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Archive for January, 2015

New section of Te Awa – Great New Zealand River Ride

Press Release – Waikato District Council

URBAN CYCLEWAY FUND – New section of Te Awa Great New Zealand River Ride will take shape this year thanks to funding boost Read more »

NZ lamb wool price jumps to 3 1/2 year high on rising demand

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a three-and-a-half year high at auctions this week on increased demand for the fibre used in clothing, as buyers benefited from a decline in the local currency. Read more »

Abano Settles sale of orthotics business

Press Release – Abano Healthcare Group Limited

Abano Healthcare Group (NZX: ABA) has today confirmed settlement of the sale of its orthotics business, the Orthotic Centre, to private investors, as announced on 25 November 2014. This was the last remaining business in Abanos Rehabilitation … Read more »

Longburn shared pathway to get funding

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council are pleased at the announcement issued today from the Minister of Transport, confirming the Urban Cycleways Fund and the National Land Transport Fund will provide substantial capital funding for the Longburn to Palmerston … Read more »

Council welcomes cycleways funding

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council says a grant from a new Government fund for cycling infrastructure is a strong vote of support for its Major Cycle Routes (MCR) network. Transport Minster Simon Bridges today announced the first round of funding from the Governments … Read more »

Kiwifruit Claim Statement of Claim Now Available on Website

Press Release – The Kiwifruit Claim

The Kiwifruit Claim has posted its statement of claim for its class-action litigation on its website , together with explanatory material approved by the High Court at Wellington. Read more »

Council farewells long-serving camp leaseholders

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Leaseholders of Spencer Beach Holiday Park, Trevor and Kathy Inwood, have decided to relinquish the lease from 31 March, 2015. Read more »

Six Day Strike Threatened at Lyttelton Port

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has received strike notices from the Rail and Maritime Union (RMTU) for three consecutive days and has been told by the Union it will be served with three more strike notices to make a total of six consecutive … Read more »

Building activity reaches record high

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Building and Housing Minister, Dr Nick Smith, has welcomed todays release of the latest figures from Statistics New Zealand which showed $14.6 billion of building work consented in 2014 the highest ever. Read more »

Government’s urban cycleways plans are not enough

Press Release – Green Party

The urban cycling infrastructure projects announced today are not enough to prevent costly injuries to cyclists and encourage commuters and school children to cycle, The Green Party said today. Green Party transport spokesperson Julie Anne Genter … Read more »

Air New Zealand brings back $29 Night Rider service

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is offering its Night Rider service again and this time the deals will extend to regional New Zealand destinations. From 20 February, for a limited time, every seat on an additional late night service on selected regional and trunk … Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: The Burqua Issue

Press Release – Waatea News

Ngapuhi maverick David Rankin grabbed headlines this week with a call for a ban at Waitangi on anyone wearing the burqa, a traditional head covering for some Muslim women. Read more »

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