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Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Education, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

Source: Massey University © 2008 Departures Film Partners. From director Yojiro Takita comes Departures, an emotive story of a man coming face to face with his own Japanese culture. The Academy Award winning (Best Foreign Language) film follows Daigo Kobayashi, a cellist whose life is redirected when his orchestra is dissolved. Daigo and his wife […]

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Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, electric vehicle, EVworld NZ cham[pions awards, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Northland Regional Council, Press Release Service, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Whangarei leading NZ’s charge in the EV world

Auckland – Whangarei, winner of the most electric vehicle friendly-town in New Zealand award, has a big advantage over other regions. Northland is well connected and the city’s electric vehicle spokesman Joseph Camuso, says the big advantage Whangarei has is in knowing all the engineers from the four districts and they can act very quickly […]

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ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, award, Business, ChargeNet, charging station, electric vehicles, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on ChargeNet wins key NZ electric vehicle award

Auckland – Auckland electric vehicle fast charger company owners of ChargeNet, Steve and Dee West, have won the outstanding contribution to electric vehicles in New Zealand award. The award, which ChargeNet owners Steve and Dee West received in Auckland last night, is a one-off special honour chosen by the judges who felt the Wests are […]

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World’s best Supercross riders face off in Auckland

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on World’s best Supercross riders face off in Auckland

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The world’s best Supercross and Freestyle Motocross riders will compete in a high-octane, action-packed event at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium in November, in a new event for the region. The first of its kind for New Zealand, Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland kicks off on November 24, […]

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Mark Franklin appointed as Chair of ATEED

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Mark Franklin appointed as Chair of ATEED

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) ATEED is pleased to announce that a new Chair has been appointed to take over from founding Chair, David McConnell, who is due to finish in the role in November. Auckland Council’s Appointments, Performance Review and Value for Money Committee has approved the appointment of highly respected business […]

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Massey opens its doors for Open Day

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Open day Auckland, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey opens its doors for Open Day

Source: Massey University A prospective student checks out virtual reality technology at last year’s Auckland Open Day. Want to know more about what it’s like to be a Massey student? The University’s Auckland campus will open its doors to prospective students and their families on Saturday August 11. Hundreds are expected to turn out on […]

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Jacky Hollingsworth appointed ATEED CFO

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Jacky Hollingsworth appointed ATEED CFO

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) has appointed Jacky Hollingsworth as the organisation’s Chief Financial Officer. Jacky, who will start her new role in October, has worked across a mix of industries in her career most recently as General Manager Finance at Vocus Group New Zealand. […]

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New Māori culture leadership programme inspires international students

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New Māori culture leadership programme inspires international students

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) International students based in Auckland have had the opportunity to spend a special day with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, a Māori tribe based in Auckland, learning about Māori culture as part of a trial leadership programme.   The Rukuhia Global Leadership Programme has had more than 140 tertiary […]

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NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Angela Nash, Auckland, Business, Graeme Muller, Instillery, Make Lemonade Media, Mike Jenkins, MIL NZ OSI, Mitchell Pham, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth

Auckland – NZTech, the national non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation for tech, has reported phenomenal growth of the New Zealand tech ecosystem in the last 12 months. At last night’s annual meeting in Auckland, chair Mitchell Pham said NZTech now has an alliance of 20 tech communities and more than 800 organisations across the New Zealand technology […]

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The Rukuhia Global Leadership Programme

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on The Rukuhia Global Leadership Programme

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) New Māori leadership programme leaves a lasting impression on Auckland international students Students from over 40 countries have spent a day with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, a Māori tribe based in Auckland, learning about Māori culture and values as part of the new Rukuhia Global Leadership Programme.  The […]

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Speaking to youth about sexual health education

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, feature, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Speaking to youth about sexual health education

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Karen Hoare is working with Manurewa High School students, to better understand how they want to be communicated to about sexual health. Dr Karen Hoare from the School of Nursing. Chlamydia, herpes, unwanted pregnancy and HIV/AIDS are just some of the outcomes of unprotected sex that can lead to infertility, […]

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Major new hotel investment a huge boost for Auckland

By   /  July 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Major new hotel investment a huge boost for Auckland

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) The announcement of a new estimated $250 million landmark hotel project in central Auckland is a major boost for the regional economy, and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) congratulates Ninety Four Feet on its memorable milestone. Due for completion in 2021, Ninety Four Feet’s 41-storey, […]

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Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, blockchain, Business, fintech, James Brown, Lord Mayor of London, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, TinftechNZ  /  Comments Off on Potential to NZ fintech exports huge

Auckland – The potential for New Zealand tech exports will be huge when direct free trade post-Brexit opens with the United Kingdom, a leading fintech expert says. James Brown, general manager of FintechNZ says it’s so encouraging to see the government working proactively to set up free trade with the UK post-Brexit. “The UK is […]

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Studio Ghibli’s inspiring coming of age story

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Education, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Studio Ghibli’s inspiring coming of age story

Source: Massey University © 2011 Chizuru Takahashi – Tetsuro Sayama – Studio Ghibli -NDHDMT From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke) comes From Up on Poppy Hill, a uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story. Set in 1963 Yokohama, Japan, the film tells the story of Umi […]

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Volunteer for 2018 Diwali Festival

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Volunteer for 2018 Diwali Festival

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Auckland Diwali Festival organisers are looking for keen volunteers to help at this year’s event, on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 October.   Volunteers are an important part of events delivered by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), which produces Auckland’s major cultural festivals on behalf […]

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Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Business, David Clark, Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Government, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Minister of Health, Minister of Housing, New Zealand, News, Northland, Phil Twyford, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Dr O’Sullivan visits appalling homes of sick Kiwi kids

Auckland – Leading New Zealand doctor and health system disruptor Dr Lance O’Sullivan says rental properties owned by the government are in appalling third world conditions which is directly burdening the nation’s health system. Dr O’Sullivan recently moved from Northland to Auckland and he says he thought he knew what poverty was. “On my second day […]

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Supercars return to Auckland

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, ATEED, Auckland, Auckland City, Auckland Council, Auckland Tourism, Auckland Tourism Events Economic Development, Events Economic Development, Local Government, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Supercars return to Auckland

Source: Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) Supercars return to the spiritual home of motor sport in New Zealand, Pukekohe Park Raceway, in November this year after launching the event in Auckland today. All five New Zealand drivers in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship – a record number of Kiwi drivers in the field […]

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NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Banks, Business, FinTechNZ, James Brown, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Transparency International, UK  /  Comments Off on NZ fin services need to be even more transparent

Auckland – Now is the time for Kiwi financial services to be more transparent following banking issues in the United Kingdom and Australia, a leading New Zealand financial tech expert says. Normally bank employees must meet sales incentive targets on lending, deposit attraction, payment protection insurance, life insurance and Kiwi Saver funds to achieve a financial […]

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Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Bryan Walpert, poet and author of a new book on the links between poetry and mindfulness In this respect, mindfulness – a Buddhism-inspired form of meditation that has soared in popularity in recent years – shares common ground with poetry, says Bryan Walpert, on the theme of his new book. […]

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Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

Source: Massey University Teaching maths to culturally diverse classrooms is among topics under discussion at the MERGA conference As New Zealand and other countries grapple with a chronic shortage of maths teachers, and concerns at declining numeracy levels among some cohorts of learners, the conference is a chance for local teachers to hear fresh ideas […]

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