The Return of the Worm : Introducing The NZ Election Reactor

Press Release – Scoop Media Limited

Scoop Independent News has formed a partnership with leading polling company, Roy Morgan Research, to bring the original Worm back for the NZ 2014 Election. Read more »

Use of intrusive powers within the parliamentary precinct

Press Release – Privileges Committee

We recommend that the House adopt the Protocol for release of information from parliamentary information and security systems (page 14). Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Alzheimer’s blood test, big dish, bird decline

Press Release – Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Alzheimer’s test; Bird decline; Radio dish; Quoted; Policy news; Friday video; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events Read more »

Captioning to give hard of hearing community greater access

Press Release – Able

New Zealand political programmes on TV will soon be accessible to the Deaf and hard of hearing community. Able is pleased to announce that from Wednesday 23rd July, it will be providing closed captions for TV ONEs Q+A, TV3s 3rd Degree and the … Read more »

Four And the Edge TV Announce Smash!

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks TV channels FOUR and The Edge TV are joining forces to create a new daily entertainment and pop culture progamme for 15-29 year-olds. Read more »

Award for excellence in International Development journalism

Press Release – Volunteer Service Abroad

VSA is proud to launch its award for excellence in International Development journalism. VSA is New Zealands largest and most experienced volunteer agency working in International Development. Read more »

Creative Industries add $3.5 billion to NZ’s GDP

Press Release – WeCreate.org.nz

A new report shows the books, music, television and film sectors of New Zealands creative industries annually contribute more than $3.5 billion to the local economy. Read more »

Fairfax Reporter Wins for Excellence in Insurance Journalism

Press Release – Insurance Council of New Zealand

Fairfax reporter Eloise Gibson has won the inaugural Excellence in Insurance Journalism Award and Radio New Zealand journalist Eric Frykberg the Highly Commended prize. Read more »

Malaysian Diplomat Case on 3rd Degree

Press Release – TV3

The woman at the centre of the Malaysian diplomat sexual assault case speaks to reporter Paula Penfold in an exclusive interview on 3rd Degree tonight. According to the womans wishes, a submission was made by her lawyer this week to have her … Read more »

Germany’s Bauer paid $7M for APN’s magazines

Article – BusinessDesk

July 7 (BusinessDesk) APN News & Media sold the New Zealand Womans Weekly, The Listener, Simply You, Simply You Living and Crme to Germanys Bauer Media Group for $7 million. Read more »

Supervision and community work for offender

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

A man, caught twice with child sexual abuse material, was sentenced to 18 months intensive supervision and 100 hours community work in the Christchurch District Court yesterday. Read more »

Students want voting to be easier

Press Release – Massey University

More young non-voters would be motivated to participate in Septembers general election by online voting than a one-off $50 payment, according to the results of a student survey conducted by Massey University. Read more »

Slingshot opens up Global Content

Press Release – Slingshot

Slingshot has today unshackled many of the worlds leading video streaming sites. Services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and BBC iPlayer will now be able to be accessed by all Slingshot customers. Read more »

The Maggies Returns in 2014 – Magazine Cover of the Year

Press Release – iSUBSCRIBE

Nominations are now open for The Maggies 2014; a national poll to recognise and celebrate the best New Zealand magazine covers of the past year. Read more »

Driving safety home to farmers

Press Release – Agcarm

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), in partnership with Agcarm and WorkSafe New Zealand, is launching a campaign to increase awareness about the importance of wearing the right safety gear when using farm chemicals. Read more »

Mediaworks Group Chief Executive Steps Down

Press Release – Mediaworks

MediaWorks Group Chief Executive Officer, Sussan Turner has resigned after 30 years with the company. Ms Turner has headed New Zealands largest media organisation for four-and-a-half years, and guided the company through last years receivership … Read more »

Judgment: Fairfax v Ismail – Name Supression

Press Release – New Zealand High Court

This judgment explains why on 1 July 2014 I granted an appeal by Fairfax New Zealand Ltd (Fairfax) from a decision of Judge Davidson made in the Wellington District Court on 30 May 2014. Fairfax appealed Judge Davidsons decision to extend an interim … Read more »

West Papuan journalists’ advocate to visit

Press Release – Paul Bensemann

The first journalist from West Papua to visit New Zealand, Victor Mambor, is due in the country from July 27 to August 3. Read more »

3rd Degree Exclusive Interview with Lou Vincent

Press Release – TV3

Lou Vincent was once one of New Zealands most exciting cricketers, but now he is world-renowned as a cheat. Read more »

Factory farm footage prompts call for Animals Commissioner

Press Release – NZ Vegetarian Society

Video footage of pig farms released on Sunday s June 29th programme has prompted the NZ Vegetarian Society to call for the appointment of an independent Commissioner for Animals. Read more »

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