Archive for July, 2013

Old Meets New Head On For Tuhoe

Press Release – Arrow International

Innovative new building practices will provide a living legacy to Tuhoes boldness and its lead contractor Arrow Internationals ability, as old standards are crushed and traditions incorporated into Tuhoes revolutionary new headquarters, New Zealands … Read more »

Tempo AI Expands Down Under to Launch Calendar App

Press Release – Tempo AI

After enhancing terabytes of data, including over one billion documents and emails, Tempo brings the worlds smartest mobile assistant to the Southern Hemisphere Read more »

Kathmandu Makes Dreams Come True For New Zealand Adventurers

Press Release – Kathmandu

Four New Zealanders from around the country have been awarded scholarships by Kathmandu to attend Outward Bound courses at Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds. Read more »

Lumino Clinical Advisory Board Slams Anti-Flouridation Lobby

Press Release – Lumino The Dentists

The Clinical Advisory Board (Board) of Lumino The Dentists has spoken in favour of retaining and expanding water fluoridation and supports the NZ Dental Association stance on fluoridation. Read more »

50th Anniversary of NZ TV Workshop’s Launch

Press Release – TVNZ

Fifty years ago today (August 1), the NZBC National News carried a brief story about the formation of the New Zealand Television Workshop in Wellington. Read more »

DiverseNZ Launches to Amplify the Groundswell for Diversity

Press Release – Diverse Ltd

Wednesday 31 July, 2013 – DiverseNZ Inc. has been formed to galvanise businesses to harness the economic benefit, business gain and GDP uplift that results from diverse leadership and diversity of thought. DiverseNZ Inc. has won support from a large … Read more »

Council conducting online poll on smokefree bus stops

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is conducting an online poll to gauge locals views on whether bus stops should become smokefree. Read more »

PM clueless about GCSB’s snooping for Henry inquiry

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

John Key has once again been shown to be clueless about the activities of his own spy agency, which helped snoop for the Henry inquiry, says David Shearer. Read more »

Green Party welcomes investigation into intrusive powers

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is welcoming the Privileges Committees commitment to investigate how a journalist and an MPs private information was released, as well as developing principles to ensure this is not repeated. Read more »

Pokie numbers and expenditure down

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Pub and club gaming machine expenditure in the year ended June 2013 fell 3 per cent from $854 million to $826.3 million. There were also fewer licence holders, gambling venues and gaming machines compared with 12 months earlier. Read more »

Genetic testing issues examined at Trans-Tasman roundtable

Press Release – University of Otago

Ethical, legal and social aspects of the rapidly developing field of genetic testing will be the focus of discussion for top minds from both sides of the Tasman, gathering in Queenstown on Sunday (4 August) for the 4th Australia-New Zealand Roundtable on … Read more »

Community funder to hold public meeting

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

Northland community organisations will be able to find out about grant funding when they attend ASB Community Trusts annual public meeting in Whangarei on 7 September. The public meeting will be held at Whangareis ASB Leisure Centre, starting at … Read more »

Auckland Airport is targeting profits above normal level

Press Release – Air New Zealand

The Commerce Commission has today released its final report on Auckland Airport (AIAL) to the Ministers of Commerce and Transport. Read more »

AgResearch reorganisation will force tough decision on staff

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Public Service Association says the massive scale of a planned reorganisation at AgResearch has taken staff by surprise and will force many into a very difficult position. Read more »

World’s largest logistics Co expands at Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

DHL Supply Chain New Zealand, a division of the largest logistics company in the world, is set to locate a third facility at the Auckland Airport Business District. Read more »

Major events investment benefits NZ – report

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has welcomed the findings of an economic analysis of the Governments investment in major events. Read more »

International Recognition for Online Innovation

Press Release – Radio New Zealand Limited

Radio New Zealand has been selected as a finalist in the international World Summit Awards which honour excellence in multimedia creativity and promote the worlds most innovative online applications. Read more »

Early results show potential for new way to quit

Press Release – University of Otago

A ground-breaking trial of a world-first nicotine inhaler developed by the University of Otago, Wellington has been underway for a month now, with some significant results. Read more »

Mt Hutt – celebrating 40 years of fun in the snow

Press Release – Mt Hutt Ski Area

Forty seasons of fun in the snow calls for a celebration and thats exactly what Canterburys Mt Hutt has planned for this coming weekend (August 3 and 4). To mark Mt Hutts milestone 40th year, celebrations will be spread out over the … Read more »

MRP, Meridian miss Fisher’s growth criteria

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) MightyRiverPower and Meridian Energys utility-style earnings and regulatory risk mean they fail the investment criteria for Fisher Funds managed Kingfish, according to the NZX-listed equity investors quarterly newsletter. Read more »

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