Minister’s comments point to grim future for drivers

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Paul Goldsmith – Transport

20 June 2019
Phil Twyford’s claim that New Zealand has overinvested in roads and motorways shows how out of touch he is with this country’s transport needs, National’s Transport spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. Read more »

Farmers department store workers taking strike action

Press Release – First Union

Workers at Farmers Department Stores who are members of FIRST Union are taking further strike action starting today.

Strikes will occur at various stores across Auckland, Hamilton, Masterton, Upper Hutt and Palmerston North. A picket will commence outside Hamilton’s Chartwell Farmers shortly after 12 today. Read more »

Lifeguards pull three from Bethells Beach rip

Press Release – Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Off-duty lifeguards who rescued three people struggling in the water at Bethells Beach also helped another two out of the water, and tended to a badly broken ankle, and have now been recognised with third place in the national BP Rescue of the Month. Read more »

Police message ahead of Tonga game – have fun, but stay safe

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Inspector Matt Srhoj, Area Commander for Counties Manukau West:

Police are encouraging league fans to plan ahead as Saturday night’s game between Tonga and New Zealand gets closer. Read more »

Business leader to chair APEC CEO Summit committee

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon David Parker

Minister for Trade and Export Growth

20 June 2019



Barbara Chapman has been appointed chair of the CEO Summit Committee for APEC 2021, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker announced today. Read more »

World-Renowned LGBT Expert Coming to Auckland And Wellington

Press Release – Holocaust Centre


World-Renowned LGBT Expert Coming to Auckland And Wellington

The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ) is excited to welcome Professor William Spurlin, an international expert in LGBT culture and literature, including the treatment of gays and lesbians during the Holocaust, to speak at its second forum for discussion of Human Rights in Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

How to be productive by doing nothing

Press Release – Robert Half

World Productivity Day a reminder of the importance of switching off to maximise productivity

Auckland, 20 June 2019 – In today’s fast-paced world, everyone appears to be action-orientated and being “busy” is worn like a badge of honour. Read more »

Miromoda Competition Promises Heavy Duty Fashion Line up

Press Release – Miromoda

Miromoda Competition Promises Wellington a Heavy Duty Fashion Line up

The tenth year of the Miromoda show promises to pack a fashion punch as Wellingtonians get a chance to see a selection of competition entrants before NZFW Read more »

Ha The Unclear Announce ‘Embrace the Glace’ Winter Tour

Press Release – The Label


Announce ‘Embrace the Glace’ Winter Tour

Dates in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington + Auckland! Read more »

KiwiRail boosts back-up systems in Auckland

Press Release – KiwiRail

20 June 2019
KiwiRail has reconfigured and boosted its back-up power supply for Auckland’s metro train signalling system following Wednesday’s train delays. Following peak hour last night, KiwiRail tested and recommissioned the signalling system, incorporating extra fail-safe elements. Read more »

First ever direct Invercargill-Auckland jet service

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Media release
20 June 2019
Southland on show ahead of first ever direct Invercargill-Auckland jet service

Air New Zealand has today launched a southern inspired campaign ahead of the airline’s first ever direct scheduled jet service between Auckland and Invercargill which gets underway at the end of August. Read more »

Māori Community Have Greater Access to Support From Family

Press Release – nib NZ

Thursday 20th June, 2019

nib Parenting Survey Indicates Māori Community Have Greater Access to Support From Family

Leading health insurer, nib, has released the insights from its inaugural nib State of the Nation Parenting Survey, taking a comprehensive look into the concerns and trends facing parents in New Zealand today. Read more »

Labour’s Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council Candidates

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Media Statement Embargoed 6am Thursday 20 June 2019

Labour Announces Manurewa-Papakura Auckland Council Candidates for 2019 Read more »

New scholarship launched for hotel students

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

20 June 2019
A new scholarship for students studying towards a career in hotel management has been launched at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference today. Read more »

Support announced for Justin Townes Earle Tour

Press Release – The Label

The Tuning Fork and 95bFM presents Justin Townes Earle
Support announced for NZ tour
Emily Fairlight

The Tuning Fork and 95bFM are excited to share that Dunedin-based folk singer and poet, Emily Fairlight will play support for Justin Townes Earle’s three-date New Zealand tour this August. Read more »

Hip-hop sensation Kings announces his first NZ headline tour

Press Release – NicNak Media

Kiwi hip-hop ‘man of the moment’ Kings will be embarking on his first-ever nationwide tour of New Zealand to celebrate the release of his new single ‘Flex’, which is out tomorrow. Read more »

Supercross legends Ben Townley, Ricky Carmichael to battle

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Legends of Supercross, Ricky Carmichael and Ben Townley will go head-to-head for the first time ever on New Zealand soil at this year’s Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland, in what will be one of the greatest Supercross battles Kiwi fans have ever witnessed. Read more »

Helping youth reach out

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

The message that life can be what you make it, and if you are going down the wrong track you can change direction and be as great as you want to be, has been delivered to around 2,500 young Northlanders over the last five weeks in the play, ‘10Ft Tall’, by local company Playworks Productions. Read more »

Kiwi independent retailers thrive in global comparison

Press Release – Vend

08:00 NZT, 20 June 2019: Auckland, New Zealand – Retail is far from dead. In fact, independent retail is killing it. Key findings announced today by retail management software company Vend, in its 2019 Retail Benchmarks Report, show the Kiwi boutique retail industry is in great shape.1 Read more »

School of Rock – Ultimate Songwriter Contest has landed

Press Release – Sandra Roberts

The producers of School of Rock, the Broadway and West End blockbuster musical, are today calling for talented New Zealand kids to seize the chance to write their very own rock song that will be played live in front of the School of Rock audience at The Civic. Read more »