Archive for August, 2012

Mangere student wins $10,000 Song Quest – “he has the potential to be a superstar”

Amitai Pati Wins the 2012 Lexus Song Quest
Tenor Amitai Pati performed Strauss’ Allerseelen, Verdi’Lunge da lei and Gounod’Ah! Lève toi, soleil!

Press Release – Lexus Song Quest
University of Auckland student Amitai Pati has joined the elite ranks of New Zealand opera singers after winning the 2012 Lexus Song Quest at the competition’s Grand Final Concert at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington. Read more »

Auckland motorway closures 2-6 September

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Read more »

Navy joins search for man missing in Takapuna

Press Release – New Zealand Police
North Shore Police are continuing the search for an Auckland man who is missing after entering the water on a paddle board near the North end of Takapuna Beach. Read more »

Rail buses to replace train services for weekend

Press Release – Auckland Transport
Auckland’s rail network will be closed this weekend to allow major works associated with the on-going station improvements and electrification of the rail network. Read more »

ASB Showgrounds set for biggest ever Auckland home show

Press Release – Auckland Home Show
After a full year of intense planning, the ASB Showgrounds is abuzz with energy and construction in preparation for what will be the biggest Home Show Auckland has hosted to date. Read more »

Mark Ford named as Chair for Solid Energy

Press Release – New Zealand Government
State Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall today confirmed Auckland based executive Mark Ford as the new Chair of Solid Energy. Read more »

‘Marae Investigates’ asks if Maori issues well addressed in Auckland

Press Release – Marae Investigates
This week on Marae Investigates – Auckland may have the country’s biggest Mäori population but is the Council failing to meet its obligations to them? Read more »

Manukau DHB wins at Work and Life Awards 2012

Press Release – EEO Trust
Counties Manukau District Health Board has won the highest award at the ANZ New Zealand and Equal Employment Opportunities Trust Work and Life Awards. Read more »

Unitec presents year 2 dance performance

Press Release – UNITEC
Unique and innovative student works from New Zealand’s leading contemporary dance and choreography programme at Unitec’s Department of Performing and Screen Arts.
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Man missing off Takapuna Beach

Press Release – New Zealand Police
North Shore Police are searching for an Auckland man who is missing after entering the water on a paddle board near the North end of Takapuna Beach.

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Extra funding will let Auckland domestic violence charity expand

Press Release – New Zealand Government
Justice Minister Judith Collins will tomorrow launch the expansion of the safe@home domestic violence prevention programme, committing $1 million over the next two years to the project delivered by Auckland charity, Shine. Read more »

Bus company warns of stop work meeting on Friday 31 August

Press Release – NZ Bus
NZ Bus received notice, that Tramways and First Unions have called a stop work meeting this Friday 31 August. Read more »

Travel school announced as finalist in Auckland Central business awards

Press Release – International Travel College
International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) was last night announced as a finalist in the Excellence in Service category of the Westpac Auckland Central Business Awards 2012. Read more »

More dates announced for winemaker dinners

Press Release – SKYCITY
Tickets are being snapped up to the next event in the dine Uncorked Winemakers Dinner Series at dine by Peter Gordon.
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University dean recognised for business leadership

Press Release – AUT University
Dean of AUT Business School Dr Geoff Perry has been selected as a finalist in the Westpac Central Auckland Business Awards 2012.

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Model Security Council underway at university

Press Release – NZ Model Security Council
After two days of challenging debate and a string of fantastic guest speakers students have certainly settled into delegate life and are looking forward to the days ahead.

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Police need help to determine movements of Ramarama victim

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Counties-Manukau Police investigating the death of David Cunningham have established that he died as a result of stab wounds. The wounds were received during an altercation at a property on Ararimu Road, Ramarama in the early hours of Monday 27 August 2012.

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New building project on CBD fringe

Press Release – Bayleys
The evolution of central Auckland through the development of mixed-use commercial/retail and residential spaces is set to re-emerge after a four year hiatus with the announcement of a huge new building project on the CBD-fringe. Read more »

Indonesia business forum in scheduled for September in Auckland

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association
Trade has determined the fortunes of Indonesia since about 800 BC so New Zealand has a lot to catch up with. Read more »

Al Gore to speak in Auckland

Press Release – Duco Events
We invite you to join us for an unforgettable evening with the Honourable Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the United States, speaking live at this rare New Zealand appearance about Leadership in a Changing World. Read more »

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