Archive for March, 2012

Auckland Has Its Port Back But This Never Should Have Happen

Press Release – First Union

Media release: FIRST Union Friday March 30, 2012 Auckland Has Its Port Back But This Never Should Have Happened Auckland citizens, workers and businesses will welcome news that their Port will be up and running again soon, following Port management’s … Read more »

Fonterra earnings grow more by selling ingredients to rivals

Article – BusinessDesk

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – Fonterra Cooperative Group found its first-half earnings growth by selling dairy ingredients to rivals rather than competing with them in branded consumer products. Read more »

Last chance for Tertiary student to renew HOP cards

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport advises tertiary student HOP card holders they have one more day to renew the concession on their HOP cards in order to continue to receive a tertiary student discounted fare. Read more »

John Key’s radio stunt broke electoral law

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour acknowledges the police decision not to lay charges against RadioLive for the Prime Minister’s pre-election radio stunt but we continue to agree with the Electoral Commission that the programme broke electoral law, says Labour’s Deputy … Read more »

Going green paying off big time

Press Release – EMA

Organisations wanting to improve their environmental credentials and their bottom line are lining up for the Eco Smart Business programme. That’s largely due to the big benefits reported by last year’s participants. Read more »

New partner cements PwC’s commitment to Christchurch

Press Release – PwC

PwC welcomes the admission of Wayne Munn as a Corporate Finance Partner in the firm’s Christchurch practice. Wayne’s appointment as a lateral recruit partner shows PwC’s commitment to play a leading role in the rebuild of Christchurch and Canterbury. Read more »

Property Industry Applauds Hard Work On Auckland Plan

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council New Zealand applauds the extensive effort undertaken by Auckland Council to ensure it adopted a realistic and workable version of the Auckland Plan yesterday. Read more »

Man in image could help skimming investigation

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the recent spate of ATM skimming offences across Auckland want help identifying a man whose image has been captured on CCTV near compromised machines. Read more »

NZICT makes changes to better reflect and represent technolo

Press Release – NZICT

1:56 PM, 30 March 2012 NZICT makes changes to better reflect and represent technology sector NZICT has voted in changes that will ensure that it better represents and services the fast-changing ICT and technology industry of New Zealand. Read more »

Residents Encouraged To Have Their Say

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

What would you like your region to look like in 10 years time and how do you think we should get there? These are the questions being asked of Manawatu-Wanganui residents as Horizons Regional Council sets its direction for the next 10 years. Read more »

Labour Welcomes Ports of Auckland Lifting of Lockout

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Darien Fenton Labour Spokesperson 30 March 2012 Labour welcomes Ports of Auckland lifting of lockout The Ports of Auckland decision to lift its lockout notice and an agreement to move to facilitated bargaining will come as a welcome relief to everyone … Read more »

Research shows link between poverty and respiratory disease

Press Release – Asthma Foundation

The connection between poverty and respiratory disease is well established. Poverty affects respiratory health in many ways with overcrowding and cold, damp houses known to cause respiratory illnesses and admissions to hospital. Read more »

Auckland Wants Its Port Working Again

Press Release – Auckland – Office of the Mayor

Office of the Mayor Media release 30 March 2012 Auckland Wants Its Port Working Again Read more »

Green Party Comment On Ports Of Auckland Lifting Lockout

Press Release – Green Party

The lifting of the lockout notice by the Ports of Auckland management is a good step forward in resolving the Ports of Auckland crisis, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today. Read more »

New Director for Dunedin International Airport

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 30 March) – Dunedin City Holdings Limited, the owner of 50% of the shares in Dunedin International Airport Limited, is pleased to advise that it has appointed Ms Trish Oakley as a director of Dunedin International Airport. Read more »

Cultivate Hong Kong and New Zealand Relationships

Press Release – Hong Kong Festival

This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the Establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and Hong Kong has a growing importance for New Zealand. Read more »

Return of racing at Avondale in doubt

Press Release – NZ Racing Board

The planned return of racing at Avondale has been put on hold due to concerns identified by New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing about the condition of the track. Inspections by NZTR officials following yesterday’s jumpouts at Avondale revealed significant … Read more »

Metlifecare announces new Glenfield Village development

Press Release – Metlifecare

Metlifecare has today announced the acquisition of a land site in Glenfield, on Auckland’s North Shore, which will become home to Metlifecare’s seventeenth retirement village. Read more »

Sun Sets On Successful Summer In Auckland

Press Release – NZTA

30 March 2012 NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Regional Office NZTA Says ‘Thanks’ As Sun Sets On Successful Summer In Auckland As daylight saving ends this weekend, the NZ Transport Agency is thanking Auckland’s drivers and communities for their … Read more »

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of prelimi

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application received from Universal Music New Zealand Limited (Universal) seeking clearance to acquire up to 100% of the shares in the recorded music business of EMI … Read more »

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