Archive for June, 2012

Cuisine editor wins supreme award

Press Release – Fairfax Magazines

Fairfax Magazines raises a glass to Cuisine editor Sarah Nicholson who won Supreme Editor of the Year at last night’s annual magazine awards. The Magazine Awards 2012 were held on Thursday 28 June at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland, attended by … Read more »

High seas close vehicle access to Red Rocks

Press Release – Wellington City Council

The high seas that pummelled Wellington’s South Coast overnight have caused the closure of part of the vehicle access track to Red Rocks (Pari-whero). Parts of the track, past the first community of baches, have been washed away and it is very dangerous … Read more »

Minister Should Front Up Over Whānau Ora Funding – Peters

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is calling on Whānau Ora Minister Tariana Turia to reveal all she knows about serious financial irregularities at Te Roopu Whakaruruhau o Ngā Wahine Māori Women’s Refuge in Palmerston North. Read more »

Chasm Track closed for extreme makeover

Press Release – Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation will close the Chasm Track from Monday 2 July to Sunday 30 September to undertake a major makeover of Track. The 50 year old track, on the road to Milford Sound attracts over 400,000 visitors each year is due for a major … Read more »

Japan Airlines admits role in air cargo cartel

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The High Court has ordered Japan Airlines Co Limited (JAL) to pay a $2.275 million penalty for breaches of the Commerce Act. Read more »

Pacific Edge Builds Platform – Cx bladder

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 »

Kim Dotcom Matters

Press Release – Crown Law

There has been a degree of confusion in the media as to certain aspects of justice Winkelmann’s decision, yesterday, holding that a number of search Warrants executed in the Dotcom matter were illegal. Read more »

Heritage Concerns Continue in Auckland Planning

Press Release – Grant Gillon

“Local residents are in shock at the latest proposals from Auckland Council again threatening local heritage.” said Kaipatiki Local Board member Grant Gillon today. “I am fielding many calls from concerned and furious residents that have noticed … Read more »

Local Man Recognised For 25 Years of Service to Coastguard

Press Release – Coastguard

Local Glenfield man, Gordon Cattermole, received a long service award in recognition of his 25 years of service to Coastguard New Zealand on Tuesday night. A volunteer at Coastguard Auckland, Gordon has dedicated 25 years to the organisation and was … Read more »

Katie Milne elected to Federated Farmers main board

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Due to the retirement of David Rose after three years on the Federated Farmers Board, West Coast provincial president, Katie Milne, has been elected to the seven person Board. She becomes the second woman so elected following Jeanette Maxwell in 2011. Read more »

Forsyth’s Hallwright found guilty of reckless disregard

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Guy Hallwright, a Forsyth Barr analyst, has been found guilty of reckless disregard for the safety of others, causing grievous bodily harm. Read more »

Rate Increase for Howick Ward Well Above Regional Average

Press Release – Dick Quax

Media Release from Cr Dick Quax Friday, 29 June 2012 Rate Increase for Howick Ward Well Above Regional Average Auckland Council has swung its public relations apparatus into action selling the new rates set by Council, according to Howick Councillor … Read more »

More support, not less please Minister!

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The shift of the National Advisory Committee on the Employment of Women (NACEW) to the Ministry of Women’s Affairs is an opportunity to address some of the serious challenges facing women in work says Sheryl Cadman, Co-Convenor of the CTU Women’s … Read more »

Extra Joss Active Recalled Due To Health Concerns

Press Release – NZPA

Extra Joss Active Powdered Drink With Sports Bottle Promo 2 Pack Recalled Due To Health Concerns Read more »

Mt Ruapehu All Set For School Holidays

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu

29 June 2012 Mt Ruapehu All Set For School Holidays With Snow And Good Weather Forecast Turoa and Whakapapa near 1m snow base; Top to bottom snow coverage Ngā Wai Heke chair lift blessing Mt Ruapehu is looking forward to the upcoming school holidays … Read more »

Colonial Motor says second half better than expected

Article – BusinessDesk

June 29 (BusinessDesk) – Colonial Motor Co, which owns Ford Motor and Mazda dealerships, said the second half didn’t pan out quite as badly had it had feared when it posted a 64 percent surge in first-half earnings in February. Read more »

Final step in funding approval confirmed for Shed 10

Press Release – Carnival Australia

Carnival Australia welcomes today’s final step in funding approval for the transformation of Shed 10 into a multi-use cruise terminal and events facility. Read more »

Craig Hickson and Dr Doug Edmeades scoop top awards

Press Release – Federated Farmers

MEDIA RELEASE WEBSITE WWW.FEDFARM.ORG.NZ ___________________________________________________________________ 29 June 2012 Craig Hickson and Dr Doug Edmeades scoop Federated Farmers top awards At a gala event last evening in Auckland, supported by Vodafone and Beef+Lamb NZ, … Read more »

Department Of Labour Appeals Safe Air Limited Sentence

Press Release – Department Of Labour

Lesley Haines, Head of Health and Safety, Department of Labour says: The Department of Labour has filed an appeal over the District Court sentence imposed on Safe Air Limited after one of its engineers was killed while servicing an engine. The Department … Read more »

Save TVNZ7 The Finale

Press Release – Save TVNZ 7

The campaign to save public service television is holding a huge funeral march tomorrow (Saturday 30th) in Auckland. Read more »

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