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Thursday 25 January, 2018
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New Zealand Backs Home Sharing
The overwhelming majority of New Zealanders support home sharing and fair, progressive policies, according to new research from YouGov Research...

2017


Tuesday 12 December, 2017
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Spark trials portable wireless broadband as it hits 100,000 customers
Spark today announced that 100,000 customers are now on Wireless Broadband and the company will trial a ‘portable’ option over summer to all..

Tuesday 05 December, 2017
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Great (unmet) expectations: Retirement Realities for New Zealanders
The vast majority of Kiwi retirees are reduced to living off NZ Super alone after just ten years of retirement.....

Wednesday 15 November, 2017
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KFC NZ Cooks Up Fried Chicken Christmas Decorations
You can eat it, wear it, scent your house with it, take a bath in it and now decorate your Christmas tree with the Colonel... ..

Friday 20 October, 2017
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Kiwis Set to Dominate the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race
Kiwis are set once again to dominate the world’s toughest sailing event, the Volvo Ocean Race when the first leg of the 20117/18 edition.....

Monday 04 September, 2017
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Who’s Your Daddy? Celebrating Dairy’s Biggest Players This Father’s Day
This Father’s Day many families will be getting together, but there is one super dad who might find it a struggle meeting all his offspring.....

Friday 01 September, 2017
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Kiwis set to get cheapest data ever as Spark offers unlimited mobile data for under $20 a week
Spark has launched an offer that will give data-hungry New Zealanders cheaper mobile data than ever before: an open.....

Tuesday 22 August, 2017
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“The Right Thing To Do” – Farming Leaders Pledge Action On Rivers
In a first for the country, farming leaders have pledged to work together to help make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for future.....

Thursday 17 August, 2017
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New Zealand Dairy-Wagyu Cross Feeds Global Grass-Fed Movement
Farmer owned co-operatives LIC and First Light Wagyu have come together in a programme to meet the global appetite for high quality, grass-fed N..

Wednesday 09 August, 2017
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Fisher & Paykel collaborate with Wundaire for DishDrawer 20-year anniversary
Fisher & Paykel tasked Public Relations agency Sherson Willis with the responsibility of coming up with an innovative way to highlight their ong..

Wednesday 02 August, 2017
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Haier Help Deliver to Kiwis in Need
Building on from Haier’s 2015 and 2016 partnership with The Block NZ, Sherson Willis were asked to come up with a new campaign concept to.....

Thursday 27 July, 2017
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Development of Ellerslie Retirement Village Frees Up 18 Hectares of Auckland Land
Prime Minister Bill English today opened stage one of Summerset at Heritage Park, an innovative multi-story Ellerslie retirement village, which ..

Sunday 11 June, 2017
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UK Election: Theresa May’s career ‘in tatters’ after her big gamble misfires
Debacle. That's about the only word that can be used to describe Theresa May's election campaign. A snap election, called in the hope of deliver..

Wednesday 07 June, 2017
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NZME unwraps new NZ Herald website
The new nzherald.co.nz website has relaunched today, with a new design to meet the evolving needs of its audience. The updated site is mobile fi..

Tuesday 06 June, 2017
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Cyber Security and Reputation Management
In February of this year, the 20th annual PWC CEO Survey revealed that 91% of New Zealand’s CEO’s are concerned about cyber-attacks.....

Saturday 03 June, 2017
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Amid Britain’s lingering Brexit hangover, the general election could be closer than predicted
It was about 2am on June 24 in a stuffy hotel bar in the depths of Westminster when the reality that.....

Tuesday 30 May, 2017
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SOS on MPI’s sugar madness
The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) have demanded that SOS, an innovative hydration drink company, stop claiming to be an electrolyte drink..

Monday 08 May, 2017
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KFC release Finger Lickin’ Good chocolates for Mother’s Day
KFC Are you sweet or savoury? Chocolate or fried chicken? Thanks to KFC you don’t have to choose, with a.....

Friday 05 May, 2017
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Spark drops giant location pin to put Spark Arena on the map
Brand new Spark Arena signage was installed last night to signal the renaming of the venue formally known as Vector Arena. The Spark Arena sign ..

Monday 03 April, 2017
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Restaurant Brands and NZ Post pilot KFC home delivery in Tauranga
Restaurant Brands Ltd announced today that the Tauranga region will be the next location to receive KFC’s home delivery service.....

Monday 13 March, 2017
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Young golf star aims for LPGA with third consecutive KFC Golf Scholarship
East Auckland based professional and New Zealand’s No.3 ranked female golfer, Liv Cheng, has won the KFC Golf Scholarship for the third consec..

