Archive for March, 2014

Shout Out to Kiwis to Join Onesie World Record Attempt

Press Release – Warehouse

Shout Out to Kiwis to Join Onesie World Record Attempt

The global onesie phenomenon is hitting New Zealand on Saturday 12 April as The Warehouse, the Home of Onesies, seeks to break the world record for the biggest gathering of onesie wearers, in independent attempts that will take place simultaneously in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Read more »

Human remains confirmed as missing woman

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Human remains confirmed as missing woman

Police investigating the discovery of human remains in a North Shore reserve last week can confirm that they are that of missing woman Cissy Chen. Read more »

Gen-i, Interactive Intelligence to transform contact centres

Press Release – Interactive Intelligence

Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence partner to transform contact centres

New cloud solution provides for full outsourcing of contact centre technologies
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NZ dollar little changed as RBA review, US jobs loom

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar little changed as investors await RBA review, US jobs data

By Paul McBeth

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors await tomorrow’s Reserve Bank of Australia policy review, and US employment figures later in the week for a steer on global growth prospects. Read more »

Man wanted for murder

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Man wanted for murder

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Auckland Looms Large with Glasgow on Mind for Triathletes

Press Release – Triathlon New Zealand

30 March 2014

Media Release from Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon, Auckland. For further information visit www.triauckland.co.nz Read more »

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Media statement – March 31, 2014

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign Read more »

Northland most popular Kiwi summer holiday region

Press Release – New Zealand Automobile Association

Media Release: 31 March 2014
Northland most popular Kiwi summer holiday region
Northland is New Zealand’s most popular domestic summer holiday region capturing about 12% of the overnight visitor market during December to February and more than 14% of the total visitor nights. Read more »

Old Mout Cider Comedy Gala – Second Announcement

Press Release – NZ International Comedy Festival

THE SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

2014 NZ International Comedy Festival
OLD MOUT CIDER COMEDY GALA
Here it is folks – the next round of comedians confirmed to perform at this year’s Old Mout Cider Comedy Gala, Thursday 24th April at The Civic.
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Talia Smith: Lead us outside, lead us out quietly

Press Release – Enjoy Art Gallery

Opening at Enjoy: Talia Smith Lead us outside, lead us out quietly

Talia Smith
Lead us outside, lead us out quietly
April 16 – May 10
Opening: Wednesday, April 16, 6:00pm
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Industry and business support Careers Expo developments

Press Release – Careers Expo

For immediate release

Industry and business support Careers Expo developments

A group of Industry Training Organisations will exhibit at this year’s popular Careers Expos. The Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) will promote trade career opportunities to the 35,000 students and young adults attending at the annual events. Read more »

A Taste of Britain Tiffin

Press Release – The Langham Auckland

(Auckland – March 31, 2014)

A Taste of Britain Tiffin

It’s all about Great Britain at the Langham Auckland this April. Read more »

Air NZ, Virgin Australia to add 40,000 Queenstown seats

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Media release

31 March 2014

Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia to add 40,000 Queenstown seats Read more »

Growing desire to learn about Asian cultures and languages

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Survey shows growing desire to learn about Asian cultures and languages
31 March, 2014

The Asia New Zealand Foundation’s annual Perceptions of Asia survey has found that New Zealanders consider Chinese the most valuable foreign language to learn. Read more »

One more time, PM: Parliament does not get to ratify TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

31 March 2014

One more time, Prime Minister, read the Cabinet Manual: Parliament does not get to ratify the TPPA! Read more »

Launch Of YWCA Equal Pay Awards

Press Release – YWCA

YWCA Announces Launch Of YWCA Equal Pay Awards

13% PAY GAP NO APRIL FOOLS, SAYS YWCA Read more »

Wellington Drive Technologies partner with US manufacturers

Press Release – Wellington Drive Technologies

31 March 2014

Wellington Drive Technologies and East West Manufacturing announce North American Channel Partnership Read more »

Elisabeth Easther Wins 2014 Adam NZ Play Award

Press Release – Playmarket

Elisabeth Easther Wins 2014 Adam NZ Play Award

MEDIA RELEASE

PLAYMARKET is pleased to announce the ADAM NZ PLAY AWARD winner for 2014: Elisabeth Easther for her play SEED. Read more »

Wellington Drive shares soar 23% on East West tie-up

Article – BusinessDesk

Wellington Drive shares soar 23% on North American tie-up with East West Manufacturing

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Wellington Drive Technologies soared 23 percent after the unprofitable energy efficient motor maker signed a channel partnership with US-based East West Manufacturing. Read more »

Impacts of Climate Change Are Widespread and Substantial

Press Release – New Zealand Climate Change Centre

31 March 2014

Impacts of Climate Change Are Widespread and Substantial

In recent decades changes in climate have caused impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans, the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. Read more »

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