Archive for September, 2011

Arrests follow incident that required schools to lock down

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Peak hour traffic was bought to a standstill in East Hamilton this morning as Police responded to reports of a group of a person with a firearm resulting in two schools having to enact emergency plans to safeguard students. Read more »

Port job cuts wrong signal to region

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The job cuts announced today by Port Otago are another body blow to our region, Labour’s Dunedin South MP Clare Curran says. Read more »

Workshops promote diverse benefits of trees on farms

Press Release – Temple

A new three year programme of regionally-based workshops launching this November will help pastoral farmers and their advisors identify the economic and environmental benefits of planting trees on their properties and how best to incorporate appropriate … Read more »

Don’t quote me on that, Mr Key

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

More water has been poured on the Prime Minister’s overly glowing view of New Zealand’s 100% Pure image with a challenge in the House this week over his selective use of quotes. Read more »

Credit rating news reflects global issues

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Credit ratings news today reflects global concern about foreign debt in the current world economic environment, Finance Minister Bill English says. Read more »

Foreign Charter Vessel Inquiry Submissions Close Soon

Press Release – Ministerial Panel on Foreign Charter Vessels

Written submissions to the Ministerial Panel inquiring into Foreign Charter Vessels fishing in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone close next week. Read more »

Silver Fern Farms purchases Frasertown sheep plant

Press Release – Silver Ferns

Silver Fern Farms has purchased the Frasertown sheep processing plant in the Northern Hawkes Bay for an undisclosed sum, effective immediately. Read more »

SAP® EAM Work Order Mobile App Now Generally Available

Press Release – SAP NZ

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced general availability of the SAP® EAM Work Order mobile app, which gives field technicians remote access to information, allowing them to make better-informed decisions and execute work assignments in real time. Read more »

Fund performance to 31 August 2011

Press Release – NZ Superannuation Fund

To view the Fund’s investment performance for the month ended 31 August 2011, click here Please note that the document incorporates figures for July and August 2011. Read more »

Avoid evening peak for North Harbour RWC 2011 game

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency anticipates traffic will be heavy on the Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) and on streets surrounding Auckland’s North Harbour Stadium for tonight’s RWC 2011 game between Samoa and South Africa. Read more »

Warrant to arrest issued for Cambridge liquor store incident

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Cambridge Police investigating an incident in the town on Tuesday afternoon that left a liquor-store manager seriously injured. Read more »

Police investigating fatal crash in Kapiti

Press Release – New Zealand Police

One person has died and another has been airlifted to Wellington Hospital following a two car crash on State Highway One, just north of the Otaihanga intersection around 10:30am this morning. Read more »

Qantas Great Crusade hits Nelson

Press Release – Nelson Tasman Tourism

Nelson is about to host the ultimate Australian supporter’s group – The Great Crusade. The Great Crusade is a tour across scenic New Zealand, following the Qantas Wallabies as they take on the world. Read more »

Sept 2011 Reserve Bank Bulletin released

Press Release – Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank today released the September 2011 edition of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Bulletin (http://rbnz.govt.nz/research/bulletin/). Read more »

Iconic Waiheke Island vineyard on market for the first time

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release Date 30.9.2011 Iconic Waiheke Island vineyard on market for the first time Read more »

Deed of settlement signed with Rongowhakaata

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Crown today signed a Deed of Settlement for all historical Treaty claims with the Tūranga iwi Rongowhakaata, Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson announced. Read more »

Restrictions proposed on NZ ETS units

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government today released a discussion document proposing to exclude specific types of international Kyoto units generated from the destruction of industrial gases from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme. Read more »

Languages International Homeward Bound

Press Release – Languages International

English language school Languages International is among the first businesses in the Christchurch CBD to come home again. Repairs to the school’s heritage premises in Worcester Boulevard have been completed in the wake of damage sustained on February … Read more »

Anti-money laundering drops down boards’ agenda

Press Release – KPMG

• Anti-money laundering costs rise by 45 percent • • Focus on ‘Politically Exposed Persons’ intensifies in wake of Arab Spring • Board level interest in anti-money laundering (AML) is being squeezed by other priorities, according to KPMG’s … Read more »

S&P follows Fitch with cut to NZ credit rating

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ credit rating cut to AA by S&P on high foreign debt, quake spending Read more »

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