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Scoop.co.nz
New station to better connect public transportFriday, 12 February 2016, 11:05 amPress Release: NZ Transport AgencyManukau is
New station to better connect public transport
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Friday, 12 February 2016, 11:05 amPress Release: NZ Transport AgencyManukau is a step closer to getting a bus and train transport hub which will make it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Dismay at special housing proposalsA Special Housing Area in the build process. File photo / Nick Reed Residents
Dismay at special housing proposals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A Special Housing Area in the build process. File photo / Nick Reed Residents of well-heeled Auckland suburbs are bristling at plans for new Special Housing Areas in their backyards. Fourteen new SHAs providing more than 4500 new homes across... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland house sales fall in January, annual price rise below 10pcThe steam continued to come out of the Auckland property market in January, bei
Auckland house sales fall in January, annual price rise below 10pc
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The steam continued to come out of the Auckland property market in January, being the only region to report a drop in house sales and a further slowing in annual price inflation as regulatory curbs dim demand in the country's biggest city and the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
More special housing areas for AucklandFourteen new Special Housing Areas that will provide more than 4500 new homes a
More special housing areas for Auckland
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fourteen new Special Housing Areas that will provide more than 4500 new homes across Auckland have been announced. This latest tranche will bring the total number of SHAs in Auckland to 120, with a combined potential yield of more than 52,000 new... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland housing rezone loses council supportA man takes pictures of planned zoning changes at a public meeting in Kohimaram
Auckland housing rezone loses council support
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A man takes pictures of planned zoning changes at a public meeting in Kohimarama earlier this week. Photo / NZ Herald Auckland Council's proposal to rezone thousands of homes for more intensive housing and apartments has lost the support of a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Special Housing Areas announced for AucklandThe new Special Housing Areas will provide more than 4500 new homes across Auck
New Special Housing Areas announced for Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The new Special Housing Areas will provide more than 4500 new homes across Auckland. Photo / Greg Bowker Fourteen new Special Housing Areas that will provide more than 4500 new homes across Auckland have been announced. This latest tranche will... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Pasifika returns to Western Springs ParkWednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:16 pmPress Release: Pasifika Festival on Saturd
Pasifika returns to Western Springs Park
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 12:16 pmPress Release: Pasifika Festival on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March, as the world’s biggest... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Expulsions drop dramaticallyThe number of firms kicked off the register of Financial Services Providers fel
Expulsions drop dramatically
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The number of firms kicked off the register of Financial Services Providers fell sharply in the second half of last year. Photo / Getty Images The number of firms kicked off the register of Financial Services Providers fell sharply in the second... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Governor-General’s Waitangi Day AddressGovernor-General of New ZealandWaitangi Day AddressGovernment House Auckland6 F
Governor-General’s Waitangi Day Address
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Governor-General of New ZealandWaitangi Day AddressGovernment House Auckland6 February 2016Tihei mauri ora!E te tini, e te mano, koutou katoa kua haere maiki taku pōwhiri ki te whakanui i te rā tapu,mo Te Tiriti o Waitangi.Nau mai, haere mai ki te... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Eden Park among the front-runners to host 2017 Rugby League World Cup finalEden Park hosts the Nines this weekend. Photo / Dean Purcell Eden Park is amon
Eden Park among the front-runners to host 2017 Rugby League World Cup final
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Eden Park hosts the Nines this weekend. Photo / Dean Purcell Eden Park is among the frontrunners to host the 2017 Rugby League World Cup final with Auckland among six cities around New Zealand eager to accommodate tournament matches. Michael Brown,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland makes it onto 'cities on the up' listAuckland ranked 20th in a global commercial real estate giant's survey of citie
Auckland makes it onto 'cities on the up' list
