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Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in Edinburgh

Press Release – Creative New Zealand

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in the world’s leading festival city

Performing artists from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Scotland will come together at the Edinburgh art festivals in August for a new programme that incentivises fresh ways of working with international peers to create new work. Read more »

Melanie Spencer Joins Strategy Auckland

Press Release – Strategy Auckland

Melanie Spencer Joins Strategy Auckland

18th of August 2017 – Strategy Creative Auckland’s studio will have a new Managing Partner from Monday with Melanie Spencer stepping into the role. Read more »

Q Theatre Unveils Venue-Wide Bi-Lingual Signage

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

Not Just the Wharepaku – Q Theatre Unveils Venue-Wide Bi-Lingual Signage

Auckland’s Q Theatre has joined the growing movement of organisations recognising the importance of te reo Māori by unveiling a venue-wide suite of bi-lingual signage. Read more »

Increased flights on Bangkok to Auckland route

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport welcomes increased flights on Bangkok to Auckland route
Auckland Airport has welcomed the announcement by Thai Airways that it will increase flights on its Bangkok to Auckland service. Read more »

Steel & Tube annual profit drops 22%

Article – BusinessDesk

Steel & Tube annual profit drops 22% in ‘highly competitive’ construction sector

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Steel & Tube posted a 22 percent drop in annual profit after the year-earlier earnings were boosted by a property sale. It reduced its dividend payment and said business performance hadn’t met its expectations. Read more »

Auckland Overnight motorway closures 20 – 26 August 2017

Press Release – NZTA


Overnight motorway closures
20 – 26 August 2017

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Read more »

PSA Launches Progressive Thinking on Housing Booklet

Press Release – PSA

PSA launches Progressive Thinking on Housing booklet

WHAT: The launch of the PSA’s Progressive Thinking: ten perspectives on housing; a booklet featuring ten leading authors, academics and campaigners writing journalistically on a range of topics in housing. Read more »

$35m for advanced genomics research

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Paul Goldsmith

Minister of Science and Innovation
18 August 2017 Read more »

CBL says 1H earnings dropped 36% due to increased reserves

Article – BusinessDesk

CBL says 1H earnings dropped 36% due to increased reserves

By Rebecca Howard

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland-based credit surety and financial risk insurer CBL Corp says first half operating earnings fell 36 percent, largely due to a $16.5 million increase in CBL Insurance’s reserves to cover future claims, although revenue growth was still strong. Read more »

UPDATE: Spark annual profit climbs 13% as sales tick up

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Spark annual profit climbs 13% as sales tick up, chairman Verbiest signals exit
By Paul McBeth

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand boosted annual profit 13 percent as the country’s biggest telecommunications company eked out small sales growth and continued its focus on stripping out costs, and signalled a changing of the guard with chairman Mark Verbiest planning to stand down in November. Read more »

Police speaking to men in relation to train assault

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police speaking to men in relation to train assault

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Marcia Murray, Auckland City Police. Read more »

Spark annual profit climbs 13% as sales tick up

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Spark annual profit climbs 13% as sales tick up, chairman Verbiest signals exit

By Paul McBeth

Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Spark New Zealand boosted annual profit 13 percent as the country’s biggest telecommunications company eked out small sales growth and continued its focus on stripping out costs, and signalled a changing of the guard with chairman Mark Verbiest planning to stand down in November. Read more »

New Zealand’s Campaign Back on Track

Press Release – The Motocross of Nations

New Zealand’s Campaign Back on Track


Takapuna-based rider Hamish Harwood (KTM), stepping into the breach for Team New Zealand. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com. Photo Credit Andy McGechan
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Let’s Fill This City with Art!

Press Release – Artweek

Let’s Fill This City with Art!

ARTWEEK AUCKLAND 2017
ACROSS AUCKLAND 7 – 15 OCTOBER
An artistic explosion will engulf Auckland from October 7- 15 with Artweek Auckland; a 10-day festival showcasing and celebrating the visual arts and artists of New Zealand. Read more »

Kirkbride Trench officially open

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Simon Bridges
Minister of Transport
18 August 2017

Kirkbride Trench officially open Read more »

Big Auckland CBD site has hotel development potential

Press Release – Bayleys

Big Auckland CBD site has hotel development potential

Hotel developers are being targeted in the sale of a substantial Auckland CBD corner site. Read more »

OPPO partners with Noel Leeming

Press Release – OPPO

OPPO partners with Noel Leeming to bring latest camera phones to Kiwis

OPPO announces retail partnership with Noel Leeming Read more »

The Others Way: Tiny Ruins, Grays Gilmour, Dual & More

Press Release – The Others Way

The Others Way Second Lineup Announcement: Tiny Ruins, Grayson Gilmour, Dual & More
Excitement is brewing in Auckland, as come September 1, The Others Way is back for 2017. For the third year running, Auckland’s K’Rd is set to transform into a pumping haven of the freshest local indie, electronica, pop and so much more… Read more »

“Saying goodbye to what has been my life for so many years”

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Hon Jo Goodhew

Last week I made my valedictory statement to Parliament. After 12 years as an MP, firstly for Aoraki and then Rangitata, it is an odd feeling saying goodbye to what has been my life for so many years. Read more »

NZ Government Fails! No Answers over Injustices at Ihumātao

Press Release – Save Our Unique Landscape

NZ Government fails! No answers over injustices at Ihumātao

The New Zealand Government delegation to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination in Geneva yesterday failed to answer multiple questions about the development of a Special Housing Area on confiscated Māori land at Ihumātao near the airport in Auckland. Read more »

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