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Archive for June, 2011

4000+ People Hate the “Highway from Hell”

Press Release – Save Kapiti

4000+ People Hate the “Highway from Hell” That’s what Kapiti Mayor Jenny Rowan called the route that was selected for the Kapiti Expressway in 2009, and many of her constituents agree wholeheartedly with that assessment. Read more »

Update Hamilton school-boy seriously injured by car

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Hamilton Police investigating this morning’s injuring of a schoolboy crossing a busy City street are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Read more »

FSANZ Appointments Welcomed

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council welcomes today’s announcement by the Hon Catherine King, Parliamentary Secretary of Health, of the appointments of Mr Andrew McKenzie and Mr Neil Walker to the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Board. … Read more »

Goodman Expands Greater China Relationship with CPPIB

Press Release – Goodman Group

Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) is pleased to announce the acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) of the Group’s 50% interest in the Hong Kong Interlink Project. Read more »

Private equity fund seeks US bridgehead for hi-tech firms

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand private equity fund Endeavour Capital is teaming with Crown-owned science agency Industrial Research Ltd. to build a bridgehead in Florida for high-value manufacturing opportunities based, at least in part, on New … Read more »

Ways to tap into Indian visitor growth

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

Opportunities to capitalise on the increasing number of international arrivals from India are contained in a study commissioned by Tourism New Zealand on visitor needs and expectations. Read more »

Council Welcomes Westown School Decision

Press Release – New Plymouth District Council

New Plymouth District Council is welcoming the change in direction from the Ministry of Economic Development regarding the implementation of the Major Events Management Act (MEMA) during Rugby World Cup 2011. Read more »

Wool value gains defy currency factor

Press Release – Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd reports prices for most wool types continued their upward trajectory at today’s sale, despite an unfavourable currency factor. Read more »

Film and screen industry invited to attend forum

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Hosted by Film Auckland, the annual symposium of the Asia-Pacific Producers Network (APN) is being held in New Zealand for the first time from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 November 2011. Read more »

AMI Insurance Confirms Its Re-Insurance Package Finalised

Press Release – AMI Insurance

AMI Insurance, the largest single insurer of homes in Christchurch, confirms its re-insurance package to take effect from tomorrow (Friday, July 1) has now been finalised and is in place. Read more »

Reserve Bank’s SOI shows focus on stability

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s Statement of Intent (SOI) for 2011-2014, released today, demonstrates the Bank’s focus on maintaining stability despite shocks from devastating earthquakes and continuing world financial and economic uncertainties ( http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/about/whatwedo/1764296.html … Read more »

NZ dollar charts new post-float high above 83 US cents

Article – BusinessDesk

June 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose to a new post-float high on optimism Greece will succeed in imposing austerity measures aimed at eliciting the financial aid needed to avoid default on its debt. Read more »

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