Archive for June, 2012

Maori Party to support Green Bill on land

Press Release – The Maori Party

MEDIA STATEMENT The Hon Tariana Turia Maori Party Co-Leader | MP for Te Tai Hauauru Saturday 30 June 2012 Read more »

Flotech closure shows need for government jobs strategy

Press Release – EPMU

June 30, 2012 Media Release Flotech closure shows need for government jobs strategy The decision by high end manufacturing firm Flotech to cease production in New Zealand shows the urgent need for a government jobs strategy, says the Engineering, Printing … Read more »

Wow Factor Gains Supreme Award for Logick

Press Release – Pride In Print

Wow Factor Gains Supreme Award for Logick The “wow” factor of a logo sheet so complex many printers would have baulked at the challenge saw the 2012 New Zealand Pride In Print Awards Supreme Award deservedly won by Auckland’s Logick Print & … Read more »

Sleep under the Stars in Luxury

Press Release – Peppers Retreats and Resorts

Sleep under the Stars in Luxury with Peppers Bluewater Resort A night of serious star gazing usually entails sleeping rough and a sore back the next morning; at Peppers Bluewater Resort at Lake Tekapo you can enjoy the ultimate dark sky experience in … Read more »

Dodgeball a slam dunk at Queenstown Winter Festival

Press Release – Queenstown Winter Festival

Media release from the American Express Queenstown Winter Festival 29 June 2012 Dodgeball a slam dunk at Queenstown Winter Festival It was game on in Queenstown today as competitors showed off their athletic flair dodging, ducking, diving, and … Read more »

Scifest unveils future opportunities for women

Press Release – The New Zealand International Science Festival

MEDIA RELEASE Saturday 30 June 2012 Scifest unveils future opportunities for women in science Want to discover opportunities opening up for young women in science? Hear from three inspirational women in science at a breakfast event in Dunedin on … Read more »

Q+A this Sunday

Press Release – MTVNZ

Q+A, 9-10am Sundays on TV ONE. Thanks to the support from NZ ON Air. Q+A is on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/NZQandA#!/NZQandA and on Twitter, http://twitter.com/#!/NZQandA On Q+A this Sunday, National has set itself ten targets to reform the public sector … Read more »

Opposition Parties stand together on public broadcasting

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Clare CURRAN Broadcasting Spokesperson 30 June 2012 MEDIA STATEMENT Opposition Parties stand together on public broadcasting The National Government’s conscious decision to kill off our only public broadcast television channel is an attack on democracy … Read more »

APN Print winner of PrintNZ’s Company Training Award

Press Release – APN Print

APN Print New Zealand media release (June 29, 2012) APN PRINT WINS INAUGURAL TRAINING AWARD Read more »

EU plan provides breath of fresh air to markets

Press Release – CMC Markets

EU plan provides breath of fresh air to markets By Tim Waterer (Senior Trader, CMC Markets) Read more »

Spotlight put on sites for city housing developments

Press Release – Sustainable Cities

Release: Spotlight put on sites for city housing developments Leading architects with a commitment to construction of more social and affordable housing in New Zealand met with developers, government officials, academics and community advocates at a … Read more »

Pacific Edge builds platform and prepares for launch

Press Release – Pacific Edge

Key customers in the United States are already being primed for the launch of Pacific Edge’s novel diagnostic test for bladder cancer, Cx bladder ® on track for March 2013. Read more »

NZ’s first Zero Energy House leads move to end power bills

Press Release – SolarCity

Intelligent Roof on NZ’s first Zero Energy House leads move to end power bills

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Key Notes: Delivering better public services

Press Release – New Zealand Government

On Monday, I announced the targets that I expect our public service to deliver for New Zealanders over the next five years. These targets are specific and measurable, which means we’ll be able to show you how we’re doing against each one. We’ll report … Read more »

NZ-Japan to update double tax agreement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Friday 29 June 2012 Media Statement NZ-Japan to update double tax agreement Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed the agreement in principle to a new double tax agreement between New Zealand and Japan. “This is a very positive step towards … Read more »

Vector goes to highest court on pricing regulation

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Vector will take its fight against the Commerce Commission’s approach to regulating monopoly electricity and gas pricing to the Supreme Court, after losing in the Court of Appeal in a dispute about the factors required for calculating … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ share mixed; ANZ, Westpac rise on EU aid

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell, trimming the NZX 50 Index’s gain in the second quarter to 3.1 percent as investors were yet again looking to Europe for signs of progress in tackling its debt crisis. Australian lenders Westpac and … Read more »

IG Markets – Afternoon Thoughts

Press Release – Alastair Thompson

IG Markets – Afternoon Thoughts Across Asia, regional markets are mostly firmer, following on from the last hour rally on Wall Street and some positive breaking news out of the EU Summit. The Hang Seng is the region’s best performer, stronger by … Read more »

NZ dollar jumps after EU leaders agree on bank rescue

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar surged after European leaders agreed to use the euro-zone’s bailout fund to support Spain’s bank sector at a two-day summit in Brussels, easing concerns that the region’s debt crisis is spreading. Read more »

DDSIT add heavyweight project manager to team

Press Release – DDSIT

Gerda Williams has moved from Dimension Data to join IT service provider DDSIT. Williams has 18 years’ experience in Project Management including the delivery of Auckland Transition Agency IT Programme of Work and the IT PMO at Auckland Council. Read more »

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