Archive for March, 2015

Tonight on Evening Report – March 31 2015

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Tonight on Evening Report we lead with a video cross to Hanoi to gauge how delegates from South East Asia, meeting on nuclear disarmament in Vietnam, have responded to news New Zealand has been spying on its trading partners. This and more in tonight’s … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by A2 on ASX debut

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose after A2 Milk Co debuted on the ASX. Warehouse Group, Genesis Energy and Metlifecare declined as the companies gave up rights to dividends. Read more »

NZ dollar holds above 98 Australian cents

Article – BusinessDesk

March 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar held above 98 Australian cents, having earlier touched a post-float high, as the slumping price of iron ore stoked bets the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut interest rates next week to revive a … Read more »

New Trends in Exercise – How to Cut Fiction from Fact

Press Release – New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals

MEDIA RELEASE: For Immediate Release – 31 March 2015 FROM: The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) Read more »

Mid-Year Profit for Centreport

Press Release – CentrePort

CentrePort posted a Net Profit after Tax of $3.1m for the six months to December 2014, up on the same period last year which was an earthquake affected loss of $0.2m. Read more »

AMP partnership with MediaWorks’ show, Paul Henry

Press Release – AMP

Leading life insurer and retirement savings provider AMP is excited to announce that it is the exclusive broadcast partner for MediaWorks new programme Paul Henry which launches on 7 April. Read more »

Aerial robotics add new dynamics to forestry

Press Release – Scion

Aerial imagery, near infrared detection and aerial robotics sound like they belong in a military operation, however these advanced technologies are set to change the dynamics of forest management. Read more »

Latest Air NZ plan carries on regional snub

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Christchurch Labour Members of Parliament have secured a meeting with Air New Zealand boss Christopher Luxon following the airlines decision to cut its Christchurch to Tokyo summer flights. Read more »

Search on for 2015 Young Horticulturist of the Year

Press Release – RNZIH Education Trust

A nationwide search begins this week for young men and women who exemplify the leadership qualities that have earned New Zealands primary products the trust of consumers all over the world. Starting this April, young horticultural leaders from every corner … Read more »

Connor Healthcare appeals to Commerce Commission

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Connor Healthcare Limited (Connor) has filed an appeal in the High Court against the Commissions decision declining clearance for it to acquire all the shares in Acurity Health Group Limited (Acurity) it did not already own. Read more »

Maui’s dolphin sighted in new oil block

Press Release – Green Party

The sighting of a Mauis dolphin in an area the Government has just opened up to oil and gas exploration shows how willing Energy Minister Simon Bridges is to sacrifice the environment for oil, the Green Party said today. Read more »

A big step forward for the New Zealand wine industry

Press Release – New Zealand Winegrowers

New Zealand Winegrowers warmly welcomes the announcement that Government will implement the Geographical Indications Registration Act. Geographical indications identify wines as originating in a region or locality says Philip Gregan, CEO, New Zealand … Read more »

Toothfish import, export restrictions renewed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner today welcomed the renewal of the Customs Import and Export Prohibitions (CIPO and CEPO) on toothfish, restricting toothfish imports and exports for another three years. The renewal of restrictions on importing and … Read more »

PM’s Post-Cabinet Press Conference Transcript: 16 March 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Right, good afternoon. Id like to start by saying our thoughts are with our Pacific neighbours following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam. Information is still coming, but it appears that Cyclone Pam has caused extensive damage and also, sadly, … Read more »

Detours extended on SH1 between Rangiriri and Ohinewai

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the State Highway 1 southbound lanes between Rangiriri and Ohinewai will be closed to traffic from 8pm on Tuesday 31 March until 6am the following day. Motorists will be detoured across the Glen Murray Bridge … Read more »

AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report

Press Release – AMP360

First home buyers should have no trouble getting a house anywhere but Auckland: AMP360 Home Loan Affordability report Read more »

Major works on Northwestern Motorway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Major works on Northwestern Motorway Thurs 2 April to Tues 7 April 2015 (Easter weekend) Read more »

BRANZ National survey

Press Release – Branz

The results from the fourth national new house owners satisfaction survey are out and they contain some important messages for the residential building industry in New Zealand. Read more »

Tamaki Redevelopment Company: New Appt CEO

Press Release – Tamaki Redevelopment Company

The Board of the Tmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) wishes to advise that John Holyoake has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective April 14, 2015. The company and the regeneration programme are at an exciting stage of development and the Board … Read more »

Historic #BeCrueltyFree Campaign Victory

Press Release – Be Cruelty Free

WELLINGTON (xx March 2015) – New Zealand has joined the growing list of progressive nations to ban cruel animal testing of cosmetics, following a two year campaign by #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand. An amendment to the Animal Welfare Act similar to that … Read more »

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