Exemption Granted For Wallabies To Enter NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Bledisloe Cup rugby will be played in New Zealand after the Australian rugby team received an economic exemption to enter New Zealand. Read more »

New Deputy Commissioners Appointed To The HDC

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Health and Disability Commissioner Morag McDowell welcomes the appointment of two new Deputy Health and Disability Commissioners to her office. Read more »

No Community Cases; 1 Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There is one case to report today in a managed isolation facility. Read more »

Kiwis: ‘Cheaper Health Insurance Please!’

Press Release – Canstar

After a year during which Covid roiled the world, Kiwis say value for money remains their top priority when it comes to health insurance. The insight, revealed in a Canstar survey to find NZ’s favourite health insurer, shows how policy cost remains a major tension for customers seeking cover. Read more »

Govt Support For Upgrade Of Eden Park Players Facilities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Grant Robertson

Minister for Sport and Recreation

Minister for Sport and Recreation Hon Grant Robertson has announced funding to upgrade the players facilities at Eden Park ahead of upcoming Women’s World Cup events. Read more »

More Jobs And Quicker Public Transport Motoring Towards West Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Work to improve public transport for West Aucklanders and support the region’s economic recovery by creating hundreds of jobs has officially kicked off, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Read more »

Watercare Water Supply Update: 27 July

Press Release – Watercare


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New Zealand First Hepatitis C Test And Treat Service In Community Pharmacies

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

In a New Zealand first, and coinciding with World Hepatitis Day, a new free* Test and Treat programme for New Zealanders with hepatitis C infection is being launched in community pharmacies across the Northern Region. Testing and treatment will be easier and more accessible than ever before. Read more »

Commission Consults On Transpower Proposal To Invest $15.8m In South Auckland Network

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released for consultation a draft decision allowing Transpower to spend an additional $15.8 million upgrading its transmission network to meet increasing demand for electricity in South Auckland. Read more »

French Film Festival Aotearoa Increases Admissions In 2021, Scandinavian Film Festival Announced

Press Release – French Film Festival

The curtain has now closed on the massively successful 2021 run of the French Film Festival Aotearoa, which saw Kiwi audiences flocking to theatres in record numbers for a slice of cinéma français. Read more »

Late Payers On The Increase As Scarcity Bites

Press Release – BetterCo

Many New Zealand SMEs are noticing an increase in late payments over June and July, and one accounting firm suggests that the trend may be influenced by the scarcity of affordable goods, like technology and equipment, which is pushing up prices across the board. Read more »

Robinhood Stars Defeated Splice Construction Magic 65-46 In Auckland

Press Release – ANZ Premiership

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Poverty Burden For Children Increased Due To Government Neglect – New Report

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Poverty, inequity, homelessness and food insecurity are among the burdens which increased for tamariki Māori and other children in the first year of Covid-19 – partially due to Government neglect, according to a Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) report released today. Read more »

The Others Way Festival 2021 Adds 14 New Acts To The Line Up

Press Release – The Label

For one night only, The Others Way Festival will take over Tāmaki Makaurau’s Karangahape Road district this September for Auckland’s most exciting music festival, and street party of the year! Read more »

Escape To Beijing For The Night With HuamiX

Press Release – SKYCITY

With travel to Asia off the table for now, SkyCity Auckland is excited to bring Beijing to you – with HuamiX – an immersive cultural experience partnered with Chinese cuisine. Read more »

Young Couple Cry Tears Of Joy After Winning $17 Million With Powerball

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

A young couple from Auckland have had a weekend to remember after their lucky Lotto ticket saw them win $17 million with Powerball First Division and become New Zealand’s newest Powerball multi-millionaires. Read more »

Check Your Load Before You Hit The Road

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A motorway overbridge has been struck by over height vehicles twice in the same weekend, prompting urgent maintenance works, just a year after major repairs following similar incidents. Read more »

Meeting Called Thursday Protest US Economic War On Cuba

Press Release – Auckland Cuba Friendship Society


Protests in Cuba highlight the impact of U.S. embargo. Time to end the U.S. economic war against Cuba!

Public meeting, 5.30 pm, Thursday, July 29, FIRST Union, 120 Church St Onehunga.

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No Community Cases; 3 Historical Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community or in managed isolation in New Zealand today.

There are three historical cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

KPMG New Zealand Strengthens Leadership Capability Across The Firm

Press Release – KPMG

KPMG has announced the appointments of Stephanie Ward and Rachael Niao, who have recently joined the partnership. Read more »