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Uber launches its Jump e-bikes into Auckland

By RNZ The 655 Jump by Uber e-bikes that will be gradually rolled out follow the launch of the brand's e-scooters in the city in January. READ MORE: • Jump by Uber launches in Auckland as council boosts e-scooter numbers... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Uber, Business, Auckland, RNZ


House price increases break new yearly records, regions most affected

By RNZ The Real Estate Institute's house price index - which measures the changing value of property in the market - rose 7 per cent in the year to January to a record high of 2922.The volume of sales in Auckland rose 9.7 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Real Estate Institute, RNZ


With New Zealand Ad Deal, NYC Tourism Extends Partnerships to All Regions of the Globe

In Auckland today, New York City's destination marketing organization and its counterpart in New Zealand's largest city announced a new agreement to market the two destinations while sharing best practices on sustainable tourism. The pact, which also includes Air New Zealand, is NYC & Company's first in the South Pacific, which means it currently has...
Tags: Travel, New York City, Advertising, New Zealand, South Pacific, Auckland, Air New Zealand, All Regions of the Globe


Elton John Stricken With Pneumonia, Cuts New Zealand Show Short

Elton John has pneumonia, and it’s unclear if he’ll continue what he says is his final world tour. “I played and sang my heart out, until my voice could sing no more,” he said in a tweet. “I’m disappointed, deeply upset and sorry. I gave it all I had.” John, 72, abruptly left the stage during Sunday’s concert in Auckland and returned minutes later for two more songs before saying, “I’ve just completely lost my voice. I can’t sing. I’ve got to go. I’m sorry,” the BBC reports. Earlier in the set h...
Tags: Music, News, Australia, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Bbc, Elton John, John, Auckland, Overnight, Onetime, Elton John Stricken


US billionaire Julian Robertson seeks consent for Waiheke Island lodge

US billionaire Julian Robertson's plans for a luxury lodge on Auckland's Waiheke Island are being assessed by Auckland Council after his representatives applied for resource consent before Christmas. The application was lodged just... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Auckland, Auckland Council, Waiheke Island, Julian Robertson


Elton John Cuts Concert Short Due to Walking Pneumonia

Elton John was forced to cut short a concert in New Zealand after falling ill with walking pneumonia, according to the BBC and multiple news outlets. The singer, who is continuing his multi-year farewell tour, lost his voice mid-way through his set at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday. “I’ve just completely lost my voice. […]
Tags: News, Bbc, Elton John, New Zealand, Auckland, Mount Smart Stadium


Elton John cuts short New Zealand gig after catching pneumonia

Singer ‘deeply upset and sorry’ for cutting short farewell concert in AucklandSir Elton John has said he is “deeply upset and sorry” for cutting short a concert in New Zealand after being diagnosed with a mild form of pneumonia.The musician, 72, was performing at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday when he lost his voice and broke down in tears on stage. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, World news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Elton John, New Zealand, Auckland, Mount Smart Stadium, AucklandSir Elton John


Colin Munro, Mark Chapman take Auckland to Ford Trophy title

Munro set up the chase with a 60-ball 104 before Chapman's unbeaten 84 sealed it
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Ford, Auckland, Chapman, Munro, Colin Munro Mark Chapman


First Australian evacuees set to leave Christmas Island after no reported cases of coronavirus

Australians evacuated from Wuhan will board three chartered flights on MondayThe first cohort of Australian evacuees are set to leave quarantine on Christmas Island on Monday, with no reported cases of the new coronavirus among the 277 Australian citizens and permanent residents held on the island.A government-chartered evacuation flight brought 241 Australians from Wuhan on 3 February, with another 36 arriving two days later, via a New Zealand government charter through Auckland, that left Chin...
Tags: Health, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Christmas Island, Wuhan, Auckland, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Big collapse of Chinese restaurants looms as customers stay away over virus fears

Many Auckland Chinese restaurants may be on the brink of collapse as fears over the coronavirus outbreak continue to drive away customers.Business at Auckland establishments has dropped byup to 60 per cent over recent weeks, and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland


