Monday, 12 November 2012
Kiwi Experience Number One for Independent Travel
Legendary New Zealand hop-on hop-off bus adventure tour, Kiwi Experience, was awarded Best Tour Operator and Best Transport Operator at the Golden Backpack Awards in Sydney on Thursday night.
Thursday, 1 November 2012
PlaceMakers Superhero Nails Million Dollar Charity Target
New Zealand's newest Superhero - the PlaceMakers Blue Streak – pulled out all the stops this September and played a key role in propelling PlaceMakers to raise $1Million for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, since partnering with the charity four years ago.
Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Celebrate 'Olde Hallo's Eve' at MOTAT
To celebrate the most hair-raising holiday of the year, Halloween, MOTAT will be transforming its historic surroundings into a night of thrills and chills for the whole family at its Victorian ‘Olde Hallow’s Eve’ event on Saturday the 27th of October.
Monday, 24 September 2012
Northland Local Honoured In National Coastguard Volunteer Awards
Coastguard Whangaruru volunteer, Alex Wakefield was acknowledged at the National Coastguard Gala Awards Evening held in Rotorua on Saturday night, where he was awarded Coastguard Rescue Vessel Volunteer of the Year for 2012.
Coastguard Awards South Canterbury Local Volunteer of the Year
Tony Lister from Timaru has been described by his peers as the ‘linchpin of Coastguard South Canterbury.’ His extraordinary contribution spanning 16 years has been acknowledged at the National Coastguard Gala Awards Evening, held in Rotorua on Saturday night where he was awarded Volunteer of the Year for 2012.
Coastguard South Taranaki Awarded Coastguard's Rescue of the Year Award
A courageous rescue effort from Coastguard South Taranaki has resulted in the Unit receiving the 'Rescue of the Year' Award at the National Coastguard Gala Awards Evening, held in Rotorua on Saturday night.
Taranaki Local Scoops Coastguard's Operational Volunteer of the Year Award
New Plymouth based Coastguard Taranaki volunteer, Nigel Hayton has been named as the Telstraclear Coastguard Operational Volunteer of the Year at the National Coastguard Gala Awards Evening, held in Rotorua on Saturday night.
Canterbury Man Awarded Coastguard Air Patrol Volunteer of the Year
Andrew McGregor from Coastguard Canterbury Air Patrol has received the Air Patrol Volunteer of the Year Award at the National Coastguard Gala Awards Evening, held in Rotorua on Saturday night.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Opportunity of a Lifetime Opens up to Young Chefs
Fonterra Foodservice’s Proud to be a Chef opens for business in 2012
Young New Zealand trainee chefs are invited to vie for the opportunity of a lifetime with the fourth annual Fonterra Proud to be a Chef programme, proudly hosted by Fonterra’s Foodservice division.
Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Calling all Kiwis! Map Maker and Cycling Directions now available in New Zealand
From the beaches of Goat Island and the slopes of Mount Eden to the hallowed soil of Eden Park, New Zealand is filled with both natural and man-made wonders.
Monday, 27 August 2012
Father's Day 2012 - why dads in Tauranga might have a good year
Last year we searched for Father's Day more than ever before, but 2012 is set to be dad's year. With search numbers getting higher each year (after a significant dip in 2007), Kiwis are embracing the occasion and looking for creative ways to thank dad.
Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Stihl takes the weight off your shoulders this spring
Trimming hedges and shrubs, cutting topiary and box-hedging are all jobs you can fear no longer thanks to the new, lighter than ever HS 46 C-E and HS 56 C-E hedge trimmers from STIHL.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Val is NZ's top athlete on google.co.nz
Google has crunched the numbers to bring you the top Olympic athletes that New Zealanders have sought out on the search engine.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Jaffas to wear New Zealand's sporting colours at annual Cadbury Jaffa Race
Jaffas will be sporting a new black and white look as they race down the world’s steepest street – Baldwin Street – this black Friday to mark the end of the 12th annual Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival.
Monday, 9 July 2012
New Zealand Olympic hero faces off with own chocolate portrait at Cadbury Chocolate Carnival launch
New Zealand Olympic hero Danyon Loader came face-to-face with a chocolate version of himself at today's launch of the Chocolate New Zealand Olympic Hall of Fame - the newest attraction at the 12th annual Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival, 7-13 July.
Friday, 22 June 2012
Rob Fyfe appointed as a Director of Icebreaker Clothing
Icebreaker has appointed Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Rob Fyfe as a Director, effective from July 1, 2012.
Thursday, 21 June 2012
New rescue vessel welcomed by Coastguard Maraetai
Boaties in the Maraetai area will notice a new look for Coastguard Maraetai as they continue to assist boaties on the water with their new purpose built rescue vessel.
Monday, 11 June 2012
Netsafe launches Cyber Security Awareness Week
Cyber crime costs New Zealand an estimated $625 million¹ last year with more than 2,000 Kiwis affected every day by computer viruses and malware, credit card fraud, online scams, phishing and identity theft.
Budget Conscious Kiwis Boost Local Tourism
Budget conscious Kiwis looking for more affordable holiday options could provide a much needed boost to the domestic tourism industry says AA Tourism.
Thursday, 31 May 2012
Take on NZ's olympians with the Powerade Challenge 2012
Black Sticks Men's hockey team feeling Primo before big event
Flavoured milk is fast becoming a favourite with athletes around the world and Black Sticks Defender Andy Hayward is the latest to discover the benefits thanks to support from New Zealand's favourite flavoured milk brand, PRIMO.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Local Funding Helps Coastguard Nelson Keep Boaties Safe
Boaties in the region will soon benefit from the sponsorship of the Coastguard Nelson Unit by local business First National Real Estate and a newly operational Coastguard vessel.
Black Sticks find big moment easier to digest with support from Symbio™ Probalance
The New Zealand women's hockey team is finding the prospect of being on the world stage a lot easier to digest thanks to support from, Symbio™ ProBalance yoghurt.
Monday, 28 May 2012
Visit Motat for free in June thanks to volunteers
Maintaining MOTAT as New Zealand’s leading transport and technology museum is a huge undertaking – a task that would be impossible without a loyal team of over 300 volunteers.
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Domestic Tourism Spend Influenced by Online Travel Reviews
The local tourism industry must take heed of how the growing use of online reviews is influencing decision making and customer spend, says AA Tourism.
Friday, 4 May 2012
Coastguard Howick gives back to Westfield Pakuranga
Coastguard Howick presented Westfield Pakuranga with a Certificate of Appreciation last week after receiving a generous donation.
Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Britz continues popular sponsorship of Auckland Rugby for 2012 Season
After a successful first season in 2011, New Zealand's leading campervan brand Britz is delighted to announce that it will continue its sponsorship of Auckland Rugby's Premier Club Rugby grade for the 2012 season.
Friday, 30 March 2012
Bad Weather Won't Put off Kiwis' Easter Road Trip
If the patchy summer is anything to go by, weather is not likely to hamper travel plans this Easter, according to a recent survey commissioned by AA Tourism.
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Coastguard Waiheke Volunteer Receives Outward Bound Scholarship
Coastguard Waiheke volunteer Bonnie Watts has been awarded an Outward Bound scholarship in recognition of her dedication and contribution to the organisation.
Coastguard South Taranaki Volunteer Receives Outward Bound Scholarship
Coastguard South Taranaki volunteer Gareth Read has been awarded an Outward Bound scholarship in recognition of his dedication and contribution to the organisation.