Archive for May, 2018

Announcement of new Ambassador to Thailand

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Rt Hon Winston Peters
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Foreign Affairs

31 May 2018

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of Tahamoana Macpherson as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Thailand. Read more »

Travellers Can Now Enjoy Full Dior Brand Experience

Press Release – Loop Duty Free

Dior Senior Vice President of Travel Retail, Olivier Dubos, and The Loop Duty Free New Zealand, General Manager, Tom Byrne officially open the new Dior display


April storm response to be reviewed

Press Release – Auckland Council

April storm response to be reviewed

An independent review of the response by Auckland’s emergency management agencies to the major storm event that hit the region in Auckland will be carried out in the coming months. Read more »

Unitec takes out top national health and safety award

Press Release – Safeguard

Unitec takes out top national health and safety award

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Thursday 31 May 2018 Read more »

Man charged over New Lynn hit and run incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Sergeant Peter Law, Waitemata Police:

Police have arrested and charged a driver involved in a hit and run incident on Great North Road, New Lynn on Monday 28 May. Read more »

Drug for two leading causes of NZ blindness now funded

Press Release – Bayer NZ

Treatment to tackle the country’s two leading causes of blindness[1],[2] now funded on the Pharmaceutical Schedule Read more »

Young People Declare their Vision for Aotearoa

Press Release – Aotearoa Youth Declaration

Aotearoa Youth Declaration brought together nearly 300 young people from around the country to create a youth vision for Aotearoa. Read more »

Human Rights Watch targets Israeli banks… NZ Super fund

Press Release – Palestine Solidarity Network

Human Rights Watch targets Israeli banks – invested in by NZ Super Fund

The Palestine Solidarity Network has renewed calls for the NZ Super Fund to divest its shareholding in Israeli banks which invest in the illegal construction of Jewish only settlements in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Read more »

Happy Valley celebrates winter with free skiing on Friday

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu’s Happy Valley celebrates arrival of winter with free skiing on Friday

Mt Ruapehu is celebrating the start of winter on Friday June 1 (tomorrow) with free skiing and snowboarding at Happy Valley. Read more »

SKP Reaction to Environment Court Ruling

Press Release – Save Kennedy Point

Disappointed but Not Defeated: SKP will seek Community Consultation after Devastating Court Decision

It’s been a huge task for the small Waiheke community, Read more »

NZ passengers are losing out to monopoly airports

Press Release – Airlines for Australia and New Zealand

Auckland International Airport has set prices that are not in the long-term interest of consumers, and more must be done to protect airport users from the market power exerted by monopoly airports, according to a submission by Airlines for Australia & New Zealand (A4ANZ). Read more »

One year on, Mayor Phil Goff welcomes Housing First progress

Press Release – Auckland Council

Friday 31 May 2018

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the first-year results released today by the Housing First Auckland collective. Read more »

Voting early in the Northcote by-election

Press Release – Electoral Commission

Voting early in the Northcote by-election

28 May 2018 Media releases
Advance voting starts today [28/5] in the Northcote by-election. Read more »

Housing First programme proves value in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Phil Twyford
Minister for Housing and Urban Development


Jed Parsons Announces Album Release And Tour Dates

Press Release – NikNak Media

Jed Parsons is hitting the road to celebrate the release of his upcoming debut albumMIDNIGHT FEAST, which is out on July 13. Read more »

MĀUI’S HOOK World Premiere at NZIFF

Press Release – Kiriata Films

MĀUI’S HOOK World Premiere at NZ International Film Festival

Auckland July 21, then nationwide (bookings open June 29) Read more »

Three Strikes Law Protects Public, Warns Violent Offenders

Press Release – Family First

31 May 2018
Family First NZ says that the government will send a message that we’re not serious about the “It’s Not OK” zero-tolerance message on family violence if it scraps the Three Strikes law. Read more »

NZME Secures Exclusive Radio Rights for America’s Cup

Press Release – NZME.

31 May 2018 – Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport have covered the America’s Cup since 1983, and this series will be no different as NZME announce today they have entered into an agreement with TVNZ to secure exclusive radio rights for the 36th America’s Cup Presented by Prada in March 2021. Read more »

TVNZ to push the boat out with America’s Cup coverage

Press Release – America’s Cup Media

31 May 2018

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Largest ever Auckland only recruit wing to graduate today

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The largest ever Auckland-only Police wing in 40 years graduates at the Royal New Zealand Police College today, 31 May 2018. Read more »

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