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Rotorua shift for Maori TV a bizarre move

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Rotorua shift for Maori TV a bizarre move

The bizarre idea to move Maori TV to Rotorua is either poor planning or possible political interference that adds to the perception of a service in crisis, says Labour MP for Tamaki Makaurau Peeni Henare. Read more »

Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup Opener

Press Release – The Black Balloon

Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup Opener

Bridget Hansen and her lovely home-bred grey showjumper Turn it Blue NZPH cruised to a stunning victory in the opening round of New Zealand’s Ultramox FEI World Cup Series at Hawke’s Bay on Show today. Read more »

Fatal crash – Dairy Flat Highway – Waitemata

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fatal crash – Dairy Flat Highway – Waitemata

One person is deceased after a truck v car crash on Horseshoe Bush Rd & Dairy Flat Highway, Dairy Flat, shortly before 4.30pm today. Another person has been transported to North Shore Hospital with minor injuries. Read more »

Whitcoulls sell record-breaking jigsaw puzzle

Press Release – Whitcoulls

Whitcoulls sell record-breaking jigsaw puzzle

Puzzling is huge and it just got bigger with Whitcoulls releasing EDUCA Puzzle 33600 into New Zealand. This striking wildlife puzzle by top international artist Adrian Chesterman contains the largest number of pieces of any jigsaw puzzle in the world. It is also one of the most expensive, at NZ$999.00. Read more »

Mission, Marae celebrate first year of food bank partnership

Press Release – Auckland City Mission

AUCKLAND CITY MISSION MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Mission and Papakura Marae celebrate first year of food bank partnership Read more »

Dorchester closes oversubscribed $30M capital raise

Article – BusinessDesk

Dorchester closes $30 million capital raise, applications exceed offer

By Suze Metherell

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Dorchester Pacific, the finance company midway through a takeover for Turners Group, has closed its $30 million capital raising saying the offer was oversubscribed. Read more »

Kerepehi Police shooting release #4

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Kerepehi Police shooting release #4

Friday, 24 October 2014 – 3:46pm

National News

A complex case requiring the interviewing of a large number of people and the completion of extensive forensic examinations is how the officer in charge of the investigation into Tuesday’s Police shooting at Kerepëhi describes his team’s inquiry. Read more »

Sky TV to launch $20/month subscription ondemand service

Article – BusinessDesk

Sky TV to launch $20/month subscription video ondemand service

By Fiona Rotherham

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television, the country’s dominant pay-TV operator, will launch a new $20 a month subscription video ondemand service, Neon, in December, targeting non-Sky customers as it faces intensifying competition for viewers. Read more »

Cavalier shares drop 10% after profit warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Cavalier shares drop 10% after profit warning

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Cavalier Corp dropped 10 percent after the carpet maker warned it will probably miss earnings guidance due to a strong kiwi dollar against its Australian counterpart and a high price of wool. Read more »

First NZ festival to win Greener Festival award

Press Release – Splore Festival

Splore is the first New Zealand festival to win an international ‘A Greener Festival Award’.

Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014. Read more »

Life and death in New Zealand

Press Release – University of Auckland

Life and death in New Zealand
Media Release
University of Auckland
24th October 2014 Read more »

The cost of obesity – Professor Boyd Swinburn

Press Release – ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Boyd Swinburn Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health University of Auckland Read more »

Two Kiwi Icons Team up for Ultimate Tourism Partnership

Press Release – SKYCITY

Two Kiwi Icons Team up for Ultimate Tourism Partnership

SKYCITY Auckland has today announced a new partnership that will see renowned AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand take over the operation of the iconic Sky Tower’s SkyJump and SkyWalk adventure tourism activities. Read more »

2015 NZ Hotel Industry Conference date & venue announced

Press Release – Hotel Industry Conference

2015 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference date & venue announced

The 2015 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will be held at The Langham, Auckland on Thursday, 4 June 2015. Read more »

Language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

Press Release – Auckland University

International language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

Professor Jack Richards – a world renowned specialist in second and foreign language teaching – will present his inaugural lecture at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education next Friday. Read more »

Andrew North – Australasia’s top auctioneer

Press Release – Harcourts

Andrew North – Australasia’s top auctioneer

24 October 2014

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Extraordinary Celebration of Arts for Everyone

Press Release – Auckland Arts Festival

MEDIA RELEASE

EMBARGOED: 6PM, 23 OCTOBER 2014

LET’S GET THE PARTY STARTED! Read more »

New Auckland Council Navigation Bylaws Come into Effect

Press Release – NZ Marine

New Auckland Council Navigation Bylaws Come into Effect This Weekend

Safer Boating Week ends Friday, and with the start of Labour weekend here, there’s no better time to check your boat is safe and prepared to get out on the water over summer. Coinciding with the Labour Weekend, new Auckland Council Navigation bylaws also come into effect from Saturday. Read more »

Sky TV sees annual profit gain of up to 8.6% in 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

Sky TV sees annual profit gain of up to 8.6% in 2015, flags new ondemand service

By Paul McBeth

Oct. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television, the country’s dominant pay-TV operator, sees annual profit rising as much as 8.6 percent in the 2015 financial year, and plans to upgrade its customer set-top boxes and roll out a new web-based ondemand service. Read more »

Ziera Shoes Named Supreme Topshop in All of New Zealand

Press Release – Ziera

Ziera Shoes Named Supreme Topshop in All of New Zealand
The best shops from around the Upper North Island, and across New Zealand have been named in the Retail NZ TopShop Awards ceremony held in Auckland last night. Ziera Shoes in Broadway Newmarket was named not only the Overall Regional TopShop for the Upper North Island, but also the Supreme TopShop in all of New Zealand. Read more »

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