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Archive for January, 2016

Labour launches policy offering 3 years’ free tertiary ed

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – A Labour Party-led would institute a policy of free tertiary education for up to three years for any New Zealander who has not previously studied past the end of secondary school, its leader, Andrew Little, announced today in a … Read more »

Ruth Dyson: Vulnerable Women the Victims of Govt Inaction

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Governments failure to address the housing crisis and its refusal to take steps to raise wages have led to vulnerable women being exploited, Labours spokesperson for Women Ruth Dyson says. Reports today that women are being offered free rent … Read more »

Fatal Road Crash – Kaipara Dsitrict – Northland

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At 3.52pm today Police were advised of a serious crash on Pouto Road in the Kaipara District. Read more »

Fatal Car Crash in Masterton

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At about 2:15 Sunday morning a Police patrol in Masterton has attempted to pull over the driver of a stolen Honda Civic. The vehicle failed to stop for Police and although a pursuit was commenced it was abandoned almost immediately due to the dangerous … Read more »

Light shines from Rangitoto

Press Release – Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

Light shines from Rangitoto Tonight [Friday 29 January], a beam of light will shine upwards from the summit of Rangitoto to the heavens. Te Haeata o Rangitoto is a large-scale outdoor light activation, coinciding with the inaugural Tmaki Herenga Waka Festival. … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on higher volumes

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on higher volumes; NZ Refining, Sky TV up, while Intueri, Trade Me, Air NZ fall Read more »

Toyota Driving Second Season of Reno Reality Hit Show

Press Release – Toyota New Zealand

Toyota New Zealand is pleased to announce their commitment to the TVNZ home renovation hit series, Our First Home, for a second season. Read more »

Use of open data on the rise

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New figures show another 7,650 users registered to download free government data from the Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Data Service in 2015, boosting the services total number of registered users to more than 20,000. Read more »

NZ dollar TWI heads for 1.4% weekly drop

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar TWI heads for 1.4% weekly drop as RBNZ adopts easing bias, Fonterra cuts forecast Read more »

Repeat supplies of oral contraceptives from pharmacists

Press Release – Pharmaceutical Society

New Zealand women to have access to regular repeat supplies of oral contraceptives directly from their community pharmacist. Read more »

Revolutionising Retirement

Press Release – Retirement Income Group

Lifetime Income products are now available in New Zealand, signaling a significant development for the retirement sector. Read more »

Large dairy farm in receivership for sale

Press Release – Bayleys

A large dairy farm milking approximately 2500 cows in two herds has been placed on the market for sale by tender in a receivership process. The farm is situated at Rangitaiki some 38 kilometres south-east of Taupo, and is made up of three combined … Read more »

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