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Quest Griffith and Quest Robina Adopt BeyondTV GuestCast™ to Provide Guests With Latest in Content Casting Functionality

MELBOURNE, Australia — June 30, 2020 — BeyondTV (BTV), a full-service provider of guestroom entertainment services and solutions for the hospitality industry, has announced the successful implementation of BeyondTV GuestCast™ at Quest Griffith and Quest Robina. Owned and operated under the Quest Apartment Hotels franchise, one of the largest and most successful apartment hotel brands within Australasia, Quest Griffith, located within the Riverina region, and Quest Robina, situated on Aust...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Australasia, Gold Coast, Melbourne Australia, Griffith, Riverina, Quest Robina Owned, Quest Apartment Hotels, Liveport

US Open exemptions available through UK Swing on European Tour

The 9th hole of Winged Foot Golf Club West Course in Mamaroneck, N.Y. photographed on June 26-27, 2019 (Copyright USGA/Russell Kirk) Participants in the European Tour’s new UK Swing will have even more to play for following confirmation that ten spots in the 2020 U.S. Open Championship will be available for the highest placed finishers in the mini ord...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Sport, Austria, Newcastle, Ian Poulter, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Phil Mickelson, Rory Mcilroy, Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia, Pga Tour

Covid-19 coronavirus: Kiwi manufacturer buoyed by overseas demand as NZ re-opens

If overseas inquiries to industrial engineering company NDA Group are any yardstick, the perception that New Zealand is back in business after Covid-19 is already working in Kiwi manufacturers' favour.Australasia's largest stainless... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Australasia, Kiwi, NDA Group

Green design at Te Mirumiru center honors Maori history

Architecture encompasses a lot of things. It’s art. It’s function. It’s culture. The Te Mirumiru Early Childhood Education Centre is an example of all three, with the added achievement of a low environmental impact.  The setting is Kawakawa, New Zealand, and the client is a Maori tribe looking for a school that represents the history of the land and its people. In coordination with Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA), the project adopted many symbols from the beliefs of the Maori people. T...
Tags: Design, Bali, Architecture, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Green Building, Australasia, Green Design, Green Roof, Passive Design, Green School, Collingridge, Sustainable Architecture, Greenstar, World Green Building Council, Te Mirumiru

European Tour to stage Qualifying School event in Australia

Rosebud Country Club near Melbourne will stage the first European Tour Qualifying School event outside Europe when it hosts a First Stage qualifier from September 1-4. Credit: Rosebud Country Club The European Tour Qualifying School will make its first appearance outside of Europe when Rosebud Country Club, on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia hosts a First Stage event in 2020...
Tags: Europe, Australia, Sport, Asia Pacific, Pga, Golf, European Tour, Dubai, Oman, Denmark, Melbourne, Mauritius, Australasia, Hills, Lee, Melbourne Australia

Mooney goes down fighting in Staysure Tour card bid

Staysure Tour Q-School graduates (L to R) Euan McIntosh, Andrew Raitt, Michael Long, David Morland IV and Carl Suneson. Picture: Getty Images Damian Mooney gave his all but came up two shots shy in his bid for one of five cards at the Staysure Tour Qualifying School in Portugal.He carded a three-under 68 to finish tied ninth on six-under-par — his bid for a card halted by a moment...
Tags: Europe, Australia, Scotland, US, Sport, Long, Golf, Pga Tour, Portugal, New Zealand, Smith, St George, Australasia, Joyner, Bennett, Hill

Revealed: Air New Zealand's direct Christmas flights to New York

Dreaming of a wintry Christmas in the Big Apple? Air New Zealand has officially opened bookings for direct flights from Auckland to New York.The world's first non-stop link between Australasia and New York kicks off on October... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, New Zealand, Auckland, Australasia, Air New Zealand

Areez Katki: Bildungsroman at the Otago Museum

Otago Museum is thrilled to host Areez Katki’s acclaimed textile-based art exhibition, Bildungsroman, at the H D Skinner Annex opening on Saturday 11 January. The embroidered works explore Katki’s two, often conflicting, identities. Katki is a Parsi, an ethnoreligious group originally from Iran who fled to India during the first Muslim invasion between the 8th and 10th century. The Parsis are an opaque and insular population, traditionally only marrying within their community and keeping cent...
Tags: Art, Life, India, Iran, West, New Zealand, Mumbai, Auckland, Australasia, Persia, Dunedin, Auckland New Zealand, Parsi, Otago Museum, Malcolm Smith Gallery, Art Collector

