Archive for April, 2010

Award Winning Theatre Makes the Trip to Auckland

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

One of 2009’s most renowned pieces of New Zealand theatre, critically celebrated for its premiere in a bedroom and subsequent professional seasons in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin, Eli Kent’s The Intricate Art of Actually Caring plays … Read more »

CEO gets $3million, workers get nothing

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite, the union that represents over a hundred workers in JB HiFi, will be holding a protest outside the Australian owned company’s flagship stores in Queen Street, Auckland, tomorrow at 1pm and wellington at 12 noon. The pickets are part of a Global … Read more »

Kiwi digital design agency Salted Herring picks up

Press Release – Salted Herring

Creative digital agency Salted Herring picked up two international web awards this week, competing and winning on the world stage in a competitive market dominated by large players. The quirky, engaging, and direct website the Wellington-based agency … Read more »

David McPhail, Dame Kate Harcourt: Auntie & Me

Press Release – Skip Ink

Dame Kate Harcourt and David McPhail star in this deliciously dark comedy. When an embittered, self-involved bachelor arrives to care for the dying aunt he hasn’t seen since childhood, his brief visit stretches to interminable lengths. As her health … Read more »

Barry & Stuart – Powered by Demons: Show Cancelled

Press Release – Comedy Festival

Unfortunately due to illness Scottish comedy duo Barry & Stuart have regretfully had to cancel their Auckland show in the 2010 NZ International Comedy Festival. Read more »

New Zealand: Gain-but not without pain

Press Release – Regus Group

Twice-yearly global survey confirms downturn, with full pace of recovery only under way at end of year Read more »

DHL supports kiwi designers’ debut

Press Release – Professional Public Relations NZ Ltd

Auckland, 30 April, 2010 – New Zealand fashion designers Stolen Girlfriends Club (SGC) will kick off their first show at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week (RAFW) on Monday evening to an eager crowd of international fashion media and buyers, as … Read more »

Tautai Pacific Arts Diary

Press Release – Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust

1 – 29 May: Manukau Pacific Arts Summit . For details of the various events see www.manukau.govt.nz/pacificartssummit Read more »

Bright Stars Dance During Matariki

Press Release – Atamira Dance Collective

For Immediate Release Bright Stars Dance During Matariki Atamira Dance Company presents WHETU The Matariki Short Works Tour 2010 Renowned Maori dance collective Atamira return after the intrigue and success of Hou with a second exciting showcase of familiar, … Read more »

Big Guns Heading To Te Puke

Press Release – Fast Company

The big guns of the New Zealand KartSport world will be competing at Te Puke’s Fagan’s Valley Raceway this weekend at a jointly promoted national series meeting hosted by the Bay of Plenty Kart Club. Read more »

MTV Iggy Hail Bang Bang Eche

Press Release – MTV NZ

MTV Iggy Hail Bang Bang Eche As One Of The Top 25 Bands In The World Read more »

Police seek help in identifying elderly man

Press Release – New Zealand Police

North Shore Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying an elderly Asian male located in the environs of New World shopping centre, Lake Road, Hauraki Corner, Takapuna at 1330hrs today. Read more »

40 Hours of Fitness for 40 Hour Famine

Press Release – World Vision New Zealand

Auckland. In May (21-23), five young motorsport racers will trade the racetrack for the treadmill in a 40 hour trainathon to help children in need in the developing world. Read more »

Cisco Doubles Prize in Annual Technology Makeover

Press Release – Cisco Systems

Cisco New Zealand today launched its third annual Communications Makeover competition. The popular promotion will again offer New Zealand businesses the chance to transform the way they operate through the use of smart and targeted collaboration technologies. Read more »

Company executive fined for Fair Trading breach

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The former managing director of a timber company that has gone into liquidation has pleaded guilty to 36 charges of breaching the Fair Trading Act in relation to misleading timber retailers and consumers about the characteristics of timber frames and roof … Read more »

Mortgagee auction sells entire portfolio

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

A portfolio of former State houses in a small Waikato town have all been sold in a mortgagee auction to investors from across the region. Read more »

Financial Advisers Act “huge news,” say bankers

Article – Businesswire

April 29 (BusinessWire – The New Zealand Bankers Association is breathing huge sighs of relief that Commerce Minister Simon Power has heard industry complaints about the wide scope of the bill and the difficulty that the original deadlines presented … Read more »

Snow Ball Blind Time – An enduring companion

Press Release – Govett Brewster Gallery

The Govett-Brewster is proud to announce the release of the highly anticipated publication Peter Robinson: Snow Ball Blind Time , a beautiful and enduring companion to the landmark exhibition of the same name, commissioned by and presented at the Gallery … Read more »

Women of the World Unite!

Press Release – NZ International Comedy Festival

The term “Diva” gets tossed around like a bad word; Mariah Carey? Diva. Whitney Houston? Diva. Miley Cyrus? Time will tell on that one. Read more »

New $9.7 million Auckland school set to open

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Plans for a new $9.7 million school at Papakura in Auckland are making great progress following the appointment of an establishment Board of Trustees, says Education Minister Anne Tolley. Read more »

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