Archive for September, 2009

The five seconds that can make all the difference

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Five seconds, that’s all the difference between seven families having their loved ones present at the Christmas dinner table this summer and them not.
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Students poised to benefit from global partnership

Press Release – NorthTec

NorthTec’s exciting collaboration with 3D visualisation company Nextspace is poised to benefit from the recent announcement that the Auckland-based company has been chosen as a global partner for leading visual enterprise solutions company Right …
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Media personality to close popular lecture series

Press Release – Liggins Institute

“Denis Dutton is a visionary,” claimed renowned Harvard psychologist Stephen Pinker in his introduction to A Talk with Denis Dutton earlier this year. Professor Denis Dutton will give the final lecture, “The Art Instinct – Why We Evolved …
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Gold standard advocate to speak in New Zealand

Press Release – Released via Pead PR

One of the world’s leading advocates of aligning currency to a gold standard is to be the keynote speaker at a dinner in New Zealand in October.
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Endace Ramps Up Executive Team

Press Release – Endace

Chief Product Officer and Director of Marketing appointed Auckland, New Zealand, September 29, 2009 – Endace Limited (LSE/AIM: EDA), a world leader in network monitoring solutions, has made two new Executive appointments. Neil Livingston has been appointed …
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What is Bevan Shaw driving at?

Press Release – Wellington City Council

What goes through your head when you drive to work on a Tuesday morning? Do you concentrate on your journey and how you’ll go about it? Or, once you slip into autopilot mode, do you berate yourself for not practising your saxophone last night …
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Call for applications: Travel, Specialist Awards

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand invites applications for two award programmes funding short-term exchanges between New Zealand and the US:
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Last to have say on best NZ young designer

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

The public has less than one week left to vote for their favourite garment as part of the 2009 Newmarket Young Fashion Designer Award. Thirty-five garments designed by teenagers from around New Zealand are on display upstairs at Rialto until 5pm, …
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Ngati NRL Returns to Maori Television

Press Release – Maori TV

The next generation of Maori and Pacific rugby league players have crossed the ditch to chase their dreams of NRL glory in the latest season of NGATI NRL, premiering on Friday October 9 at 9:00 PM on Maori Television.
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ComCom receives application for EIR Act exemption

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Marko Bogoievski seeking exemption from section 17 of the Electricity Industry Reform Act 1998 (EIR Act) in relation to his nomination as Infratil Limited’s alternate director of Auckland …
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Novotel First NZ Hotel Brand Awarded Green Globe

Press Release – Accor Hotels and Resorts

Novotel Hotels is the first hotel brand in New Zealand to gain the highly coveted Green Globe certification. Established by the World Tourism and Travel Council in 1992, Green Globe is the premier international environmental certification programme …
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Spring cleaning

Press Release –

Spring has sprung which means its time to clean out the cupboards, dust the tellie and catch up on those cleaning jobs that have a habit of ending up on the “to do” list. Well to’do no longer – here are some money saving cleaning tips from members …
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Last week for public to have say on best young NZ designer

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

The public has one week left to vote for their favourite garment as part of the 2009 Newmarket Young Fashion Designer Award.
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Gull Petrol Prices Fall

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull dropped petrol prices by a further four cents per litre today. “Following further falls in international fuel prices, Gull is very pleased to drop prices again for our customers. Many of whom will be using more litres when they head away with …
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Exhibitions Planned For Auckland Architecture Week

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Three international exhibitions, talks, films, a mobile design convoy, and hands on workshops for schoolchildren are among a vibrant programme of activities planned for Auckland Architecture Week.
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Clearcut Winners At Teretonga

Press Release – Southland Sports Car Club

The opening meeting of the 2009/2010 season at Teretonga Park in Invercargill this weekend was notable for dominant performances in most classes. Timaru driver Jarrod Parmenter was the man to beat in the Toyo Tyres Pro 7 Class. He qualified on pole …
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Slimmer, lighter PlayStation3 NZ Sales Take Off

Press Release – PlayStation

More than 4,600 PlayStation®3 (PS3™) units sold in the first 17 days; PS3 achieves number one selling console in New Zealand three weeks running; New PS3 250GB console announced Auckland, Friday, September 25 2009: Sony Computer Entertainment New Zealand …
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FPA profit warning highlights bumpy recovery

Article – Businesswire

Sept. 25 (BusinessWire) – Fisher & Paykel Appliances shares sank further below the price cornerstone investor Haier Group paid for most of its stake after the manufacturer said earnings would miss forecasts, forcing it to seek a waiver from lenders.
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Deep Exploration 6 Software Gains Praise

Press Release – Pursuit PR

Auckland, September 25, 2009 — With early praise from its first users, Right Hemisphere® today announced its new Deep Exploration™ 6 software is now shipping. Introduced in June, the new version includes a highly configurable workflow-oriented user interface …
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The Gifted Kids Programme – “Enter My Mind”

Press Release – Gifted Kids Programme

”Enter My Mind” I remember once reading a bumper sticker that read, “Think! It might be a new experience”! So what do kids who are not, “run of the mill”, think about? This we were to find out at the sharing evenings with the students who …
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