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Kiwibank slashes five-year home loan mortgage rate

Press Release – Kiwibank

Kiwibank has slashed 0.60% from its five-year mortgage rate with a special offer of 5.89% p.a. The offer requires a minimum 20% deposit. Kiwibank opened its New Year mortgage promotion a fortnight ago with a two-year rate of 5.55%. Read more »

Auckland Council serving up Youth Employment Pledge partners

Press Release – Auckland Council

Three of Aucklands leading hospitality businesses and Auckland Council itself have signed pledges to further advance the councils targeted effort to help the citys 23,000 unemployed young Aucklanders. Read more »

Submission period opens on STOS marine consent application

Press Release – Environmental Protection Authority

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has today opened the submission period on a marine consent application by Shell Todd Oil Services (STOS) to continue its offshore activities in the Mui natural gas field. Read more »

Local landowners help target old man’s beard

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is thanking Rangitikei landowners for assisting with an annual old mans beard control programme by reporting sightings on their land or within the district. Read more »

Police chase following shooting incident – Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A man is in custody tonight [25/1] after a shooting incident in Karangahape Road. At about 8:45 pm police responded to a call reporting people fighting and gun shots fired in a side street off Karangahape Road, Auckland. The caller reported that the … Read more »

Safety campaigner blames multiple fatalities on road design

Press Release – Dog And Lemon Guide

A prominent road safety campaigner is blaming multiple deaths on the design of New Zealand roads. Read more »

36,000 hit the waterfront for Port’s of Auckland open day

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

36,000 people came to Captain Cook wharf on the first two days of Ports of Auckland’s open weekend. This is more than double the numbers of last year’s event, with one more day to do. Read more »

Contributors to NZ Fluoride Review shown to be toothless

Press Release – Fluoride Free New Zealand

Contributors to the New Zealand Fluoride Review shown to be toothless. Monday, 26 January 2015, Press Release: Fluoride Free NZ Fluoride Free NZ calls for an open transparent public discussion of fluoridation where both sides of the argument can … Read more »

Stereotyping ethnic groups as irresponsible pet owners wrong

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Sweeping claims by an SPCA spokesman stereotyping entire races as irresponsible people who dont care about their pets are unhelpful, wrong and incredibly offensive to a lot of people says Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy. Read more »

Recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g

Press Release – Countdown Supermarket

Saturday, 24 January 2015: Countdown has issued a voluntary recall of Homebrand Sliced Black Olives 430g sold in Countdown, FreshChoice and SuperValue stores nationwide, including all best before dates. This product is being recalled as it may contain … Read more »

Yeastie Boys release share offer details

Press Release – Yeastie Boys

Ground breaking New Zealand brewers Yeastie Boys have released details of their highly anticipated share offer. Read more »

South Auckland residents’ health concerns about motorway

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Many South Auckland residents have expressed concern regarding the long-term health implications of living close to New Zealands busiest motorway, University of Canterbury researchers have found. Read more »

Research tests shows stroke patients’ memories do improve

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury lab study tests show peoples memory can improve after a stroke. Read more »

Spectacular show to celebrate Auckland’s 175th birthday

Press Release – Aucklandnz.com

This long weekend Auckland will celebrate the region’s 175th birthday and there are lots of free events on at the waterfront to mark the occasion. Read more »

Traffic update – week starting 26 January 2015

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Schools start back next week so please keep this in mind and plan ahead for a little more congestion. Note: Ferry Rd, Wilsons Rd and Moorhouse Ave intersection is closed from today (Friday 23 January) until 6am Monday 26 January. Find out more here . Read more »

Update on SkyPath consent submissions

Press Release – Auckland City Council

As of late today there were more than 4000 submissions received by Auckland Council on the Resource Consent for the SkyPath cycleway on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Read more »

SeaDragon’s new refinery to overcome Omega-3 quality issues

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragons new refinery to overcome Omega-3 quality issues highlighted in University of Auckland research Read more »

Loscam’s New Structure to Support Innovation

Press Release – Loscam

China Merchants Loscam, Asia Pacifics leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, has announced a new structure designed to further enhance local management responsibility, strengthen the companys research and development capabilities and more closely … Read more »

Fatal Crash – Waikato – Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fatal Motorcycle crash – Huntly – Waikato Police and other emergency services have responded to a road crash on Te Ohaki Road, Huntly near the Huntly Power Station at approximately 6.30pm 23/01/14. Read more »

Emergency services at fatal microlight crash near Timaru

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police and emergency services are at the scene of a fatal microlight crash that occurred at approximately 7.30pm tonight (23 January 2015). Read more »

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