Archive for April, 2021

Seasonal Climate Outlook May – June

Press Release – NIWA

Outlook Summary

  • Rainfall is about equally likely to be below normal or near normal in all regions of Aotearoa New Zealand except the north of the North Island, where near normal rainfall is most likely. Read more »

Brisbane Airport Green Zone Breach Update

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is continuing to advise passengers who flew from Brisbane to New Zealand last night to monitor their health and if symptoms develop, call Healthline and get a test, following a green zone breach at Brisbane Airport. Read more »

All MIQ And Government Border Workers Vaccinated By 1 May

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

From 11.59pm tonight all work in Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) facilities and by Government agencies at the border will be undertaken by vaccinated workers. Read more »

Queen St Changes Make Goods Delivery Unsafe, Difficult

Press Release – National Road Carriers

Proposed roading layout changes to Queen Street will make freight and courier deliveries to downtown retail and office businesses more difficult and unsafe and says National Road Carriers Association (NRC) spokesman Chris Carr. Read more »

The Long Paws Is Over As Pets Fly From Canada To Their Owners In New Zealand After 12+ Months Apart

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

A Noah’s ark charter flight from Canada, filled with dozens of beloved cats and dogs, means pet owners across Aotearoa will be reunited with their furry companions. Read more »

Scooping In To Save The Day

Press Release – Re Fab Cabins

The impact of Covid-19 has been huge; overseas families have been kept apart, jobs have been lost, and small businesses have been forced to close their doors for the unforeseeable future. Read more »

UFC Extends Pay-per-view Distribution In New Zealand With Spark Sport

Press Release – Spark Sport

Auckland, New Zealand – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today welcomed a new partnership with Spark Sport, a premium live and on-demand sport streaming service, to deliver UFC Pay-Per-View events live for fans in New Zealand. Read more »

No New Community Cases; No New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today. 

There are also no new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. Read more »

Statement From Mayor Goff Regarding Court Of Appeal Decision

Press Release – Office of the Mayor of Auckland

Mayor Phil Goff today welcomed the decision by the Court of Appeal that Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) acted lawfully in deciding to cancel the use of the Bruce Mason Centre by two Canadian speakers, Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern. Read more »

Tree Care Auckland And Pro Climb Gearing Up For Merger

Press Release – ProClimb

After over a decade of providing tree care management services in Auckland, Pro Climb and Tree Care Auckland will now be merging. Read more »

Myanmar Community & Unions Join For Auckland May Day Rally

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

Unions will join with the local Myanmar community in a show of solidarity for the popular movement for democracy in Myanmar. Read more »

Russell McVeagh Wishes INFINZ Awards’ Nominees Best Of Luck

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Russell McVeagh has assisted clients with a number of noteworthy transactions in the last year which are recognised as finalists in the lead up to this year’s 2021 INFINZ Awards to be held in May. Read more »

Kiwi Property Secures New Zealand’s First JD Sports Store

Press Release – Kiwi Property

Kiwi Property today announces an exciting new addition to Sylvia Park’s retail offering. UK-based retail giant JD Sports will open in mid-2021 with a compelling selection of sports lifestyle products and hundreds of exclusive styles, including several brands that are yet to be available on Kiwi shores. Read more »

Cockle Bay Full-year Shellfish Ban Begins

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand would like to remind people that gathering shellfish is no longer permitted at east Auckland’s Cockle Bay/Tuwakamana beach from Saturday, 1 May 2021. Read more »

Allpress Espresso To Be Acquired By Asahi Beverages

Press Release – Asahi


Kiwi premium fresh coffee business Allpress is set to continue its global expansion after being purchased by Oceania’s leading beverages company Asahi Beverages. Read more »

New Leadership: Raydar Makes Senior Management Appointments And Lures Creative Talent Back To New Zealand

Press Release – Raydar

Auckland, New Zealand – Raydar, New Zealand’s leading strategic and creative shopper activation agency, is heralding in exciting new leadership with the appointment of Kristyna Hotchin as General Manager and Nigel Hooker as Creative Director, announced today. Read more »

Child Physical Punishment Still Common – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New data from more than 700 Kiwis suggests physical discipline of children by parents dropped between 2002 and 2017. Read more »

Lontalius Brings Beautiful Simplicity To His Third AlbumSomeone Will Be There For You

Press Release – Great Things

Listen to the album Read more »

Muslim Kiwis Invite Friends To Experience Breaking Of The Fast

Press Release – Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at NZ Inc

While fasting is practiced among most faiths including Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism, fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is particularly sacred in the religion of Islam. Ramadan is an ideal time for strengthening relationships and fostering unity among nations. Read more »

Is Gentrification Driving Small Traders Out Of The Suburbs?

Press Release – BetterCo

Higher house prices contributing to the rapid gentrification of suburbs across New Zealand pose yet another challenge for small businesses owners, who may find the products and services that served them well a year ago no longer meet the changing neighbourhood’s needs. Read more »

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