Archive for September, 2015

Nation’s Best Images – free outdoor exhibition in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year

OUR NATION’S BEST IMAGES – free outdoor exhibition opens in Auckland

Public invited to vote the best of the best
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The Chills to Release Silver Bullets in New Zealand

Press Release – Flying Out Music

The Chills to Release Silver Bullets in New Zealand 30th October

Out October 30 on LP, CD and Digitally via Fire Records and Flying Out.
On the 30th October The Chills release their first full-length album in nearly two decades, released on Fire Records and available in New Zealand via Flying Out! Read more »

Auckland home build rate hits another high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Housing
30 September 2015 Media Statement Read more »

Funding announced for community projects

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Jo Goodhew

Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector
30 September 2015 Media Statement Read more »

State Tenants to March Against Privatisation in Tāmaki

Press Release – Defend Glen Innes

State Tenants to March Against Privatisation in Tāmaki

State housing tenants in Tāmaki are planning to march from Panmure roundabout to Glen Innes this Friday 2 October, 10am, in resistance to the privatisation of state housing in their communities. Read more »

New chair and directors appointed to ACIL

Press Release – Auckland City Council

New chair and directors appointed to ACIL

Auckland Council has approved the appointment of three new directors to the board of Auckland Council Investments Limited (ACIL). Read more »

Two men arrested for bank robberies

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two men arrested for bank robberies

Counties Manukau Police have arrested two men in relation to a string of robberies carried out at South Auckland banks and a service station between 31 August and 25 September 2015. Read more »

An almighty celebration of the animals

Press Release – SPCA Auckland

An almighty celebration of the animals

Sunday October 4 will see a frenzy of animal celebrations as two important happenings fall on the same date – the feast day of St Francis of Assisi, the Patron Saint of animals, and World Animal Day, honoured by 100 countries around the globe. Read more »

Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines club programme returns

Press Release – NRL Auckland Nines

Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines club programme returns for 2016

Sixteen rugby league clubs across the Auckland region have been chosen to take part in the 2016 Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines club programme. Read more »

Power of balance poised to tip even further

Press Release – ASMS

Power of balance poised to tip even further in favour of drug companies

International reports suggest that the latest proposal under the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) would effectively mean an extra three years of monopolies for biologic medicines, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more »

Sugary drinks banned from hospitals and health boards

Press Release – University of Auckland

Sugary drinks banned from hospitals and health boards

All hospitals and DHBs are expected to kick sugary drinks out of their premises today. Read more »

CentrePort returns to profit

Article – BusinessDesk

CentrePort returns to profit on increased log shipments, container volumes

By Suze Metherell

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – CentrePort, Wellington’s port operator, returned to profit as increased log shipments and container volumes helped it recover from an earthquake-affected result in 2014. Read more »

Defence minister, not panda pimp

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Defence minister, not panda pimp

While Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee is in China pushing a taxpayer funded deal to bring two pandas to New Zealand, the country’s military look set to be hit with a pay freeze, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says. Read more »

Frog 2015 iNTRAPRENEUR Breakfast Series

Press Release – Frog Recruitment

Frog 2015 iNTRAPRENEUR Breakfast Series: Auckland businesses learn how to ease ‘growing pains’

A valuable lesson in how to ease ‘growing pains,’ is on the menu for Auckland’s top businesses at an exclusive business breakfast later this month. Read more »

Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards 2015

Press Release – Silver Fern Farms

Only the best make the cut – Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards 2015

New Zealand’s top chefs from the Bay of Islands to Queenstown are sharpening their knives as they compete for the title of ‘Premier Master of Fine Cuisine’ in the third annual Silver Fern Farms Premier Selection Awards. Read more »

Five year test a better bright line test

Press Release – Green Party

Five year test a better bright line test

The National Government still has time to extend the bright line test to five years to better curb rampant housing speculation, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Strong interest in $500 million Industrial Port at Rolleston

Press Release – Carter Group

Strong interest in $500 million Industrial Port at Rolleston

The Carter Group, the developer of the new $500 million Industrial Port (I PORT), an industrial and logistics park located on 122 hectares of prime industrial-zoned land at Rolleston, Christchurch says it is buoyed by the interest the project is attracting. Read more »

NZ residential building consents fall 4.9% in September

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ residential building consents fall 4.9% in September as Canterbury focus shifts to non-residential work

By Paul McBeth Read more »

Orion Health to deliver in-store Clinical Solution

Press Release – Orion Health

Orion Health to deliver in-store Clinical Solution for Boots stores throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland Read more »

Wellington startup Eight Wire selected for IBM SmartCamp

Press Release – Eight Wire

Wellington startup Eight Wire selected to fly to Silicon Valley as semi-finalist in IBM SmartCamp

After topping the 2015 IBM SmartCamp in Auckland, Wellington company Eight Wire has been selected from 30 winners around the world to compete at the semi-finals in San Francisco. Read more »

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