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All I Want For Xmas – Global Toy Maker Names 2021 Hot Toys

Monday, 22 November 2021, 7:15 am | Joe Public Relations

When it comes to the most in-demand toys this Christmas, it’s a case of old meets new, according to global educational toy makers VTech and LeapFrog. Maud Rocher, VTech Electronics Marketing Manager Australia and New Zealand says classic toys never ... More >>

It’s In The Bag: Auckland Couple Create Care Bag For Cancer Patients

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 12:39 pm | Joe Public Relations

A new business offering a carry bag packed full of essential personal items for cancer patients to take to treatment sessions has been curated by an Auckland couple who struggled to find the right gift for their mother when she started chemotherapy ... More >>

Allan the Weimaraner is crowned New Zealand's Top Office Dog

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 10:16 am | Joe Public Relations

From a pack of 154 dogs, ‘HR Manager’ Allan has been crowned Top Office Dog, much to the delight of his colleagues at Electric Kiwi. The awards were announced at ‘A Dogs Breakfast’ Conference this morning in Auckland. Frog Recruitment director ... More >>

International alcohol reduction expert coming to NZ

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 10:34 am | Joe Public Relations

It’s Friday night, the end of an arduous week at work. You’ve already had a couple of beers or a few glasses of wine – but do you really need another one? A common scenario for many people who struggle saying no to that extra glass. More >>

“We Need More Apprentices” Says Leading Industry Trainer

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:30 am | Joe Public Relations

Competenz is the first Industry Training Organisation (ITO) to join more than 200 leading New Zealand businesses pledging to support employing people without tertiary qualifications. More >>

Ruby the Courier Dog Wins Nz Top Office Dog Trophy

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 12:59 pm | Joe Public Relations

Ruby the courier dog has delivered as the winner of New Zealand’s Top Office Dog competition. More >>

NZ’s Top Apprentices Launch Campaign

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 11:49 am | Joe Public Relations

NZ’s Top Apprentices Launch Campaign to Sign up More School Leavers by 2020 Honourable Louise Upston, together with the country’s brightest apprentices descended on parliament today to kick off a national campaign encouraging more school leavers to sign up ... More >>

Safety blights NZ’s chances of being good to grow old in

Monday, 23 November 2015, 2:18 pm | Joe Public Relations

New Zealand ranks 12 out of 96 countries in an annual ranking of the best and worst places for older people to live - but only 30th for safety and transport - according to the Global Age Watch Index, a report commissioned by Help Age International. More >>

Building Skills for the Future

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 4:15 pm | Joe Public Relations

GOT A TRADE WEEK 2015 – 21-28 August – is part of a national campaign to raise awareness of on-the-job training and careers in New Zealand’s trades and services. It also celebrates the talents and achievements of Kiwis making headway in their ... More >>

Young Inventor Branches Out with Treehouse Design

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 3:33 pm | Joe Public Relations

A treehouse platform for kids to build architectural wonders in their backyard has won a Kiwi inventor the top prize in the New Zealand leg of the fifteenth James Dyson Award, a global product design competition that celebrates, encourages and inspires ... More >>

Kiwi Lands World’s First Quadruple Backflip on a BMX Bike

Monday, 13 July 2015, 11:28 am | Joe Public Relations

Jed “The Warrior” Mildon from Taupo rewrites the record books again by becoming the first person to ever land a quadruple backflip on a BMX bike. After an arduous nine-month battle with fellow Nitro Circus teammate, American James Foster, Mildon ... More >>

Nitro Circus Selects Velocity Brand Management as Agent

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 10:36 am | Joe Public Relations

Nitro Circus ( the world’s leading action sports entertainment brand, has announced the appointment of Velocity Brand Management (VBM) as its licensing agent for New Zealand and Australia. This exciting partnership is indicative of the ... More >>

Inventive NZers finalists in international James Dyson Award

Friday, 9 August 2013, 2:55 pm | Joe Public Relations

A quad bike that doesn’t roll, a lightweight and breathable cast for fractured bones, and a design-your-own desk chair, have been announced finalists in the New Zealand leg of the 2013 James Dyson Award. More >>

Fishing Net Reels In Top Prize

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 10:28 am | Joe Public Relations

Sir James Dyson, inventor of the Dyson vacuum, has judged SafetyNet, a product to tackle the increasing problem of over fishing, as the winning product design in the international 2012 James Dyson Award. More >>

Christchurch Design Scholarship - Judges Announced

Friday, 18 May 2012, 11:35 am | Joe Public Relations

The best urban design ideas in a competition for rebuilding quake-affected Christchurch will be judged by David Sheppard, President Elect of the Institute of Architects, and design experts David Lovegrove and Jacky Bowring. More >>

Best Brains Britain-Bound Awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships

Monday, 3 October 2011, 3:06 pm | Joe Public Relations

Unravelling the discrepancies in quantum gravity theory, boosting New Zealand's growth by improving international commercial law and tax policy, and examining regional integration in South East Asia, will be researched by three of New Zealand's top ... More >>

New Zealander Shortlisted For Prestigious Art Award

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 11:03 am | Joe Public Relations

The Singapore Art Museum (SAM) and Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation have announced a New Zealander as one of the 15 finalists shortlisted for the 2011 APB Foundation Signature Art Prize. More >>

Kite Boarder Breaks NZ Speed Sailing Record

Friday, 15 October 2010, 5:07 pm | Joe Public Relations

Auckland kite boarder Gavin Broadbent has smashed the existing national speed sailing record at the international Luderitz Speed Challenge for sail powered craft. More >>

Amcal And Unichem Launch National Make Up Amnesty

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 1:18 pm | Joe Public Relations

New Zealand women are being urged to surrender their used, unfashionable and even expired make-up, in exchange for new make-up from pharmacies in September. More >>

New Zealand’s Best Brains Bound For Britain

Saturday, 21 November 2009, 1:25 pm | Joe Public Relations

Groundbreaking research which may predict volcanic eruptions in New Zealand, a study exploring new flu vaccines, and an investigation about how our genetics could aid in developing new cancer therapies, were some of the topics keeping New Zealand’s ... More >>