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New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs join forces

Monday, 1 September 2014, 9:14 am | Spark Activate

Four of New Zealand’s most successful entrepreneurs are teaming up to share their secrets with Kiwi business owners across the country, thanks to the Building Smarter Business project. Launching today, the 2degrees initiative aims to equip businesses ... More >>

Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Sunday, 17 August 2014, 1:22 pm | Spark Activate

Western Sydney kids with a once-in-a-lifetime experience Link: More >>

Kiwis Called Upon To Do More For All Blacks

Friday, 1 August 2014, 9:21 am | Spark Activate

New Zealanders given unique opportunity to star in film Auckland, New Zealand: Kiwis love their country. We love sport. We love life and want to devour all that it brings. New Zealanders maximize every moment, committing to those things that move us and ... More >>

Inner city “hunting” ground activated

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 6:46 pm | Spark Activate

Today, from their leafy inner-city “hunting” ground Monteith’s launched The Great Monteith’s Meatpack Hunt, an augmented reality mobile app designed to create conversation around beer, cider and food matching. More >>

Newest World Champion Fuelled by Weet-Bix

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 7:29 pm | Spark Activate

Ella Williams (18) entered the 2013 Women’s World Junior Championship in Brazil on a wild card and ended up on the wildest ride of her young life last week. Having taken on all-comers and ended-up a World Champion and the first New Zealand woman ... More >>

Finalists At the NZ Food Awards? We Couldn’t Be More Chuffed

Monday, 2 September 2013, 5:13 pm | Spark Activate

It’s a proud day at the milkshed following last night’s announcement that The Collective has no fewer than four finalists in the NZ Food Awards. We couldn’t be more chuffed! More >>

Kiwis lack proper etiquette

Monday, 8 July 2013, 2:55 pm | Spark Activate

A survey conducted recently by Ferrero Rocher has shown that many New Zealanders lack proper manners when attending a gathering at a friend’s house. The research showed that 30% of Kiwis will neglect to take a gift despite 50% of Kiwis expecting ... More >>

Gisborne NZ’s leading book buyers, Auckland ranks bottom

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 2:34 pm | Spark Activate

As New Zealand Book Month kicks off, Gisborne, city of readers, has topped a list compiled by The Warehouse showing the number of books sold in ratio to the region’s population in its 92 stores across the country. More >>

PHDiQ scores only Australasian finalist in Festival of Media

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 6:38 pm | Spark Activate

It’s festival season and the honours and awards are starting to roll in – celebrating amazing work and very talented people both in New Zealand and around the world. Brendan Hewitt of PHDiQ has been selected as one of only five finalists, and the only finalist ... More >>

PHDiQ Launches Facebook First for Lipton Ice Tea Campaign

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 10:20 am | Spark Activate

PHDiQ and Fracture have launched a Facebook first - the Lipton Ice Tea Summer Festival project where, this summer, kiwi festival fans virtually create their own dream summer gig. Consumers build their own festival on the bespoke app and select the location, ... More >>

Dove Pink supporting Breast Cancer for 7th year

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 10:18 am | Spark Activate

For the seventh consecutive year, leading beauty brand Dove is supporting The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) to help fund breast cancer research. This October, $1 from every specially marked NZBCF Dove Pink product purchased will be ... More >>

Major Investment Refreshes Auckland Landmark Kelly Tarlton's

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 5:32 pm | Spark Activate

A 5.5 million dollar investment will see one of New Zealand’s favourite tourist destinations Kelly Tarlton’s revitalised, rejuvenated and redeveloped into a truly world class attraction. More >>

Spark PR & Activate on the boil with Electrolux

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 11:01 am | Spark Activate

21 February 2012 For Immediate Release Spark PR & Activate on the boil with Electrolux New Zealand More >>

Extreme Cold Hitting Christchurch Hard

Monday, 25 July 2011, 6:34 pm | Spark Activate

Winter has really made its presence felt over the last few days, and the Salvation Army says the people of quake-torn Christchurch are bearing the brunt. Energy company Chevron today launched a national appeal for help, through its national network of ... More >>

Man stuck to billboard: Union Street Auckland

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 12:22 pm | Spark Activate

Way to start the working day. Man “stuck for choice” – literally – on Auckland’s Union Street yells for help... any takers? More >>

KidsCan dismisses $11million budget to feed hungry children

Friday, 27 May 2011, 2:41 pm | Spark Activate

The KidsCan Charitable Trust dismisses the notion that it would take $11million a year to feed New Zealand children in low decile schools as reported by the Child Poverty Action Group. More >>

New Gym, New You - Les Mills Britomart

Friday, 8 April 2011, 2:26 pm | Spark Activate

Fancy being one of the first to walk through the doors of the brand new Les Mills Britomart? Want to use the bikes, treadmills and the showers before anyone else? Les Mills Britomart is opening its doors to Aucklanders from 8th April, so come down ... More >>

Notice of Voluntary Product Recall

Friday, 25 March 2011, 4:55 pm | Spark Activate

The Warehouse has announced a nationwide recall of all ‘Hippo + Friends Sleepwear Essentials’ infant flannelette pyjamas (sizes 00 to 2½)* purchased between 24 January 2011 and 18 March* 2011. The pyjamas have also been voluntarily withdrawn ... More >>

Further Update on Christchurch Caltex Petrol Stations

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 5:30 pm | Spark Activate

Caltex Riccarton, 64-66 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, and Caltex Dyers Road, 241 Dyers Road, Bromley, have both been closed due to tank damage. Caltex Lincoln Road, 55 Lincoln Road, Spreydon is OPEN, with new fuel supplies arriving tomorrow (24 Feb) ... More >>

Caltex Prioritising Petrol Supplies in Christchurch

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 12:40 pm | Spark Activate

In the interests of safety and environmental protection, nineteen Caltex service stations around Christchurch were closed yesterday for safety and integrity checks, following the earthquake. “Our priority today is to restore fuel supplies to rescuers, ... More >>



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