Archive for June, 2013

Directions to guide Unitary Plan changes

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release
28 June 2013

Directions to guide Unitary Plan changes

The Auckland Plan Committee will meet next week to consider the first set of directions to address issues identified in the draft Unitary Plan. Read more »

Len Brown to host Harvard Economist Edward Glaeser

Press Release – Auckland Council

News Release

28 June 2013

Len Brown to host world famous Harvard Economist Edward Glaeser Read more »

New Chair For NZ Dairy Industry Awards

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

For Immediate Release
28 June 2013

New Chair For NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The organisers of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards have chosen South Auckland sharemilker Gavin Roden to lead the organisation as it prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the sharemilker competition. Read more »

Auckland enjoys surge in international visitor arrivals

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Media release
28 June 2013

Auckland enjoys surge in international visitor arrivals

Auckland has seen an impressive 12 per cent leap in international visitor arrivals for the month of May 2013, according to the latest results from Statistics New Zealand. Read more »

Harbour crossing decision welcomed by long time campaigner

Press Release – Gary Holmes

Press Release:

Harbour crossing decision welcomed by long time campaigner

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board member Gary Holmes has today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister John Key that the Government will back the building of an additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing. Read more »

Prayer Vigil for Nelson Mandela

Press Release – Auckland Cathedral Of The Holy Trinity

MEDIA RELEASE
HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL AUCKLAND
June 28 2013
Prayer Vigil for Nelson Mandela
A daily prayer service for Nelson Mandela will begin this evening at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, from 7pm – 9pm. Read more »

Cody Simpson Announced As Believe Tour Special Guest

Press Release – Mushroom Group

JUSTIN BIEBER

Cody Simpson Announced As Believe Tour Special Guest In Aus & NZ!

Following on from the incredible news that Justin Bieber will bring his Believe tour to Australia and New Zealand this summer, The Frontier Touring Company is delighted to announce that Australia’s own pop sensation Cody Simpson will join Bieber as a very special guest. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures – Auckland

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

28 June 2013

NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Motorways

Overnight Motorway Closures

30 June – 6 July 2013 Read more »

Tourism Australia Announces New Appointment

Press Release – Tourism Australia

Appointment Announcement – New Zealand Region

Auckland – 28 June 2013. Tourism Australia New Zealand region announces the appointment of well known industry person, Chris Ingram to the position of Partnership Manager New Zealand. Read more »

Cameron Brewer hands out BEST Mayor of Auckland Awards

Speech – Cameron Brewer

BEST Pacific Institute of Education graduation ceremony
Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau

Friday, 28 June 2013

Speech notes: Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer, representing Mayor Len Brown Read more »

NZTA ready for challenge to fast track key Auckland projects

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

NZTA ready for challenge to fast track key Auckland projects

The NZ Transport Agency says necessary preliminary work is underway to respond to the Government’s transport package for Auckland. Read more »

Accelerated East-West Link between SH1 and SH20 great news

Press Release – National Road Carriers

28 June 2013

PM’s announcement of accelerated East-West Link between SH1 and SH20 – “great news!”

The recognition in Prime Minister John Key’s “Backing Auckland” speech today that the freight congestion on Neilson St at any time Read more »

Govt gives certainty to Auckland’s transport future – AA

Press Release – Automobile Association

28 June 2013

Govt gives certainty to Auckland’s transport future – AA

The AA welcomes the Government’s announcement of a $10 billion package of major infrastructure projects to meet Auckland’s future transport needs. Read more »

Candid recognition of Auckland’s transport issues applauded

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

June 28, 2013

Candid recognition of Auckland’s transport issues applauded

Recognition from the very top of Auckland’s transport issues is gratifying, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. Read more »

Competition watchdog probes Auckland timber market

Article – BusinessDesk

Competition watchdog probes Auckland timber market

June 28 (BusinessDesk) – The Commerce Commission is investigating allegations of anti-competitive behaviour in the Auckland commercial timber market, but Fletcher Building says it doesn’t expect to face enforcement action. Read more »

Yealands secures 21 medals at International Wine Awards

Press Release – Yealands Wine Group

Media Release
28 June 2013

Yealands Wine Group secures 21 medals at the Spiegelau International Wine Awards Read more »

Ford New Zealand announces new Managing Director

Press Release – Ford New Zealand

Ford New Zealand announces new Managing Director

Auckland, 28 June 2013 – Ford New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Corey Holter as Managing Director of Ford New Zealand, effective 1 July 2013. Prior to this role, Corey Holter held the position of Asia Pacific Marketing Strategy Director, based in the company’s Shanghai Ford Asia Pacific head office. Read more »

Cost-sharing plans needed for Auckland infrastructure

Press Release – BusinessNZ

28 June 2013

Cost-sharing plans needed for Auckland infrastructure

Business is in favour of an integrated, long-term approach to developing major city infrastructure, says BusinessNZ. Read more »

Russell Howard’s First Australasian Tour announced for 2014

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Russell Howard Wonderbox

Russell Howard’s First Australasian Tour announced for 2014 

Live Nation and Melbourne Comedy Festival announced today the first ever Australasian tour by one of the UK’s most successful live comedians, Russell Howard, to be co-presented in New Zealand by Comedy Central. Read more »

Transport Package Big Move Forward for South Auckland

Press Release – Simeon Brown

28 June 2013

Transport Package Big Move Forward for South Auckland

Manurewa-Papakura Councillor Calum Penrose and Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela Dalton are welcoming the Government’s announcement that an extra lane will be fast tracked for the Southern Motorway south of Manurewa as funding is moved forward. Read more »

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