Archive for June, 2010

Sony named most trusted brand once again

Press Release – Sony New Zealand Limited

Sony has been voted the most trusted brand in electronics and computer categories and the third most trusted brand overall by the Readers Digest 2010 Trusted Brand Survey. Read more »

The Ever Changing Face Of Car Stereo Equipment

Press Release – SEO

The automobile as we know it was not invented in a single day by a single inventor. The history of the automobile reflects an evolution that took place worldwide. It is estimated that over 100,000 patents created the modern automobile. However, we … Read more »

Deadline Looming for Theatre Challenge

Press Release – Maori Playwrights Festival

Saturday night sees the start of the novel event – 24-Hour Deadline Theatre Challenge – at Hawkins Theatre-Papakura. Read more »

Matariki Celebrated at World on Your Plate

Press Release – Auckland Museum

This weekend discover the best of Maori cuisine: fun and incredibly healthy. Chef Charles Royal kicks off the event with a demonstration of the best of Maori cooking followed by food tastings. Charles has been on a mission to rediscover some of the … Read more »

Matariki Celebrated at World on Your Plate

Press Release – Auckland Museum

This weekend discover the best of Maori cuisine: fun and incredibly healthy. Chef Charles Royal kicks off the event with a demonstration of the best of Maori cooking followed by food tastings. Charles has been on a mission to rediscover some of the … Read more »

Reserve Bank SOI shows commitment to stability

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s Statement of Intent 2010-2013 reflects a commitment to maximise its contribution to sustainable economic growth by ensuring financial system stability and price stability, Governor Alan Bollard said today when releasing the SOI. Read more »

Reserve Bank SOI shows commitment to stability

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s Statement of Intent 2010-2013 reflects a commitment to maximise its contribution to sustainable economic growth by ensuring financial system stability and price stability, Governor Alan Bollard said today when releasing the SOI. Read more »

Police seek Hamilton homicide victim’s car

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the weekend murder of a man in a central Hamilton street believe tracing the movement of the victim’s car is a crucial part in their inquiry. Read more »

Allied accuses Hanover of breach, plans lawsuit

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Allied Farmers Ltd., which took on the Hanover and United loan books in a debt-for-equity swap last year, has accused Hanover Finance of breaching their agreement and will take legal action against the failed finance vehicle of … Read more »

Allied accuses Hanover of breach, plans lawsuit

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Allied Farmers Ltd., which took on the Hanover and United loan books in a debt-for-equity swap last year, has accused Hanover Finance of breaching their agreement and will take legal action against the failed finance vehicle of … Read more »

CMJ Announces New Reporters In Australia And NZ

Press Release – CMJ Network

For over 30 years CMJ has been the go-to place for US and Canadian college and community stations to promote themselves on a national and international scale. Now we at CMJ are very excited to welcome new reporters from across the globe. Read more »

Māori Gestures

Press Release – University of Canterbury

In an impassioned speech regarding spending on his council credit card Manakau mayor Len Brown made a number of dramatic gestures, including face, chest and nose slapping. Brown’s spokesman, David Lewis, suggested that such gestures were a sign of the … Read more »

Infratil’s Snapper may get surge in sales

Article – Businesswire

June 30 (BusinessWire) – Infratil Ltd., owner of the transport smart card Snapper, is predicting an increase in card sales because of an anomaly in the way Greater Wellington Regional Council is imposing fare increases. Read more »

Builders Confirm Volatile New Housing Demand

Press Release – Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) says that the figures released today by Statistics New Zealand confirm that the recovery being experienced in the new housing sector continues to be very fragile. Figures show the number of new housing … Read more »

The Fallen by Ben Sanders

Press Release – HarperCollins

Twenty-year-old Ben Sanders’ fascination with crime fiction has paid off. He has just signed a two-book contract with HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand. Read more »

Kiwis Get Into Wildfood Spirit

Press Release – Monteith’s Beer And Wild Food Challenge

Foodies from around the country are going wild as they create a wild food dish to enter the first ever Monteiths Wild Recipe Competition. For the last three weeks, the boutique brewery has invited those aged over 18 to „show their wild side … Read more »

ETS costs add winter of discontent for consumers

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

Petrol and electricity price hikes from Thursday, when the Government’s emissions trading scheme takes effect, will mean less money in consumers’ pockets and will be hard on the country’s retailers, says one business advocate. ” Read more »

Matariki Celebrated at World on Your Plate

Press Release – Auckland Museum

This weekend discover the best of Maori cuisine: fun and incredibly healthy. Chef Charles Royal kicks off the event with a demonstration of the best of Maori cooking followed by food tastings. Charles has been on a mission to rediscover some of the … Read more »

RMBF aligns conference with industry event

Press Release – Registered Master Builders Federation

Two of the biggest brands in New Zealand building, the biennial BuildNZ Trade Exhibition and the Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) have joined forces to create the ultimate event for all those associated with the building, design and interiors … Read more »

Boobops Receives Funds From Award Winner

Press Release – TrustPower

Boobops has received a $250 donation from the winner of the TrustPower Youth Community Spirit Award. Read more »

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