Archive for November, 2009

Early Christmas Present For 1000 Kiwi Children

Press Release – www.variety.org.nz

1000 children throughout New Zealand have received brand new bikes and helmets as part of Variety – The Children’s Charity’s annual Bikes for Kids tour. Read more »

NATCOM Supports Unlimited Fibre Internet

Press Release – Natcom

Auckland, 30 November 2009 – Managed fibre Internet provider NATCOM, supports a recent announcement by Vector in offering uncapped fibre to Auckland businesses within reach of its network. Read more »

Telecom Tree to light up Wellington waterfront

Press Release – Telecom New Zealand

Wellingtonians will have a special place to leave their wish for Santa this year with the arrival of a 7-storey high Christmas Tree made from lights on Wellington’s waterfront. Read more »

ASB: Māori and Pasifika Education Initiative

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

The projects will be fully funded by the Trust for the next five years as part of its commitment to find and support community initiatives that will promote Māori and Pasifika educational excellence. Read more »

Banking Services for Elderly, Disabled Improved

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has helped the New Zealand Bankers’ Association develop a set of voluntary guidelines to help improve access to banking services by older and disabled people. A function has been organised in Auckland on Monday 30 November … Read more »

Stellar Trust: How to Spot a P User

Press Release – Stellar Trust

Family, friends and colleagues concerned about the possibility of someone they love or know using or being addicted to P can now readily find some useful guidance to spotting the symptoms of use. The Stellar Trust, a charitable trust with a vision … Read more »

Performances Fuel Strong Interest in Halberg Award

Press Release – Westpac Halberg Awards

Outstanding performances recently by New Zealand sporting individuals and teams both at home and abroad have fuelled a strong demand for tickets to attend the 2009 Westpac Halberg Awards dinner in Auckland next February. Three months out from the big night, … Read more »

Laughton Kora Joins Fly My Pretties Lineup

Press Release – LOOP magazine

Fly My Pretties are proud to announce Laughton from Kora will be joining the cast as a special guest for both final Encore Shows this weekend. The vocal powerhouse behind seminal local band Kora, Laughton will take part in the A Story songs and … Read more »

Hanover directors recommend Allied Farmer Proposal

Press Release – Hanover Group

The Chairman of Hanover Finance, Hanover Capital and United Finance, David Henry, today confirmed directors have unanimously recommended that all classes of investor vote in favour of the Allied Farmers Proposal. Mr Henry said this followed careful … Read more »

Lawyer to Chair Researched Medicines Industry

Press Release – Researched Medicines Industry Association

Auckland-based lawyer, Lex Henry, has been appointed chairman of the Researched Medicines Industry (RMI). A Special Counsel with Auckland law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, Mr Henry currently chairs merchant bank Cranleigh, is a Director of Ngai Tahu Properties … Read more »

Auckland Restaurants Utilise Vouchers to Up Sales

Press Release – Creative Force

Auckland restaurants are increasingly using vouchers as a popular marketing tool to drive sales and draw in customers over the summer period. With the festive season looming, restaurants are utilising them as a way to attract recession affected consumers … Read more »

Tom Jones Touring Australia, NZ 2010

Press Release – Frontier Touring Company

The Frontier Touring Company and Roundhouse Entertainment are pleased to announce Tom Jones will be touring in 2010 for a series of indoor and A Day On The Green winery concerts. In his native Wales, he is known as “Jones the Voice”. Today, he is one … Read more »

Sports Bodies Urged to Consider Needs of Migrants

Press Release – Massey University

Sports codes should consider the needs of migrants if they want to attract players and supporters, says a new report by sociologist Professor Paul Spoonley. Women’s sports, such as netball and hockey, need to recognise the cultural requirements of … Read more »

Winners Announced for Treemendous School Makeovers

Press Release – Mazda Foundation

Four New Zealand schools have been selected for the third round of annual Treemendous School Makeovers, a joint initiative between the Mazda Foundation and Project Crimson. Read more »

St. Jerome’s Auckland Laneway Festival

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

The very first St Jeromes Auckland Laneway Festival has already got you very excited. We at festival HQ are very excited too! You already know the line up is quite possibly one of New Zealand best ever featuring: ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, FLORENCE & THE MACHINE, … Read more »

St. Jerome’s Auckland Laneway Festival

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

The very first St Jeromes Auckland Laneway Festival has already got you very excited. We at festival HQ are very excited too! You already know the line up is quite possibly one of New Zealand best ever featuring: ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN, FLORENCE & THE MACHINE, … Read more »

Benefit Concert Raises Funds for Tsunami Victims

Press Release – I Love The Islands

The ‘I Love the Islands’ Benefit Concert NZ tour has raised $344,180.00* to aid Samoa after the recent Tsunami disaster. Some of New Zealand’s top musicians rallied together to create a historical tour with concerts in Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, … Read more »

Lane Walker Rudkin Amended Statement

Press Release – National Distribution Union

An media release from the NDU this morning may have unintentionally misled some readers. The closure referred to is of the Lane Walker Rudkin Christchurch manufacturing operation. All other LWR current operations including the Auckland design and textile business … Read more »

Waikato ensemble wins music scholarship contest

Press Release – University of Waikato

Waikato University’s chamber ensemble Leonari Trio won the prestigious Pettman/Royal Over-Seas League Music Scholarship contest held recently. (SUBS NOV 21-23) Read more »

Music graduates win annual Aotea Star Award

Press Release – University of Auckland

Two graduates of The University of Auckland’s School of Music have both been awarded the annual AOTEA STAR AWARD. Read more »

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