Why Tinder’s new safety features won’t end harassment on the platform

The dating app Tinder has faced increasing scrutiny over abusive interactions on the service. In November 2019, an Auckland man was convicted of murdering British woman Grace Millane after they met on Tinder. Incidents such as these have brought attention to the potential for serious violence facilitated by dating apps. Amid ongoing pressure to better protect its users, Tinder recently unveiled some new safety features. The US version of the app added a panic button that alerts law enforcement t...
Tags: Startups, US, Tech, Auckland, Syndication, Grace Millane


Zespri awarded $15m after suing grower

Kiwifruit marketer Zespri has been awarded almost $15 million in damages by the High Court at Auckland after the firm's SunGold variety was unlawfully taken to China and distributed to other growers.The company said it started the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, High Court, Auckland, Zespri


SkyCity's mouldy car graveyard: The hidden risk within

Mould in cars trapped beneath the fire-damaged NZ International Convention Centre in Auckland could be dangerous to people's health, a specialist has warned.Tim Dorrington, technical manager of Papamoa Beach-based Mould Inspections,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Papamoa Beach, NZ International Convention Centre, Tim Dorrington, Mould Inspections


Jimmy Peau, who boxed as Jimmy Thunder, dead at 54

Samoa-born Jimmy Peau, who as Jimmy Thunder recorded one of the fastest knockouts in professional boxing with a first-punch victory over American Crawford Grimley, has died. Peau, who was born Ti'a James Senio Peau in Apia, Samoa, and grew up in New Zealand, recently underwent surgery for a brain tumor in Auckland friends said. As an amateur he won the gold medal in the super-heavyweight class at the 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Auckland, Samoa, Apia Samoa, Peau, Jimmy Peau, Jimmy Thunder, Crawford Grimley, James Senio Peau


WeWork signs deal with Krukziener for first premises in Auckland

A giant American commercial real estate company that leases offices has struck its first New Zealand deal, taking Auckland CBD premises owned by developer Andrew Krukziener.Balder Tol, WeWork's Australia and New Zealand manager,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland CBD, Krukziener, Andrew Krukziener Balder Tol WeWork


Trapped for 115 days: 180 cars yet to emerge from Convention Centre graveyard

After 115 days, around 180 vehicles remain trapped beneath the fire-damaged NZ International Convention Centre in Auckland, according to the head of the business which owns the property.The vehicle graveyard is yet to be disturbed... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, NZ International Convention Centre


Concentrix contact centre for Air New Zealand faces shift to Philippines

An Auckland call centre doing work for Air New Zealand faces a shift to the Philippines as part of a cost-saving drive.The airline says it is working with Concentrix "to assess the future location of the contact centre work they... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Philippines, Auckland, Air New Zealand


One thousand at-risk seagulls moved to make way for America's Cup ferry terminal

Project to move the red-billed gulls colony is believed to be New Zealand’s largest mass relocation of a bird colony The building of infrastructure for the America’s Cup has forced the relocation of 1,000 at-risk seagulls in Auckland, in what is believed to be New Zealand’s largest mass relocation of a bird colony.The project saw the colony of red-billed gulls moved from a space on Auckland’s waterfront that has been earmarked for a ferry terminal to be built for the sailing race, which will be ...
Tags: America, World news, Birds, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Sailing, America's Cup, Auckland


Plexure shares jump on raised forecast

Shares in NZX-listed mobile marketing company Plexure were up 7.6 per cent to 85c in mid-afternoon after it raised its already strong revenue guidance.The Auckland-based software company, which attracted fast-food operator McDonald's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, McDonald, NZX


New Air New Zealand boss Greg Foran's $9 million central Auckland lap of luxury

New Air New Zealand boss Greg Foran scaled the heights of America's corporate ladder to take charge of retail giant Walmart and now he appears to be returning to a lofty perch in Auckland.The Herald on Sunday understands Foran and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Walmart, Herald, Auckland, Foran, Greg Foran, New Air New Zealand


