Archive for September, 2019

Russel Norman to deliver 2019 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture

Press Release – Bruce Jesson Foundation

Russel Norman to deliver 2019 Bruce Jesson Memorial Lecture

The former Green Party co-leader, who labelled his successor James Shaw’s Zero Carbon Bill as “toothless” when it was released in May, has titled his lecture: “Will the Zero Carbon Act really cut emissions? What institutional change does a climate emergency demand?” Read more »

Two NZers jailed for child sexual exploitation material

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

Two New Zealanders jailed for importing and possessing child sexual exploitation material

A 51-year-old man was sentenced to two years and five months in jail by the Hamilton District Court this afternoon, for importing and possessing child sexual exploitation publications. Read more »

Free Speech Coalition astonished by winning of ‘thugs veto’

Press Release – Free Speech Coalition

Reacting to the decision of His Honour Justice Pheroze Jagose, Free Speech Coalition Counsel, Jack Hodder QC, said: Read more »

Judgment: Moncrief-Spittle v Regional Facilities Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND
AUCKLAND REGISTRY
I TE KŌTI MATUA O AOTEAROA
TĀMAKI MAKAURAU ROHE
CIV 2018-404-1501
[2019] NZHC 2399
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Mayor welcomes High Court decision on far-right speakers

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed today’s High Court decision dismissing the judicial review brought against Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) following its cancellation of a venue booking to two Canadian far-right speakers. Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Month: Take Action

Press Release – NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Month: Take Action

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ (BCFNZ) is challenging New Zealanders to take a stand against breast cancer this October and help raise funds for awareness and education programmes, for potentially life-saving research, and to support women with breast cancer. Read more »

Small is beautiful when tackling emissions

Press Release – thinkstep

26 September 2019

thinkstep ANZ has signalled its ambition to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even further at the same time as it joins the GEN LESS movement, launched by Energy Efficiency and Conservation Association (EECA). Read more »

Car rally raises $32,000 for children’s mental health

Press Release – Avis Budget Group

Christchurch, 30 September 2019 – A charity car rally has raised $32,000 for children’s mental health research and the development of an app designed to help parents support their children’s well-being. Read more »

Banking Hub trial a new approach to regional banking

Press Release – NZ Bankers’ Association

30 September 2019

A unique partnership of six New Zealand banks will trial a new approach to providing banking services in small regional communities. Read more »

N4L helps NZQA get schools ready for digital exams

Press Release – N4L Network For Learning

Exam support team to include technical readiness assessments led by N4L
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 30, Read more »

New Wave of Young Creatives in Rangatahi Season 2019

Press Release – Te Pou Theatre

Media Release: For Immediate Release
TE POU THEATRE BRINGS IN A NEW WAVE OF YOUNG CREATIVES IN THEIR RANGATAHI SEASON 2019 Read more »

SeekaFresh Grand Opening

Press Release – Seeka

SEEKAFRESH GRAND OPENING IN MT WELLINGTON, AUCKLAND

Te Puke, 30 September 2019: Today Seeka Limited (NZX-SEK) launched SeekaFresh, the company’s rebranded wholesale market and distribution service, in Mt Wellington, Auckland. Read more »

Jasmax and Haumi Partner for Cultural Design

Press Release – Jasmax

Media Release

30/09/2019

For Immediate Release

Jasmax and Haumi Partner to Bring Radical Advancement in Cultural Design Read more »

Community celebrates cancellation of the weapons expo

Press Release – Organise Aotearoa

Community organisers are celebrating the cancellation of the New Zealand Defence, Industry, and National Security Forum, otherwise known as the weapons expo, announced yesterday on a video posted on Auckland Peace Action’s Facebook page.
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SPCA calls on Kiwis and pups to unite for ‘pawsome’ event

Press Release – SPCA

SPCA calls on Kiwis and their pups to unite for ‘pawsome’ event

30 September 2019: SPCA is calling for Kiwis and their pups to join the pack and sign up for this year’s Great NZ Paws Walk. Read more »

Fast path through security for familiar flyers

Press Release – Auckland Airport

30 September 2019

Flyers familiar with pre-flight security are getting a dedicated lane during peak periods at Auckland Airport’s domestic terminal. Read more »

Strong partnerships help achieve more for Waikato region

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

30 September 2019

Waikato Regional Council has signed off on a successful year in which a focus on strong partnerships has helped to deliver more for the region’s communities. Read more »

50 Years – 95 Songs

Press Release – 95bfm

50 Years – 95 Songs The 95bfm NZVAPOR Top 95

95bFM, New Zealand’s oldest independent broadcaster, celebrated its fiftieth birthday this year with a countdown of listeners’ voted 95 favorite 95bFM songs of all time. Read more »

University graduate wins ‘Junior Nobel’

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland science graduate Harry She has topped the Computer Science category in a global competition sometimes referred to as the ‘Junior Nobel Prize’. Read more »

Insurance, costs issues arise in Feltex court saga

Article – BusinessDesk

By Victoria Young

Sept. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The complexities of administering class actions are coming to the fore in the Feltex litigation, as its lead plaintiff goes uninsured and security for costs remains unpaid. Read more »

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