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Archive for October, 2013

Be a Modern Accounting Practice – Get the GiST

Press Release – Get the GiST

Get the GiST the latest online low cost initiative for Accounting Practices is set to launch 1 November 2013. Get the GiST is a set of core compliance value driven documents designed specifically for New Zealand Accounting Practices. All documents … Read more »

Wine Company Ownership Returns to Its Roots

Press Release – Amisfield Wine Company

Leading New Zealand businessman John Darby recently announced he has become the sole shareholder of multi award-winning Amisfield Wine Company. Read more »

John Marshall: Carterton balloon report media conference

Speech – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Carterton hot air balloon accident was New Zealands worst aviation tragedy since Erebus in 1979 and at the time it was the worlds second worst hot-air balloon accident on record. Read more »

TAIC calls for significant alcohol and drug regulation

Press Release – Transport Accident Investigation Commission

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission is calling for significant reform of alcohol and drug regulation across the aviation, rail and marine modes in its final report of the inquiry into the January 2012 hot-air balloon collision with … Read more »

Feedback sought on new financial market regulations

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce Minister Craig Foss today released for consultation the first set of draft regulations to bring the Financial Markets Conduct (FMC) Act 2013 into effect. Read more »

Clearview embracing FAWC! four times over

Press Release – Clearview Winery

Clearview Estate Winery and Restaurant is all about wine and food so its no surprise that it has embraced the regions annual food and wine FAWC! Festival not once, but four times. Read more »

Riverbank Carpark and Block Road to remain closed overnight

Press Release – Hutt City Council

With Hutt River levels still high and heavy rain forecast for this afternoon and evening the Riverbank Carpark and Block Road will remain closed overnight. Read more »

War on tax dodging prompts U-turn on foreign profit reports

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) The government is reversing a decision that would have excluded most foreign-owned New Zealand companies from having to publish annual financial statements publicly as global tax authorities focus on the growing problem of multi-national … Read more »

Photo: Switching on ‘Alice’ tennel boring machine

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

9 year old Branden Hall – the Auckland schoolboy who won the naming competition for the tunnel boring machine (he chose Alice), and the Transport Minister, Gerry Brownlee, switch on the tbm for the first time with the Mayor of Auckland, Len Brown. Read more »

Invenco Appoints Chief Business Development Officer

Press Release – INVENCO

INVENCO has just appointed Craig Panter as CBDO, responsible for all Sales, Marketing and Business Development activities globally. Craig hails from Atlanta, Georgia, USA and completed a BA degree in International Studies at Ogelthorpe University. Read more »

Slingshot and MEGA have BIG plans!

Press Release – Slingshot

The worlds largest kiwi owned and operated broadband provider, Slingshot, has formed a partnership with cloud storage website The two companies aim to provide New Zealand consumers with unprecedented value for online services, starting … Read more »

New child restraint rule comes into force

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Changes that will require children up to seven years old to use an approved child restraint when travelling in motor vehicles come into force from 1 November 2013. Read more »

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