Team Bushnell Finishes Season Strong at 2019 Australasia Championship

Team Bushnell Finishes Season Strong at 2019 Australasia Championship OVERLAND PARK, Kansas –-( Team Bushnell shooters put an exclamation mark on the end of the 2019 season, bringing home top place finishes at the 2019 IPSC Australasia Handgun Championship. Competing overseas in the last match of the season, team members KC Eusebio and Jessie Harrison traveled to Lipa City, Batangas, where they tested their shooting skills against a field of over a thousand competitors from the ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Australasia, Harrison, Bushnell, Eusébio, Hoppe, Competitive Shooting News, KC Eusebio, Bushnell Bushnell, Jessie Harrison, Australasia Championship OVERLAND PARK, Kansas Ammoland com Team Bushnell, Lipa City Batangas, Production Optics Light Division, Bushnell First Strike

Golf Glance

EUROPEAN TOUR AND PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Gold Coast, Australia. Course: RACV Royal Pines Resort. Yardage: 7,364. Par: 72. Most Read StoriesShutdown likely at Boeing Renton as 737 MAX crisis extendsBoeing will halt Renton assembly lines for 737 MAX, but no layoffs for employeesSeahawks receiver Josh Gordon suspended indefinitely for violating […]
Tags: News, Sports, Australasia, Josh Gordon, RENTON, Boeing Renton

DIF Capital acquires energy platform BluEarth from OTTP

DIF Capital Partners has acquired Calgary-based energy platform BluEarth Renewables. The seller was Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. No financial terms were disclosed. Baker McKenzie, BMO Capital Markets, Agentis Capital and KPMG advised DIF on the deal while BMO, Desjardins and National Bank provided the financing. PRESS RELEASE 20 November 2019 | Toronto DIF Capital Partners, through its most recent fund DIF Infrastructure V (“DIF V”), is pleased to have closed the acquisition of 100% of BluEar...
Tags: Europe, Americas, Toronto, Trends, Amsterdam, Kpmg, North America, Alberta, Calgary, Australasia, Ontario, PHOENIX Arizona, Calgary Alberta, Ontario Teachers, Baker McKenzie, National Bank

Motive Partners collects more than $473 mln for inaugural fund

Motive Partners has raised more than $473 million for its debut fund. Motive Capital Fund I’s limited partners include public pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, alternative asset managers, family offices, endowments and foundations across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia. Houlihan Loukey served as placement agent while Gibson Dunn provided legal counsel. Motive Partners invests in financial and business services tech companies. PRESS RELEASE LONDON and NEW YORK, Nov. 4,...
Tags: New York, London, New York City, Trends, Middle East, Capital, Funds, Rob, Bob, Australasia, Financial Technology, Carlyle Group, Carlyle, North America Europe, Dun Bradstreet, Houlihan Lokey

After Sale of His Company, Catalyst Founder Forms Foundation to Promote Open Source Software in Law

John Tredennick, the Denver lawyer who founded the e-discovery company Catalyst Repository Systems in 2000 and sold it earlier this year to OpenText for $75 million, has now announced the launch of the Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that seeks to improve access to justice and make legal and regulatory compliance more efficient through the use of open source software. “Open source has revolutionized the way software is developed worldwide,” Tredennick, who will serve...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Asia Pacific, Merlin, Catalyst, Denver, Australasia, Tredennick, Bob Ambrogi, John Tredennick, Catalyst Repository Systems, Merlin Legal Open Source Foundation, Merlin Foundation, Lew Visscher, Separately Tredennick, Merlin Digital Magic

Audax acquires EIS from GPC

Audax Private Equity has acquired EIS Inc from Genuine Parts Company. No financial terms were disclosed. EIS is a provider of process materials, production supplies, specialty wire and cable and fabricated parts. And, GPC is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australasia, France, the U.K., Germany, Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium. PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) announced today that it has completed ...
Tags: Trends, Atlanta, Belgium, GPC, Australasia, Eis, Company, Canada Mexico, Audax Private Equity, Audax, PE Deals, Audax Private Equity Audax, Paul Donahue, Industrial/Manufacturing, EIS Inc, Canada Mexico Australasia France

