Hungry Kiwis

Press Release – Joint Press Release

EnviroWaste has joined NZ Food Network (NZFN) to put more food on the table for the thousands of Kiwi households experiencing food insecurity. Read more »

Giant Tunnel Boring Machine Starts Digging Watercare’s $1.2B Central Interceptor

Press Release – Watercare Services

Central Interceptor staff by Tunnel Boring Machine. Hiwa-i-te-Rangi, the Central Interceptor Tunnel Boring Machine begins digging today.

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CEAC Calls On Government To Replace Kiwi Rail Board Members Who Are Ineffective

Press Release – CEAC

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Kiwi Wallets Are Being Squeezed As Cost Of Living Rises

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The latest household living costs reveal Labours ill-thought through policies are hitting New Zealand’s most vulnerable the most, who are seeing more and more of their pay packets eaten up by basic day to day living costs, National’s Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says. Read more »

Beautification Trust Gives Massive Support Boost To Empower South And East Auckland Communities

Press Release – The Beautification Trust

The Beautification Trust has launched four new initiatives to help empower South and East Auckland communities to lead their own successful environmental and sustainability projects. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 29 July

Press Release – Watercare


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Supermarket Competition ‘not Working Well’ For Kiwis – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A draft report released by the Commerce Commission says New Zealand’s supermarket sector is a ‘duopoly’, with other grocery stores largely unable to compete on price.

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Cure Kids Showcases Latest Breakthroughs In Child Health Research To Mark Red Nose Day And 50th Anniversary

Press Release – Cure Kids

In 2021, the Red Nose Day appeal coincides with a significant milestone in Cure Kids’ history, celebrating 50 years of the charity supporting health research to transform the lives of children in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Read more »

The Ring Around Jacinda – The March Of Migrants – MaskOrRaid

Press Release – Migrant Workers Association

Join us to celebrate the deliverance of long overdue apology for the dawn raids.

Back in the 1970s many migrants from the Pacific Islands were deported from New Zealand, after being used as cheap labour for a long time. Read more »

Ti Rakau Drive Re-opened Following Fire – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

July 28

Ti Rakau Drive has re-opened following an earlier fire.

Police and Fire and Emergency NZ staff remain at the scene. Read more »

Road closed due to fire – Ti Rakau Drive – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are assisting Fire and Emergency NZ at a building fire on Ti Rakau
Drive, Burswood.

Police were notified at about 5:00pm and are assisting with traffic control. Read more »

The Column Stuff Wouldn’t Publish

Press Release – ACT New Zealand was happy to run a column from John Tamihere accusing David Seymour of an “insidious, sophisticated and covert form of race-based politics” but they wouldn’t publish David’s below response because they didn’t like the “tone” of the article. Read more »

Medical Concerns Prompt Appeal To Health Minister To Save Kāpiti Airport

Press Release – Save Kapiti Airport

Calls for an investigation into significant risks for public health and safety in the event of Kāpiti Coast Airport closing have reached Minister of Health Andrew Little, following concerns voiced by a Wellington Hospital Intensive Care Specialist. Read more »

Government’s Vaccine Rollout A Shambles

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government’s excruciatingly slow and chaotic vaccine rollout shows it has no idea how to get the lifesaving vaccine to New Zealanders, Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins says. Read more »

Funding For Projects To Reduce Waste From Construction And Demolition

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Minister for the Environment

The Government has announced funding for projects in Auckland and the lower North Island to help reduce construction and demolition waste. Read more »

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