Business Scoop


Two Million Listening to NZME Radio and Partners

Press Release – NZME

18 April 2019 NZME and partners have once again retained the number one position in the important Auckland market for 10+ share and two million New Zealanders are tuning in each week across the country^^, according to the first 2019 GfK independent … Read more »

Magic Brand Debuts as NZ’s Third Biggest Station

Press Release – Mediaworks

On debut, the Magic brand encompassing both Magic Talk and Magic Music has 416,700 listeners* in the first GFK commercial survey results of the year, making it the third biggest station in the country with an 8.1% share. In Auckland, Magic increased … Read more »

BusinessDesk welcomes Brian Gaynor as shareholder

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Content Ltd, publisher of the BusinessDesk business and economic news service, is delighted to announce that Milford Asset Manager co- founder, Brian Gaynor, has become a shareholder in the company. Read more »

Stuff and PocketWise join forces

Press Release – PocketWise

PocketWise, a digital comparison and shopping service to help Kiwis make wiser financial decisions, has signed a strategic partnership with Stuff, New Zealands leading media organisation and number one news website. Read more »

Reputational Risks Rise; Organisations Fail to Manage

Press Release – SenateSHJ

Just two fifths of executives give their organisation top marks for proactively managing their reputation and the proportion has dropped in the last year, research from SenateSHJ has revealed. Read more »

Council provided response to the Local Government Minister

Press Release – Westland District Council

Westland District Council received a letter from the Local Government Minister dated 20 March 2019. Chief Executive Simon Bastion says, a response was sent to the Minister on 1 April 2019, and acknowledged by the Ministers office. Reports that … Read more »

Larry Williams Hangs up the Headphones

Press Release – NZME.

8 April 2019 After an extraordinary 27 years, Newstalk ZBs award-winning Drive host, Larry Williams, is stepping down. Read more »

Largest international conference to be held in Rotorua

Press Release – Destination Rotorua

Rotorua is hosting the International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) conference on 7-11 April 2019, which is the largest international conference that the city has ever secured. More than 1200 delegates from around the world will come … Read more »

Science Journalism Fund 2019 winners awarded

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Five new projects will be funded in the latest round of the Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund. Read more »

AI Day 2019 panel sees the need to reboot journalism

Press Release – Storicom

The final panel of AI Day 2019 ended with calls for more regulation of social media giants and increased investment back into journalism. Read more »

Local advertisers and agencies delighted at support from WFA

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Joint Media Statement from the Association of New Zealand Advertisers and the Commercial Communications Council Read more »

Spark to select a growth partner for Lightbox

Press Release – Spark

Spark New Zealand announced today it is beginning a formal process to engage with potential media partners to enhance and grow its Lightbox entertainment streaming business. Read more »

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