Archive for September, 2010

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks follow Aussie market lower

Article – Businesswire

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stocks fell for a third consecutive session, following the Australian market lower as speculation that the Australian dollar may reach parity with the greenback, creating issues for local exporters. Fletcher Building … Read more »

Critic Magazine Wins Student Media Awards

Press Release – Critic

Critic cleaned up at the ASPA Awards last weekend in Auckland, taking home a swag of awards including Best Student Publication in New Zealand. Read more »

Giant Maori carvings welcome visitors to Eden Park

Press Release – Eden Park

The countdown to the official opening of Eden Park on October 10 begins today when four giant Maori carvings, which will provide a towering Maori cultural welcome to visitors and sports fans to the new stadium, begin their journey to Auckland from … Read more »

Lion Nathan buys back Auckland redevelopment site

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Brewing company Lion Nathan Pty has bought back the site of its former Newmarket, Auckland, brewery after the AMP Capital Investors investment fund that took full control failed to secure capital funding for redevelopment. Read more »

SHOCK THE WORLD to hit Auckland

Press Release – Beat Communications

After making its way around the globe, Casio is excited to announce the G-Shock SHOCK THE WORLD tour is touching down in New Zealand. On October 21st the worlds of media, technology, fashion and music will descend on Auckland in a celebration of the iconic … Read more »

National motorcycling team roars into Queenstown

Press Release – Southern PR

Blazing a trail to Mexico for the ‘Olympics of motorcycling’ is New Zealand’s Wellard Yamaha Endurance Motorcycling team – but first they’re set to unveil their 2010 jersey at the team’s official launch, (October 1) hosted at Queenstown Motorcycles … Read more »

Bay of Plenty Principal to Lead Education Union

Press Release – NZEI

Bay of Plenty principal Ian Leckie will lead the education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa, after being elected President at its Annual Meeting in Rotorua. Read more »

Roller-coaster year for Auckland singer-songwriter

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

12 months ago she received a NZ Mental Health Media Grant to support the production of her debut album. Read more »

RNZI Airs New Radio Heritage Documentary

Press Release – Radio Heritage Foundation

Join us from Monday, October 18 2010 as we bring you the voices of New Zealand school children who now run their own two FM radio stations in our new radio heritage documentary broadcast on the Mailbox program from Radio New Zealand International. Read more »

MasterChef Judge wants a Taste of Auckland

Press Release – Taste of Auckland

Matt Moran, the award winning restaurateur and Australian MasterChef judge will add a new flavour to the stellar line-up of chefs and restaurants tempting taste buds at this year’s Taste of Auckland festival, 18 – 21 November 2010. Read more »

Call for social security not welfare

Press Release – Welfare Justice

Residents of Hamilton and Rotorua turned out to express their concerns about welfare changes at public meetings this week. The meetings conclude a month long series of public meetings from Whangarei to Invercargill held by Welfare Justice – the Alternative … Read more »

Māori scholars to learn from Native Americans

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Two leading Māori scholars have been selected for Fulbright exchanges to the United States of America in 2011, where they will enrich their existing research by learning from Native American peoples about their experiences in that country. Read more »

World Premieres And Sensational Soloists

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia

Four world premieres of New Zealand works, debuts from sensational international soloists, a contemporary collaboration with three Kiwi music legends and performances of some of the best-loved classical music in the world feature in the Auckland Philharmonia … Read more »

Cruise terminal vital to tourism economy

Press Release – Auckland Regional Council

A new study on New Zealand’s cruise industry supports the need for a world-class, international cruise ship terminal on Auckland’s waterfront. Read more »

10,000 signatures for Tax Justice petition

Press Release – Tax Justice Campaign

“We’ve set ourselves the ambitious target of 10,000 signatures in two days,” says Vaughan Gunson, Tax Justice campaign coordinator. “It’s ambitious, but we’re going to give it a shot.” Read more »

Waiheke Island Walking Festival 2010

Press Release – Waiheke Walking Festival

This nine day walking festival is an on-island initiative aiming to promote awareness of Waiheke as a quality walking destination on Auckland’s doorstep. It will show off the real Waiheke and encourage visitors to ‘spread the word’ and return regularly. Read more »

EIT Partners With Local Online Smart Thinkers

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Hawke’s Bay tertiary education provider EIT has selected Havelock North-based firm Mogul to redevelop the EIT website. As well as providing an extensive resource for information on EIT’s courses and programmes, the new site will foster a sense of … Read more »

ALRANZ Dismayed At Recommendation

Press Release – ALRANZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) is deeply dismayed at the recent recommendation of the Education and Science Select Committee to adopt the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill. Read more »

Environment Court Decision on Orewa Released

Press Release – Rodney District Council

Mayor Penny Webster says that a decision by the Environment Court to alter a Proposed Plan Change by Rodney District Council could lead to uncontrolled high rise development in the Orewa town centre and create uncertainty for local residents about how the … Read more »

Roskill Community Voice Supporting Residents Again

Press Release – Roskill Community Voice

“We stand firmly behind the ‘Mt Roskill Against More Liquor’ group to oppose the establishment of the new bottle store on May Rd, and the further spread of off-license liquor outlets in Mt Roskill”, says Roskill Community Voice spokesperson Michael … Read more »

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