Archive for January, 2018

New adventures and journeys on the digital health highway

Press Release – Toi Tangata

31 January 2018, 10am

Press Release: Toi Tangata

For immediate release
Digital Leadership and Mātauranga Māori: New adventures and journeys on the digital health highway
Today marks the bringing together of a group of Māori co-design practitioners from Toi Tangata and the Healthier Lives research team based at the School of Population Health within the University of Auckland at the East Tamaki campus. Read more »

Youth focus in new ARL partnership

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

January 31, 2018

Auckland Rugby League Media

Youth focus in new ARL partnership

Offering further education opportunities for local youth is at the forefront of the Auckland Rugby League’s new partnership with the New Zealand Institute of Sport. Read more »

9-ball back in Chch after quakes closed city pool halls

Press Release – Pool Canterbury

New Zealand’s number one nine-ball pool player Matt Edwards took part in the first tournament in Christchurch since the region’s earthquakes devastated the sport’s central city venues. Read more »

Plan ahead if travelling out of Auckland this weekend

Press Release – NZTA

31 January, 2017
Plan ahead if travelling out of Auckland this Waitangi Day weekend

Motorists planning to include Waitangi Day on Tuesday as part of a longer weekend holiday need to plan ahead to avoid congestion on the main routes north, allow extra time for your journey and drive safely.
Check out the NZ Transport Agency traffic data from previous years to see expected travel patterns at www.nzta.govt.nz/hotspots Read more »

Alexandra Park announces two new board directors

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Alexandra Park announces two new board directors

Two new directors have been appointed to the board of the Auckland Trotting Club – Keith Sumner and Laurie Peckham. Read more »

Auckland gathering of Asia-Pacific business leaders

Press Release – BusinessNZ

Auckland gathering of Asia-Pacific business leaders focus on trade, digital, SMEs

The meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) being held from 1-4 February in Auckland will seek to advance sustainable and inclusive growth. Read more »

Property Institute housing predictions for 2018

Press Release – New Zealand Property Institute

31 January 2018

Property Institute housing predictions for 2018

Following a 100% ‘hit rate’ on its housing market predictions for 2017 – the Property Institute has now released its predictions for 2018. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Jan 30

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. Read more »

Kiwi Karter Ryan Wood Wins in Australia

Press Release – KartSport New Zealand


Kiwi Karter Ryan Wood Wins in Australia

Young Wellington karter Ryan Wood enjoyed a winning start to his 2018 Rotax Pro Tour campaign in Australia over the weekend, claiming top honours in the Junior Rotax class in Melbourne. Read more »

Upside Biotechnologies wins $409k research grant

Article – BusinessDesk

Upside Biotechnologies wins $409k research grant, building closer ties with US Army

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Upside Biotechnologies, a regenerative tissue developer spun out of Auckland University, has won a $409,000 research grant to prepare its PelliCel product for a clinical trial and deepening its existing relationship with the US Army. Read more »

First 12 Youngsters Named in National Swim Squad

Press Release – Ocean Swim Series

First 12 Youngsters Named in National Swim Squad

The first 12 young swimmers to make the Jetstar Super Swim Squad have been named, following the completion of the first two qualifying swims. Read more »

Lane changes on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Press Release – NZTA

30 January 2017
Lane changes on Auckland’s Southern Motorway to assist ongoing construction work

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists travelling south on Auckland’s Southern Motorway (SH1) of planned lane changes to assist ongoing construction work as part of the Southern Corridor Improvements project. Read more »

SeePort 2018: the best yet!

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

SeePort 2018: the best yet!
Over 72,000 people visit Ports of Auckland’s ‘open-port’ festival Read more »

Waitakere Gardens Fukiya Shibu – first club ex Japan

Press Release – Sport Fukiya NZ

Waitakere Gardens Fukiya Shibu (Club) holds weekly sessions for an enthusiastic group of members. If you haven’t heard of Sport Fukiya, it’s the fastest growing sport amongst seniors in Japan with over 30,000 members although it’s a sport that can be played by people of all ages and abilities. Read more »

Auckland Anniversary Weekend busier than whole of July

Press Release – Coastguard

Coastguard volunteers assisted at 93 incidents across the northern region over the long Anniversary Weekend, bringing 272 people back home to safety.
The scorching weather meant boaties were out in droves, but there was no rest for Coastguard volunteers as they took to the water and to the air in our search aircraft, to help keep boaties safe over the long weekend. Read more »

Global heavyweights to judge 2018 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Press Release – NZ Hi Tech Awards

Bill Reichert, Dr Rosie Bosworth and Rebekah Campbell join international judging panel for 2018 NZ Hi-Tech Awards Read more »

The National announce Tiny Ruins to support show

Press Release – Civic Events

The National announce Tiny Ruins to support Villa Maria show

CIVIC EVENTS PRESENTS
THE NATIONAL
AT VILLA MARIA WINERY

TINY RUINS TO SUPPORT GRAMMY WINNERS
Tiny Ruins will be opening for The National at Villa Maria Winery on 25 February. Read more »

Tribute to Dr Hashem Slaimankhel

Press Release – Auckland Regional Migrant Services

Tribute to Dr Hashem Slaimankhel
The Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust (ARMS) would like to pay tribute to our former board member and esteemed community leader Dr Hashem Slaimankhel who lost his life in a terrorist attack while visiting Afghanistan. Read more »

Paul Chowdhry – ‘Live Innit’ NZ Tour

Press Release – Adrian Bohm Presents

It’s a rare and joyous thing to see a stand up so vibrant and imperiously on top of his game” Mail on Sunday Read more »

Bay City Rollers Featuring Les McKeown Announce Tour

Press Release – Metropolis Touring

Bay City Rollers Featuring Les McKeown Announce Australian and NZ Tour!
“I’ll be giving a little love, to my yesterday’s hero’s as I only wanna be with you Australia” Les McKeown Read more »

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