Archive for August, 2017

Equinox IT appoints solution architect Faranak Torabi

Press Release – Equinox IT

Equinox IT appoints respected solution architect Faranak Torabi

Highly respected Auckland solution architect Faranak Torabi has joined Equinox IT’s Cloud business. Read more »

Aorere Trades Academy Students Win First Prize

Press Release – National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Aorere Trades Academy Students Win First Prize at 2017 National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

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Hospitality & Tourism industry has served up more jobs

Press Release – SEEK

31 August 2017
New Zealand’s Hospitality & Tourism industry has served up more jobs
The Hospitality & Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries on SEEK, driven by strong growth in tourism numbers from both domestic and foreign visitors. Read more »

Conversologie named as NZ’s 1st Hootsuite partner

Press Release – Conversologie

Conversologie named as NZ’s 1st Hootsuite digital services partner

Emerging New Zealand social media consultancy Conversologie today announces that it has been selected as Hootsuite’s first digital services partner in New Zealand. Read more »

Govt, Council sign Rotorua Housing Accord

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith

Minister for Building and Construction

31 August 2017

Govt, Council sign Rotorua Housing Accord

Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick have today signed a Housing Accord aimed at substantially boosting Rotorua’s housing supply over the next four years. Read more »

The Regions Are Not “Another Country” but the future

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters

New Zealand First Leader

Member of Parliament for Northland

31 AUGUST 2017

Speech to Economic Development Agencies Conference Read more »

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Little Giant

Press Release – Dentsu Aegis Network

Dentsu Aegis Network acquires Little Giant

Leading New Zealand digital agency to join Isobar Read more »

Peters’ North Korean Port Plan

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Peters’ North Korean Port Plan

“Winston Peters’ port plan is the latest and worst example of New Zealand First’s backwards 1950s interventionist plan to turn New Zealand into a Pacific North Korea,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Kelly Tarlton’s celebrates the unlikely father

Press Release – Kelly Tarltons

Kelly Tarlton’s celebrates the unlikely father



This Father’s Day, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland is celebrating Dads and all the unique contributions they make every day. Read more »

Gill Gatfield Wins Major International Award for Public Art

Press Release – Gill Gatfield

Kiwi sculptor wins major international award for public art

Gill Gatfield’s black granite sculpture ‘The Kiss’ lauded as “strong, simple, yet meaningful, poetic and political” by international public art CODAawards. Read more »

Finalists Announced for The NZ Top Student Awards 2017

Press Release – Talent Solutions

Finalists announced for the New Zealand Top Student Awards 2017.

The New Zealand Top Student awards celebrates exceptional students currently attending tertiary institutions around the country. Four finalists in six award categories will take part in a final assessment day on the 6th of September to claim a share of the $6,000 in cash prizes up for grabs. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats finals preview

Press Release – Nelson Media Agency

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2017 national finals preview

Last year’s winners were nominated for a Silver Scroll, entries from right around New Zealand rocketed to a record 850 bands and solo-duos, and eyes are now on the national finals of the country’s most enduring music contests, Smokefreerockquest and Smokefree Pacifica Beats. Read more »

Auckland University Students to Run NY Marathon for Charity

Press Release – University of Auckland

Two university students to run the New York Marathon for charity

Two University of Auckland biomedical scientists are heading to the Big Apple to run the iconic New York Marathon and raise money for charity. Read more »

Ports of Auckland Trims Annual Dividend as Profit Slips 28%

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Ports of Auckland trims annual dividend as profit slips 28%

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Ports of Auckland trimmed its annual return to the city as profit dropped 28 percent as the Auckland Council-owned port beefed up spending on its automation programme, which has prompted it to rethink how it engages its workforce Read more »

Airport’s Uber deal leaves no excuses for public servants

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Wellington Airport’s Uber deal leaves no excuses for public servants

31 AUGUST 2017 – The Read more »

Two men charged over the 1987 murder of Chris Bush

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Two men charged over the 1987 murder of Chris Bush
Please attribute to Detective Inspector Gary Lendrum, Counties Manukau Police: Read more »

Auckland Port Facts

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Port Facts

Value of Port on Auckland Councils balance sheet – $1.2 billion: The port:-

· Handles 31% of NZ’s container trade by value – the highest of any NZ sea or air port Read more »

Local Collaboration of Art & Science at Global Tech Festival

Press Release – University of Auckland

Local collaboration of art and science features at global festival

A creative team from the University of Auckland will be heading off to Austria next month to take part in a world-leading digital art and technology festival. Read more »

New research projects for long-term health conditions

Press Release – Healthier Lives National Science Challenge

New research projects for long-term health conditions

Healthier Lives Director Professor Jim Mann is delighted with today’s announcement of $2.3 million for two new research projects, one that focuses on interventions for prediabetes in Pacific communities, and the other on integrated healthcare for people with multiple chronic conditions. Read more »

‘The Corsini Collection’ Opens at Auckland Art Gallery

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

Celebrate Italian Culture as The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florenceopens this weekend at Auckland Art Gallery Read more »

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