Archive for February, 2014

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs’ Cultural Impact

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

With public submissions closing on the draft Unitary Plan, Auckland Mayor Len Brown has been rolled by a majority of councillors over his insistence that key Council-Controlled Organisations Auckland Transport and Watercare not be allowed to independently submit … Read more »

Tricky Cunliffe continues to mislead

Press Release – New Zealand Government

David Cunliffe latest attempt to rewrite history on oil and gas exploration highlights an on-going, casual relationship with the truth, Environment Minister Amy Adams says. Read more »

Education delivers first for University of Waikato

Press Release – University of Waikato

The Faculty of Education has achieved a notable first for the University of Waikato, being ranked in the top 50 in the world in the latest QS Subject Rankings. Read more »

The Labour Party and popular participation

Article – Ian Anderson

Mainstream media coverage in the lead-up to the General Election tends to focus on fluctuations in polling, most recently an apparent growth in support for National. Left-wing critics of mainstream electoral polling sometimes note that polling relies … Read more »

Notice of water shutdown along Maunu Road

Press Release – Whangarei District Council

Water supply along Maunu Rd and surrounds will be shut down overnight on Tuesday 4 March from 10.00pm to 6am. Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau – Minimum Wage, Matt McCarten

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Korero Mai Ki Ahau Broadcast on Waatea News Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Both shows repeated 5.00pm 6.00pm On Sunday Read more »

Remarks With German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Speech – US State Department

________________________________________ SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. Its my great pleasure to welcome Foreign Minister Steinmeier of Germany to Washington this afternoon. And Im really happy to be able to do this because the foreign … Read more »

Whittall’s lawyers happy to make letters public

Press Release – Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

This media release is made by Stuart Grieve QC and Stacey Shortall of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, who acted for Peter Whittall in his defence of the health and safety charges brought by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (now WorkSafe). Read more »

Uganda: Sanctions urged against homophobic leaders

Press Release – Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, responds to the Ugandan president signing into law the Anti-Homosexuality Bill Read more »

2014 Chinese New Year worth over $100 million to New Zealand

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has estimated that the 2014 Chinese New Year holiday period has contributed $117 million to the New Zealand economy. Read more »

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