Archive for August, 2013

Wellington and Wairarapa’s finest homes revealed

Press Release – Registered Master Builders Federation

Wellington and Wairarapa’s finest homes revealed

A new home build in Lowry Bay and a renovation in Mt Victoria have been named this year’s top homes, winning Supreme Awards in the Wellington Wairarapa Registered Master Builders 2013 House of the Year. Read more »

Tongan Language Week to be celebrated across the country

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata

Minister of Pacific Island Affairs
30 August 2013
Tongan Language Week to be celebrated across the country Read more »

Six New Inductees to the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame

Press Release – Lindsay Beer

MEDIA RELEASE
30 AUGUST 2013
Six New Inductees Added to the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame

Six new inductees are being honoured in front of 500 guests tonight for their contribution to the road transport industry in New Zealand at the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame Awards at the Bill Richardson Truck Museum in Invercargill. Read more »

Liquor store owner ordered to pay over $211,000

Press Release – Whitehead Group

Media Release (For immediate release)

Liquor store owner ordered to pay over $211,000

It was announced today that an Auckland liquor store owner has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay $211,574.00 in penalties and lost wages. Read more »

Performance artist invited to Venice Biennale

Press Release – University of Auckland

Performance artist invited to Venice Biennale
A performance artist from West Auckland has been invited to exhibit at the 55th Venice Biennale. Dr Mark Harvey, a Senior Lecturer from Dance Studies at The University of Auckland’s National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries, has been invited by the Maldives Exodus Caravan Show to present work which deals with issues about global warming. Read more »

Auckland Museum Medals awarded, Research Advisory Panel

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum Medals awarded and Research Advisory Panel announced

Auckland Museum has honoured the careers of three outstanding researchers and unveiled an Advisory Panel to guide the development of its Research Centre. Read more »

Sanford names Volker Kuntzsch as CEO, replacing Barratt

Article – BusinessDesk

Sanford names Volker Kuntzsch as CEO, replacing Barratt

Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Sanford named seafood industry veteran Volker Kuntzsch as chief executive, replacing Eric Barratt who is retiring after 15 years leading the New Zealand’s largest listed fishing company. Read more »

Auckland Council kills Port

Press Release – Auckland Heart of the City

MEDIA RELEASE Port Expansion- 1

August 30, 2013

From: ALEX SWNEY

CEO, Heart of Auckland City

MEDIA RELEASE

Auckland Council has rejected plans by Ports of Auckland to expand its operations further into the Waitemata harbour. Read more »

On Q+A 1/9/13: Milk Powder, Labour Leadership, Australia

Press Release – Television New Zealand

On Q+A This Week
SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER, 11AM
On the programme this Sunday, just who is to blame for the milk powder scare? Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy is with us. Read more »

Turia: Pacific Health and Disability Awards

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Tariana Turia
Associate Minister of Health
Thursday 29 August 2013; 6.30pm
Pacific Health and Disability Awards
Holiday Inn, Māngere, Auckland Read more »

Ans Westra Back-to-Back Exhibitions in Wellington, Gisborne

Press Release – Suite Gallery


Ans Westra
Ohinemutu, 1963
Inkjet on Ilford Galerie Gold Fiber Silk 315gsm, 2013
Edition of 5
Dimensions Variable
Image courtesy Suite Tirohanga. Images copyright Ans Westra.
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Turia: Pasefika Proud Campaign Launch

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Tariana Turia
Associate Minister for Social Development
Pasefika Proud Campaign Launch
Our Families; Our People; Our Responsibility
Pacific Media Network; Manukau Civic Building

SPEECH
Friday 30 August 2013 Read more »

Northern Bass 2013/14: The First Line-Up Announcement!

Press Release – Blackout Music Management

30 August 2013

Northern Bass 2013/14: The First Line-Up Announcement!

Fuzen Entertainment is proud to announce the first instalment of the Northern Bass 2013/14 artist line-up. Read more »

Misleading green claims on plastic bags cop fines

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Misleading green claims on plastic bags cop fines

30 August 2013

A manufacturer of plastic rubbish bags has been fined $30,000 in the Auckland District Court for breaches of the Fair Trading Act in relation to environmental claims that were liable to mislead. Read more »

Overnight Motorway Closures: 1 September – 7 September 2013

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

30 August 2013

Overnight Motorway Closures: 1 September – 7 September 2013

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 6 September. Read more »

Gull declines to move again until Monday

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Media Advisory

Second Petrol Price Increase for the Week
Regular Price within 2 cents per litre of record
Gull declines to move again until Monday Read more »

Tainui ‘inland port’ proposal to be fast-tracked

Article – BusinessDesk

Tainui ‘inland port’ proposal to be fast-tracked through board of inquiry

Aug. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The government has agreed to fast-track resource consent applications by the joint venture between Tainui Group Holdings and Chedworth Properties to construct a $3.3 billion inland transport hub on land at Ruakura, on the outskirts of Hamilton. Read more »

Rates due with most paying much more than 2.9%

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

30 August 2013

Rates due with most paying much more than 2.9%

“With the 2013/14 rates due today, the overwhelming majority of Aucklanders will have to pay between 4% to 10% more than last year, despite Auckland Mayor Len Brown’s constant promotion of a 2.9% region-wide average increase. Read more »

The Mega Copyright Debate – Get your tickets now!

Press Release – Michael King Writers’ Centre

The Mega Copyright Debate – Get your tickets now!

The Mega Copyright Debate takes a critical look at what’s happening with copyright in the age of the internet. Read more »

Pacific Homecare workforce training programme a winner

Press Release – Pacific Homecare

Pacific Homecare workforce training programme a winner at the 2013 Diversity Awards NZ

30 August 2013

Successful Homecare provider Pacific Homecare won the Skills Highway Award at the 2013 Diversity Awards NZ, held at Auckland’s Pullman Hotel last night. Read more »

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