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Archive for July, 2016

Green candidates sign VUWSA student-friendly city pledge

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party local government candidates in Wellington and the Hutt Valley are pledging to make Wellington a student-friendly city by working to deliver 50 percent student bus fare discounts and a warrant of fitness for rental homes. Read more »

Auckland’s destiny at stake

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Aucklands destiny at stake Its now up to Aucklanders to make the Unitary Plan work, says Michael Barnett Read more »

Hunting the biggest waves in the smallest jeep

Press Release – Ateco Automotive NZ Ltd

Andrew Cotton, stars in documentary Beneath the Surface detailing his quest in hunt for the worlds largest waves Read more »

UCSF makes major expansion

Press Release – Ray Search Laboratries

The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is set to adopt RayStation as its sole treatment planning system for linac-based treatment, replacing the multiple systems currently in use. RayStation will enable … Read more »

Wasteful Spending on an Imaginary Pest

Press Release – Advertising Standards Authority

Wairarapa conservationist and author Bill Benfield has hit out at wrongful advertising” by part-government funded agency OSPRI. Target for his complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) was that the agencys claim that possums were spreading … Read more »

IFC commits up to $200 million to IFC Emerging Asia Fund

Press Release – International Finance Corporation

IFC commits up to $200 million to IFC Emerging Asia Fund to invest across multiple sectors in Asia to boost growth and investment in the region Read more »

On The Nation: Unitary Plan debate

Press Release – The Nation

The Property Institute says the majority of new buildings under the Unitary Plan will be apartments, and there will be enough demand for them. Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Antony Green

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: This months Australian election returned the Liberal Party and Malcolm Turnbull to power but only just. Two of the last three federal elections have been tight races, with 2010 ending in a hung parliament. And an increasing number of Australians … Read more »

On The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Michael Gibino

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: Political editor Patrick Gower spoke to Michael Gibino, who ran 1800km to the convention to support Clintons former rival, Bernie Sanders. Read more »

Q + A – Sunday July 31

Press Release – TVNZ

1. Can the Auckland Unitary plan fix our biggest city? Jessica Mutch asks Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith. Read more »

Motorway Closure – Southern Motorway southbound Papakura

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The Southern Motorway Southbound between the Papakura and Drury interchanges will be closed until about 3:00am while contractors clear an spillage of chicken offal from the roadway. Read more »

Road re-open in Tauranga

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Road re-open in Tauranga Police have now completed the scene examination of the fatal crash on SH29A. The road is now open again. ENDS Read more »

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