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Archive for July, 2011

George Retires, Cullen And Naoupu Named in Ferns Squad

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Silver Ferns vice-captain Temepara George today announced her retirement from international netball after amassing a stunning 89 test caps for New Zealand. Read more »

Pay It Forward With The Palms Shopping Centre

Press Release – The Palms

There are countless stories of selflessness that go untold. In the wake of the earthquakes, Christchurch has seen heartache and triumph, and given rise to true heroes who have gone above and beyond for their family, friends and community. Read more »

Kids Hospital Appeal gives sick kids a fresh future

Press Release – Countdown Supermarket

The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal is calling on New Zealanders to dig deep and help raise funds for children’s hospitals and wards around the country. Read more »

Last week to get Young and Batty!

Press Release – Bats Theatre

Young and Hungry winds to a close this Saturday, so there are just five more chances to check out these great new New Zealand shows. I have (finally) seen them all, and can honestly say there is something in there for everyone. There are some great performances, … Read more »

Seasonal Climate Outlook: August – October 2011

Press Release – NIWA

Mild conditions with near average rainfall likely in most places Read more »

Christchurch Earthquake bulletin edition 85

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

I’ve had good feedback from the CERA housing expo held over the weekend. It appears it was well attended and people appreciated all the key stakeholders being in one place to discuss their relocation needs. Read more » Opens Records to Auckland Museum Visitors

Press Release – is providing Auckland War Memorial Museum visitors with free, unlimited access to online historical records to mark the launch of Family History Month Read more »

Beanies for babies big success

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Hundreds of newborn baby beanies have flooded Christchurch Women’s Hospital following a nationwide appeal to get the public knitting every newborn baby a woollen beanie this winter. Read more »

NZ Triumph in Thailand

Press Release – Brigette Glasson

Two New Zealand students have won medals at a prestigious international computer programming competition held in Pattaya, Thailand. The two were part of a four member NZ team to attend the world’s premier High School programming competition. The … Read more »

Showcasing best of Kiwi food innovation

Press Release – Food Innovation New Zealand

New Zealand punches far above its weight when it comes to producing food. We’re a trusted supplier to markets across the globe. Much of what we produce – some say too much – is exported as primary production instead of value-added processed foods. Read more »

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