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Mana Party Using Taxpayer Funds for Election Hoardings

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:28:14 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Reacting to the photograph posted on the WhaleOil website of a Te Tai Tokerau electorate hoarding featuring Mana Party leader Hone Harawira, which carries the House of Representatives crest and appears to have been funded by taxpayers, Jordan Williams, Executive Director ...More >>

Ngāti Kahungunu Supports New Māori Language Strategy

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:43:28 +1200 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated supports the Minister of Māori Affairs’ new Māori Language Strategy which includes the establishment of a new independent statutory Māori language entity, Te Mātāwai. Te Mātāwai will allow iwi to lead the revitalisation ...More >>

SwipedOn Debuts New Visitor Book App

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:09:01 +1200 | SwipedOn

SwipedOn, the developer responsible for the hit of the same name, has today announced that the future of the front desk has arrived in the form of the company’s latest app, Visitor Book. The new visitor management app has been released via Apple’s ...More >>

Fonterra Youtube Series Highlights on-Farm Milk Safety

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:23:10 +1200 | Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has launched the second installment of its Farm Focus YouTube series showcasing responsible dairying initiatives taking place on New Zealand dairy farms.More >>

Dunedin couple create a valuable parenting resource

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:29:57 +1200 | Wearing The Baby

This week sees the release of the first New Zealand made babywearing instructional DVD. Directors Anna Hughes and Wayne Johnson show other families how to confidently and safely ‘wear’ their babies in different types of baby carriers.More >>

NZ Election Reactor #1 Tests Reaction to Cunliffe’s Apology

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:35:55 +1200 | NZ Election Reactor

Labour Leader David Cunliffe’s “apology” over male violence seems to have polarised many voters, but the first run of the Roy Morgan Research / Scoop NZ Election Reactor showed the response was largely negative across the spectrum. More >>

The NZ On Screen Politics Collection

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:03:04 +1200 | NZ On Screen

There’s an election campaign on, and NZ On Screen has relaunched its comprehensive Politics Collection of documentaries, interviews and other memorable moments from New Zealand’s political history.More >>

50 week Māori language campaign begins āpōpō

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:36:57 +1200 | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Hei te Mane 21 Hōngongoi tīmata ai te kōkiri 50 wiki hei ako i ngā kupu Māori 50 ki ngā tāngata katoa o Aotearoa. More >>

Digital journal to launch emerging literary careers

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:26:48 +1200 | Headland Journal

Digital journal start-up Headland will launch a Boosted campaign today [21 July 2014], to create a new platform for novice and established Kiwi writers to share their talent around the world.More >>

"Party Party" - The Launch Of A Global Movement | 500 Words

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:35:36 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

The Launch Of A Global Movement The "Party Party" Tour (July 23-26 - AUCK CHCH WGTN DUND ) Interviews With Tommy Ill & Beat Mob Artur By Alastair ThompsonMore >>

SMC Heads-Up: Climate check, science podcasting, population

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:08:04 +1200 | Science Media Centre

Climate update; Podcasting workshop; On the radar; Organics better?; Population change; Quoted; Policy news Friday video New from the SMC Sciblogs highlights Sci-tech events More >>

Dunedin-based NHNZ Launches Series 2 of Life Force

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:38:14 +1200 | NHNZ

Production house NHNZ launched the global premiere of its latest production, Life Force 2, this month. The second season of the multi-award winning series Life Force premiered on the Science Channel in the USA on Monday 7 July.More >>

Pandora Internet Radio: 2m Listeners across Australia and NZ

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:59:04 +1200 | Pandora

Pandora Australia and New Zealand has today announced that since launching in December 2012, it has achieved a milestone of two million registered listeners, effectively doubling its listener base in less than 12 months.More >>

Corporate Welfare Apparatus Now Taking Over Corporate Media

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:35:42 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the decision by Callaghan Innovation to use taxpayer money to subsidise commercial media organisation BusinessDesk and buy a journalist for them. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director, Jordan Williams, says: More >>

Publishing Now: A residential workshop for writers

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:14:32 +1200 | Michael King Writers' Centre

The Michael King Writers’ Centre is organising a major residential workshop in Auckland for writers to explore what is happening in publishing. The workshop will feature many of New Zealand’s leading publishers and publishing experts. It is ...More >>

100% Middle-earth wins prestigious PATA Gold Award 2014

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:56:22 +1200 | Tourism New Zealand

Tourism New Zealand’s 100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign has today once again been recognised on the world stage, with its latest win the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Grand Award, Marketing.More >>

100% Middle-Earth campaign wins prestigious travel award

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:55:01 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Tourism Minister Todd McClay has congratulated Tourism New Zealand on winning the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) marketing Grand Award for the 100% Middle-Earth, 100% Pure New Zealand campaign.More >>

Investment to Help Deepen Innovation Reporting

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:26:10 +1200 | Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation Investment to Help Deepen Innovation Reporting Callaghan Innovation, the government’s high tech HQ for Kiwi business, is to help deepen New Zealand media coverage of the commercialisation of innovation through an arms-length partnership ...More >>

Weta Group celebrates 20 years with starring role

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:00:56 +1200 | Weta Workshop

Wellington, New Zealand: A collection of puppets, some make-up effects and a passion for the film and creative arts were the sum total of the Weta Group’s assets in 1994.More >>

Pillay: Surveillance must be Subject to Independent checks

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:37:22 +1200 | United Nations Human Rights Commissioner

Dangerous practice of digital mass surveillance must be subject to independent checks and balances - Pillay More >>


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