Auckland Scoop

Archive for August, 2010

Strong interest in Manukau City Council bond offer

Press Release – Manukau City Council

Manukau City Council’s bond offer has already met with a positive response before its opening date, with bids in the bookbuild process used to set the minimum interest rate and issue margin substantially exceeding the offer size. The council is now … Read more »

Dine with Lance Cairns and help deaf kids talk!

Press Release – Loud Shirt Day

Cricketing hero Lance Cairns will swap his cricket whites for a loud shirt next month in support of Loud Shirt Day and raising funds for deaf children around the country. Read more »

Corelli Hosts Piano Zoo Concert

Press Release – Corelli School of Arts

As one of the most popular musical instruments, the piano is often used in solo performances; however, this weekend there will be more than two hands striking the piano keys at The Corelli School of Performing Arts. Read more »

Eat Pray Love Charity Movie Premiere

Press Release – Look Good Feel Better

New Zealand’s very first screening of the much anticipated Eat, Pray, Love movie premiere will be a night of celebration for a good cause. Read more »

Black Ferns team named for semifinal

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby Union

After three convincing victories against South Africa, Australia and Wales in pool play, the Black Ferns will take on France in the semifinal of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup in England early Thursday morning (NZT). Read more »

Scallop Season Opens

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Phil Heatley is calling on scallop fishers to follow the rules when the season opens in Auckland tomorrow. Read more »

The Innovation Agenda: Dr. Rick Boven

Press Release – University of Auckland

Many people in New Zealand share a desire to see the country improve its economic performance and, hence, create more prosperity for all members of our society. But there is less agreement over how that greater economic performance might be achieved. … Read more »

Meet UK crime sensation R.J. Ellory on his NZ Tour

Press Release – Orion New Zealand Limited

Six years. Twenty two rejected novels. More than four hundred ‘thanks, but no thanks’ letters from over a hundred publishers.  It would be easy to forgive UK crime author R.J. Ellory if he’d given up on a writing career long before getting to that point, … Read more »

PM launches Pacific Youth Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Government

High-achieving young Pacific New Zealanders will be recognised for their outstanding contributions through the newly-created Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards. Read more »

Sky Tower Goes Blue For Prostate Cancer

Press Release – SKYCITY

Auckland’s iconic landmark, the Sky Tower, will be bathed in blue light tonight and for the rest of September to launch the beginning of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness campaign, Blue September. Read more »

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