Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Young Inventor Branches Out with Treehouse Design

Press Release – Joe Public Relations

Tuesday, 4 August, 2015

Young Inventor Branches Out with Treehouse Design
A treehouse platform for kids to build architectural wonders in their backyard has won a Kiwi inventor the top prize in the New Zealand leg of the fifteenth James Dyson Award, a global product design competition that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. Read more »

Queenstown’s Future Bars launch new venture in Auckland

Press Release – Southern PR

August 4 2015

Queenstown’s Future Bars launch new venture in Auckland
Premier Queenstown hospitality business Future Bars has this week (August 3) received the keys to its latest venture, bursting onto the Auckland stage for the very first time. Read more »

Getting Uber Excited About Electric Vehicles

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Getting Uber Excited About Electric Vehicles

To celebrate the Smart Transport Forum being held on the 6th of August, Leading the Charge and Uber joined forces this week to give members of the Sustainable Business Network the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding in an electric vehicle. Read more »

Million dollar average house now less than a year away

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
Housing Spokesperson

Million dollar average house now less than a year away

Latest figures from QV show the Auckland housing market is blistering hot and racing away from Kiwi families, says Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford. Read more »

Kiwis Opting to Holiday Close to Home

Press Release – Flight Centre

Kiwis Opting to Holiday Close to Home in 2015 the Islands And Oz Top Picks

• Latest figures from Flight Centre NZ have shown New Zealanders are choosing to holiday close to home in 2015, Read more »

Philips Leads the Way in Spinal Injury Transporation

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Philips Leads the Way in Spinal Injury Transporation
Philips Search and Rescue Trust’s Tauranga based rescue helicopter performed the first air transportation of a spinal injury patient under the new Ministry for Health and ACC Spinal Cord Impairment Plan introduced to New Zealand on 1 August 2015. Read more »

Councillor successfully sees gagging order dropped

Press Release – Cameron Brewer

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Councillor successfully sees gagging order dropped
“It’s great news that Auckland councillors and local board members will not be answerable to the Council-Controlled Organisations when it comes to speaking to the media,” says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. Read more »

Myers Park scene blessing

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Myers Park scene blessing
Senior Police officers and Kaumatua and Kuia from Auckland District Health Board and Auckland Council will attend at Myers Park to bless the scene of the fatal shooting of David Cerven which occurred on Sunday evening. Read more »

House prices rise at fastest pace in 8 years, Auckland leads

Article – BusinessDesk

House prices rise at fastest pace in 8 years, Auckland up 18.8%: QV

By Jonathan Underhill

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential property values rose at the fastest pace in eight years in July, driven by the overheated Auckland housing market, and are now about 27 percent above the previous market peak in late 2007, according to state-owned agency Quotable Value. Read more »

NZ Transport Agency committed to keeping Auckland moving

Press Release – NZTA

4 August 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland
NZ Transport Agency committed to keeping Auckland moving with new Central Incident Response Centre Read more »

Home values rise at fastest rate in seven years

Press Release – QV Valuations

New Zealand home values rise at fastest rate in seven years
The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for July have increased 10.1% over the past year which is the fastest annual rate since 2007. Read more »

Wellington History Made

Press Release – Queen Margaret College

4/Aug/2015

Wellington History Made
Budding musician Shweta Iyer has made history after her Ensemble Trio Glivenko became the first Wellington group in memory to win a National Chamber Music Contest. Read more »

Bayer supports Prevention of Blindness Photo Competition

Press Release – The PR Shop

Bayer supports the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness to launch worldwide photo competition Read more »

Aucklanders are breaking records on the trains

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Aucklanders are breaking records on the trains

Another record for the Auckland rail network – annual rail patronage has exceeded 14 million for the first time. Read more »

New appointments at NZTE

Press Release – NZTE

New appointments at NZTE

Auckland, 4 August 2015: New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) has made several new appointments recently. Read more »

Joyce congratulates ASEAN 40 award winners in Philippines

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Economic Development
4 August 2015

Media Statement

Joyce congratulates ASEAN 40 award winners in the Philippines Read more »

This ‘Sporting’ Norfolk Island…

Press Release – Norfolk Island Travel Centre

This ‘Sporting’ Norfolk Island…

When you think about it, this little island is definitely sports mad. Read more »

NZ banks strong enough to weather downturn, dairy slump

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ banks strong enough to weather downturn, dairy slump

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s lenders are in a strong enough position to weather slowing economic growth over the next year-and-a-half, while slumping dairy prices aren’t expected to pose as big a threat as they did in 2009, says Moody’s Investors Service. Read more »

NZ banks strong enough to weather downturn, dairy slump

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ banks strong enough to weather downturn, dairy slump

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s lenders are in a strong enough position to weather slowing economic growth over the next year-and-a-half, while slumping dairy prices aren’t expected to pose as big a threat as they did in 2009, says Moody’s Investors Service. Read more »

AECT dividend set to boost Auckland’s economy

Press Release – Auckland Energy Consumer Trust

MEDIA RELEASE

04 August 2015

AECT dividend set to boost Auckland’s economy by more than $100m Read more »

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