New Zealand News

Scenic Hotel Auckland Invests Over $85,000 for Best Rugby World Cup Views

Scenic Hotel Auckland ensures its guests get a great view of the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand whether they have the much-prized match tickets or not. - August 05, 2011 - Scenic Hotel Group

Auckland Cricket Announce 22 Man Aces Squad for Champions League

Auckland Cricket has announced its 22 man Aces training squad to prepare for the Champions League in September. - August 02, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

Auckland Cricket Announce Initial 11 Contracted Aces Players for Upcoming Season

The Auckland Aces have announced eleven of their twelve contracted players for the 2011/12 season. - July 24, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

vWorkApp Wins Mobile Application of the Year

vWorkApp has been awarded TUANZ Mobile Application of the Year during a ceremony in Auckland last evening. The annual event honours innovation across the New Zealand telecommunications sector and is attended by the "who's who" of the telecommunications industry. Judges commented:... - July 23, 2011 - vWorkApp

Auckland Cricket's CEO Andrew Eade Ends Successful Term in Charge

After eight years at the helm Auckland Cricket CEO Andrew Eade has made the decision that it's time to move on. - July 13, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

3D Virtual Art Fair Announced

3D virtual gallery innovator today launches its Virtual Art Fair development platform, promising Art Fair organizers and exhibitors a breakthrough online experience never before seen. "We've spent seven years developing our 3D virtual gallery spaces into a stable, scalable and... - July 08, 2011 -

Innovation Partners Launches Staff Development Program with Startling Results

New program creates internal motivation with minimum effort. - July 06, 2011 - Innovation Partners Ltd

Three Auckland Aces Gain BLACKCAP Contracts

The Auckland Aces will have three New Zealand contracted players to call on this season after the announcement that Martin Guptill, Kyle Mills and Chris Martin were amongst the 20 players named. - July 05, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

Not Just Craft on New Zealand Artist is Listing Artwork Valued at Total of 100,000 NZD

CraftMe proudly announces the showcasing of distinguished New Zealand artist Daryl Lex Price’s artwork on their website. The inclusion of not only crafts people but also artists is an exciting step forward for this dynamic emerging company which aims to be the leading arts and crafts market... - July 05, 2011 - Ltd

Blackenbrook Responds to Increased Demand for Vegan Wine

A noticeable surge in demand for vegan wine has been seen by retailers and restaurants in the past year with Blackenbrook Vineyard one of only a few wine producers able to offer all their white wines as vegan. The aim at Blackenbrook is to bring the full flavour from the vineyard to the glass through a combination of certified sustainable practices in the vineyard, and gentle winemaking in their gravity-fed winery, and the natural consequence of that is that all their white wines are 100% vegan. - June 30, 2011 - Blackenbrook Vineyard

Auckland Aces Anaru Kitchen and Bruce Martin Make NZ A Cricket Side

Auckland Aces Anaru Kitchen and Bruce Martin will be heading to Australia with the New Zealand A team in July after their announcement in that side to compete in an Emerging Players Tournament. - June 17, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

Handy Tech North American Named U.S. Distributor for CashManager Financial Software

Handy Tech North American Named U.S. Distributor for CashManager Financial Software

For over 20 years, Accomplish CashManager has been widely used throughout New Zealand and Australia. The software has made waves by being available to assist the blind community and in December 2008 the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind (RNZFB) endorsed the product's accessibility for the blind and partially sighted. Now United States customers can purchase this accessible, feature rich and easy to use financial management software from Handy Tech North America and its’ dealers. - June 09, 2011 - Accomplish

Auckland Cricket Announces the Reappointment of Aces Coach Paul Strang for Two More Years

Auckland Aces coach Paul Strang can concentrate fully on preparing his side for a Champions League campaign after confirmation that he has been reappointed to the role for a further two years. Strang had a hugely successful season at the helm of the Aces as they took out both the HRV Cup Twenty20... - June 07, 2011 - Auckland Cricket

Online Business Website Creation Service from Premium Online Writing: A New Way Out of the Recession?

