Alien Weaponry Are Set To Unleash Their Relentless Live Show On New Zealand This November & December

Press Release – Hammerhead

Waipu’s favourite sons Alien Weaponry are heading out on the road this November and December for the ‘Level One Tour’. Read more »

Kiwi Mushrooms Go Global

Press Release – Soria Gastronomica

As the hospitality industry grapples with Covid-19 restrictions, some of New Zealand’s top foodies are finding innovative new ways to showcase Kiwi produce. Read more »

Greens Announce Bold Plan To Ensure NZ Transport Tackles Climate Change

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party will transform how New Zealanders get around to address the climate crisis, with a comprehensive climate-focused transport package. Read more »

ASB Showgrounds Sustains Multi-million-dollar Loss After 6 Months Of No Events

Press Release – ASB Showgrounds

ASB Showgrounds, New Zealand’s largest Events & Exhibition Centre sustains multi-million-dollar loss after 6 months of no events Read more »

L.A.B – Mt Smart Stadium Show On Sale Now

Press Release – LOOP Recordings Aotearoa

Saturday March 27, 2021 – Mt Smart Stadium Upper Field
w/ Mako Road, Ladi6, Ria Hall & The Leers

Tickets are on sale now for L.A.B’s show at the iconic Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday March 27, 2021. Read more »

Suicide Prevention Roadshow For Construction Workers Arriving In Your Town

Press Release – MATES in Construction

Local construction industry workers are being invited to a free national roadshow that will feature training in suicide prevention. The roadshow is visiting 34 towns and cities across New Zealand. Read more »

Auckland Harbour Bridge Update – 1pm

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging Auckland motorists to plan ahead and allow plenty of time for journeys between the city centre and North Shore today with continued wind gusts forecast. Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

Both are imported cases detected in a managed isolation facility. Read more »

Hamilton’s Vaping Ban Disappointing For Smokefree Advocates

Press Release – Alt New Zealand

Hamilton City Council’s massive u-turn today to now include vaping alongside smoking as a prohibited activity in smokefree areas is deeply disappointing and will hinder not help the country’s Smokefree 2025 ambition, says a leading Kiwi vape entrepreneur. Read more »

Bayleys Sells Down More Than 60 Percent Of Mangere Industrial Subdivision

Press Release – Bayleys

In one of the fastest uptakes of industrial land seen in the Auckland region, the sell-down of the Ambury Property-initiated subdivision in Tidal Road, Mangere, is reflective of the fundamentals at play in the industrial property sector nationwide.

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COVID-19 Testing Process Made Easier

Press Release – MidCentral District Health Board

Testing for COVID-19 in Palmerston North had been made easier than ever, with people experiencing mild symptoms now able to get a free swab at the 575 Main Street testing site without needing to phone for an appointment. Read more »

Crisis In Primary Health Care Provision As Covid Restrictions Hit Access

Press Release – New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association

A crisis in health care provision may be on the horizon, warns the New Zealand Chiropractors’ Association (NZCA), as repeat COVID-19 lockdowns put private primary healthcare practices at risk of not being sustainable. Read more »

Sky Tower Pulses Red For World Heart Day

Press Release – SKYCITY Auckland

This evening the top of the Sky Tower will pulse red to mimic a heartbeat for World Heart Day. Read more »

Alien Weaponry To Unleash Their Relentless Live Show On Aotearoa This November And December

Press Release – Eccles Entertainment

Waipu’s favourite sons Alien Weaponry are heading out on the road this November and December for the Level One Tour. Read more »

Auckland Harbour Bridge Re-opens

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge have re-opened to traffic. Three lanes in each directions are now open. Read more »

All Lanes On Auckland Harbour Bridge Closed Due To High Winds

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has closed all lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning as a result of strong wind gusts. Read more »

New Zealand Writing Thrives In Covid-19 Lockdown

Press Release – University of Waikato

Dunedin’s Angela Pope wins this year’s Sargeson Prize


2020 Open Winner Angela Pope

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Heart Foundation Research Grants Top $78 Million On World Heart Day

Press Release – The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation today announced $4.2 million dollars of funding for heart research and specialist training for New Zealand cardiologists, bringing the total awarded by the charity since its formation in 1968, to more than $78 million dollars. Read more »

Absconding Incident At Managed Isolation Facility, 28 September

Press Release – MBIE Managed Isolation and Quarantine

Statement from Air Commodore Darryn Webb, Head of Managed Isolation and Quarantine:

An investigation is underway following an absconding incident at a managed isolation facility in Auckland. Read more »

Plastics Policy Positive But What About Cigarette Butts?

Press Release – Alt New Zealand

A leading New Zealand vaping company says Labour’s policy on plastics is a step in the right direction, but says cigarette butt pollution remains the worst offender with their manufacturers yet to be held accountable. Read more »