Community Scoop

Archive for May, 2013

Action Against McDonald’s This Weekend

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite Union is planning a series of strikes against McDonald’s stores this weekend – starting tonight at Manurewa, Manukau and Clendon. Read more »

Right Thinking – The Week That Was

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

This week National announced its food in schools programme to provide breakfasts to decile one to four schools who want it. Read more »

Reality check for Auckland development

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Councils submission on the draft Unitary Plan provides a reality check on planning proposals, identifying provisions that may compromise Auckland Councils creation of the worlds most liveable city. Read more »

New Leaders Elected for LANZBC

Press Release – Latin America New Zealand Business Council

The Board of the Latin America New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC) is delighted to announce the election of Dr Matthew OMeagher as President, and Peter Cullen as Vice President. Read more »

Unitary Plan Goes Behind Closed Doors

Press Release – Simeon Brown

Feedback has closed on the draft Unitary Plan. Thousands have had their say. However, Aucklanders have every reason to be concerned as the process now goes behind closed doors, says Manurewa Local Board member Simeon Brown. Read more »

Q+A Sunday 2 June – Metiria Turei, Len Brown

Press Release – Television New Zealand

On Q+A this week, Deputy Political Editor Jessica Mutch talks to Greens Co-Leader Metiria Turei at the party conference in Christchurch. We ask if the Greens are as well placed as they think to form a Labour/Green government. Read more »

Mana Response to PM on Racism

Press Release – Mana Party

With all due respect Mr Key, racism is not subjective if you are the subject of racism. What the issue of racism requires now is leadership from the top and for you to replace Susan Devoy as the Race Relations Commissioner. Read more »

Bring Your Old Mobile Phones to Work and Save Lives!

Press Release – Starship Foundation

The Starship Foundation is asking companies both big and small across the country to register for Bring a Phone to Work for Starship and support New Zealands national childrens hospital. Read more »

See the Child – Before the Disability, UNICEF Says

Press Release – Save The Children

SUVA, 30 May 2013 Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to UNICEFs annual State of the Worlds Childrens report. Read more »

Pumping station sewage overflow to Hutt River

Press Release – Hutt City Council

A mechanical breakage this afternoon has resulted in a sewage overflow into the Hutt River between approximately 2pm and 2:30pm. Read more »

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