Monday 26 November, 2018
Music Doesn’t Just Happen: Recorded Music NZ welcomes progress on Copyright Act review
Recorded Music New Zealand has welcomed the release by the Government of the Issues Paper on the review of the Copyright Act. “It’s an excit..
Monday 19 November, 2018
Emirates Team New Zealand To Use Spark’s 5G Network In America’s Cup Defence Campaign From 2020
Today, Spark and Emirates Team New Zealand opened New Zealand’s first interactive 5G test lab by starting an official countdown to Spark’s p..
Monday 05 November, 2018
Warren And Mahoney Bolsters Hospitality And Tourism Expertise With Two Appointments In Queenstown
Warren and Mahoney has bolstered its hospitality and tourism offering with two appointments at its Queenstown studio.....
Sunday 07 October, 2018
Viewshafts: Auckland’s billion-dollar handbrake?
New research reveals the cost of the viewshaft protecting a single view of Mt Eden is over $1bn Each motorist on the Harbour Bridge would need t..
Tuesday 25 September, 2018
PEP Investment In Evolution Healthcare Group To Underpin Future Growth
Leading Australasian private healthcare provider, Evolution Healthcare Group (Evolution), is pleased to announce a significant investment by fun..
Friday 07 September, 2018
FSC Calls For Essential Changes To Close The KiwiSaver Gap
The Financial Services Council has today released a new report, ‘Shaping Futures: Closing the KiwiSaver Gap’, which sends a clear message to..
Wednesday 05 September, 2018
FSC Puts A Stake In The Ground
On the eve of its national conference, the Financial Services Council (FSC) has launched a new set of standards and guidance for its members, th..
Friday 31 August, 2018
LIC Introduces New, World-Leading Measures to Combat M. Bovis
LIC, the largest supplier of artificial breeding services to New Zealand’s dairy farms, is introducing daily testing of bull semen to combat t..
Tuesday 21 August, 2018
Much Feared, Little Understood: Startling New Dementia Findings
New research into Kiwi attitudes towards and awareness of dementia shows it is little understood yet deeply feared – and more than half the po..
Sunday 01 July, 2018
Farming Leaders On Board With Zero Carbon Policy
OPINION: The Government and farming sector are looking well into the future to ensure the sector and New Zealand is well positioned for the year..
Saturday 30 June, 2018
Research Delivers A Wake-Up Call For Generation KiwiSaver
Younger New Zealanders are increasingly reliant on KiwiSaver as their main source of income when planning for retirement and that means a wake-u..
Wednesday 27 June, 2018
DC’s Superman Immortalised In Pure Silver To Celebrate 80 Years
One of the most recognizable mainstays of American pop culture, DC’s Superman, will be commemorated with a range of limited edition pure silve..
Thursday 14 June, 2018
Groundbreaking Kiwi Technology To Power Grassroots Sports
Cheering from the sideline has just become easier with the release of a groundbreaking new web app allowing.....
Monday 11 June, 2018
New Kiwi Fishing Technology Gets Approval For Hoki, Hake, and Ling
The teams of skippers, fishers, scientists and inventors behind the new Precision Seafood Harvesting fishing technology say they’re very pleas..
Thursday 31 May, 2018
Say Cheese: How The AI Behind Driverless Cars Is Part Of The Dairy Industry’s Coolest Tech
Farmer owned co-operative LIC is currently in the early stages of developing artificial intelligence (AI) software to allow early detection of l..
Wednesday 30 May, 2018
Deloitte: Airbnb Triggers a Jobs Boom in New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand - Wednesday 30 May 2018 – Airbnb, the world’s leading home-sharing platform, is supporting more than 6,000 local jobs ..
Tuesday 29 May, 2018
Warren And Mahoney Creates Seamless Public Art Space Within Te Papa
Working within the footprint of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, international architectural practice Warren and Mahoney has.....
Friday 25 May, 2018
In Fisher & Paykel We Trust
Fisher & Paykel are proud to announce they have been voted one of the most trusted brands in the latest Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands su..
Thursday 10 May, 2018
Shigeru Ban Returns to Reinvigorate Christchurch
After a successful collaboration on the Transitional (Cardboard) Cathedral in Christchurch, innovative Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has again ..
Wednesday 21 March, 2018
Warren and Mahoney Appoints New Auckland Studio Leadership Team
Warren and Mahoney announced today changes to its Auckland studio leadership team, with the appointment of Andrew Tu’inukuafe as Studio Princi..
Thursday 15 March, 2018
Haier And AUT Partner To Bring The Big Hoot Owl To Life
An augmented reality colouring-in mobile application will take the Big Hoot art trail from the streets of Auckland to kids nationwide.....
Tuesday 06 March, 2018
King’s School Opens State-Of-The Art Learning Environment
King’s School, which soon approaches its centenary, today opened a new state-of-the-art multi-purpose learning environment as the school looks..
Tuesday 06 March, 2018
Auckland-Based Principal To Take The Lead As Warren And Mahoney Plans For The Future
Warren and Mahoney announced today the appointment of John Coop as Managing Director, taking over from Peter Marshall.....
Monday 19 February, 2018
Volvo Ocean Race Comes Home To New Zealand’s Sailing Capital
Ahead of their arrival Auckland Viaduct is being transformed into a vibrant Race Village, with Viaduct Events Centre acting as Race HQ.....
Thursday 15 February, 2018
Prime Minister Launches Southern Hemisphere’s Biggest 100% Electric Car Share Offering
The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest deployment of pure battery electric cars and largest pure EV car sharing model was officially launched in Ch..
Monday 12 February, 2018
Juken New Zealand Limited Confirms Changes To East Coast Mill Production
Forestry and wood processing company, Juken New Zealand has today confirmed it is going ahead with changes to the products made at its East Coas..
Monday 12 February, 2018
KFC is Giving Away Bucket Loads of Charm this Valentine’s Day
Last year the KFC bouquet stole hearts – this year KFC New Zealand’s charming chicken lovers with the ultimate Valentine’s gift - a hand-c..
Friday 09 February, 2018
LIC Board Proposes Simpler, Fairer Share Structure
The Board of Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited (NZX: LIC) (LIC) has released its proposal to simplify LIC’s share structure by bringin..
Thursday 25 January, 2018
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...
Tuesday 12 December, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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..
Wednesday 21 December, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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..
Thursday 17 December, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...