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Ngai Tahu Sets Early Pace In Corporate Rowing

Friday, 24 October 2008, 5:25 pm | Media Statement

Fourteen corporate crews gathered at the Meridian Rowing Centre at Kerrs Reach on Wednesday night to eye up their competition ahead of November¹s big race ­ the 2008 Meridian Power Rowing Regatta More >>

Strategies for Successful Online Communities

Thursday, 16 October 2008, 10:24 am | Media Statement

How to create, develop and evolve a social media presence to increase collaboration, drive awareness and improve customer loyalty More >>

Kapa Haka Kids Doing it the Smokefree Way

Monday, 15 September 2008, 8:35 am | Media Statement

Most young people think smoking looks ugly and doesn’t help you make friends, which is why this year’s primary and junior kapa haka competition is smokefree, says Maui Tangohau. More >>

Receivers to Dominion Finance Group Limited

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 3:42 pm | Media Statement

The trustee for Dominion Finance Group Limited - Perpetual Trust - has appointed receivers to the company. More >>

Opononi Area School

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 3:39 pm | Media Statement

Minister Chris Carter's announcement of imminent appointment of a commissioner to run Opononi Area School in South Hokianga has been cautiously welcomed by concerned parents and community members. More >>

Black Cups win Bledisloe Cup of coffee making

Wednesday, 3 September 2008, 2:04 pm | Media Statement

While Richie and the boys have been preparing to beat the Aussies next week, New Zealand’s barista team, aka the Black Cups, has beaten the Australians in the Bledisloe Cup of coffee making. More >>

NZ iPhone snow reports a World first

Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 5:03 pm | Media Statement

A Christchurch based website company has created a global first - a snow report system for the Apple iPhone. More >>

Govt Stops The Supply Of Overseas Farm Workers

Monday, 25 August 2008, 9:28 am | Media Statement

Immigration NZ as from July 28 has changed the way NZ dairy farmers may recruit qualified dairy farm workers from overseas. This decision was made overnight, without warning, affecting hundreds of NZ dairy farmers. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Regional Signature Dish 2008 Launch

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 9:11 am | Media Statement

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Signature Dish was launched last night at an urban farmers’ market at the EIT campus. Food Hawke’s Bay members were invited to come along and show case new and exciting products for chefs and restaurant owners to sample and ... More >>

AlterNative celebrates traditional knowledges

Monday, 18 August 2008, 5:16 pm | Media Statement

Three years ago Nga Pae o te Ma ramatanga began with a vision: to bring together more than 5,000 indigenous groups around the world into a dialogue that would support the growth of first nations in the academy. AlterNative: An International Journal ... More >>

Steven Berkoff To Perform in NZ

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 10:19 am | Media Statement

British theatre legend Steven Berkoff is heading to Auckland and Wellington stages in October for a strictly limited season of his theatrical masterpiece One Man. More >>

South Auckland artist’s exhibit a world first

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 12:14 am | Media Statement

There are 17,000 individual beads in just one of the artworks Pukekohe grandmother Muriel Newall is exhibiting in Auckland later this month, as she displays some of her unique creations. More >>

Next generation network leaders awarded

Monday, 11 August 2008, 3:55 pm | Media Statement

New Zealand tertiary students exemplifying excellence and innovation in the use of KAREN were recognised at the APAN26 conference in Queenstown. More >>

Keeping an Eye on Each Other

Monday, 4 August 2008, 10:55 am | Media Statement

Rivalry runs deep across the Tasman but how different are New Zealand and Australia? The anecdotal differences may provide good punch lines but for businesses trying to trade across the ditch it's vital to know which attitude differences are real, ... More >>

Innovative company moves to Waitakere

Friday, 1 August 2008, 3:59 pm | Media Statement

Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey has praised the initiative of label print firm Philstic Labels for its shift to Te Atatu from central Auckland. More >>

Industry should partner with bus co's over biofuel

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 12:08 am | Media Statement

The upcoming regulations on biofuel sales are a prime opportunity for oil companies to partner with bus companies to introduce new fuels and infrastructure, says a local biofuel expert. More >>

Going West Books and Writers Festival 2008

Monday, 28 July 2008, 9:29 am | Media Statement

Karlo Mila is this year’s Curnow reader. Her first book Dream Fish Floating, won the Best First Book of Poetry at the 2006 Montana Book Awards. A Well Written Body, her most recent collection, features the paintings of artist Delicia Sampero, creating ... More >>

Hollywood TV Casting Director Coming to Auckland

Wednesday, 16 July 2008, 3:29 pm | Media Statement

TVI Actors Studio, America's largest acting school and resource center for actors, brings Los Angeles Casting Director, Nick Anderson from the six time Emmy award-winning Hollywood casting offices of "Desperate Housewives" and "Prison Break" to Auckland ... More >>

Legislation needed for new plain English culture

Monday, 14 July 2008, 5:36 pm | Media Statement

Plain English crusader Lynda Harris says far too many organisations still produce gobbledygook, and New Zealand needs legislation to help bring about a new plain English culture. More >>

MOU Signing Includes Rural Maori Health Service

Monday, 14 July 2008, 5:26 pm | Media Statement

A major new initiative to bring mobile health services to rural Maori all around the Franklin and Waikato region is set to launch later this year. More >>