Archive for August, 2015

Sales of superfood spinach on the rise

Press Release – LeaderBrand

LeaderBrand, one of New Zealands largest producers of fresh vegetables, has noticed a significant increase in spinach sales this year. The leap has been accounted to consumers becoming more aware of the superfoods health benefits as well as the … Read more »

New Nelson air link welcome, says Wellington Mayor

Press Release – Wellington City Council

A cheaper air service to Nelson announced today by Jetstar will boost business and leisure travel between the two cities, says Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. The Nelson Wellington link was among a cluster of four new regional Jetstar routes … Read more »

NZTA Must Purchase Properties of those Living Next to Hell

Press Release – Cr K Gurunathan

I urge Crown Agency NZTA to seriously look into the purchase of about nine properties significantly affected by the construction of the Kapiti Expressway. Failing that there must be some intense mitigation measure to make it tolerable. Property owners … Read more »

Residential property withholding tax proposed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Public consultation begins today on the Governments proposed residential land withholding tax with the release of a paper seeking public feedback Read more »

NZ investors leading strategic growth in Auckland

Press Release – CBRE

31 August 2015, Auckland Much has been written recently about overseas purchases of New Zealand property. Read more »

Christchurch’s largest hotel now fully open for business

Press Release – 4pr

The remodelling of Christchurch’s newest and largest hotel is now complete and it’s welcoming guests. Read more »

NZME’s GrabOne breaks website traffic records

Press Release – NZME.

NZMEs GrabOne breaks website traffic records with National Burger Day 31 August 2015 – New Zealands largest daily deals website, GrabOne has broken previously held site records with its inaugural National Burger Day last week. Read more »

Pacific Magazines Confirms New Zealand Presence

Press Release – Pacific Magazines

August 31, 2015: Pacific Magazines confirmed today it would continue to publish and distribute thats life! in its current format of New Zealand and Australian content and advertising, while the Australian editions of New Idea and Girlfriend will be … Read more »

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Press Release – NZTA

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway The first of the sections of the Canada St Bridge which will form a vital link in Aucklands inner city cycle network have been successfully transported onto site within the Central Motorway Junction. Two … Read more »

Milestone delivery for Nelson Street Cycleway

Press Release – NZTA

The first of the sections of the Canada St Bridge which will form a vital link in Aucklands inner city cycle network have been successfully transported onto site within the Central Motorway Junction. Two of the seven mammoth sections were moved … Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Business Confidence

Press Release – HiFX

The ANZ Business Confidence & Own Activity figures for August have just been released. They came in worse than expected overall. The Business Confidence fell sharply compared with the previous quarter: -29.1% versus -15.3% in July The Business … Read more »

Foley Family full-year operating profit more than doubles

Article – BusinessDesk

Foley Family full-year operating profit more than doubles, as bottled, bulk wine sales rise Read more »

NZ firms grow gloomier about economic outlook

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand firms grew even gloomier in August as falling commodity prices and a lack of inflation looks set to keep profits down, and have scaled back their intentions to take on new staff or invest in their business. Read more »

Three new pools to open at Tekapo Springs

Press Release – Southern PR

Award-winning South Island tourism attraction Tekapo Springs has announced plans to open not one, but THREE new pools for families to enjoy from the busy Christmas period. Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as US jobs data seen boosting case for rate hike Read more »

Pay Equity Coalition supports Midwives

Press Release – Pay Equity Coalition

The Pay Equity Challenge Coalition today added its support to the College of Midwives claim of pay discrimination on the basis of gender. Read more »

Countdown supermarkets nationwide to accept Visa payWave

Press Release – Visa

AUCKLAND, August 31, 2015 From today Countdown customers will be able to pay using Visa payWave on Debit in a move by the supermarket to offer greater payment choice at the checkout. Read more »

KPMG NZ honoured by Microsoft

Press Release – KPMG

KPMG New Zealand has achieved the prestigious 2015 Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle, an elite group of the most strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from across the globe with sales achievements that rank them in the highest echelon of the Microsoft … Read more »

ASB North Wharf a glowing example

Press Release – Ideas Shop

ASB North Wharf a glowing example as Auckland companies sweep the boards at Master Electricians Excellence Awards Read more »

Kiwi Regional Airlines – still the best bet

Press Release – Kiwi Regional Airlines

New Zealand-owned Kiwi Regional Airlines has restated its support for regional direct flights in the wake of Jetstar’s announcement of flights connecting a handful of regional centres to Auckland and Wellington. Read more »

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