Archive for June, 2014

Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust’s Life changing Homes

Press Release – Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust

Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust’s Life changing Homes
29 June 2014
A “small but mighty” Northland housing trust marked a significant milestone today with the first tenants moving in to the Whangarei Accessible Housing Trust’s new homes in the Auckland suburb of Takanini. Read more »

It’s Green for Go – St John Unveils New Uniform

Press Release – St John

MEDIA RELEASE 30/06/14

It’s Green for Go – St John Unveils New Uniform

St John ambulance officers are sporting a new look from this week in what is the organisation’s first major uniform upgrade in twelve years. Read more »

No winners in National’s housing crisis

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil
TWYFORD
Housing Spokesperson

30 June 2014 MEDIA STATEMENT
No winners in National’s housing crisis Read more »

Maori advisory committee holds ‘positive’ first meeting

Press Release – Auckland Regional Council

Date: 30 June, 2014
Maori advisory committee holds ‘positive’ first meeting

The Northland Regional Council’s Te Taitokerau Maori Advisory Committee has met for the first time at Ngati Hine’s Otiria Marae. Read more »

Artwork Inspires Identity For Youth

Press Release – NorthTec

Media Release 30 June 2014

Artwork Inspires Identity For Youth

Joel Martin’s artwork has started to inspire a journey of progress and identity for Northland youth. Joel is an artist and father and he has gifted the image of one of his paintings for use on the NorthTec’s Youth Guarantee Programme pamphlet. He initially studied art at NorthTec and now lives near Auckland. Read more »

Dwelling consents trend flattens

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling consents trend flattens – Media release

30 June 2014

The trend for the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since September 2007, but has flattened in recent months, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Building Consent Activity Steady

Press Release – Registered Master Builders Association

30 June 2014

Building Consent Activity Steady

The latest residential building consent figures released today show the demand for new residential properties continues to be steady at a monthly building consent rate of 1,922 for the first five months of 2014. Read more »

Revamped CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants Open for 2014

Press Release – NS Society Of Authors

Revamped CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants Open for 2014
Four CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants now open for 2014 applications. Read more »

BrandWorld joins forces with Niche Media

Press Release – Brandworld

30 June, 2014

BrandWorld joins forces with Niche Media

Creating a powerhouse branded content offering for New Zealand’s growing ethnic populations Read more »

More positive news in building consent figures

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister of Housing
30 June 2014 Media Statement

More positive news in building consent figures
Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the latest Statistics New Zealand figures showing the number of new dwellings consented is at its highest level since 2007. Read more »

New Look Directors Guild: Check Out the Website

Press Release – Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand

30 June 2014

New Look Directors Guild: Check Out the Website

The Screen Directors Guild has changed its name and is proud to launch new branding as Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand (DEGNZ). Read more »

“Pasifika Immigration Plans for Labour- too little, too late

Press Release – Mana Party

“Pasifika Immigration Plans for Labour- too little, too late”
James Papali’i, MANA Pasifika vice President
June 30, 2014

The Labour Party has recently announced that it has plans to speed up family reunification for Pasifika people. Read more »

New Hotel and Conference Centre experience in Hamilton

Press Release – Lisa Williams PR

Abbots Hamilton offers a new Hotel and Conference Centre experience in Hamilton

A new name for a quality Hamilton hotel has been announced. Read more »

New Zealand teachers make youth employment their business

Press Release – Workchoice Trust

30 June 2014

New Zealand teachers make youth employment their business

Hundreds of New Zealand teachers will trade classrooms for boardrooms to boost students’ job prospects during ‘Teachers’ Workchoice Day’ – a unique ‘workplace education’ initiative. Read more »

Rob Garrett announced as SCAPE 8 Curator

Press Release – SCAPE

Rob Garrett announced as SCAPE 8 Curator

SCAPE Public Art is excited to announce Rob Garrett as the Managing Curator for the 8th SCAPE Public Art Christchurch Biennial that is to be held from 3 October to 15 November 2015. With more than 35 years’ experience in the contemporary arts sector, Rob Garrett will bring invaluable skills, expertise and creativity to SCAPE 8. Read more »

NZ’s Leading App Developer Buys Wellington Design Firm

Press Release – MEA Mobile

NZ’s Leading App Developer Buys Wellington Design Firm
Wellington design firm, Vertigo, has been bought by product lab and creative agency MEA Mobile for an undisclosed sum. Read more »

Air NZ celebrates decade of flying Auckland – San Francisco

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand celebrates a decade of flying Auckland – San Francisco
Air New Zealand is today celebrating 10 years of flying Kiwis to San Francisco. The airline originally began operating three flights per week on June 30, 2004 and now flies daily to this popular North American destination – with plans to go double daily later this year. Read more »

Māori authorities have a future focus

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand


Māori authorities have a future focus Read more »

New Zealand employment confidence highest since GFC

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand employment confidence highest since global financial crisis

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Employment confidence is at its highest level in nearly six years and Auckland has overtaken Canterbury as the most confident region in the latest Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence Index survey. Read more »

Warehouse will take over Auckland appliance store sites

Article – BusinessDesk

Warehouse will take over Auckland appliance store sites, offer jobs to staff

By Tina Morrison

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – Warehouse Group, New Zealand’s largest retailer, will take over five Auckland store leases and offer employment to staff when Australian discount electrical goods retailer The Good Guys exits the New Zealand market. Read more »

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