Strong first week of firearms buy-back events

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Strong first week of firearms buy-back events

The first full week of the firearms buy-back and amnesty has produced a strong turnout as events roll out nationwide for the first time. Read more »

Firearms buy-back and amnesty collection events, Sunday

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Firearms buy-back and amnesty collection events, Sunday 21 July”

Police held seven collection events around the country today as part of the prohibited firearms buy-back and amnesty scheme. Read more »

Reardon Caps Off a Stellar Season with NZ Title Win

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

Reardon Caps Off a Stellar Season with NZ Title Win


JULY 21, Read more »

Visiting cannabis expert warns against specialist sign-off

Press Release – Helius

Visiting cannabis expert warns against specialist sign-off

“The prospect of a specialist recommendation being required before a GP can prescribe medicinal cannabis would be a huge error for New Zealand,” says British neurologist and Europe’s pre-eminent medicinal cannabis expert, Professor Mike Barnes. Read more »

Century 21 attracts more franchise owners

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

By Ryan Mitchell – National Manager of Century 21 New Zealand

Century 21 New Zealand co-owner, Derryn Mayne, and I are constantly meeting with successful real estate salespeople and franchise owners from competitor companies keen to explore their options with the new C21 brand. Read more »

Town square brings Takapuna’s future closer

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

By Terence Harpur – Chief Executive of the Takapuna Beach Business Association

Takapuna’s transformation has taken another big step, following a recent decision by Auckland Council to approve the layout of a large public town square. Read more »

NZ Maori Council takes on global cosmetics giant

Press Release – Maori Council

The Head of the New Zealand Maori Council has called for the Government to hold an immediate investigation into the global cosmetics company Sephora after they were caught dumping waste hundreds and thousands of waste paper products embedded with cosmetic chemicals down the drains of Auckland’s Queen Street. Read more »

Simon Shepherd interviews Minister for Agriculture

Press Release – TVNZ

Simon Shepherd: The government says its agreement with farmers, that they should pay for agricultural emissions, is historic. Read more »

Celebrate the Small Producers with a Glass or Two At Craft’d

Press Release – Craft’d Wine and Spirits Festival

Celebrate the Small Producers with a Glass or Two! At Craft’d!
Auckland’s favourite boutique wine and spirits festival bursts into life, this Sunday! Read more »

Rail hubs may not boost Napier Port log trade

Article – BusinessDesk

Rail hubs may not boost Napier Port log trade
By Gavin Evans

July 19 (BusinessDesk) – KiwiRail’s proposed freight hub at Dannevirke may extend Napier Port’s log catchment further south, but is more likely to put existing trucked freight onto rail, port chief executive Todd Dawson says. Read more »

2020 New Zealander of the Year Awards Update

Press Release – New Zealander of the year

2020 New Zealander of the Year Awards Update

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to provide the following nominations update for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards. Read more »

Measles case confirmed in Hawke’s Bay

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

An infant has been confirmed with measles in Hawke’s Bay and is in Hawke’s Bay Hospital.

The infant contracted the highly contagious airborne disease while visiting Auckland. Read more »

Denton Morrell undefended at liquidation hearing

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

July 19 (BusinessDesk) – Three lawyers from different firms attended the High Court at Auckland today to see wealth management company Denton Morrell moved into liquidation. Read more »

Police officer charged in Auckland City District

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Superintendent Karyn Malthus, Auckland City District Commander:

Police have summonsed a 49-year-old male Police officer from the Auckland City District to appear in court on a charge of careless driving. Read more »

Postmodern Jukebox announce cast for NZ shows

Press Release – NicNak Media

Scott Bradlee announced today the spectacular cast that will be touring Australia and New Zealand in September and October 2019 as they bring back the roaring twenties on the Postmodern Jukebox ‘Welcome To The Twenties 2.0’ tour. Read more »

Christchurch Airport grows, against national trend

Press Release – Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport has notched up another month of strong growth in international arrivals in May, taking its annual visitor arrival growth between July and May to 8.5 per cent, compared to the national total of -5.8 per cent for the same time period. Read more »

Tandem jumps inspire new career in Air Force

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

After the adrenalin rush of a tandem parachute jump with his Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) colleagues, Corporal Thorne Davidse was inspired to change trades and teach parachute jumping. Read more »

Trotman heats up Auckland Council Election

Press Release – Communities and Residents

Business woman and community advocate Sarah Trotman will stand for Auckland Council at this year’s local elections in the Waitematā and Gulf ward. She will be running as a C&R – Communities & Residents councillor candidate. Read more »

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 19 July 2019

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Date: 19 July 2019
There has been no let-up in Biosecurity New Zealand’s response to the recent fruit fly finds in the Northcote area, with restrictions remaining in place to contain the pest. Read more »

Lamborghini, Louis Vuittons and liquor to be handed over

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Lamborghini, Louis Vuittons and liquor to be handed over following High Court decision
Please attribute to Acting Detective Superintendent Craig Hamilton, National Manager, Financial Crime Group. Read more »