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First freehold land purchased under Waitara Lands Act

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

Waitara retiree Heather Tett made history on Wednesday (21 August) without even stepping out her door. After waiting more than 50 years, Mrs Tett was the first Waitara leaseholder to sign a sale and purchase agreement to buy her property off NPDC under the Waitara … Read more »

Another arrest in Whanganui homicide investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police conducting a homicide investigation into the death of 30-year-old Jasmine Wilson have arrested a second person. Read more »

Firearms collection event at Mt Smart Stadium this Sunday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearm owners in the wider Auckland area to attend a prohibited firearms amnesty and buy-back collection event this week at Mt Smart Stadium, 2 Beasley Ave, Penrose, Auckland. Read more »

Firearms collection event in Kaikohe this Sunday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearm owners in the wider Kaikohe area to attend a prohibited firearms amnesty and buy-back collection event this week at the Hockey Stadium, Lindvark Park, Penney Crescent, Kaikohe. Read more »

Firearms collection event in Newtown, Wellington, Saturday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police encourage firearm owners in the Wellington area to attend a prohibited firearms amnesty and buy-back collection event this week at the Cook Island Hall, 220 Hanson Street, Newtown. Read more »

Extension of Christchurch Attack Inquiry submissions welcome

Press Release – NZ Council Of Licensed Firearms Owners

The Council of Licenced Firearm Owners (COLFO) is urging firearms owners to pass on information to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques now that the period for submissions has been extended to 27 September. Read more »

Retail workers demand Living Wage

Press Release – Employers Assistance Ltd

Following the recent case where the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) ordered 2 Mitre10 stores to pay staff above the minimum wage , as predicted we are now seeing more retail workers and their Unions protesting for the same. Read more »

Cost should not shut borrower out of mediation

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The Sharemilkers Section of Federated Farmers strongly supports the Farm Debt Mediation Bill (No 2) but would like to see changes to ensure a borrower isnt shut out of the process because they cant afford it. Read more »

Court appearance: James Shaw’s attacker named

Article – RNZ

The man convicted of assaulting Green Party co-leader James Shaw has reappeared in the Wellington District Court for a disputed facts hearing. Read more »

Thousands of BNZ staff mobilise to take on scammers

Press Release – Bank of New Zealand

Thousands of Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) staff will hit the road next week, taking to malls and libraries, rest homes and RSAs, and visiting community groups and businesses to help New Zealanders be safer online and avoid being scammed. In some regions BNZ … Read more »

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