A little snip and a tiny chip makes a huge difference

Press Release – SPCA

Media Release

13 December 2019

A little snip and a tiny chip makes a huge difference to animals’ lives

SPCA has been working flat out to desex more than 80 animals a day over the last year, which is the most desexing SPCA has done since recording the figures. Read more »

Experienced ACES ready for Super Saturday

Press Release – Auckland Cricket

Friday 13 December, 2019
The Auckland ACES name a powerful 13-man squad to play against the Otago Volts in the Dream11 Super Smash at the Eden Park Outer Oval on Saturday. Read more »

Online shopping reaches a tipping point this Christmas

Press Release – Slice Media

New Zealanders during Christmas: Online shopping reaches a tipping point this Christmas

Online Christmas shopping is closing in on offline purchases this Christmas. Read more »

Don’t Misrepresent the Federation

Press Release – NZ Shipping Federation

Media Release

13 December 2019

Don’t Misrepresent the Federation: we are neutral as to port locations for Auckland
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Bread Back for Christmas – Baking Strike Over

Press Release – George Weston Foods

Auckland, 13 December 2019 – George Weston Foods has confirmed that it has reached an agreement with members of the Northern Collective Union, and that the union has withdrawn its strike notice. Read more »

Housing First to help Nelson Tasman homeless

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Nelson has today seen the launch of Housing First Nelson Tasman.

Today’s launch marks the expansion of the Government’s homelessness programme, Housing First, to the top of the South Island. Read more »

The worldwide Animal Save Movement Wake Up World campaign

Press Release – Animal Save Movement

Christmas is a time of goodwill towards men, and cruelty to animals. Tens of thousands of pigs, lambs and chickens will be slaughtered in December to provide meals for New Zealanders. Read more »

Three Coffees a Day for Nearly a Quarter of Kiwis

Press Release – BP New Zealand

Research Comes as Wild Bean Cafe Announces Its Top Baristas

Research released today, looking at the coffee-drinking habits of New Zealanders, has revealed just how much Kiwis crave their coffee. More than 70% of us are drinking at least one coffee a day with 24% consuming three or more cups daily. Read more »

MIKA announces ‘Revelation Tour’

Press Release – Frontier Touring Company

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce a February 2020 tour for international pop sensation MIKA, returning to Australia for the first time in 11 years and performing in New Zealand for the very first time. Read more »

New record median house price for NZ & 10 regions

Press Release – Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 8.6% in November to a new record high of $630,000, up from $580,000 in November 2018, and 10 regions saw record median prices according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), source of the most complete and accurate real estate data in New Zealand. Read more »

Addiction Practitioners Applaud Rollout of Drug Courts

Press Release – Addiction Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa

The Executive Director of Dapaanz (Addiction Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa New Zealand), Sue Paton says the announcement that Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment court would become permanent immediately, following successful pilots in Auckland and Waitakere, is a welcome and sensible move. Read more »

Debt collector warned for likely harassment, coercion

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Issued 13 December 2019
Release No. 63

Debt collector warned for likely harassment, coercion, misleading claims Read more »

Air New Zealand opens new lounge in Nelson

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has today opened its new regional lounge in Nelson.

The lounge, which will cater for around 130 customers, has almost double the seating of the previous space. Read more »

NZ construction industry needs overseas help to deliver

Press Release – New Zealand Chinese Building Industry Association

New Zealand’s construction sector will need international help to deliver the magnitude of infrastructure work that could flow through as a result of the Government’s plan to bring forward significant spending on infrastructure projects over coming years, says Frank Xu, President of the non-profit NZ Chinese Building Industry Association. Read more »

Aroa Biosurgery appoints experienced Aus-based director

Press Release – Aroa Biosurgery

Auckland, NZ. Aroa Biosurgery Limited (Aroa), a New Zealand-headquartered, privately held soft-tissue repair company has appointed highly experienced Australia-based, Non-executive Director, John Diddams to its Board. Read more »

AUT and Zeacann green light medicinal cannabis

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Zeacann Ltd have been granted licenses by the Ministry of Health to grow high-THC and high-CBD cannabis for the research and development of medicinal cannabis products. Read more »

Tip Top workers’ victory brings bread shortage to an end

Press Release – FIRST Union

FIRST Union members at George Weston Foods Ltd in South Auckland, who produce Tip Tip branded bread products, have reached a deal with the company after emergency negotiations that will end industrial action and bring a national bread shortage to an end, FIRST Union said today. Read more »

Thomson announces new co-driver for 2020

Press Release – Dylan Thomson Rallysport

Christchurch’s Dylan Thomson is pleased to announce he will work with co-driver Kieran Anstis for his 2020 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship. Read more »

Family lane introduced at Auckland Airport for holidays

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Families flying overseas from Auckland Airport this Christmas will have the choice of using a dedicated lane at pre-flight security screening. Read more »

Sunflower success for tiny tots

Press Release – Daltons Landscape Supplies

Sunflower success for tiny tots

A passion for gardening has taken root in almost 250 kindergartens nationwide thanks to seeds sown by the Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project. Read more »