Working from home offers security and peace of mind for thousands of people who have "figured it out" – but the home business industry is clogged with scammers and dodgy deals. Now a new online business creation service is offering a fast track to self-employment, as job security continues to decline around the world. - June 07, 2011 - Premium Online Writing

New Zealander’s Dream of Simple Home Renovations, a website where homeowners organise quotes from tradespeople, asked people to tell them about their dream renovation job. While most home renovation shows feature major makeovers, fewer than 5% of people who entered dreamed of rebuilding or making major renovations. Most... - June 01, 2011 -

Queenstown Kitchens Teach Young and Aspiring Chefs

Twelve young Queenstowners are set to benefit from a six-week introductory cookery course that will introduce them to chef careers in the hospitality industry as they are mentored by top Queenstown chefs. - May 26, 2011 - Crowne Plaza Queenstown Art and Craft Supplies and Up4Sale Online Auctions Merger

Recently, completed a successful merger with Up4Sale. While CraftMe represents the creative marketing and the public relations establishment, Up4Sale is the technical team behind the website, the people that brought you the best online shopping system in the world, allowing people to open... - May 21, 2011 - Ltd

Videos from Real Parents Show the Positive Side of Cloth Nappies

Christchurch mum Tash Page is spearheading a unique new effort to show parents the positive side of cloth nappies – via video entries from real mums and dads who use cloth rather than disposables. - April 30, 2011 - BeBops

Launch of New Lucid Dreaming Forum

The World of Lucid Dreaming has launched a dedicated forum - an online community for the discussion of lucid dreams and out of body phenomena. - April 27, 2011 - World of Lucid Dreaming

The Art of Lucid Dreaming - Now Available on Amazon Kindle

The definitive guide to lucid dreaming for beginners is now available on Amazon's Kindle ebook reader, featuring expert insights and techniques to control your dreams. - April 26, 2011 - World of Lucid Dreaming

Diamond Store Goes Global After the Christchurch Quake

Following two devastating earthquakes in Christchurch New Zealand, Dan Joines CEO of Polished Diamonds was more determined than ever to launch his global jewelry business online. - April 23, 2011 - Polished Diamonds

Mobile Development New Zealand Launches Call Scheduler

Call Scheduler is an exciting new application to help manage busy professionals call schedules. Users are automatically reminded of scheduled calls when a Bluetooth® hands-free device is connected. Call Scheduler has been released through Android Market™. Android Market is... - April 20, 2011 - Mobile Development New Zealand

Visfleet Appoints Australian Distributors

Visfleet announces the appointment of two distributors to drive adoption of its flagship product vWorkApp in Australia. - April 14, 2011 - vWorkApp

Accomplish CashManager 2011 Released. New Version Improves Stock, Sales and Accessibility.

Accounting software vendor Accomplish has launched a new version of CashManager that introduces new enhancements that makes the simplest desktop SME accounting package even easier to use. There are a number of enhancements with some key changes included in this release. “We are really... - April 11, 2011 - Accomplish

DIY Bride Launches Innovative Favor Company - Paper Angel

Innovative wedding favor company setting the pace for modern, custom wedding favors. - March 27, 2011 - Paper Angel Printables

Launch of New Shetland Sheepdog Forum

Sheltie Planet, the website dedicated to the love of Shetland Sheepdogs, is proud to announce the launch of a new Free Sheltie Forum. - March 25, 2011 - Sheltie Planet

Up4Sale NZ- a Relaunch of New Zealand's Free Online Auctions & Online Stores Ecommerce Software Solutions

Up4Sale NZ shop free online auctions, cheap New Zealand online shopping stores mall, shopping cart ecommerce software, free auctions stores site. Browse, swap, bid, buy, and sell online up for sale, for sale NZ online shops. (source: - March 23, 2011 -

Perreaux Appoints Sound Venture as UK Distributor

Leading home audio manufacturer Perreaux appoints specialist hi-fi distributor Sound Venture as their exclusive distribution partner in the United Kingdom. - March 18, 2011 - Perreaux Industries Ltd.

