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New defibrillator units in the airport

07 December 2012

An effective way to reduce risk of death from sudden cardiac arrest in a public building is to ensure people have access to the increasingly user-friendly automatic external defibrillators (AEDs

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Hair today gone tomorrow

07 December 2012

It was business unusual in part of Auckland Airport’s domestic terminal on November 30 as five airport firefighters got out their razors for charity.

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Painting the town white

07 December 2012

A familiar face pops up in Nancy Lan’s short film on the White Roofs Project – Auckland Airport sustainability advisor Martin Fryer.

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Offer Opening Announcement

30 November 2012

Auckland International Airport Limited (“Auckland Airport”) today announced it is making an offer of up to NZ$100 million of unsecured unsubordinated fixed rate bonds (“Bonds”).

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City takes international award

05 November 2012

Auckland is on top of Australasia, at least it is according to this year’s World Travel Awards – it has been named the region’s top destination.

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Safety First

05 November 2012

Keeping Auckland Airport a safe and secure place for everyone to enjoy takes commitment, vigilance and your help – hence the Crimestoppers NZ Integrity Plus service.

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Director Independence Declaration

25 October 2012

As required by NZX Listing Rule 3.3.3(a) the board of Auckland International Airport Limited has determined that the following directors are independent as that term is defined in NZX Listing Rule 1.6.1:

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Sir Wilson Whineray - Director

24 October 2012

It was with enormous sadness that we received the news yesterday of the passing of Sir Wilson Whineray, a long-serving Director of Auckland Airport, and a great New Zealander.

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Simulation tests crisis readiness

28 September 2012

As passengers went about their business at Auckland Airport on September 14 they were blissfully unaware of the activity going on behind the scenes as teams dealt with a “fire” in the domestic terminal.

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Keeping Auckland Airport Safe in October

28 September 2012

The number of high profile visitors passing through the gateway to New Zealand has made it a busy month for the Auckland Airport Police, however this month we wanted to paint a picture of some of the less obvious factors of our working week.

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China tourist numbers surge into third place

28 September 2012

China has overtaken the United States to become New Zealand’s third biggest tourist market, and is poised to move into second according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest International Visitors Survey.

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Proximity plus

31 August 2012

Toll Global Forwarding is settling in nicely to its new Westney Road warehouse facility in the Auckland Airport Business District.

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Top award recognises contribution to safety

31 August 2012

Auckland Airport Airfield Manager Dennis Millington has become the first person from the airport sector to receive an individual Civil Aviation Director’s Award, recognising his outstanding contribution to safety in aviation.

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Good cause leads firefighters into the snow

31 August 2012

It’s not every day you see firefighters in their full gear snowboarding down a mountain while attached to a fire hose, but that’s just what early bird Coronet Peak visitors were treated to last month.

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Auckland Airport Police

05 August 2012

The Airport Police have a responsibility to police all land owned by the Auckland Airport Company (and of course, beyond those boundaries), and we do this in conjunction with many partner agencies.

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Shooting for gold

05 August 2012

Community sporting groups, schools and Marae once again have a chance to receive a slice of a $25,000 fund as part of the 2012 Auckland Airport Gold Medal Awards.

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Experiencing China

05 August 2012

It’s not every day you get to go on a $10,000 adventure in China for free, but that’s just what Tony Mengel got to do after he won a competition exclusively open to AA members last year

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Attracting more Taiwanese tourists

05 August 2012

Two Taiwanese celebrity guests were introduced to New Zealand last month as part of a new high-profile traveller campaign to grow inbound tourism from Taiwan, the next phase of Auckland Airport’s Ambition 2020 initiative.

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We love Queenstown

29 June 2012

An Argentinean working in Queenstown as a housekeeper has won Auckland Airport’s "I Love Queenstown" photo competition with this stunning shot of paragliders over the city.

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Open all hours

29 June 2012

Once the doors of Jetts Fitness open on July 14 at their new Auckland Airport location, they won’t be closing.

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Real life education

29 June 2012

Auckland Airport and students at Papatoetoe High School are all feeling the benefits of their Business Education Partnership (BEP).

