Surgeons want more Māori specialists

Press Release – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons want more Māori specialists

Monday 2 May, 2016
Four Māori junior doctors interested in surgical training are in Brisbane this week as guests of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for their Annual Scientific Congress. Read more »

Exercise has more impact on health than diet

Press Release – ANZCA

Exercise has more impact on health than diet

Exercise has more impact than dieting on people’s health. Even among people who are obese, those who exercise regularly have a lower death rate than both obese and slender people who do not exercise. Read more »

Glittering Art Installation on Soldiers’ Church

Press Release – St David’s Trust

Glittering Art Installation on Soldiers’ Church Surprise Winner

“The Art of Remembrance: St David’s Church Installation” has won the 2016 Auckland Architecture Awards, Small Project Architecture Award – a category based on the size of the budget. It was presented to architects Warren and Mahoney in a ceremony last night at the Auckland Heliport in Onehunga. Read more »

NZ’s Largest Clean-up: 1,900 Volunteers Make History.

Press Release – Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust

NZ’s Largest Clean-up: 1,900 Volunteers Make Environmental History

Over 1,900* Aucklanders rallied together to make environmental history yesterday (Saturday 30th April) – clearing a staggering 5 tonnes of rubbish, approximately half a tonne of recyclable material, over 200 shopping trolleys and 300 car tyres. Read more »

NZ Music Month 2016 Is Here!

Press Release – NZ Music Month

NZ Music Month 2016 Is Here!

Welcome back May and welcome back NZ Music Month. It’s the first of May and that means NZ Music Month is officially underway – New Zealand’s annual celebration of homegrown music and the people who make it! Read more »

OAG raps Govt over the knuckles on HNZ contracts

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Phil Twyford
MP for Te Atatū
Housing Spokesperson
MEDIA STATEMENT

29 April 2016

OAG raps Govt over the knuckles on HNZ contracts Read more »

Pain is the hidden side of the obesity epidemic

Press Release – ANZCA

Pain is the hidden side of the obesity epidemic

People who are obese are more likely to suffer from chronic pain and need special help to manage it, an international speaker told a meeting of Australian and New Zealand pain specialists today. Read more »

New technique revolutionises treatment for stroke

Press Release – ANZCA

New technique revolutionises treatment for stroke

A revolutionary treatment for stroke that involves removing the clot using a tiny device inserted into an artery results in more people able to go home independent, and has no higher rate of injury or death than conventional treatments. Read more »

Mighty River Power no more, now just Mercury

Article – BusinessDesk

Monday 02 May 2016 10:58 AM

Mighty River Power no more, now just Mercury

By Pattrick Smellie

May 2 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland-based electricity generator and retailer Mighty River Power is changing its name to Mercury Energy, in a move that underlines the increasing retail focus of the country’s largest power companies. Read more »

NZ Mountain Film Festival – More speakers than ever before.

Press Release – NZ Mountain Film and Book Festival

NZ Mountain Film Festival – More speakers than ever before.

The NZ Mountain Film Festival will host a broad range of speakers this year. Read more »

Top International Directors Descend on NZ

Press Release – Elephant Publicity


Top International Directors Descend on NZ for a Month of Screenings, Masterclasses And Collaborations

The 11th Documentary Edge International Film Festival (Doc Edge) opens this Wednesday 4th May at Wellington’s Roxy Cinema, bringing with it directors and documentary subjects from around the globe. Read more »

Big Smokey X’s Written in the Sky Above Auckland CBD

Press Release – Kiriata Films

May 2, 2016

Big Smokey X’s Written in the Sky Above Auckland CBD:

X-Men: Apocalypse is Here Read more »

Over $3.5 million a year to grow primary industries talent

Press Release – GrowingNZ

Over $3.5 million a year to grow primary industries talent
2 May 2016

Young Kiwis with an interest in the primary industries can apply for over $3.5 million in study assistance each year, says Andy Somerville of GrowingNZ. Read more »

Warm weather forecast for final month of Autumn

Press Release – Vector Limited

Warm weather forecast for final month of Autumn

Unseasonably high temperatures are forecast to keep New Zealand warm for the last month of autumn. Read more »

Lady of Rage Joins the Block Party Festival Line-up

Press Release – NicNak Media

Lady of Rage Joins the Block Party Festival Line-up
American rapper, singer and actress, The Lady of Rage, has been confirmed to perform at Auckland’s inaugural THE BLOCK PARTY festival on Friday May 20. Read more »

College Culinary Competition Opportunity for Aspiring Chefs

Press Release – Donovan PR

College Culinary Competition Opportunity for Aspiring Chefs

Aspiring young chefs from around New Zealand will be sharpening their knives in a bid to impress some of country’s most successful chefs and win a place in the country’s premier secondary schools student culinary competition. Read more »

New talent selected to stand for the Albert-Eden Local Board

Press Release – City Vision

Experience and new talent selected to stand for the Albert-Eden Local Board

City Vision has selected a full ticket of experienced elected representatives and new, diverse talent to contest the eight seats on the Albert-Eden Local Board. Read more »

Air NZ lands historic first evening flight in Queenstown

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Media release

1 May 2016

Air New Zealand lands historic first evening flight in Queenstown

Air New Zealand has successfully operated the first evening flight into Queenstown in preparation for scheduled commercial services commencing next month. Read more »

A makeover for a notable Auckland street

Press Release – Auckland Transport

2 May 2016

A makeover for a notable Auckland street

Auckland Transport has released preliminary designs for the upgrade of Franklin Road in Freeman’s Bay. Read more »

New Zealand Excellence Awards for Indian students announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Steven Joyce

Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment

2 May 2016
New Zealand Excellence Awards for Indian students announced Read more »