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Archive for September, 2017

New directors appointed to Auckland Council Organisations

Press Release – Auckland Council

Evan Davies and Glenys Coughlan have been appointed to the board of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development and former Cabinet Minister Annette King has been appointed to the board of Watercare Services Limited. Read more »

Most Read Items on Scoop – Week Ending Sept 28

Article – The Scoop Team

Peoples interest in how to get jobs without tertiary education was the driver behind a release on the subject being the single most read item on Scoop in the last week. Read more »

Sentencing for Operation Penny

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 33-year-old Chinese man was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in the Auckland District Court this morning for his part in attempting to import 200 kilograms of ephedrine into New Zealand. Read more »

Taxi stolen north of Wellington overnight

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Three youths were taken into custody overnight after a taxi was stolen north of Wellington. Read more »

Major Grant Recipients Announced

Press Release – NZ National Commission for UNESCO

The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO has awarded six grants worth $125,550 in total in its 2017/2018 Contestable Funding Round. Read more »

MP Pay determination already showing problems

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Linking MP’s pay to reflect public sector wage increases has seen MP’s receive a 2.5% pay hike. Backbench MP’s will now pocket an extra $4,000 per year. Read more »

Seniors Advisory Panel calls for increased engagement

Press Release – Auckland Council

On Tuesday 12 September 2017, Auckland Councils Environment and Community Committee approved the Seniors Advisory Panels 2017/2018 work programme. Read more »

Police ‘Eagle’ Helicopter to operate 24/7

Press Release – New Zealand Police

From Monday (2 October 2017) the Police Eagle Helicopter will be operating 24-hours a day, 7 days a week providing essential support to on-the-ground staff in keeping our communities safe. Read more »

Otago commercial school bus services

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Regional Council and schools band together to keep withdrawn commercial school bus services running for term four The five commercial Dunedin school bus services withdrawn by GoBus from the end of term 3 will now continue as normal for term four, thanks … Read more »

Communities complete plans for freshwater management

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Communities complete plans for freshwater management Local plans for managing freshwater in the catchments of Doubtless Bay, Mangere, Pout, Waitangi and Whangrei Harbour have been adopted by the Northland Regional Council, marking a milestone for the … Read more »

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