Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Proposed begging bylaw for Porirua

Press Release – Porirua Chamber of Commerce



A proposed begging bylaw for Porirua is not the direction the city should be taking, says Porirua Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, Tracy Johnson. Read more »

Wellington Firebirds named for Round Four of the Ford Trophy

Press Release – Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington Media Release
Tuesday 24 January 2017

Wellington Firebirds team named for Round Four of the Ford Trophy Read more »

The Basement Tapes, New Zealand Fringe Festival

Press Release – New Zealand Fringe Festival

The Basement Tapes, New Zealand Fringe Festival

The Basement Tapes


NZ Fringe Festival Read more »

Dragonfly announces Bao Boy

Press Release – Dragonfly



The Dragonfly team is at it again! Owner operators Brent Wong and Tania Siladi are proud to announce a new venture in the exciting Bao Boy. Bao Boy aims to bring the already popular bao bun concept, adding various new twists and flavours. Read more »

Hyland Adds Two Data Centres in New Zealand

Press Release – Hyland

Hyland Adds Two Data Centres in New Zealand to Support Growing Cloud Customers

Privately hosted Hyland Cloud meets rigorous security requirements and ensures business continuity Read more »

Cash in on your friends and help Wellington become healthy

Press Release – Organic Boxes

Wellington, 24th January 2017

Cash in on your friends and help Wellington become healthy

Organic Boxes, Wellington’s leader in Certified Organic home delivery, is rewarding every current customer who refers a friend, with $35 worth of certified Organic food. What’s more the friend can get $35 off their first order, by filling in a simple customer survey. Read more »

Crome wins stage two of the New Zealand Cycle Classic

Press Release – NZCT New Zealand Cycle Classic

Media release

Monday, January 23, 2017


REANNZ bolsters executive team with pair of new appointments

Press Release – Research and Education Advanced Network


Wellington, New Zealand: Monday 23rd January, 2017

REANNZ bolsters executive team with pair of new appointments Read more »

The challenge of affordable housing

by Ian Apperley
Get ready for it. It’s election year, and that means that we are going to have politicians of all walks selling us promises in the hope that we’ll vote for them. One of the big issues will be housing. Wellington’s new Mayor and several councillors have already promised housing measures. The reality is, they can’t deliver on it. Nor can the national politicians. Read more »

Search continues for missing man after inflatable boat capsizes off Otaki beach

News from NZ Police
The search is continuing today for the man who is missing after a boat capsized yesterday afternoon near the Otaki River mouth. Read more »

Father and son (7) killed when truck and trailer crashes off SH2 near Norsewood

A 40-year-old man and his 7-year-old son were killed early yesterday morning in a crash on State Highway 2 5km north of Norsewood. Read more »

Bus services reduced till 3pm for union meeting

Press Release – NZ Bus
Wellington and Valley Flyer bus services will be disrupted for six hours today due to a scheduled Annual General Meeting of the Tramways Union. Read more »

Urgent repairs continuing after quake-related leak found in city’s water supply

Work is continuing today to repair a leak in Wellington’s main water supply pipe. The city council advises motorists to avoid the northern end of Featherston Street, especially during rush hours for the next several days. The road is down to one lane in each direction next to the Railway Station and Bunny Street while the repairs are completed. Read more »

CofC seeks assurances on security of water supply, after weekend leak

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce
Wellington’s business community is seeking assurances from the City Council and the Regional Council that they are doing all they can to ensure the city has a sustainable and resilient water supply. Read more »

Housing NZ to build 21 apartments in Johnsonville, on site of demolished units

News from United Future Party
Housing New Zealand is to rebuild on the 41 Frankmoore Avenue site in Johnsonville where a 12-unit complex was demolished last year because of earthquake damage. Read more »

Reclining leather chairs and wifi on new buses between Wellington and Auckland

News from InterCity Coachlines
Two new InterCity double-decker buses are hitting the road this week, offering a new level of luxury for long-distance bus passengers between Wellington and Auckland. Read more »

Pasifika Festival cancelled because of rain (but then the rain stopped)

Wellington’s annual Pasifika Festival at Waitangi Park was cancelled today because of the rain. Read more »

Growth in Waikato district surpasses Wellington

Press Release – Waikato District Council
Waikato is confirmed as the highest-growth district council in the North Island according to the latest figures from Statistics NZ, and housing affordability may be part of the reason. Read more »

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