The Nation 26,27 July: Flavell & Harawira, Joe Hockey

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation this weekend. With the Maori seats primed to play a pivotal role this election, Torben Akel reports from the key battlegrounds and meets the top contenders. Then the Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana Party leader Hone Harawira … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: freshwater science, battling defaunation

Column – Science Media Centre

Economist and philanthropist Dr Gareth Morgan drew together a panel of 16 scientists to run the ruler over the Government’s plan to better management our rivers and streams. Read more »

Joint agency operation receives second guilty plea

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

James Stephen Burns (41) has pleaded guilty to Crimes Act charges following a major joint enforcement agency operation (Operation Edit) led by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more »

Fairfax Media NZ Launches National Events Division

Press Release – Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media New Zealand today launched a national events division, demonstrating the organisations continued diversification beyond its heritage as a traditional print media organisation. Fairfax currently has a number of successful events within … Read more »

Mike Hosking for PM?

Press Release – Coalition for Better Broadcasting

The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is adding its voice to the many appalled at TVNZs choice of Mike Hosking as moderator for the upcoming political debates. Read more »

We gave Public Transport a V…

Press Release – V Energy Drink

If youve managed to head down to Lower Queen Street today, you may have seen the Auckland Overground, Vs take on Public Transport. Read more »

Photo op disguises abysmal failure

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Keys opening of four Housing NZ units in Bexley today is nothing more than an insincere photo op designed to hide the Governments failure to rebuild the housing stock destroyed by the earthquakes, says Labours Associate Housing spokesperson … Read more »

Mana Party Using Taxpayer Funds for Election Hoardings

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Reacting to the photograph posted on the WhaleOil website of a Te Tai Tokerau electorate hoarding featuring Mana Party leader Hone Harawira, which carries the House of Representatives crest and appears to have been funded by taxpayers, Jordan Williams, Executive Director … Read more »

SwipedOn Debuts New Visitor Book App

Press Release – SwipedOn

SwipedOn, the developer responsible for the hit of the same name, has today announced that the future of the front desk has arrived in the form of the companys latest app, Visitor Book. The new visitor management app has been released via Apples … Read more »

Fonterra Youtube Series Highlights on-Farm Milk Safety

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has launched the second installment of its Farm Focus YouTube series showcasing responsible dairying initiatives taking place on New Zealand dairy farms. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Climate check, science podcasting, population

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Climate update; Podcasting workshop; On the radar; Organics better?; Population change; Quoted; Policy news Friday video New from the SMC Sciblogs highlights Sci-tech events Read more »

Pandora Internet Radio: 2m Listeners across Australia and NZ

Press Release – Pandora

Pandora Australia and New Zealand has today announced that since launching in December 2012, it has achieved a milestone of two million registered listeners, effectively doubling its listener base in less than 12 months. Read more »

Corporate Welfare Apparatus Now Taking Over Corporate Media

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

The Taxpayers Union is slamming the decision by Callaghan Innovation to use taxpayer money to subsidise commercial media organisation BusinessDesk and buy a journalist for them. Taxpayers Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: Read more »

100% Middle-earth wins prestigious PATA Gold Award 2014

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealands 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign has today once again been recognised on the world stage, with its latest win the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Award, Marketing. Read more »

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Associations (PATA) marketing Grand Award for the 100% Middle-Earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign. Read more »

Investment to Help Deepen Innovation Reporting

Press Release – Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation Investment to Help Deepen Innovation Reporting Callaghan Innovation, the governments high tech HQ for Kiwi business, is to help deepen New Zealand media coverage of the commercialisation of innovation through an arms-length partnership … Read more »

Weta Group celebrates 20 years with starring role

Press Release – Weta Workshop

Wellington, New Zealand: A collection of puppets, some make-up effects and a passion for the film and creative arts were the sum total of the Weta Groups assets in 1994. Read more »

Dotcom’s Baboom eyes up to A$8.5 mln of new capital in 2014

Article – BusinessDesk

Dotcom’s Baboom eyes up to A$8.5 mln of new capital this year Read more »

FIFA World Cup – Football Fans Enjoy TVNZ’s Coverage

Press Release – Television New Zealand

Germany has won the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and the tournament has also given TVNZ a huge win with football fans. Integrated coverage on TV ONE and Ondemand provided viewers with the biggest games of the tournament live and free-to-air. Read more »

NZAF to take its distinctive perspective to AIDS2014 Melbour

Press Release – New Zealand AIDS Foundation

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has committed to a large programme at the upcoming conference in Melbourne, Australia. The team has several opportunities to present and share why our HIV prevention programme works. Read more »

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