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Archive for July, 2013

Christchurch’s new Rebuild Tour launched today

Press Release – Red Bus

Red Bus today launched a new Christchurch Central City bus tour titled The Christchurch Rebuild Tour. The new tour focuses on the future of Christchurchs emerging CBD and the exciting new projects within it. Read more »

New Invesigation into the Case of Teina Pora

Press Release – TV3

Tonight on 3rd Degree: a New Invesigation into the Case of Teina Pora TV3s 3rd Degree will tonight air an explosive new investigation into the case of Teina Pora. Pora was arrested in 1993 for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett in her Papatoetoe … Read more »

Banking sector leads the way with RealMe

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister of Internal Affairs Chris Tremain has announced that a number of banks will soon be using the RealMe service to enable online banking customers to prove their identity. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Pumpkin Patch, Fonterra drop

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand shares fell after Pumpkin Patchs chief executive departed, Fonterra Shareholders Fund investors fretted returns will be hurt by farmer payments and Mainfreight said earnings are lagging last years … Read more »

Woodhouse rubbishes Peters’ nonsensical claims

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has rubbished claims by New Zealand First that the Government is hiding thousands of parent category applications to manipulate immigration figures from China downwards. The New Zealand First leader Winston Peters, … Read more »

More information to reduce perceived conflict of interest

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Council is to explore options to reduce the perceived conflict of interest by councillor directors on the Councils investment company, HBRIC Ltd. Read more »

Mainfreight earnings hurt by Australian business

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Mainfreight, the international logistics firm, has told shareholders earnings are a little behind a year ago, and is quitting parcel freight in Australia as the business weighs on its unit across the Tasman Read more »

NZ dollar hits new 5-year high vs. Australian dollar

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar hits new 5-year high vs. Aust on Fonterra milk price hike, upbeat business confidence Read more »

Turners Auctions appoints Todd Hunter as CEO

Press Release – Turners Auctions

The board of Turners Auctions has announced the appointment of Todd Hunter to the role of CEO of the company, with immediate effect. Hunter has held senior executive positions within Turners over the last seven years and brings a wealth of experience … Read more »

Car seat risks concern Police and Plunket

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police say they are concerned at the number of children in cars who are at risk of injury because of unsafe or incorrectly installed car seats. During a two-week campaign this month, Police and Plunket visited pre-schools across Christchurch … Read more »

Foreign charter vessels exemption appalling

Press Release – First Union

The Rail and Maritime Transport Union is backing calls from the CTU this morning that boats fishing under settlement quota should not exempted from proposed requirements for foreign charter vessels. Read more »

Fishing industry workforce will lose out again

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

Workers in the land-based fishing industry will lose out again if proposed exemptions from requirements of the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill go ahead, the Service and Food Workers Union Ng Ringa Tota said today. Read more »

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