3 days in Sydney, Australia – things to do and places to eat

Sydney is a vibrant city that offers a great combination of friendly people, amazing food options, green oases, and a stunning waterfront. This most visited city in Australia has over 5 million inhabitants and is home to many different nationalities. If you only have 3 days in Sydney, we’ve got you covered in this guest article from Sanne Grothe, who lived in Sydney for two years. Source
Tags: Travel, Australia, Activities, Culture, Museums, Guest Post, Sydney, Food And Drink, Sightseeing, Australasia, Misc, Sydney Australia, 3 days in Sydney, Sanne Grothe

Amazon just made a major investment in buzzy British food delivery unicorn Deliveroo. Here's what it is like to use.

Amazon in British food delivery startup Deliveroo, announced Friday. Deliveroo was launched in 2013 by Will Shu, a former banking analyst who was tired of the lack of options available when he had to eat at his desk. It is now one of the UK's most valuable startups, worth more than $2 billion at its last valuation, and will use its new funding for international expansion. We tested out its app to find out how easy it is to use. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Amazon just...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Europe, UK, London, US, Trends, Customers, Morgan Stanley, Australasia, Deliveroo, Will Shu, Middle East Asia, Martin Mignot, Amazon This, Europe While Deliveroo

Arsenal Capital Fund V LP raises $2.36 bln

Arsenal Capital Partners said April 25 that it closed its fifth fund on $2.36 billion. The firm’s last fund raised $1.3 billion. Arsenal, of New York, targets specialty industrials and healthcare platforms between $100 million and $500 million of enterprise value. PRESS RELEASE Arsenal Capital Partners Closes Fund V at $2.36 Billion Leading, Highly Specialized Firm Focuses on Specialty Industrials and Healthcare NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 – Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”), a leading specializ...
Tags: Europe, New York, Trends, United States, Arsenal, Funds, Australasia, Kirkland Ellis LLP, Middle East Asia, Arsenal Capital Partners, Patricia Grad, Jeff Kovach, Arsenal Capital Fund V LP, Arsenal of New York, Co Founder and Co Managing Partner of Arsenal, Fund V About Arsenal Capital Partners Arsenal

Meghan’s Mom Arrives in London, but Betting Market Says No Royal Baby This Week

WPA PoolIf you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, an all-new members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday.If you were due to have a baby in a foreign country, and wanted your mother to be there, how long before the due date would you ask your mum to fly in?Five days? A week? Ten days?Well, Meghan Markle’s mother arrived in the U.K. on Monday evening, it is being reported. Some saw this as evidence that Meghan’...
Tags: London, News, Africa, New Zealand, Harry, Kate, William, Paddy Power, Australasia, Meghan, Doria, MEGHAN MARKLE, Lindo Wing, Doria Ragland, Betting Market Says No Royal Baby This Week, SussexRoyal Instagram

Restaurant Brands lifts annual earnings but no final dividend

Restaurant Brands New Zealand won't pay a final dividend after lifting annual earnings 3.3 per cent, saying it wants to retain cash for a record capital spending programme that includes the roll-out of 60 Taco Bell stores across Australasia.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australasia, Taco Bell, Restaurant Brands New Zealand

Recorded Music Revenue Grows 9.7%, Streaming Up 34% Worldwide says IFPI

The global recorded music market was up 9.7% in 2018. That's the fourth consecutive year of growth, according to the recorded music industry trade group IFPI's Global Music Report 2019. Total revenue for 2018 was $19.1 billion. Streaming revenue grew 34% and accounted for 47% of global revenue, driven by a 32.9% increase in paid subscription streaming. There were 255 million users of paid streaming services at the end of 2018, with paid streaming accounting for 37% of total recorded music r...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Music, Mexico, Brazil, Streaming, Latin America, Australasia, Music Business, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, IFPI, Frances Moore

First stage of Australasia's largest shopping centre project opening this winter

Australasia's largest shopping centre project is bucking the trend for tardiness in major New Zealand building project, with the first phase of that $790 million Auckland giant opening around the target between July and September.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Auckland, Australasia