EM to Help Clean-Up City of Christchurch After Earthquake

NatureFarm NZ, manufacturer of Effective microorganisms (EM), is supplying its organic microbial product to support the ongoing clean up of the disaster struck city. One of EM’s many functions includes odour control and waste management. Through this it will aid in restoring polluted water... - March 05, 2011 - NatureFarm NZ

World’s First Wikimusical Ready for Contributors

The Xerxes’ Atlas team in Auckland have today announced they’re ready for contributors to the world’s first Wikimusical. Like the jet boat, the bungee jump, and even the humble pineapple lump; this is a true New Zealand invention. ‘Xerxes’ Atlas’, the... - March 03, 2011 - Xerxes' Atlas – Wellington Hosts Summerfest Worser Bay 2011 on 27 February 2011 is pleased to announce 2011 Summerfest Worser Bay. On Sunday 27th February 2011, the Worser Bay Boating Club will host Summerfest from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. - February 23, 2011 -

New Zealand 3D Innovator Ready to Rock the Art World with Virtual Galleries

New Zealand based 3D innovator today launches its suite of 3D virtual art galleries to a worldwide audience, bringing to market the result of 5 years research and development. Jason Catterall, Business Development Manager for the company: "For the first time, art can be viewed... - February 15, 2011 -

biggAIR Screens for the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

German biggAIR Gmbh getting ready to supply it's giant screens for the Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand. - January 06, 2011 - biggAIR GmbH

"The Rogers Family Xmas - When Xmas Goes Bad" - a 4Knights Film Release

Feature Film Production Company Four Knights, who brought indie feature film, "I'm Not Harry Jenson" to cinema screens earlier this year have released an online xmas series just in time for the holiday season. "The Rogers Family Xmas" pushes the boundaries of what is on sites... - December 14, 2010 - 4 Knights Film

The Art of Lucid Dreaming - a New eBook Release

With the release of 2010's sci-fi blockbuster movie, Inception, the world has finally "woken up" to the concept of self awareness in dreams... This scientifically-proven phenomenon is known as lucid dreaming. How do you become a lucid dreamer? That's what The Art of Lucid Dreaming, a new e-book release by Rebecca Turner, is all about. - November 25, 2010 - World of Lucid Dreaming

NZ Wedding Directory Releases New Broadcast Your Wedding Service

NZ Wedding Directory ( has just released a live wedding broadcast service that will enable family and friends to be part of that special day as it happens from anywhere in the world. - November 04, 2010 - NZ Wedding Directory

Up4Sale NZ - New Zealand's Free Online Auctions & Online Stores Shopping Carts Ecommerce Software Solutions

UpforSale- Up4Sale NZ shop free online auctions, cheap New Zealand online shopping stores mall, shopping cart ecommerce software, free auctions stores site. Browse, swap, bid, buy, and sell online up for sale, for sale NZ online shops. - October 05, 2010 -

Local Search Company Connects Businesses' Social Media Efforts with Searchers, the largest searchable directory of New Zealand websites which profiles over 150,000 websites, is helping New Zealand businesses to promote their social marketing content through the appealing Site Profile pages ( This week celebrated the... - September 28, 2010 - Limited

World Cup Drives New Zealand Motorhome Demand

The 2011 New Zealand Rugby World Cup has sparked such a strong demand for accommodation and transport that leisure vehicle rental company Apollo Motorhome Holidays is ramping up campervan and motorhome production by 25% from their Auckland factory. - September 23, 2010 - Apollo Motorhomes

TextWrite Launches Edgy New PR Blog

Full-service PR consultancy TextWrite aims to deliver a view from the trenches with its new PRBlog, a take on the “exciting, dynamic and frequently quirky world” of New Zealand public relations. And, in the spirit of social media, it’s not shy of ruffling a feather or two. Recent... - August 14, 2010 - TextWrite

