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 »

Research sheds light on new employees

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Starting a new job is never easy, but research by Victoria University graduate Dr Sarah Burke shows that not only does an organisation need to help new employees assimilate into the  environment, but newcomers can also proactively shape their own socialising … Read more »

Magical Mystery Tour is about to take off!

Press Release – Skip

Beatlemania On Tour, Performed By The Beatles Experience, Is As Close As You’ll Get To The Real Thing. Read more »

Auckland Airport institutions snap up new shares

Article – Businesswire

Jan. 29 (BusinessWire) – Auckland International Airport said more than 99% of its institutional shareholders elected to take up discounted stock in its 1-for16 offer that is raising funds to pay for its foray into northern Queensland airports. Read more »

New Zealanders opt for traditional borrowing

Press Release – Veda Advantage

New Zealanders are choosing more traditional and structured forms of borrowing over the plastic fantastic. Latest data from leading credit bureau Veda Advantage shows more and more New Zealanders are choosing to purchase goods and services by way of … Read more »

Cathay Pacific Increases Services To Seoul, Mumbai

Press Release – Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Airways has announced enhancements to its services to Seoul and Mumbai, offering more convenience and increased connectivity for passengers travelling through the Hong Kong hub. Read more »

Digital Group Expands Due to Strong Demand

Press Release – AD2ONE Group

Global digital group, AD2ONE has responded to strong demand for its digital advertising sales services in New Zealand by opening a new office in Auckland this week. Read more »

2010 summer romp is only three weeks away!

Press Release – Splore Festival

It sounds utopian, a place where music, art and nature merge to inspire a weekend of joyous celebration. Splore isn’t as much a festival as a life experience that continues to bring people together from all over the world to frolic in the summer … Read more »

Vineyard tourism complex is ripe for the picking

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

A planned five star winery-based luxury resort and associated entertainment and conference centre on Waiheke Island in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

The Hungry Attic: where memories turn to dust

Press Release – BackLit Productions

BackLit Productions opens the shutters and sheds light onto a magical world, pitching light against dark and good versus evil. Read more »

Alloy Yachts signs as first sponsor of Marine Cup

Press Release – NZ Marine Export Group

The New Zealand Marine Cup: Kiwi Kawau Challenge has its first official sponsor, New Zealand’s world-class superyacht builder Alloy Yachts Ltd. Read more »

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