Auckland Scoop

Archive for February, 2012

Starting Monday: traffic delays and fewer lanes at Panmure roundabout

Press Release – Auckland Transport
Drivers are warned to expect delays at the Panmure roundabout and on part of Ellerslie-Panmure Highway from Monday. Read more »

University university students told to take care crossing the road

Press Release – Auckland Transport
Auckland Transport’s new pedestrian campaign targets tertiary students returning to class urging them to take more care around pedestrian intersections. Read more »

New shopping centre planned for Takapuna Beach

Press Release – Mt Hobson Properties
A projected 2 million residents are expected in Auckland City and surrounding suburbs by 2050. As the population reaches upwards of this number, the soon to be super city will need adequate accommodations. Read more »

Auckland Libraries offer Sony music catalogue – millions of choices

Press Release – Auckland Libraries
Auckland Libraries members now have access to millions of music files from the Sony Music catalogue – for free. Read more »

Ant Timpson wins Creative Entrepreneur award

Press Release – Arts Regional Trust
Ant Timpson, a self-confessed ‘filmhead’ who has spent over 25 years encouraging and enabling kiwis to watch, make and love movies, has tonight been awarded the inaugural ART Creative Entrepreneur of 2012 at a gala event at Auckland’s Floating Pavilion. Read more »

Hunua brewery seeks 500 tasters for its new pale ale

Press Release – Boundary Road Brewery
Indian Pale Ale lovers wanted – no cowboys please.
The Boundary Road Brewery is at it again and looking to round up a group of beer intellectuals for a taste experience to determine the next brew to be released by the Hunua-based brewery. Read more »

Exciting plans for College of Massage, under new ownership

Press Release – The New Zealand College of Massage

Exciting times lie ahead for the New Zealand College of Massage

Exciting times lie ahead for the New Zealand College of Massage (NZCM) and for New Zealand’s world-leading sports and physical therapies industries, following the purchase of the NZCM by the New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS). Read more »

Creditors take over Metro GlassTech after writeoff of off $179m

Report from BusinessDesk by Paul McBeth
Metro GlassTech, the AUckland-based building glass manufacturer, wrote off $179.1 million as debts mounted, prompting its lenders to take over the company. Read more »

NZ January building consents rise, but 10 per cent decline in Auckland

Article – BusinessDesk
New Zealand home building consents rose last month, with the biggest increase in Canterbury, reflecting rebuilding efforts in Christchurch after the devastating earthquakes. Read more »

Point England’s edible garden helping people blossom

Press Release – Auckland Council
A community garden in Point England has received a funding boost that will ensure plenty of vegetables are planted this winter. Read more »

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