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/////////////////////////////////////////// Aucklands nightscape to be transformed

Posted: 26 May 2017 01:43 PM PDT

Simon Bridges | Transport

Transport Minister Simon Bridges has welcomed plans for Aucklands Harbour Bridge to be transformed at night with a state-of-the-art, sustainable, world first lighting system.

"The Harbour Bridge is an iconic Auckland landmark and this exciting use of technology will transform Aucklands night-time skyline.

"In a world first, the energy required for the nearly 90,000 LED lights and 200 floodlights will be offset by solar and battery technology," Mr Bridges says.

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/////////////////////////////////////////// $71k for 120 youth development opportunities

Posted: 26 May 2017 01:10 PM PDT

Nikki Kaye | Youth

Seven youth sector organisations will share a total of $71,000 funding to help provide new youth development opportunities for around 120 young people, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today.

"This will support more leadership, volunteering and mentoring opportunities for young people across New Zealand," says Ms Kaye.

"The opportunities range from enabling young people to take part in ocean-going voyages, aimed at fostering skills such as teamwork and nautical knowledge, to supporting them to design and lead community events.

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