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Archive for April, 2015

Kiwis Robbed of Vote on Flag Referendum

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Most submitters at the New Zealand Flag Referendum Bill hearings today were opposed to any change to the current flag, and feel robbed of their vote, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Ports of Auckland welcomes ‘pragmatic, workable’ compromise

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland welcomes todays decision by Auckland Councils Governing Body to support a compromise proposal to proceed with construction of one wharf extension and put the other on hold. Read more »

Te Arawa partnership proposal “lawful and compliant”

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

A new legal opinion received this week by Rotorua Lakes Council has confirmed there are no legal barriers to implementing the Te Arawa Partnership Model proposal, if the council resolves to do so. Read more »

Decision digest, Governing Body – Auckland Council

Press Release – Auckland Council

Councillors meet for the Mayors report on Aucklands Long-term Plan, discussions on Ports, Animal Management and other recommendations Read more »

Hutt Valley early childhood participation rising

Press Release – New Zealand Government

National List MP Based in the Hutt Valley, Chris Bishop, has welcomed an increase in the proportion of Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt children participating in early childhood education (ECE) before starting school. Read more »

New mountain bike track opens

Press Release – Wellington City Council

This Sunday a new mountain bike track, perfect for families and those building confidence, opens at Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park. Read more »

BP launches 95 Plus into retail market

Press Release – Senate SHJ

In a first for the New Zealand retail fuels market, BP has announced that from 30th April, the company will be offering a BP 95 Plus petrol blend across two sites in the Auckland market. Read more »

New laws to better protect New Zealand’s business reputation

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith says changes made by the Companies Amendment Act 2014 will help protect New Zealands integrity and reputation as a good place to do business. The changes to the Companies Act come into force from … Read more »

TPPA Likely to Sail through without Scrutiny

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The government has no intention of allowing the controversial TPPA treaty to be debated in Parliament before it is signed, says New Zealand First Spokesperson for Trade Fletcher Tabuteau. Read more »

Council approves new Rainbow Community Advisory Panel

Press Release – Auckland Council

Council approves new Rainbow Community Advisory Panel Auckland Councils Governing Body, chaired by Mayor Len Brown, today formally approved the creation of a new Rainbow Community Advisory Panel. The panel will be established over the coming months and … Read more »

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