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Archive for January, 2014

NZ dollar heads for 1.3 percent weekly decline on TWI basis

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 1.3 percent weekly decline on TWI basis after central bank meetings

By Paul McBeth

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.3 percent fall on a trade-weighted basis this week after the Reserve Bank kept interest rates on hold and the Federal Reserve trimmed another US$10 billion from its bond buying programme. Read more »

McKay appointed to the boards of IAG and AMI Insurance

Press Release – IAG New Zealand

January 31, 2014

Leading insurance group IAG has appointed Doug McKay as a non-executive director to its New Zealand subsidiary boards (IAG New Zealand Limited and AMI Insurance Limited), effective 10 February 2014. Read more »

Baauer and Ryan Hemsworth Hit New Zealand For Three Shows

Press Release – Olivia Young

Baauer and Ryan Hemsworth Hit New Zealand For Three Shows

NYC club-killer and soundcloud poster-boy BAAUER — responsible for the world-smash internet sensation and #1 Billboard Hot 100 track Harlem Shake — is set to hit New Zealand for three shows co-headlining with awesomely irreverent, genre-bending Canadian DJ/producer RYAN HEMSWORTH. Read more »

Love Boat Captain shares tips for romance before he sails

Press Release – MG Media

As the countdown to Valentine’s Day gets underway, one of the best known Captains of Romance, the Love Boat’s Captain Merrill Stubing, is dusting off his famous uniform to bring his unique brand of love Down Under. Read more »

Police charge driver over fatal Kumeu van crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Police News Alert Issued *** 3.15pm, January 31st (Friday) ***”

Police investigating a van crash that killed two young people in Kumeu last August have charged the driver of the vehicle. Read more »

First Partnership School to open today

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata
Minister of Education

31 January 2013

First Partnership School to open today

The first of five Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua will be opened today in Auckland by Prime Minister John Key. Read more »

Kitten loses eye, owner fails to seek treatment

Press Release – SPCA Auckland

Botany Downs woman Genevieve Forde claims she couldn’t afford treatment for her kitten’s severely infected and ruptured eye, leaving the kitten half-blind as a result. Read more »

Three Sleeps ’til The National!

Press Release – The Label

Three Sleeps ’til The National!

+ New Single Released Monday Feb 3rd

‘I Need My Girl’ is the new single released on Monday via iTunes – with a B-side ‘Learning’, a cover of a Perfume Genius song. Read more »

Rotary NZ supporting Tonga reconstruction after Cyclone Ian

Press Release – Rotary New Zealand

Rotary New Zealand supporting Tonga in its reconstruction following Cyclone Ian

Rotary New Zealand is responding to the long term affects of Cyclone Ian that devastated the islands of Ha’apai and Vava’u in Tonga on 11 January 2014. Read more »

2013 calendar year sets records for Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

31 January 2014

Auckland Airport has announced today that 14,424,473 passengers (excluding transits) used Auckland Airport in 2013, comprising 7,501,859 international passengers and 6,922,614 domestic passengers. Read more »

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