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Conversations With My Penis

Wednesday, 23 April 2014, 11:47 am | Joint Press Release

Conversations With My Penis - the hit new play from Dean Hewison (Live at Six, How To Meet Girls From A Distance) is opening at Wellington's BATS Theatre on Wednesday April 30th for the Comedy Festival. More >>

Global unions applaud NZ ‘slave ships’ progress

Friday, 18 April 2014, 11:34 am | Joint Press Release

Global unions the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) and IUF (International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hospitality Workers) today applauded the steps forward made in preventing often shocking abuse of crews on fishing vessels in New Zealand ... More >>

Whitebait partners look for solutions

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:09 pm | Joint Press Release

Waikato-Tainui, local marae, councils and agencies are working together to better manage whitebait fisheries at Port Waikato following the compilation of a new report. More >>

ActivePost Waka Ama championships return to Christchurch

Monday, 14 April 2014, 11:34 am | Joint Press Release

This weekend Christchurch’s Lyttelton Harbour plays host to a showcase of grit and endurance at the 2014 ActivePost National Long Distance Waka Ama Championships. More than 250 paddlers from 17 clubs throughout New Zealand are expected to compete. More >>

Papua New Guinean Female Trainee Pilots Take To Skies in NZ

Monday, 14 April 2014, 11:20 am | Joint Press Release

Four specially selected young women from Papua New Guinea are embarking on the opportunity of a lifetime – training to become commercial pilots. The women start a 68-week course today to secure a New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority Commercial Pilot Licence ... More >>

Revolutionary technology to reduce driver fatigue

Friday, 11 April 2014, 4:50 pm | Joint Press Release

Fleetsafe NZ is working with AIM-listed technology company, Seeing Machines to bring its revolutionary Driver Safety System (DSS) to New Zealand’s roads to help reduce fatigue crash statistics that in 2012 resulted in 46 deaths with a social cost of ... More >>

Business Thinker Gary Hamel to address NZ business leaders

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 12:00 pm | Joint Press Release

WHY MANAGEMENT IS FAILING INNOVATION – Gary Hamel, one of the world’s leading business thinkers and authority on management innovation is coming to NZ to talk to business leaders about why we need to reinvent management. More >>

New Date and Venue for Charity Wine Auction

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 11:11 am | Joint Press Release

Stunning vintage lots will be up for grabs at the HB Winegrowers Charity Fine Wine Auction set for Saturday, November 8. The event will join the FAWC! (Food and Wine Classic) summer series and has moved to the Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre following ... More >>

Melbournians Call for Release of Papuan Political Prisoners

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:31 pm | Joint Press Release

Wednesday April 2nd is an international day of action to demand the freedom of Papuan andMalukans political prisoners. Actions will be held in Melbourne, London, The Hague, Auckland, Wellington, Edinburgh and West Papua calling for the immediate and unconditional ... More >>

Registrations open for Auckland’s first civic hackathon

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 1:43 pm | Joint Press Release

Designers, developers and innovators are being encouraged to register for a weekend of 'hacking for good’ in what will be Auckland’s first ‘civic hackathon’. More >>

Myele Manzanza to tour Stockholm, Budapest, Berlin & Munich

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:21 pm | Joint Press Release

After a stunning premier performance in Los Angeles which the LA Weekly selected as one of its 'Concerts of the Week' and a successful run of debut shows in the U.S. Myele Manzanza jumps over the Atlantic this week for a handful of shows in Europe ... More >>

Threatened geckos to find sanctuary on Motuihe Island

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 3:11 pm | Joint Press Release

One hundred of New Zealand’s largest geckos are leaving the Mercury Islands to find a new home on Motuihe Island, just 16km from downtown Auckland. This Sunday (March 30), Duvaucel’s geckos will join other threatened wildlife already on Motuihe ... More >>

Wider debate needed on Change for Ruakura Development Plan

Monday, 24 March 2014, 2:52 pm | Joint Press Release

Leaders from a number of community groups representing Hamilton eastern suburbs’ residents met 19th March to discuss the upcoming hearing of Tainui Group Holdings’ (TGH) application for a major plan change to allow acceleration of their proposed ... More >>

Rebels&Robots + Fleet St Present The Adventures of Suzy Boon

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 11:48 am | Joint Press Release

The show follows the (mis)adventures of our hero, Suzy, who is half Maori/ half Chinese and is trying to find where she belongs in this world - and by world she means New Zealand. She is at the last week of her trial period at the Immigration Service of ... More >>

Assurance for shoppers as retailers sign on to data register

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 12:49 pm | Joint Press Release

Three of the country’s leading retailers are among the first to adopt a new standard assuring shoppers their personal information is stored and used in accordance with a best practice industry standard. More >>

Suren Unka to Release Debut Album in April

Friday, 14 March 2014, 12:24 pm | Joint Press Release

Electronic house producer Suren Unka is set to release his debut album El Chupacabra this April. El Chupacabra features ten tracks in total – with eight brand new songs alongside previously released singles Early (2011) and Alice (2013). More >>

Support Wellington’s Urban Kai Cycle from the ground up

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 3:25 pm | Joint Press Release

As local food week dawns, a vibrant young woman with a contagious energy needs your help to create a new kind of clean-green with her ‘Urban Kai’ project. Born and bred in California, Ania Upstill is passionate about the potential of Wellington’s ... More >>

Who are these mystery voices of Gallipoli?

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 2:09 pm | Joint Press Release

Families with Hawke’s Bay connections are being asked to try and help identify the voices of ve unidentied Gallipoli veterans, recorded in the 1960s by the late Napier broadcaster Laurie Swindell. More >>

Whittaker’s Firsts for Easter

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 1:23 pm | Joint Press Release

To mark the first ever Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt – a supersized Easter egg hunt to raise money for Starship Children’s Hospital – Whittaker’s is providing a unique 340g 18ct Gold Whittaker’s Slab as a grand prize and producing Easter-themed ... More >>

Soljah & King Kapisi Announce Clash of the Titans Tour

Monday, 10 March 2014, 3:13 pm | Joint Press Release

The Music Agency & Mai Fm is proud to present the Clash of the Titans Tour, featuring Soljah and King Kapisi. Soljah is made up of four heavy weight musicians who are creating waves across Aotearoa with their mesmerising live performances and ground ... More >>

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