Archive for June, 2011

New to Auckland and confused?

Press Release – Migrant Expo

Adjusting to a new town, let alone a new country can often be a stressful experience for the casual traveler. Read more »

Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter mission reports June 29

Press Release – Auckland Westpac Helicopter Rescue

29 June 11 2.15 pm HKZ Great Barrier Island Searched out toward Tryphena for a possible missing boat after a series of “maydays” were heard. Read more »

APO Gets Inspired by Bach

Press Release – Auckland Philharmonia

The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra reveals the scope and influence of Bach’s genius in three concerts this July. Read more »

Why, and how, should crime be punished? And then what?

Press Release – Triangle Television

Kim Workman is this week’s guest In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Triangle/Stratos Television. He is dedicated to “rethinking crime and punishment”. With New Zealand’s high rate of imprisonment — second only to the US in the Western world … Read more »

Officers’ and civilians awe inspiring bravery

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Peter Marshall said the police and public recipients of New Zealand’s highest bravery honours are true heroes for their selfless courage in saving or attempting to save the lives of others. Read more »

Parents urged to get children immunised against measles

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

As the measles outbreak continues in Hawke’s Bay, schools and early childhood centres, that have a measles case reported, will be asked by Public Health to exclude any child not immunised or who can’t produce an up-to-date immunisation certificate … Read more »

Celebrated Kiwi film comes home

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce that ‘The Colonel’s Outing’ is to have its New Zealand premiere at the Rialto Cinemas in Newmarket, Auckland next month as part of the Film Talk series. Read more »

5AA Aust: Selwyn Manning & Peter Godfrey NZ Issues Bulletin

Article – Scoop Audio

Scoop’s Selwyn Manning and 5AA Adelaide’s Peter Godfrey discuss how Kiwis will vote in a referendum in November to indicate whether they are satisfied with New Zealand’s MMP electoral system. Also, PM John Key puts on the Cricket pads in India and signs … Read more »

Batucada Sound Machine – Third European Tour

Press Release – Batucada Sound Machine

BATUCADA SOUND MACHINE, New Zealand’s greatest exponents of Afro Beats, Brazilian rhythms and Pacific Soul, are Europe-bound for the third time – a gruelling six-week tour with over two dozen performances in eight countries. Batucada Sound Machine’s … Read more »

Charities benefit from CRC Speedshow fans

Press Release – The Expo Group

Auckland Starship Children’s Hospital and an 11-year-old suffering from muscular dystrophy will benefit from funds raised during a charity drive and a charity ride to this year’s CRC Speedshow. Read more »

Upper Hutt’s tree protection rules supported

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

The future of tree protection in the Residential Conservation and Residential Hill areas of Upper Hutt looks more certain following an Environment Court judgment. Read more »

New District Court Judge appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Auckland lawyer Claire Marie Ryan has been appointed a District Court Judge, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. Read more »

School Boards to deliver No to National Standards

Press Release – Boards Taking Action

Groups of boards from primary schools around New Zealand will defy the Government’s National Standards policy and hand-deliver their school charters without National Standards targets to Ministry of Education regional offices on Friday July 1 at 10am. Read more »

Search begins for new stars for Christmas extravaganza

Press Release – Coca Cola Christmas In The Park

Do you have the talent, the ambition and the star quality to be part of one of New Zealand’s biggest Christmas musical spectaculars? Read more »

Northern Gateway Toll Road six-monthly operating report

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Detailed information on the operations of the Northern Gateway Toll Road for the period from 1 July 2010 to 31 December 2010 has been published today by the NZ Transport Agency. Read more »

Open Polytechnic welcomes new Council members

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic Council has appointed two new community representatives to Council. Read more »

Kylie faces up for final in national beauty awards

Press Release – UCOL

UCOL Beauty Therapy Lecturer Kylie Love faces up to her competition at the New Zealand Beauty Awards in Auckland this weekend. Read more »

Arrest made for assault in Karangahape Rd.

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Police have today, the 29th June 2011, charged a man with Assault in relation to the serious head injuries suffered by 40-year-old Trevor KAUKAU. Read more »

Mammoth Competition Finally Comes Down to One Night

Press Release – V48HOURS

This saturday night all the blood, sweat, joy, cursing, hysteria and tears has finally paid off for all the films nominated in the Grand Final Read more »

Measles outbreak escalates in Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The news of a freshly imported case of measles brings the total number of confirmed cases in Auckland’s largest outbreak this year to 39. Read more »

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