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Archive for April, 2017

Significant Support For Porn Safeguards – Poll

Press Release – Family First

A nationwide poll has found high levels of concern around the effects of online pornography and its link to sexual violence, and the easy access that young people have to offensive material, and significant support for action from government and internet providers … Read more »

Favoured Cambridge to Piarere route announced

Press Release – NZTA

Analysis and public consultation has led to a favoured route emerging for State Highway 1 between Cambridge and Piarere, but more investigation and final approval is still needed. The NZ Transport Agency says the project team and stakeholders favour a four-lane … Read more »

Update 5, 30 April 2017: Manawatu Gorge Slips

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says that work will resume tomorrow (Monday) on clearing the large slip in the Manawatu Gorge, after overnight rain meant work could not be carried out today. Read more »

Smith and National must answer to the Pike River families

Press Release – Green Party

Nick Smith and National must answer to the Pike River families Newly released footage from inside Pike River raises extremely serious questions about the Governments assertion that its not safe to renter the mine, and about what other evidence … Read more »

Huge Cover-up Over Pike River Mine Re-Entry

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Huge Cover-up Over Pike River Mine Re-Entry There is no doubt that there has been a huge cover up by authorities after the Pike River explosion that killed 29 men, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long?

Press Release – United New Zealand

Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long? New footage of workers servicing a robot in the Pike River drift appears to show that going into the drift doesnt pose the danger the Government and Solid Energy claimed, says Leader of the Opposition … Read more »

Expressway Noise Action Group

Press Release – Expressway Noise Action Group

A new community group was formed at the weekend by residents who are hurting from the noise of the new expressway. Spokesman Nick Fisher said : Read more »

Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ is heading back to the future

Press Release – Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

In this day and age the world is becoming electronic with product and services found online, at the push of the button. Although this can make a lot of things easier, people and companies become faceless and we lose the very thing that many people … Read more »

NZ Olive Oil Scoops Medals at International Competitions

Press Release – Olives New Zealand

Winners in two prestigious international Olive Oil competitions have just been announced and New Zealand features in both. In the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), which is arguably the largest of international Olive Oil Competitions, … Read more »

Update 4, 29 April 2017: Manawatu Gorge slips

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says that good progress is still being made on clearing the remaining, large slip on the Manawatu Gorge. Contractors will continue to work through the weekend. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise, led by MetroGlass

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares ended higher as positive economic data cheered investors and bargain hunters turned to stock like Metro Performance Glass although SkyCity Entertainment Group fell after posting weaker third-quarter sales … Read more »

China names four corruption suspects in Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk

April 28 (BusinessDesk) – Four of 22 corruption suspects who have fled China are in Auckland according to a list published by Chinese authorities and while New Zealand is not currently proceeding with new extradition treaties it could look at a possible … Read more »

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