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A Third Player Ready For The Challenge: Supie Welcomes The Commerce Commission’s Draft Findings Into Supermarket Duopoly

Press Release – Supie

New Zealands start up grocery alternative Supie is welcoming the Commerce Commissions draft findings that there is need for more competition in the supermarket sector. Supie founder Sarah Balle, says it reinforces why she launched Supie earlier this … Read more »

Feeling Our Way Towards Hydrogen – Tina Schirr

Press Release – Business NZ

Right now hydrogen is getting a lot of attention. Many countries are focusing on producing hydrogen for fuel, or procuring it, or planning for its future use. Hydrogen fuel is highly desirable – clean hydrogen produces none of the harmful emissions … Read more »

Stanley St Announces New Role

Press Release – Stanley St

Stanley St CEO Siobhan Burke has announced the appointment of Emily Scovell as Head of Media Strategy and Planning, a newly created role that is ideally suited to the communications and media specialist who comes with thirteen years of award-winning … Read more »

New Record Number Of Homes Consented

Press Release – New Zealand Government

In the year ended June 2021, the actual number of new dwellings consented was 44,299, up 18 percent from the June 2020 year. In June 2021, the seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented rose 3.8 percent. In June 2021, 4,310 new dwellings were … Read more »

Go Bus Acquires McDermott Coachlines As It Expands Operations In The South

Press Release – Go Bus

Go Bus, New Zealands leading bus transport business, has finalised an agreement to acquire Invercargill-based McDermott Coachlines. The transaction was completed on Friday 30th July 2021. Go Bus is the countrys largest and most diverse bus … Read more »

Health Minister Andrew Little Responds To The Nurses’ Organisation’s Rejection Of The Latest Pay Offer

Press Release – New Zealand Government

I was advised last night that the result of the ballot of Tptanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa New Zealand Nurses Organisation members have rejected the latest proposal to settle their collective agreement. Let me be clear: the proposal was one they … Read more »

Red Hat And Nutanix Announce Strategic Partnership To Deliver Open Hybrid Multicloud Solutions

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Red Hat, the worlds leading provider of enterprise open source solutions, and Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, today announced a strategic partnership to enable a powerful solution for building, scaling and managing … Read more »

Meat Trays Meet Their Match With New Optical Sorter

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtons recycling facility is now the proud owner of an optical sorter, capable of diverting over seven million meat and other clear plastic trays from the regions landfills and overseas processors each year. <img src=”” … Read more »

Independent Investigation Into Health & Safety At The Ashburton Vegetable Factory Underway

Press Release – Talleys

The independent investigation into recent allegations made about health and safety at the Talleys Ashburton factory is well underway. Led by Chair of Risk Management Group and former Police Commissioner Mike Bush, Bush International Consulting Ltd, … Read more »

New Home Consents Continue To Break Records

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

A record 44,299 new homes were consented in the year ended June 2021, Stats NZ said today. The annual number of new homes consented rose again in the June 2021 year, the fourth consecutive month of rises, construction statistics manager Michael … Read more »

“Make Hay” While INZ Makes Up Its Mind

Press Release – Aaron Martin

A message to employers of migrant workers: Mandatory accreditation is coming, and the time to prepare is now. Heres what you should be doing Weve been hearing about the Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme since early last year, but the latest … Read more »

Workforce Plan Figures Show Kāpiti Earns Less Than Wider Wellington Region

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Recent figures released as part of workforce planning for the Kpiti District shows the mean annual earnings in Kpiti are just over $50,000 – around $20,000 lower than the wider Wellington region, and $30,000 lower than Wellington city; and the … Read more »