Archive for October, 2014

TEU: we’re ready to protect you from new employment law

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

We’re ready to protect you from new employment law

Kia ora

You have probably heard the news that the government passed new employment law yesterday. Read more »

HAURAKI HORROR

Press Release – The Basement

HAURAKI HORROR

The Basement Theatre’s 6th Annual Christmas Show
Written by Thomas Sainsbury and Chris Parker
Directed by Rachel House
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Heartland affirms FY guidance

Article – BusinessDesk

Heartland affirms FY guidance, sees consumer lending growth of up to 10%

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed through the merger of Canterbury and Southern Cross building societies with Marac Finance, affirmed its earnings guidance for the 2015 financial year, and sees annual consumer lending growth of up to 10 percent. Read more »

Promise to Northland Fulfilled and Celebrated

Press Release – Northland DHB

October 31 2014

Promise to Northland Fulfilled and Celebrated

Raising three million in three years to build a local cancer treatment unit sounded nigh on impossible when first suggested but Northland has done it and the public are invited to celebrate this Saturday at its open day. Read more »

Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

Press Release – Joint Press Release

31 October 2014.

Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

Japan’s Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company’s plans for faster global expansion and access to new markets. Read more »

Palmers to open popular Planet store in Westgate centre

Press Release – Palmers

October 31, 2014

Palmers to open popular Planet store in newly developed Westgate centre

This summer, those living near the expansive new Westgate shopping precinct in West Auckland will join the residents of Albany and Hamilton in being able to enjoy the wonder, convenience and practicality of a Palmers Planet store. Read more »

TP McLean Sports Journalism Awards Finalists Announced

Press Release – New Zealand Sports Journalists Association

31 October 2014

TP McLean Sports Journalism Awards Finalists Announced

The New Zealand Sports Journalists Association Inc has announced the finalists for the 2014 Sir Terry McLean National Sports Journalism Awards sponsored by Sport New Zealand. Read more »

Minister welcomes new Rehabilitation Fellowship

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister welcomes new Rehabilitation Fellowship
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the establishment of a new research health fellowship at Waikato DHB which will look at rehabilitation. Read more »

Community health workers prepare for Ebola

Press Release – University of Auckland

Community health workers prepare for Ebola
More than 400 primary healthcare workers from throughout the Auckland region have upskilled on preparations and protocols for Ebola cases. Read more »

Mondiale Aces welcome back Blackcaps

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Mondiale Aces welcome back Blackcaps for Georgie Pie Super Smash
Friday, 31 October 2014
The Mondiale Auckland Aces will have their four Blackcaps players to call on when they commence their Georgie Pie Super Smash campaign tomorrow night in Hamilton. Read more »

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

2 November – 8 November 2014

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 7 November. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday. Read more »

Police concerned for health and welfare of Adam Tan

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police concerned for health and welfare of Adam Tan

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National’s “Auckland housing boom” a fizzer

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

National’s “Auckland housing boom” a fizzer
Falling Auckland consent numbers show the Government’s housing policy is going backwards contrary to wild claims by Building and Housing Minister Nick Smith that we are on the cusp of a massive construction boom, says Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Dunne: Speech to the United Fire Brigades’ Association

Speech – New Zealand Government

Speech to the United Fire Brigades’ Association 2014 Annual
General Meeting and Conference
Bay Park Arena, Tauranga
2.00pm, Friday 31 October 2014 Read more »

SIX60 release single ‘Special’

Press Release – Six60

31 October 2014

SIX60 release single ‘Special’

After an elongated period of radio silence, SIX60 return rejuvenated and full of vigorous soul with their new single Special, set for release on October 31st. Read more »

Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity, Nov 1

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity on 1 November 2014, 2pm

The New Zealand Kurdish Community will march in solidarity with Kurdistan as part of the “GLOBAL RALLY AGAINST ISIS – FOR KOBANÊ – FOR HUMANITY” on 1 November 2014, 2pm. Read more »

Open Polytechnic Head of School on YMCA national board

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

31 October 2014

Open Polytechnic Head of School appointed to YMCA national board

Open Polytechnic’s Head of School of Commerce and Enterprise, Linda Weterman, has been appointed to the national board of the YMCA New Zealand. Read more »

Auckland’s Summer Cycling Programme Wins Award

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland’s Summer Cycling Programme Wins 2014 Best Cycling Promotion
Auckland Transport says winning the CAN Cycle Friendly Awards 2014 Best Cycling Promotion is superb feedback and further proof it’s on the right track. Read more »

Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014
A diverse group of rural New Zealanders has been chosen as the latest crop of Nuffield Scholars. Read more »

Sky Tower celebrates Rainbow Tick

Press Release – Sky City

Sky Tower celebrates Rainbow Tick

Auckland’s skyline will sparkle with the colours of the rainbow on Saturday 1 November, with the Sky Tower lit to celebrate SKYCITY Auckland achieving The Rainbow Tick certification. Read more »

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