Archive for March, 2014

Chatham Rock files second EEZ marine consent application

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – Chatham Rock Phosphate, which wants to mine phosphate nodules from the seafloor on the Chatham Rise, has submitted a draft marine consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ tech stocks join global sell off

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) New Zealand stocks fell as the end of financial year saw investors square their books and take profit from tech and growth stocks. Diligent Board Member Services, Xero, Pacific Edge and A2 Corp paced the decline. Read more »

Gen-i, Interactive Intelligence to transform contact centres

Press Release – Interactive Intelligence

Telecoms ICT services division Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) have partnered to bring the first fully monitored, managed and integrated cloud contact centre solutions into the New Zealand market. Read more »

NZ dollar little changed as RBA review, US jobs loom

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors await tomorrows Reserve Bank of Australia policy review, and US employment figures later in the week for a steer on global growth prospects. Read more »

HRC congratulates PSA report on family violence report

Press Release – Human Rights Commission

Economist Suzanne Snivelys report, Productivity Gains from Workplace Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence , finds that domestic violence will cost New Zealand employers at least $368 million over the next year and that workplace protections … Read more »

Draft Marine Consent application filed

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years work and more than $25 million in investment. Read more »

Kapiti Run for Youth confirms date for 2014

Press Release – Kapiti Run for Youth

Sunday 2 November 2014 is the confirmed date for Kapiti Run for Youth, says Richard Calkin of Web Genius. After raising just over $14,000 from the 2013 event Richard is looking forward to see how much money can be raised this year for Youth Quest … Read more »

Sophie Pascoe Wins Four Years of Silver And Gold

Press Release – Silvermoon

World record holder and renowned Kiwi swimmer, Sophie Pascoe, is no stranger to gold and silver, having won a combined medal count of ten from the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. Now, Pascoe is surrounding herself with gold and silver jewellery of a different … Read more »

$41b Tourism Goal Relies On Improving Visitor Experience

Press Release – Customer Experiences

New Zealand will struggle to achieve the Tourism Industry Association (TIA) aspiration of $41billion in earnings by 2025 unless businesses get serious about improving visitor experiences, says an industry training specialist. Read more »

Colliers wins nationwide Z Energy Property contract

Press Release – Colliers International

Colliers Internationals Corporate Solutions division has won the property management contract for Z Energys nationwide real estate portfolio. Read more »

Pocket The Best Pizza Deals with Domino’s New Offers App!

Press Release – Domino’s Pizza

Constantly rummaging through each and every drawer in the house to find those vouchers you so carefully tucked away? Eliminate the hassle with the launch of Dominos new Offers App all the best deals, always in your pocket! Read more »

$387 million to stay in Kiwis’ pockets

Press Release – New Zealand Government

ACC Minister Judith Collins says substantial levy cuts for employers and workers take effect tomorrow as a result of the Schemes excellent performance over the last few years. Read more »

Major new breast cancer studies to be funded by Pink Ribbon

Press Release – New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Further to todays news release from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), announcing three significant new breast cancer research projects, the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation can confirm that its Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaign, running in … Read more »

Vodafone brings 4G to Invercargill

Press Release – Vodafone

Vodafone is continuing its rollout of superfast 4G mobile technology to provincial New Zealand today, with the launch of 4G in Invercargill. Read more »

One year on, about two thirds of homes may be under insured

Article – BusinessDesk

One year on, about two thirds of NZ homes may be under insured, say insurers Read more »

Police appeal for sightings of vehicles

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating the death of Christchurch woman Amy Farrall are appealing to the public for sightings of two vehicles connected to their inquiries. Read more »

Sydney Ports get safety boost from personalised forecasts

Press Release – MetraWeather

Sydney Ports has invested in the latest weather technology as part of its ongoing commitment to improving harbour safety. Read more »

Spa, geothermal opportunities on agenda for mayor in Japan

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Opportunities for hot springs and spa development in Rotorua are on the agenda for Mayor Steve Chadwick when she visits Rotoruas Japanese sister city of Beppu this week. Read more »

Industry and business support Careers Expo developments

Press Release – Careers Expo

A group of Industry Training Organisations will exhibit at this years popular Careers Expos. The Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) will promote trade career opportunities to the 35,000 students and young adults attending at the annual events. Read more »

A Taste of Britain Tiffin

Press Release – The Langham Auckland

Its all about Great Britain at the Langham Auckland this April. The Royals are in town and beautiful new Palm Court now serves the finest afternoon tea in town, so the luxury hotel has created a delicious Brit-inspired Tiffin Afternoon Tea to … Read more »

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