Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

$10 million gift for cancer research in Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

$10 million gift for cancer research in Auckland

Media Release – University of Auckland – 4 September 2015

A Chinese entrepreneur who has worked hard to build up a successful business since he arrived with his family 20 years ago, will make a $10 million donation to cancer research in Auckland. Read more »

NZ Transport Agency – Traffic Bulletin 6 – 12 September 2015

Press Release – NZTA

NZ Transport Agency – Traffic Bulletin 6 – 12 September 2015

4 September 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Read more »

Countdown for NZ’s greatest restaurant fesival begins

Press Release – Taste of Auckland

Countdown for New Zealand’s greatest restaurant festival begins

New Zealand’s largest and most celebrated restaurant and food festival, Taste of Auckland, returns for 2015 from 5 – 8 November at Western Springs and early bird tickets go on sale this Wednesday 9 September. Read more »

$120k to fund social enterprise projects for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye

Minister for Youth

4 September 2015
$120k to fund social enterprise projects for young people

Youth Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that a further $120,000 is available to young entrepreneurs under the Opportunities for Young People fund. Read more »

Battle of Britain Commemoration at Motat

Press Release – MOTAT


The Avenger torpedo bomber being towed to its new home at MOTAT
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NEST operation expands to include aircraft maintenance

Press Release – Northland Emergency Services Trust

September 4 2015
NEST operation expands to include aircraft maintenance
The Northland Emergency Services Trust is the first rescue helicopter operation in New Zealand to get approval to undertake maintenance on its own aircraft. Read more »

Half yearly health check for key markets

Press Release – Colliers

Half yearly health check for key markets

Colliers’ Associate Director of Research and Consultancy, Chris Dibble, provides a half-yearly health check on the state of the country’s retail markets and central business districts. Read more »

New Zealand Mayors to seek increase in refugee quota

Press Release – Wellington City Council

News Release
4 September 2015

New Zealand Mayors to seek increase in refugee quota

New Zealand Mayors will be asking Prime Minister John Key to double the quota for refugees. Read more »

Consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

Press Release – Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

4 September, 2015
Auckland consumers should be on the lookout for illegal operators

An Auckland man has been convicted and fined $1,200 plus court costs and solicitors fees for providing information that was intended to cause, or may reasonably have caused, a homeowner to think he was a registered or licensed tradesperson. Read more »

Record award entries for NZ’s booming brewing industry

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Record award entries for New Zealand’s booming brewing industry

A record number of New Zealand breweries are vying to be crowned champion at New Zealand’s prestigious beer awards on September 19 at the 2015 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards. Read more »

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council appoints Clive Manley as new Chief Executive Officer

Clive Manley has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of Ruapehu District Council (RDC), following an extensive recruitment process. Read more »

Building a talent pipeline with New Zealand Young Farmers

Press Release – Young Farmers

Building a talent pipeline with New Zealand Young Farmers

Being part of a TeenAg club at high school kept Northland teenager Sam Moscrip in school longer than he had intended, and it has opened him up to many new possibilities in the primary industries. Read more »

Free concert of heavenly sounds

Press Release – Auckland University

Free concert of heavenly sounds

Music lovers will be in heaven at the upcoming concert Sounds Celestial at the Auckland Town Hall this month. Read more »

Jaelynn’s video of fun class time wins school top prize

Press Release – Auckland University

Jaelynn’s video of fun class time wins school top prize

A 10-year-old girl’s admiration for her teacher has resulted in her winning $5000 worth of computer equipment for her school. Read more »

Provisional housing market update

Press Release – Harcourts

Provisional housing market update

September 2015, Auckland and Northland

Provisional residential data for the Northern Region in August, from Harcourts, New Zealand’s largest real estate group, shows average sale prices continuing to rise, up 25% on the same period in 2014, to $819,955. Read more »

Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church custom

Article – BusinessDesk

Pushpay presses into Canada in drive for church custom

By Paul McBeth

Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) – Pushpay Holdings, the mobile app payments developer, plans to expand its sales reach into Canada, expanding its drive to increase sales to the North American faith-based market of some 329,000 churches. Read more »

VCare International launches VCare Any-ware

Press Release – VCare Software

VCare International launches VCare Any-ware at New Zealand’s Aged Care Association Conference 2015 Read more »

Bay apprentice wins top award

Press Release – Acumen Republic

Bay apprentice wins top award

Building apprentice Jamie Russell has been named the Bay of Plenty Region’s Registered Master Builders Carters 2015 Apprentice of the Year. Read more »

Christchurch’s largest hotel officially opened by PM

Press Release – 4pr

Christchurch’s largest hotel officially opened by Prime Minister John Key

Christchurch, 4 September 2015: As Christchurch commemorates the fifth anniversary of the September 2010 earthquakes today, a sign of resurgence was symbolised with the official opening of the city’s largest hotel – the 264-room BreakFree on Cashel. Read more »

Domestic Schedule Revealed

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Friday, 4 September 2015

Domestic Schedule Revealed

The return of afternoon T20 matches to Eden Park Outer Oval is the Auckland highlight of an exciting domestic schedule. Read more »

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