The same editing job that led me to complain about the hominid/hominin confusion brings us another such: the prehistoric continent now known, to some at least, as Sahul. To quote the Wikipedia article: Archaeological terminology for this region has changed repeatedly. Before the 1970s, the single Pleistocene landmass was called Australasia, derived from the Latin australis, meaning “southern”, although this word is most often used for a wider region that includes lands like New Zealand that are...
Tags: Australia, Wikipedia, Uncategorized, Hawaii, Linguistics, New Zealand, Richard Dawkins, Australasia, Paul Theroux, Australia New Zealand, Timor, Sahul, Filewood, Meganesia, Australinea, Australia New Guinea

Fleetcor to buy Nvoicepay

Fleetcor Technologies Inc said March 5 that it agreed to buy Nvoicepay Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Nvoicepay, of Beaverton, Oregon, provides cloud software that automates payments for suppliers. Buyouts reported in October that Nvoicepay was seeking another round of funding. Nvoicepay investors include Napier Park Financial Partners, Mosaik Partners, Silicon Valley Bank and Women’s Venture Capital Fund, the story said. Alston & Bird provided legal counsel to Fleetcor. Raymond James p...
Tags: Trends, Ap, M&a, Financial Services, Australasia, Beaverton Oregon, Cooley LLP, Alston Bird, Ron Clarke, FleetCor Technologies Inc, FLT, FleetCor, North America Latin America Europe, Nvoicepay, Karla Friede, Nvoicepay Inc Financial

Australian giant Scentre Group releases financials, confirms $790m Newmarket plans on track

ASX-listed shopping centre owner Scentre Group has released its annual result, reiterating costs and timing on Australasia's largest retail centre redevelopment which is in New Zealand.Westfield Newmarket is the Auckland shopping... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Australasia, ASX, Newmarket, Scentre Group, New Zealand Westfield Newmarket

BBC Earth Announces Five New Nature Documentaries, Including “Planet Earth III”

The team at BBC Earth have announced that they’re working on five new nature documentary series set to air in the next few years, including Planet Earth III and One Planet: Seven Worlds, narrated by David Attenborough. Here’s a teaser trailer: Fantastic news…Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II are two of the best documentaries I’ve seen in recent years. There’s more information about the new shows in these two BBC press release. Perfect Planet will be a unique fusion of blue chip natural hi...
Tags: Earth, Bbc, Netflix, Arctic, Antarctica, North America, David Attenborough, Australasia, Jason Kottke, Frozen Planet, South America Attenborough

IM Global Alum Tatyana Joffe Joins XYZ Films as Sales Chief

Tatyana Joffe has joined XYZ Films as president of international sales and distribution. Joffe will be in position to lead the charge at the European Film Market in Berlin. She will oversee Western Europe, Latin America, and Australasia. The XYZ new recruit was most recently at IM Global where she was EVP, international sales. Her […]
Tags: News, Berlin, Global, Im Global, Xyz Films, Australasia, Joffe, Nick Spicer, Tatyana Joffe, Western Europe Latin America

Paul Kelly: Interviewing an Australian Icon

None If you're not from Australasia, you might have heard of Paul Kelly. You might not have. He's toured overseas extensively, yes, though as he tells us, "when we tour America, we play in little clubs. I love that." It's not surprising that discrete, hole-in-the-wall venues suit Mr. Kelly. Despite a career spanning four decades, he has none of the arrogance that is seemingly required for international stadium tours. So perhaps it stands to reason that those north of the equator may not be ...
Tags: Feature, Music, Interview, Australia, America, Rock, Mick Jagger, Dylan Thomas, Kate, Gravy, Memphis, Alice, Australasia, Sylvia Plath, Paul Kelly, Kelly

Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology. Practice Build a Business Development System Sandra Bekhor The last thing any busy lawyer wants to add to their already overflowing plate is business development. Scratch that. The last thing any busy lawyer wants is the pressure to come up with a ‘winning’ new idea for business development and then to work on implementin...
Tags: Usa, Law, Britain, Ireland, Australasia, Tips Tuesday, Ken Fox, Legal Information Institutes, Research Writing Return