Archive for September, 2018

Auckland City Mission is on the move

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

Friday 20 September
This weekend Auckland City Mission is relocating – to make way for a complete rebuild on its Hobson St site. Read more »

Kiwi teachers awarded for bringing education into the future

Press Release – The Mind Lab

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Auckland Airport announces Board nominations

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously nominated Dean Hamilton and Tania Simpson to stand for election as independent non-executive directors at its 2018 annual meeting. Read more »

Book investigates why some humans want to kill themselves

Press Release – University of Otago

New book investigates why some humans want to kill themselves

University of Otago research psychologist Jesse Bering has explored the dark experiences of being suicidal, in his new book: A very human ending, how suicide haunts our species. Read more »

Car yard property set to be ‘traded in’

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

21.9.2018

Car yard property set to be ‘traded in’ as land and buildings go up for sale


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Detector dogs snooze while New Zealanders lose

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Nathan Guy – Biosecurity

21 September 2018
Revelations that detector dogs have been snoozing while thousands of passengers stroll through Auckland International Airport unchecked by biosecurity sniffer dogs is very concerning, National’s Biosecurity spokesperson Nathan Guy says. Read more »

Urgent fix to new home consent process needed

Press Release – Building Industry Federation

21 September, 2018

The Government must move as a matter of urgency to clear up the delays and confusion in the consent and compliance process costing home owners and industry thousands of dollars every year says the Building Industry Federation. Read more »

Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Press Release – Massey University

Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously. Read more »

The Warehouse Group delivers adjusted NPAT of $59.0m

Press Release – The Warehouse Group

The Warehouse Group delivers adjusted NPAT of $59.0m in year of change


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Tsunami warning sirens to be tested

Press Release – Auckland Council

Aucklanders are advised not to be alarmed when the region’s tsunami sirens have their twice yearly test at noon on Sunday 30 September. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Tangata Beats

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Media Release: Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Tangata Beats – national finals preview

Close to 800 bands and solo-duos have played off in 22 towns and cities around New Zealand with the creme of the talent set to take the stage in Auckland on Saturday September 22 in this year’s national final of Smokefreerockquest. Read more »

Rockshop Bandquest 2018 national final results

Press Release – Rockshop Bandquest

Media Release: Rockshop Bandquest 2018 national final results


Revolution Radio, from Mount Maunganui Intermediate in the Bay of Plenty have just earned $3000 worth of gear for their school music department, as winners of the nationwide primary and intermediate music contest Rockshop Bandquest. Read more »

Fonterra steers clear of consultants

Article – BusinessDesk

Fonterra steers clear of consultants after paying millions to McKinseys

By Nikki Mandow

Sept. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group will not use external consultants for its newly-announced everything-on-the-table asset review, the dairy processor says. Read more »

Bike Auckland Presents Bike Rave

Press Release – Bike Auckland

Bike Auckland Presents Bike Rave, A Glowtastic Night Ride Around the City
Bike Rave Auckland is returning on Friday, October 26 – a glowtastic night ride around the city brought to you by Bike Auckland, the non profit organisation working for a better city for people on bikes. Read more »

Pita Pit NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs teams announced

Press Release – Netball NZ

Pita Pit NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs teams announced

Thursday 20 September 2018

Netball New Zealand is proud to announce the following teams will take part in the 2018 Pita Pit NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – September 20

Press Release – Hansard

ORAL QUESTIONS

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

Question No. 1—Housing and Urban Development

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PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

Press Release – Public Service Association

PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

The PSA is calling on MPI to listen more to dog handlers at Auckland Airport who have been advocating for a longstanding roster in the Border Clearance Services/ Detector Dog Programme at Auckland Airport to be reinstated for dog handlers. Read more »

Canon celebrates countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019™, Japan

Press Release – Canon

Canon celebrates countdown to Rugby World Cup 2019™, Japan

Continuing its support of Rugby World Cup, Read more »

Showquest national final results

Press Release – Showquest

Showquest national final results – media release

Havelock North High School from the Hawkes Bay took out the top spot at the Showquest national final, becoming the first overall winner of New Zealand’s new music, dance and drama showcase for schools. Read more »

Finalists for New Zealand River Stories announced

Press Release – Cawthron Institute

Finalists for New Zealand River Stories announced

The finalists in the New Zealand River Stories category of the New Zealand River Awards have been announced to coincide with the celebration of World Rivers Day on 23 September. Read more »

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