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North Queensland Airports refinance

20 December 2013

North Queensland Airport Group, in which Auckland Airport has a 24.55% shareholding, has announced that it has refinanced AUD $587 million of bank facilities, including AUD $88 million for future capital expenditure requirements.

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Merits review judgment

12 December 2013

Last night the High Court released its judgment on various appeals against input methodologies set by the Commerce Commission under Part 4 of the Commerce Act.

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Webcast re Capital Return

28 November 2013

A media and analyst webcast conference call with Auckland Airport’s chief financial officer Simon Robertson will be held at 11am today.

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Shopping centre revamp

04 November 2013

The next time you stop by the Auckland Airport shopping centre take a closer look; there have been some significant changes.

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Double award for Quad 5

04 November 2013

The Quad 5 building at Auckland Airport’s Business District received awards in both the sustainable architecture and commercial categories at the 2013 Auckland Architecture Awards.

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On time performance improvements

04 November 2013

Jetstar recorded its best New Zealand domestic on-time performance result for the year in September, with 89.7 per cent of domestic flights departing within 10 minutes of their scheduled departure time.

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Grant helps encourage reading

04 November 2013

Workbase Education Trust was one of 12 recipients in Auckland Airport’s 12 Days of Christmas initiative last year and their $10,000 grant is already hard at work helping to promote literacy among adults.

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Being prepared

04 November 2013

If you hear sirens around Auckland Airport on the morning of November 27, don’t think the worst, it’s probably the airport’s biennial crisis exercise.

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Shareholder poll results for Auckland Airport

24 October 2013

The annual meeting of shareholders of Auckland International Airport Limited was held at the Vodafone Events Centre today. All resolutions put to the meeting were passed by shareholders. Full details of the polls conducted are set out below.

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Lost items pop up in temporary park

30 September 2013

There was one extra green space at Auckland Airport on September 13 when members of The District community turned two parking spaces into a pop-up park to celebrate Park(ing) Day.

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Take a stroll down the Esplanade

29 September 2013

Walking around The District at Auckland Airport has just got a whole lot more pleasant, and it’s not only because the weather is starting to perk up again.

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Giving blood at Auckland Airport

29 September 2013

Around 125,000 units of blood are collected each year from around 1.76 million Kiwis and 27 litres of this year’s collection will have come from people who work in and around Auckland Airport.

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New access control system

29 September 2013

How you access the various parts of the airport is going to change over the next 12 months as Auckland Airport replaces its current access control system with one that will help enhance security at the airport, both now and into the future.

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The golden touch

28 September 2013

Twelve South Auckland schools and sporting organisations went home with their own pot of gold this week after Auckland Airport announced the winners of its 2013 Gold Medal awards.

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Lady luck visits Relay

02 September 2013

One customer at Auckland International Airport’s Relay store left with more than a few magazines after winning $250,000 on a very lucky Instant Kiwi ticket.

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Overland moves into The District

02 September 2013

Auckland Airport’s FLEX development has welcomed award-winning employer Overland Footwear Company – owner of iconic brands such as Overland, Mi Piaci and Merchant – as one of its newest tenant.

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Enthusiasm for internship programme

02 September 2013

Sixty Manukau Institute of Technology students were introduced to seven different retailers at Auckland Airport last month at an expo which was part of an internship programme.

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Dogs sniff out criminal cash

02 September 2013

Drug detector dogs at airports around the country will soon be trained to also sniff out large amounts of currency as part of a new method of targeting the proceeds of crime.

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Chilly racing raises money

02 September 2013

Anyone who caught a glimpse of a group of firefighters racing each other down Coronet Peak in their firefighting gear last month might have thought they were just having a bit of fun

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Airport sustainability update

04 August 2013

Reducing Auckland Airport’s energy, water, waste and carbon emissions from ground transport by 20 per cent by 2020 involves creating a number of detailed action plans

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Mountain Madness

04 August 2013

The southern hemisphere’s largest winter party went off with a bang – and a lot of snow – this year as thousands of people flocked to Queenstown for the annual Winter Festival in June.

