Archive for January, 2015

Chelsie Preston Crayford Wins Prestige Australian Award

Press Release – Kiriata Films

Chelsie Preston Crayford Wins Prestige Australian Award

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NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

Press Release – ACG Group

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

30 Jan 2015, Auckland. This week ACG (Academic Colleges Group), celebrates 20 years in the educational services industry. Read more »

Powerhouse Speakers to Spark Browns Bay festival

Press Release – Sustainable Evolution

Press Release 30 January 2015

Powerhouse Speakers to Spark Browns Bay festival

If you are interested in your health, happiness, longevity and enlightenment, and the health of our planet, then you should not miss an upcoming festival called “A Sustainable Evolution – Of and For The Earth” Read more »

New appointment to Arts Council

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Maggie Barry

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
30 January 2015 Media Statement

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Taxpayer Support of Catton Generous

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

MEDIA RELEASE

Taxpayer Support of Catton Generous

30 JANUARY 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Commissioners appointed for Rena consent hearing

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Commissioners appointed for Rena consent hearing
30 January 2015

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has appointed four Commissioners to hear the application from the Rena owners for a resource consent to leave part of the wreck on Astrolabe Reef (Otaiti). Read more »

Building activity reaches record high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building activity reaches record high
Building and Housing Minister, Dr Nick Smith, has welcomed today’s release of the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand which showed $14.6 billion of building work consented in 2014 – the highest ever. Read more »

Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service
Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again – and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. Read more »

Bush and Beach back Karekare Horse Race

Press Release – Karekare beach race

Bush and Beach back Karekare Horse Race

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Appointment of Chief Coroner

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Appointment of Chief Coroner
Auckland Coroner Deborah Marshall has been appointed the new Chief Coroner, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today. She replaces Judge Neil MacLean who is retiring after having served in the position since 2007. Read more »

Government’s housing failure puts pressure on Reserve Bank

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Government’s housing failure puts pressure on Reserve Bank
The Government’s failure to take action on the housing crisis has put pressure on the Reserve Bank Governor who has to deal with a rampaging housing market and low inflation at the same time, says Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson. Read more »

Auckland Weekly Traffic Bulletin – 1 – 7 February 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency


30 January 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland

OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
1 February – 7 February 2015
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Pacific jobseeker numbers fall

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

Minister for Pacific Peoples
30 January 2015 Media Statement
Pacific jobseeker numbers fall Read more »

Specially-dressed aircraft spread the love of cricket

Press Release – Emirates Airlines

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A change to patches of rain and cooler temperatures

Forecast – MetService

30 January 2015

A change to patches of rain and cooler temperatures

High temperatures, sunny skies and plenty of dry weather – January has been a very settled month. However, changes in the weather patterns over New Zealand for the weekend and the start of February could bring some much needed rainfall to the country followed by some cooler temperatures. Read more »

$3000 fine for false container declaration

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

$3000 fine for false container declaration

Conflicting declarations on the contents of a container arriving from China saw an Auckland woman fined in the Manukau District Court on 27 January 2015. Read more »

Graffiti artist Tilt coming to the streets of Christchurch

Press Release – Embassy of France to New Zealand


The Panic Room
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Hikoi Opposing Deep Sea Oil Endorsed by Hapū Leaders

Press Release – Statoil Out

Hikoi to Waitangi Opposing Deep Sea Oil Endorced by Northern Hapū Leaders

Today northern Maori environmental activists released details of a hikoi that will converge in Kawakawa before heading to Waitangi to co-incide with Government politicians’ arrival on Waitangi Day. Read more »

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

First set of Urban Cycleways projects announced
Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the first $37 million worth of cycleway projects to be rolled out across the country as part of the Government’s Urban Cycleways Programme. Read more »

Development authority needs private sector expertise

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

30 January 2015

Development authority needs clear purpose, private sector expertise

A clear purpose is needed for any development authority established to help speed up the Christchurch rebuild, according to Property Council. Read more »

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