Archive for June, 2011

The Outlook for Someday Calls for 2011 Entries

Press Release – TVNZ

New Zealand’s film challenge for young people ‘The Outlook for Someday’ has received international recognition from the United Nations as a project that helps to create a more sustainable future. Read more »

Fulbright Scholars Announced for Exchange to US

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand last night announced 22 New Zealand students who have been granted Fulbright scholarships to undertake postgraduate study or research in the United States of America in the next academic year. Read more »

Westpac Seeks Kiwi Fashion Stars Of Tomorrow

Press Release – Westpac

Westpac is searching for the next Zambesi or Huffer ahead of this year’s New Zealand Fashion Week. Read more »

There Once Was An Island: Te Henua E Nnoho

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

After over 50 international festivals and more than 10 international prizes including two Jury Grand Prix, two Best Documentary, a Qantas Award for editing and the prestigious Leipziger Ring award, There Once was an Island: The Henua e Nnoho by rising NZ director … Read more »

Sub Football Call For Teams For 14th Season

Press Release – SubFootball

A Kiwi conceived summer football game for mixed, men’s and women’s teams is about to kick off its 14th season in Auckland and launch in Hamilton before going nationwide. Read more »

Heritage Images Online Re-Launched

Press Release – Auckland Council

Improvements to the search and display capabilities of Auckland Libraries’ Heritage Images database will showcase many of the more than 100,000 images and maps that now make up the database. Read more »

Kiwi Young Producers Bring NZ Stories to BBC Knowledge

Press Release – BBC Worldwide

Real New Zealand experiences including the story of the daughter of a Nazi war criminal, one man’s struggle to reignite his sex life, and the quintessential tale of a Kiwi bach will air on BBC Knowledge this year following five successful submissions by … Read more »

Underprivileged families to get some respite

Press Release – Salvation Army

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) will begin fundraising tomorrow for a joint Salvation Army and IHG programme that provides holidays for families suffering dire material hardship. Read more »

Sleeping Beauty with a Twist

Press Release – Corelli School of Arts

New Zealand’s only academic arts school for school-aged children will this weekend stage its own version of SLEEPING BEAUTY. Read more »

Film and screen industry invited to attend forum

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Hosted by Film Auckland, the annual symposium of the Asia-Pacific Producers Network (APN) is being held in New Zealand for the first time from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 November 2011. Read more »

Fact Sheet: Queens Wharf – Construction

Press Release – New Zealand Government

What construction has been happening on Queens Wharf? Construction has focused on redevelopment works to strengthen and repair the wharf’s sub-structure, upgrading the wharf’s surface, installing new services, repairing Shed 10 and installing … Read more »

Fact Sheet: Queens Wharf – General

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Fact Sheet Queens Wharf – General Who owns Queens Wharf? The Government and Waterfront Auckland jointly own Queens Wharf. What hours will Queens Wharf be open? Queens Wharf will be open every day of RWC 2011. Opening hours for each day are still being finalised … Read more »

Fact Sheet The REAL New Zealand Festival

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Fact Sheet The REAL New Zealand Festival A festival of Rugby. A festival of the country. Read more »

Fact Sheet: Queens Wharf – Giant Rugby Ball Homecoming

Press Release – New Zealand Government

What is the Giant Rugby Ball? The Giant Rugby Ball is a unique venue that has gained huge international exposure for New Zealand as a visitor destination in the lead up to Rugby World Cup 2011. Since being unveiled in 2007, the Ball has appeared in … Read more »

Fact Sheet Queens Wharf – RWC 2011 Fanzone

Press Release – New Zealand Government

What is a Fanzone? Fanzones are officially part of RWC 2011. They have become an integral part of large global sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup and Olympic Games and are extremely popular with locals and visitors alike. The benefit of Fanzones, … Read more »

Queens Wharf comes alive for Rugby World Cup 2011

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Queens Wharf comes alive for Rugby World Cup 2011 The Government and Auckland city today announced further details of plans to deliver the nation’s premier Rugby World Cup 2011 Fanzone, festival and showcase experience on Queens Wharf in Auckland. Read more »

Manning & Pollard On The People & Push For Electoral Reform

Article – Scoop Audio

95bFM: Selwyn Manning and Will Pollard discuss details of the two campaigns to nab your referendum vote in November, the people, the purpose, and the persuasiveness of the two opposing campaign’s argument on whether MMP should stay or should it go. Read more »

Reduced speeds key to Auckland moving safely through Stage 2

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

30 June 2011 NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office Reduced speeds key to Auckland moving safely through Stage 2 Read more »

Appeal for witnesses to fatal Patumahoe crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 42 year-old woman from Henderson has died following a fatal crash in Patumahoe (near Pukekohe) shortly after midnight on Sunday 26 June. Read more »

Young Feminists’ Appalled at Act on Campus Comments

Press Release – Wellington Young Feminists

The Wellington Feminists’ Collective is calling for a full written apology from Cameron Browne, Vice President of ACT on Campus Auckland, after he told Tania Lim, Auckland University Students’ Association treasurer and Green Party member, to “get … Read more »

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