Archive for August, 2016

St John’s College Slices up the Competition

Press Release – National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge


MEDIA RELEASE

31 August 2016

St John’s College Slices up the Competition Read more »

So Much There Is exhibition at Studio One Toi Tū

Press Release – Mapura Studios


Portraits – Harry Nua
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New novel Bleak City – set in post-EQ Christchurch

Press Release – Taylfin Publishing

Press Release: Taylfin Publishing

For immediate release: 31 August 2016

Book website: http://bleak.city Read more »

Christchurch March for Democracy, National Day of Action

Press Release – It’s Our Future

Christchurch Protest March for Democracy, 10 September 2016, National Day of Action
New Zealanders from all walks of life will come together on 10th September in a Day of Action that will affirm our democratic rights and support initiatives to build a fairer and more sustainable society. Read more »

Transforming everyday objects into art

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Transforming everyday objects into art

Two Australian artists who have carved a career out of transforming everyday objects into art works are the most recent recipients of the Te Whare Hēra Wellington International Artist Residency run in conjunction with Massey’s College of Creative Arts. Read more »

Feds Says GMO Decision Shows Law Is Short-sighted

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Feds Says GMO Decision Shows Law Is Short-sighted
The full potential of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) will never be realised if central government is not given full jurisdiction to regulate their use says Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston. Read more »

Bring the Rawkus

Press Release – Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa

Bring the Rawkus

The Crecendo Trust of Aotearoa is proud to announce the official launch of 88.3 Rawkus Radio!

Rawkus Radio is a West Auckland radio station running 24 hours by the youth of Auckland. The station features the best of national and international alternative rock bands, with a focus on Emo, Pop-Punk, and Post-Hardcore. Read more »

Contenders Emerge From NSST Pool Play

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Contenders Emerge From NSST Pool Play

Top seeds St Paul’s College live to chase their 16th NZRL National Secondary Schools title, when this year’s tournament enters the semi-final stage at Papakura’s Bruce Pulman Park tomorrow. Read more »

Voter awareness campaign launches

Press Release – Auckland Council

31 August 2016
Voter awareness campaign launches Show Your Love for Auckland – Vote.

That’s Auckland Council’s message to the city’s one million plus eligible voters in a multimedia billboard, radio, print and digital communications campaign launched today. Read more »

New Zealand’s 12th Diversity Forum focused on the future

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

New Zealand’s 12th Diversity Forum focused on the future
The Human Rights Commission’s 12th Diversity Forum, “Future Focus: Te Anga Whakamua” will get underway at Te Papa Tongarewa tomorrow. More than 400 people from across New Zealand will be taking part. Read more »

Spark issues 10-year bond, paying 3.94%

Article – BusinessDesk

Wednesday 31 August 2016 03:25 PM

Spark issues 10-year bond, paying 3.94%

By Edwin Mitson

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand is to raise $125 million in 10-year bonds, paying investors an interest rate of 3.94 percent. Read more »

Police shut down Auckland drug dealing network

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police shut down Auckland drug dealing network
National Organised Crime Group Police in Auckland have today shut down a large network of cocaine and methamphetamine dealing in the city, concluding a three-phased investigation that has been running over several months. Read more »

GE appoints energy industry veteran as Country Leader for NZ

Press Release – GE New Zealand

GE appoints energy industry veteran as Country Leader for New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, August 31, 2016 – GE has announced the appointment of Kevin Hart as GE Country Leader for New Zealand. Read more »

Police investigating power tool burglaries appeal to public

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police investigating power tool burglaries appeal to public”

Auckland Central District Police are appealing for members of the pubic to identify two individuals who burgled a Mt Wellington hardware store in July. Read more »

NZ eSports live on Twitch and SKY Sport 3 kicks off

Press Release – Letsplay.live

NZ GAMING CHAMPIONSHIP (NZGC)
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS PREMIERSHIP 2016
Letsplay.live, Australasia’s home of eSports is bringing competitive gaming to New Zealand with the New Zealand Gaming Championships (NZGC) League of Legends Premiership 2016 in association with Logitech and Twitch. Read more »

Cocktail Earth Cup Kick Carbon To The Curb

Press Release – 42 Below

42BELOW® Cocktail Earth Cup Competition 2016

KIWI COCKTAIL COMP KICKS SOME CARBON TO THE CURB IN QUEENSTOWN Read more »

Hirepool’s growth stepping up a gear: CEO

Press Release – Hirepool Limited

31 AUGUST 2016

Hirepool’s growth stepping up a gear: CEO

Hirepool’s acquisition of independently-owned Kumeu Hire is part of the company’s drive to extend both its geographical reach and the range of products and services it offers, says CEO Brian Stephen. Read more »

University of Auckland is most innovative in Australasia

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
University of Auckland is most innovative university in Australasia in new rankings Read more »

Action needed to reverse “ghettoization” of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland Business School

Action and aroha needed to reverse creeping “ghettoization” of Auckland
An increasingly divided Auckland of “ghettos and gated communities” is what lies ahead if the city and nation fail to tackle the widening gap between rich and poor. Solutions must come from all quarters – local and central government, iwi, community grassroots, business and philanthropy – and start with empathy, caring, and aroha. Read more »

Shaolin Warriors – Opens Tonight in Wellington

Press Release – Lunchbox Theatrical Productions

OPENS TONIGHT
at St James Theatre, Wellington until Sunday

and ASB Aotea Centre, Auckland from next Wednesday Read more »

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