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Medical Kiwi To List On NZSX

Press Release – Medical Kiwi

Medical Kiwi Ltd today announced its intention to list on the NZX Main Board (NZSX). The South Island-based medicinal cannabis company is working towards a listing date late this month, subject to final NZX approval. Medical Kiwi Chairman Aldo Miccio … Read more »

Rolling Restrictions Highlight Precarious Business Positions

Press Release – EMA

The recent series of alert level restrictions have shown just how close to the edge many businesses are being forced to operate with increasing numbers facing ever harder decisions. EMA Chief Executive Brett ORiley says yesterdays highlighted increases … Read more »

Largest-ever Kiwifruit Harvest Begins

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

  First of 2021s kiwifruit crop picked in Gisborne 2021 expected to overtake last years record of 157 million trays Kiwis encouraged to get involved in kiwifruit harvest New Zealands 2021 kiwifruit harvest has kicked off with the … Read more »

New Zealand’s First Dedicated Cystic Fibrosis Podcast – What The CF! A Cystic Fibrosis Podcast.

Press Release – WTCF

Ingrid Grenar and Ian Wright are parents of an 18 month-old CFer and seasoned media professionals with a background in radio, presenting, video production and multimedia journalism. They’ve decided to produce a podcast to give back to and galvanize the … Read more »

Gas Barbecued Chickens Coming Home To Roost

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Government was warned its hasty virtue signalling policy of banning new oil and gas exploration would have the opposite of its intended impact on the domestic economy and the global environment, and so it looks set to play out with New Zealands … Read more »

Aged Care Provider Bolton Clarke Lays Data Foundation For IoT-assisted Services With Boomi

Press Release – Dell Boomi

Data visibility helps not-for-profit improve resource and care allocations, with connected devices boosting customer experiences Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, today announced that Bolton Clarke has leveraged the Boomi integration platform to … Read more »

Insurance Solvency Standards Refined By Feedback

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Te Ptea Matua has released its decisions in response to submissions received on the Insurance Solvency Standards Principles and Timeline consultation launched late last year. The Reserve Bank commenced the Insurance … Read more »

MyWay Trial Extended But Success Dependent On Support

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

A decision on the future of Timarus MyWay by Metro on-demand public transport will be made in June this year as part of the Long-Term Plan process, following an extension of the service trial beyond April 2021 by Environment Canterbury and Waka … Read more »

Govt’s Balanced Economic Approach Reflected In Crown Accounts

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealands economic recovery has again been reflected in the Governments books, which are in better shape than expected. The Crown accounts for the seven months to the end of January 2021 were better than forecast in the Half Year Economic … Read more »

Making Sure Māori Count

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

A small Waikato town is pulling together to help improve how Mori are counted in the next census, Stats NZ said today. In Raahui Pookeka, members of a local marae are driving an initiative to improve engagement in the New Zealand census. The initiative, … Read more »

Over $300m Returned To COVID-hit Travellers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Governments Consumer Travel Reimbursement Scheme has helped return over $352 million of refunds and credits to New Zealanders who had overseas travel cancelled due to COVID-19, Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says. Working with the … Read more »

Living Wage For Crowne Plaza Auckland MIQ Workers

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite congratulates Crowne Plaza Auckland, currently an MIQ facility, for making the move to paying their workers the living wage. The welcome increase will provide some relief to workers who are normally paid just above the minimum wage despite … Read more »