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Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

By   /  March 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pasifika Festival is not going ahead

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Statement from Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s General Manager Destination, Steve Armitage:  Given the need to prioritise police resourcing following the terrible events in Christchurch, we have today decided to cancel the Pasifika Festival for the coming weekend, 23 and 24 March.   Initial discussions with […]

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Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

Source: Massey University Massey University has followed police advice to close Islamic prayer spaces at its campuses until further notice following the tragic shootings in Christchurch. Anyone affected and requiring urgent support should do so through their local health or emergency services. There is also a free national counselling service line to text or call […]

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New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Source: Massey University Poetry NZ Yearbook 2019’s featured poet Stephanie Christie, about to read her work at the launch in Devonport Library, with Dr Jack Ross. Launched last week at the Devonport Library in Auckland to a packed room of over 200, issue number 53 of New Zealand’s longest-running poetry journal and the third to […]

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Trans-Tasman champion Sir Rob McLeod wins key NZ CFO award

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, CFO Awards, Conferenz, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Sir Rob McLeod, Steve Scott  /  Comments Off on Trans-Tasman champion Sir Rob McLeod wins key NZ CFO award

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Champion of trans-Tasman gender equity and indigenous engagement Sir Rob McLeod last night won the 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Finance & Business award at the annual New Zealand CFO Awards in Auckland. Sir Rob, of Ngati Porou whakapapa, received the prestigious judges award for an outstanding career built on tax expertise, leadership […]

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Emergency Services become Superheroes

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Transport  /  Comments Off on Emergency Services become Superheroes

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Off duty Firefighters, Police, Surf Lifeguards, Ambulance paramedics, and Coastguard are coming together to walk children to Meadowbank Primary School as part of Auckland Transport Walking School Bus month, this weeks theme being “Superheros”. Each week during Walking School Bus month there is a different theme for […]

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NZ may become a global blockchain leader

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, blockchain, BlockchainNZ, Business, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Pascall, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Techweek, Wellington  /  Comments Off on NZ may become a global blockchain leader

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Kiwis could be future leaders in the billion-dollar global blockchain market across government and industry, BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall says. Blockchain is at its heart a decentralised distributed ledger – which is a way of replicating and sharing data between networked computers – which records the transaction of data, communication, tokens […]

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Auckland’s high five for rugby league fans

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland’s high five for rugby league fans

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Rugby league will storm a rival code’s spiritual home this November with a triple treat of international matches at Eden Park when the All Blacks are away seeking more Rugby World Cup glory.  A trio of tests on 2 November between the Kiwis and Great Britain Lions, […]

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Tech firms’ continued R&D growth driving economic growth

By   /  March 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, FarmIQ, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Pushpay, R&D, Soul Machines, Xero  /  Comments Off on Tech firms’ continued R&D growth driving economic growth

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New data from Statistics NZ highlights the continued growth of R&D (research and development) by tech firms, with computer services and scientific and tech services making up 35 percent of all R&D investment. Computer services companies alone invested $586 million in R&D in 2018, an increase of $150 million, NZTech chief executive […]

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Auckland launches world’s first instant live chat function for WeChat mini programme

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Auckland launches world’s first instant live chat function for WeChat mini programme

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The Chinese speaking community based in Auckland are being invited to become ambassadors on Auckland’s new WeChat city experience guide, which will see them sharing their local knowledge on one of the world’s largest mobile apps.  WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment […]

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Pam Ford recognised for outstanding contribution to Auckland and New Zealand’s economic development

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Pam Ford recognised for outstanding contribution to Auckland and New Zealand’s economic development

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’s (ATEED), Pam Ford, has received the Commendation for Distinguished Service Award at Economic Development New Zealand’s (EDNZ) first board meeting of 2019, held today.  The recognition follows ATEED’s 2018 economic development accolades, both in New Zealand and overseas, for creating impactful […]

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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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Tourism Industry Association launch photo challenge

By   /  February 20, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Tourism Industry Association launch photo challenge

