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Archive for February, 2016

Post Cabinet Press Conference: Leap Day

Article – Robert Kelly

Today a noticeably less polished than usual John Key fielded questions about Sri Lanka, the security agencies review, and the updates of the minimum and living wages. Read more »

Hutt Valley residents lose their radio station

Press Release – Hutt Radio

The only radio station based in, and focused on, the Hutt Valley is to be forced to close following a decision by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage to transfer its broadcast licence to Wellington Access Radio. Read more »

Good oral health will keep Kiwis smiling year round

Press Release – Colgate

Good oral health will keep Kiwis smiling year round Colgate, Plunket and the New Zealand Dental Association thank Kiwis for their support during their February campaign to support good oral health in children, and remind parents of the importance of … Read more »

Large trees on Karamū make way for natives

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

A number of large exotic trees beside Havelock Norths Karam Stream will shortly be felled to make way for native species. Read more »

More to Rates than Just the Rate

Press Release – Affordable Auckland

Following John Palinos official announcement that he intends to run again for the Auckland mayoralty, Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry has called Palinos pledge to cut rates by 10% over three years refreshing. Berry adds, The three media … Read more »

Food Act Comes Into Effect

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

A new law for all businesses that sell food comes into effect tomorrow (1 March) and Queenstown Lakes District Council is gearing up to help local food premises comply. Read more »

Upper Hutt City Council facilitates youth development scheme

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 FEB 2015Young people reporting to stakeholders in Council Chambers isnt something you see every day, but for ten capable, creative, and confident Upper Hutt College students, it was a worthy end to a project … Read more »

Minimum wage rises 50c to $15.25

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The minimum wage is to rise by 50 cents to $15.25 an hour from April 1 2016. Read more »

Dr Ranginui Walker

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum is today along with the rest of Aotearoa New Zealand, coming to terms with the loss of esteemed statesman Dr Ranginui Walker. Read more »

Weekend warriors and professional athletes unite

Press Release – Motatapu OffRoad Sporting Event

Thousands of competitors from all over the world will take to the South Island High Country with vigour as the twelfth annual Macpac Motatapu Off-Road Sporting Event roars into action this weekend Saturday 5 March 2016 . Read more »

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