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1000 Donuts To Give Away To Charity And NFP Groups To Celebrate National Donut Day, Friday 5 June

Press Release – Original Foods Baking Co.

Original Foods Baking Co celebrates National Donut Day Friday 5 June A chance for your favourite community group to win some sweet relief It will take more than a global pandemic to stop New Zealand’s favourite baking company, Original Foods Baking … Read more »

After Scientific Breakthrough: Digid Seeks FDA Approval For Its Rapid Corona Antigen Test

Press Release – ACN Newswire

At the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), scientists have succeeded for the first time in detecting SARS-CoV-2 viruses using the revolutionary Cantisense(TM) technology from Digital Diagnostics AG. Application for approval of the Digid Cantisense(TM) … Read more »

Changes Proposed To Give People More Space

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Concept plans for the temporary street changes proposed for Featherston and Victoria Streets are now online and theres an opportunity to provide initial feedback until Thursday 11 June. Deputy Mayor Sarah Free says the changes are designed to … Read more »

Muller Wants To Fast-track JobStart With Government

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Opposition Leader Todd Muller wants Nationals $10,000 JobStart programme in place within weeks. JobStart, released yesterday, provides a $10,000 cash payment to businesses for each hire they make. It is the first part of Nationals plan to deal with the … Read more »

Sara Hay Appointed Wellington City Council’s New Chief Financial Officer

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council has appointed Sara Hay as its new Chief Financial Officer. Ms Hay joins Wellington City Council after several years of accomplished work at senior levels of, most recently, Auckland Council and, prior to that, at the Ministry … Read more »

Kaipara District Council Announces Final Wharves Feasibility Study&Programme Business Case Approval

Press Release – Kaipara District Council

Approval from MBIE on the Kaipara Water Transport Network and Wharves Feasibility Study and Programme Business Case means the Council can embark on the next stage of the project. The finalisation and approval of the Feasibility Study and Programme … Read more »

COVID-19 Rise In Video Calling Inspires TSB Virtual Bank – An Online, Personalised Branch

Press Release – TSB Virtual Bank

TSB Virtual Bank has launched today giving New Zealanders based anywhere in the country an online branch where they can discuss their home lending needs via video call, join the Bank and open accounts. The new portal on the TSB website means people … Read more »

Getting New Zealand Open For Business

Press Release – Marlborough Tour Company

If were open, then lets be open  – Abbe Hutchins, Chief Executive Marlborough Tour Company Group New Zealand is open for business, support local, back your backyard. As the country heads into Queens Birthday Weekend, these … Read more »

JobStart Policy No Substitute For Tax Cuts

Press Release – Taxpayers’ Union

The National Partys JobStart policy under which businesses could claim $10,000 per new employee, for up to ten new employees looks great on paper but would fail in practice, says the New Zealand Taxpayers Union Taxpayers Union spokeswoman … Read more »

Rimini Street Speeds Software Issue Resolution By 23% With New Artificial Intelligence Applications

Press Release – Rimini Street

Company extends software support leadership with new patent pending AI Applications that have already won multiple awards for innovation and achievement in customer service Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software … Read more »

HRC Announces New Funding Grants For Mid-career Researchers

Press Release – Health Research Council Of New Zealand

New grants give mid-career researchers a funding boost The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) today capped off a month of research investment with nearly $3 million awarded to mid-career researchers for studies that address significant … Read more »

Paice, Abell, And Daimler Agree To License Patented Technology

Press Release – ACN Newswire

BALTIMORE, MD / ACCESSWIRE, May 29, 2020 – (ACN Newswire) – Paice and Daimler have reached an agreement to license patented hybrid technology. Paice was an early leader in electrified vehicles. The company was awarded its first hybrid vehicle patent … Read more »