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American Summer Camp Directors want Kiwis!!!!

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 3:56 pm | Media Statement

Camp Counselors USA is looking for hundreds of New Zealanders to teach sports, camping, music, arts & crafts, dance & theatre at an American summer camp. More >>

Parents’ expertise will inform child research

Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 9:47 am | Media Statement

Nearly 8000 sets of New Zealand parents will provide university researchers with information about their child’s development in a project designed to improve the lives of all New Zealand children. More >>

Being well in an over-prescribed world

Tuesday, 27 January 2009, 4:11 pm | Media Statement

Drugs designed to heal can hurt huge numbers of New Zealanders each year - from small side effects to compounding problems that can end up causing serious illnesses, even death. Worldwide iatrogenic (drug or medical induced illnesses) have been estimated ... More >>

Delgirl pleased to announce they have won a Tui

Monday, 26 January 2009, 2:23 pm | Media Statement

The Dunedin based female trio received the award at the Auckland folk Festival held at Kumeu last night. More >>

“Ornate” Dunedin Jewellery Celebration

Monday, 26 January 2009, 10:18 am | Media Statement

On Thursday 12 March 2009, supporters of Dunedin’s contemporary jewellers along with invited media and sponsors will be treated to a unique evening of fine wine, jewellery and music at a cocktail evening from 6pm at Scotia Restaurant and Whisky ... More >>

Christchurch artists to stage art protest

Monday, 26 January 2009, 10:08 am | Media Statement

Two Christchurch artists deeply concerned about the future of Canterbury’s water will launch their Canterbury River-talk project in March, they said today. More >>

Lawyers warn against new jobs with small firms

Friday, 12 December 2008, 4:20 pm | Media Statement

A group of leading employment lawyers is now advising people not to take jobs in small companies in the wake of the passing of the Employment Relations Amendment Act this morning. More >>

Kiwi's sub-Antarctic Kayak Trip

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 4:41 pm | Media Statement

On January 25th, Kiwi Hayley Shephard will attempt the very first solo sea kayak expedition around the remote sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Hayley's efforts are to raise awareness of the plight of the albatross. More >>

The New Zealand Pregnancy Book

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 4:07 pm | Media Statement

A guide to pregnancy, birth and a baby’s first three months 3rd edition More >>

The Pub with no beer ……This is worse

Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 4:32 pm | Media Statement

West Coast Brewing CEO Paddy Sweeney is tearing his hair out. His brewery has run out of beer. More >>

A Kiwi is the World’s Fastest Tap Dancer!

Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 12:02 pm | Media Statement

Guinness World Records™ has just contacted Wellington man Tony Adams to inform him that he is now the fastest tap dancer in the world – a feat all the more extraordinary considering Tony was crippled at birth. More >>

Fathers need to take the lead, says principal

Monday, 8 December 2008, 4:00 pm | Media Statement

Families need to take an active interest in their children’s education, especially fathers. That’s the view of school principal Robin Staples, who says that when parents value learning and success this lays a sound foundation for achievement at ... More >>

Up-and-coming fashion label wins export award

Friday, 5 December 2008, 12:02 pm | Media Statement

Auckland, 4th December 2008 – Fashionistas of the nation trembled with anticipation as New Zealand’s hottest up-and-coming fashion exporter was announced at a glittering fashion awards show this evening. More >>

Sponsors Step Up With Two-For-One Ticket Deal

Friday, 5 December 2008, 9:24 am | Media Statement

Lower than expected advance ticket sales have prompted sponsors of Saturday night’s match between the LA Galaxy and the Oceania All Stars to offer a two tickets-for-one deal for the Mt Smart Stadium game. More >>

Franchize Consultants Get Award Again

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 4:53 pm | Media Statement

Franchize Consultants (NZ) Ltd, the specialist franchising and licensing consulting and training organisation, added the Westpac Franchise Association of New Zealand 2008 Service Provider of the Year Award to their 2006 win of same. More >>

Name announced for New Crown Research Institute

Monday, 17 November 2008, 5:30 pm | Media Statement

The CEO-designate of the new Crown Research Institute that will be formed on 1 December through the merger of HortResearch and Crop & Food Research, Peter Landon-Lane, today announced a name for the new CRI. More >>

Businesses support Women’s Health fundraiser

Monday, 17 November 2008, 11:10 am | Media Statement

WONS Nursing Education and Health Promotion Services has been overwhelmed by the support businesses have given to their fundraising charity online auction. More >>

Government Supports Human Rights Resolution

Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 5:22 pm | Media Statement

The director of the Middle East and Africa Division at the Ministry of Trade Affairs and Trade, Darryl Dunn, has indicated that the Government will follow up with the New Zealand Embassy in Tehran to see what steps can be taken to counteract an injustice ... More >>

The Eight: Reindeer Monologues

Thursday, 6 November 2008, 3:41 pm | Media Statement

Santa is delivering a massive parcel of talent to The Basement this Christmas season. Michael Hurst, Oliver Driver, Antonia Prebble, Claire Chitham, Sarah Wiseman, Shane Bosher, Madeleine Sami, Fleur Saville, Dean O'Gorman, Anna Jullienne and many more ... More >>

NZ Nuclear Documentary Scores Major Prize

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 12:57 pm | Media Statement

New Zealand documentary The Nuclear Comeback has been recognized internationally at the world’s oldest and most prestigious environmental film festival in Italy, winning the Best International Documentary prize. More >>





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