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Archive for March, 2015

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 »

Greens welcome ban on animal cosmetics testing

Press Release – Green Party

After more than a year of campaigning by Green MP Mojo Mathers, the Government has finally agreed to ban cosmetics testing on animals, the Green Party said today. Im over the moon that the Government has acknowledged my work on this issue by finally … Read more »

Hair Salon rejects new contactless payment system

Press Release – Mane Salon

Wellington Hair Salon rejects new Semble contactless payments system, endorses Bitcoin. Mane Salon, a Wellington hair salon has instructed its bank not to deploy the new Semble contactless payments system to its EFTPOS terminal. Read more »

Law change to ban cosmetic testing on animals

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will introduce a change to the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill to ban the use of animals for testing finished cosmetic products and ingredients, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has announced today. Read more »

Exclusive mobile ad sales partnership with Conversant Media

Press Release – Snakk Media

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 31 March 2015 – Australian publisher Conversant Media has signed an exclusive advertising sales partner agreement with Snakk Medias (NZAX: SNK) division Represent Media to fill the mobile ad inventory on Conversants premium … Read more »

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