Friday 10 February, 2017
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The Best Smelling Bouquet This Valentine’s Day- The KFC Bouquet
It’s a question as old as Valentine’s Day itself - what do you buy a man on February 14? A thousand lists online will give you.....

Monday 23 January, 2017
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KFC supports Surf Life Saving New Zealand with online auction
This summer, KFC is supporting Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) through their busiest time of year with a charity auction on Trade Me. The a..

2016


Wednesday 21 December, 2016
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KFC to Trial Delivery in Hamilton in February
Restaurant Brands Ltd today confirmed that KFC will be trialling a home delivery service in Hamilton in February 2017. Following a successful tr..

Thursday 15 December, 2016
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Moana New Zealand & Sanford Launch Maui Dolphin Protection Plan
Fishing companies, Moana New Zealand and Sanford are working with WWF-New Zealand to help ensure Maui-safe fishing in the rare dolphin’s habit..

Friday 09 December, 2016
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Celebrating 15 years of Middle-earth tourism – what character are you?
New Zealand is celebrating 15 years as the home of Middle-earth and Tourism New Zealand says the magic is as alive as ever with.....

Wednesday 23 November, 2016
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Starbuck’s Red Holiday Cups Feature Customer Art for the First Time
On 10 November, Starbucks’ New Zealand was the first in the world to welcome the return of the iconic red holiday cup – a popular Christmas...

Wednesday 16 November, 2016
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Sanford’s Move From Volume to Value Helps Boost Profit 152%
Sanford Limited has today posted a 152% increase in net profit after tax to $34.7m for the year ended 30 September. The Group posted an.....

Wednesday 16 November, 2016
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Hallenstein Brothers and Glassons Open New Flagship Stores in ANZ Centre
Christmas will come early for Christchurch fashionistas this week with the grand opening of the Glassons and Hallenstein Brothers City Mall mega..

Thursday 06 October, 2016
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Top-Class Field Expected Again For Anita Boon Pro-Am
North Shore Golf Club will play host to the eighth annual Anita Boon Pro-Am tournament next month, with some of hottest talent in women’s golf..

Tuesday 04 October, 2016
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Marlborough Award Recognises Sanford’s Leading Role in Marine Farming
Sanford was last night awarded the Marlborough Award in recognition for its leading role in the marine farming sector.....

Friday 09 September, 2016
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Robots Queue for Spark Customers in the Lead Up to Phone Launch
New Zealanders have joined people queuing all round the world for this year’s hottest phone launch – but they are the first in the world to...

Thursday 04 August, 2016
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Fisher & Paykel Takes Restaurant Month To The Streets
A highlight of the 2016 foodie calendar that invites Aucklanders to enjoy the best of the city centre’s dining scene is welcoming The Social K..

Wednesday 06 July, 2016
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The Plate Of The Nation: How We’re Cooking Now
New Zealand men entertain at home more often than their female counterparts, recipe inspiration is increasingly found online.....

Tuesday 07 June, 2016
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Pete and Andy Hijack ‘how to’ With #HaierHomeHack Series
Pete and Andy have remained hugely popular since taking out The People’s Choice Award in the 2013 season of TV3’s The Block NZ, and now.....

Tuesday 07 June, 2016
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Pete & Andy are back – to hack the oldest conflict in history: Girls Vs Boys and housework
They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Certainly men and women have very different ways of approaching household tasks.....

Wednesday 01 June, 2016
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Sanford Supports Aquaculture Growth for Southland.
Sanford have expressed their support for Southland as the region looks to learn from Scandinavia on boosting aquaculture growth in the region.....

Tuesday 24 May, 2016
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Precision Seafood Harvesting Among Winners at 2016 Hi-Tech Awards
Auckland, New Zealand - The inaugural Maori Innovation Award at the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards has been won by Precision Seafood Harvesting for..

Monday 16 May, 2016
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Sanford Welcomes Discussion Around Recording Catch
Sanford CEO Volker Kuntzsch says unscientific and historic data relating to the commercial fishery, like that in the University of British Colum..

Friday 06 May, 2016
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Spark Thanks Mums this Mother’s Day
Every year on Mother's Day the Spark network lights up with love - kids of all ages post, tweet, text, call and share their love for.....

Tuesday 12 April, 2016
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Hallenstein Glasson Holdings appoints new Glassons chief executive
Hallenstein Glasson has today announced the appointment of Di Humphries as chief executive of women’s clothing retailer Glassons. Hallenstein ..

Tuesday 22 March, 2016
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Sanford Welcomes Greater Transparency with Cameras on all SNA 1 Trawlers
Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy, today congratulated snapper trawl fishers for their commitment to delivering greater transparen..

Thursday 17 March, 2016
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Online Sales Boosting Business in the Regions
Insights shared by Spark around where Kiwis head to over Easter is proving to be a valuable resource for small businesses preparing for an influ..

