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Archive for August, 2014

Lyttelton Port profit boosted by insurance payments

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Lyttelton Port Co, Christchurch’s ocean trade hub, posted a jump in annual profit and paid off its debt after settling insurance claims resulting from the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Read more »

NZ 2014 Leaders Index – week ending 29 August

Press Release – iSentia

Below is iSentias first weekly Leaders Index, showing the relative amount of coverage of nine Party Leaders in the lead up to the National Election across news media and social media. We will produce these reports for the next three weeks on … Read more »

Strong LPC Financial Result Supports Port Redevelopment

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is focused on building a solid future for the Company and its stakeholders. It is in a strong financial position to fund the Ports redevelopment. The Company had good volume growth and has produced a solid financial … Read more »

Vector Wins Tax Case

Press Release – Vector Limited

The judgment in Vectors High court case against the Inland Revenue Department has been released today. The case centred on a matter of statutory interpretation of a specific section of the Tax Act. Read more »

Minister announces draft white space licencing rules

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams has today announced draft licencing rules for the use of television white space devices in New Zealand. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 0.5% weekly decline

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 0.5% weekly decline on brighter US economy, slowing local growth Read more »

SCIRT traffic update – week starting 1 September, 2014

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Ferry Road will be one way (towards Sumner) for up to six hours Saturday 30 August, 6 am to midday, Rutherford St/ Palinurus Road to the Dyers/ Tunnel Road roundabout. Use Linwood Ave or the detour will be via Dyers Road and then Palinurus Road, back … Read more »

Forest grant scheme will help control erosion

Press Release – NZ Forest Owners Association

Forest owners say the governments decision to reinstate the Afforestation Grant Scheme will be welcomed by farmers and regional councils fighting soil erosion in steep hill country. Read more »

Leaders Dinner with Campbell Live, Dessert with RadioLIVE

Press Release – Mediaworks

John Campbell is hosting Colin Craig, Winston Peters, Laila Harre, Metiria Turei, Peter Dunne, Jamie Whyte and Te Ururoa Flavell LIVE from Aucklands Grand Harbour Restaurant on Wednesday 3 September at 7pm. Read more »

Two men arrested in relation to avocado orchard burglaries

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police have found about 400 stolen avocados at a Whangarei address following a search warrant this morning. Read more »

The killer blow to your desk phone

Press Release – Bridgepoint

The humble desk phone has clearly seen a serious drop in use over the last few years. But realistically can your smartphone ever be a full replacement? Read more »

SKY Continues to Innovate

Press Release – Sky TV

SKY customers will soon be enjoying upgraded MY SKY services, internet connectivity, video on-demand, upgraded legacy decoders and a modernised electronic programme guide (EPG). A Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for non-SKY customers will also … Read more »

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