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Archive for March, 2012

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 »

Plan Copy and Graphix Explosion merge into one print company

Press Release – Graphix Explosion

Graphix Explosion today announces that they have completed the purchase of Plan Copy, New Plymouth. Plan Copy’s premises at Davidson Street will close for the last time at 5.00 pm on Friday 30th March. From Monday 2nd April the combined companies will … Read more »

Win for the Wharfies – Lockout Notice Lifted

Press Release – Mana Party

MANA Vice President John Minto Win for the Wharfies – Lockout Notice Lifted and Board Member Resigns Friday March 30th Mana Vice President John Minto congratulates the Auckland Port Workers on their victory today in having the port company agree … Read more »

Great relief for Auckland wharfies and their families

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

Auckland wharfies are today relieved to hear that they can return to work to get the Port up and running again for Auckland. Read more »

Forestry export earnings fell in December 2011 quarter

Article – BusinessDesk

March 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand forestry export earnings fell in the latest quarter because of oversupply of logs in China and currency pressures, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Read more »

Police decision on RadioLive broadcast

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police will not lay charges against RadioLive in relation to a programme hosted by Prime Minister the Rt Hon John Key during last year’s election campaign. Read more »

Māori TV CEO responds to inaccuracies in NZ Herald article

Press Release – Maori TV

In his presentation to the World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Conference (WITBC) held in Norway, Jim Mather responded to articles in the NZ Herald, describing them as ‘inaccurate and damaging to the credibility and reputation of Maori Television’. Read more »

Forestry export demand weaker

Press Release – Ministry Of Agriculture And Forestry

A developing oversupply of logs in China and continuing currency pressure has resulted in a small fall in New Zealand forestry export earnings for the latest quarter. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has this week released forestry production and … Read more »

Minister to address Auckland EthnicA 2012

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister to address Auckland EthnicA 2012 Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins will tomorrow acknowledge the contribution ethnic people make to our country at the first of four EthnicA conferences to be held around New Zealand. Ms Collins said … Read more »

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