Wednesday 16 March, 2016
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Sanford Awarded Best Aquaculture Practice Certification
The Global Aquaculture Alliance has awarded its Best Aquaculture Practices certification to Sanford’s production of King Salmon and its Green ..

Friday 11 March, 2016
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Delivery Sets Guinness World Records® Title for Highest Altitude Pizza Delivery
In recognition of entering its 100th country, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc. and the world's largest pizza restaurant company, marke..

Wednesday 09 March, 2016
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Prime Minister Breaks Ground for $200M Luxury Hotel on Auckland’s Waterfront
Construction of a $200 million five-star hotel at a landmark site in downtown Auckland will now commence, with Prime Minister John Key turning t..

Friday 04 March, 2016
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The Burger State Reaches Christchurch with Two New Carl’s Jr. Restaurant Openings
Carl’s Jr., the home of classic American burgers, is set to make its mark on the South Island with two restaurants opening in Christchurch thi..

Tuesday 23 February, 2016
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Tiaki – New Zealand Launches a New Category of Premium Seafood
A new premium food product is set to join wagyu beef, organic chicken and free range eggs.....

Monday 22 February, 2016
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Kiwi Mobile Moments over the Holidays
Amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, Kiwis can find solace in escaping the big cities.....

Thursday 18 February, 2016
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New Zealand International Convention Centre a step closer to reality
The first sod has been turned on the site of the New Zealand International Convention Centre in central Auckland. Prime Minister John Key.....

Thursday 28 January, 2016
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Dairy Farms NZ Limited Purchases Five Farms in Southland
Dairy Farms NZ Limited is pleased to announce the purchase of five contiguous dairy farms in Otapiri in central Southland following Overseas Inv..

2015


Thursday 17 December, 2015
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Spark Launches ‘Social Top Up’ Stations For Summer
We’ve paid with tweets, likes and shares, and now Spark is the first telco to exchange customers’ social currency – the kudos earned by sh..

Thursday 10 December, 2015
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Spark’s Award-Winning App a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Investors
Spark New Zealand Ltd. (NZX: SPK and Sush Mobile have netted a major global industry award for the Spark NZ Investor Centre app, winning the..

Wednesday 02 December, 2015
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New research to deliver more muscle for export heavyweight
Cawthron Institute and Sanford Limited have joined forces to identify and validate the health benefits of Greenshell™ mussels..

Wednesday 25 November, 2015
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Pete and Andy are back to hack the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon
Haier has joined some of New Zealand’s biggest brands as a sponsor of Australasia’s largest under-16 triathlon series, the Sanitarium Weet-B..

Tuesday 17 November, 2015
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Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year isn’t a Word 😂
The 2015 Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is “face with tears of joy” emoji For the first time ever, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the..

Tuesday 27 October, 2015
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SKYCITY and Fletcher Construction form partnership to build NZICC and hotel
SKYCITY Entertainment Group and leading New Zealand construction contractor Fletcher Construction have announced a partnership to build the New ..

Thursday 15 October, 2015
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Fisher & Paykel’s New Slide-In Fridge Recieves Design Award Recognition
Fisher & Paykel’s new ActiveSmart™ Slide-in Fridge has been handpicked from nearly 1000 entries to take out a Gold Pin in the Product ca..

Thursday 08 October, 2015
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Carl’s Jr. Teams Up with NZ Breakers as Official Burger Partner
Classic American burger brand Carl’s Jr. is taking its first bite into a major sporting sponsorship after four successful years in the New Zea..

Monday 28 September, 2015
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Spark Gets Behind Small Business to Close the Digital Divide
For entrepreneur and small business owner Steve Dunstan it was a no brainer – the traffic coming to his website through a mobile device was mi..

Wednesday 16 September, 2015
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Meet The World’s Smallest Queue For This Year’s Biggest Phone Launch
New Zealanders are set to be among the first in the world to get their hands on the most sought-after device this year, and 3D-printed Spark cus..

Wednesday 12 August, 2015
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Spark Creates Life-Size Emoji House To Demo Morepork Smart Home Security
Driving to the airport and suddenly worry that you've left the front door open? Sitting at work in a sweat thinking you've left the dog inside? ..

Tuesday 07 April, 2015
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Precision Seafood Harvesting Publishes First Results On Fish Survival
The new way to fish is a potential replacement for traditional fishing methods. It is a large, flexible PVC liner with specifically sized holes...

Wednesday 01 April, 2015
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New Zealand Greenshell mussel breeding begins at brand new hatchery in Nelson
New Zealand aquaculture will be getting stronger mussels, thanks to some heavyweight Kiwi science underway in Nelson...



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