Archive for August, 2015

Premiership finalists set for Saturday triple-header

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

Premiership finalists set for Saturday triple-header

The Mt Albert Lions and Pt Chevalier Pirates will face off in their third-consecutive Appliance Shed Fox Memorial Premiership grand final this Saturday at Mt Smart Stadium #2. Read more »

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Press Release – NZTA

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

The first of the sections of the Canada St Bridge which will form a vital link in Auckland’s inner city cycle network have been successfully transported onto site within the Central Motorway Junction. Read more »

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Press Release – NZTA

31 August 2015
Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway


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All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced

Press Release – NZ Rugby Union

All Blacks squad for RWC 2015 announced

allblacks.com 30 Aug 2015

The All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2015 has been announced with the All Blacks selectors selecting a squad featuring experience, depth and talent. Read more »

Auckland housing consents top 1000 in July

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing

31 August 2015
Media Statement
Auckland housing consents top 1000 in July Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as US jobs data seen boosting case for rate hike

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar may decline this week on the expectation stronger US jobs data will increase the chance of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike next month. Read more »

Auckland Transport weather warning

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport weather warning
Auckland Transport is urging people to take care on the roads today following a MetService advisory of severe gales and heavy rain from this evening. Read more »

Countdown supermarkets nationwide to accept Visa payWave

Press Release – Visa

Countdown supermarkets nationwide to accept Visa payWave on Debit

AUCKLAND, August 31, 2015 – From today Countdown customers will be able to pay using Visa payWave on Debit in a move by the supermarket to offer greater payment choice at the checkout. Read more »

ASB North Wharf a glowing example

Press Release – Ideas Shop

ASB North Wharf a glowing example as Auckland companies sweep the boards at Master Electricians Excellence Awards Read more »

Instagram Photo Challenge To Support Suicide Prevention

Press Release – Zeal.nz

Instagram Photo Challenge To Support Suicide Prevention This September

A 10 Day Photo Challenge is set to engage thousands of kiwi teenagers in life-affirming conversation in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day, Sept 10. Read more »

Kiwi Regional Airlines – still the best bet

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

Kiwi Regional Airlines – still the best bet for regional direct flights!
New Zealand-owned Kiwi Regional Airlines has restated its support for regional direct flights in the wake of Jetstar’s announcement of flights connecting a handful of regional centres to Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

Ambient Group Rebrands under QMS Banner

Press Release – Ambient Group

Ambient Group Rebrands under QMS Banner
AUCKLAND – 31 August 2015 – QMS Media Limited, the parent company of Ambient Group, is pleased to announce the rebranding of Ambient Group to QMS NZ. Read more »

Tours on board historic steam tug

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Tours on board historic steam tug return to the Auckland Heritage Festival

Ports of Auckland return to the Auckland Heritage Festival, running historic boat tours of the port and Waitematā for the seventh year aboard the William C Daldy steam tug; one of our City’s first tug boats after arriving in Auckland in early 1936. Read more »

Thanks for the house deposit mum

Press Release – HRV

31 August, 2015

Thanks for the house deposit mum, don’t forget to mow the berm dad

This weekend, if you’re heading out to an Open Home and not relying on mum and dad for a hand out to buy the house, then you’re a rare breed. Read more »

New dwelling consents hit 10-year high

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New dwelling consents hit 10-year high

31 August 2015

There were 2,824 new dwellings consented nationally in July 2015, up 24 percent compared with July 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Tutor’s world champion hot sauce nominated for another award

Press Release – Whitireia Polytech

Tutor’s world champion hot sauce nominated for another award

Following on from its success at the 2015 World Hot Sauce Awards, Whitireia tutor Nick Huffman’s chilli pepper blend creation, Huffman’s Hot Sauce, has been nominated for the NZ Herald Bite Gourmet Award at this year’s New Zealand Food Awards. Read more »

NZ residential building consents jump 20% in July

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents jump 20% in July, driven by Auckland intentions

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents jumped by a fifth in July, turning around a decline in June, and spurred by increased construction intentions in Auckland. Read more »

CITY TALKS: Sophie Jerram and Mark Amery

Press Release – City Gallery Wellington

CITY TALKS: Sophie Jerram and Mark Amery — Letting Space

Hear how temporary art projects within public and private spaces influence the way our cities operate as social places Read more »

Winning apprentice thanks skilful mentor

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Winning apprentice thanks skilful mentor

Building apprentice Jacob Hesketh has been named the Northern Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Motivated apprentice wins top award

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Motivated apprentice wins top award
Building apprentice Shaun Campbell has been named the Upper South Island Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

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