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Credit Madness Inquiry Must Be Open And Transparent

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Reports that Commerce Minister David Clark has asked the Council of Financial Regulators to inquire into December’s changes to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act is welcome news, but the inquiry must be real, says ACT Leader David … Read more »

5000 Hectare Huiarua Station Sale Invites Patagonia Fires To East Coast

Press Release – Social Credit

Social Credit is calling on the government to step in and stop the sale of Huiarua Station on New Zealands East Coast. If the sale to foreign buyers gets overseas investment office approval, the 5000 hectare farm will be turned into pine trees, … Read more »

Investigation Into Dirt Bikes And Street Racing Sees Almost 100 Vehicles Impounded, More Than 100 People Charged

Press Release – New Zealand Police

More than 130 people have been arrested or charged and almost 100 vehicles  and dirt bikes have been impounded, following a year-long operation by  Counties Manukau Police targeting dirt bike and illegal street racing  activity. … Read more »

Law Changes Locking Out Home Seekers, Urgent Meeting Sought With Government

Press Release – Financial Advice New Zealand

Recent changes in consumer finance law on top of Government policy changes are locking many home seekers out of finance options they would have qualified for just six weeks ago, says Financial Advice New Zealand. Chief Executive Katrina Shanks says financial … Read more »

Te Ngākau Tapatahi: – Interviews With 19 Inspirational New Zealanders – On Māori Television

Press Release – Maori Television

Nineteen Mori knights and dames get up close and personal in a new series premiering on Mori Television next week. TE NGKAU TAPATAHI talks to 19 legends, including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Buck Shelford, Sir Tipene ORegan and Sir Ian Taylor. … Read more »

Gang Numbers Up 2,671 In A Year

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

There are a staggering 2,671 more gang members on the streets of New Zealand in the past year a sign our gang problem is completely out of control, says ACTs Justice spokesperson Nicole McKee. A 50 per cent increase is incomprehensible. … Read more »

Water-related Death, Omaio

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police were notified at around 8.30pm yesterday that a person may be in difficulty in the sea near SH 35, Omaio. Read more »

Celebrate Gender Euphoria With “Too Much Hair,” A Musical Cabaret At The Loft

Press Release – Butch Mermaid Productions

Too Much Hair. Photo Credit Jason Aldous Too Much Hair is a new musical cabaret celebrating the joy of being oneself and expressing gender diversity premiering on Friday, February 4th as part of Summer at Q. Co-creators Ania Upstill (they/them) … Read more »

Update On Albany Homicide Investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Aaron Proctor, Waitemat CIB: Police have charged a man as part of the homicide investigation launched in  Albany this morning. A 31-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in the  North Shore … Read more »

Final Call For Feedback On Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Nows your chance to provide feedback on the Marlborough District Councils Draft Responsible Camping Control Bylaw 2022. The Council has extended the deadline for submissions to Monday 31 January to give people additional time to comment over … Read more »

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