Winter Festival Opening party lights up Southern skies

Press Release – American Express Queenstown Winter Festival

AMERICAN EXPRESS QUEENSTOWN WINTER FESTIVAL OPENING PARTY LIGHTS UP CLEAR SOUTHERN SKIES

The 42nd American Express Queenstown Winter Festival has begun with thousands of people gathering on the Queenstown waterfront under clear southern skies to dance, feast on street fare and watch spectacular fireworks. Read more »

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Press Release – The Nation

On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate
Imperial Tobacco leaves open possibility of law suit against New Zealand government if plain packaging is introduced, as planned. Says it’s a “last resort” but “of course we will defend the right to use our brands”. Read more »

Internationally renowned kiwi choreographers debut new works

Press Release – Footnote Dance Company

Internationally renowned kiwi choreographers debut new works

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents Transfer; a double bill comprised of two new contemporary dance works from esteemed New Zealand choreographers Jeremy Nelson (New York) and Joshua Rutter (Berlin). Read more »

Huawei Cloud Conference 2016 held in Auckland

Press Release – Huawei

Huawei Cloud Conference 2016 held in Auckland

Huawei tells Kiwi business to be ready, and be agile Read more »

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend

Press Release – Green Party

Green MPs to sleep in their cars this weekend

What: Green MPs are taking part in #parkupforhomes, and will be sleeping in cars to draw attention to the growing issue of homelessness in Aotearoa.
Who: Green Party Co-leader Metiria Turei will be at the Parliament event. Read more »

Picture perfect scans for mums and bubs

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

Picture perfect scans for mums and bubs

Women across the lower North Island and upper South Island now have free access to the latest in ultrasound technology, with Wellington Regional Hospital having this week installed two new maternal fetal medicine (MFM) ultrasound scanners. Read more »

Seven Wellington Ensembles in Regional Final on Sunday

Press Release – Chamber Music New Zealand

Seven Wellington Ensembles in New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest Central Regional Final in Napier on Sunday Read more »

Government’s approach on road pricing is tech-wash

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Government’s approach on road pricing is tech-wash

Both the Government and Opposition address congestion charges with some urgency, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Enprise Group pays first dividend

Press Release – Enprise

Enprise Group pays first dividend


24 June 2016. Auckland, New Zealand. Enprise Group (NZAX: ENS) has announced a 6% dividend payment, based on current market value.
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Methven wins Award at the 2016 ExportNZ Awards

Press Release – Methven

Methven wins Best Use of Commercialisation of Innovation for Export Award at the 2016 ExportNZ Awards

New Zealand’s award-winning and market-leading premium shower and tapware brand Methven Limited (MVN) has won a 2016 ExportNZ Award for the Commercialisation of Innovation for Export with its Aurajet Aio Shower. Read more »

State Highway 1 closed between Silverdale and Warkworth

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 1 closed between Silverdale and Warkworth

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that diversions are in place on State Highway 1 north of Auckland following a serious crash near Puhoi. Read more »

Major road diversions in place – State Highway One

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Major road diversions in place – State Highway One”

Major road diversions are in place on State Highway One north of Auckland following a serious crash near Puhoi this afternoon. Read more »

WERO a success among mental health patients and staff

Press Release – WERO

WERO a success among mental health patients and staff

WERO was designed to appeal to the competitive nature of smoking Maori, and after a successful pilot in Te Taitokerau and Hawke’s Bay, was funded through the innovation fund for national competitions. Read more »

NPM Urges Cabinet Not To Adopt Ministry Advice

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

NPM Urges Cabinet Not To Adopt Ministry Advice
The Ministry for the Environment and Ministry for Primary Industries are currently seeking Cabinet’s agreement to adopt a bottom line position that nobody owns freshwater and that there should be no national settlement favouring iwi/hapū over other users. Read more »

Kiwi Cyclists to ‘Peddle’ Freedom

Press Release – Tearfund

24/06/2016

Kiwi Cyclists to ‘Peddle’ Freedom

Tearfund is calling on Kiwis to get on their bikes to prevent women and children from being trafficked into sexual exploitation. Read more »

Powerball reaches $25 million: imagine that shopping list!

Press Release – Lotto Powerball

24 June 2016

Powerball reaches $25 million: imagine that shopping list!

With the Powerball jackpot at $25 million this Saturday, Kiwis around the country are taking the time to imagine what they could do if they win big this weekend. Read more »

Taurahere Camp Targets Aussie-Based Kiwis

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Friday, June 24, 2016
Taurahere Camp Targets Aussie-Based Kiwis
When the NZRL Taurahere camp assembles on Queensland’s Gold Coast next week, the two 18s squads will deliberately not bear the names of their Australian home states. Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 26 June – 2 July 2016

Press Release – NZTA


24 June 2016 | AUCKLAND

Overnight motorway closures
26 June – 2 July 2016
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Auckland Students’ Association celebrates 125th birthday

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Auckland University Students’ Association celebrates 125th birthday

June 24 th 2016 is a special day for Auckland University Students’ Association – it’s the day it turns 125. Read more »

Are you covered?

Press Release – Canstar Blue

Are you covered?

Fewer NZers confident they have enough home and contents insurance cover

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