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Apprenticeship scheme tackles skills shortage

Two career pathway programmes in the Waikato District are helping to address the skills shortage in the New Zealand infrastructure industry following the graduation of 21 trainees and apprentices last month. The Downer Basic...

New drought measurement index launched

Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy has welcomed the launch of a new tool to monitor drought in New Zealand’s regions. Developed by NIWA with the support of the Ministry for Primary Industries, theNew Zealand Drought...

Allegations of bribery and corruption

In 2013, Auckland Transport began an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption within the road corridor maintenance area and subsequently handed the matter over to the Serious Fraud Office....

Auckland Transport opens books

Auckland Transport will be publicly releasing details of all its contracts. Since it was established in 2010 AT routinely publish on its website the details of all contracts valued over $50,000. That threshold has now been...

No Neighbours Day grants for Franklin

Last week, the Post Newspaper was contacted by a reader who shared concern of local boards in Auckland are spending $27,000 of ratepayers’ money on grants so that residents can ‘get to know their neighbours...

Truancy operation underway

A major police operation will see officers across Tāmaki Makaurau engaging young people not attending school or alternative education in an attempt to reduce crime. Over the next two weeks, police will be patrolling a number of...

Have a say on Waikato’s future

It’s time to hear what the people say! Feedback is being sought on a major new plan for a more prosperous future in the Waikato. The Waikato Plan was signed off last month for public consultation in a strong display of regional...



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