Archive for May, 2010

Auckland Photographer Helping Haiti Orphanage

Press Release – www.alronberg.com

photographer Al Ronberg is giving his time to help an orphanage in quake ravaged Haiti. Al has been receiving updates on what’s happening in Haiti and has been so moved by what he’s hearing that he has put an auction on TradeMe for a photoshoot Read more »

Drugs, cash and speed don’t mix

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Six kgs of cannabis, half a million dollars in cash and a stun gun, WOW that’s a find. Read more »

New Zealand Cycling Icon Honoured

Press Release – Bike NZ

Cycling is a sport based on passion and commitment and yesterday’s recognition of Bert McConnell as a BikeNZ Road & Track life member celebrated both of these attributes. Read more »

Be gone accursed junk-mail

Press Release – Specials This Week

Householders grow increasingly irritated by the weekly avalanche of junk mail that is put in letterboxes, and is often blown all over the garden and the street by the wind, according to the partners behind a new Web-based venture. Read more »

Copyright Watchdog Appoints New Chief

Press Release – Copyright Licensing Ltd

New Zealand’s print copyright protection agency, Copyright Licensing Ltd (CLL) announces Paula Browning as its new Chief Executive Officer. Paula will take up the position on 14 June 2010. Read more »

Accountants Launch New Coaching Program

Press Release – RES Group

North Shore Start-Ups and Micro Businesses Set To Receive Massive Boost, As Accountants Launch New Coaching Program Read more »

Missing 15 Year Old And Five Week Old Baby

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police is concerned about the whereabouts of a 15 year old female and her five week old baby who have been missing from Pukekohe since 26 May 2010. Read more »

Twentyone Live N Free Presents Nathan Haines

Press Release – Sky City

SKYCITY’s hottest bar, twentyone , is presenting Nathan Haines THIS Thursday night (3 June). Entry to the gig is free with entertainment starting at 7pm. Read more »

Life Imitates Art

Press Release – St James Theatre

In the mid 80’, while Shirley Valentine was running off to Greece to escape the drudgery of suburban English life, Nancy Schroder was running off to New Zealand. Read more »

Auckland Airport acknowledges determinations

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

Auckland International Airport Limited (Auckland Airport) has acknowledged today’s release of the Commerce Commission’s draft determinations on input methodologies and information disclosure requirements, which will eventually form part of a new … Read more »

Tech companies growing but could be achieving more

Press Release – Concentrate

Annual PricewaterhouseCoopers and Concentrate study shows tech companies growing but could be achieving much more. Read more »

Life Imitates Art!!

Press Release – Alder Productions

In the mid 80’, while Shirley Valentine was running off to Greece to escape the drudgery of suburban English life, Nancy Schroder was running off to New Zealand. Read more »

Don McKinnon a very safe pair of hands for Museum

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

The Newmarket Business Association is delighted one of its largest members, the Auckland War Memorial Museum, has appointed Sir Don McKinnon to be its interim director. Read more »

Fashion Graduate Fulfils Her Dream

Press Release – NorthTec

NorthTec Diploma in Textile Fashion graduate Patricia Simeon (Ngati Hine) has realised a long-held dream of opening her own shop in her hometown of Moerewa. After finishing her two-year diploma and leaving her 5-day a week commute from Moerewa to Whangarei … Read more »

Warriors Help Auckland Kids Improve Literac y

Press Release – Vodafone Warriors

“Kevin Locke attacks the other team like he is a champion of wrestling. Steve Price is as tough as elephant skin, yet moves as slippery as a gecko. Brent Tate is like a train with no brakes – accelerating, huffing but never puffing.” Read more »

Second annual Kumeu Art in the Garden festival

Press Release – Kumeu Arts Centre

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the second annual Kumeu Art in the Garden festival which will include a leading singer and some celebrities later this year. Read more »

Museum appoints Sir Don McKinnon

Press Release – Auckland Museum

The Auckland Museum Trust Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Don McKinnon as its Interim Director. Trust board chairman Dr William Randall said as someone experienced on both the national and international stage, Sir Don was a strong … Read more »

Shane Cotton To And Fro

Press Release – Rossi and Rossi

Rossi & Rossi are proud to announce Shane Cotton, To and Fro. On view will be a series of new paintings and works on paper in what will be the artist’s first solo exhibition outside Australasia. Cotton is among the most accomplished Maori artists working … Read more »

Woodhill Enduro Draws Fastest And Finest Drivers

Press Release – Veritas Communications Ltd

Legendary offroad race attracts fastest teams in the sport 30th anniversary of New Zealand’s toughest enduro 2010 Championship points at stake   The fastest drivers in the punishing sport of offroad racing are about to converge on the bumpy sand … Read more »

S3 Pacific Music Award Winners Announced

Press Release – Pacific Music Awards

Pacific music celebrates another bumper year with South Auckland’s Three Houses Down taking home two top awards at the S3 (pron: ess-cubed) Pacific Music Awards 2010 announced tonight (May 29) in Manukau City. Read more »

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