Archive for November, 2011

Time to apply for Clean Heat Clean Air programme subsidies

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council (ORC) is keen to receive new applications for its Clean Heat Clean Air programme. Read more »

Dunedin workers protest outside McDonalds Saturday 3 Dec

Press Release – Unions Otago

Dunedin workers will be joining a national action this Saturday 3 December with a picket outside the McDonalds George Street outlet, 232 George Street, Dunedin from 10.00am to 11.00am. Read more »

Court closures couldn’t come at worse time

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Ministry of Justice’s sudden closure of six of its district courthouses because of earthquake risk has come at the worst possible time and will cause unnecessary pressure and hardship for thousands of people, Labour’s Justice Spokesperson Charles … Read more »

Toni Childs’ “unplugged & intimate” NZ tour begins

Press Release – Released via Bullet PR Ltd

Toni Childs – three-time Grammy nominated recording artist and Emmy winner – has now arrived in New Zealand for nine shows of her ‘Unplugged & Intimate’ tour, which is being driven entirely through support by Childs’ enthusiastic fan base … Read more »

Wild Creations media release announcing residency winners

Press Release – Department of Conservation

DOC and Creative New Zealand have announced the three artists who will take up a Wild Creations residency in 2012. They are: Dave Armstrong from Wellington, and Lynn Kelly and Sally Ann McIntyre from Dunedin. Read more »

Christ Church Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money

Press Release – Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Media release from Pen-y-bryn Lodge, Oamaru 1 December 2011 Christ Church Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money for earthquake fund A magnificent gingerbread replica of Christ Church Cathedral has been painstakingly created by two US-born … Read more »

Supreme Book Award Winner is This Year’s Top Judge

Press Release – NZ Post Book Awards

Last year Chris Bourke took home the country’s top literary honour – the New Zealand Post Book of the Year Award – for his work Blue Smoke: the Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918-1964 . This year he heads up the judging panel for … Read more »

Tiki Taane joins the More FM Summer Vineyard Tour

Press Release – More FM

In an exciting addition to an already stellar line-up, The More FM Summer Vineyard Tour is pleased to announce Musical Maestro Tiki Taane will join Aloe Blacc , John Butler Trio and Annabel Fay on the tour for an acoustic set, while local DJ favourites … Read more »

HIV Epidemic Continues in NZ on World AIDS Day

Press Release – New Zealand AIDS Foundation

As HIV diagnoses continue to rise in New Zealand, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) and New Zealanders affected by HIV, will mark World AIDS Day on Thursday, 1 December. In 2010, 149 people were diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand, continuing … Read more »

KiwiNet workshop for researchers

Press Release – KiwiNet

KiwiNet workshop for researchers encourages a commercial focus Hamilton, New Zealand – 30 November, 2011 – Researchers from around the country are gathering at the University of Waikato today for a workshop designed to increase the commercial potential … Read more »

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