Auckland Scoop

Archive for November, 2009

Early Christmas Present For 1000 Kiwi Children

Press Release –

1000 children throughout New Zealand have received brand new bikes and helmets as part of Variety – The Children’s Charity’s annual Bikes for Kids tour. Read more »

NATCOM Supports Unlimited Fibre Internet

Press Release – Natcom

Auckland, 30 November 2009 – Managed fibre Internet provider NATCOM, supports a recent announcement by Vector in offering uncapped fibre to Auckland businesses within reach of its network. Read more »

Telecom Tree to light up Wellington waterfront

Press Release – Telecom New Zealand

Wellingtonians will have a special place to leave their wish for Santa this year with the arrival of a 7-storey high Christmas Tree made from lights on Wellington’s waterfront. Read more »

ASB: Māori and Pasifika Education Initiative

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

The projects will be fully funded by the Trust for the next five years as part of its commitment to find and support community initiatives that will promote Māori and Pasifika educational excellence. Read more »

Banking Services for Elderly, Disabled Improved

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission has helped the New Zealand Bankers’ Association develop a set of voluntary guidelines to help improve access to banking services by older and disabled people. A function has been organised in Auckland on Monday 30 November … Read more »

Stellar Trust: How to Spot a P User

Press Release – Stellar Trust

Family, friends and colleagues concerned about the possibility of someone they love or know using or being addicted to P can now readily find some useful guidance to spotting the symptoms of use. The Stellar Trust, a charitable trust with a vision … Read more »

Performances Fuel Strong Interest in Halberg Award

Press Release – Westpac Halberg Awards

Outstanding performances recently by New Zealand sporting individuals and teams both at home and abroad have fuelled a strong demand for tickets to attend the 2009 Westpac Halberg Awards dinner in Auckland next February. Three months out from the big night, … Read more »

Laughton Kora Joins Fly My Pretties Lineup

Press Release – LOOP magazine

Fly My Pretties are proud to announce Laughton from Kora will be joining the cast as a special guest for both final Encore Shows this weekend. The vocal powerhouse behind seminal local band Kora, Laughton will take part in the A Story songs and … Read more »

Hanover directors recommend Allied Farmer Proposal

Press Release – Hanover Group

The Chairman of Hanover Finance, Hanover Capital and United Finance, David Henry, today confirmed directors have unanimously recommended that all classes of investor vote in favour of the Allied Farmers Proposal. Mr Henry said this followed careful … Read more »

Lawyer to Chair Researched Medicines Industry

Press Release – Researched Medicines Industry Association

Auckland-based lawyer, Lex Henry, has been appointed chairman of the Researched Medicines Industry (RMI). A Special Counsel with Auckland law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, Mr Henry currently chairs merchant bank Cranleigh, is a Director of Ngai Tahu Properties … Read more »

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