Archive for September, 2017

New Zealand 18s out-classed by Australian Schoolboys 40-8

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

New Zealand 18s out-classed by Australian Schoolboys 40-8
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The New Zealand 18s were out-classed by a slick Australian Schoolboys side, 40-8, in their match-up at Trust Arena in Auckland this afternoon. Read more »

Salina Fisher wins the SOUNZ Contemporary Award

Press Release – SOUNZ

Salina Fisher wins the SOUNZ Contemporary Award for the second year in a row

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is delighted to announce that Salina Fisher has won the 2017 SOUNZ Contemporary Award with Tōrino – echoes on pūtōrino improvisations by Rob Thorne. Read more »

Police working to prevent aggravated robberies

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police working to prevent aggravated robberies”

Work is well underway following the announcement earlier this year of $1.8 million for Police to fund security measures for certain retail outlets – specifically dairies and superettes – who are vulnerable to being targeted by people looking to commit aggravated robberies. Read more »

The Nation: Kiri Allan, Chris Penk and Chloe Swarbrick

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Kiri Allan, Chris Penk and Chloe Swarbrick
Lisa Owen: The politicians we talked to before the break may be feeling a bit of 1996 deja-vu. Read more »

The Whimsy Primsy Collection

Press Release – Jen Gibbs

The Whimsy Primsy Collection

A Children’s Picture Book Series by Jen Gibbs

Launching Saturday 28 October
Launching with the support of arguably New Zealand’s best-loved children’s author, Joy Cowley who said of Whimsy Primsy: “Whimsy Primsy is every child who needs a little reassurance. Read more »

Jet fuel allocations return to normal

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins

Minister of Energy and Resources

30 September 2017
Jet fuel allocations return to normal

A return to 100 per cent jet fuel allocations at Auckland Airport is a great start to the school holidays for airlines and their customers, Energy and Resource Minister Judith Collins says. Read more »

Hair and beauty’s Industry Awards

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Industry Awards 2017: Meet hair and beauty’s business and training superstars
29 September 2017

For immediate release

HITO, Kitomba, and NZARH are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2017 Industry Awards. Read more »

Simply Group in Fast50 Business Awards

Press Release – Simple Energy

Simply Group secures positions in Deloitte’s prestigious Fast50 Business Awards

Two Simply Group businesses have been named as finalists in Deloitte’s Fast50 2017 regional awards. Read more »

$5.3M fine in first for anti-money laundering regime

Article – BusinessDesk

‘Contemptuous disregard’ earns $5.3M fine in first for anti-money laundering regime

By Pattrick Smellie

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – A Chinese-born New Zealander has been fined $5.3 million, ordered to pay costs, and been prevented from continuing to provide financial services in the country’s first award of financial penalties for breaches of the four-year-old anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism regime. Read more »

Watercare releases Annual Report 2017

Press Release – Watercare Services

Watercare releases Annual Report 2017

The Watercare Annual Report 2017 is now available online. The report summarises Watercare’s performance against the objectives set out in our statement of intent and provides an insight into our operations during the 2016/17 financial year. Read more »

Intermittent issue with some AT HOP top-ups

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Intermittent issue with some AT HOP top-ups

Auckland Transport has been experiencing isolated technical issues with some AT HOP credit and debit card top-ups. Read more »

New directors appointed to Auckland Council Organisations

Press Release – Auckland Council

29 September 2017

Three new directors appointed to Auckland Council-Controlled Organisations

Evan Davies and Glenys Coughlan have been appointed to the board of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development and former Cabinet Minister Annette King has been appointed to the board of Watercare Services Limited. Read more »

Sentencing for Operation Penny

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Sentencing for Operation Penny
A 33-year-old Chinese man was sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment in the Auckland District Court this morning for his part in attempting to import 200 kilograms of ephedrine into New Zealand. Read more »

Gordon Walters: New Vision, more than 150 artworks

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

Toi o Tāmaki have partnered to present Gordon Walters: New Vision, an exhibition of more than 150 artworks by Gordon Walters (1919–1995). The exhibition opens on Saturday 11 November at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Read more »

Verhoeven Group: Master of Growth

Press Release – Verhoeven Group

Verhoeven Group: Master of Growth

Waikato-based Verhoeven Group scooped up two awards in the 2017 Deloitte Fast 50 regional awards in Hamilton last night; taking home the Master of Growth award and the Fastest Growing Retail or Consumer Products Business for the Central North Island. Read more »

Waiheke Pilot Project gets the go-ahead

Press Release – Auckland Council

Waiheke Pilot Project gets the go-ahead
29 September 2017

As part of implementing recommendations from Auckland Council’s Governance Framework Review, the Governing Body yesterday approved a three-year pilot project for the Waiheke Local Board. Read more »

Safety conscious companies recognised at Fleet Safety Awards

Press Release – Brake NZ

Safety conscious companies recognised at Fleet Safety Awards
Companies have been honoured for working hard to reduce road crashes involving at-work drivers during Brake’s third annual Australasian Fleet Safety Awards. Read more »

New Community Hubs

Press Release – Communicate Media

New Community Hubs

Communicate Media, based in Auckland has begun installing its new Community Hubs in North Island New World and Pakn’Save supermarkets. Read more »

Global campaign to help end marine litter

Press Release – Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium

World’s biggest aquarium group teams up with global campaign to help end marine litter

NEW ZEALAND, Monday 25th September 2017: The world’s biggest aquarium chain SEA LIFE, which operates SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland, has thrown its weight behind a fast-growing global marine conservation movement, ‘#OurOcean’. Read more »

Remember Mumps These School Holidays

Press Release – Nelson Malborough District Health Board

Remember mumps these school holidays

Dr Andrew Lindsay, Medical Officer of Health with the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service, has issued a reminder to GPs and other healthcare professionals in the region to be alert to mumps. Read more »

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