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Auckland ranked 20th in a global commercial real estate giant's survey of cities on the up. Photo / Brett Phibbs •Auckland ranked 20th in global commercial real estate giant's survey of cities on the up. •120 cities were considered, with short-term... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Work begins on Mt Albert cycling path projectA shared walking and cycling path will wind through Mt Albert. PHOTO / File Fe
Work begins on Mt Albert cycling path project
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A shared walking and cycling path will wind through Mt Albert. PHOTO / File Feb 05 - Construction is officially under way on one of Auckland's biggest cycling and walking projects. MP Paula Bennett turned sod this morning at the Waterview Shared... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Work Begins on Waterview Cycling & Walking ConnectionAuckland mayor Len Brown says the latest start on a new shared path shows the r
Work Begins on Waterview Cycling & Walking Connection
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Auckland mayor Len Brown says the latest start on a new shared path shows the revolution that has happened for Auckland’s transport modes.“Five years ago we were very car and motorway focused but Aucklanders kept telling me they would cycle and walk... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland’s momentum recognised in global indexFriday, 5 February 2016, 11:02 amPress Release: ATEEDAuckland has been recognis
Auckland’s momentum recognised in global index
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Friday, 5 February 2016, 11:02 amPress Release: ATEEDAuckland has been recognised globally as a city on the move, being named for the first time in JLL’s top... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland on loop of Govt inactionCity will at least have faster rail for unhoused people. In the aftermath of M
Auckland on loop of Govt inaction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
City will at least have faster rail for unhoused people. In the aftermath of Mr Key's concession, there was much praise for retiring mayor Len Brown. Illustration / Peter Bromhead John Key's City Rail Link "dance of the seven veils" almost breached... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
The CRL and the nature of changeAs a friend of mine observed yesterday, backdowns are gold for political journa
The CRL and the nature of change
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
As a friend of mine observed yesterday, backdowns are gold for political journalists. The stories write themselves: the government (or indeed, any other party) got it wrong and is now crawling back and hoping no one notices. Therefore: BUSTED! And... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Light shines from RangitotoSaturday, 30 January 2016, 2:50 pmPress Release: Auckland Tourism Events and Ec
Light shines from Rangitoto
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Saturday, 30 January 2016, 2:50 pmPress Release: Auckland Tourism Events and Economic DevelopmentTonight [Friday 29 January], a beam of light will shine upwards from the summit of Rangitoto to the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
TPP: Hundreds gather outside Governor-General's residenceDemonstrations are expected to continue tonight, with car enthusiasts planning
TPP: Hundreds gather outside Governor-General's residence
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Demonstrations are expected to continue tonight, with car enthusiasts planning protest convoys against the TPP. Photo / Twitter @jintymact Four to five hundred people have gathered in front of the Governor-General's residence in Wellington to hand... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor Welcomes 68% Jump in Apartment Consents•1,919 apartments were consented (up 68 percent) •1,399 townhouses, flats and
Mayor Welcomes 68% Jump in Apartment Consents
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
•1,919 apartments were consented (up 68 percent) •1,399 townhouses, flats and units (up 43 percent) •5,185 houses (up 10 percent)The figures come in the same week the Prime Minister announced the government will provide certainty over funding of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
No Tolls on Existing MotorwaysFriday, 29 January 2016, 10:09 amPress Release: Affordable AucklandAffordable A
No Tolls on Existing Motorways
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Friday, 29 January 2016, 10:09 amPress Release: Affordable AucklandAffordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry has categorically ruled out any support for tolls on existing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Road Tolls Jump The GunThursday, 28 January 2016, 12:27 pmPress Release: Mark Thomas Auckland Mayor Ca
Road Tolls Jump The Gun
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday, 28 January 2016, 12:27 pmPress Release: Mark Thomas Auckland Mayor Candidate Mark Thomas is taking issue with Len Brown’s claim that road tolling in Auckland is ‘absolutely justified’.“We know... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rodney Hide: Mayor can look back with pride on legacyMayor Len Brown has made it happen. Just over five years ago, he promised Auckl
Rodney Hide: Mayor can look back with pride on legacy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Mayor Len Brown has made it happen. Just over five years ago, he promised Aucklanders he would deliver if they voted for him. Photo / Sarah Ivey You promised. And you delivered. For nearly 100 years politicians have been talking about an inner city... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fran O'Sullivan: Key's reluctant fillip two years too lateMayor Brown right on the money with rail call but Govt let concerns over his le
