Archive for January, 2012

Statistics can’t hide the truth

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

With almost twice as many people on the unemployment benefit now as when National first became the government, it is glaringly obvious it has to take a serious look at its policies, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says. Read more »

Massive Glacier Calving at Aoraki

Press Release – Glacier Explorers

Media release from Glacier Explorers 31 January 2012 Massive Glacier Calving at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park Read more »

Building on a deflationary spiral

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Building on a deflationary spiral Figures out today showing building consents are at their lowest since records began in 1965 are another example of this Government’s unambitious economic ‘management’, Labour’s Economic Development spokesperson … Read more »

Scoop Audio: Shearer on Maori Party and Asset Sales

Article – Scoop News

Labour Leader David Shearer spoke to media this afternoon about the Maori Party’s stance on the partial sale of state owned assets. Read more »

NZTA to raise tolls on Northern Gateway Toll Road

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

NZTA to raise tolls on Northern Gateway Toll Road The NZ Transport Agency says tolls on the Northern Gateway Toll Road (NGTR) on State Highway 1 north of Auckland will increase on 1 March by 20 cents to $2.20 for cars, motorcycles and light commercial … Read more »

Food sickness costs a ‘gross exaggeration’

Press Release – NZCPR

Food sickness costs being used to justify the controversial Food Bill are a ‘gross exaggeration’ according to the think tank the New Zealand Centre for Political Research. Read more »

iPredict New Zealand Economic & Political Update #1

Press Release – iPredict

iPredict Ltd New Zealand Economic & Political Update #1 31 January 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE www.ipredict.co.nz Read more »

New demand for male early childhood teachers cannot be met

Press Release – Early Childhood Council

While an increasing number of New Zealand families would like men to be teaching their under fives, the men are not there to be employed, says an early childhood organisation that represents 1100 centres nationwide. Read more »

Media Guide for Reporting the Courts and Tribunals released

Press Release – Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice today released an updated Media Guide for Reporting the Courts and Tribunals . The guidelines, can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website will soon be available in hard copy, are an essential tool for any journalist reporting … Read more »

Put it on the Gaydar – DNA Gay Ski Week is go

Press Release – Southern PR

The website goes live at midnight tonight, tickets are on sale and events finalized as organisers get set to celebrate gay and lesbian pride at this year’s DNA Gay Ski Week to be held in Queenstown New Zealand from August 25 to September 1. Read more »

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