2D-to-3D Conversion Software Success for ETRI and NHNZ

Press Release – NHNZ

Global production house NHNZ is now offering highly cost-effective 3D content after completing a 3-year-long collaboration with Korean tech giant ETRI to create new 2D-to-3D conversion software. Read more »

Heart Foundation responds to vandalism

Press Release – The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation was deeply disappointed to learn today that an individual or group has vandalised one of its billboards in Hamilton. Read more »

Bike Wise announces winner of NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

Press Release – Bike Wise

This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! The winner of the esteemed title of NZs Favourite Place to Cycle … Read more »

TVNZ 1st-half profit drops 5% on weaker ad revenue

Article – BusinessDesk

March 2 (BusinessDesk) – Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, posted a drop in first-half profit of about 5 percent as advertising revenue weakened and costs rose. Read more »

Tuesday 3 March 12:15 St Andrew’s : How Free is Free Speech?

Press Release – St Andrews Trust

Mr David Rutherford, Chief Human Rights Commissioner will be holding an in-depth conversation on Free Speech. The recent massacre of staff of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris has reminded us of the wide range of standards applied to … Read more »

Phil Goff Interview On TV One’s Q+A : “It doesn’t take guts”

Press Release – TVNZ

Labours Defence spokesperson Phil Goff told TV Ones Q+A programme that going to Iraq is a high-risk venture that is probably the least effective thing that we could do to stop ISIS. Read more »

Monopoly: 96 hours to go to keep Queenstown on top!

Press Release – Destination Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand (27 February 2015) As of today, Queenstown is sitting in the top 15 of 80 cities around the world all competing for a spot on the global Monopoly Here & Now: World Edition game board. And theres only 96 hours left … Read more »

Q-fly, scientists on screen and fluoride study questioned

Press Release – Science Media Centre

In the News: What can NZ learn from Japanese earthquakes? In the News: No link found between brain cancer and mobile use Expert Reaction: Water fluoridation and underactive thyroid Expert Reaction: Fruit fly incursion Read more »

New Zealand celebrities help shine a light on domestic abuse

Press Release – Shine

New Zealand stars have shown their support for national domestic abuse charity Shine by starring in a series of commercials for the organisations annual appeal month in March. Read more »

Synlait Farms rebrands as Purata

Press Release – Purata

With Latin and Maori origins meaning clear, bright – like a beautiful morning, Puratas name reflects the companys new vision post ownership change, says Purata CEO Juliet Maclean. Read more »

Flight drink signs sponsorship deal with Lydia Ko

Press Release – 1Above

The worlds No. 1 flight drink signs sponsorship deal with the worlds No. 1 womens golf pro Lydia Ko Read more »

Pead PR’s Haysom wins London scholarship

Press Release – Pead PR

Londons currently the focus for Pead PR account director Amelia Haysom who is attending the annual IPREX Global Leadership Conference this week (26-29 Feb.). Haysom is at the yearly forum courtesy of her winning Pead PRs Young Leadership Scholarship … Read more »

Snakk announces record-breaking Q3 sales

Press Release – Snakk Media

Snakk announces record-breaking Q3 sales 47% year-on-year sales growth; two months with $1m-plus sales Read more »

Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards 2015 – Final Call

Press Release – Travcom

The deadline for entering the Cathay Pacific Travel Media Awards is 27 February 2015 for the writing and photography awards (that’s this Friday!) and 6 March 2015for the New Travel Writer and Best Travel Blog of the Year awards. Thank you to everyone … Read more »

Sky TV shares dip as investors react to loss of subscribers

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Shares of Sky Network Television dropped 0.9 percent today after the countrys dominant pay-TV operator delivered a strong first-half profit, but had a net loss of 8,707 subscribers. Read more »

Gill Stewart to Leave the Radio Bureau

Press Release – The Radio Bureau

Gill Stewart has resigned as General Manager of The Radio Bureau (TRB), the organisation that represents New Zealands commercial radio industry. Read more »

A Great Shame If Politics Killed Wellington Reorg Story

Press Release – Tony Crewdson

On Saturday evening I appeared on TVNZ News at 6 exhorting the people of Wellington to think carefully about a Single Vision and a Single Voice for our Region, and then submit a submission on the proposed Wellington Reorganisation. Ive had a lot of … Read more »

Sky TV first-half profit rises 13%

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television, the countrys dominant pay-TV operator, has reported increased profit and revenue for the first half despite a net loss of 8,707 subscribers. Read more »

Mediaworks returns to profit as radio boosts income

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Mediaworks Investments, the free-to-air broadcaster, has returned to profitability in its first 10 months under a new capital structure, with its radio business being the biggest contributor to earnings. Read more »

Why an open-source news and views site needs reinvention

Article – sticK

Scoop’s in the middle of an attempt to change its ownership and business structure from individual shareholders to community (to be designed). It has just launched a PledgeMe crowd funding bid. The metaphor that applies is not unlike the tragedy … Read more »

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