Archive for February, 2011

Festival Ihimaera Concert To Be Fundraiser For Christchurch

Press Release – Auckland Festival

Proceeds from the Friday 4 March Ihimaera concert, featuring King Kapisi, Warren Maxwell, SJD, Lupin (Victoria Girling-Butcher), LA Mitchell, Unitone Hi Fi, Ruia Aperahama, Horomona Horo, Ariana Tikao, The Twinks (Milan Borich and Tim Arnold ex-PLUTO), … Read more »

Lopdell House Art Gallery Events

Press Release – Lopdell House Art Gallery

These Four Walls (Auckland Fringe Festival event) 7.30pm, Thursday-Saturday 3, 4, 5 March An experimental and avant-garde work with a particular modern style that utilises a theatrical soundscape including aspects of improvisation. Suitable for … Read more »

Operatunity presents the return of Three Tenors & a Soprano

Press Release – Operatunity

The cast that received standing ovations from sold-out shows in 2010 are back by popular demand, returning to the stage to celebrate a decade of Operatunity’s Daytime Concert Series. Read more »

Charges Result In Conviction Of Former Lion Foundation CEO

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

David John Conroy, former Chief Executive Officer of the Lion Foundation was today found guilty of one count of false accounting and two counts of false accounting by an employee. Read more »

BikeNZ Sprinters share their skills for Christchurch

Press Release – Bike NZ

BikeNZ’s world class sprinters utilised their cycling skills to raise money for quake stricken Christchurch. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ stocks rise; NZX leads gainers, CEN falls

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stocks rose, with NZX ltd. leading gainers after its diversification into new markets saw full-year pretax earnings jump by almost 20%. Contact Energy Ltd. fell ahead of its yet-to-announced rights issue. Read more »

MUSTO Wellington Match Race Cup

Press Release – Port Nicholson Yacht Club

Eastbourne junior sailor Tim Coltman made a surprise comeback to finish second in the MUSTO Wellington Match Race Cup at Oriental Bay on Sunday 27 February. The Wellington under-21 crew finished preliminary “round-robin” racing in fourth place. Revelling … Read more »

Auckland Welsh Choir To Introduce Young Welsh Singer

Press Release – Auckland Welsh Choir

The Auckland Welsh Choir will perform Celtic songs with connections from as far afield as Nova Scotia and Germany, in a 6 March concert presenting Elin, a young singer newly arrived from her native Wales. The concert, a St David’s Day tribute … Read more »

Pacific People’s Advisory Panel members announced

Press Release – Auckland Council

The Mayor is pleased to announce the members of the new Pacific People’s Advisory Panel. Read more »

Cathedrals Observe National Silence

Press Release – Holy Trinity Cathedral

A Service to express support for the people of Christchurch and Canterbury will be held tomorrow at 12:30pm in Auckland’s Anglican Cathedral. Read more »

Turners & Growers FY profit drops 34% on tax expense

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – Turners & Growers Ltd., the fruit and vegetable exporter controlled by Guinness Peat Group, posted a 34% drop in full-year profit after a tax expense that wiped out growth in operating earnings. Read more »

Festival of Colour

Press Release – Festival Of Colour

Our thoughts and best wishes are extended to all of our supporters in Christchurch who are having such a terrible time. If you live in Christchurch and have paid for tickets to be couriered then we are holding onto them for the foreseeable future … Read more »

Auckland united in silence

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland united in silence The Mayor is encouraging all Aucklanders to pause and join the rest of the nation in two minutes silence at 12.51pm tomorrow, to show respect for those affected by the Christchurch earthquake. Len Brown will be attending an … Read more »

APNO Summer Party

Press Release – Publiccity

In an effort to support Auckland’s Canterbury cousins, APN Outdoor also opened a Christchurch earthquake appeal fund for the event, encouraging guests to make cash donations. APNO kicked off the relief fund with a $1000 donation. Read more »

Refugee trauma team to help Canterbury earthquake victims

Press Release – Refugees As Survivors

Refugee trauma team to help Canterbury earthquake victims An Auckland based trauma team, which specialises in working with survivors of war or torture, has been called to Canterbury to help earthquake victims. The team is from Refugees as Survivors … Read more »

Picture Perfect Style At Stella Artois Auckland Cup Day

Press Release – The PR Shop

Imagine reclining on a plush chaise lounge in an elegant European-inspired boudoir or relaxing at a stylish bar in Bruges overlooking the River Dijver. Read more »

Te Puni Kokiri supporting Ngai Tahu response

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Maori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples is today visiting the Maori earthquake response command centre which has been established at Wigram. “Both Te Puni Kokiri and Ngai Tahu offices in Christchurch were damaged in the earthquake, so we have moved in … Read more »

Auckland , it’s time to tell us what you think

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council released its draft annual plan today and is encouraging people to provide feedback by 1 April Read more »

‘Give An Hour’ To Help Christchurch Children

Press Release – Variety – The Children’s Charity

‘Give An Hour’ To Help Christchurch Children Variety Bash fundraising redirected to earthquake relief Variety – The Children’s Charity has launched a ‘Give an Hour’ appeal for donations to help children affected by the earthquake. “Many … Read more »

Essential Lessons – Adam Art Gallery

Press Release – Adam Art Gallery

//Adam Art Gallery PERFORMATIVE LECTURE Louise Menzies Essential Lessons Adam Art Gallery Wednesday 2 March 2011, 6pm Free entry Read more »

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