Archive for October, 2013

Premier Horse Racing Primed

Press Release – NZ Racing Board

October 31, 2013

Premier Horse Racing Primed

The NZ Racing Board is pleased to announce that Prime will be its new official broadcasting partner, featuring top New Zealand horse racing events and becoming the new free-to-air home of the Melbourne Cup in New Zealand, which is on this coming Tuesday. Read more »

Student chosen for Sub-Antarctic Young Blake Expedition

Press Release – Sir Peter Blake Trust

MEDIA RELEASE
October 31, 2013 

Student voyagers chosen for Sub-Antarctic Young Blake Expedition Read more »

Maungatawhiri House Fire – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Maungatawhiri House Fire – update

Thursday, 31 October 2013 – 2:13pm

Counties Manukau

Counties Manukau Police can confirm that the Maungatawhiri house fire that claimed one life is not considered suspicious and the matter will be referred to the coroner. Read more »

Funding for Young Blake Expedition to Auckland Islands

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye
Minister of Youth Affairs

31 October 2013

Funding for Young Blake Expedition to Auckland Islands

Youth Affairs Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $28,500 funding to help send 12 young environmental leaders to the Auckland Islands on a Young Blake Expedition programme. Read more »

Excess snapper find causes a stink

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

31 October 2013

Excess snapper find causes a stink

Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) compliance officers had a foul surprise when a routine inspection led to the discovery of more than 200 rotting snapper. Read more »

Need time to kick back, relax, and indulge yourself?

Press Release – Bach Espresso

October 30th 2013

Need time to kick back, relax, and indulge yourself?


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Alzheimers and their carers

Press Release – Face Television

Alzheimers and their carers

The guest this week In Conversation with Noel Cheer on Face Television is the Executive Director of Alzheimers NZ, Catherine Hall. Read more »

Debitsuccess continues to lead financial services industry

Press Release – DebitSuccess

Debitsuccess continues to lead in the financial services industry with highest PCI DSS compliance rating

Only “a handful” of service providers in New Zealand currently claim Level 1 PCI DSS compliance, says data security advisory group Read more »

Special Year as 2014 Dairy Awards Entries Open

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

31 October 2013

Special Year as 2014 Dairy Awards Entries Open

The 2014 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards are accepting entries in what is likely to be the most memorable awards competition to date. Read more »

$20m to help older people stay in their homes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Jo Goodhew
Associate Minister of Health

31 October 2013

$20m to help older people stay in their homes

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew today announced details on how a $20 million funding boost will help older New Zealanders stay in their own homes longer. Read more »

Osborne “Hood” High Tea

Press Release – Soiree Events

Osborne “Hood” High Tea

Auckland’s leading event management company is taking it to the streets this summer to promote neighbourhood unity. Read more »

LOUIS BAKER – North Island Tour this November

Press Release – Aston Road

31.10.2013
LOUIS BAKER – North Island Tour this November

Taking to the road in November Louis Baker will play a series of intimate stripped back solo shows across the North Island starting in New Plymouth on Thurs 21st November. Read more »

BNZ boss skeptical on LVR policy

Article – BusinessDesk

BNZ boss skeptical on LVR policy

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Bank of New Zealand chief executive Andrew Thorburn is sceptical the Reserve Bank’s new loan to value ratio lending restrictions will work when they are trying to lean against a physical shortage of available housing. Read more »

Digital marketing ads up for small business

Press Release – UNITEC

31 October 2013
Digital marketing ads up for small business

You don’t get much for twenty five bucks these days, so when Unitec’s Digital Marketing lecturer, Patrick Dodd, approached a range of small businesses and challenged them to let his students run a full online marketing campaign for a mere $25 the response was huge. Read more »

Final checks and Alice ready for her massive journey

Press Release – NZTA

Final checks and Alice ready for her massive journey

The NZ Transport Agency welcomes today’s official launch of the Waterview Connection’s giant tunnel boring machine, Alice, and says final checks are now underway before tunnelling starts next week. Read more »

RD1 National One Day Event Championships

Press Release – Eventing Canterbury

RD1 National One Day Event Championships
Final preparations are in full swing ahead of the RD1 National One Day Event Championships this weekend at the National Equestrian Centre McLeans Island, near Christchurch, with some of the best horse and rider combinations from around the country set to battle it out for top honours. Read more »

Halloween Treats and Haunted House for North Shore Kids

Press Release – Choi Kwang Do Martial Arts

31 October 2013

Halloween Treats and Haunted House in store for North Shore Kids

With around 400 people booked to attend the Browns Bay family Halloween party this evening the team at Bays Martial Art Academy is getting ready for a big night. Read more »

Vodafone brings 4G to Gisborne

Press Release – Vodafone

31 October, 2013

Vodafone brings 4G to Gisborne

Vodafone has continued its rollout of 4G – the world’s fastest commercially available mobile network technology – to New Zealand today, with the launch of 4G in Gisborne. Read more »

Vodafone brings 4G to Arrowtown

Press Release – Vodafone

31 October, 2013

Vodafone brings 4G to Arrowtown

Vodafone continues its rollout of 4G – the world’s fastest commercially available mobile network technology – to provincial New Zealand, with the launch of 4G in parts of Arrowtown today. Read more »

NZ home building consents rise 1.4% in September

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ home building consents rise 1.4% in September, led by Canterbury earthquake rebuild

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand home building consents rose in September, driven by rebuilding in earthquake damaged Christchurch. Read more »

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