Archive for May, 2013

Right Thinking – The Week That Was

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

31 May 2013

The Week That Was

Food in Schools

This week National announced its food in schools programme to provide breakfasts to decile one to four schools who want it. Read more »

Shamexpress (NZ) Ready for Royal Ascot

Press Release – NZ Bloodstock

Shamexpress (NZ) Ready for Royal Ascot

Kiwi bred Karaka graduate Shamexpress (NZ) produced a winning trial performance down the Flemington straight this morning, pleasing his connections ahead of his trip to the Royal Ascot meeting in England. Read more »

TARGA Newsletter

Press Release – Targa

TARGA Newsletter

Hello Everyone,
Well another month has gone by and a lot as happened during May. The winter is really starting to settle in over the last week with cold snaps covering most of the country as we experience southerly blasts from Antarctica bringing early snow for the coming ski season. Read more »

Unitec’s 2013 Shakespeare season full of surprises

Press Release – UNITEC

For immediate release
31 May 2013

Unitec’s 2013 Shakespeare season full of surprises

The Unitec Department of Performing and Screen Art 2013 Shakespeare season is a much anticipated annual event for theatre-goers bored with the usual traditional approach to staging Shakespearean classics. Read more »

Reality check for Auckland development

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

31 May 2013

Reality check for Auckland development

Property Council’s submission on the draft Unitary Plan provides a reality check on planning proposals, identifying provisions that may compromise Auckland Council’s creation of the world’s most liveable city. Read more »

New Leaders Elected for LANZBC

Press Release – Latin America New Zealand Business Council

New Leaders Elected for Latin America New Zealand Business Council

The Board of the Latin America New Zealand Business Council (LANZBC) is delighted to announce the election of Dr Matthew O’Meagher as President, and Peter Cullen as Vice President. Read more »

Unitary Plan Goes Behind Closed Doors

Press Release – Simeon Brown

31 May 2013

Unitary Plan Goes Behind Closed Doors

Feedback has closed on the draft Unitary Plan. Thousands have had their say. However, Aucklanders have every reason to be concerned as the process now goes behind closed doors, says Manurewa Local Board member Simeon Brown. Read more »

NZ dollar takes big drop in May on slowing QE, RBNZ moves

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar takes big drop in May on slowing QE, RBNZ intervention

By Paul McBeth

May 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 5.5 percent slide this month as investors rallied behind the greenback in growing anticipation the US Federal Reserve will start unwinding its asset purchase programme, and after the Reserve Bank signalled a willingness to intervene in foreign exchange markets. Read more »

Q+A Sunday 2 June – Metiria Turei, Len Brown

Press Release – Television New Zealand

This Week on Q+A
SUNDAY 2ND JUNE, 9AM
On Q+A this week, Deputy Political Editor Jessica Mutch talks to Greens Co-Leader Metiria Turei at the party conference in Christchurch. We ask if the Greens are as well placed as they think to form a Labour/Green government. Read more »

Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year

Press Release – Hotel Grand Chancellor

31 May 2013

Shane Michael of James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Named Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year Read more »

Tree Planting with the Family Farm

Press Release – Hotel Grand Chancellor

James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Tree Planting with the Family Farm

The management team from the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor have planted over 270 trees in support of regenerative agriculture in New Zealand. Read more »

Rushed Housing Bill Undemocratic – Generation Zero

Press Release – Generation Zero

Rushed Housing Bill Undemocratic – Generation Zero

Press release – Generation Zero
Friday 31 May – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read more »

All lanes re-open on Auckland’s Southern Motorway says NZTA

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

31 May 2013
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office
All lanes re-open on Auckland’s Southern Motorway says NZTA Read more »

Hauraki PHO text initiative to help achieve health targets

Press Release – Vensa Health

Media Release

Hauraki PHO text initiative to help achieve health targets

Auckland, 31 May 2013 Read more »

Welfare Policies Need an Injection of Compassion

Opinion – Juliet Bonnay

Welfare Policies Need an Injection of Compassion

By Juliet Bonnay

Compassion is our source of nonviolent social transformation.
~ James W. Douglass Read more »

Southern Motorway crash causing delays in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE

31 May 2013
NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office
Southern Motorway crash causing delays in Auckland Read more »

John Palino, Mayoral Candidate on Unitary Plan, Williamson

Press Release – John Palino

“Today marks a milestone and provides an opportunity for the people of Auckland to get their voice back.

I oppose this Unitary Plan and have made a submission against it. Read more »

Food Co-operatives in New Zealand on the rise

Press Release – Organic NZ

Organic NZ

Soil & Health Assn – Media Release

Food Co-operatives in New Zealand on the rise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Read more »

The Nation: Moving National To The Right

Press Release – The Nation

31 MAY 2013
Coming up this weekend on The Nation

• The plot to move National to the right Read more »

New Ombudsman Values Academic Links

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Ombudsman Values Academic Links

University of Auckland Law Professor Ron Paterson begins his five year term as Ombudsman on 4 June 2013, and looks forward to maintaining close relations with the Law School. Read more »

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