Archive for October, 2015

Lisa Owen Interviews Metropolitan Mayors

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to Auckland Mayor Len Brown, Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown & Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel Read more »

Brown announces international retirement

Press Release – netball new zealand

Silver Ferns shooter Jodi Brown has announced her retirement from international Netball following the final game of the 2015 New World Netball Series for the Constellation Cup. Brown leaves the international arena having played 61 Tests for the Silver Ferns … Read more »

EPA to consult on GMO regulations

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Nick Smith Minister for the Environment 30 October 2015 Changes to regulations on the definition of what is and is not a genetically modified organism (GMO) are needed to maintain the workability of the law on GMOs administered by the Environmental … Read more »

Enquiries underway following Interpol fatal crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Enquiries underway with Interpol to locate and advise next of kin following fatal crash overnight Read more »

Private Sector dialogue with Economic and Trade Minister

Press Release – Pacific Island Forum

The Joint Forum Economic and Trade Ministers meeting with Private Sector concluded today in Rarotonga on a high note with a robust dialogue on the theme Addressing Economic Development in the Pacific Islands through the Private Sector. Read more »

Fatal crash – Southern Motorway – Auckland City

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Update: The motorway has been reopened. Update: The sole occupant of the car that rolled is dead at the scene. Read more »

NZ Diversity Consultant Named Top 10 Globally

Press Release – Diversity NZ

Diversity New Zealand Ltd’s Managing Director has been named one of the Top 10 diversity consultants in the inaugural Global Diversity List. Philip Patston was recognised in the first ever assessment of the worlds leading authorities on diversity announced … Read more »

Kirkcaldie & Stains narrows full-year loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Kirkcaldie & Stains narrowed its full-year loss while recognising one-time costs and impairments related to exiting its 152-year-old Wellington department store. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall from record; Air NZ, MRP drop

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand stocks fell, retreating from record levels as investors booked profits. Air New Zealand, MightyRiverPower and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare declined in a broad-based selloff. Read more »

Auckland Trotting Club AGM reflects on watershed year

Press Release – Alexandra Park

Members of the Auckland Trotting Club formally received and signed off their 2015 Annual Report at the organisations Annual General Meeting last night. Read more »

Why is David Seymour hesitant to defend his bill?

Press Release – Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

David Seymour, MP for ACT, withdrew from an interview when he heard that Euthanasia-Free NZ would also be represented. Read more »

NZX futures suggest GDT prices may drop 5% at next auction

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The price for New Zealand’s key dairy export, whole milk powder, may drop about 5 percent at next week’s GlobalDairyTrade auction amid lacklustre demand. Read more »

NZ dollar mainly unchanged this week as traders feel no rush

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar is heading into the end of the week largely unchanged against the greenback after the Federal Reserve’s move to keep open a potential rate hike was offset by improving economic data and a local central … Read more »

Motorway lane closures for Auckland marathon

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

30 October 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Motorway lane closures for Auckland marathon Two lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge as well as neighbouring motorway ramps will be closed this Sunday morning (1 November) for the annual Auckland marathon. Read more »

Ngāi Tahu Tourism appoints new directors

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Dave Hawkey and Paul Bingham have been named as the new members of the Ngi Tahu Tourism Board. Read more »

Trustpower Limited Half Year Result

Press Release – TrustPower

Trustpowers consolidated profit after tax was $59.7 million for the period, representing a decrease of 33% compared with $89.8 million for the same period last year. Last year a oneoff gain of $25 million was included in profit relating to the acquisition … Read more »

Stickman grows a Mo for Movember

Press Release – Pak n Save

Stickman is calling all Mo Bros and Mo Sistas around New Zealand to get involved this Movember Read more »

Red Meat Sector welcomes decision to negotiate an EU-NZ FTA

Press Release – Beef And Lamb NZ

Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) are delighted that the European Union and New Zealand are set to progress negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement, as announced by Prime Minister John Key in Brussels. Read more »

SCIRT traffic update: Week starting Monday, 2 November, 2015

Press Release – Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team

From the week starting Monday 9 November repairs on retaining walls on Dyers Pass Rd will start and take about 10 weeks. Read more »

Name released in Roxburgh crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Southern Police can now confirm the 62 year-old man who died yesterday, after the vehicle he was in left the road and slid down a bank, was Alan Evan McConnon from Belleknowes, Dunedin. Read more »

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