Auckland Scoop

Archive for May, 2012

Employers illegally fire staff using excuse of harsh economic times – Auckland firm

Press Release – Employment Law Experts
Employers are being warned not to use the economic downturn as a cover to illegally dismiss staff. Read more »

Trust tells people to seek alternative transport to Wynyard Quarter

Press Release – Wynyard Quarter Trust
Use public transport, walk, cycle, or carpool when you go down to the Wynyard Quarter. Read more »

Unsettled weather forces Northland speed restrictions – NZTA

Press Release – NZTA
Unsettled weather has delayed the completion of safety improvements to the state highway network in Northland and the NZ Transport Agency says care will be needed at several locations during Queen’s Birthday weekend. Read more »

Men’s health scholarships awarded to nine Unitec students

Press Release – UNITEC
Nine Unitec students have been awarded Men’s Health Scholarships, provided by the New Zealand Men’s Health Trust (NZMHT) to promote men studying in the health sciences. Read more »

International film festival announces music films for 2012

Press Release – NZ International Film Festival
The New Zealand International Film Festival today announced seven music films confirmed for the 2012 programme.
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Massey University signs research agreement with Auckland Council

Press Release – Massey University
The opportunity for research-led planning to help Auckland become, in Mayor Len Brown’s words, “the world’s most liveable city” has gained momentum with the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Massey University and Auckland Council. Read more »

Top athletes challenge Auckland sportspeople to running race

Press Release – Coca-Cola
Are you as fast as an Olympian? The POWERADE Challenge 2012 gives Aucklanders the chance to find out. Read more »

Bill Bailey brings new show to Auckland in October

Press Release – Elephant Publicity
The UK’s best loved comedian brings his brand new live show to New Zealand. Read more »

A Niuean, a Cook Islander and a Samoan join the Māori Battalion….

A play debuting in Auckland explores Pacific Islanders belonging to the 28th (Māori) Battalion during the Second World War. Read more »

Convertible coffee table wins Takapuna student top technology award

Press Release – Techlink
A teenager atteneed a prestigious awards ceremony with the Governor General after being named the top Technology scholar in the country. Read more »

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