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Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

Press Release – Ciclovia

Bringing Ciclovía back to the people of Wellington

“Let’s do this every Sunday!” was the cry from the thousands of participants in this year’s inaugural Ciclovía event on the Miramar Peninsula in February 2014. Read more »

Kiwis challenged to not have a Rubbish Christmas

Press Release – Plastic Diet

Kiwis challenged to not have a Rubbish Christmas

Youth organisation, Plastic Diet, is challenging kiwis to not have a Rubbish Christmas. Founder Florence Reynolds explains, “We all love opening presents, eating more than we should, and spending time at the beach. But after the celebrations, the Christmas Grinch stays behind in the form of piles of trash.” Read more »

Freeskiers Janina Kuzma 2nd, Beau-James Wells 3rd at Rev Tou

Press Release – Snow Sports New Zealand

Freeskiers Janina Kuzma 2nd, Beau-James Wells 3rd at Rev Tour

Media Release

Copper Mountain, U.S.A (18 December 2014) – Cardrona NZ freeskiers Janina Kuzma and Beau-James Wells, both of Wanaka, have earned podium finishes in the halfpipe at the U.S. Read more »

Bicentenary of the Arrival of the Horse in New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Horse Network

200 years of Service: Bicentenary of the Arrival of the Horse in New Zealand
The arrival of Samuel Marsden’s ship at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands on 22nd December 1812, marks the first arrivals of horses and some other livestock in New Zealand 200 years ago. Read more »

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 December 2014

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village. Read more »

SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

Press Release – The Maple

SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

We are excited to announce the return of SIX60, with the release of their sophomore album set for February 27th via Massive Entertainment/Universal Music NZ. Read more »

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

Press Release – Badminton NZ

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little easier on the nerves with news of their selection to the New Zealand Junior Team to contest the Oceania Championships at North Harbour in February. Read more »

Trotting club invites Katy Perry to watch her namesake

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Trotting club invites Katy Perry to watch her namesake

Alexandra Park would roll out the red carpet for superstar singer Katy Perry if she wants to cheer on an equine version of herself at Auckland’s popular Night Trots this Friday, says Kimberley Algie, Sales & Marketing Manager of Alexandra Park. Read more »

What Aucklanders want from downtown space:variety & quality

Press Release – Auckland Council

18 December 2014

What Aucklanders want from downtown spaces…variety, quality – and lots of it

Running and relaxing, celebrating and quietly contemplating the harbour views, having fun in quirky places and appreciating Auckland’s heritage while having a place for the kids to play with an opportunity to view art. Read more »

Trotting club invites Katy Parry to watch her namesake

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Media release

Alexandra Park

Thursday, 18 December 2014
Trotting club invites Katy Parry to watch her namesake Read more »

Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village event

Press Release – Selwyn Foundation

17 December 2014

Descendant of the first Christian missionary, Reverend Samuel Marsden, to speak at Selwyn Village event Read more »

Auckland Pride Festival 2015 First Programme Announcement

Press Release – Auckland Pride Festival

Auckland Pride Festival 2015 First Programme Announcement: Bigger is Better!

Auckland Pride, New Zealand’s largest festival celebrating the colourful and diverse LGBTIQ community, returns for 2015 with its largest programme to date. Read more »

Freddie Gibbs To Perform Two Shows In New Zealand

Press Release – The Maple

Freddie Gibbs To Perform Two Shows In New Zealand
Astral People in association with Robin Fernando presents the uncompromising and fearless Freddie Gibbs. As an uncut distillation of his surrounds, Gibbs will set foot in New Zealand for two shows next year in February. Read more »

Local Riders Target Glory at South Island Jumping Champs

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

South Island Jumping & Show Hunter Championships

December 19-20

Gore A&P Showgrounds

LOCAL RIDERS TARGET GLORY AT SOUTH ISLAND JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS Read more »

Dragon Island children’s story gets interactive on iPad

Press Release – Kiwa

Dragon Island children’s story gets interactive on iPad

Anti-bullying message brought to life for digital generation Read more »

Christchurch to host spectacular Cricket World Cup opening

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Christchurch to host spectacular Cricket World Cup opening ceremony

17 December 2014

Christchurch is set to host a unique and spectacular opening event for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Read more »

Another Grand Slam Champion to contend for the ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Classic

For immediate release Wednesday 17 December

Another Grand Slam Champion to contend for the ASB Classic title Read more »

Street poets raise their voices this Summer

Press Release – Auckland Live

Media Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STREET POETS RAISE THEIR VOICES THIS SUMMER
AUCKLAND LIVE and NIU NAVIGATIONS present
RISING VOICES SUMMER SERIES
Curated by GRACE TAYLOR Read more »

O’Donnell in for Mondiale Aces return home

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Media Release
Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Young batsman Robbie O’Donnell will join the Mondiale Auckland Aces for their first home Plunket Shield clash of the season starting tomorrow. Read more »

Auckland designer adorns tennis star with champagne diamonds

Press Release – Moet and Chandon

17 December 2014

Auckland designer adorns international tennis star with champagne diamonds

Moët & Chandon, the exclusive champagne sponsor of the NZ Festival of Tennis, has partnered with New Zealand master jewellers, Naveya & Sloane to create the ultimate luxury gift to welcome tennis glamour girl Caroline Wozniacki to New Zealand. Read more »

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