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Archive for February, 2013

Giesen Estate Riesling 2012 wins more plaudits

Press Release – Giesen Wines

Giesen Estate Riesling 2012 continues to win accolades, this time at the Sydney International Wine Show2013. Read more »

New campaign asks Kiwis to think of road as a social network

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Authority

If we stopped thinking cars and started thinking people, would it change the way we drive? Read more »

Business Growth Agenda Building Capital Markets progress

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Launch of the Business Growth Agenda Building Capital Markets progress report (video). Read more »

NZ dollar climbs over 83 cts on business confidence

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar climbs over 83 US cts on improving business confidence, less dour Australian capex outlook Read more »

TVNZ half-year profit drops 26%, online revenues grow

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 28 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned broadcaster Television New Zealand’s earnings after tax for the six months to Dec. 31 fell 26 percent to $14.2 million as advertising revenues fell and the network spent an extra $10.5 million buying programmes, including … Read more »

MoBIE decision disrespectful to workers

Press Release – Green Party

Leaving 135 public service workers in limbo is the worst possible way to start the restructure of health and safety in New Zealand, Green Party industrial relations spokesperson Denise Roche said today. Read more »

RMA: Further Changes Needed

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The release of the Improving our resource management system discussion document is a start, but further changes to the RMA are still needed, ACT Leader John Banks said today. Read more »

Health Leader Applauds Affordable Healthcare Bill

Press Release – Accuro Health Insurance

The health insurer at the forefront of encouraging the government to introduce tax incentives to enable elderly people to maintain their own health insurance is delighted the first step has been taken in parliament. Read more »

Manurewa: Serious Crash – Bus collides with car, tree

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are investigating a Serious Crash that occurred at about 3.15pm on Hill Road Manurewa. Read more »

Containers Contribute to Strong Start of Year

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has continued its strong performance for the first six months of the 2012/2013 financial year, with revenue increasing to $54.2 million (up 4.5% on the same period last financial year) and Profit after taxation … Read more »

Recovery of native fish in Zealandia

Press Release – Zealandia

Another step on the way to restoring Wellingtons Zealandia, as closely as possible, to its pre-human state has been achieved with the eradication of introduced fish from its upper waterways. Read more »

Council successfully prosecutes illegal brothel owner

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Christchurch City Council has successfully prosecuted the owner of an illegal brothel that was located in Churchill Street, Christchurch. Read more »

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