Auckland Scoop

Archive for July, 2010

Council To Launch Bond Issue

Press Release – Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council is planning a retail bond issue to raise up to $350 million, most of which will be on-lent to other councils in the Auckland region. The move comes at the request of the Auckland Transition Agency. Read more »

Seeking Answers To Leaky Homes Impasse

Press Release – Legal Research Foundation

Ways of resolving New Zealand’s leaky homes problem will be canvassed in Auckland on 17 September. “Leaky homes — Saving the Titanic?” is the theme of a conference organised by the Legal Research Foundation. Read more »

Heritage Gold ready to mine cobalt in NSW

Article – Businesswire

July 30 (BusinessDesk) – Heritage Gold Ltd. will be part of a new float to mine cobalt at Pyrites Hill, Thackaringa, near Broken Hill in outback New South Wales, the ASX and NZX-listed Australasian mining company said today. Read more »

Emerging Chef Earns Spot Alongside NZ’s Finest

Press Release – Monteith’s Wild Recipe Competition

Winner of first Monteith’s Wild Recipe Competition announced: A Manawatu woman has beaten nearly 100 other competitors in an inaugural home cook recipe competition, earning her a spot among the country’s leading chefs. Read more »

35 Finalists Selected For Newmarket Young Designer

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

35 finalists have been selected to go through to the next stage of the 2010 Newmarket Young Fashion Designer Award from a record number of 72 registrations. Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design selected the finalists. Read more »

Maori Party Commends Contribution To Economy

Press Release – The Maori Party

Maori Party co-leader Tariana Turia is praising Tainui for their work in boosting the Waikato and Auckland economies, saying they are a great example of why the nation should get behind Treaty settlements. Read more »

5,000 contractors on Crackerjacks!

Press Release – Crackerjacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 29th July 2010 After recording the five thousandth contractor to join their website on Thursday the 29th July, is now New Zealand’s largest online contracting hub. Read more »

TheNewDowse announces new Senior Curator

Press Release – TheNewDowse

Cam McCracken, Director of TheNewDowse art museum, today announced the appointment of Emma Bugden as the gallery’s new Programmes Manager / Senior Curator. Emma is currently Director of Artspace in Auckland and will complete her term there before … Read more »

Heather Roy’s Diary: Wide Road Safety Focus Needed

Column – ACT New Zealand

It’s not easy telling an elderly relative that they should stop driving, or that they can’t drive your children anymore because you’re fearful for their safety. We convince ourselves that elderly drivers don’t travel far, and usually at low speeds, … Read more »

Praise Be! Jubilation Return To The Road

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

After the success of last year’s Four Corners tour and in the wake of sell-out performances at the Tauranga Jazz Festival and Ponsonby’s Unitarian Church the gospel supergroup Jubilation continue their 2010 season with a show at the Montecristo … Read more »

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