Archive for November, 2010

The Sound Of Sunshine Is Coming

Press Release – MG Promotions

California born poet, musician and composer, Michael Franti is returning to Australia with Michael Franti & Spearhead in April 2011 for their headline tour as well as East & West Coast Blues and Roots Festivals. Read more »

Tourists must be treated like special guests

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Two incidents involving tourists over the weekend highlight the fact that New Zealand tourism still has some way to go to fully live up to its core value of manaakitanga (hospitality), says Labour’s Tourism spokesperson Kelvin Davis. Read more »

Unitec receives award for humane use of animals

Press Release – UNITEC

The teaching team in the Department of Natural Sciences at Auckland’s Unitec has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC) Three Rs award. Read more »

Ominous early signs for ratepayers

Press Release – No More Rates

Reports over recent days clearly indicate that the daily operating costs of the proposed extended rail system through a new underground loop will need to be heavily subsidised by Auckland ratepayers. The Minister of Transport has pointed to the existing operating … Read more »

STOP, CHECK, GO.and have fun on our treasured islands

Press Release – Jackie Sanders Presents

A series of island based concerts is set to raise awareness around our marine reserves and sanctuaries this summer. Urupukapuka Island in the Bay of Islands and Motutapu in the Hauraki Gulf will host a total of seven ‘concerts for conservation’. Read more »

Five new AIDS Foundation life members congratulated

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s Health spokesperson Ruth Dyson has congratulated the five new life members of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, who were presented with their awards at Government House in Auckland yesterday, and acknowledged the work of the foundation’s outgoing … Read more »

Turley takes his second Suzuki round win

Press Release – Suzuki New Zealand

Media release: Suzuki Swift Sport Cup Round two, race two and three: 2010/2011 Suzuki Swift Sport Cup – The Altherm 500 – Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park 26-28 November 2010. Turley takes his second Suzuki round win Read more »

Gaunt Consolidates Porsche Series Lead

Press Release – Porsche GT3

NEW ZEALAND PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP – Media * 2010/11 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship Rnd 2 Altherm 500 meeting Powerbuilt Tools Raceway at Ruapuna Park Christchurch Fri-Sun November 26-28 2010 28-11-10 EVENT REPORT … Read more »

Lobb Takes Another

Press Release – NZV8 Ute Racing

Whangarei driver Caine Lobb ‘The Ginja Ninja’ continued on his winning way as Round 2 of the ENZED V8 Ute Challenge was fought out at Powerbuilt Tools Raceway in Christchurch this weekend. Lobb took his Mark Cromie Holden to a win, a second … Read more »

Record crowds turn out for the 77th Farmers Santa Parade

Press Release – Farmers Department Stores

Santa Claus came to town today and his sleigh ride through the streets of Auckland city was simply the highlight of another amazing Farmers Santa Parade . Read more »

McVean And Daffodiil Easy Winners

Press Release – North Island Showjumping Championships

Showjumpers Katie McVean and Dunstan Daffodil have again left the field in their wake with a convincing win in the North Island super league grand prix at Foxton today (Sunday). Read more »

Brunton Shows Her Class With Race Record

Press Release – Triathlon New Zealand

28th November 2010 For immediate release from Triathlon New Zealand, for further information visit www.triathlon.org.nz Read more »

Approach to Abuse Puts Parenting on Trial

Press Release – Family First Lobby.

Family First says that parenting is being put on trial and good parents are becoming paranoid about seeking help. “A Families Commission study in Masterton found that some parents avoided seeking help for genuine injuries or assistance for parenting … Read more »

Secretive CCO Board Appointments Not On

Press Release – Jami-Lee Ross

Media Release 28 November 2010 Jami-Lee Ross Auckland Councillor Secretive CCO Board Appointments Not On An Auckland Councillor is hitting out at plans to appoint directors of Auckland Council Controlled Organisations in secret later this week. On Thursday … Read more »

Emirates Team New Zealand takes the final

Press Release – Emirates Team New Zealand

Emirates Team New Zealand has taken the final of the Louis Vuitton Trophy Dubai with a 2-nil won over America’s Cup holders BMWOracle. Read more »

House of the Year Award Winners

Press Release – Master Builders House of the Year

11.00pm Saturday 27 November WINNERS IN PREMIER NATIONAL BUILDING COMPETITION REVEALED An exquisite Remuera home, a beautiful home renovation in Wellington and the Deloitte Centre in Auckland have taken out the Supreme Awards in the Registered Master Builders … Read more »

Luck In Short Supply For Pither

Press Release – Cairns Motorsport

MEDIA RELEASE 27 NOVEMBER 2010 Luck In Short Supply For Pither Luck is a commodity in short supply for Queensland based kiwi Chris Pither at the moment. The defending ENZED V8 Ute Challenge Champion had a great run last season but his title defence … Read more »

Maurer North Island Young Rider Champion

Press Release – North Island Showjumping Championships

Danielle Maurer cemented her dominance in young rider circles today (Saturday) taking out the North Island young rider championship at Foxtonj. Read more »

2010/11 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup

Press Release – Porsche New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND PORSCHE GT3 CUP CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP – Media information For immediate release * 2010/11 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge championship Rnd 2 Altherm 500 meeting Powerbuilt Tools Raceway at Ruapuna Park Christchurch Fri-Sun November … Read more »

Round two: 2010/2011 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup

Press Release – Triple X Motorsport

Round two: 2010/2011 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge – The Altherm 500 – Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park 26-28 November 2010. Read more »

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