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Government Partnership With Amazon Studios Is Great News For Auckland

Press Release – Auckland Unlimited

RELEASE SUMMARY The Government has confirmed a long-term partnership with Amazon Studios around its production based on The Lord of the Rings. Auckland is the main base for the multi-season production, and the agreement provides a key framework … Read more »

How Is New Zealand Taming The Climate Change Beast?

Press Release – Kalkine

Summary New Zealand has been taking active and innovative steps to transition the country towards a lower emissions future. The recently introduced climate change law for banks, ban on new coal-fired boilers and the launch of the first zero-carbon … Read more »

Māori Scientists Work ‘Cultural Double-Shifts’ – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Researchers have interviewed Mori scientists, who described the extra workload of helping their non-indigenous colleagues navigate te Ao Mori. We spend more time being Mori for others than being Mori for ourselves, is how one scientist … Read more »

Medsafe Seeks More Info On Janssen Covid-19 Vaccine – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

New Zealands medicines regulator has asked for more information from Janssen, with countries putting the companys Covid-19 vaccine on hold due to rare blood clot concerns. The Janssen vaccine was next in line to be approved for use in New … Read more »

SEEK NZ Employment Report – March 2021

Press Release – SEEK New Zealand

OVERVIEW OF MARCH 2021: STATE OF THE NATION: March saw the highest number of jobs ever advertised on Applications per job ad fell 7% month-on-month (m/m). SEEK job ads were up by 11% m/m. SEEK job ads were up by 55% in March 2021 when compared … Read more »

Queenstown Roading Project Given Fast Track Approval

Press Release – New Zealand Government

An expert consenting panel has approved the Queenstown Arterials Project, which will significantly improve transport links and reduce congestion for locals and visitors in the tourism hotspot. Read more »

Kaikoura Rockfall Protection Canopy Work Delays For Next Month, SH1, Short Detour SH7 Waipara To Waikari For Two Nights

Press Release – NZTA

People travelling between Christchurch and Picton on SH1 over the next four weeks need to factor in daytime delays south of Kaikura where a rockfall canopy* is being completed. Night closures Sunday to Thursday with regular openings have been ongoing … Read more »

Vodafone NZ First Business In Aotearoa To Be Awarded Key AWS Accreditation

Press Release – Vodafone

Just over seven months after launching Vodafone Connect , a customised cloud contact centre solution powered by Amazon Connect, Vodafone New Zealand has been accepted into the Amazon Connect Service Delivery Program, making it the first business in … Read more »

Colenso BBDO Begins New Era, Appoints Angela Watson As Managing Director

Press Release – Colenso BBDO

Colenso BBDO, one of the worlds most creative agencies, today appointed local candidate Angela Watson as Managing Director following an extensive global search. This follows the agencys appointment of Rob Campbell , renowned marketing supremo, … Read more »

Grounded Packaging launches carbon-negative packaging

Press Release – Grounded

Grounded Packaging launches carbon-negative, sugarcane-based packaging for the food industry that works exactly like plastic Read more »

An Economy On The Mend Promises Future Growth For The Out Of Home Industry

Press Release – Out Of Home Media Association Aotearoa

The Out of Home Media Association Aotearoa (OOHMAA) reports its strongest quarterly revenue performance since Q1 2020, signalling the sectors continued recovery post-Covid-19. The association was pleased to report net media revenue of $26.9 million for Q1 2021, … Read more »

Digital Marketing And Public Relations Services Help Small And Start-up Businesses In New Zealand Get To The Next Level.

Press Release – Fish Digital

Fish Digital is stepping up another notch in its bid to support New Zealand small and start-up businesses with digital marketing and public relations strategies that are effective, reliable, and affordable. Fish Digital will teach small and start-up … Read more »