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Sod turning marks start of Papamoa East Interchange construction

A turning of the sod ceremony this afternoon has marked the start of construction for the long awaited Pāpāmoa East Interchange.

Otago Polytechnic electrical student through to final of Apprentice Challenge

An Otago Polytechnic electrical student has won the Dunedin round of the Master Electricians Apprentice Challenge.

Councillors adopt Annual Plan - Environment Southland

Councillors today adopted the 2022/23 Annual Plan, honouring their commitment in last year’s Long-term Plan to keep rates increases at an average of 5%, in spite of increasing financial pressures.

Aucklanders overwhelmingly support fare free public transport - First Union

New polling out this morning confirms that Aucklanders overwhelmingly support fare free public transport.

Aotearoa needs solutions to harmful online content - InternetNZ

New research released today emphasises our growing concern for harmful content online.

Today, the Classifications Office released their report, ‘What we’re watching - New Zealanders’ views about what we see on screen and online.’

Auckland Council adopts climate-focused Annual Budget

Auckland Council has formally adopted the Annual Budget 2022/23, locking in a bold billion-dollar package to combat the climate crisis, providing for continued high levels of investment in essential services and infrastructure in Auckland, and reaffirming the council’s commitment to delivering

MSD revisits funding for disabled man following Ombudsman’s investigation

Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says it is unreasonable that there is no mechanism to reassess funding for community participation programmes for disabled people throughout their life once they have left school.

Council upgrading supplies to meet new water rules

Selwyn District Council will be upgrading water supplies over the remainder of the year to meet new national rules for keeping drinking water safe.

Transformational LGWM decision for Wellington, says Mayor

Mayor Andy Foster says today’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving [LGWM] and Mass Rapid Transit announcement by Transport Minister Michael Wood and Infrastructure Minister Grant Robertson is transformational for the city.

'Horowhenua is growing fast and we need more homes'

Horowhenua is one of the fastest growing districts in Aotearoa. As the economy grows, so does the attraction of Horowhenua as a place to live and work, increasing the pressure on housing in the District.