Archive for January, 2014

University students create new literary journal

Press Release – University of Auckland

University students create new literary journal

Faced with a wealth of creative writing talent but no outlet to publish it did not faze a group of industrious students from the University of Auckland; they simply created and published a new literary journal. Read more »

Expert on ‘what can be done’ to combat insecure work

Press Release – PSA

PSA MEDIA ADVISORY 

January 31, 2014

For Immediate Use

Visit by international expert on ‘what can be done’ to combat insecure work. Read more »

New thinking on sustainability

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

31 January 2014

New thinking on sustainability

Civil disobedience as a response to environmental crises will be explored at a conference to be held at Victoria University’s Faculty of Law in February. Read more »

OceanWeave Works Alongside Development in Paihia

Press Release – Shade7

Alongside Bar is a new development created beside 35 Degrees South, an Aquarium Restaurant and Bar in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands. The multimillion dollar project has seen the addition of a beautiful outdoor waterfront bar featuring luxurious outdoor lounge and dining furniture. Read more »

10 years of DHL and Surf Life Saving partnership: exhibition

Press Release – DHL

Chris Sisarich exhibition celebrates 10 years of DHL and Surf Life Saving partnership

Auckland, 31 January, 2014 – DHL and Surf Life Saving are marking 10 years in partnership this summer, and to celebrate the occasion, the two organisations have unveiled a public photography exhibition in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland, of surf lifesavers wearing the iconic DHL-sponsored uniform. Read more »

Laos Blind to Benefit from Kiwi Ophthalmologist’s Expertise

Article – Impact PR

Laos Blind to Benefit from Kiwi Ophthalmologist’s Expertise

By Fleur Revell
31 January 2014

An Auckland Eye ophthalmologist has lent his experience to Laos eye surgeons in a bid to address the population’s escalating number of preventative eye diseases. Read more »

oOh! to invest in world class digital technology for NZ

Press Release – Lighthouse Communications

The largest out-of-home company in the ANZ region, oOh! Media today announced it would be investing heavily to deliver world class digital out-of-home advertising in New Zealand to provide marketers with more innovative ways to connect with consumers. Read more »

GABA GlamZone: Uenuku Motu, Best Place to See Auckland Pride

Press Release – GABA Charitable Trust

30th January 2014

GABA GlamZone – Uenuku Motu, The Best Place to See Auckland Pride

A special Rainbow Island VIP area for you to enjoy the sights and sounds of the 2014 Auckland Pride Parade in comfort. Read more »

NZ Economy Stifled by FDI Rules

Press Release – The New Zealand Initiative

(Wellington) — New Zealand’s relative attractiveness as an investment destination has slumped in the last 10-15 years according to Capital Doldrums: How Globalisation is Bypassing New Zealand, a report released by The New Zealand Initiative. Read more »

Questions and Answers – January 30

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Economy—Reports

1. JOHN HAYES (National—Wairarapa) to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the outlook for the economy this year—and particularly for monetary policy and interest rates? Read more »

Motor vehicle collision – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police News Alert Issued *** 6.15pm, January 30th (Thursday) ***”

At about 4.20p.m. Police were advised of a vehicle collision on Morrison Road Pukekawa. On arrival it was established that a 10 year old child had been struck by a vehicle near a bend in the road. Read more »

Harbour bridge taniwha special ‘guest’ at Auckland Libraries

Press Release – Auckland Council

A special reading of ‘Guardian of the Bridge’, a story about the taniwha which became the guardian of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, will be read to captive audiences at libraries across Auckland next week. Read more »

Revolutionary new approach to our growing obesity epidemic

Press Release – True Women’s Fitness and Well-Being

Many of us are eating too much junk, not getting enough exercise and getting fat. Over eating contributes to premature death, serious diseases and increased health costs. Read more »

Applications open for Shanghai writers’ programme

Press Release – Michael King Writers’Centre

New Zealand’s literary exchange with China continues this year with an invitation for a New Zealand writer to spend two months in Shanghai. Read more »

Revolutionary new approach to our growing obesity epidemic

Press Release – True Women’s Fitness and Well-Being

Revolutionary new approach to our growing obesity epidemic

Many of us are eating too much junk, not getting enough exercise and getting fat. Over eating contributes to premature death, serious diseases and increased health costs. Read more »

Forest investment conference bringing key experts to NZ

Press Release – Clear Communications

20140130 Media Release – FIEA Forest Investment and Market Outlook Conference (FIMO2014)

The Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) is running the 3rd biennial forest industry investment conference – Forest Investment and Market Outlook – in Auckland on 9–10th April 2014. Read more »

Mayor refuses to drop Living Wage despite councillors’ vote

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

30 January 2014

Mayor refuses to drop Living Wage despite councillors voting to drop it

Auckland Councillors Cameron Brewer and Dick Quax say that despite their successful amendment on 19 December to throw the Living Wage out of the council’s draft 2014/15 annual plan, the Mayor continues to defy the wish of a majority of councillors. Read more »

Writing your heart out with Deborah Shepard

Press Release – Michael King Writers’ Centre

January 30, 2014

Writing your heart out with Deborah Shepard

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is delighted to announce a course on writing memoir to be led by author, film and art historian, and life writing mentor Deborah Shepard. Read more »

Water Take Should Not Be Taken For Granted

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nanaia Mahuta
Treaty Negotiations Spokesperson
Labour MP For Hauraki-Waikato

30 January 2014

Water Take Should Not Be Taken For Granted Read more »

Staying Alive: Volunteer and Emergency Services Open Day

Press Release – New Zealand Fire Service

Staying Alive: Volunteer and Emergency Services Open Day
8 February, Queens Wharf 10am to 4pm

Auckland’s emergency services are joining forces on Queens Wharf (Saturday 8 February) to provide the public with a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into their daily work. Read more »

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