Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


The stars come out for Tauranga’s Love Local party

MEDIA RELEASE
The stars come out for Tauranga’s Love Local party

Tauranga, 17 June 2014 - Tauranga-born Shortland Street star Teuila Blakely is bursting with pride for the Bay of Plenty and can’t wait to meet her favourite Masterchef winners Karena and Kasey Bird at Localist’s Love Local Party this week.

The passionate actress is excited to be one of the special guests at the event, which takes place at the Tauranga Art Gallery on Friday June 20.

Stacking up to be a local night to remember, Teuila will join other well-known Tauranga fans including Mayor Stuart Crosby and Masterchef’s Karena and Kasey Bird. They will stand alongside the lucky winners who will have shared what’s great about Tauranga on Localist.

Teuila says she can’t wait for the chance to meet Maketu’s star sisters who were her favourite team from the moment she first watched them on the popular TV One reality show try their food and share her love for Tauranga.

localist.co.nz is the word-of-mouth
website that enables everyday Kiwis to share what’s great in their communities and provides a platform for local businesses and those doing well to shine.

Encouraging people to post personal recommendations from their region is all part of Localist’s drive to bring awareness to the global ‘Love Local’ movement that’s taking the world by storm.

“‘Love Local’ is about supporting those in your local community,” explains Localist General Manager Christina Sayers Wickstead. “It’s what Kiwis are already brilliant at. Localist simply provides the platform to make sharing the love seamless.

“Localist is the voice of the people it’s about popular opinion. Everyone can have their say,” adds Sayers Wickstead. “And for those using the site to find out what to do, it’s like having that friend who is always up with the play and knows where to go, wherever you go.

It’s fun!"

Anyone who registers at lovelocaltauranga.co.nz and shares something they love about the Bay of Plenty region will be in the draw for them and a friend to attend Localist’s party. Here at Localist, personal recommendations are called 'loves' and every love is an entry so there's no limits.

Have fun, love local!

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

BusinessDesk: Weak Dairy Prices Prompt Pull Back In Fonterra Forecasts

Weak global dairy prices have prompted analysts to pull back their expectations for Fonterra Cooperative Group's payout to farmers for next season. More>>

Broadband Network: Spark Launches New, Competitive Ultra Fibre Plan Line-Up

Spark is giving customers an even more compelling reason to switch to its Ultra Fibre plans from today with the introduction of new competitive pricing for the majority of its plans (details below) and Fibre Landline (voice-over-fibre technology) for ... More>>

Employment: ANZ Proposes Casualisation In Whangarei Stores

ANZ workers in Whangarei could see their incomes drop by 20 to 40 percent if the bank’s proposal to reduce the number of full-time positions goes ahead says FIRST Union national organiser Tali Williams. More>>

Finance: BNZ Develops Specialist Tāmaki Māori Banking Team

BNZ develops specialist Tāmaki Māori Banking Team to support Māori as Auckland grows More>>

Pharmaceuticals: Commerce Commission To Consider Pharmaceuticals Merger

The Commerce Commission has received an application from Pfizer Inc. seeking clearance to acquire all of the shares in Hospira Inc. More>>

Real Estate: Housing Unaffordability Issues Spread

Surging house prices in Auckland and Queenstown last month pushed home ownership even further beyond the reach of first home buyers in the two districts, according to the AMP360 Home Loan Affordability Report for March. More>>

Statistics NZ: Annual Exports To China Dip Below Australia

The value of goods exports to Australia ($8.7 billion) surpassed those to China for the year ended March 2015, Statistics New Zealand said today. More>>

Science: Hookworm Discovery At Malaghan Institute

Professor Graham Le Gros has led a team which has stimulated both innate and memory responses to the parasite, discovering along the way the unexpected behaviour of one particular immune cell, in Hookworm, one of the world’s most devastating tropical ... More>>

Business: Provinces Urged To Make Full Use Of New Air Services

Provincial New Zealand has been urged to use new air services to Auckland or risk losing them either partially or completely. The stark warning was issued today by Far North mayor John Carter at a ceremony at Kaitaia airport to mark the final Air ... More>>

Mobile: 2degrees To Credit All Calls And SMS To Nepal

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Nepal in the weekend, 2degrees will be crediting all calls and SMS messages made to mobiles and landlines in Nepal from Friday 24th April until midnight Wednesday 29th April. More>>

Scoop Business: Alex Swney Pleads Guilty To $2.5M Fraud Charge

Alex Swney, former chief executive of the Auckland city centre business association Heart of the City, has pleaded guilty to dishonestly using documents to obtain $2.5 million. More>>

ALSO:

Petrol Burns Prices: Second Consecutive Quarterly Fall For CPI

The consumers price index (CPI) fell 0.3 percent in the March 2015 quarter, following a 0.2 percent fall in the December 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The last time the CPI showed two consecutive quarterly falls was in the December 1998 and March 1999 quarters. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news