Archive for November, 2018

Kiwi kid kicks off Christmas by lighting NZ’s largest tree

Press Release – SKYCITY

Friday 30 November
One Auckland family has the most important job of all tonight: lighting Auckland’s largest Christmas tree and SKYCITY’s Christmas Wonderland and officially starting the countdown to the big day. Read more »

New town-centre and commercial property unveiled

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release
30.11.2018

New town-centre and commercial property unveiled for Mangawhai


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LVRs relaxation unlikely to stoke housing risks: Fitch

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – International ratings agency Fitch Ratings says the Reserve Bank’s further loosening of loan-to-valuation restrictions on banks’ mortgage lending is unlikely to have a significant impact on the housing market. Read more »

New research provides understanding of infant feeding

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

New research provides understanding of infant feeding in New Zealand

New research funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and Families Research Fund has revealed for the first time whether families in New Zealand are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding infants under one year of age. Read more »

Auckland home consents hit 13,000

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

30 November 2018

More than 13,000 new homes were consented in Auckland in a year for the first time since the 1970s, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Press Release – Massey University

Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. Read more »

Missing boy located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Albie Alexander, Counties Manukau Police:

Police are pleased to report the 6-year-old boy reported missing from Weymouth last night has now been located. Read more »

‘Tis the season’ for business failure

Press Release – Nexgen

30 November 2018

New Zealand’s business failure season is almost upon us – December through February is when most SMEs are likely to pull the plug – and that, for many business owners, may be a good thing, notes Auckland chartered accounting firm NexGen Group. Read more »

Winners announced for first-ever refugee support awards

Press Release – RASNZ

Winners announced for first-ever refugee support awards

Winners have just been announced for the inaugural RASNZ Awards for individuals supporting refugee background communities in Auckland. Read more »

Mako Road Dish up New EP ‘Local Safari’

Press Release – Eleventy 12

Mako Road Dish up New Ep ‘Local Safari’, Drop New Video And Announce Australian And New Zealand Tour
With sounds primed for a hot summer ahead, Christchurch indie four piece Mako Road have arrived with the perfect soundtrack for long nights, cold drinks and hazy days with the ‘Local Safari’ EP, which releases today. Read more »

Astroman Arrives in Tāmaki Makarau

Press Release – MR Fahrenheit

Astroman Arrives in Tāmaki Makarau

AUCKLAND THEATRE COMPANY AND TE RĒHIA THEATRE COMPANY PRESENT ALBERT BELZ’ IRRESISTIBLY FUNNY TALE OF FAMILY AND FRIENDSHIP AT AUCKLAND ARTS FESTIVAL IN MARCH Read more »

Amnesty for illicit cannabis breeders

Press Release – Helius

Local cannabis breeders sought by country’s largest licensed producer as Government allows amnesty for New Zealand’s illicit strains
As the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill passed its second reading today, Government has announced that licensed producers will be allowed to onboard illicit cannabis strains – those already in the country. Read more »

Missing boy

Press Release – New Zealand Police



Police have concerns for missing 6 year old Walter Everitt who has not been seen since 6.25pm yesterday. Read more »

Bidding War for Top Technology Talent Forecast Next Year

Press Release – Robert Walters

EMBARGOED UNTIL FRIDAY, November 30, 2018

A culmination of forces will spark a fierce bidding war for specialist technology talent next year, says Robert Walters New Zealand Director Shay Peters. Read more »

Symantec Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant

Press Release – Symantec

Symantec Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers Read more »

Speech: ACT – The World’s First Woolbeing Budget

Speech – ACT New Zealand

Speech: The World’s First Woolbeing Budget – Forget Modelling our Wellbeing, Just Run Government Properly Read more »

ASC Links Housing Shortage and Abortion Rate

Press Release – ALRANZ

Today the Abortion Supervisory Committee (ASC) told the Justice Select Committee abortions increased among Aucklanders aged 25 – 35, possibly because of the rising cost of living, especially housing costs. Read more »

NZ business confidence remains in doldrums in November

Article – BusinessDesk

By Rebecca Howard

Nov. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence remained in the doldrums in November with headline sentiment and firms’ views of their own activity largely unchanged from the previous month. Read more »

New Magic Talk Station is Revealed with Peter Williams

Press Release – Mediaworks

New Magic Talk Station is Revealed with Peter Williams in Lineup,
NEW ROCK DRIVE DUO OF JAY & DUNC, Read more »

NZME and Partners Retain Auckland Market

Press Release – NZME.

NZME and Partners Retain Auckland Market
Commercial Radio Remains Strong

29 November 2018 – NZME and Partners have retained the number one position in the all-important Auckland market, in the latest 2018 GfK independent commercial radio survey. Read more »

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