Archive for March, 2010

Dimmer Announce New Zealand and American Dates

Press Release – CRS Management

Shayne Carter’s Dimmer make their first foray to New York City in May, playing shows including a just-announced Chris Knox benefit gig. Read more »

Tattoo Bijou Jewellery From The Tattooed Heart

Press Release – The Tattooed Heart

Suffering from ennui caused by mass produced, ‘high fashion’ jewellery, the inimitable multimedia artists at The Tattooed Heart have designed Tattoo Bijou Jewellery – an ode to decadent and very personal adornment. Read more »

Romantic Comedy begins production in Auckland

Press Release – Icon Entertainment International

Icon Entertainment International is proud to announce the romantic comedy “Love Birds” began principal photography on Sunday March 28, 2010 on location in Auckland, New Zealand. Read more »

Lumley General Insurance Refreshes Infrastructure

Press Release – Unisys

Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) today announced that its New Zealand subsidiary has been awarded a three-year renewal by Lumley General Insurance in New Zealand to implement a technology refresh of the IT infrastructure supporting the company’s current … Read more »

Biosecurity busting bugs slip in through shipping

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union of New Zealand says it warned for years that opening New Zealand coastal and trans-Tasman shipping to international carriers would create biosecurity risks from exotic pests. Read more »

Leaky Homes And An Architect’s Musing’s

Press Release – Hugh Pavletich

The Christchurch New Zealand based architect Peter Beaven (now nearing a surprisingly sprightly 85 years), is a South Island identity, who over many decades has been a regular commentator on urban issues and an enthusiastic promoter of inner city living. … Read more »

‘MTV’s Guide To New Zealand’

Press Release – MTV NZ

Multi-platform campaign showcases New Zealand through the eyes of Kiwi music artists. MTV and Tourism New Zealand are working together to create an on-air and online initiative aimed specifically at 16-24 year old Australians. Read more »

2010 Adidas Auckland Marathon Entries Set To Open

Press Release – Adidas Auckland Marathon

Entries for this year’s adidas Auckland Marathon will open on Wednesday 7th April. Managing Director, Stephen Brown, said, “We expect the strong interest from previous years to continue. The half marathon and full marathon have sold out for the last … Read more »

Saint Clair Sways to Sorbet

Press Release – Saint Clair Estate Wines

Award winning Marlborough winery Saint Clair Family Estate has truly embraced the summer with the creation of a Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc Sorbet. Read more »

Gilmour and Mason win Rally NZ wildcards

Press Release – Rally New Zealand

Two of New Zealand’s best rally drivers, Emma Gilmour and Richard Mason, have been selected by Rally New Zealand to receive special wildcard entries for the FIA Production World Rally Championship class of Rally New Zealand taking place from 6 to 9 May … Read more »

Prepare for world price on carbon

Press Release – NZ Business Council for Sustainable Developement

New Zealand businesses need to be preparing for world where there is a price on carbon in the major emitting economies. Read more »

Gordon Campbell: Iraq election, Andrew Williams

Column – Gordon Campbell

So Iyad Allawi’s secular Sunni coalition has won the most seats in the Iraqi elections. While the mainstream media from the New York Times to the Dominion-Post has been calling this a stunning upset, the outcome was quite predictable. My Scoop column … Read more »

Hunt for fruit instead of Easter eggs at Zoo

Press Release – Auckland City Council

The Just Juice Great Fruit Hunt is on at Auckland Zoo these April school holidays from Friday, 2 April to Sunday, 18 April. Read more »

Dialogues With Tomorrow

Press Release – Downstage Theatre

Downstage in association with Now Future are excited to launch DIALOGUES WITH TOMORROW, a new lecture series that places artists in conversation with scientists, business people and thinkers on themes related to climate change. Read more »

Parents struggling with children’s bedtime or agg

Press Release – University of Auckland

Researchers are looking for parents who would like support dealing with their young children’s fighting and aggression, or difficulties with bedtime. Read more »

Cathay Pacific to Introduce NZ-Moscow service

Press Release – Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it will start operating to Moscow on July 13 with three flights a week departing Hong Kong every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, subject to government approval. The airline announced its plan to fly to the Russian … Read more »

More awareness will reduce child driveway deaths

Press Release – University of Waikato

While child driveway runovers have declined in Auckland, there’s been no reduction in the number of children run over in driveway accidents in the Waikato – mainly because of a lack of public awareness and education. Read more »

Singapore Airlines to Introduce New Cabin Products

Press Release – Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines will be introducing new cabin products on its Boeing 777-200 aircraft which operate the Singapore-Auckland route (SQ281 and SQ282) and the Singapore-Christchurch route (SQ297 and SQ298). The retrofitted aircraft commence service between Singapore-Auckland … Read more »

High Court Sets Date for Zespri case

Press Release – Turners And Growers

Turners & Growers has today received a fixture notice from the High Court in Auckland setting the hearing of Turners & Growers case against Zespri for 1 November 2010, for five weeks. Read more »

Braveheart Trust Launches Inaugural Art Exhibition

Press Release – Sherson Willis

A major exhibition of quality, affordable and collectible New Zealand art will be held in Auckland by the Braveheart Youth Trust in late May to support young people who are at risk of entering our courts or prisons. Read more »

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