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Archive for December, 2011

Verna McFelin: An ordinary woman made extraordinary

Press Release – Liz Gordon

The award of a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s Honours lists caps off an incredible year of recognition and awards for Verna McFelin. Read more »

New Zealand Votes for it’s Own Destruction

Article – Charles Drace

The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death … Read more »

Top 30 NZ PR Disasters of 2011

Press Release – Billie Jordan

Media Release: 30 December 2011 Author: Billie Jordan, PR Consultant, Auckland Top 30 NZ PR Disasters of 2011 2011 has provided many cringe-worthy PR disasters across both the private and public sector says Auckland based Public Relations consultant … Read more »

Record 2011 road toll improvement shows what is possible

Press Release – Automobile Association

The AA hopes this year’s road toll is the start of a new era for New Zealand road safety. Read more »

Oily Rag column – week beginning 2 January 2012

Press Release – Oily Rag

It seems the festive season is a time for oily raggers to put pen to paper and write about living off the smell of an oily rag. The mail bags have again been full and lots of new tips are being added to the oily rage website, which is now a huge collection … Read more »

Severe damage to infrastructure cause of restrictions

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council is urging the public to be patient as contractors work tirelessly to repair the city’s water supply system as quickly as possible. Read more »

Wellington Blaze squad for fourth round Action competitions

Press Release – Cricket Wellington

The Wellington Blaze squad to play the Auckland Hearts in round four of the 2011-12 domestic Women’s Action Cricket Cup One-Day and Action Cricket Twenty20 competitions on 1, 2 and 3 January 2012 is: Read more »

Hell Wellington Firebirds team for HRV Cup round four

Press Release – Cricket Wellington

The Hell Wellington Firebirds team to play the Otago Volts in the fourth round of the HRV Cup Twenty20 competition at Queenstown Events Centre on Saturday 31 December is: Read more »

Lonely Hearts Gearing Up For New Year’s Eve

Press Release – Findsomeone

Online dating is hitting record levels across New Zealand with 71% of Kiwis yet to find a date for New Year’s Eve parties. It is also occurring in some unlikely spots including Waitakere, Lower Hutt and Dunedin’s North East Valley. Read more »

Animals Adjust to Quakes at Orana Wildlife Park

Press Release – Orana Wildlife Park

Just like resilient Cantabrians some of Christchurch’s exotic residents living at Orana Wildlife Park have learned to adjust to the earthquakes that continue to hit the city. Read more »

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