Archive for November, 2015

Carter Holt granted leave to appeal ‘leaky schools’ ruling

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – Carter Holt Harvey, the building products manufacturer and supplier owned by billionaire Graeme Hart, will argue its case over whether it can be held liable in the Ministry of Education’s leaky schools case in the Supreme Court. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as Xero, FPH gains

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as Xero, Orion fall, F&P gains on earnings outlook Read more »

Affco, Meatworkers Union head for mediation

Article – Businesswire

Affco, Meatworkers Union head for mediation as meat company prepares to appeal Employment Court ruling Read more »

NZ dollar little changed as RBA review looms

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed ahead of tomorrow’s Reserve Bank of Australia policy review, kicking off a busy week for economic data and central bank activity. Read more »

Government’s RealMe in doubt as Treasury calls for ‘pause’

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The government’s RealMe project to give every New Zealander one log-in for all online government services is among several dozen major government initiatives attracting extra scrutiny from the Treasury, with recommendations that … Read more »

Dog and Lemon Guide Statement

Press Release – Dog And Lemon Guide

The latest accident caused by a tourist driver suggests the tourism industrys voluntary driver assessment is useless, says the car review website . The company which rented the car involved in the crash was following a recently … Read more »

Collective century of JMIS expertise unlocks options

Press Release – JMIS

Collective century of JMIS expertise unlocks investment options Today marks a new beginning for the former Sovereign-owned Select Wealth Management product. As of 1 December, all of the Select Wealth Management staff will be relocated to JMIS offices, … Read more » website wins plain English award

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

The website won the Best Plain English website award for the public sector at the recent WriteMark Plain English awards, held this month in Wellington. Read more »

Savoury Yoghurt a New Zealand First

Press Release – Retro Organics

Southland-based company Retro Organics has produced the savoury yoghurt products, which are the first of their kind available on the New Zealand market. They are available in three flavours; tomato and basil, carrot and ginger and beetroot and cardamom. Read more »

Motorists reminded to “check your speed”

Press Release – New Zealand Police

If youre driving, Police are reminding you to check your speed, as from Tuesday 1 December, the speed threshold reduces to 4km/hr through until the end of January. Read more »

Bobby calves must be treated humanely

Press Release – RNZSPCA

SPCA New Zealand is horrified at the inhumane treatment of bobby calves shown in videos taken by Farmwatch and screened on TVNZ’s Sunday programme last night. Read more »

Information Leadership wins local government

Press Release – Information Leadership

New Zealand information and knowledge management solution provider Information Leadership won ICT Vendor of the Year at last weeks Annual Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) Awards. The company was nominated by the Upper Hutt … Read more »

An improved, simplified and streamlined RMA better for all

Press Release – NZ Planning Institute

November 30, 2015 The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill before Parliament this week seeks to simplify and streamline the planning processes which would be good for all Kiwis, the New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) chair Bryce Julyan says. … Read more »

Aflex Technology Brings Aqua Adventure to Kaiteriteri Beach

Press Release – Aflex Technology

Nelson-based Aflex Technology transformed Kaiteriteri Beach on Saturday 28th November into a unique inflatable aquatic playground. Read more »

Government needs to come clean

Press Release – WWF-New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand (30 November) – As the United Nations summit on climate change opens in Paris, John Key will tonight present a communique to the assembled governments on the need to end fossil fuel subsidies, while at home his government … Read more »

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline on US jobs data

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may decline as traders bet US jobs data will support Fed rate hikes Read more »

Building lasting relationships for growth in BOP

Press Release – Bay of Connections

Bay of Connections has solidified its regional and national influence throughout 2015, after a year of significant economic action and achievement, culminating in the launch of its Yearly Report in Tauranga today. > Read more »

Rogue operators need to be brought into line

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

The Department of Conservation (DOC) needs more teeth to prosecute commercial tourism operators offering products and services illegally on public conservation land, say tourism industry organisations. Read more »

CodeBlue’s CIO Services take ‘evolutionary leap’

Press Release – CodeBlue

Auckland, New Zealand. 30 November 2015. IT managed services company CodeBlue has rolled out a nationwide evolution of its CIO Services with new appointments, new processes and new capabilities all designed to help customers achieve better … Read more »

NZ business confidence rises to 6-month high

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand business confidence rose to a six-month high in November, signalling a pick up in the economy. Read more »

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