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Archive for January, 2014

2013 calendar year sets records for Auckland Airport

Press Release – Auckland Airport

31 January 2014 Auckland Airport has announced today that 14,424,473 passengers (excluding transits) used Auckland Airport in 2013, comprising 7,501,859 international passengers and 6,922,614 domestic passengers. Read more »

Real-time travel information turned on

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Motorists on State Highway 1 and 76 driving into and around Christchurch have access to real-time travel information from today (Friday, 31 January). Three Variable Messaging Signs (VMS) on the highways are now displaying travel times to various destinations … Read more »

Direct Management Services ranked No. 1 in Bay of Plenty

Press Release – Direct Management Services

Kiwifruit management specialists, Direct Management Services (DMS), are once again top of the crops, after the lowest fruit-loss recorded in the Bay of Plenty last season. Read more »

Hirepool Gets Good Kiwi Blokes Pete and Andy On Board

Press Release – Hirepool Limited

Popular TV personalities Pete and Andy Walker have climbed on board the Hirepool wagon. Theyre the stars of the companys new 30 second TVC which goes to air this Sunday (February 2). Read more »

Hertz Launches Enhanced Car Rental Loyalty Program

Press Release – Hertz

As part of a continued effort to provide the worlds most rewarding car rental experience, Hertz has upgraded its industry-leading Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program. With enhanced Gold Plus Rewards, members can now enjoy easier status, faster rentals … Read more »

Sush Mobile GSMA Awards finalist for Kiwibank HomeHunter

Press Release – Sush Mobile

Kiwibank Home Hunter, an innovative mortgage loan processing, combination, real estate app developed by Sush Mobile, has been nominated for a Global Mobile Award in the Best Consumer Mobile Service category. Read more »

Ceremony marks Chief of Defence handover

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated newly promoted Lieutenant General Tim Keating, who has today assumed command of the NZ Defence Force. It has been a fitting ceremony to mark the departure of out-going Chief of Defence Force (CDF), … Read more »

SKYCITY Hotel tops Travelbug Awards

Press Release – Travelbug

SKYCITY Auckland has topped the 2014 Travelbug Awards announced today, ranking it as the countrys number one New Zealand accommodation provider based on popularity and guest reviews. Read more »

Gisborne moves back into Gigatown top 5

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

A large increase in the number of people signing up to support Gisborne in the nationwide Gigatown competition has seen Gisborne move back into fifth place. A large number of points were at stake in the mini competition which ran over the long weekend. Read more »

Peaches come early for Wattie’s – an historic milestone

Press Release – Wattie’s

For the first time in its history Watties is canning peaches in January. For almost 80 years peaches have not processed until the second week in February. Due to the Hawkes Bays warm weather early in the summer, the fruit on some orchards matured … Read more »

More heavy handedness from NZTA

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Transport Agency seems set on botching yet another round of compulsory land acquisition, this time over a planned link road to Transmission Gully, Labours Transport spokesperson Darien Fenton says. Read more »

Southern Response will not appeal Rout judgement

Press Release – Southern Response Earthquake Services

The Southern Response Board has decided not to lodge an appeal against the decision of the High Court in the claim brought by Mr and Mrs Rout. Southern Response Chief Executive Peter Rose said the Court decision provides useful guidance on various … Read more »

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