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$200,000 to support popular Polyfest

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

$200,000 to support popular Polyfest

National’s Pacific Affairs Spokesman Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has today announced that if re-elected National will provide financial backing for the most popular Pacific youth event in New Zealand, the ASB Polyfest. Read more »

Shane Cameron to fight Kali Meehan for WBA Heavyweight Crown

Press Release – Sky Arena

Shane Cameron to fight Kali Meehan for WBA Heavyweight Crown
The Mountain Warrior is once again looking to scale the highest heavyweight peaks in a redemption bout against inaugural SUPER 8 Champion, Kali Meehan on the next SUPER 8 Last Man Standing card. Read more »

Vipers strike to snap slump

Press Release – New Zealand Rugby League

Pirtek NZRL National Premiership – Vipers strike to snap slump

After almost two years without success, Central Vipers have broken their losing run in the Pirtek NZRL National Premiership, with a 32-22 road win over Wellington Orcas at Porirua Park. Read more »

Spark New Zealand Selects OTT Platform Provider, Xstream

Press Release – XStream

Spark New Zealand Selects OTT Platform Provider, Xstream

COPENHAGEN, Denmark and AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Aug. Read more »

German Film Festival to help Kiwi filmmakers gain funding

Press Release – Goethe-Institut

German Film Festival to help Kiwi filmmakers gain international funding

This year has seen some incredible Kiwi films hit our screens: The Dark Horse, What We Do In The Shadows, and The Last Saint, to name but three. Read more »

Council wins national boat safety award

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Council wins national boat safety award

Waikato Regional Council’s maritime services team has won a national award recognising its boat safety work for the region and New Zealand. Read more »

New Zealand’s first breastfeeding seminar for physicians

Press Release – La Leche League

New Zealand’s first breastfeeding seminar for physicians

31 August 2014

The country’s first breastfeeding seminar for physicians is to be held in Auckland next month. Read more »

Experts gather to discuss action on Fetal Alcohol Disorder

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Experts gather to discuss action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in New Zealand

A national symposium ‘FASD in New Zealand: A Time to Act’ will be held on Friday 5 September at the University of Auckland’s Tamaki campus. Read more »

The Nation Housing Debate

Press Release – The Nation

Patrick Gower hosts a housing debate between National’s Nick Smith and Labour’s Phil Twyford.
Patrick It’s the great Kiwi dream, but is owning the roof over your head now just a pipe dream for many Kiwis? Read more »

WDT widens 1H loss, warns FY earnings won’t improve

Article – BusinessDesk

Wellington Drive widens 1H loss, warns FY earnings won’t improve

By Tina Morrison

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Wellington Drive Technologies, the unprofitable manufacturer of energy efficient motors, widened its first half loss and said full year earnings won’t improve as sales slump in Latin America, its largest market. Read more »

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