Archive for May, 2014

Stingrays eye Vipers for title

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Stingrays eye Vipers for title

Champions Counties Manukau are showing the field a clean pair of heels in their defence of the NZ Women’s National Tournament title, but face an unexpected challenge over tomorrow’s final stages at Manurewa’s Mountfort Park. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest 2014 – Taranaki final results

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest 2014 – Taranaki final results

It was second time lucky for New Plymouth Boys’ High School four piece Plainmotion who won this year’s Taranaki Smokefreerockquest regional final at the TSB Showcase on Friday night. Read more »

mBraining for success

Press Release – Unitec

mBraining for success
Multiple Brain Integration Techniques (mBIT) are now core skills for leadership and many other areas of professional practice – and New Zealand is leading the world in this new field. Read more »

Fatal Crash in Waikato

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fatal Crash in Waikato
Waikato Police say the death of a person travelling in a utility vehicle near Whitianga overnight highlights just how fragile life is and the importance of driving to the conditions if motorists are to make it to Monday this holiday weekend. Read more »

Ellerslie Theatrical Society presents MOTEL

Press Release – Ellerslie Theatrical Society

Ellerslie Theatrical Society presents MOTEL
a play written by April Phillips and directed by Bruce Brown
www.ellerslietheatre.co.nz Read more »

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Nick Smith

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Nick Smith
Housing Minister Nick Smith disputes figure from Auckland Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse that 8,000 houses will be built in three years under Housing Accord Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Labour’s Housing spokesman Phil Twyford

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Labour’s Housing spokesman Phil Twyford

Headlines:

KiwiBuild’s total cost will be a $1.5 billion revolving fund that will be spent 25 times over during a 10-year period and will be cost neutral for government. Read more »

Sharp becomes an exclusive reseller for PlusOne solutions

Press Release – Sublime Group Ltd

Auckland-based Sublime Group announced today that its suite of accounts payable solutions – PlusOne – has a powerful new channel to market under an exclusive reseller agreement with Sharp Corporation of New Zealand. Read more »

Speech: Collins – Diverse Bananas, Global Dragons conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins
Minister for Ethnic Affairs

30 May 2014 Speech
Speech: Diverse Bananas, Global Dragons conference
30 May 2014, Auckland Read more »

Holiday weekend off to tragic start

Press Release – New Zealand Police

*”Holiday weekend off to tragic start following Waikato fatality”*

Waikato Police are warning motorists heading towards Whitianga this evening to expect significant delays following a head on collision at Whenuakite this evening. Read more »

Disappointing’ Sentence For Endangering An Aircraft

Press Release – New Zealand Airline Pilots’ Association

Disappointing’ Sentence For Endangering An Aircraft With A Laser Highlights Need For Stronger Laws

The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) says the sentencing of the latest offender to be found guilty of endangering an aircraft is `disappointing’ and that the law needs to be toughened. Read more »

Serious road collision – state highway 25 (2)

Press Release – New Zealand Police

*”Serious road collision – state highway 25 – Waikato”*

Serious Vehicle collision

Police are advising the public that the previously mentioned diversions provided in respect of the collision on State highway 25 are unfortunately unpassable. Read more »

Serious motor vehicle collision – State Highway 25

Press Release – New Zealand Police

*”Serious motor vehicle collision – State Highway 25 – Waikato”*

Serious Road Collision.

Police are in attendance at a serious vehicle collision on State Highway 25 just north of the Hot Water Beach intersection on the Coromandel Peninsula. Read more »

New Disney on Ice Shows Released!

Press Release – Noise PR

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS TREASURE TROVE
A Live Celebration of Disney’s Animated Gems
NEW ZEALAND TOUR 24 JULY – 17 AUGUST 2014
NEW SHOWS RELEASED! Read more »

Blackmores Motivates Kiwis – A Little Less, A Little More

Press Release – Blackmores

Blackmores Motivates Kiwis to
Get a Little Fitter, Lose a Little Weight, Have a Little Fun!

New Zealand’s obesity issue has plunged into the media once again this week following the release of worrying statistics from an international obesity study, published by medical journal The Lancet. Read more »

Katy Perry keen for another taste of New Zealand adventure

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Katy Perry keen for another taste of New Zealand adventure

29 May 2014

American pop star Katy Perry says she is keen for another taste of New Zealand adventure when the singer brings her Prismatic world tour to Auckland in December 2014. Read more »

FIFA U-20 World Cup trophy tours NZ’s best locations

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

FIFA U-20 World Cup trophy tours New Zealand’s best locations

28 May 2014

Like other visiting celebrities, the FIFA U-20 World Cup trophy has been on tour to some of New Zealand’s most picturesque locations – including the alpine resort of Queenstown where it has just wrapped up the South Island leg of a nationwide tour. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.4% weekly decline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.4% weekly decline as falling dairy payout, rate hike view weighs

By Paul McBeth

May 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.4 percent weekly decline against the greenback after a cut in the forecast payout to local dairy farmers and growing expectations for a slower track of interest rate hikes saps demand for the kiwi. Read more »

The Last Day of NZ Music Month: Saturday 31st May

Press Release – NZ Music Commission

The Last Day of NZ Music Month: Saturday 31st May
From Cape Reinga to the Bluff, hundreds of events took place in venues, schools, libraries, town halls and on the streets that celebrated New Zealand music and its makers during this year’s annual celebration of our local musical culture. Read more »

Ruby’s Berry Smoothie Tea Towel a Sweet Result for Starship

Press Release – Starship Foundation

Media Release
30 May 2014

Ruby’s Berry Smoothie Tea Towel a Sweet Result for Starship

Cancer survivor Ruby Seeto’s latest smoothie tea towel fundraiser has raised a sweet $54,000 to fund an international training fellowship for a Starship doctor. Read more »

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