Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins

Press Release – PledgeMe

28/01/2015 Yeastie Boys raise $500k in 30 mins Yeastie Boys cup runneth over with their equity crowdfunding campaign raising half a million dollars within 30 minutes, PledgeMe is pleased to announce. Read more »

Yeastie Boys equity crowdfunding campaign kicks off today

Press Release – Yeastie Boys

Award-winning brewers Yeastie Boys will launch their equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe seeking to raise half a million dollars at 6 PM today. Yeastie Boys are going out to their crowd and offering them a piece of the company so they can … Read more »

Customs marks 175 years at border

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today congratulated the New Zealand Customs Service on the eve of its 175th anniversary of service protecting New Zealands border. Read more »

Yeastie Boys release share offer details

Press Release – Yeastie Boys

Ground breaking New Zealand brewers Yeastie Boys have released details of their highly anticipated share offer. Read more »

Plan Ahead for Special Licences

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

If youre holding an event at Easter that will need a special licence, make sure to plan ahead and apply as soon as possible because applications must be lodged before Waitangi Day. Read more »

Premium wine – It’s a long way to the top

Press Release – Rabobank

The global wine community currently has a great deal of interest in market dynamics at the more premium end of the global market, however grasping premiumisation opportunities is a complicated and disjointed process, according to specialist agri … Read more »

Photos For Piha Surf Life Saving Club

Press Release – Corona

For six weeks from January 16, the Piha Surf Life Saving Club (PSLSC) will host a unique exhibition of ten stunning New Zealand coastal images, captured by a selection of globally recognised surf, travel and lifestyle photographers. Read more »

Moa director Ashley Waugh to take over chair from Baker

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Grant Baker is stepping down as chairman of Moa Group and will be replaced by independent director Ashley Waugh as part of the unprofitable boutique beer maker’s board shuffle as it chases Australian and New Zealand sales. Read more »

Submit your own liquor ban area

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council is asking residents to define their idea of a liquor ban area on a City map. The map is included in a survey launched today that seeks to find out if residents support the current liquor ban area. Read more »

NZ Winegrowers launches Mandarin-language website

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers has launched a Mandarin-language website to support ongoing marketing activities in China. Read more »

NZ’s best beer bars, breweries and restaurants named

Press Release – Society Of Beer Advocates

The best breweries, bars, bottle stores and beer events have been recognised in the 2014 Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) Awards. Read more »

Work set to resume on new Local Alcohol Policy for Rotorua

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Work on developing a new Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) for Rotorua is about to resume having been on hold pending the outcome of appeals in other cities. Read more »

Investment paves the way for future growth at Giesen Wines

Press Release – Giesen Wines

January 9, 2015 – Investment in new equipment is helping Giesen Wines to replenish the soil in its vineyards, allowing for healthier vines, high quality fruit and ultimately excellent wine. Read more »

Bay of Plenty celebrates a relatively quiet New Year

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Friendly and festive was the general vibe throughout the Bay of Plenty District tonight with only a small number of people putting a dampener on New Year celebrations. Read more »

63 Arrests In Gisborne BW Festival Riot

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A riot at the BW Festival in Gisborne tonight has seen 63 people arrested, 83 injured and seven people in hospital. Read more »

St John Ambulance Geared to Manage the Country’s New Year

Press Release – St John

On New Years Eve between the hours of 10pm and 2am St Johns job rate will triple and a high percentage of those incidents will be related to alcohol. New Year is traditionally one of the busiest times of year for the ambulance service nationwide … Read more »

The Science Behind A Good Homebrew

Press Release – NIWA

The Science Behind A Good Homebrew Karl Safi is reluctant to say brewing beer is a science. Read more »

A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar

Press Release – Canterbury University

A philosopher, a mathematician and a student walk into a bar. A drinking game played out between friends in a bar and a complicated mathematics study into cause and effect, may seem worlds apart. But University of Canterbury mathematics professor Mike Steel … Read more »

Avoid becoming a Canterbury road statistic this summer

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The official holiday period starts at 4pm today so whether youre staying home or travelling to be with friends and family think safety and take simple measures to avoid becoming a victim of crime. Read more »

Hazardous drinking rates stable – Govt tinkering ineffective

Press Release – Alcohol Action NZ

The New Zealand Health Survey shows a minimal drop in overall hazardous drinking in New Zealand over the past seven years (from 18 to 16%) despite factors that should normal bring about a more substantial drop – an aging population, increasing immigration … Read more »

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