Finalists named for the UK New Zealander of the Year 2012 27 Jan 2012
- Connecting Coaches, Sky City, December 4-6 Living
- Government invests in Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Living
- Business Forum aims to promote Commonwealth trade Business
- One man dead in Kawerau crash News
- 2015 Finn Gold class Regatta Takapuna's Last Living
- Raggamuffin Removes Beenie Man From Line-up Living
- Asking Alexandria return to NZ Living
- One Love - Let’s Get Together And Feel Alright! Living
- Taupo Racetrack rebrands to Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park Living
- Inquiry highlights lessons from Penrose outage 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)
22 Nov 2015 News
New Zealand Government Rt Hon John Key Prime Minister 22 November 2015 PM welcomes closer partnership with ASEAN Prime ... more
20 Nov 2015 Business News
Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Tower, the general insurer, says it will report an annual loss next week after raising its provisioning for... more
17 Nov 2015 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ inflation expectations drift further below 2% mid-point Nov. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Longer term ... more
20 Nov 2015 Lifestyle
New Zealand’s recreation industry recognised 10 inspiring individuals and organisations at the New Zealand Recreation ... more
4 Nov 2015 Property
Auckland house price growth moderates in October as new rules introduced Nov. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland house price growth... more
12 Oct 2015 Migration
Those looking for a sense of security when immigrating to New Zealand or Australia, need look no futher than the first inusrance... 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
29 Oct 2015 Travel & Tourism
Internal Affairs says Australia's cloud passports only "conceptual" for now Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) - The Department of... more
22 Oct 2015 Travel & Tourism
Auckland Airport a 'conductor' for New Zealand tourism, CEO Littlewood says Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International... more
19 Nov 2015 Sport
New Zealand Rugby Union Richie McCaw retires from rugby Richie McCaw has today confirmed he is hanging up his boot... more
20 Nov 2015 Opinion
Gordon Campbell on why Islamic State’s growing weakness makes it more dangerous One of the great things about writing online... more
20 Nov 2015 Appointments
Article - BusinessDesk Cavalier promotes CFO Paul Alston to top job By Paul McBeth Nov. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Cavalier Corp, the... more
4 Nov 2015 Recruitment
Article - BusinessDesk UPDATE: NZ employment falls in third quarter, adding to case for further RBNZ rate cut (Recasts to... more