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Archive for February, 2017

More than 100 becoming Kiwis

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The karanga calling about-to-be-New Zealanders into their citizenship ceremony this Thursday will be hailing the largest group Hastings has ever hosted. Read more »

Consultation opens on draft bylaw for indoor domestic fires

Press Release – Auckland Council

Public consultation started this week on a draft bylaw that sets out rules for how Aucklanders can use their indoor domestic fires. Read more »

Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale for a summer night

Press Release – Massey University

Fire-breathers, minstrels and courtly dancers will bring The Winters Tale to life on the banks of the Manawat River this week, says Sara Brodie, Massey University artist-in-residence and director of the 2017 Summer Shakespeare. Read more »

Government have failed homeless and lack any vision

Press Release – Auckland Action Against Poverty

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE USE 28 February 2017 AUCKLAND ACTION AGAINST POVERTY Welfare group say Government have failed homeless and lack any vision for solutions Read more »

Harwoods Hole update 2

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A team of rescue specialists has reached the person who fell at Harwoods Hole, Takaka Hill earlier this afternoon. Read more »

Firefighters head to New York in memory of fallen colleagues

Press Release – helloworld

Auckland, 28 February 2017: In remembrance of their fallen colleagues, and police officers, a team of Henderson based firefighters are off to take on the daunting challenge of climbing 72 flights of stairs in the Freedom Tower on the site of the … Read more »

Tiki Tour Winners of Chapter 6 of Godzone

Press Release – GODZone Adventure

Tiki Tour only stuck to half its race plan, but it didnt affect the champion result one bit. Read more »

Supreme Court on Crown’s obligations to Maori landowners

Press Release – Wakatu Incorporation

Supreme Court decision on Crowns obligations to Maori owners of customary land Proprietors of Wakatu & Rore Stafford v Attorney-General Read more »

Disease Control Area Reductions Mean Fewer TB Tests

Press Release – OSPRI New Zealand

The farming industrys investment in TB eradication is proving effective as New Zealands TBfree programme reduces testing requirements in many areas. Read more »

Special fence for a special tree

Press Release – Hastings District Council

A wrought iron fence especially made to protect Havelock Norths much loved gum tree has been installed. Read more »

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