Archive for August, 2020

OOh!media Puts Neon Up In Lights

Press Release – oOh Media

oOh!media has transformed its high-impact Panorama sites across the country for a campaign to mark the merger of Neon and Lightbox under the Neon brand. Read more »

CORT Community Housing New Partnership With ACC

Press Release – Cort Community Housing

In a first for New Zealand, CORT Community Housing and ACC (the Accident Compensation Corporation) have formed a new partnership to fund, build and manage 100 new homes for people and families on the public housing waiting list in Auckland. Read more »

Powering Better Financial Experiences With Digital Onboarding And Investment

Press Release – Invsta

Since the early lockdown period in March, Auckland-based fintech, Invsta, has noticed a significant surge in demand for digital onboarding, including digital AML and the functionality for customers to invest online. Read more »

Secondary Schools Business Case Competition Goes Virtual For 2020

Press Release – NZ Secondary Schools Case Competition

The New Zealand Secondary Schools Case Competition is returning virtually in 2020, giving the opportunity to secondary students from around Aotearoa to compete. Read more »

Statement From Speed Works Events

Press Release – Speed Works Events

Sunday’s changes to the Auckland Alert Level restrictions have left disappointed organisers and officials with no choice but to cancel the Speed Works Events finale at Hampton Downs next weekend. Read more »

Westpac Branches In Auckland – Level 2

Press Release – Westpac New Zealand

We will be opening all of our branches in Auckland under normal hours from tomorrow as the region returns to COVID-19 Level 2 restrictions. During Level 3 we opened 13 branches in the region. Customers will be able to check the hours of their local branch on our website from tomorrow morning. Read more »

Association Reveals Retail Down 85%, Encourages Local Shopping

Press Release – Takapuna Beach Business Association

“We strongly encourage Aucklanders to shop local from Monday and support retailers who have done it tough in the latest lockdown,” says Takapuna Beach Business Association (TBBA) chief executive, Terence Harpur. Read more »

Spring Looking Up For Real Estate As Lockdown Lifts

Press Release – Century 21

“Spring is now looking better for real estate, with Auckland’s lockdown set to lift,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand.

Century 21 Derryn Mayne in office 

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2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

Both are cases in the community and both have epidemiological links to the Auckland cluster. Read more »

Government’s Response Unsustainable

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“The uncertainty of further lockdowns is unsustainable and we can’t afford to keep going like this,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Police To Help New Zealanders Mask-up Under New Alert Level 2 Settings

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police in Auckland and around the country will be on hand to help New Zealanders ease into the new Alert Level 2 restrictions come Monday morning. Read more »

Taiwan Shows How To Make Elimination Affordable

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“An interview with Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang shows the way to making elimination of COVID-19 affordable through a Wellbeing Approach,” says ACT Leader David Seymour Read more »

Watercare Drought Update: 30 August

Press Release – Watercare


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  Yesterday Past 7 days Rainfall since the start of the drought

Fatal Crash – Update: Serious Crash In Clover Park, Auckland – Counties Manukau

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can confirm one person has died following a serious crash on Boundary Road in Clover Park, Auckland.

The single-vehicle crash was reported around 6.20pm. Read more »

The Road Is Closed And Diversions Are In Place – Serious Crash In Clover Park, Auckland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a report of a serious crash on Boundary Road in Clover Park, Auckland.

The single-vehicle crash was reported around 6.20pm. Read more »

Air Transport Of Critically Ill Children In Danger If Kāpiti Airport Is Shut Down

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

Any closure of the Kāpiti Airport would have adverse impacts on emergency services flying patients, including critically ill children, and organ donation retrieval services, out of the Airport. This is a clear warning issued by the Wellington Aeromedical Retrieval Service based in the Wellington Regional Hospital in a letter to me last week. Read more »

SPCA Offers Shelter For Animals For People With COVID

Press Release – SPCA

SPCA is preparing to take animals from people suddenly put into mandatory quarantine following a positive test for COVD. Read more »

Beko Netball League Cancelled For 2020

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand has announced that the revised 2020 Beko Netball League has been cancelled due to the shift in COVID-19 alert levels. Read more »

Calling All City Skippers For The 36th America’s Cup Presented By PRADA

Press Release – ATEED

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is looking for volunteers to help bring Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland to life as part of its City Skippers volunteer programme for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA. Read more »

13 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 13 new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

Two are imported cases in managed isolation who both arrived in New Zealand from India on August 23. The first is a woman in her 70s and the second case is a man in his 30s. They both tested positive for COVID-19 around day 3 of their time in MIQ at the Grand Millennium in Auckland. Read more »

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