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Get snap happy this February with the 2019 Tourism Industry Association photo   competition which gives artistic tourism operators the chance to show off their photography skills by capturing what makes Aotearoa so unique as a destination, and as a country.   This year’s theme is ‘Manaakitanga’ […]

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Ministry of Hair Performs Formaldehyde-Free Cezanne Keratin Treatments in Auckland

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, DJF, Hair Care, KB, KB, Press Release, Press Release Service Auckland  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Hair Performs Formaldehyde-Free Cezanne Keratin Treatments in Auckland

Source: Press Release Service – Auckland (PR.co.nz) While many keratin treatments rely on toxic ingredients, such as formaldehyde, to achieve the desired results, Ministry of Hair chooses to work with more natural substances for a safer and healthier outcome. Ministry of Hair’s salon uses Cezanne products for effective hair treatments in their central Auckland salon. […]

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New partnership to boost Chinese visitors to New Zealand

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New partnership to boost Chinese visitors to New Zealand

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) A partnership aimed at attracting more high-value Chinese visitors to New Zealand during shoulder and off-peak seasons has been formed between Auckland’s economic development agency, the bankcard scheme with the world’s largest cardholder base, and Immigration New Zealand (INZ).  Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) signed […]

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The hidden gem of Studio Ghibli

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, Exhabition/Show, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The hidden gem of Studio Ghibli

Source: Massey University © 1993 Saeko Himuro – Studio Ghibli. Ocean Waves will screen at Massey’s Aucklandcampus on March 6. Ocean Waves, also known as I Can Hear the Sea, is the first Japanese film to play at Massey University’s Auckland campus this year, as part of the monthly Japanese film series. The 1993 anime […]

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Triple the fun: Auckland to host three huge events in one exciting weekend

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Triple the fun: Auckland to host three huge events in one exciting weekend

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Rugby, football and the country’s largest cultural festival are set to entertain Aucklanders and visitors alike on the weekend of 15-17 February. The only professional kiwi team competing in the Hyundai A-League competition, the Wellington Phoenix, will host the high-flying Melbourne Victory at Eden Park on 15 […]

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Trusts Donate First Aid Kits in West Auckland

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, Health, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service Auckland  /  Comments Off on Trusts Donate First Aid Kits in West Auckland

Source: Press Release Service – Auckland (PR.co.nz) A new charitable initiative is set to help address the rapidly increasing number of injuries caused by accidents across West Auckland households each year. The number of accident claims in the Auckland region has increased 35% over the past decade, with the cost to treat active claims now […]

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Western Springs set to transform into the heart of Pasifika once again

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, FifthEstate1, KB, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Western Springs set to transform into the heart of Pasifika once again

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland’s iconic Pasifika Festival will transform Western Springs into a vibrant heart of Pacific culture once again on March 23-24, with new features and shared spaces aimed at creating an even better experience for the tens of thousands of festival-goers.  In its 27th year, this family friendly event brings together Pacific communities to celebrate diverse cultures of the South Pacific. The festival […]

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NZ tech firms should jump at business opportunities in Hong Kong

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, China, FifthEstate1, Hong Kong, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, tech, Trade  /  Comments Off on NZ tech firms should jump at business opportunities in Hong Kong

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Hong Kong is providing New Zealand with a doorstep of opportunity for Kiwi tech firms, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller has just returned from a business trip to Hong Kong, building connections with their tech sector and investors to support a growing interest in the Hong Kong / China market […]

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Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, Hamilton, KB, KB, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, rugby, Sport, Sports GPS Tracking, Sports Monitoring, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams sign up to use STATSport’s GPS tracking technology

Source: Press Release Service (PR.co.nz) Three New Zealand Super Rugby teams have signed up to use STATSports’ World Rugby-approved sports monitoring technology. The separate deals with the Blues, Hurricanes and Chiefs adds to the company’s growing roster of professional rugby teams which includes the national sides of England, Ireland, France, South Africa and others, alongside […]

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