Archive for February, 2010

The Mountain Goats

Press Release – Under the Radar

John Darnielle is one of the most imaginative lyricists of his generation. Since he sat down cross-legged with an acoustic guitar in front of a boom box and pressed record for the first time – more than a decade ago – skewed characters, vibrant … Read more »

Welcome To The Great Outdoors

Press Release – Dunedin Fringe Festival

Auckland-based Yes Please Theatre are delighted to present I Camping at the Fortune Theatre Studio as part of the Dunedin Fringe 2010. An original New Zealand theatre work written by Sophie Henderson and Curtis Vowell, I Camping will appeal to … Read more »

BMW Auckland Regetta

Press Release – BMW Auckland Regatta

Winds gusting over 30 knots tested the competitors in the opening day of the BMW Auckland Regatta today and saw one of the hot favourites in the open multihull division capsize. Read more »

Kiwi Income punts on Auckland waterfront

Article – Businesswire

Kiwi Income snares 90-year lease for $16.5M in Auckland’s showcase Wynyard Quarter Read more »

ASB moving head office to waterfront site

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB is moving its head office to a new building located in the Wynyard Quarter redevelopment on Auckland’s waterfront. The building will be developed and owned by Kiwi Income Property Trust. Read more »

Development Agreement With ASB Bank

Press Release – Kiwi Income Property Trust

Kiwi Income Property Trust announced today that it has entered into a conditional development agreement with ASB Bank Limited (ASB) to develop new head office premises for ASB in Wynyard Quarter on Auckland’s waterfront. Under the terms of the agreement … Read more »

Congrats extended to Wellington sister association

Press Release – Northern Employers and Manufacturers Association

The Northern Employers & Manufacturers Association has congratulated the Wellington based Employers & Manufacturers Association, EMA Central, for its plans to join forces with the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. Read more »

100,000 Kiwi kids count down to World Maths Day

Press Release – 3P Learning

With just a few days to go before the world’s biggest online education event, more than 100,000 students around New Zealand are training hard to in an effort to become New Zealand’s World Maths Day champions. Read more »

Valuations team bolstered with senior appointments

Press Release – Bayley’s Real Estate

A new business strategy to increase the scope of professional services to the commercial, industrial and retail property sectors has seen leading real estate company Bayleys appoint two senior business valuations specialists to its operations. Read more »

Microsoft releases wireless mouse in three colours

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft Hardware extends its award-winning line of BlueTrack Technology mouse products, debuting the advanced tracking technology at its lowest prices ever — under $50.00 rrp.* Now people have the opportunity to track on virtually any surface** at an affordable … Read more »

Soul Bar & Bistro Countdown To The Bluffies

Press Release – Soul Bar

26 February 2010 Soul Bar & Bistro Countdown To The Bluffies Soul Bar & Bistro’s Bluff Oyster Day –Tuesday, 2 March Read more »

Cliff Richard Boosts Haiti Appeal At Concert

Press Release – TEAR Fund

TEAR Fund New Zealand is delighted by the success of last night’s appeal at the Cliff Richard and the Shadows Concert in Auckland. Pop legend Sir Cliff, patron of TEAR Fund’s sister organisation in the UK, endorsed TEAR Fund’s Haiti earthquake … Read more »

New website launches offering unique daily deals

Press Release – is the first and only service based deal a day website in New Zealand. The concept is based on an extremely successful American model. Dailydo will prove popular with Aucklanders with its promise of huge savings on things to do in and … Read more »

AMP NZ Office bows to pressure, promises overhaul

Article – Businesswire

Feb. 26 (BusinessWire) – AMP NZ Office Trust has bowed to shareholder pressure and will restructure by July 1 as a normal company with its own board and a new management fee structure to clearly separate the interests of the trust and its manager, AMP … Read more »

Auckland Airport announces new Formule 1 Hotel

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

Auckland Airport today continued its recent move into the accommodation sector with the announcement it intends to develop and own a 125 room Formule 1 Hotel. Read more »

Auckland Airport lifts 1H profit, plans hotel

Article – Businesswire

Feb. 26 (BusinessWire) – Auckland International Airport Ltd lifted underlying tax-paid profit 4.7% to $54.0 million in the six months to Dec. 31, as it announced plans to build a new 125-room budget hotel in time for next year’s Rugby World Cup. Read more »

Air NZ 1H profit doubles on lower fuel costs

Article – Businesswire

Feb. 26 (BusinessWire) – Air New Zealand Ltd., the state-controlled national carrier, reported first-half profit almost doubled as fuel costs tumbled and the airline reined in labour costs. Read more »

iTunes Store Tops 10 Billion Songs Sold

Press Release – Apple

NEW ZEALAND, Auckland – 26 February, 2010 – Apple® today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded over 10 billion songs from the iTunes® Store (, the world’s most popular online music and movie store. The 10 billionth song, “Guess … Read more »

Auckland Airport announces interim results

Press Release – Auckland International Airport

Auckland Airport today announced its half-year results. In spite of challenging trading conditions, Auckland Airport maintained a firm strategic focus on driving growth initiatives over the half-year. This focus on growth, while intended to build sustainable … Read more »

North Shore the most resilient

Press Release – Enterprise North Shore

North Shore City was more resilient and outperformed both the Auckland region and New Zealand during the recession, according to an economic report released this week. Read more »

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