Commissioner finds Westpac breached Nicky Hager’s privacy

Press Release – Felix Geiringer

Nicky Hagers complaint against Westpac has been upheld by the Privacy Commissioner. The Privacy Commissioner found that Westpac had breached Mr Hagers privacy by releasing his personal information to the Police without a warrant. This is part … Read more »

Chorus beats first-half profit expectations

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Chorus beat first-half profit expectations and raised its forecast for annual earnings as the telecommunications network operator benefited from the increase in regulated prices on its copper lines, even as connection numbers … Read more »

3 Wins Friday & Saturday Night, Project to Launch Tonight

Press Release – Mediaworks

Friday saw Three win the night in three key commercial demographics (25-54, 18-49 & HHS wk 0-14), with the nights movie – Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull winning its timeslot in all four demographics – 25-54, 18-39, 18-49 … Read more »

Spark NZ Seeks Short-Term Pause

Press Release – Spark NZ

Pause would enable time for all parties to fairly consider their legal options before merger became a fait accompli Read more »

Statement on Christchurch Emergency briefing

Press Release – Deaf Aotearoa

Deaf Aotearoa is disappointed by the lack of visibility of a New Zealand Sign Language interpreter at a Civil Defence Emergency briefing in Christchurch yesterday afternoon. Read more »

New Arts major focuses on top job employability

Press Release – University of Auckland

Communication across our culture, both in personal and professional life, has never been more dynamic and the potential for top careers for well-trained people is huge. The University of Aucklands Faculty of Arts is meeting the needs of this fast-changing … Read more »

Food marketing review ignores advice from 77 experts

Press Release – University of Auckland

Government regulation is needed to reduce the advertising industrys marketing of unhealthy foods to children and young people, according to 77 of New Zealands leading health professors. Read more »

Three Invites the Public to Watch ‘The Project’ Live

Press Release – Mediaworks

The countdown is in full swing. With only one week to go, Three has confirmed the release of audience tickets to the highly anticipated, LIVE news and entertainment 7pm show – The Project . Read more »

Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings offers to snap up Tower

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 9 (BusinessDesk) – Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings has offered to buy Tower for about $197 million, pushing the insurer’s shares up 41 percent to $1.11 on the news. Read more »

Three’s New Identity

Press Release – Mediaworks

At midnight, MediaWorks iconic Kiwi media brand TV3 will transform into Three. With a new brand and new look its unlike anything weve done before. Read more »

Kiwis Missing Out on Black Caps Action

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Many Kiwis who would love to be kicking back watching the Chappell-Hadlee one-day cricket international between the Black Caps and Australia live on television arent able to, says New Zealand First Sport and Recreation Spokesperson Clayton Mitchell. Read more »

DairyNZ backs down as Greenpeace launches new video

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

As DairyNZ backs down from a public fight over a controversial TV ad, Greenpeace has released a new video about industrial dairying and polluted rivers. Read more »

Information release: NZ Citizenship of Mr Peter Thiel

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

While the Department doesnt usually discuss individual citizenship details due to the standard privacy considerations applicable to all NZ citizens, there is sufficient public interest in Mr Peter Thiels case to warrant the release of further information … Read more »

Relevance, transparency and trust: success in 2017

Press Release – Senate SHJ

SenateSHJ has published its annual predictions for the issues and trends that will shape the year ahead. It forecasts further transformational change for organisations and entire sectors in 2017. SenateSHJ chief executive Neil Green says the big challenge … Read more »

NZ Company Client wins Best Website in the World – Again

Press Release – OneClick

Auckland, December 13. 2016 NZ website company OneClick client Colliers International Canada, won 2 awards for their website at the final of the International Property Awards held at Londons Savoy Hotel, 12th December 2016. This website and supporting … Read more »

First-ever OIA stats show public servants doing their bit

Press Release – Public Service Association

Public servants are doing a great job in applying the Official Information Act – but more change is needed to ensure a fully open and transparent public service, the PSA says. Read more »

Public discourse under threat from fake news

Press Release – Fund for Truth

Concerns remain that the funding freeze imposed on Radio New Zealand will leave the domestic mediascape vulnerable to undermining by political and corporate interests in an era of clickbait headlines and fake news. Read more »

Tax take and journalism win if merger allowed

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 27 (BusinessDesk) – NZME and Fairfax New Zealand are talking up their credentials as a locally-listed company that pays tax in their latest efforts to win regulatory approval to merge to create a news operation the competition regulator fears will … Read more »

Earthquake rattles the first Pet Life mag to the printers

Press Release – Pet Life

Even Mother Nature couldnt stop the production of New Zealands newest free pet magazine from heading to the printers. Read more »

Industry Leader Joins Ipsos NZ Management Team

Press Release – Ipsos

Highly respected market researcher Winifred Henderson joins Ipsos New Zealand in a specially-created role Read more »

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