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 »

Pead PR appoints fashion expert to lifestyle team

Press Release – Pead PR

Auckland-based independent brand PR consultancy Pead PR has appointed Amy Louise Bailey to the role of account manager on its lifestyle team. Amy has dual degrees in commerce and arts supported by a strong fashion background across retail, magazines, … Read more »

Rakon’s Robinson brothers to sell shares after code breach

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Rakon managing director Brent Robinson and his brother and executive director Darren Robinson have agreed to sell some 493,000 recently purchased shares each after the transactions breached the Takeovers Code. Read more »

Select committee proposes dispute resolution in housing bill

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Parliaments social services select committee has recommended tighter definitions and a disputes resolution process for the governments plan to build special housing areas, but failed to get the opposition parties onside for … Read more »

Southland and Otago Dairy Awards Regions Merge

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The 2014 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards will take place in 11 regions, including a merged Southland/Otago region. National convenor Chris Keeping says organisers made the decision to merge the Southland and Otago regions in late July as it is … Read more »

Auckland Based Experts Helping Small Business Social Media

Press Release – Mosh Social Media

Mosh Social Media are hosting another workshop for small businesses in Auckland on Wednesday 7th August. Read more »

Labour opposes flawed Housing Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has withdrawn its support for the Government’s Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Bill, saying the Bill is flawed and won’t achieve its aim of increasing the supply of affordable homes. Read more »

New Rail Maintenance Machines Arrive In New Zealand

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail has unloaded shipments of six brand new rail maintenance machines from Australia and the United States. Read more »

Joyce guts Invermay

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Todays announcement of 85 job cuts at Invermay is the direct result of the Governments failure to properly fund innovation, Labours Economic Development spokesperson David Clark and Associate Economic Development spokesperson Clare Curran … Read more »

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