Finalists named for the UK New Zealander of the Year 2012 27 Jan 2012
- Final TPPA intellectual property chapter leaked News
- PM welcomes Australian Prime Minister’s visit to NZ News
- Premier Club Cricket To Get Underway With Some Big Names Living
- Ans Westra: Selected Images Living
- Review aims to lift organ donations rates News
- Onion industry joins GIA biosecurity agreement News
- Calder Stewart Cycling Series titles still up for grabs Living
- Rotorua Community Corrections opened News
- Disabled Diving NZ stand out winner at Start-up Pitch Night Living
- Hamilton teen wins Passchendaele comp News
They are Kent Gardener, Bronwen Horton and Paul Kendrick, who all helped raise funds for the Canterbury earthquake appeal.
Gardener made a big contribution in the Step Up for Christchurch effort; Horton contributed to Canterbury earthquake fundraising and also founded the New Zealand Business Women's Network in the UK in 2009; while Kendrick also contributed towards the Canterbury Earthquake fundraising.
All three were recognised for the involvement and contribution that they made to enhancing New Zealand’s profile in the UK over the last year.
The award, established by the New Zealand Society in 1999, will be presented to the winner at the society’s annual Waitangi Day Charity Dinner at Plaisterers’ Hall in London on February 10.
The tragic consequences of the Canterbury earthquake and the continuing aftershocks resulted in an unprecedented response from the New Zealand community in the UK, society president John Greager said today.
``This is reflected in a number of excellent nominations we received for the 2012 award, and the finalists chosen for the award.”
Previous winners have included: Terry Smith, chairman of Sir Keith Park’s memorial campaign and chief executive of Fundsmith; Anna Hansen, chef and founder of The Modern Pantry restaurant in London; Esther Jessop, founder of Ngati Ranana, the London Maori cultural group; New Zealand war memorial architect, Jon Rennie; Susan and Tom Glynn, New Zealand restaurateurs in London; equestrian champion Mark Todd; golfer Michael Campbell; former secretary general of the Commonwealth Don McKinnon; and chef Peter Gordon.
As part of the NZ Society’s official annual celebrations, a Waitangi Day evening service will be held at St Lawrence Jewry in London February 9.
(Word of Mouth Media)
6 Oct 2015 News
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Economic Development Hon Nathan Guy Minister for Primary Industries more
6 Oct 2015 Business News
Business lobbies, wine growers, meat sector welcome TPP Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Business lobbies, wine growers and the country's... more
6 Oct 2015 Business News
NZ business confidence drops to four-year low as economic outlook worries firms Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business ... more
28 Sep 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand Automobile Association Media Release: 28 September 2015 Popularity of new guide fuelled by pedal power New Zealanders... more
6 Oct 2015 Property
Auckland house prices rise to record in September as regulations loom, Barfoot says Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house prices ... more
28 Sep 2015 Property
Chinese property investors are rapidly disappearing from the auction room, says the boss of Auckland's biggest real estate... more
21 Sep 2015 Migration
NZ's annual net migration reaches record 60,300 in August on Indian, Chinese students By Jonathan Underhill Sept. 21... more
28 Sep 2015 Travel & Tourism
An increase in overseas visitors seeking a winter break resulted in an additional 10,000 holiday arrivals to New Zealand in August, as... more
8 Sep 2015 Travel & Tourism
Article - BusinessDesk Smartpay forecasts second year of earnings decline By Tina Morrison Sept. 8 (BusinessDesk) - Smartpay... more
6 Oct 2015 Rugby
RWC 2015 Set to Welcome European Qualifiers Georgia and Romania can confirm their attendance this weekend Final placings likely to go... more
6 Oct 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on the TPP deal reached in Atlanta If the TPP was the Rugby World Cup, the New Zealand team probably wouldn’t ... more
5 Oct 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the TPP countdown, and Mary Margaret O’Hara While Australia and the US have... more
6 Oct 2015 Appointments
Article - BusinessDesk Sanford appoints Rob McLeod to board, seeks tie-up with Maori fisheries By Paul McBeth Oct. 6 ... more
23 Sep 2015 Appointments
Fonterra director Ian Farrelly replaces Ralph Norris on shareholders' fund board Sept. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative... more
2 Oct 2015 Recruitment
'Close to zero' chance of another bum hire, says FMA's Everett Oct. 2 (BusinessDesk) - Financial Markets Authority chief... more