Auckland Scoop

Archive for August, 2009

North Auckland students learn about solar energy

Press Release – Genesis

More than 70 Auckland students from 15 different schools will gather at Greenhithe School tomorrow to learn about the benefits of solar energy. Schools in the Northern Auckland ‘cluster’ have been invited to attend the launch of the Schoolgen Sister …
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Pacific Blue Readies To Take Off From Hamilton

Press Release – Pacific Blue

acific Blue starts its new international services from Hamilton this week with celebrations beginning this afternoon when one of the airline’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft lands at the city’s airport for the first time, in preparation for tomorrow morning’s …
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Auckland Airport profit more than halved

Article – Businesswire

Aug 28 (BusinessWire) – Auckland International Airport Ltd, operator of New Zealand’s gateway airport, reports a 63.1% fall in net profit after tax in the year to June 30, reflecting flat operating earnings and reduced property valuations caused by …
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Motorway Funds Welcomed But ‘Cross City’ Unfunded

Press Release – Auckland Business Forum

Provision of funding for the design and construction start on the SH20 Waterview project was today welcomed by Auckland Business Form chairman, Michael Barnett.
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Second Auckland Cliff Richard Show Announced

Press Release – Dainty Consolidated Entertainment

Tickets for Cliff Richard and The Shadows Auckland show at Vector Arena have sold out and a second Auckland show has been announced on Wednesday 24 February 2010. This second Auckland show takes the total number of New Zealand shows in the tour …
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Air NZ profit falls 90% on fuel, labor costs

Article – Businesswire

August 27 (BusinessWire) – Air New Zealand Ltd., the national carrier, posted a 90% slump in annual profit as operating costs rose and increased rivalry in weak markets drove down fares.
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Auckland Airport volumes climb 0.5%

Article – Businesswire

August 26 – Auckland International Airport reported a 0.5% increase in passenger volumes last month, led by a surge in arrivals from Australia, evidence that a marketing campaign and cheaper fares are luring more visitors across the Tasman.
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Library a winner in showcasing diversity

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Wellington City Libraries has won a national award for its outstanding contribution to race relations. The organisation has been named as one of 12 recipients of the Human Rights Commission’s annual New Zealand Diversity Action Awards. The awards …
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Waikato University honours food writer, critic

Press Release – University of Waikato

No more than three Distinguished Alumni Awards are given by Waikato University each year. The awards recognise and celebrate Waikato University alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to their profession, to the community, to the arts or …
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AUT University and Vodafone present Maori Expo

Press Release – AUT University

AUT has joined forces with Vodafone this year to bring you Auckland’s best-established and show-stopping celebration of Maori achievement- AUT Maori Expo and it’s on this week!
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