Kim Dovey, founder of Smartwork Creative, has created a website bookdesign.co.nz to help New Zealanders get a head start with self-publishing.
Towelling It is launching a range of extra-large custom designed beach towels – just in time for New Zealand’s Summer.
This Labour weekend, Auckland will host the Awaken Conference; an event for the LGBTI community who also identify as Christian.
Today, ReSound recognized the accomplishments of Jonathan Goerlach, an Australian paratriathlete that has overcome the challenges of Usher Syndrome to achieve excellence in his sport.
New Zealand Craft Hub is looking to launch its own crafts magazine for New Zealand readers.
It’s easy to talk about it, even easier to complain there isn’t enough of it, but one group is working to provide high-quality, high-calibre education for urban hunters. The Bloke, run by Kerry Adams runs courses providing information and tips.
Auckland RSA is celebrating 100 years this weekend with a parade for the public of Auckland at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, Saturday 8th October 2016.
The release outlines a photograph that NZ photographer Amber Griffin took of the famous NZ ballerina Alayna Ng. The image helped win Amber the 2016 Commercial Photographer of the year award, as well as 2016 Wellington Reginal Photographer of the year award.
Emerging artists now have a second chance to submit for the Upstream Art Trail in March 2017 in Wellington’s Central Park. The deadline for submissions is now to 7 October. Artists who are newly graduated or just starting out are especially welcome.
For the first time in New Zealand, Norma ‘the Queen of Swing’ Miller visits New Zealand along with top international dancer and teacher, Adam Brozowski to teach at the Wellington Lindy Exchange. Norma at 97 is one of the last remaining members of the pioneering Lindy Hop dance troupe, Whiteys’ Lindy Hoppers.
Hundreds of commuters in downtown Auckland got ‘nood’ for a good cause raising thousands of dollars in cash and donated clothing for charity Dress for Success.
The inaugural Food Integrity conference was held on 13 & 14 July in Auckland and was attended by a wide range of delegates from food businesses, regulatory authorities, science and education communities. Rachael Speedy sees that there is a role for NZ, “I believe that with our expertise in New Zealand we could become world leaders in the Food Integrity field by collaborating with government departments, science and research and involving the private sector”. Furthermore, “to be honest, we don’t have a choice, no one else will protect our brand for us”.
Meth testing, or P Lab testing of homes has become a contentious issue over the past few months. With New Zealand having the highest rate of meth users in the world (per head of population), a large number of meth decontamination companies have opened for business.
Squirrel Money launch secondary market allowing investors to sell existing investments to access funds early.
Breathe Financial Launches New Mortgage Brokerage and Offers Clients the Chance to Win a Trip for 2 to Paris
Breathe Financial Mortgages announced today that it is giving away a trip for 2 to Paris France to celebrate the opening of their new Mortgage Brokerage. This new division of Breathe Financial will give New Zealand residents the mortgage flexibility they’re seeking by giving them access to multiple ways to get a mortgage or pay off their mortgage faster.
High Tech Youth, one of New Zealand’s largest after-school cyber learning programs for young people in underserved communities, has set its sights on filling all currently vacant technology and ICT jobs by 2020. The not-for-profit organisation is bringing together over 70 schools, community groups and leaders from New Zealand’s top technology companies to an Indigenous Innovation Hui at the end of this month in Auckland.
Trick4Treats is the nationwide search for a clever canine to be cast in a VitaPet Ad. Know a dog who is clever on camera? Find out how to nominate them at www.trick4treats.co.nz.
WOW Media has relaunched WOW Freebies New Zealand. Now, Kiwi users will be able to get their hands on the latest freebies and samples offered by WOW Freebies. From free shopping vouchers to free paint Kiwi website visitors can find all kinds of great free samples to request online.
The Last Rung of the Ladder is a short story written by Stephen King. It is from his collection of short stories from his night shift collection. Rhys Higgs Student Film Maker, has been granted permission by Stephen King to adapt the short story into film. Rhys Higgs intends to use this film as an opportunity to raise awareness around depression and suicide. Rhys Higgs intends to use the skills he has to put together a team of talented young people to make this vision come to life through his Kickstarter Campaign.
A new Massey University study is underway to investigate the impact of poor vision on the education potential of low decile primary school students.