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ATNZ Apprentice Of The Year A Story Of Resilience

Press Release – ATNZ

2020 ATNZ Apprentice of the Year Lachlan Hamilton-Ralph Perseverance and passion were rewarded for Lachlan Hamilton-Ralph, named the Apprentice Training New Zealand (ATNZ) Apprentice of the Year 2020 at an awards ceremony in Auckland today. General … Read more »

COVID-19 Impacts KiwiRail’s FY20 Result

Press Release – KiwiRail

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on KiwiRails bottom line for the past financial year, but rigorous operational changes and cost savings measures have helped stabilise the business, KiwiRail chairman Brian Corban says. KiwiRail Holdings … Read more »

Speech From The Throne

Speech – New Zealand Government

E aku hoa i te ara o te whai, Kia kotahi t ttou takahi i te k, ko tku whiwhi kei t koutou tautoko mai. Ko tku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mku. He horomata rangatira te mahi, e rite ai te whiwhinga a te ringatuku, me te ringakape … Read more »

How Real Is That Bargain?

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission urges retailers and consumers to think hard about the bargains being offered as Black Friday and Christmas draw near. Black Friday has now overtaken Boxing Day in terms of retail spending, according to data from electronic … Read more »

Commerce Commission Finalises Wellington Electricity’s Allowable Revenue From April 2021

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on how it will move Wellington Electricity Lines Limited from a customised price-quality path (CPP) to a default price-quality path (DPP) from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2025, following industry feedback … Read more »

Commission Consults On Approving $36 Million Investment To Maintain Reliable Electricity Supply In South Auckland

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has released its draft decision allowing Transpower to invest $36 million to replace ageing infrastructure and cater for increasing electricity demand in South Auckland. Transpower, which owns and operates the national electricity … Read more »

Preferred Corridor For SH1 Whangārei To Port Marsden Highway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has chosen a route which follows the current state highway as the emerging preferred corridor for the SH1 Whangrei to Port Marsden Highway project. The emerging preferred corridor will upgrade the current 22km state … Read more »

Long Summer Ahead For Tenants Around The Country

Press Release – Trademe

Tenants around the country are set for a difficult summer with competition for rental properties surging nationwide according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. Trade Me Property spokesperson Logan Mudge said October data showed it was the same … Read more »

Study To Get More Kiwis Participating In Clinical Trials And Reaping The Potential Health Benefits

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

A new study led by a national team of expert clinicians and health researchers will explore ways to increase the number of New Zealanders participating in clinical trials particularly those living in rural communities and Mori and Pasifika to … Read more »

Pacer Ventures Partners Founder Institute, Launches $3M Fund For Early-stage African Startups

Press Release – ACN Newswire

Pacer Ventures has announced a $3M fund for early-stage African startups that are solving some of the most critical problems on the continent. The focus will be on verticals expedient to the African continent including healthcare, financial inclusion, … Read more »

Five Tips For Investors To Reap Benefits From Bitcoin Investing

Press Release – Kalkine

Summary The recent rally of Bitcoin from US$11k to ~US$19k has made it a talk of the town amongst market participants. While Bitcoins rally has enabled some investors to become millionaires in a very short span of time, there is much more to this than … Read more »

Start Planning For Your Cook Islands Holiday With A New Virtual 360 Navigation Tool

Press Release – Cook Islands Tourism New Zealand

Pacific Resort Rarotonga In the not too distant future travel to the Cook Islands will once again become a reality. To help travellers with Polynesian planning, the Cook Islands has created an all new virtual reality feature online, showcasing six … Read more »