Auckland Scoop

Archive for January, 2010

Radford And Webby Win Ocean Swim In Wellington

Press Release – Ocean Swim Series

Rotorua teenager Kane Radford has made a triumphant return to New Zealand winning the Sovereign New Zealand Ocean Swim ‘Capital Classic’ in Wellington today, with New Plymouth’s Charlotte Webby taking line honours in the elite women’s category Read more »

Institutions pay $1.91 for Auckland Airport stock

Article – Businesswire

Jan. 29 (BusinessWire) – Institutions will pay $1.91 a share for Auckland International Airport, close to the market price, after existing shareholders rushed to buy discounted stock in its 1-for16 offer. Read more »

Kiwi youth hit the water thanks to Lion Foundation

Press Release – The Lion Foundation

The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Youth Training Programme has received a much needed boost thanks to The Lion Foundation. A recent grant from The Lion Foundation for $200,000 has assisted the organisation with the purchase of a replacement fleet … Read more »

Judges announced for NZSA/Pindar Publishing Prize

Press Release – New Zealand Society of Authors

The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) in association with Pindar, Whitcoulls, The New Zealand Herald and Astra Print are delighted to announce the judges of the inaugural NZSA/Pindar Publishing Prize. Read more »

Canterbury Home Show and Big Boys Toys

Press Release – Paul Blomfield

After dmg world media announced in August 2009 its New Zealand business was for sale, Exhibitions and Events New Zealand Ltd (EENZ) today confirmed it is in the final stages of completing the purchase of the Auckland Home Show, Canterbury Home Show … Read more »

Laneway Festival Festival Has Sold Out!

Press Release – Laneway Festival

There’s a circle of high fives going around the Laneway office as we gear up for a great day on Monday! If you still have questions we’ve got a whole lot of FAQ’s for you here! We are releasing an additional two hundred tickets at 10:30am on Monday … Read more »

NZRFG stakes strong claim for fibre rollout

Press Release – New Zealand Regional Fibre Group

The New Zealand Regional Fibre Group says it can meet the Government’s objectives in the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) initiative. Read more »

Charlie’s turns to first-half profit; shares gain

Article – Businesswire

Jan. 29 (BusinessWire) Charlie’s Group Ltd., the juicemaker, turned to a first-half profit on the sale of an Auckland property, cost cutting and growth in its Australian business. The shares jumped 5.6%. Read more »

Support our movie or the cow dies!

Press Release – Pead PR

This is no cowboy investment scheme. No, former Shortland St actors Owen Black and Will Hall are upfront about their new movie proposal – “we want your money, and if we don’t get it, the cow will die”. Read more »

Summer movies and world records in Manukau

Press Release – Manukau City Council

Free movies in the park, balloonologists and a world record attempt will be featured in the upcoming Botanic Garden Festival. The festival will be held during the weekend of the 13 and 14 February and is an opportunity for you to get back to basics with … Read more »

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