Archive for January, 2016

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival Finale

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival Finale

Some of the brightest stars in the Māori musical firmament will round off the Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival performance programme as part of the festival finale on Monday, 1 February. Read more »

Labour launches policy offering 3 years’ free tertiary ed

Article – BusinessDesk

Labour launches new policy offering three years’ free tertiary education

By Pattrick Smellie

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – A Labour Party-led would institute a policy of free tertiary education for up to three years for any New Zealander who has not previously studied past the end of secondary school, its leader, Andrew Little, announced today in a state of the nation speech in Auckland. Read more »

Ruth Dyson: Vulnerable Women the Victims of Govt Inaction

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Vulnerable Women the Victims of Govt Inaction

Ruth Dyson

Spokesperson for Women Read more »

Waitangi Day Festival ’16: Celebrating the Treaty & Auckland

Press Release – Ngati Whatua o Orakei

Waitangi Day Festival 2016: a Celebration of the Treaty And Auckland

Ngati Whatua Orakei is proud to host Waitangi Day Festival 2016 on Saturday, February 6 at Takaparawhau (Bastion Point). Read more »

Fatal Road Crash – Kaipara Dsitrict – Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Fatal Road Crash – Kaipara Dsitrict – Northland”

At 3.52pm today Police were advised of a serious crash on Pouto Road in the Kaipara District. Read more »

Police Appealing for Info After Shooting in Yates Rd Reserve

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police Appealing for Information After Shooting in Yates Road Reserve”

Police investigating a shooting which left three people in hospital in Mangere overnight want to speak to anyone who was at the Yates Road gathering. Read more »

Police want to speak to Rangi Joseph Harris

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police want to speak to Rangi Joseph Harris in relation to alleged resthome assault

Counties Manukau Police investigating a violent assault that left a 75 year-old woman in a serious condition in hospital want to speak to Rangi Joseph Harris. Read more »

ANZ Dream Big and the BLACKCAPS bring glory days back

Press Release – ANZ Dream Big

ANZ Dream Big and the BLACKCAPS bring glory days back to local cricket club

Yesterday ANZ Dream Big and the BLACKCAPS unveiled a newly restored building to the community of Birkenhead Cricket Club. The restoration was a total surprise to the club’s management and members who had been kept completely in the dark until the reveal. Read more »

Bad Judgement causes Courts to lose credibility

Press Release – Sensible Sentencing Trust

Bad Judgement causes Courts to lose credibility

30th January 2016

A Judge who sentenced a mother to home detention after videoing herself sexually abusing her 12 month old baby son has been named and shamed on the Sensible Sentencing Trusts controversial web-site Read more »

Light shines from Rangitoto

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Light shines from Rangitoto

Tonight [Friday 29 January], a beam of light will shine upwards from the summit of Rangitoto to the heavens. Read more »

New Zealand religious leaders gathering for peace unity

Press Release – HWPL

New Zealand religious leaders gathering for peace unity

HWPL WARP Office, hosted guest speakers and participants from various religious backgrounds to dialogue around the solution for world peace, unifying to create a world of peace Read more »

Air New Zealand and Flight Centre rescue Championship Bid

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and Flight Centre rescue World SuperBoat Championship Bid

Defending world SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey and his ENZED team thought the defence of their SuperBoat world title had been fatally damaged last week when a vital fuel pump failed, Read more »

Marlon Williams and The Yarra Benders show sold out!

Press Release – The Powerstation

Marlon Williams and The Yarra Benders Powerstation show completely sold out!

Marlon Williams and The Yarra Benders concert at Auckland’s Powerstation on Wednesday 9th March has officially sold out. There are no further tickets available. Read more »

Toyota Driving Second Season of Reno Reality Hit Show

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016

Toyota New Zealand, Driving Second Season of Reno Reality Hit Show Read more »

NZ dollar TWI heads for 1.4% weekly drop

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar TWI heads for 1.4% weekly drop as RBNZ adopts easing bias, Fonterra cuts forecast

By Paul McBeth

Jan. Read more »

UPDATE: SFO confirms Intueri under investigation

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: SFO confirms Intueri under investigation; shares drop 35%

(Adds Serious Fraud Office comment)

By Sophie Boot Read more »

Rakon shares drop as it delivers a profit warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Rakon shares drop as it delivers a profit warning

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Rakon shares fell 6.7 percent after the high-tech components maker warned annual earnings will miss forecast because major network operators have delayed their spending on new equipment. Read more »

Rakon shares drop as it delivers a profit warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Rakon shares drop as it delivers a profit warning

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Rakon shares fell 6.7 percent after the high-tech components maker warned annual earnings will miss forecast because major network operators have delayed their spending on new equipment. Read more »

Kiwis welcome Syrian refugees to New Zealand

Press Release – World Vision New Zealand

Kiwis welcome Syrian refugees to New Zealand

Kiwis have come together to welcome Syrian refugees to New Zealand in a heart-warming video released by World Vision. Read more »

Intueri shares plunge 35% on SFO investigation

Article – BusinessDesk

Intueri shares plunge 35% on Serious Fraud Office investigation

By Sophie Boot

Jan. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Intueri Education Group’s shares sank 35 percent as the company said one of its colleges was under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office. Read more »

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