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Fletcher Building: NZICC fire update

News that the fire at the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) is now under control is just the first step in the recovery process, Fletcher Building CEO Ross Taylor says.

MetService: Weather warming up for the long weekend

Weather-savvy vacationers will be heading to the north and the east this weekend, as MetService forecasts classic spring conditions to continue for the Labour Weekend.

Tauranga City Council employees strike for fair pay - PSA

As Tauranga’s first council meeting since the election gets underway at 1pm, councillors will be greeted with a picket line as city employees strike for two hours.

Public Service Association members voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action on Tuesday.

Auckland Airport wants public to plan ahead as construction starts

As work begins on a series of major infrastructure projects, Auckland Airport has launched a multi-channel communications campaign aimed at ensuring travellers, local businesses and workers know what’s happening at the airport and how it might impact their journey.

Rates revaluation notices issued this week in Hastings

The 2019 rates revaluation notices were posted out to Hastings ratepayers this week, giving an updated rating value for their property.

Hastings District Council contracts Quotable Value (QV) to undertake these revaluations, which are legally required to be conducted every three years.

Government to progress Control Orders for community safety

The Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill will have its first reading in Parliament today, Justice Minister Andrew Little says.

Police welcomes IPCA investigation into bullying allegations

Statement from Commissioner Mike Bush:

Police welcomes the IPCA announcement of an investigation into bullying allegations and related issues.

IPCA to undertake investigation into bullying within New Zealand Police

The Independent Police Conduct Authority intends to undertake an investigation into allegations of bullying and related issues within Police.

Mayor of Timaru on refugee resettlement announcement today

Timaru District Mayor, Nigel Bowen, extended his congratulations to Presbyterian Support South Canterbury, saying that he was looking forward to welcoming our newest residents to the district.

OPC wins international award for MSD fraud investigation report

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) has won an international award for its inquiry and report into the Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) misuse of its fraud investigatory powers.