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iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards Winners In Partnership With Otago Polytechnic

Press Release – iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards

Saturday 19 June 2021 Dunedin: Six emerging designers from six countries have been recognised at this years iD International Emerging Designer Awards, in partnership with Otago Polytechnic. The Otago Polytechnic First Place was awarded to Sara Kickmayer, … Read more »

Using Satellites To Study Whakaari – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A satellite measuring sulphur dioxide emissions fortuitously passed over Whakaari/White Island almost an hour after its deadly eruption on 9 December 2019, capturing data that is reported on in a new paper in Science Advances. A team of researchers, including … Read more »

2021 Newmarket Business Awards Winners Announced

Press Release – Newmarket Business Association

Following a 12 month COVID-induced break, on Friday 18th June the Newmarket business community gathered at the Cordis hotel to celebrate the 2021 Newmarket Business Awards . The highly anticipated event was hosted by the Newmarket Business Association, … Read more »

Face To Face Meeting Delivers Significant Progress On NZ-UK FTA

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand and the UK have committed to accelerating their free trade agreement negotiations with the aim of reaching an agreement in principle this August, Trade Minister Damien OConnor announced. Weve held constructive and productive … Read more »

Automation Project At Ports Of Auckland Requires Intervention

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The off button on automation at Ports of Auckland has been pressed until further notice, and there needs to be answers, says the Maritime Union. On the early morning of 17 June, a software fault resulted in a container which was being carried by an … Read more »

Manawa Honey Wins Title For ‘Best Tasting Honey In The World’

Press Release – Manawa Honey

Hope things are just going fine for you out there. Winter in Ruathuna is a bit bleak some days keeping the bees inside the hive, resting, waiting for the burst of new life in the spring. On other days, looking out from our office, our valley … Read more »

Cameras On Boats – Finally, A Win For Transparency

Press Release – WWF-New Zealand

After advocating for years, WWF-New Zealand is thrilled we are able to celebrate the Government’s announcement to put cameras on over 300 commercial fishing boats. This long awaited announcement will improve the accountability and transparency in … Read more »

Australia Deal Sets The Benchmark For A Credible NZ-UK FTA

Press Release – DCANZ – Dairy Companies Association New Zealand

Following the UKs agreement to eliminate tariffs on Australian dairy products over 5 years, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand ( DCANZ ) is urging the UK and New Zealand Governments to move forward with a deal that ensures New Zealand … Read more »

Chlöe Swarbrick Puts Bill Aimed At Minimising Alcohol Harm In Members’ Ballot

Press Release – Green Party

Green Party MP Chle Swarbrick has put the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill into the Members ballot. The Bill will end the special appeals process on local alcohol policies to ensure communities have real control and the … Read more »

Executive Director Stepping Down

Press Release – Museums Aotearoa

 Museums Aotearoa announced today that Phillipa Tocker, Executive Director of Museums Aotearoa will be stepping down from her role after sixteen years at the helm. The last year has challenged everyone everywhere and COVID-19 has had a … Read more »

Community Partnerships Key To Supporting Customers In Vulnerable Circumstances

Press Release – Suncorp

Suncorp New Zealand is sharing the work it is doing to support customers experiencing vulnerability and acknowledging the vital role its community partners play in providing customers support at difficult times. Suncorp has an established customer vulnerability … Read more »

Oriens Capital Successfully Raises Second Fund – Seeks Over-subscriptions

Press Release – Oriens Capital

Tauranga-based private equity investor Oriens Capital has successfully raised its second fund, after reaching its target of $80 million. Oriens Fund 2 will invest equity capital into private New Zealand businesses of between $10 million and $50 … Read more »