Archive for April, 2010

Flu-Proof Yourself And Family This Winter

Press Release – Dettol

As the cold and flu season rapidly approaches, the Hygiene Council recommends that New Zealanders practise better hygiene habits. A recent global survey conducted by the Hygiene Council and sponsored by Dettol, discovered that infection is on the … Read more »

Kiwi digital design agency Salted Herring picks up

Press Release – Salted Herring

Creative digital agency Salted Herring picked up two international web awards this week, competing and winning on the world stage in a competitive market dominated by large players. The quirky, engaging, and direct website the Wellington-based agency … Read more »

BLIS Technologies Ltd Receives Major International

Press Release – BLIS Technologies

BLIS Technologies Ltd from Dunedin, New Zealand, a biotech company involved in the development of advanced probiotics for the oral cavity, is pleased to announce that it has received the prestigious 2010 Frost & Sullivan Global Entrepreneurial Company … Read more »

New Zealand: Gain-but not without pain

Press Release – Regus Group

Twice-yearly global survey confirms downturn, with full pace of recovery only under way at end of year Read more »

Cape Coast cycleway risks washout

Press Release – Walking On Water

Press release 29-April 2010 WOW (Walking on Water) Incorporated A volunteer community group representing the communities of Haumoana, Te Awanga and Clifton Read more »

SH88 Move Gets NZTA Nod; Work To Start Soon

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (30 April, 2010) – The New Zealand Transport Agency last night approved funding for the relocation of SH88 north of Frederick St to create a strategic corridor around the Forsyth Barr Stadium at University Plaza. Read more »

Maritime Union dismisses Maersk merger concerns

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union has dismissed comments by global shipping line Maersk about the merger of Port of Lyttelton and Port of Otago. Read more »

Give investors some answers

Press Release – Milestone Homes

New Zealand’s leading builder of affordable homes has slammed the government for fuelling insecurity among property investors – warning it will increase pressure for housing demand. Read more »

Research on post-drought recovery says act now

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

New research suggests there is no benefit to be gained from holding off applying nitrogen fertiliser for several weeks after ‘drought-breaking’ rain has fallen. Read more »

Wool prices firm

Press Release – New Zealand Wool Services

New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd reports increased prices and a positive tone at today’s wool sales, despite a stronger New Zealand dollar. Read more »

Campaign promotes print’s role in everyday life

Press Release – PrintNZ

A campaign highlighting the importance of the printed word in everyday life has been launched this month. Read more »

Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme continues

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

The New Zealand Wholesale Guarantee Facility closed today, while the separate Retail Deposit Guarantee Scheme continues to operate. Read more »

NZ building consents fall 0.4% in March

Article – Businesswire

NZ building consents fall 0.4% in March, apartment approvals lift from 15-year low Read more »

OceanaGold closes out loss-making hedges

Article – Businesswire

April 30 (BusinessWire) – OceanaGold Corp. has taken a one-off C$73 million hit to its balance sheet, using the bulk of the C$86.3 million in recent equity-raising to close “out of the money” forward hedge contracts that had begun to … Read more »

Auckland takes stage in America’s Next Top Model

Press Release – Tourism Auckland

Auckland was star of the show when America’s Next Top Model went to air in the United States to more than three million viewers last night.    Read more »

Only Four Days To Get NZ’s Best Value Season Pass

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu

30 April 2010 Get Your Skis On – Only Four Days To Get NZ’s Best Value Season Pass Those wanting a sweet deal on a 2010 Mt Ruapehu Season Pass have only four days left to take advantage of the earlybird special with the cut-off at 5pm, Monday 3 … Read more »

Cisco Doubles Prize in Annual Technology Makeover

Press Release – Cisco Systems

Cisco New Zealand today launched its third annual Communications Makeover competition. The popular promotion will again offer New Zealand businesses the chance to transform the way they operate through the use of smart and targeted collaboration technologies. Read more »

Minister rejects inaccurate claims

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Paula Bennett is strongly rejecting inaccurate claims made on TV3 news last night that she offered money to settle a privacy complaint. Read more »

Update on St Laurence Receivership

Press Release – Perpetual Trust

Perpetual Trust is aware of comments made by Mr Podmore, Managing Director of St Laurence Ltd, today concerning the receivership of St Laurence. Read more »

Consents for new homes fall back from February

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

The number of new housing units authorised (excluding apartments) fell 8.3 percent in March 2010 when adjusted for seasonal effects, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 9.8 percent rise in February 2010, and brings the level similar to … Read more »

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