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An algorithm dunnit: anatomy of Spark’s mid-match surrender

Article – BusinessDesk

Friday night’s Rugby World Cup opening ceremony and first match, Japan vs Russia, rolled down the international telecommunications cables to New Zealand so seamlessly for Spark Sport that freshly departed Spark chief executive Simon Moutter couldn’t … Read more »

School Project in East Timor Brings Veterans Together

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand, Australian and Timorese military veterans are working together to bring educational opportunities to East Timorese youth in the town of Same. Read more »

New Zealand’s population reflects growing diversity

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Results from the 2018 Census show New Zealands cultural make-up is becoming more diverse after high population growth in the past five years, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Spark Sport reaches 60,000 livestreams

Press Release – Spark

Spark Sport reaches 60,000 livestreams on an exciting opening night of Rugby World Cup 2019 Spark Sport had a very successful Rugby World Cup debut tonight, with almost 60,000 customers tuning in live to watch the opening ceremony and hosts Japan beat … Read more »

NZDF Attends Commemorations in East Timor

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

NZDF Attends Commemorations to Mark International Mission in East Timor A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) contingent participated today in the 20th anniversary commemorations of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET) mission in Dili. The commemoration … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Sept 19

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH (National) to the Minister of Finance : Does he stand by all of his statements, policies, and actions? Read more »

21 firefighter recruits graduate

Press Release – Fire and Emergency NZ

A champion triathlete, former rugby league star and a “cow cocky” are among the 21 firefighter recruits who graduated from Fire and Emergencys National Training Centre (NTC) today. Read more »

Submissions for the 17th edition of FIFO open

Press Release – FIFO Festival of Oceanian documentary films

Submissions for the 17th edition of the Oceanian International Documentary Film Festival (FIFO) 2020 are open. Read more »

LOIMATA – the final journey home

Press Release – Elephant Publicity

The Kiwi Film That Tracks The Final Voyage of One of Samoas Great Waka Builders Steers Its Course for International Shores Read more »

Governance Clinic to Boost Citizen Engagement

Press Release – United Nations Development Programme

Aimeliik State, Palau (18 September 2019) A governance clinic planned for Aimeliik State, the administrative division of the island country of Palau, aims to increase the understanding of local residents on the roles and responsibilities of central … Read more »