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Waste minimisation at Auckland Airport

04 August 2013

Auckland Airport launched its Waste Minimisation Plan last month, outlining the changes to be made over the next year as the company looks to reach a recycling rate in excess of 40 per cent by 2020.

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TriStar moving in

01 July 2013

The Auckland Airport Business District welcomed another new tenant in April – Tri-Star Worldwide Logistics.

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Work experience at Auckland Airport

01 July 2013

Four senior students from Otahuhu College have been spending their Friday afternoons learning more about Auckland Airport in order to get a better understanding of the potential career paths the airport can offer.

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Looking to the future

01 July 2013

Students from four local high schools visited Auckland Airport in June to find out exactly how they could gain particular roles within the Airport,

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Dreamliner enters testing phase

01 July 2013

The delivery of Air New Zealand’s 787 Dreamliner aircraft came closer to reality last month when Boeing showed off the first of its 787-9 test planes to the media in Seattle.

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Logistics specialist on the move

01 July 2013

It was moving day for Transtar International Freight last month as the company took up residence at the FLEX building in the Auckland Airport Business District.

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SmartGate gets even smarter

01 July 2013

Seventy per cent of eligible New Zealand and Australian passport holders are using SmartGate on arrival and the new SmartGate Plus technology is set to push that number even higher.

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China workshop in action

01 July 2013

The lessons learned in a series of workshops to help Auckland Airport staff get a deeper understanding of Chinese visitors are already having an impact for retail businesses in the international terminal.

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Bluecoats branch out with Mandarin

01 July 2013

Since 1995 anyone needing a bit of help while navigating Auckland Airport has been able to turn to the Bluecoats, trained volunteers stationed around the international and domestic terminals

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Convenient new bus service

03 June 2013

Commuters travelling from Onehunga or Mangere to Auckland Airport now have a more convenient alternative to taking their cars – the Airporter bus route.

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Reaching for the top

03 June 2013

Just like the firefighters and ambitious corporate employees who headed up the Sky Tower’s 1103 steps on May 10 and 11, the Stair Climb events themselves continue to build in leaps and bounds.

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For arts sake

03 June 2013

Auckland Airport begins placing a number of artworks throughout the grounds this week as part of the move to make the district more pedestrian-oriented.

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Beauty on the go

03 June 2013

What began with San Francisco twin sisters making a nipple stain for an exotic dancer, has become a global brand sold at 3000 makeup counters in 38 countries, a number that now includes New Zealand.

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Free dance performances

06 May 2013

Passengers and staff at Auckland Airport’s international terminal were treated to two free shows by dance company Touch Compass last month in celebration of international dance day.

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New name new look

06 May 2013

You may have noticed a new name on the billboard sites and posters around Auckland Airport – oOh! is the new EYE.

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Taking it to the trail

06 May 2013

It was previously home to gatherings of cattle, but the open farmland behind Auckland Airport’s retail centre will soon be playing host to a completely different breed of visitor – mountain bikers.

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Fun day out for sick kids

27 March 2013

Children from four different charities, and all corners of Auckland, spent a fun day airside at Auckland Airport as part of a Corporate Cabs event.

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The secret is in the grass

27 March 2013

A special bird-deterring grass that has been trialled at Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch airports is now ready to be shown off to the world.

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A history of firsts

27 March 2013

One of the most stunning parts of Auckland Airport’s international arrivals area is the little plane suspended from the ceiling.

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News

19 February 2013

Joint airport/airline initiative reduces fuel consumption, costs and carbon footprints whilst improving health and safety

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Flexible Leasing Opportunity

04 February 2013

The latest new property development in the Auckland Airport Business District is now leasing, offering up to 10 businesses the opportunity to be located in a rapidly growing commercial hub.

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12 Days of Christmas

04 February 2013

Auckland Airport made 12 charities very happy just before Christmas when they distributed the $120,000 change donated by passengers passing through the airport over the year.

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