New Air NZ boss' $9m lap of luxury

New Air NZ boss Greg Foran scaled the heights of America's corporate ladder to take charge of retail giant Walmart and now he appears to be returning to a lofty perch in Auckland.The Herald on Sunday understands Foran and wife Ondrea... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Walmart, Herald, Auckland, Foran, Greg Foran, Ondrea


Phil Goff's emails hacked - 15,000 emails over 12 years offered for sale

Emails apparently sent and received by Auckland mayor Phil Goff over a 12-year period have been offered with a $20,000 price tag and appear to contain deeply personal information alongside council and Parliamentary work.Communications... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Phil Goff


EXCLUSIVE: Phil Goff's emails hacked - 15,000 emails over 12 years offered for sale

Emails apparently sent and received by Auckland mayor Phil Goff over a 12-year period have been offered with a $20,000 price tag and appear to contain deeply personal information alongside council and Parliamentary work.Communications... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Phil Goff


Why Bishop Auckland is the most dynamic town in northern England

A lovingly restored castle, modern tower and brand new galleries – this market town is punching above its cultural weight in 2020 [Author: Stuart Forster]
Tags: England, Auckland, Stuart Forster


Axed: Kiwi fashion designer Karen Walker lays off staff in label's Auckland workroom

Fashion designer Karen Walker has axed five staff from the popular label's Auckland workroom following a restructure and change in operating model.Walker said the brand had shifted from the "outdated fashion calendar" and had last... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Walker, Karen Walker


Auckland director fined for using illegal migrant labour

An Auckland company director has been fined $14,400 for using illegal migrant labour in a business specialising in steel beams.Linan Sun, the sole director of Ace Steel Beam Limited, was charged and fined for breaches of the Immigration... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Linan Sun, Ace Steel Beam Limited


Weekend in Auckland

Auckland is a major city near two of New Zealand’s largest harbours and is a great destination for all types of adventures. Even with a weekend trip, you can enjoy some of the best nature and urban experiences in Auckland. Take a look at this suggested itinerary and ideas for spending 2 or 3 days in Auckland and how you can see all the best attractions. Auckland Friday Evening When you arrive on Friday, you’ll have 72 hours in Auckland. Start with dinner at Cotto, a K’ Road restaurant with p...
Tags: Travel, New Zealand, Rainbow, Auckland, Weekend, Expedia, Queen Street, Benedict, Auckland City, Cotto, Cibo, Ponsonby Central, Rangitoto Island, Piha, Apero, Auckland War Memorial Museum


Fool's Luck

So It's been a while.Nothing much happened in Auckland so I didn't bother to write about it but guess what I'm not in Auckland anymore.I headed for Hahei a few days ago it was nice had a beautiful beach and I went to see Hot Water Beach and
Tags: Travel, Auckland


Diary of a coronavirus evacuee: 'Everyone's trying to avoid contact with each other' | Daniel Ou Yang

Australian Daniel Ou Yang, 21, was on the Air New Zealand flight out of virus-struck Wuhan to Auckland. Here he writes about the stress of his evacuationAt 2.52pm, we arrived at Wuhan Tianjin airport.The drive here was smooth, all the big wide roads with no cars on them. We made it through the checkpoints and arrived within an hour. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Wuhan, Auckland, Air New Zealand, Coronavirus outbreak, Daniel Ou Yang, Wuhan Tianjin


Labor to start sports rorts inquiry as Scott Morrison reshuffles cabinet – politics live

Labor believed to have numbers for grants probe while PM deals with National party turmoil as parliamentary year gets under way in earnest. All the day’s events, live 1.29am GMT If you are following the coronavirus story, you may have already seen this, but, it seems it is not just China annoyed at Australia now:New Zealand foreign minister Winston Peters said the Australian officials did not ask to use Auckland base for quarantining.We didn’t make the offer because the Australians had alre...
Tags: Australia, China, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, National party, Barnaby Joyce, Auckland, Anthony Albanese, John Alexander, Michael McCormack, Winston Peters