Archive for March, 2019

Gamers and sports stars unite to support “Aroha For NZ”

Press Release – Aroha for NZ

“Aroha For NZ” is a 24 hour fundraising gaming event kicking off at midday this Saturday 30th March on Twitch.

SkyCity Breakers CEO Matt Walsh and Captain Tom Abercrombie will be at the Let’s Play Live Studios in Auckland this Saturday to start the event. They are joining a host of Twitch and YouTube gamers playing to raise money for those affected by the Christchurch terror attack. Read more »

Savage in the Garden Exhibition

Press Release – The Physics Room

Tanu Gago

Exhibition Preview: Wednesday 3 April, 5.30pm
Exhibition Runs: 4 April – 12 May 2019
Image: Tanu Gago, SAVAGE IN THE GARDEN, 2019, with lighting assistance from Pati Solomona Tyrell, makeup & styling by Elyssia Wilson Heti, and model Tapuaki Helu. Read more »

Strong start to home consents in 2019

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New homes consented in January and February were up about 30 percent each from the same months last year, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Software specialist finalist in Hi-Tech Award

Press Release – Company X

A Waikato technologist who, with his business partner, established a Silicon Valley level company in the region, is a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards. Read more »

Screen producers call for Equity from TPK Māori Media Sector

Press Release – Nga Aho Whakaari

March 28 from Ngā Aho Whakaari

Government need to equitably fund the Māori media sector says a hui held today at Tamatekapua meeting house in Rotorua. Read more »

FRIDAY 29 MARCH – Update from Christchurch Hospital

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Friday 29 March 2019 – 9:30am

Please attribute comment to David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board Read more »

New Zealand Targeting Top Spot At World Champs

Press Release – International Taekwon-Do Foundation of New Zealand

A strong New Zealand team has been confirmed for the ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships in Inzell, Germany next month as they try to go one better than their silver medal two years ago Read more »

Newcastle the latest destination for Kiwi karters

Press Release – KartSport

Newcastle, and the Mt Sugarloaf kart track due west of the riverside city two hours drive north of Sydney, is the destination this weekend for the four young Kiwi karters contesting this year’s SP Tools Australian Kart Championship presented by Castrol Edge (AKC). Read more »

Cats The Musical -Spectaculart TransTasman Cast Announced

Press Release – Sandra Roberts

Producers today announce the cast for the NZ tour of CATS, the musical, starting in just two weeks. Read more »

Auckland Transport backlogged by complaints as crisis grows

Press Release – FIRST Union

FIRST Union has obtained an email from a disgruntled bus passenger confirming an increased volume in complaints regarding bus services failing to deliver in the Auckland Region. The revelation comes amidst a number of bus operators and councils around the country experiencing similar issues. Read more »

World Indoor Archery Championships coming to Wellington

Press Release – NZ Field Archery Association

The NZ Field Archery Association (NZFAA) is proud to be hosting the International Field Archery World Indoor Championships in Wellington in April. Read more »

Join the world’s biggest pyjama party

Press Release – Middlemore Foundation

Join the world’s biggest pyjama party and help South Auckland kids stay snug this winter

The world’s biggest pyjama party could be happening in South Auckland this winter, thanks to the Jammies in June campaign. Read more »

Businesses sink further into a mire of despond

Article – BusinessDesk

By Jenny Ruth

March 28 (BusinessDesk) – Businesses are getting ever gloomier with investment and employment intentions now barely positive and cost pressures rising. Export intentions have fallen to near record lows – below levels at any time during the Asian and global financial crises. Read more »

Large crowds expected at Eden Park for national remembrance

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police in Auckland are expecting a crowd of thousands to attend tomorrow’s National Remembrance Service.

The main event to remember those who tragically lost their lives in the Christchurch terror attacks will be held in Christchurch, but will be live streamed at services throughout the country, including at Auckland’s Eden Park. Read more »

Kennards Hire joins the Westgate Community

Press Release – Kennards Hire

Westgate is home to one of New Zealand’s biggest town developments, and now also home to Kennards Hire’s newest branch, bringing the New Zealand network to 25 branches. Located north west of Auckland in a bustling hive of activity, the family-owned and operated business is meeting demands of the growing region, bringing much needed equipment to the current construction projects and the locals of Westgate. Read more »

Council approves annual budget

Press Release – Waikato District Council

Waikato Regional Council is sticking to its 2018-2028 Long Term Plan with the approval of the draft 2019/20 Annual Plan budget. Read more »

Road reopen after crash, Waitakere

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Waitakere Road has now reopened following a fatal crash between a truck and a bus this morning.

The road is now clear. Read more »

“Flash Gordon’’ thriving in Pulse environment

Press Release – Central Pulse

With the opportunity to finally showcase her netballing credentials, effervescent teenaged Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse midcourter Maddy Gordon has found her niche in Wellington, after a frustrating lead-up. Read more »

Parking changes around North Shore Hospital

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport media release

28 March 2019

To make it easier to find a car park around North Shore Hospital, Auckland Transport is introducing a mix of paid, P120 and unrestricted spaces. Read more »

Shawn Mendes: Ruel NZ Special Guests, Additional Tickets

Press Release – Frontier Touring Company

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