TextWrite Moves to New Zealand

Public relations consultancy and editorial services provider TextWrite has opened its doors in New Zealand, from where it will service the NZ, Australian and SE Asian markets. Formerly based near Oxford in the United Kingdom, the company now calls New Zealand home. It’s offering the same... - August 13, 2010 - TextWrite

Muros Launches Innovative Decorative Wall Panel Designs

International decorative wall panel specialist, Muros International, today released four new wall paneling designs. The new decorative panels include stone and rock and the company's first contemporary styles in weave and polished concrete. Muros International now offers a range including over 60 innovative wall panelling designs. - July 30, 2010 - Muros International - Decorative Wall Panels

Aly Cook - Nominee for New Zealand Female Country Artist of the Year 2010

Aly Cook - Nominee for New Zealand Female Country Artist of the Year 2010

Tasman Singer-Songwriter Aly Cook is one of 3 final nominee for New Zealand Female Country Artist of the Year 2010. Aly features other kiwi artists on her own growing weekly live webcast on After raising US$20k on Aly has been recording her debut album "Brand New Day" with Top Kiwi Producer Alan Jansson. The title track boasts a guest vocal from Kiwi music icon Sharon O'Neill & Many other high profile musicians appear on the forthcoming album. - July 07, 2010 - alycook

Merco Software Intelligence Launches a Unique New Cloud Based ERP System-Merco

A successful software company in New Zealand creates a fully integrated web-based ERP system to meet the demands of modern business. - June 26, 2010 - Merco Software Intelligence

Mello Apps Limited launches Halal Scanner for the iPhone with an Innovative Ingredient Scanner

Mello Apps Limited launches Halal Scanner for the iPhone with an Innovative Ingredient Scanner

Developed by Mello Apps Limited, Halal Scanner takes a photo of the ingredients label of a food product and determines the halal status of any food additives contained in the product automatically. Users also have the option of searching through a database of food additives on the iPhone instead of using the iPhone camera. - April 03, 2010 - Mello Apps Limited

Hamurana Lodge Launching NZ Elements Luxury Health Sports Week in Rotorua New Zealand

Following the success of Bali, experience the Holistic Fitness Adventure right here in New Zealand. One week of intensive workouts, high and low impact exercises, Yoga/Pilates, daily massage/spa and luxuries of a 5 star boutique hotel. - March 15, 2010 - Hamurana Lodge

DIDXchange Members Empower Users with Phone Numbers from a Most Livable Country New Zealand

Super Technologies, Inc. via its wholesale DIDXchange service has announced the addition of the New Zealand phone numbers to 16,200 telephony service providers' DIDX marketplace. New Zealand is a developed country that ranks highly in international comparisons on human development, quality of... - March 14, 2010 - Super Technologies, Inc. DIDX

How Improving Speech Can Change Lives with SpeechSchool.TV

The way you speak is one of the most personal things about you. It impacts on your success in professional and social settings, from job interviews to meeting new people. In a competitive employment market, those with the ability to speak clearly and with conviction have the edge. A new programme, based at the e-centre at Massey University, claims it can help to neutralise foreign accents, improve speech clarity and reduce speech problems such as mumbling and stuttering. - February 18, 2010 - SpeechSchool.TV

Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Names Business Development Manager and Forms a Joint Venture with Royale International Couriers

Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Ltd in Auckland has appointed George Dobovanszky as business development manager with a focus on the development of the freight forwarder’s cargo volumes in the US - New Zealand trade. - February 11, 2010 - Famous Pacific Shipping

New Research Forum Established to Help Drive Economic Growth in New Zealand

The International Institute for Software Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Inc. (IISEIE) and NZICT Group form the ICT Research Forum. The ICT Research Forum (the Forum) will focus on bringing together industry, academia and government research communities to conduct research and make... - January 23, 2010 - International Institute for Software Economics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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