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Drake, BOSS Group to Bring Growth to Hawke’s Bay & Wairarapa

Press Release – Drake

Drake New Zealand and BOSS Group Partner to Bring Growth to Hawke’s Bay and Wairarapa Regions

Auckland, October 31, 2014 – Drake New Zealand, the recruitment and talent management solutions company, announced that it has acquired Napier and Masterton-based BOSS Group. Read more »

Heroes lead the way in new storybook for Starship

Press Release – Starship

31 October 2014

Heroes lead the way in new storybook for Starship

A collection of heroic tales is just what the doctor ordered as young Auckland authors have their stories published through the Barfoot & Thompson Young Authors Challenge in aid of the Starship Foundation. Read more »

Safer roads are better for everyone

Press Release – Living Streets

Safer roads are better for everyone
Recent pedestrian versus vehicle incidents highlight the real issues being addressed by delegates as the 2Walk and Cycle conference concludes. Read more »

Building consents top 24,000 per year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building consents top 24,000 per year
Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand that show strong annual growth in the number of building consents. Read more »

Shanghai tale wins Asia NZ Foundation story competition

Press Release – Asianz

Shanghai tale wins Asia New Zealand Foundation short story competition

Auckland writer Heidi North-Bailey has won the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s 20th Anniversary short story competition with a love story set in Shanghai. Read more »

Dwelling consents down in September

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Dwelling consents down in September

31 October 2014

Nearly 2,000 new dwellings were consented last month, but there are signs the trend is decreasing, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Young Tourism Leader award – three high flying finalists

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Young Tourism Leader award – three high flying finalists named
Three contenders have fought off tough competition to be named finalists in the 2014 PATA New Zealand Trust Young Tourism Leader Award. Read more »

Wellington institutions look to enhance digital economy

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Wellington institutions look to enhance the region’s digital economy
Three Wellington tertiary providers are working with industry to develop a joint Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Graduate School that addresses the specific needs of the region. Read more »

Business Awards: West winner demonstrates innovation

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

31 October 2014

Business Awards: West winner demonstrates ‘out-of-the-box’ innovation

Last night A-Ward Attachments Limited captured the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2014 – West. Read more »

NZ new building permits drop in Sept on election uncertainty

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ building consents drop at fastest pace in more than 2 years in September

By Tina Morrison

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand building consents fell at the fastest monthly pace in more than two years in September amid uncertainty around that month’s general election. Read more »

TV3 Signs Willy Moon and Natalia Kills to X Factor NZ

Press Release – Mediaworks NZ Ltd

October 31, 2014

TV3 Signs Willy Moon and Natalia Kills to Complete the X Factor NZ Judging Line-up

TV3 has added more international star-power to Read more »

DNZ Property refinances $400 mln banking facility

Article – BusinessDesk

DNZ Property refinances $400 mln banking facility, extends maturity

By Suze Metherell

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) – DNZ Property Fund, the listed property investor, has refinanced its $400 million banking facilities, extending the expiry date on its loan. Read more »

NZ’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

October 31, 2014

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at the University of Canterbury next month. Read more »

Photographer of the Year – Outside Chance Takes Top Award

Press Release – New Zealand Geographic

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10.00pm THURSDAY 30 OCTOBER, 2014

Outside Chance Takes Top Award

New Zealand’s most coveted photography award has tonight been swept up by documentary photographer Peter James Quinn in its most controversial season yet. Read more »

New Zealand’s Best Amateur Brewer to Be Announced

Press Release – Society Of Beer Advocates

New Zealand’s Best Amateur Brewer to Be Announced

Amateur brewers from across the country will be keeping their fingers crossed as they await the results of the 2014 SOBA National Homebrew Competition this weekend. Read more »

WWI Event – Former UN Special Rapporteur in Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Christian Network

Media Release
30 October 2014
Former UN Special Rapporteur speaks in Auckland
World War I – How Shall We Remember Them? Read more »

Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014

Press Release – Nuffield Farm Scholarships

Five Nuffield Farming Scholars named for 2014

A diverse group of rural New Zealanders has been chosen as the latest crop of Nuffield Scholars. Read more »

Walk the Talk – Opposing violence against women

Press Release – Soroptimist International of Auckland

Walk the Talk

Soroptimist International of Auckland have organised a walk on 22 November from Silo Park at the Wynyard Quarter through the Viaduct and back to Silo Park, to show their opposition to violence against women. Read more »

Sudima Hotels Finalist in Westpac Auckland Business Awards

Press Release – Sudima Hotel Group

Sudima Hotels Named as a Finalist in Two Categories of the 2014 Westpac Auckland Business Awards – South Read more »

NZ Consumer Confidence: Slow, Steady Progress Continues

Press Release – Nielsen NZ

Media Release
NZ Consumer Confidence: Slow, Steady Progress Continues
AUCKLAND: 30 October 2014 – New Zealand consumer confidence edged up three index points in the third quarter to a score of 102. Read more »

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