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Archive for January, 2012

New wheat cultivars anticipated from cereal breeding partner

Press Release – Plant and Food Research

An expanded breeding programme will result in new varieties of wheat and barley being made available for New Zealand growers, delivering high yields and improved resistance to disease. Read more »

Inaugural Hare Krishna Festival: 11 February 2012

Press Release – ISKCON Wellington

Saturday (11 February) will bring the Wellington Hare Krishna devotees parading through the streets of Wellington dancing to the tunes of the melodious ancient music and the radiant colours from the very heart of India. The street dancing and chanting … Read more »

Christchurch Company Secures Major International Contract

Press Release – Recover Canterbury

A face-to-face meeting in the USA proved to be the turning point for a Christchurch company, which has just secured a major US contract to supply parts for a drilling product designed in Timaru. Read more »

Independent Members of Investment Company Transition Board

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

The Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has appointed three independent members to the transition board set up to establish a new investment company for the organisation. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on today’s protest march in Christchurch

Column – Gordon Campbell

Reading meaning into the utterances of Christchurch mayor Bob Parker is always a risky business, but Parker’s comment to the Press the other day that ‘People should be careful what they wish for’ was a fascinating statement in the light … Read more »

Grants to improve access to arts events and venues

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Date: 31 January 2012 Grants to improve access to arts events and venues Arts organisations and venues will become more accessible this year, thanks to eleven grants provided by Creative New Zealand for projects ranging from sign language interpretations and … Read more »

2011 NZ Top 10 Chinese Business Figures Awards

Press Release – Chinese Business Figures Awards

2011 NZ Top 10 Chinese Business Figures Awards The first Chinese Business Figures Awards was officially launched last month by four major Chinese media companies in New Zealand. Read more »

Kia Motors Gives A Hand To REAL Women

Press Release – Kia Motors

January 2012 Kia Motors Gives A Hand To REAL Women Kia Motors has got behind a series of events to help real women become fitter and healthier in New Zealand. Read more »

Promoting excellence in irrigation development

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Promoting excellence in irrigation development and efficient water management News Release January 31 2012 – for immediate release IrrigationNZ’s Innovation in Irrigation Award in association with Aqualinc Time closes in on search for industry … Read more »

Wet weather drives Kiwis to holiday overseas

Press Release – Harvey World Travel

Wet weather drives Kiwis to holiday overseas With many Kiwis feeling cheated out of a summer holiday due to the recent bad weather, Harvey World Travel has been experiencing a rush in overseas holiday bookings. Harvey World Travel General Manager Marketing … Read more »

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