Archive for April, 2019

Sky Tower becomes Sri Lankan flag to remember victims

Press Release – SKYCITY

This Sunday marks a week since the tragic bombings took place in Sri Lanka, where many innocent lives were lost, and people were injured. Read more »

Govt incentives favour prisoners over officers

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

How can New Zealanders be confident the Government is getting tough on crime when Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis thinks rewarding prisoners is the best way to stop them assaulting staff, National’s Corrections spokesperson David Bennett says. Read more »

Serious incident Mount Wellington – update

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Vaaelua, Counties Manukau Police:

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition following a shooting incident at an address on Mount Wellington Highway this afternoon. Read more »

Fruit fly in Auckland – Situation update 26 April 2019

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Biosecurity New Zealand has reintroduced controls on the movement of fruit and vegetables in the Auckland suburb of Northcote following the detection of a further Queensland fruit fly. Read more »

NZ Secondary Schools Team Named to Meet England

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

26 April, 2019

The Netball New Zealand Emerging Talent selection panel has named a dynamic NZ Secondary Schools team to compete against the England U19 team in July. Read more »

Air NZ turbine business wins US$17M contract

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – Air New Zealand Gas Turbines has won a US Navy maintenance contract worth more than US$17 million. Read more »

Missing Auckland man found

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 81-year-old man who went missing from a Mt Albert address yesterday afternoon has since been found.

He was located safe and well on the North Shore. Read more »

Young couple claim $5.3 million Powerball prize

Press Release – Lotto Powerball

26 April 2019
A young couple from Auckland are celebrating after winning $5.3 million with Powerball First Division on Wednesday night. Read more »

Leap into the unknown pays off for young Pulse defender

Press Release – Pulse

Leap into the unknown pays off for young Pulse defender

April 26, 2019

Some things are just meant to be and for rising young Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse netball defender Elle Temu, the choice to relocate has provided the perfect tonic for a speedy transformation. Read more »

Slowing China arrivals reinforce need for new tourism market

Article – BusinessDesk

Slowing China arrivals reinforce need for new tourism markets

By Gavin Evans

April 26 (BusinessDesk) – Reduced visitor numbers from China are a reminder of the need for New Zealand to keep looking for new potential markets for inbound tourism, Auckland International Airport says. Read more »

2019 ANZ Premiership – Round 10

Press Release – Netball NZ

Northern Stars v Northern Mystics
When: 4:10pm, Sunday 28 April
Where: Pulman Arena, Auckland
Broadcast: SKY Sport (NZ), FanPass (SKY), netballnz.streamamg.com (outside NZ)
#ANZP | #STAvMYS Read more »

Air New Zealand secures 3rd US Navy engine overhaul contract

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s Gas Turbines business has won a third significant contract to service US Navy LM2500™ Power Turbines, worth more than USD$17 million. Read more »

Biomatters to be Acquired by GraphPad

Press Release – Biomatters

Biomatters to be Acquired by GraphPad to Form Industry Leading Life Sciences Software Platform

The strategic acquisition will enable the company to accelerate investment in innovation and solutions that further serve and support its global customer base
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Apr. Read more »

Have you seen Dianyanchi Cai?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are seeking the public’s help to locate 81-year-old Dianyanchi Cai.

Mr Cai was reported missing at around 2pm this afternoon, Thursday 25 April, when family realised he wasn’t at his Mount Albert address. Read more »

An orchestra, some pop, and all that big band jazz

Press Release – University of Auckland

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019
This year’s School of Music Grad Gala promises to be a dynamic and diverse musical night out, featuring classical, jazz and popular music students from the School of Music.
There will also be a performance of the Auckland Chamber Choir and the Massed Ensemble, comprised of students of the new Applied Musicianship paper. Read more »

Don’t miss out on the Australasian Fleet Safety Awards 2019

Press Release – Brake NZ

Organisations are invited to enter the fifth annual Australasian Fleet Safety Awards. Brake, the road safety charity organises the awards and is inviting entries from fleet operators and suppliers working to reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers. The deadline for entering is Friday 31 May 2019 and the winners will be announced on Thursday 12 September at a reception in Auckland. Read more »

Dunne Speaks: All Politics is Local

Press Release – Peter Dunne

When I first became an MP back in 1984 one of the earliest and sagest pieces of advice I received was from my illustrious predecessor, Sir John Marshall, who told me “be loyal to your electorate and it will be loyal to you.” It was advice I was to follow constantly for the next 33 years. Read more »

McKay returns to South Island

Press Release – McKay

McKay returns to South Island to establish permanent office in Queenstown Lakes District

McKay is proud to announce that the Queenstown Lakes District Council has awarded McKay Ltd a up to eight year contract to maintain and renew both QLDC and NZTA street and amenity lighting across the district. Read more »

Govt needs to focus on student places in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Govt needs to focus on student places in Auckland

The Government is half way through its term and it hasn’t signed off a plan to manage the increasing pressure on Auckland schools, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

Auckland wharf decision secures tourism future

Press Release – Cruise Lines International Association

The international cruise industry has welcomed a decision to improve berthing facilities at Auckland’s Queens Wharf, which will provide much needed certainty for New Zealand’s cruise sector. Read more »

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