Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Sturday 28 & Sunday 29 March 2015

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Saturday 28th March: Waioho Papamoana is the call to arms hiikoi in Auckland city this Sunday protesting against Norwegian state oil company Statoil’s exploration programme off Northland. Greenpeace says not only Statoil but other operators need … Read more »

New campaign offers hope for those with gout

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Hope and treatment are available for more than 110,000 New Zealanders* who have gout, a potentially crippling form of arthritis that can strike anyone, at any time. Read more »

Media agency director found guilty of fraud

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

Glenda Mary Wynyard (49) has been found guilty in the Auckland District Court today of eleven out of thirteen Crimes Act charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). Read more »

Zoo Auckland appointed by Southern Cross Health

Press Release – Zoo group

Zoo Auckland positioned to work with Southern Cross on special projects in the digital space. Read more »

Public conned over anti-speeding strategy

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

The police are continuing to use phony science to justify a failed anti-speeding campaign, says the car review website dogandlemon.com . Read more »

Maori representation omissions spark complaint

Press Release – Sarah Taylor

A flyer circulated by the Local Government Commission prompted a further complaint to the Auditor General today, this time alleging misrepresentation of the nature and role of the Maori Board and the Regional Planning Committee on the proposed Hawkes … Read more »

TV3 & Radiolive Announce ‘Northland Decides’ Coverage

Press Release – Mediaworks

Patrick Gower, Duncan Garner and Lisa Owen will lead 3News comprehensive coverage of the 2015 Northland By-Election on TV3, RadioLIVE and online. Read more »

Inaugural Respiratory Health Media Awards

Press Release – Asthma Foundation

To acknowledge and support the close partnership the Asthma Foundation enjoys with New Zealands media, chief executive Angela Francis is proud to announce the establishment of the Respiratory Health Media Awards. Read more »

Youth smokers fired up to quit

Press Release – Massey University

Massey Universitys Its My Life smokefree campaign proves that young people are most responsive to messages created by their peers, says project leader Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley. Read more »

Lily & Louis Keeps on Winning

Press Release – Lily and Louis

Continuing on its winning streak, Lily & Louis is amped to announce the addition of two new clients to its superstar client portfolio Tile Depot and ZURU Toys. Tile Depot are New Zealands tiling specialists, offering the best value and widest … Read more »

Mediaworks’ Newest Radio Brand ‘Magic’ to Launch April 20

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks today unveiled a new nationwide radio brand Magic, which will launch on April 20. Read more »

Q+A: Nat’s Osborne he’s running scared to debate Peters

Press Release – TVNZ

Speaking from Mangawhai Mr Osborne told TV Ones Q+A programme, Oh, not at all. Not scared at all. Not one bit. Were out here talking to voters in the electorate. Read more »

Q+A: Govt will protect identities of NZ troops – Brownlee

Press Release – TVNZ

Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee told TV Ones Q+A programme that the Government will protect the identities of all NZ troops in Iraq. MICHAEL Do you believe there is a credible threat to the families of those soldiers that are going to serve in … Read more »

RMR Poll : National Down 3% to 49%, Lab/Grns Up 4% to 42%

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

National support slips but Labour still well behind as New Zealand co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup Read more »

Kiwi FM To Close on March 31

Press Release – Mediaworks

Kiwi FM To Close on March 31 MediaWorks announced today radio station Kiwi FM will close on March 31. Kiwi FM has been broadcasting since Waitangi Day 2005. It launched as a station playing 100% NZ music station, and in recent years has broadcast a mix … Read more »

News Corp lifts stake in APN to 14.99% from 4.9%

Article – BusinessDesk

March 19 (BusinessDesk) – News Corp, the global media group controlled by Rupert Murdoch, has lifted its stake in APN News & Media to 14.99 percent, buying shares from the target company’s ling-term shareholders Independent News & Media and … Read more »

Time for Greater Transparency in Advertising Reporting

Press Release – Think TV

Television continues to be the most valued medium for advertisers according to the 2014 ASA Media Turnover Report released today. Read more »

Medical Council updates its Statement on advertising

Press Release – Medical Council of New Zealand

Council chairman, Mr Andrew Connolly says the purpose of the statement is to protect the public from advertising that is false, misleading or deceptive, and to provide guidance to doctors about the advertising of health-related products and services. Read more »

Writing the next chapter across Fairfax Media newsrooms

Press Release – Fairfax

Fairfax Media New Zealand is introducing a world-class approach to digital storytelling with a renewed focus on local journalism. Read more »

Auckland Harbour Bridge will glow green tonight

Press Release – 2Degrees

2degrees is getting in the spirit of things and celebrating St Patricks Day this evening by lighting up the Auckland Harbour Bridge green as part of its Play the Bridge light show. Read more »

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