Archive for November, 2014

Untouched World back in the White House

Press Release – Untouched World

New Zealand lifestyle brand Untouched World is finding favour in the US. Their Ecopossum fine Merino and possum fibre clothing was worn by none other than US President Barack Obama, as he made Thanksgiving Day calls to US troops from the Oval Office this morning. Read more »

Joyce to attend Sydney job fair

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce will travel to Sydney on Sunday morning to attend the New Zealand job fair. Read more »

New Zealanders Urged to Vote for Community Health Projects

Press Release – Medibank

With only a week left to vote its time for New Zealanders to get behind their local not-for-profit organisations vying for a 2015 Medibank Community Grant. Read more »

Speed restrictions and possible delays on SH36 in December

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect short delays when travelling on State Highway 36 (SH36) between Tauranga and Rotorua in December. Read more »

Queenstown Trails Recognises Support of Charitable Trusts

Press Release – Queenstown Trails Trust

The Queenstown Trails Trust is today recognising the invaluable support from the Community Trust of Southland and the Central Lakes Trust in providing $1m grants respectively towards the development of the spectacular 110km Queenstown Trail. Read more »

High NZ rates will keep luring investors into kiwi

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 28 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s relatively high interest rates will continue to lure global investors to the kiwi, creating headaches for local policy makers who, like the rest of the world, want a weaker currency to drive export growth, according … Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Filed in High Court in Wellington

Press Release – The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claims statement of claim has been filed in the High Court in Wellington this afternoon. Read more »

A new green home for Ricoh

Press Release – Ricoh

Ricoh NZ officially opens new green-rated Auckland headquarters and releases its 2014 Sustainability Report Read more »

Two changes for the SH16 Patiki Road exit

Press Release – Causeway Alliance

There are a couple of changes ahead for the SH16 Patiki Road citybound exit; The Patiki Road exit will be closed this weekend from 8pm Friday to 5am Monday so the off-ramp can be realigned. Detour routes for during the closure are attached … Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir Triumphs

Press Release – Sileni Estates

Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir trumps wines from New Zealand and Australias best Pinot Noir regions Read more »

Anthony Vincent Ram struck off

Press Release – New Zealand Law Society

Anthony Vincent Ram struck off The New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal has ordered that Anthony Vincent Ram be struck from the Roll of Barristers and Solicitors. The Tribunal found the former Auckland lawyer guilty of three charges … Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Sea levels, drones, science medals, penguins

Press Release – Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Sea-level rise; Science radar; Drone briefing; Research Honours; Friday video; Policy news; Quoted; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Sci-tech events Read more »

Claudelands Named as Finalist for Large Venue of the Year

Press Release – Claudelands

Hamilton venue Claudelands has been named as a finalist for Large Venue of the Year in the Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) Awards. Read more »

Fitzsimons – putting her money where her heart is

Press Release – Carbonscape

November 28, 2014 : Due diligence in investments has a slightly different connotation for retired politician Jeanette Fitzsimons. Read more »

Final report of WPC inquiry received

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew have received the final report from the Governments inquiry into the whey protein concentrate contamination incident last year. Read more »

Farmers’ fitness levels being impacted by technology

Press Release – Dairy NZ

Greater automation and technology has slowed dairy farmers down and impacted their fitness levels, says former Hauraki Plains farmer Ian Handcock. Read more »

Water Shortage Direction for Opihi River and tributaries

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

A Water Shortage Direction for the Opihi River and its tributaries which includes the Opuha River and Lake Opuha will come into force from Monday December 1 for a term of 14 days. Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 November 2014

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Broadcast on Waatea 603AM Saturday 12.00 – 12.30pm Sunday 12.00 – 12.30pm Both shows repeated 5.00pm 6.00pm On Sunday Saturday 29 November 2014 | The new Minister for Maori Development is taking a fresh look at the Te Reo Maori Bill drafted by … Read more »

Fly Buys sees Clearly now

Press Release –

The world’s largest online optical store is now offering Fly Buys points on contact lenses, eyeglasses, sunglasses and accessories. Read more »

L’affare launches new Christmas blend for City Mission

Press Release – Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Mission is excited to announce that in line with their Christmas Star Appeal, Laffare is launching a new Christmas Blend coffee and gifting a percentage of proceeds from its sale to The Mission. Read more »

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