Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Soul Brown Invites You To Party On Sizzling Single ‘Fire’

Press Release – NikNak Media

South Auckland’s Soul Brown returns with ‘Fire’ – the second single from his upcoming EP – just in time for Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 4 August 2021

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

  1. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?
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Latest Tech Tracking Ground Breaking Biochar Use At Lansdowne Park

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Gone are the days when a groundskeeper would put a finger to the wind or simply look out the window to check the weather. Read more »

Church Leaders Encouraged To Tackle Rising Porn Use In Their Congregations

Press Release – Naked Truth Project

UK Charity, the Naked Truth Project, are tackling the damaging social and relational impact of pornography addiction within communities through releasing tickets at the weekend to an online international conference; P-Word, designed to equip churches and church leaders. Read more »

Treatment Of Auckland Academics Veiled Censorship

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The treatment of a group of Auckland University professors, who raised concerns about proposed changes to science in the school curriculum is nothing short of veiled censorship, Read more »

Auckland Film Studios Expansion A Major Boost For The Region’s Screen Industry

Press Release – Auckland Unlimited

Today’s announcement of $30 million Read more »

Properties Searched Of People Believed To Be Linked To East Coast Black Market Crayfish Ring Of More Than $300,000

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI Fishery Officers today (3 August) executed multiple search warrants at properties of people believed to be involved in a major East Coast black market crayfish ring. Read more »

Kiwis Should Be Frustrated With Labour’s Spending Priorities

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The projects Labour is choosing to spend hard earned taxpayer money on speaks volumes around its priorities, National’s Finance spokesperson Michael Woodhouse says. Read more »

Government Support Screen Industry With Funding For Sound Stages In West Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni
Minister for Social Development and Employment

Hon Stuart Nash
Minister for Economic Development

 

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Grant Robertson: Taxpayer Hero? Union Urges U-turn On SkyPath

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to reports that the Finance Minister is considering scrapping the planned $785 million cycle bridge, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: Read more »

Time To Back-pedal On Cycle Bridge

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Grant Robertson is right to have second thoughts about the Auckland Cycle Bridge. He should listen to New Zealanders and scrap the idea,” says ACT’s Transport spokesperson Simon Court. Read more »

Cabinet Art Is Spreading Further In Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Council

Chorus is once again working with South Auckland’s Beautification Trust and Auckland Council to bring artwork to the cabinets in the district and is now calling for designs from local artists. Read more »

2021 Marks Most Successful Dry July In Campaign’s History, Topping $1.6 Million

Press Release – Dry July

Dry July New Zealand Trust is celebrating a new milestone in 2021 with $1.6 million raised, the biggest fundraising year in the campaign’s history and wants to thank the remarkable Kiwi’s for once again rising to the Dry July challenge to support people affected by cancer. Read more »

BSA Finds Comments On COVID-19 Vaccine Safety And ‘anti-vaxxers’ Did Not Breach Standards

Press Release – Broadcasting Standards Authority

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has not upheld a complaint about an item on Seven Sharp in which co-host Hilary Barry made comments about the safety of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine and “anti-vaxxers”. Read more »

Good Sports® Reaching All Corners Of The Country

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

Nine national and regional sport organisations are the first to sign up to Aktive’s Good Sports®, an initiative aimed at creating positive sporting experiences for children by educating and supporting parents and other adult influencers in youth sport. Read more »

High Winds Impacting Travel Over Auckland Harbour Bridge

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

The Auckland Harbour Bridge will remain in a 4 x 4 configuration this morning so Waka Kotahi can close alternate lanes as required due to high winds in the area. Read more »

Sky Tower Lights Up Auckland’s Skyline For Its 24th Birthday

Press Release – SKYCITY

Tomorrow night the Sky Tower will dance in colourful lights to celebrate its 24th birthday! The dynamic light show will illuminate Auckland’s skyline from dusk till dawn. Read more »

High Winds Forecast For Auckland Harbour Bridge Tomorrow

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Motorists in Auckland are being urged to prepare for potential disruption to the state highway network with a strong wind watch in place for Auckland early Tuesday morning. Read more »

Porirua Seeks To Recycle Construction Waste

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Porirua may be able to help provide a facility in the lower North Island to recycle construction and demolition material, after receiving funding to develop a business case. Read more »

Paakiwaha Promo Monday 2nd August 2021

Press Release – Paakiwaha

Tēnā koutou e whakarongo mai nei ki a Paakiwaha.

Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly current affairs programme from a Māori perspective. Paakiwaha is hosted today by Dale Husband and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air. Read more »

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