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SkyCity holds all the cards yet again

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

SkyCity holds all the cards yet again

SkyCity holds all the cards in the latest round of negotiations with the Government over the convention centre and Steven Joyce is left holding a dud hand that he dealt himself as taxpayers are set to pay twice for his incompetence, Labour’s Economic Development Spokesperson, David Clark. Read more »

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 »

InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

Press Release – Crowne Plaza Queenstown

Media release from Crowne Plaza Queenstown
Friday December 19, 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock Read more »

NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

By Paul McBeth

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose to an 11-month high against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors weigh up the competing attempts by the neighbouring central banks try and talk their respective currencies lower in a market where they offer attractive returns. Read more »

Public invited to have say on human rights record

Press Release – Ministry of Justice

Media release – Ministry of Justice

Public invited to have say on human rights record Read more »

NetHui 2015: Save the date

Press Release – InternetNZ


NetHui 2015: Save the date

InternetNZ is pleased to ask Kiwis to save the date for NetHui 2015.

New Zealand’s favourite Internet event will take place at SkyCity in Auckland on July 8-10 and once again .the call has gone out to the Internet community for ideas on how to make this the best NetHui yet. Read more »

NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

News release
19 December 2014
NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealand’s business events industry association. 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 »

“Prominent Auckland businessman” a depraved predator

Press Release – Stop Demand

Media Release 19 December 2014
“Prominent Auckland businessman” a depraved predator

The 15-year prison sentence imposed on a “prominent Auckland businessman” for shackling and sexually violating young drug-addicted girls in a dungeon, has been welcomed by sexual violence advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation. Read more »

Horizontal infrastructure review underway

Press Release – CERA

Horizontal infrastructure review underway
Work has begun on an agreed review into the rebuild work and costs related to Christchurch’s earthquake-damaged horizontal infrastructure. Read more »

Smith investigation warrants executed

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Smith investigation warrants executed
Auckland City Police investigating prison absconder Phillip Smith’s activities prior to his departure from New Zealand recently, are aware of allegations about a Department of Corrections staff member and today located and spoke with the person named in those allegations. Read more »

Government must rule out paying more for SkyCity Centre

Press Release – Green Party

Government must rule out paying more for SkyCity Centre
The Government must rule out asking the taxpayer to cover any additional costs in the building of the SkyCity Convention Centre, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

Article – BusinessDesk

Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

By Paul McBeth

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further gambling concessions ruled out. Read more »

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

Press Release – Colmar Brunton

19 December, 2014

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

With the Christmas shopping rush in its final week, new research confirms that Kiwis are increasingly more reliant on technology to shop and are even becoming less resistant to the idea of contactless payment using a mobile phone. Read more »

Tourism NZ endorses NZ International Convention Centre

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

For immediate release

Friday 19 December, 2014

Tourism New Zealand endorses New Zealand International Convention Centre Read more »

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development
19 December 2014 Media Statement

Convention Centre resource consent application to be lodged Read more »

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA RELEASE

19 December 2014

SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC project

SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC). Read more »

Spectacular flythrough reveals first glimpses inside NZICC

Press Release – SKYCITY

MEDIA RELEASE Read more »

Star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series

Press Release – Trinity Hill

Media Release
19th December 2014

Trinity Hill Winery announces a star studded line up for its Summer of Food and Wine Series Read more »

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