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Turning on the lights

01 June 2012

A new kind of light is landing at Auckland Airport’s departures area, saving energy at the same time as creating a much-improved environment for staff and customers.

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Something smells fantastic

01 June 2012

Renowned Kiwi fragrance and bodycare brand Ecoya has chosen Auckland Airport’s international terminal for their first ever retail space.

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New team members for AES

01 May 2012

Airport Emergency Services (AES) welcomed two new recruits earlier this year but only after they had gone through, and passed, an intense 15-week training programme.

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Abbeville Estate opens

01 May 2012

Auckland and the Auckland Airport Business District now have access to a carefully restored piece of local heritage with the opening of Abbeville Estate.

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Corporate fitness challenge

02 April 2012

Working in a corporate environment can sometimes be unhelpful in living a healthy, fit life, which is part of the motivation behind a new initiative from In Balance Personal Training Studio.

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Learning on wheels

02 April 2012

The 12 brand new mountain bikes and helmets at Southern Cross College represent more than just cycling. They will help encourage an active lifestyle, teach safety on the roads and provide students with an alternative to more traditional sports.

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Fun times in the snow

02 April 2012

Auckland Airport will be helping encourage the world to check out the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest winter party after signing up as the Community Partner to the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival 2012.

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Airport sustainability on the small screen

02 April 2012

Auckland Airport’s award-winning sustainability practices are attracting plenty of attention, and appearing as a case study on a Travel Wild TV series gives them exposure in key overseas markets.

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Airport assists in sailors mad dash

02 April 2012

When an expectant father hears of the birth of his child, nothing will get in his way as he races to be by the mother’s side. When that involves flying half way around the world, however, a little more effort is required.

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Healthy and quick at Habitual Fix

04 March 2012

When it comes to lunch, if you want something fast you often have to compromise on the health factor and you can’t get exactly what you want. Not so at Habitual Fix.

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Standing up on the court

04 March 2012

For South Auckland’s Air Raiders basketball team, sport is more than just a game, it’s about encouraging and developing healthy attitudes to competition, sport and life in general.

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Climbing the escalators to raise money

04 March 2012

For the past three years Auckland Airport’s firefighters have climbed the Sky Tower to raise money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand, using the Airport’s escalators to train.

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Waste management group created

04 March 2012

With so many opportunities to recycle waste, airport users – from passengers to tenants – are currently contributing about 20 per cent of the waste generated at the airport to recycling.

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Finding your field of dreams

03 February 2012

Manukau kids have been getting a sporting chance for the past three years through the groundbreaking charity John Walker Find your Field of Dreams Foundation.

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Luxurious lounge opens

03 February 2012

China Southern Airlines have opened the biggest and most luxurious VIP lounge in China – the Sky Pearl International VIP Lounge – at Guangzhou Biyun International Airport.

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12 Days of Christmas recipients

03 February 2012

Auckland Airport was able to make 12 charities very happy just before the Christmas period when they distributed $120,000, donated as change by passengers passing through the airport over the year.

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Sustainability plan awarded

03 February 2012

As it comes to the end of its first five-year action plan Auckland Airport’s fantastic efforts were recognised in the S60 Sustainable Business Awards 2011.

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Christmas cheer for foster children

03 February 2012

Local community agency Lifewise and Auckland Airport staff made Christmas that much brighter for a group of foster children and their foster families with a party at Butterfly Creek.

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Vote for Auckland Airport in Skytrax awards

03 February 2012

Auckland Airport has been voted the best airport in the Australia Pacific region for the third year running, and has improved its Top 10 placing in the Best Airports in the World over this time – moving from 10th to 9th to 8th place in the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards.

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First airport campervan park opens

03 February 2012

Auckland Airport has opened New Zealand’s first on-airport campervan facility to provide the growing “self-drive” holiday market with a conveniently located place to rest up and relax before safely beginning their journeys around New Zealand.

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Best in the world again

03 February 2012

Air New Zealand cemented its position reputation as one of the world’s favourite airlines when it was picked as the world’s best airline by Air Transport World magazine.

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