Archive for May, 2015

A further blow for landlords and their tenants

Press Release – NZ Property Investors Federation

The rental property industry almost got through a week without a new regulation making it harder to provide tenants with homes, said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors Federation. However at ten to five on Friday afternoon, … Read more »

New Greens co-leader aims to ‘change the party’ to win

Article – BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) – Newly elected Green Party male co-leader James Shaw says his job is to “change the party” to prepare it for government rather than an opposition, massively grow party membership to reflect a broader cross-section … Read more »

James Shaw speech to 2015 Green AGM

Speech – Green Party

I want to start by paying tribute to Russel and all the work hes done for our party and our cause. Read more »

Auckland Rates Meeting June 10

Press Release – Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert

Auckland residents Ray Calver and Dick Cuthbert are part of a group of concerned ratepayers organising the Auckland Rates Increases Public Meeting to be held June 10. There is widespread anger at the imposition of an average 9.9% rates increases … Read more »

Greens elect James Shaw as new male co-leader

Article – BusinessDesk

May 30 (BusinessDesk) – First term Member of Parliament James Shaw has snatched the male co-leadership of the Green Party, beating out veteran MP Kevin Hague for the post and saying he believed the Green Party could attract support from people who … Read more »

Nats may have to sell state houses for free

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Governments social housing policy is totally unravelling as the Iwi Chairs Forum says they believe the houses have a market value of zero, meaning the Government will have to give the houses away and lose billions of dollars, says Labours Housing … Read more »

Lisa Owen interviews Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei

Press Release – The Nation

Turei says new male co-leader won’t lead to any radical changes in direction for the party Read more »

Information about Live Stream at Green Party AGM

Press Release – Green Party

What: Key speeches and announcements at the Green Party AGM will be live streamed over the weekend Read more »

The Case for Capital Gains Tax in a Progressive Economy

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society

I would like to invite you to hear Dr Deborah Russell discuss this topic on Wednesday 10 June at Connolly Hall, Guildford Terrace, Wellington at 5:30pm. Read more »

Ahuwhenua Trophy winner congratulated

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Mori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell have tonight congratulated Mangaroa Station, this years Ahuwhenua Trophy winner. Read more »

Let journalism shine’ plea as Campbell Live host bows out

Article – Pacific Media Centre Read more »

Serious Road Crash update – Te Puke – Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Police

No information on the identity of this person will be released until next of kin are located and advised. SH2 is now open to traffic in both directions. Read more »

Road Crash update – Te Puke – Bay of Plenty

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Update to Te Puke Crash As at 08.30am, SH2 Westbound lane is now open. Read more »

SCIRT Traffic update Queen’s Birthday and from 2 June

Press Release – SCRIT Read more »

Ballance farewells Warwick de Vere after 45 years

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Fertiliser industry stalwart, Warwick de Vere will leave Ballance Agri-Nutrients Mount Maunganui site for the last time on today [29 May], closing the door on a 45-year career with the co-operative. Read more »

Treble Cone Partners with Resorts of the Canadian Rockies

Press Release – TrebleCone

Treble Cone (Wanaka New Zealand) is excited to announce a marketing and reciprocal partnership with Resorts of the Canadian Rockies who operate Kicking Horse, Fernie and Kimberley amongst other areas. The crux of the partnership will be around providing … Read more »

Coastlands Attracts Another National Retail Chain

Press Release – The Perfect Angle

With the recent announcement that a major food court expansion is underway, Coastlands has confirmed they have secured a new high profile tenant, with New Zealands largest specialist lighting retailer expected to open its doors on 13 July. Read more »

Music website trader guilty of fraud

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Online musical instrument store owner Andrew Marquet Taylor has been sentenced to 9 months home detention, ordered to pay more than $91,000 in compensation and fines in the Auckland District Court yesterday. Mr Taylor was also banned from using the … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by F&P Healthcare, Nuplex

Article – BusinessDesk

May 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares rose, led by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare after its annual results beat forecasts. Nuplex Industries extended recent gains. Read more »

NZ dollar heads for 2.4% weekly drop

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar heads for 2.4% weekly drop as Fed eyes rate hikes, questions loom over local economy Read more »

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