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Clearer expectations of home learning required

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Confirmation today that Auckland students will spend another two weeks trying to learn from home underscores the need for better guidelines to make sure kids are actually engaged in education, National’s Education spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Govt must extend loss carry-back scheme to save businesses

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National is calling on the Government to extend the Covid-19 temporary loss carry-back scheme to support businesses who are continuing to struggle under lockdown, National’s Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly and Associate Revenue spokesperson Simon Watts say. Read more »

School holidays remain unchanged for Auckland region

Press Release – New Zealand Government

School holidays in Auckland will continue to be held at the same time as the rest of the country, starting from Saturday, 2 October, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. Read more »

Arrest made in relation to Manurewa homicide

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Hayward, Counties Manukau 
Police:
Police investigating the tragic death of a 16 year old girl in Manurewa have now arrested and charged a man with her murder.
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E-bus trial coming to Dunedin

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

From 28 September, keep your eyes peeled for a GBV Enviroline 35-seater e-bus zipping around the streets and hills of Dunedin. Read more »

Watercare water supply update: 17 o Mahuru

Press Release – Watercare Services

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Kia Kaha Auckland From The Taupō District

Press Release – Taupo District Council

Kia Kaha Auckland! That’s the message from the Taupō District to Auckland as part of a new campaign, launched today. Read more »

IPCA – Co-ordinated Review Of Events Leading To Attack At New Lynn Countdown

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

IPCA, Office of the Inspectorate and IGIS to conduct a Coordinated Review of events leading up to the attack at New Lynn Countdown on 3 September 2021

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Sky Tower turns gold for Child Cancer

Press Release – SKYCITY

Tomorrow night, in association with CheeKee Hero Charity and Child Cancer Foundation, the Sky Tower will glow gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Read more »

Aus GPs can vaccinate against Covid-19, but not in NZ

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

In July Australia was on track to authorise 1300 GPs so they could administer the Pfizer vaccine, yet New Zealand still hasn’t recognised GPs as an important tool in our vaccine rollout, National’s Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. Read more »

Manurewa homicide – investigation update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Hayward, Counties Manukau Police:

Enquiries are continuing as part of Operation Casting, the homicide 
investigation currently underway in Manurewa. Read more »

Auckland’s first fleet of vaccination buses rev up

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

Auckland’s first fleet of vaccination buses drive off into the community

Walk-ins now available at all community vaccination centres Read more »

Rapid testing should be used at Auckland border

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

News that a truck driver who passed through the Auckland border has tested positive for Covid-19 highlights why rapid antigen testing should be used at the Auckland boundary for essential workers, National Covid-19 spokesperson Chris Bishop says. Read more »

Auckland’s Parking About To Get A Whole Lot Worse?

Press Release – Greg Sayers

The Government’s announcement of a compulsory National Policy Statement on Urban Development to force major Councils, including Auckland, to approve the building of more intensified housing is the latest attempt to address the housing crisis and the associated affordability issues. Read more »

Govt must release Māori vaccination data to Whānau Ora

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Rather than talk about doing more to increase vaccine uptake, the Government should give Whānau Ora providers access to data that will help get Māori vaccinated against Covid-19, National’s Whānau Ora spokesperson Harete Hipango says. Read more »

Use of force in Auckland unjustified

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was not justified in punching a man during his arrest in Auckland on the night of 7 March 2020. Read more »

Haere mai to Auckland Zoo’s new lions!

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is excited to share it has welcomed three young female lions from Werribee Open Range Zoo in Australia as part of the international zoo breeding and advocacy programme for this increasingly threatened African big cat. Read more »

Common sense and compassion needed for rental regulations

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“ACT is calling on the Government to issue exemptions and extensions for any landlord caught out by Alert Level changes when it comes to complying by the new standards,” says ACT Deputy Leader and Housing spokesperson Brooke van Velden. Read more »

Watercare water supply update: 16 o Mahuru

Press Release – Watercare Services

Rainfall:

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Government Urged To Connect The Dots To Help Families Facing Food Hardship

Press Release – Salvation Army

In the second Covid-19 Lockdown Briefing, The Salvation Army is calling for urgent work to connect the Ka Ora, Ka Ako food in schools programmes to foodbanks in Auckland to ensure ongoing food security for those facing hardship during Alert Level 4. Read more »

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