Archive for January, 2020

Vodanovich holds off Ransley to win at Highlands

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

Peter Vodanovich scored an impressive victory in the first race of the Best Bars Toyota 86 Championship at Highlands Motorsport Park on Saturday afternoon – withstanding huge pressure from championship rival Jaden Ransley to hold on for victory. Read more »

Hardship Fund must be fair

Press Release – Auckland Heart of the City

Heart of the City and the MP for Auckland Central, Hon Nikki Kaye are seeking action to ensure fair and fast resolution of support for businesses seriously affected by City Rail Link construction. Read more »

A French affair

Press Release – ASB Classic

It will be an all-French affair for the ASB Classic men’s singles final tomorrow.

Either 5th seed Benoit Paire or Next Gen star Ugo Humbert will become the first Frenchman to win the prestigious title. The pair played for the first-time last year in Winston Salem – with the 30-year old Paire having to fight hard to overcome his 21-year old foe 3-6 7-6 (2) 6-3. Read more »

Significant delays due to vehicle fire on SH1

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Significant delays due to vehicle fire on SH1. – Traffic delays, Northcote, Auckland – Waitematā”

Police are advising Auckland motorists to expect significant delays due to a vehicle fire on State Highway 1, Northcote, near the Esmonde Road off-ramp. Read more »

Favona Homicide: Police name 57-year-old victim

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Favona Homicide: Police name 57-year-old victim as investigation continues”

Attribute to Acting Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers, Counties Manukau CIB: Read more »

Several riders may feel they have target on their backs

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 17, 2020: It’s tough when you have a big No.1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle – everyone has you in their gun sights, wants to shoot you down and take that title away. Read more »

CRL hardship fund criteria too harsh

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Significant issues with the City Rail Link (CRL) hardship fund is causing stress and anxiety for local businesses, Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye says. Read more »

Free car seat checks available on 25 January in Christchurch

Press Release – Cheeks in Seats

Parents, grandparents and caregivers are being encouraged to take advantage of free non-judgmental car seat checks by expert Child Restraint Technicians on Saturday 25th January 2020. This event is being run with New Zealand Police and Plunket with some major sponsors from the community. Read more »

Metlifecare receives consent for golf course village

Press Release – Metlifecare

Earthworks are underway for ‘Fairway Gardens’, Metlifecare’s newest retirement village development in the east Auckland suburb of Botany Downs. Read more »

Te Papa Press titles commended at top arts awards

Press Release – Te Papa Press

Three Te Papa Press titles took out some of the top category awards in the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) Book Prizes, announced at the AAANZ annual conference in Auckland at the end of last year. Read more »

Well-communicated, quality research rewarded

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic research can be jargon-riddled and impenetrable to members of the public. The Business Research Translation Competition (BRTC) hosted by the University of Auckland Business School aims to change that. Read more »

Broadway Dreams Returns to New Zealand

Press Release – Broadway Dreams

New York, NY – Broadway Dreams Founder and President, Annette Tanner has returned to her native New Zealand for the third consecutive year to provide the organization’s unique brand of performing arts training to students of all ages. Read more »

Auckland Council cops backlash over proposed port locations

Article – Nick Truebridge – Local Democracy Reporter

Plans to continue lobbying for the investigation of a new port in Auckland’s south have drawn the ire of a Northland strategist. Read more »

Man arrested at airport for child sexual abuse images

Press Release – New Zealand Customs Service

A 40-year-old man has appeared in the Manukau District Court this afternoon, after Customs investigators at Auckland Airport found child sexual abuse images and videos on his phone last night. Read more »

Mood of the nation survey highlights priorities for Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Auckland is one of New Zealand’s top visitor destinations and its focus on taking responsibility to address the impact of tourism on the region has been backed by a new survey of Kiwis. Read more »

Auckland focus for first graduation of 2020

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The number of Police on the Auckland frontline is increasing with the graduation today of a special locally-trained wing of new constables. Read more »

Youth-led climate advocates fundraising for fire help

Press Release – Generation Zero

Youth-led climate advocates fundraising for people affected by the Australian bushfires

Youth-led climate advocates School Strike 4 Climate, Generation Zero and WYMO are holding a fun-focused, community organised, collaborative fundraiser towards aid for the Australian Bushfires. Read more »

Cool southeasterlies keep cloud in the east – otherwise fine

Press Release – MetService

Cool southeasterlies keep cloud in the east – otherwise fine

MetService is forecasting cool southeasterlies over the next few days, keeping cloud in the east, while other areas will be fine. Sunday sees warm temperatures returning to many places. Read more »

Corrections a whānau affair

Press Release – Department Of Corrections

The old adage of not mixing family and work could not be further from the truth for mother and daughter Corrections Officers, Sarai and Latisha Morris. Read more »

Vertiv’s 2020 data centre predictions

Press Release – Vertiv

Auckland, New Zealand [Jan. 16, 2020] – As the world charges into 2020, organisations increasingly will forego the enterprise-or-cloud debate that dominated C-level conversations in recent years in favour of hybrid architectures that incorporate public and private cloud models and edge assets around a reconfigured core. Read more »

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