Archive for May, 2010

Serious Crash In Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services have dealt with a serious crash at Kamo Road just south of Bedlington Road, Whau Valley, Whangarei. The crash happened at about 5.30pm when a south bound car struck a 10 year old boy who was crossing the road. Read more »

Southern Lakes Host Tourism Industry’s Big Event

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

For the first time ever, New Zealand’s premier visitor region will next year take centre stage at the tourism industry’s most important annual event, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) announced today. Read more »

Homegrown 2010

Press Release – Homegrown 2010

MIC Toi Rerehiko, in association with the NZ Film Festival Trust, is proud to present Homegrown 2010 as part of this year’s NZ International Film Festival. Now in its fifteenth year, Homegrown is Aotearoa’s premier showcase of local short films. Read more »

Harcourts New Zealand’s top auctioneers announced

Press Release – Harcourts

28 May 2010 – Harcourts New Zealand’s Auctioneer of the Year award has been won by North Shore-based branch manager and auctioneer Robert Tulp, while the title of Most Promising Auctioneer of the Year in New Zealand’s largest group has gone to … Read more »

Kai to Pie – Auckland on a Plate opens

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Auckland’s extraordinary wealth of people and cultures, its fertile abundance of land, sun and sea will be unveiled, all through the lens of food, in a new exhibition called Kai to Pie: Auckland on a Plate. The exhibition opens Saturday, 12 June at … Read more »

Te Irirangi drive – Aggravated Robbery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At about 9.20am this morning, the Westpac bank situated on Te Irirangi drive at Botany Junction was robbed by two men armed with what appears to be pump-action shotguns. Read more »

Allied lifts Hanover impairments to $51.5mln

Article – Businesswire

by Paul McBeth May 28 (BusinessWire) – Allied Farmers Ltd., the Taranaki-based finance company that bought Hanover Finance’s loan books in a debt-for-equity swap last year, has lifted its expected impairment charge to $51.5 million, and still … Read more »

Auckland Airport launches online parking

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Book your guaranteed airport park online and look for the best prices on offer Booking your parking at Auckland Airport is now much easier with a new online system that provides airport customers with great choice and even greater deals. Auckland Airport … Read more »

Maori TV Highlights June 20 – June 26

Press Release – Maori TV

KAITANGATA TWITCH – Sunday June 20 at 7.00 PM; 1 NITE (SUNDAY FEATURE) – Sunday June 20 at 8.30 PM; TOKU REO (LANGUAGE LEARNING) – Monday June 21 at 7.00 PM< ; MANLY NIGHT FOOTBALL – Monday June 21 at 9.30 PM Read more »

New buses to hit the road for Metrolink

Press Release – NZBus

Eleven brand new buses will hit Metrolink’s Mt Eden Road service over the coming weeks. The new Scania buses, built by Tauranga-based bus manufacturer Kiwi Bus Builders, have a range of new features designed to increase the overall comfort for passengers. Read more »

World Premiere of a New Rocky Horror Film

Press Release – Reel Queer Film Festival

Time is fleeting…Before madness takes its toll, get along to the World Premiere of An Evening With Richard O’Brien this Sunday, 30th May. Read more »

Declining numbers threaten a 60 year tradition

Press Release – US Embassy Wellington

Declining membership numbers threaten the continued existence of the United States Military Veterans Club in Auckland, and the club’s president fears that will mean a 60 year tradition of honouring U.S. Memorial Day will eventually die out, too. Read more »

Memorial Day Commemorated in NZ

Press Release – US Embassy Wellington

The small group of American military veterans who have made their home in New Zealand will come together on Sunday May 30 to commemorate their fallen comrades in a wreath-laying ceremony at Auckland War Memorial Museum. The service – which marks the 62nd annual … Read more »

Samoan celebrities for Samoan Language Week

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Rugby league heroes, MPs from both sides of the house and TV stars are speaking up to support Samoan Language Week (30 May to 5 June). Read more »

Innovative board game teaches business skills

Press Release – Enterprise North Shore

Everyone can be a millionaire while still learning business skills thanks to an innovative business board game designed by entrepreneurial North Shore students. Read more »

Fairfax metro papers attract readers

Press Release – Fairfax

Local content and style improvements a hit with readers of Fairfax Media’s metropolitan newspapers Results in the latest Nielsen National Readership Survey show readers of Fairfax Media’s metropolitan mastheads – The Dominion Post, The Press and … Read more »

Daily Offer shopping site opens for business

Press Release – Daily Offer

Daily Offer ( ), a shopping site that combines the consumer appeal of time-limited deals with the power of social media marketing, has just launched in New Zealand. Read more »

Gecko Press gets the Creative Gold Award

Press Release – Gecko Press

Gecko Press gets the Creative Gold Award On 19 May, Gecko Press was awarded the 2010 Creative Gold Award at the annual Wellington Region Gold Awards for business. The Creative Gold category, awarded in association with The Wellington Company, aims … Read more »

Flying start to 2010 for APN Brands

Press Release – APN New Zealand

Strong readership gains in the first quarter highlight a positive start to 2010 for APN’s major publishing brands. The latest industry readership results from Nielsen Media Research are released today and cover the period for the 12 months ending March … Read more »

More international labels to hit the slopes

Press Release – Browns Ski Shop

International winter fashion labels are hitting the racks at one of New Zealand’s longest-established ski shops in preparation for the 2010 season. Read more »

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