Fran O'Sullivan: Key's reluctant fillip two years too late
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Mayor Brown right on the money with rail call but Govt let concerns over his leadership poison its decision-making. It's notable that there were no cheers - let alone mild applause - from business when John Key announced his $3.5 billion fillip to... Read more
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NZCity
Govt wins praise for rail link decisionThe government is winning praise for putting Auckland's inner city rail link on
Govt wins praise for rail link decision
NZCity / Posted 17 days ago
The government is winning praise for putting Auckland's inner city rail link on the fast track, although opposition parties say it should have made the decision years ago. Prime Minister John Key said on Wednesday the government was prepared to pay... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Billions to buy Auckland votesAfter previously saying National would not bring forward the start of the Auckl
Billions to buy Auckland votes
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
After previously saying National would not bring forward the start of the Auckland City Rail Link, in a turnaround yesterday Mr Key said his Government would now start in 2018, two years earlier than was previously envisaged. At a cost of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mayor's firm passion for rail pays offClearly Mr Key did not want the central rail loop to be an issue that could dec
Mayor's firm passion for rail pays off
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Clearly Mr Key did not want the central rail loop to be an issue that could decide the political complexion of the next mayor and council. Photo / Greg Bowker Three years ago, in a local body election year, the Prime Minister did an about-turn on an... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key to kickstart $2.5b Auckland city rail linkPrime Minister John Key has today outlined a plan to make an early start on the
John Key to kickstart $2.5b Auckland city rail link
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key has today outlined a plan to make an early start on the main works of the $2.5 billion city rail link in 2018. In a state of the nation speech to the Chamber of Commerce in Auckland, Mr Key said the Government will work with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Aucklanders could pay tolls to fund City Rail LinkAucklanders could yet pay tolls to fund the $2.5 billion City Rail Link, but th
Aucklanders could pay tolls to fund City Rail Link
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Aucklanders could yet pay tolls to fund the $2.5 billion City Rail Link, but the Government remains lukewarm about the idea. Prime Minister John Key outlined a plan to make an early start on main works for the rail link at his State of the Nation... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Congestion charges for infrastructure will need council justification: KeyPrime Minister John Key says Auckland Council will need to "justify" introducin
Congestion charges for infrastructure will need council justification: Key
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key says Auckland Council will need to "justify" introducing congestion charges or motorway tolls to help fund the region's transport infrastructure, including the $2.5 billion City Rail Link, which the government has helped bring... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Key uses tried and true formulaDespite the modern realities of ultra-fast broadband and the imminent new virtu
Key uses tried and true formula
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
Despite the modern realities of ultra-fast broadband and the imminent new virtual revolution that will transform our lives, the base attractions of trains, cars, graders and diggers are enduring. They represent action and accomplishment, not to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Audrey Young: Tunnels, rail-lines, asphalt and tar the order of the day for John KeyPrime Minister John Key addresses a large audience at the Auckland Chamber of C
Audrey Young: Tunnels, rail-lines, asphalt and tar the order of the day for John Key
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key addresses a large audience at the Auckland Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. Photo / Greg Bowker John Key has relied on a tried and true formula for setting the political agenda: if in doubt,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Key pulls rug under Goff on CRLWednesday, 27 January 2016, 1:37 pmPress Release: Auckland Councillor Cameron B
Key pulls rug under Goff on CRL
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 1:37 pmPress Release: Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer Media releaseWednesday, 27 January 2016Auckland Councillor Cameron BrewerCost concerns remain for... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Council gets the money and the bagJanaury 27, 2016. 1:05pmThe Government has let Auckland Council off the hook, g
Council gets the money and the bag
