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Archive for July, 2015

Treble Cone’s Busiest Ever Start to a Snow Season

Press Release – Treble Cone

The South Islands largest ski area Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) has enjoyed its busiest ever start to a snow season and has set new records for both its busiest week overall and busiest July ever. Read more »

Free before morning tea

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Car parking in the city centre will be free before10.30am every weekday for the month of August as part of free a parking trial by Council. Read more »

13 companies gain up to $24.5M in R&D grants

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Thirteen companies were the recipients of the latest batch of government-funded research and development growth grants totalling up to $24.5 million over three years, including the listed Eroad receiving its first ever taxpayer … Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. An urgent application for judicial review will challenge Trade Minister … Read more »

Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening

Press Release – NZTA

31 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency Auckland Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening Read more »

Maritime industry backing World Maritime activities

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

With worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019, the New Zealand maritime industry will focus firmly on education and training for NZ Careers at Sea to celebrate World Maritime Day (Thurs, Sept 24). Read more »

Ngai Tahu Property boss Tony Sewell to retire

Article – BusinessDesk

Ngai Tahu Property boss Sewell retiring to pursue private sector opportunities after building $553 million portfolio Read more »

Social Security Amendment Bill

Press Release – New Zealand Government

On 23 July 2015, the House of Representatives referred the Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill to the Social Services Select Committee for consideration and report to the House by 23 January 2016. Read more »

Achieving Patient-Centred Care Or Floccinaucinihipilfication

Press Release – ASMS

Thank you for the opportunity to address you again. As always my comments are personal observations, although in broad terms at least I believe they are consistent with the Associations view on the matters discussed. In this address I would like to … Read more »

T&G Global strengthens position as asparagus marketer

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – T&G Global, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany’s BayWa, has acquired assets from long-term Australian partner M&G Vizzarri, strengthening its position as a major asparagus trader. Read more »

Niwa: Regional predictions for the next three month

Press Release – NIWA

El Nio conditions continued to strengthen during July 2015. Sea surface temperature anomalies in the eastern and central Equatorial Pacific have been exceeding +1oC for the past two months. The Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) was strongly negative … Read more »

New Zealand’s First Community Ecommerce Initiative

Press Release – Storbie Limited

New Zealands First Community Ecommerce Initiative to Launch as Part of Hamilton CBD Revitalisation Strategy Read more »

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