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SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular

Press Release – Sky City

SKYCITY sets off New Year’s Eve with fireworks spectacular and more
Auckland is set to get the ultimate New Year’s Eve experience at SKYCITY with fabulous fireworks and dazzling entertainment for celebrating in style. Read more »

US start-up accelerator Y Combinator invests in GlassJar

Article – BusinessDesk

US start-up accelerator Y Combinator invests in Canterbury software company

By Fiona Rotherham

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – US start-up accelerator Y Combinator is investing in kiwi software start-up GlassJar which provides people an easy way of managing their flat finances. Read more »

Police warn about use of disturbingly realistic replica guns

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police warn about use of disturbingly realistic replica guns after armed callout on North Shore “

An 18 year-old man alleged to have been holding a replica gun sparked a full armed Police response on the North Shore this morning. Read more »

Bookkeeping superheroes join forces to strengthen business

Press Release – Go Fi8ure

19 December 2014

Bookkeeping superheroes join forces to strengthen business offering

Christmas has come early for Lisa Martin, Managing Director of specialist ‘superhero’ bookkeeping firm, GoFi8ure, who, today, announces the company’s acquisition of Hutt Valley firm, Active Admin. Read more »

Consultation on NZ report on the Rights of the Child

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

Press release 19 December 2014

Consultation opens on New Zealand’s Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Read more »

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Press Release – ManaBus

Whangarei, Hamilton and Rotorua Services Commence

Regional transport connections strengthened

Auckland, 19 December 2014 – ManaBus.com, the new fast, friendly and affordable city to city express coach operator, extends its services today, adding Whangarei, Rotorua and Hamilton to its list of North Island regional destinations and departure points. Read more »

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 December 2014

Even more free music and movies in parks this summer

Roll out the picnic blanket and enjoy some fantastic free entertainment in the great Kiwi outdoors this summer with Auckland Council’s popular Music and Movies in Parks’ 2015 events. Read more »

New PGP Investment Advisory Panel members

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Nathan Guy
Minister for Primary Industries

19 December 2014

New PGP Investment Advisory Panel members Read more »

Those the Gods Would Destroy They Make Mad First

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Those the Gods Would Destroy They Make Mad First
New Zealand First says that the new records being set each month in immigration are utter madness. Read more »

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Press Release – Auckland Council

19 December 2014

Fanzones for Auckland’s non-stop summer

Auckland will turn on a range of free activities this non-stop summer, with the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines Festival and Fanzone, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Fanzone and Fan Trail and the Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover (VORAS) Village. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 21 December 2014 – 10 January 2015
OVERNIGHT MOTORWAY CLOSURES
21 December 2014 – 10 January 2015
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Irresponsible to ignore Auckland’s funding requirements

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

Irresponsible to ignore Auckland’s funding requirements

We raised the debate on possible futures for the AECT to focus Auckland’s attention on the parlous state of our city’s development, says the chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association Kim Campbell. Read more »

SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

Press Release – The Maple

SIX60 Announce Sophomore Album Released February 2015

We are excited to announce the return of SIX60, with the release of their sophomore album set for February 27th via Massive Entertainment/Universal Music NZ. Read more »

First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

Press Release – Naked Bus

Hop into Bed on the Bus – First Naked Bus Sleeper Arrives in Wellington

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Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs

Press Release – Badminton NZ

Badminton Names Bulk of Junior Team for Oceania Champs
For a number of New Zealand’s brightest young Badminton prospects Christmas and the New Year holiday period just got a little easier on the nerves with news of their selection to the New Zealand Junior Team to contest the Oceania Championships at North Harbour in February. Read more »

PARS celebrates first graduation

Press Release – PARS

December 2014

Media release

PARS’ Pasifika Mentoring Programme for released prisoners celebrates first graduation

The first five participants of PARS’ (People At Risk Solutions) Toe Feso’ota’I Mentoring Programme graduated on Wednesday the 17th of December, Read more »

Job ads trending down, says ANZ survey

Article – BusinessDesk

Total job advertising trending down from highs, Auckland still rising steadily

By Fiona Rotherham

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following a 0.3 percent drop the previous month, according to the ANZ Job Ads index. Read more »

Contract awarded for the SH20A to Airport project

Press Release – NZTA

Contract awarded for the SH20A to Airport project

The New Zealand Transport Agency’s commitment to getting Auckland moving was reinforced yesterday (18 December) as contracts were signed with the MHX Kirkbride Alliance to deliver the SH20A to Airport project. Read more »

Tips for staying safe and healthy this summer

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Tips for staying safe and healthy this summer
Whether you are staying home or travelling out of town, Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is asking Aucklanders to take steps to reduce the risks that can arise over summer. Read more »

UK pension service Britannia ‘pauses’ TV ads on FMA warning

Article – BusinessDesk

Britannia takes down TV ads, working with FMA over UK pension ads

By Suze Metherell

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Britannia Financial Services, Read more »

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