Posts Tagged ‘Ports of Auckland’

Catholic school on controversial container truck route

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Residents in East Auckland want large container trucks off a route that passes three schools, including St Joseph’s Catholic School in Orakei. Stop Containers Through Kohi opposes container trucks travelling through Orakei, Kohimarama and St John’s to reach the depot in Morrin Rd in Mt Wellington. The group says drivers should use a motorway route Read more

Rights of workers must take priority over maximizing profits

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

In his Encyclical Laborem Exercens  John John Paul II said  “The rights of workers must take priority over the maximisation of profits” . “It is important not to quote selectively from Church documents to justify a predetermined position”, says Brian O’Connell. “So this quotation from the encyclical does not mean that the social teaching of the Catholic Church always favours the Read more

Patrick Snedden replaces Campbell at Ports of Auckland

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Ports of Auckland has named Patrick Snedden to replace director Rob Campbell, who quit in March in a dispute over strategy. Patrick Snedden is a veteran of community and government entity boards, previously serving on the boards of Auckland District Health Board and Housing New Zealand. Continue reading Related Posts:Catholic Diocese of Auckland performs well despite Read more

Bishops offer their leadership in the Port dispute

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Anglican and  Catholic bishops in Auckland are offering their leadership in the Port dispute in Auckland. Anglican Bishops, Ross Bay and Kito Pikaahu, along with Roman Catholic Bishop Patrick Dunn, believe that it is vital for the parties to continue to maintain a dialogue in an effort to resolve the current dispute.They are concerned equally for Read more