Auckland Kiddie Limits

Press Release – Auckland City Limits

Auckland Kiddie Limits – The Festival Inside a Music Festival for the under 10s!

Auckland City Limits is taking a step into the future by starting its fans out early and allowing kids under ten free entry with ticketed adults to the festival at Western Springs on 19 March. Read more »

More children benefiting from free GP visits

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health
11 February 2016

More children benefiting from free GP visits

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows free GP visits for under 13s is making it easier for families to get the care their children need. Read more »

10-Minute Play Competition 2016

Press Release – Playwrights Association

10-Minute Play Competition 2016

Adjudicator: Angie Farrow

Proudly sponsored by Read more »

Murder charge after death in Whangarei

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Murder charge after death in Whangarei

Police have charged a 48-year-old man with murder following the death of a man north of Whangarei last night. Read more »

Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub

Article – BusinessDesk

Ports of Auckland buys Waikato land for new freight hub

By Paul McBeth

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – Ports of Auckland, the country’s second-largest by volume, has agreed to buy a plot of land north of Hamilton to develop a freight hub, which it says will complete its network across the North Island. Read more »

Silver Carp Not Wanted in NZ – Minister Must Say No

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

10 FEBRUARY 2016
Silver Carp Not Wanted in NZ – Minister Must Say No

New Zealand First is urging Conservation Minister Maggie Barry not to approve the introduction of silver carp to a fish farm near Taupo. Read more »

Disillusioned digital divide

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

10 February 2016

Disillusioned digital divide

The Ministry of Education boss Peter Hughes seems to be under some kind of illusion if he holds the view that “most kids do have a device”, says Labour’s Associate Education spokesperson Jenny Salesa. Read more »

New Zealand’s Best Red Meat Chefs Announced

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards

NEW ZEALAND’S BEST RED MEAT CHEFS

Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards 2015 Winners Announced Read more »

Cheap Fakes Bring Aussie Festival Funk to NZ

Press Release – Cheap Fakes

Cheap Fakes Bring Aussie Festival Funk to NZ

They’re Australian festival favourites for a reason, and now Cheap Fakes will bring their horn-heavy soul to New Zealand for the first time. Read more »

Beaches wrap up for the summer

Press Release – Surf Life Saving New Zealand

10 February 2016

Beaches wrap up for the summer

As the summer begins to wind down Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) lifeguards are wrapping up most of their weekday patrols. Across the region, 18 of 24 beaches have ended their weekly regional guarding. Read more »

Immigration Helps Fuel Aucklnd Housing Bubble

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Rt Hon Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland
10 FEBRUARY 2016
Immigration Helps Fuel Aucklnd Housing Bubble Read more »

P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 Recipients

Press Release – PACIFICA

P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A Northern Scholarships Awards 2015 Recipients

Since 2002 PACIFICA branches have been fundraising to build an education fund to provide educational grants to assist Pacific students with their educational development. By 2013, PACIFICA Inc was delighted to offer the following grants and scholarships: Read more »

More PPP schools contracted by Ministry of Education

Article – BusinessDesk

More PPP schools contracted by Ministry of Education

By Edwin Mitson

Feb. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Plans for more schools to be built under the Ministry of Education’s Public Private Partnership have been set out in a tender document sent to interested companies. Read more »

Auckland/Northern Overview

Press Release – Harcourts

Northern Region January 2016 January 2015 Read more »

Coast to Coast looms as most competitive in years

Press Release – Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast looms as most competitive in years
10 February 2016

This year’s Coast to Coast looms as one of the most competitive in years with Whakatane multisport athlete Sam Clark and Nelson’s Elina Ussher the leading contenders for one day honours. Read more »

Registrations open for TPP roadshows

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Todd McClay
Minister of Trade
10 February 2016

Registrations open for TPP roadshows Read more »

FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier

Article – BusinessDesk

FMA appeals breach of natural justice ruling over Vivier deregistration

By Sophie Boot

Feb. 10 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has appealed a High Court ruling that it breached Vivier & Co’s rights to natural justice by failing to provide the firm with detailed evidence for the decision to remove it from the Financial Services Providers Register. Read more »

Pulp culture fans spoilt for choice at Armageddon Expos

Press Release – Armageddon Expo

10 February 2016

Pulp culture fans spoilt for choice at Armageddon Expos in 2016

Armageddon Expo’s conquest of New Zealand continues unabated as South Auckland fans prepare for the first Manukau event on March 5 and 6, 2016. The annual Expos dominate every pop culture fans’ calendar throughout the country and director Bill Geradts says staging the Manukau event was a no-brainer. Read more »

Foundation North Grants Millions for Community Initiatives

Press Release – Foundation North

Foundation North Grants Over Thirty Nine Million Dollars for Community Initiatives And Amenities in Auckland And Northland Read more »

Bronchiectasis in NZ–the Growing Problem That Goes Unnoticed

Press Release – The Asthma Foundation

Bronchiectasis in New Zealand – the Growing Problem That Goes Unnoticed

The Dominion Post’s recent cover story (9 February) pays tribute to the tragic passing of beautiful young toddler Ataahua, who died of bronchiectasis just shy of three years of age. Read more »