Archive for May, 2019

New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking

Press Release – ProCare Health

New Event Aims to Add Fun into Stopping Smoking for Māori Women
Ready Steady Wahine launched in Auckland Read more »

Debt level shift creates opportunity for accelerated action

Press Release – Auckland Business Chamber

Debt level shift creates opportunity for accelerated action on key wellbeing areas

Welcoming today’s announcement of a change in New Zealand’s debt from 20% to a band of between 15-and-25% of GDP, Barnett said it is a step forward. It could allow the injection of $15b or more into the NZ economy to deliver some real and lasting solutions to our deep seated problems. Read more »

AIA’s new Vitality ambassadors: Ian Jones and Jess Quinn

Press Release – AIA

Rugby great Ian Jones and health and wellness advocate Jess Quinn to help New Zealanders live healthier, longer, better lives

AUCKLAND, 24 May 2019 Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – May 23

Press Release – Hansard



Question No. 1—Finance Read more »

Police make arrest over indecent assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Geoff Baber, Auckland City CIB:

Auckland City Police investigating an indecent assault in the Onehunga area on Monday morning have arrested a man in connection with the incident. Read more »

Silver Ferns Netball World Cup team named

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Silver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua has named a 12-strong team, featuring the return of defenders Katrina Rore and Phoenix Karaka, midcourter Shannon Saunders and shooter Bailey Mes, to contest the 2019 Netball World Cup (NWC) in Liverpool in July. Read more »

Safeswim turns up the technology with drones

Press Release – Auckland Council

Reporting for work for the first time today, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone started collecting water samples at Auckland swim event beaches. Read more »

E-Commerce company launches ecofriendly surfboard range

Press Release – Lone Kauri

AUCKLAND, May 22, 2019 – New Zealand-based e-commerce company Lone Kauri Road Ltd has launched the first of a range of eco-friendly wooden surfboards on its flagship online shopping store Read more »

Freightways says express package growth slowed in 2H

Article – BusinessDesk

Freightways says express package growth slowed in 2H, may flow into FY2020
By Rebecca Howard

May 23 (BusinessDesk) – Freightways says softer express package business growth in the second half poses some risks for the 2020 financial year. Read more »

Three awards at ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Media Release:
Auckland Museum honoured with three awards at
ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards
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Local Film Camino Skies Releases Official Trailer

Press Release – Limelight

Thursday May 23, 2019
For Immediate Release


China Trade Mission perfectly timed

Press Release – China Chamber of Commerce in NZ

The success of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s inaugural state visit and Hon. David Parker in April to Beijing has been the impetus for a multi-sector China Trade Mission confirmed for 9-11 September 2019. Read more »

Parliament: Oral Questions – 23 May 2019

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Oral Questions – 23 May 2019

Questions to Ministers

1. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Is the Government still committed to “reducing net debt to 20% of GDP” as outlined in the Speech from the Throne? Read more »

NZDF Supports Training of Customs’ Detector Dogs

Press Release – Joint Press Release

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Otago Museum wins Arts Access Museums Award 2019

Press Release – Otago Museum

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Active, planning role urged for new infrastructure body

Article – BusinessDesk

By Gavin Evans

May 23 (BusinessDesk) – A proposed national infrastructure commission needs to address gaps in regional planning and could play a more active role in setting standards for smaller councils to work to, lawmakers heard yesterday. Read more »

Farmers retail workers walking off shop floor

Press Release – FIRST Union

Workers in Auckland at Botany, Manukau and Pukekohe are walking off the job today over Farmers’ refusal to pay the Living Wage and the company’s faulty performance pay system that keeps wages down. Read more »

Virtuoso violinist joins NZSO for winter concert tour

Press Release – NZ Symphony Orchestra

One of the most versatile and exciting violinists of the decade makes her New Zealand Symphony Orchestra debut in June. Read more »

NZTrio celebrates Aoteroa with 2019 programme

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

NZTrio is thrilled to announce its 2019 programme, with the newly established permanent trio; Ashley Brown (cello), Amalia Hall (violin), and Somi Kim (piano). The 2019 series will explore the fundamental forces that shape our land, Read more »

Michele Embling wins Hunter Campbell Diversity Award

Press Release – PwC

PwC chair Michele Embling was named the 2019 winner of the Hunter Campbell Diversity and Inclusion Award at the annual INFINZ awards announced in Auckland last night. Read more »

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