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New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Press Release – Karaitiana Taiuru

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders. Read more »

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Press Release – Miromoda

Miromoda Fashion Competition Reaches New Heights

Saturday saw a new city and a new venue for the increasingly popular annual Miromoda Fashion Design competition. Held at Hamilton’s Novotel Tainui, twenty short listed entrants faced a panel of judges to vie for places in the Miromoda Showcase, which will be held as part of New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in late August. Read more »

Questions and Answers – July 1

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Questions to Ministers

Social Bonds Programme—Spending

Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy Leader—Labour): My question is to the Minister of Health. How much has been spent by the Government on the Social Bonds Pilot to date? Read more »

NZ dollar bounces from 5-year low as Greece misses deadline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar bounces from five-year low as deteriorating economy, Greece stoke volatility

By Paul McBeth

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose from a five-year low after Greece missed its debt repayment deadline, while a deteriorating local economic outlook stokes expectations for steeper interest rate cuts. Read more »

VMob’s McDonald’s deal rolled out to South Korea

Article – BusinessDesk

VMob’s McDonald’s deal rolled out to South Korea

By Paul McBeth

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – VMob Group, the NZAX-listed mobile voucher developer, has rolled its global deal with fast-food chain McDonald’s into South Korea, adding 400 stores to its targeted voucher system. Read more »

UPDATE: AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors’ fee pool

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors’ fee pool

(Adds chairman’s comments)

By Fiona Rotherham

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders of AWF Madison Group, the country’s largest recruiter and labour provider, are being asked to vote in favour of a $150,000 increase in directors’ fees at the annual general meeting later this month. Read more »

Reaching for the sky

Press Release – Bayleys

Reaching for the sky…. spectacular tower development plans unveiled for central city site

A 1,388sqm of Auckland central city land, one block East of Queen Street has been placed on the market for sale together with plans for the construction of a spectacular residential skyscraper. Read more »

Brown on show

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Brown on show

The latest exhibition in the Hastings City Art Gallery, No direct access to reality, is a double whammy for artist John Brown. Read more »

Braving the open waters to change the perceptions of MS

Press Release – Multiple Sclerosis New Zealand

Braving the open waters to change the perceptions of MS

Being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis was life changing for both Neil Barnett from Akaroa and Russell Watts, Taupo. However, on July 5 for four weeks both gentlemen will board and become part of the crew sailing the 67-foot vessel, Oceans of Hope, sailing from Darwin to Singapore, in an effort to change the perceptions of MS around the world. Read more »

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School

Press Release – Media Design School

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School Globally

Media Design School has been ranked the fourth best school in the world to study VFX/Animation and Game Art at for 2015 by the Autodesk Sponsored CG Student Awards, with Media Design School students taking out two of the three internships in the Oceania Bootcamp Placement award category. Read more »

New Zealander of the Year 2016 call for nominations

Press Release – New Zealander Of The Year Awards

1 July 2015

New Zealander of the Year 2016 call for nominations

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is seeking nominations for the 2016 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year and supporting categories. Read more »

Northland wins $650k-plus share of hill country erosion fund

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

01 July, 2015
Northland wins $650k-plus share of hill country erosion fund

Northland has been awarded a 15 percent share – more than $650,000 – of a contestable national fund for regional projects that protect erosion-prone hill country. Read more »

Panmure homicide arrest

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Panmure homicide arrest
The body of a man found dead at an address in Jellicoe St, Panmure, this morning will be removed from the scene this evening and will undergo post-mortem examination tomorrow. Read more »

The Ultimate Road Race… Ultimately Easy to Enter!

Press Release – Targa Rally Rotorua

The Ultimate Road Race… Ultimately Easy to Enter!

The 20th anniversary of Targa was a huge milestone and success for Targa NZ, but it’s the 21st celebrations when things get rowdy, and that’s why we are celebrating our 21stwith a WORLD FIRST 1000KMS of Special Stage. Read more »

AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors’ fee pool

Article – BusinessDesk

Labour provider and recruiter AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors’ fee pool

By Fiona Rotherham

July 1 (BusinessDesk) – Shareholders of AWF Madison Group, the country’s largest recruiter and labour provider, are being asked to vote in favour of a $150,000 increase in directors’ fees at the annual general meeting later this month. Read more »

Three NZRL life members added

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Monday, June 29, 2015
Three NZRL life members added
Former New Zealand Rugby League chairman Sel Pearson, and ex Kiwis Jack Fagan and Brian Reidy have been named NZRL life members for their decades of service to the game. Read more »

Warner Bros Launches Season of New Productions and Rebrands

Press Release – Warner Brothers

Warner Bros. International Television Production in New Zealand
Launches Season of New Productions and Rebrands

Auckland, Wednesday 1 July 2015, Warner Bros. Read more »

Fight the Furry Feeling in Oral Health Month

Press Release – Colgate

Fight the Furry Feeling in Oral Health Month

Today Colgate-Palmolive and the New Zealand Dental Association are launching Oral Health Month across New Zealand, and are urging Kiwis to Fight the Furry Feeling in their mouths. Read more »

NZ’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

Press Release – Southern PR

New Zealand’s toughest all-terrain obstacle course comes to Auckland

The challenge has been set, the gauntlet laid down. Read more »

$591M transport package for the Bay of Plenty

Press Release – NZTA

$591M transport package for the Bay of Plenty

The NZ Transport Agency has announced a $591 million transport package designed to grow industry and jobs, improve safety, and support economic development and population growth in the Bay of Plenty. Read more »

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