Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand first neat places app launched by Canterbury graduate

November 24, 2014

A University of Canterbury graduate student has produced a nationwide app showing the best cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and events in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Read more »

Waka Hourua celebrates what’s working in suicide prevention

Press Release – Waka Hourua

Waka Hourua celebrates what’s working in Māori and Pasifika suicide prevention
On 19 and 20 November, Māori and Pasifika national suicide prevention programme Waka Hourua held its first national hui-fono in Auckland. The theme was Whakarauika Mai: Bringing Communities Together to Prevent Suicide in Aotearoa.  Read more »

Hundreds enjoy Thackwood Garden, raise money for local trust

Press Release – Thackwood Garden

Hundreds enjoy Thackwood Garden, raising money for local trust

North Nelson’s Thackwood Garden, nestled in a fourth generation, 300 acre Farm, in Wakapuaka raised over $2000 when it opened to the public today as a fundraiser for the Nelson Regional Breast & Gynaecological Cancer Trust. Read more »

The Someday Challenge 2014 Winners

Press Release – Connected Media

The Someday Challenge

2014 Winners
Young New Zealand film-makers rise to challenge to make sustainability films Read more »

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Domestic violence problem bigger than Sky Tower

SKYCITY’s Sky Tower in Auckland will be lit up in white on Monday evening Nov 25th at 10pm, on the eve of White Ribbon Day. Read more »

State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says Little

Press Release – TVNZ

State Services Commissioner ‘unfit for the job’ says Little

The new Labour leader Andrew Little has called for the State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie to be stood down after his handling of the Roger Sutton sexual harassment case. Read more »

Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for NZ

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The effects of the Auckland housing market bursting-bubble a risk for the whole country

House prices in Auckland which have risen 34 percent since 2011 will be sustainable for as long as there is the demand and the means for buyers to continue purchasing, the University of Canterbury’s architect-in-residence and urban commentator Tim Nees says. Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen interviews Labour leader Andrew Little

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Andrew Little says the shape of his front-bench for the 2017 election may not be clear until the end of next year Read more »

Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing’s Top Honour

Press Release – Yachting New Nealand

Burling and Tuke named for New Zealand Sailing’s Top Honour for 2014

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Delays Possible on SH16 as Remedial Work Gets Underway

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Delays Possible on SH16 as Remedial Work Gets Underway

Auckland motorists are being advised of possible delays on State Highway 16, from Trigg Road to Matua Road, fromthis Monday(24 November) as remedial works get underway on the highway. Read more »

And the winner is…

Press Release – Sky Arena

And the winner is…

22 year old event manager, Brittany Shazell, is going to party like a rock star at the Mahindra SUPER 8 / SUPER FIGHT NIGHT tomorrow night in Auckland. Read more »

Four Chinese Mayoral delegations to visit Christchurch

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Four Chinese Mayoral delegations to visit Christchurch
Four delegations from China, led by the Mayors of Christchurch’s Sister Cities or cities of interest, will visit Christchurch this weekend. Read more »

NZ and China confirm research agreements

Press Release – New Zealand Government

NZ and China confirm research agreements

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today welcomed the confirmation of three research collaborations with China. Read more »

High Court demonstration to demand justice

Press Release – Bust Rape Culture

High Court demonstration to demand justice for more than 1 in 100
People outraged at the lack of justice in the so-called ‘Roast Busters’ case and 99% of other rape cases in this country are holding a visually powerful mass action at the Auckland High Court at 1 o’clock on Saturday. Read more »

Lorde reigns supreme at 2014 VNZMAs

Press Release – Recorded Music NZ

Media release winners – 1
November 20, 2014

VODAFONE NZ MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS
Lorde reigns supreme at 2014 VNZMAs Read more »

Mighty Ape Teams Up With Wellington Firebirds

Press Release – Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington Media Release

21 November 2014

Mighty Ape Teams Up With Wellington Firebirds Read more »

Capital’s Chinese Garden a symbol of partnership

Press Release – Wellington City Council


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NZ China Mayoral Forum opens doors for economic benefits

Press Release – Local Government NZ

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Where are the Monarch butterflies?

Press Release – Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

Where are the Monarch butterflies?

“Where are the Monarchs? That’s a question I’m hearing more and more every day these past few months,” said Jacqui Knight from the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust. “It seems that many gardens in New Zealand have not yet been visited by those spectacular orange and black insects this spring.” Read more »

High community interest for Northern Corridor Project

Press Release – NZTA

High community interest for Northern Corridor Project

The NZ Transport Agency is thanking the community for making the time to attend and provide their feedback at the community open days on the Northern Corridor Improvements last week. Read more »

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