Archive for March, 2021

Cancelling Art, Dark Mofo And The Offended Classes

Article – Binoy Kampmark

Last week, Australians found themselves delighting in another fit of cancel culture, this time in the art world. Read more »

Shock Redundancy Proposal At Nestlé Confectionery Factory

Press Release – E tu

Auckland’s Nestlé workers are in shock at a restructuring proposal which would see almost 40% of their site’s union members lose their jobs, with plans to stop confectionery manufacturing at the plant altogether. Read more »

Oriental Bay Sea Wall Repairs Start Soon

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The first stage of repairs to the historic Oriental Bay sea wall start mid-April.

A heritage structure protected by Wellington City Council’s District Plan, the wall was constructed between 1922 and 1930 and forms the edge to the Oriental Bay Parade. It’s a popular promenade, a significant public amenity for recreation, and provides a critical route in emergencies. Read more »

A Tale Of Two Islands As The Rural And Tourism Sectors Divide The North And The South

Press Release – ASB Bank


The North Island continued to outperform the south in the final quarter of 2020, fuelled by a booming primary sector while the tourism impacts of Covid-19 continued to bite in the south. Read more »

Brace Yourself, Serious Science Is Set To Explode As Part Of International Science Festival

Press Release – The New Zealand International Science Festival

What does the moon, running with dinosaurs, and explosive science have in common? It’s all happening as part of this year’s New Zealand International Science Festival! The Festival is thrilled to be launching their largest and most dynamic festival to date. Read more »

Buscomb Secures Rare Hat-trick Of Medals

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Camille Buscomb wrapped up her energy-sapping quest at the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships in Hastings by securing a richly-deserved gold medal in a thrilling final of the senior women’s 1500m. Read more »

Robinson Creates History With Open Silver

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Paralympic, Commonwealth and World silver medallist Holly Robinson has written herself into the record books by becoming the first Para athlete to win a medal in an open event in the history of the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships. Read more »

Crown Range Road Robbery: Police Appeal For Sightings

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Attributed to Detective Sergeant Derek Shaw, Central Otago CIB.

Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify a man who assaulted and robbed a Good Samaritan on the Crown Range Road last night. Read more »

Ratcliffe Books Olympic Qualification And Breaks Oceania Record

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Julia Ratcliffe set a stunning Oceania record and also banked the Olympic automatic qualification mark in a rip-roaring demonstration of hammer excellence in the evening session on day one of the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track and Field Championships. Read more »

2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards – Full List Of Winners

Press Release – Master Plumbers

2021 New Zealand Plumbing Awards – Full List of Winners

– Plumbing World Scholarships

These are awarded to three Masterlink apprentices who have demonstrated diligence in Read more »

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