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 »

UPDATE: Allan Gray says APN selldown reflects gain in shares

Article – BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) – Allan Gray Australia says it cut its stake in APN New & Media because the share price had risen. Read more »

Allan Gray reduces stake in APN News & Media

Article – BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) – The Australian fund that helped force a boardroom shakeout at APN News & Media has reduced its stake in the group after earlier selling down its holding in rival Fairfax Media. Read more »

Neuro study identifies iconic triggers to optimise TVCs

Press Release – Lighthouse Communications

Global first neuro study identifies iconic triggers to optimise TVCs creative for OOH locations Australian and New Zealand advertisers can now increase the effectiveness of their out-of-home campaign by more than 40 per cent by applying neuroscience to … Read more »

Cyclone Pam warning links for the Coromandel

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

We will be using our Facebook page to share important updates. You don’t have to sign up to Facebook to see what all our Facebook users around the Coromandel are sharing about the impacts of the storm in their areas. Click on this link to see … Read more »

Operation Concord Media update, Saturday 14 March 2015

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

Police around the country have now visited 855 dairies and other small retailers selling infant formula to distribute MPI information to retailers and consumers. Read more »

This weekend on The Nation: Greens co-leader, obesity

Press Release – TV3′s ‘The Nation’

Who wants to be a Green co-leader? In the first debate of the leadership contest, Kevin Hague, Gareth Hughes, Vernon Tava and James Shaw will discuss the partys future direction, where they sit on the political spectrum, and who they think would … Read more »

Kiwi celebrities take a stand against poverty

Press Release – World Vision New Zealand

Four celebrity teams have chosen to take a stand against poverty by signing on for this year’s World Vision 40 Hour Famine. The teams will compete to raise the most money for Bangladesh which has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world. Read more »

New Chapter For The Radio Bureau

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks and NZME today announced the future of The Radio Bureau (TRB) remains solid and secure. MediaWorks, NZME, and the independent radio stations are working together to re-shape The Radio Bureau so it best meets the changing demands of the … Read more »

RESEND: Television NZ expects to resume dividends in 2016

Article – BusinessDesk

March 12 (BusinessDesk) – Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, expects to resume dividend payments in 2016, having gained approval to halt payments in fiscal 2014 while refurbishing its main building on Aucklands Victoria St West. Read more »

TVNZ expects to resume dividends in 2016, pick up in ads

Article – BusinessDesk

March 12 (BusinessDesk) – Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, expects to resume dividend payments in 2016, having gained approvals to halt payments in fiscal 2014 to halt payments while refurbishing its main building on Aucklands … Read more »

Announcing New Zealand’s CFO of the Year

Press Release – Fairfax Media

Foodstuffs North Island Limited chief financial officer, David Stewart was named CFO of the Year in the 2015 CFO Awards in Auckland tonight. Read more »

Announcer Sarah Gandy makes her on air comeback

Press Release – Schuck PR

11 March 2015 – Former ZM radio announcer Sarah Gandy is returning to the airwaves after a successful stint as ZMs Content Director. Read more »

Media in-Court Review Panel Release Draft Report

Press Release – Ministry of Justice

MEDIA RELEASE Media in-Court Review Panel Release Their Draft Report to the Chief Justice 10 MARCH 2015 Read more »

Prime new office heralds next era for multi-media company

Press Release – Bayleys

Half the available space in Mansons TCLMs new 20,000 sq m office building at 151 Victoria Street West in Aucklands CBD has gone ahead of its completion, following the leasing of three floors to media company NZME. Read more »

Peanut allergy: Experts call for public health advice review

Press Release – Allergy New Zealand

Allergy New Zealand and allergy specialists are calling for the Ministry of Health to urgently review infant feeding guidelines, to try and stem the tide of peanut allergy in New Zealand children. Read more »

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