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Archive for March, 2014

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Further to todays news release from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), announcing three significant new breast cancer research projects, the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation can confirm that its Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign, running in … Read more »

Vodafone brings 4G to Invercargill

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone is continuing its rollout of superfast 4G mobile technology to provincial New Zealand today, with the launch of 4G in Invercargill. Read more »

One year on, about two thirds of homes may be under insured

Article – BusinessDesk

One year on, about two thirds of NZ homes may be under insured, say insurers Read more »

Police appeal for sightings of vehicles

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of Christchurch woman Amy Farrall are appealing to the public for sightings of two vehicles connected to their inquiries. Read more »

Sydney Ports get safety boost from personalised forecasts

Press Release – MetraWeather

Sydney Ports has invested in the latest weather technology as part of its ongoing commitment to improving harbour safety. Read more »

Spa, geothermal opportunities on agenda for mayor in Japan

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Opportunities for hot springs and spa development in Rotorua are on the agenda for Mayor Steve Chadwick when she visits Rotoruas Japanese sister city of Beppu this week. Read more »

Industry and business support Careers Expo developments

Press Release – Careers Expo

A group of Industry Training Organisations will exhibit at this years popular Careers Expos. The Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) will promote trade career opportunities to the 35,000 students and young adults attending at the annual events. Read more »

A Taste of Britain Tiffin

Press Release – The Langham Auckland

Its all about Great Britain at the Langham Auckland this April. The Royals are in town and beautiful new Palm Court now serves the finest afternoon tea in town, so the luxury hotel has created a delicious Brit-inspired Tiffin Afternoon Tea to … Read more »

Air NZ, Virgin Australia to add 40,000 Queenstown seats

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Alliance partners Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia will operate an additional 40,000 seats to and from Queenstown over the peak winter period of July to September this year. Read more »

Workplaces have a role in reducing domestic violence

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

A Bill that aims to support workplaces in the reduction of domestic violence and provide victims of domestic violence with practical support in the form of leave and expert assistance must be supported by all political parties says Sheryl … Read more »

DOC Kiwi Removals Facing Opposition

Press Release – Upper Coromandel Landcare Association

Citing conflicting statements from DoC on kiwi population health and the agencys failure to gain proper iwi approvals, Coromandel conservation groups are seeking to halt DoC kiwi translocation from the top of the peninsula and are questioning … Read more »

Labour supports lifting Fiji travel sanctions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour supports lifting Fiji travel sanctions as the country makes moves back towards full democracy, says Labour Leader David Cunliffe Read more »

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