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Bray in Good Company in Florida

Press Release – Fast Company

17-01-17
Bray in Good Company in Florida

Globe-trotting Kiwi karter Daniel Bray found himself in good company at the opening round of the VCI Powered by AM Engines Florida Winter Tour over the January 14-15 weekend. The Aucklander contested the ROK Senior Shifter class alongside three-time former CIK-FIA World Karting Champion Jonathan Thonon, and former Formula 1 drivers Rubens Barrichello and Nelson Piquet Junior! Read more »

Top tips for 2017 Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Press Release – ATEED

18 January 2017
Top tips for 2017 Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

Get the most out of this celebration of the Māori culture of Tāmaki Makaurau Read more »

Nespresso Rejoins Emirates Team New Zealand

Press Release – Emirates Team New Zealand

Nespresso Rejoins Emirates Team New Zealand in the Quest for the Ultimate Cup
Nespresso, the world wide reference for highest quality premium portioned coffee has today reaffirmed its sponsorship of Emirates Team New Zealand in its campaign to win the 35th America’s Cup. Read more »

Marae now accessible on mobile devices via Māori Maps site

Press Release – Maori Maps

MEDIA RELEASE

Auckland/Tāmaki-makaurau

16 January / 16 Kohi-tātea 2017

Embargoed until 17 January, 7.00 a.m.

Marae now accessible on mobile devices via Māori Maps site Read more »

Charities receive more than $34,000 from the ASB Classic

Press Release – ASB Bank

Media release
January 16, 2017

Ronald McDonald House Charities receives more than $34,000 from the ASB Classic

Jack Sock and Lauren Davis aren’t the only winners to emerge from the 2017 ASB Classic. Read more »

Omar-S [FXHE] making his New Zealand debut

Press Release – Friendly Potential

Detroit legend Omar-S [FXHE] is making his New Zealand debut on Friday, 10th March at Whammy Bar. 

There really is no-one quite like Omar-S. Read more »

Last Week to Enroll in the Battle of the Singers Contest

Press Release – Battle of the Singers

Monday 16 January 2017

Last Week to Enroll in the Battle of the Singers Contest

The Ding Dong Lounge’s “Battle of the Singers” contest will be held on January 29th at 7:00 pm in Auckland. Those interested in competing must have their entry forms submitted no later thanFriday January 20th, 2017. Read more »

Rare double bill in Wellington at Meow

Press Release – Martyn Pepperell

The Egyptian Lover & Awesome Tapes From Africa combine for a rare double bill in Wellington at Meow – Friday February 17th
On Friday the 17th of February at Meow, Los Angeles electro hip-hop pioneer The Egyptian Lover will make his live debut in Wellington in a very special double bill with Brian Shimkovitz’s Awesome Tapes From Africa cassette tape DJ set extravaganza. Read more »

Laurie Bags Sixth World Cup Series Win

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Laurie Bags Sixth World Cup Series Win
The queen of New Zealand showjumping showed all her class today winning her sixth Country TV FEI World Cup Series with victory in the final round. Read more »

Change-Over at the Top of Superbike Series

Press Release – Bikesport NZ


2017 NZ Superbike Championships

Change-Over at the Top of Superbike Series
JANUARY 15, 2017: Blink and you’ll miss something … that could well be the advice to spectators at this season’s New Zealand Superbike Championships after another topsy-turvy weekend of racing. Read more »

A VIP experience at Clevedon’s Land Rover NZ Polo Open

Press Release – NZ Polo Open

A VIP experience at Clevedon’s Land Rover NZ Polo Open

For an exhilarating and elegant polo experience, the Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter VIP Marquee at the Land Rover NZ Polo Open, to be held in Clevedon on Sunday 19th February is already proving it will be a great place to be for Auckland’s sporting and social event of the summer. Read more »

Westpac Rescue Helicopter team up with Heineken Urban Polo

Press Release – Urban Polo

Auckland’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter are thrilled to team up with the Heineken Urban Polo
“Auckland’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter are thrilled to receive support from this great new event. Read more »

The Big Bike Film Night 2017 -marking and making history

Press Release – Big Bike Film Night

13 January 2017: For immediate release

The Big Bike Film Night 2017 -marking and making history

The Big Bike Film Night announced their 2017 line-up today, and it promises to be better than ever with an unprecedented range that features the full array of cycling genres. Read more »

Rivalry for Nines captaincy role heats up

Press Release – NRL Auckland Nines

13 January, 2017

Rivalry for Nines captaincy role heats up between Cowboys stars Johnathan Thurston and Gavin Cooper

He’s rated by many as the greatest NRL player of all time and he has led his club for the best part of a decade, however playmaker Johnathan Thurston won’t necessarily have a ‘C’ beside his name when he lines up for the Cowboys at the Downer NRL Auckland Nines in February.
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Jossi Wells through to Finals at Slopestyle World Cup

Press Release – Snowsports

Jossi Wells through to Finals at Slopestyle World Cup

Font Romeu, France (12 January 2017) – The 2016/2017 FIS Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle World Cup is underway in Font Romeu, France with NZ’s Jossi Wells (Wanaka) successfully through qualifying rounds against a stacked field. Read more »

New flavour to twilight sport season

Press Release – MesoBall

New flavour to twilight sport season

This summer sport season there is a new player in town, with the introduction of a brand new grass court netball competition which is set to rock Auckland. Read more »

Fat Freddy’s Drop Sell Out Villa Maria

Press Release – The Label

Fat Freddy’s Drop Sell Out Villa Maria in Their Largest Headline Gig in NZ Ever!

L-R: Mu – DJ Fitchie Read more »

Grab a Ride through Middle Earth with Hobbit Fan

Press Release – TEAR Fund

Grab a Ride through Middle Earth with Hobbit Fan

A hobbit fan who ran the length of New Zealand in sandals is now encouraging strangers to ride it with him on a tandem bike. Read more »

Attend an Exclusive Oscars®Viewing Party in Hollywood

Press Release – Quickflix

11 January 2017

For immediate release

Attend an Exclusive Oscars®Viewing Party in Hollywood

Auckland, New Zealand and Los Angeles, California – It’s awards season and with the Oscars® around the corner, two New Zealanders now have the extraordinary chance to attend an exclusive Oscars® viewing party in Hollywood, thanks to Quickflix. Read more »

Nail-Biting Finish Beckons for NZ World Cup Final

Press Release – Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Nail-Biting Finish Beckons for NZ World Cup Final

It would be a brave person to pick the winner of the Country TV FEI World Cup (NZ series) Final, being hosted on Sunday at Woodhill Sands in Auckland. Read more »

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