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Archive for March, 2011

Warmup is committed to cutting back NZ’s asthma rate

Press Release – WarmUp

Asthma is a growing concern worldwide but, unfortunately, New Zealand has one of the highest rates of respiratory illnesses in the world. Statistics show that approximately 70-80% of asthma in New Zealand is associated with allergies, many of which are linked … Read more »

Clarus expands as demand for “Scrum” explodes in NZ

Press Release – Clarus Ltd

Clarus expands as demand for “Scrum” explodes in NZ Press release, 30 March 2011, Clarus Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand: Read more »

NZ business confidence plummets – and not just in Canterbury

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence plummeted this month, and while the decline was worst in Canterbury, the latest survey shows gloom has set in nationwide following the devastating earthquake. Read more »

Build it and they will come

Press Release – Millbrook

A multi-million dollar investment in golf at Queenstown’s Millbrook Resort has paid off for owners of the five-star property. Read more »

Are you up to speed with PPPs?

Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

Central government already has one major PPP project in the market – the men’s prison at Wiri in Auckland – and has signalled its intentions for possible PPPs in schools, defence, emergency services communications network, and social housing. Auckland … Read more »

Huljich purchase pushes Fisher Funds to KiwiSaver big time

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland funds and investment manager Fisher Funds Ltd. is to buy the KiwiSaver business run by Huljich Wealth Management, for an undisclosed sum, and transforming it into a major player in the government-subsidised retirement … Read more »

New bank registered

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand today announced that BOI (New Zealand) Limited has been registered as a bank in New Zealand. Read more »

Attitude Wins In Canterbury Dairy Awards

Press Release – Canterbury Dairy Awards

The 2011 Canterbury North Otago Farm Managers of the Year Michael and Susan Woodward pride themselves on their team work, leadership and can-do attitude. Read more »

Regulatory Standards Bill – Cabinet Paper Released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Regulatory Standards Bill – Cabinet Paper Released Thursday, March 31 2011 Minister for Regulatory Reform Rodney Hide today released the Cabinet paper and minutes relating to the adoption of Regulatory Standards Bill – formerly the Regulatory Responsibility … Read more »

Women will suffer under unfair labour laws

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Changes to the Holidays Act and Employment Relations Act, effective from tomorrow, will discriminate against many women in the workforce, says Labour’s Women’s Affairs spokesperson Carol Beaumont. Read more »

AMEX gets onboard with BNZ anti-fraud technology

Press Release – BNZ

BNZ announced today that its patented protection mechanism for bank and credit cards has been approved for use on American Express cards from this week. BNZ invented and developed this world beating fraud prevention technology, called Liquid Encryption … Read more »

NZ wool carpets and rugs launched in US

Press Release – Wool Equities Limited

A “Waihi Valley” rug which forms part of the Just Shorn collection being launched this week in luxury US carpet and rug stores. Read more »

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