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Archive for September, 2012

Q and A – Sunday Sept 30 Panel Discussions

Press Release – TVNZ

Sunday 30th September 2012 Attached are the transcripts from today’s panel discussions. Q+A, 9-10am Sundays on TV ONE. Thanks to the support from NZ ON Air. Q+A is on Facebook,!/NZQandA and on Twitter,!/NZQandA … Read more »

NZ rated 11th best country in the world for growing business

Press Release – Grant Thornton

The Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index ranks 50 countries based on 22 indicators 30 September 2012 Read more »

Speech: Cunliffe – Fast Forward: Growing Good Jobs

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Fast Forward: Growing Good Jobs Building a high-value sustainable future Hon David Cunliffe, Labour Economic Development and Associate Finance Spokesperson Read more »

Government must revoke driver licensing contract – expert

Press Release – Dog And Lemon guide

Government must revoke driver licensing contract – expert NZ Driver Licensing (1998) Ltd – the sole company contracted to conduct driving tests – should lose its contract with the government, says the car review website … Read more »

Auckland’s Waterview Connection reaches important stage

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency says completion of Auckland’s Western Ring Route marks a significant milestone tonight (Sunday 30 September) with the start of enabling works at Waterview at the northern end of the Waterview Connection project. Read more »

Television recycling scheme announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced a national scheme to encourage the recycling of unwanted televisions and raise investment in New Zealand’s electronic recycling capacity. Read more »

Are YOU going to be in the 1:4?

Press Release – National Foundation for the Deaf

Did you know, it’s predicted that by 2050 there will be a dramatic rise in the number of New Zealanders coping with the impact of living with hearing loss. Read more »

Authorities Slow to Recall GE Maize Linked to Tumours

Press Release – GE Free NZ

A request by GE-Free NZ for Food Standards Australia New Zealand to recall Monsanto’s RoundUp resistant GE maize remains unanswered, despite weeks passing since publication of concerning results from the first life- time study of rats consuming the maize. Read more »

TV in Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast has gone digital

Press Release – Going Digital

In the early hours of this morning the analogue television signal in Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast was switched off. The move to digital TV means everyone in Hawke’s Bay and the West Coast needs Freeview or SKY if they want to watch television. Read more »

Boaties reaching for wallets at Auckland On Water Boat Show

Press Release – Marine Industry Association

New Zealand Marine Industry Association Re: 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show, 27-30 September, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Media statement 29 September 2012 Boaties reaching for wallets at Auckland On Water Boat Show Read more »

Latest Roy Morgan findings

Press Release – Roy Morgan Research

1. NRL television viewing peaks at Grand Final 2. Melbourne defies fall in domestic holiday intention 3. NZ: ANZ improves satisfaction after National Bank takeover before dropping the National Bank brand 4. NZ: Home is where the beer is NRL television … Read more »

Spoof of Sealord’s new TVC reveals more than intended

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

In its new ad campaign Sealord says it looks after the ocean – because the sea means everything, that they take sustainability seriously, always take a conservative approach and aim to leave the oceans in a better condition than how they find them. Read more »

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