Archive for February, 2015

OYSTERS AHEAD: Bluff season begins

Press Release – NIWA

Each March, oyster lovers descend on the catch of Bluffs best bivalves a seasonal delicacy from one of the last remaining wild oyster fisheries on the planet. Read more »

Independent company to survey Aucklanders on transport

Press Release – Auckland Council

A quantitative survey, asking 4,200 Aucklanders for their views on fixing and funding transport, has started as part of Auckland Councils 10-year budget consultation. Read more »

No Surprises in Lakeview Cabin Tenancies

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

In 2002, the Queenstown Lakes District Council made a considerable investment and some tough decisions to resolve ongoing issues around the then campground site. Read more »

Virgin Australia’s Award-Winning Business Class in NZ Skies

Press Release – Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia’s award-winning Business Class will begin flying across the Tasman tomorrow, as part of a progressive rollout in the New Zealand and Pacific Island markets. Read more »

Solid Energy delays 1H report on weaker coal price forecast

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) – Solid Energy, the state-owned coal miner whose chair Pip Dunphy stepped down this week, will delay reporting its first-half accounts, saying forward pricing for coal may impact on its ability to meet debt repayments when they … Read more »

Dairy Awards Judges Find Opportunities for Ambitious

Press Release – NZ Dairy Industry Awards

The 2015 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards is in full swing, with judging underway and the first regional winners due to be announced next week. Read more »

Solid Energy half-year accounts deferred

Press Release – Solid Energy NZ

Solid Energy will defer presenting its half-year accounts until the Board of Directors is confident the accounts reflect a true and fair picture of the companys position, says acting Chair Andy Coupe. Read more »

Fisher & Paykel Innovations Receive Top Award

Press Release – Fisher And Paykel

Auckland, NZ 27 February, 2015: Fisher & Paykel, New Zealands award winning appliance brand, has received further international recognition for its innovation in design adding another two iF Design Awards to its list of successes. Read more »

Famed Winemaker Comes Home to New Zealand

Press Release – Mahana Winery

Nelson, New Zealand, February 25, 2015-Woollaston at Mahana Winery is delighted that Michael Glover, currently winemaker at the celebrated Australian winery Bannockburn, will lead the winemaking team at Woollastons Mahana Winery in Nelson/Tasman. Read more »

Wainuiomata 2035: is this our vision?

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Last year Wainuiomata residents and business owners had their say on what their community should look like in 2035. The projects steering group have gathered that feedback, collated a collective vision and now want to double check with the community that … Read more »

Encouraging start to the year for building consents

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Encouraging start to the year for building consents Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed todays release of building consent figures for January 2015 from Statistics New Zealand, which show the number of consents issued for the … Read more »

Home loans helping people acheive their dreams

Press Release – Media PA

TO SAVE time and money and to help achieve dreams are some of the goals New Zealand Home Loans Franklin Districts office has in mind for each one of the clients they deal with. Read more »

Farmers urged to watch out for health as big dry grinds on

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Farmers in Waikato and South Auckland are being urged to watch out for their health as the stress of managing in the extremely dry conditions this summer grinds on. A multi-agency teleconference today heard that soil moisture remained low in the … Read more »

Research must challenge our presumptions about road lighting

Press Release – Strategic Lighting Partners Ltd

Its time to challenge our presumptions about road lighting and road safety says an American road safety transport official who is visiting New Zealand in March. Lighting is presumed to improve road safety performance and so weve stopped … Read more »

New Zealand travel insurer joins growing comparison

Press Release – Compare Travel Insurance

2015 is off to a flying start for New Zealands leading travel insurance with new insurer NZ-travel-insurance being the latest insurer to be added to its panel. Read more »

NZTA Traffic Bulletin

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 6 March. … Read more »

Vista Group exceeds PFI for 2014 year

Press Release – Vista Group

Revenue $2.0m ahead of PFI Profit attributable to shareholders at $4.0m, up 17% on PFI of $3.4m 1,103 new cinema sites installed by Vista Entertainment Significant growth in China with successful DADI cinema rollout Integration of Movio and … Read more »

University marine bike ride part of SeaWeek activities

Press Release – University of Waikato

The Universitys Coastal Marine Field Station staff will lead a coastal bike ride with a difference as part of the Marine Stations annual Open Day on Saturday 7 March in Tauranga. Read more »

Bathurst sinks into the red in 1H, waiting for coal price

Article – BusinessDesk

Bathurst sinks into the red in first-half, still waiting for coal price to turn around Read more »

Appointments to Lottery Distribution Committees

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced 13 new members to ten Lottery distribution committees with terms commencing on 2 March 2015. Read more »

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