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Goodman opts for underwritten $150m placement

Article – BusinessDesk

Goodman opts for underwritten $150m placement to raise capital
By Jenny Ruth

Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Goodman Property Trust’s manager says it will raise up to $175 million from a $150 million placement to institutions and up to $25 million in a retail offer to existing unitholders. Read more »

New Zealand’s Most Famous Buildings to go Green

Press Release – Green Building Council

18 September 2019

Three of New Zealand’s most famous buildings – The Beehive, Parliament House, and the Parliamentary Library – are set to be greener, healthier, and more energy efficient. Read more »

A transformative opportunity for Auckland

Press Release – ATEED

18 September 2019

Amazon’s series based on The Lord of the Rings a transformative opportunity for Auckland Read more »

Activists disrupt gold mining AGM

Press Release – Protect Karangahake Group

Wednesday 18th September
Two activists disguised as shareholders interrupted the AGM of a gold mining company in central Auckland this morning to inform shareholders their plans to mine for gold in conservation estate in the Karangahake Gorge were unwelcome. Read more »

Mayoral Debate on sport generates keen discussion

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

Auckland Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation generates keen discussion
More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

Laneway Festival Auckland 2020 Line-Up

Press Release – Laneway Festival

The most exciting rock band on the planet. A pop artist who is as successful as she is boundary-pushing. Read more »

New Zealand is location for series based on LOTR

Press Release – Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on the Lord of the Rings

New Zealand – Sept. 18, 2019 – Amazon Studios announced today that its series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months. Read more »

Auckland Mayoral Debate generates keen discussion

Press Release – Aktive – Auckland Sport and Recreation

More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, recently attended a Mayoral Debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by Aktive in partnership with Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

What lies beneath our two biggest harbours?

Press Release – Auckland Council

More often than not, the Manukau and Kaipara harbours are often seen as the poor relation to the sparkling Waitematā.

Wild and unpredictable with treacherous bars and windblown mudflats, the waters are breeding grounds for several shark species such as the great white shark and bronze whaler, a stopping off point for the migratory godwit and home to the endangered dotterel and wrybill. Read more »

Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit

Press Release – Voyager Internet

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 18th September 2019 Voyager Internet has recently completed a 100 Gigabit upgrade of its core data network. Read more »

Amazon Studios’ Series Offers Significant Opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Film Commission

Amazon Studios’ Series Based on
The Lord of the Rings Offers Significant Opportunities for New Zealand

The New Zealand Film Commission and partners from the sector, including Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) have worked together to bring the Amazon Studios series based on The Lord of the Rings to New Zealand. Read more »

NZNO awards given for Service to Nursing or Midwifery

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The 2019 NZNO Awards for Service to Nursing or Midwifery were presented tonight at the NZNO Awards Dinner at Te Papa in Wellington. The awards recognise nurses or midwives who have made a difference to the practice and practice environment of nursing or midwifery at a national level. Recipients must be NZNO members and are as follows: Read more »

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business

Press Release – SPCA

SPCA prosecutes Petstop pet store business for improper care of animals for sale

A pet store business, E Z Step Ltd trading as Petstop, has been prosecuted by SPCA for improper care of a kitten, a water dragon, and two geckos in its stores. Read more »

Coromandel Locals Protest New Talisman AGM

Press Release – Coromandel Watchdog

18/09/19

Local people from the Karangahake Gorge and the ‘Coromandel Watchdog of Hauraki’ group are holding a rally outside the AGM of the New Talisman Mining company at the Pullmans Hotel, Read more »

Meet the youngest candidate for Auckland Elections

Press Release – Isaac Mercer

18 August 2019

Meet the youngest candidate for Auckland’s 2019 Local Body Elections, Isaac Mercer


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Te Toka Tu Moana – Cutting Edge Addictions Conference

Press Release – DAPAANZ

Looking back, moving forward

Te Toka Tu Moana – Cutting Edge Addictions Conference

Cordis Hotel, Auckland (Sept 19-`21) Read more »

Incredible line-up for Good vibes Summer Festival

Press Release – Good Vibes

Good vibes Summer Festival brings the heat this festive season with incredible line-up

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Youth Climate Groups Receivie Ambassador of Conscience award

Press Release – Amnesty International

Youth Climate Groups Receiving Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience award:

Updated commentary in below release (includ those receiving awards). VIDEOS and PHOTOS with further comment here: /AoC 2019 EXTERNAL Read more »

Auckland ranked highest in the country for average rates

Press Release – Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance

Ratepayers’ Report 2019: Auckland Council ranked highest in the country for average rates
18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Auckland Council now officially has the highest residential rates in New Zealand, reveals the 2019 Ratepayers’ Report, available at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Read more »

2019 Ratepayers’ Report released, methodology explained

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

18 SEPTEMBER 2019
The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union, in partnership with the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance, has today published this year’s Ratepayers’ Report – online local government league tables – at www.ratepayersreport.nz. Read more »

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