Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

EBE Announces NZ National Lecture Series

Press Release – Evidence Based Eating NZ

Registered charity, Evidence Based Eating New Zealand has announced plans to present a series of health lectures in four of New Zealand’s main centres this year. Read more »

Auckland Welcomes Returning Family And Friends

Press Release – Auckland Unlimited


Auckland turned on an emotional welcome for families and friends arriving today at Auckland International Airport, with a choir singing Dave Dobbyn’s Welcome Home/Nau Mai Rā in both te reo Māori and English at the arrivals hall. Read more »

No New Community Cases; 2 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today.

There are 2 new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 2. Read more »

Paakiwaha Promo Monday 19th April 2021

Press Release – Radio Waatea

Tēnā koutou e whakarongo mai nei ki a Paakiwaha.

Paakiwaha is an exciting weekly current affairs programme from a Māori perspective. Paakiwaha is hosted today by Dale Husband and broadcast by Radio Waatea with funding from New Zealand on Air. Read more »

Huge Year For ‘iconic’ Chinese Lantern Festival

Press Release – Hastings District Council

This year’s Lighting of the Osmanthus Gardens has been a roaring success, with an estimated 15,000 taking in the spectacular lantern festival over seven evenings. Read more »

DHL Express Female-led Operations Team Grows 46% In 5 Years

Press Release – DHL Express NZ


  • DHL Express New Zealand’s ‘Women in Operations’ program helps diversify a once male-dominated workplace and promotes women to leadership positions
  • DHL Express New Zealand records the highest number of female employees across the company’s network in Asia Pacific

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Proud To Be Māori

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Te Whānau o Waipareira has launched a powerful campaign this morning; unapologetically celebrating Māori identity with a message of resilience and hope. Read more »

Set Sail Before Dawn This ANZAC Day

Press Release – Fullers

Fullers360 offers free sailings from Devonport to Auckland

This ANZAC Day, Sunday 25 April, Fullers360 is offering free travel for everyone on a 5am sailing from Devonport to Auckland Downtown Ferry Terminal to help passengers attending the commemorative service at Auckland War Memorial Museum.* Read more »

New Zealand Persimmons Grow 20 Percent In Popularity

Press Release – Five plus a day

One of New Zealand’s most on-trend fruit, locally grown persimmons, are about to hit the markets.

Ian Turk, Manager of the New Zealand Persimmon Industry Council, says local growing operations have gone from strength to strength as New Zealanders discover the versatility of this colourful honey-sweet treat. Read more »

Introducing Outset, NZ’s Largest Deep Tech Hub Gets New Name

Press Release – Outset

Today New Zealand’s largest and fastest growing hub for deep tech startups is getting a new name, with LevelTwo becoming Outset Ventures. Read more »

Kiwi Workers Reluctant To Make Business Trips Across The Ditch Despite Trans-Tasman Bubble Opening

Press Release – Frog Recruitment

When the trans-Tasman travel bubble opens today, many Kiwi companies won’t be rushing to buy an air ticket, reluctant to cross the ditch to do business. Read more »

Bridge Deck Taking Shape On Manukau Harbour Walking And Cycling Connection

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The Old Māngere Bridge Replacement project, which will restore a vital walking and cycling connection across the Manukau Harbour, is one milestone closer to completion as work begins on the deck of the new bridge. Read more »

Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel Defeated The Good Oil Tactix 54-36 In Invercargill

Press Release – ANZ Premiership

18 April, 2021

The Ascot Park Hotel Southern Steel’s ardent fans have welcomed their new-look shooting circle with open arms as the southern recruits spearheaded a surprise and commanding ANZ Premiership win. Read more »

Arrest In Manurewa Serious Assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Veronica McPherson, Counties Manukau CIB.

Counties Manukau CIB have arrested a 27-year-old man in relation to a serious assault which occurred in Manurewa on Friday evening. Read more »

It’s Time To Take The Guns Off The Gangs

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

With gangs trying to take control of New Zealand’s largest city, it’s time to get tough on organised crime, National’s Police spokesperson Simeon Brown says. Read more »

Police Investigating After Pedestrian Struck By Car In Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Inspector Uraia Vakaruru:

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a car on Sandringham Road shortly before 4am today. Read more »

No New Community Cases; 4 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation In 2 Days

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today.

There are four new positive cases of COVID-19 and 1 historical case to report in managed isolation since our last media statement on Friday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is three. Read more »

Jill Trevelyan’s ‘Rita Angus, An Artist’s Life’

Article – Howard Davis

Jill Trevelyan’s Rita Angus, An Artist’s Life

Along with the works of Colin McCahon and Toss Wollaston, Angus’ oil and water colours are now considered among the most important in the development of twentieth-century New Zealand art. Read more »

Missing Auckland Man Located

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 81-year-old man reported missing from Mt Roskill yesterday has been located.

He is safe and well.

Police would like to thank all those who got in touch with potential sightings. Read more »

Sky Tower Lights Up To Celebrate The Trans-Tasman Bubble

Press Release – SKYCITY

In anticipation of the Trans-Tasman bubble, the Sky Tower will shine green and gold on Sunday 19 April, to welcome the first quarantine-free flights from Australia. Read more »

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