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Janaury 27, 2016. 1:05pmThe Government has let Auckland Council off the hook, gaining no concessions on land supply or rate rises, according to ACT Leader David Seymour.“Writing a big cheque was the time to bring Auckland Council to the table,” says... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Prime Minister confirms big infrastructure spend on Auckland transportPrime Minister John Key has confirmed the government's plans to help bring forw
Prime Minister confirms big infrastructure spend on Auckland transport
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key has confirmed the government's plans to help bring forward spending on Auckland's transport infrastructure including the $2.5 billion city rail link and the $1 billion East/West Connections road project. The government will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Key's state of the nation - full speechPrime Minister John Key talks with Michael Barnett Chef Executive of the Auckla
Key's state of the nation - full speech
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key talks with Michael Barnett Chef Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce meeting at the Langham Hotel. Photo / Greg Bowker Prime Minister John Key delivered his eighth state of the nation speech as Prime Minister. Here... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key: Auckland important to NZ economyAuckland's importance to the national economy was stressed today by PM John Key
John Key: Auckland important to NZ economy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Auckland's importance to the national economy was stressed today by PM John Key and senior Cabinet Ministers. Transport minister Simon Bridges highlighted just three areas of the city to show its importance. "The Onehunga-Penrose area is the engine... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor welcomes government announcementMayor Len Brown has warmly welcomed the government’s announcement providing sup
Mayor welcomes government announcement
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor Len Brown has warmly welcomed the government’s announcement providing support for the City Rail Link (CRL).“Since the government announced its support for the City Rail Link (CRL) back in 2012, I have been asking the government to provide... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Early start for $2.5b Auckland rail linkPrime Minister John Key has outlined a plan to make an early start on the main
Early start for $2.5b Auckland rail link
Otago Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key has outlined a plan to make an early start on the main works of Auckland's $2.5 billion City rail link in 2018. In a state of the nation speech to the Chamber of Commerce in Auckland this afternoon, Mr Key said the Government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Key to kickstart $2.5b Auckland City rail linkPrime Minister John Key has today outlined a plan to make an early start on the
John Key to kickstart $2.5b Auckland City rail link
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Prime Minister John Key has today outlined a plan to make an early start on the main works of the $2.5 billion City rail link in 2018. Prime Minister John Key has today outlined a plan to make an early start on the main works of the $2.5 billion... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Page 2: Stripping down to their JockeysDJ Forbes, Victor Vito, Scott Curry, Malakai Fekitoa and Tawera Kerr-Barlow in
Page 2: Stripping down to their Jockeys
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
DJ Forbes, Victor Vito, Scott Curry, Malakai Fekitoa and Tawera Kerr-Barlow in the Real Men ad campaign. The latest Jockey shoot last week was more of a fun catch up than strenuous work for All Black and Sevens players. When asked about the best... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Govt tipped to bring forward Auckland infrastructure spendThe Government is expected to announce it is bringing forward infrastructure sp
Govt tipped to bring forward Auckland infrastructure spend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The Government is expected to announce it is bringing forward infrastructure spend for Auckland to assist with the building of more houses. Auckland Council is in talks with the Government about the possibility of bringing forward infrastructure... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Len Brown: Rail link a positive after missed opportunitiesThe Mercury Lane entrance to the Karangahape Rd (K' Rd) underground CRL (City R
Len Brown: Rail link a positive after missed opportunities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
The Mercury Lane entrance to the Karangahape Rd (K' Rd) underground CRL (City Rail Link) station in an artist impression picture supplied by Auckland Council. You may be surprised to know how long the Herald has been speculating on when or if... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ideas for war memorial underwhelmCritics worry Auckland Council's shortlist of designs do not reflect brief for
Ideas for war memorial underwhelm
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Critics worry Auckland Council's shortlist of designs do not reflect brief for quiet, passive and contemplative area in the Domain. Perhaps the city could do with more colourful and kinetic sculptures around its public places but hardly as a... Read more

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