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Archive for August, 2016

GE appoints energy industry veteran as Country Leader for NZ

Press Release – GE New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand, August 31, 2016 GE has announced the appointment of Kevin Hart as GE Country Leader for New Zealand. Read more »

Police investigating power tool burglaries appeal to public

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Auckland Central District Police are appealing for members of the pubic to identify two individuals who burgled a Mt Wellington hardware store in July. Read more »

Cocktail Earth Cup Kick Carbon To The Curb

Press Release – 42 Below

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND, 25th AUGUST 2016 — The results are in and whilst Australia has the overall bragging rights, with the highest score across their five teams, James Millar and Cameron Attfield from The Gin Room in Auckland, New Zealand are … Read more »

FAA buys kiwi screening technology

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – State-owned air traffic controller Airways New Zealand has inked a “very significant” deal with the US Federal Aviation Administration, which will use New Zealand-developed technology to pre-screen potential recruits … Read more »

Apple New Zealand Must Now Pay Fair Rate of Tax

Press Release – Oxfam

Apple New Zealand Must Now Pay Fair Rate of Tax, Says Oxfam, Following European Ruling Read more »

Customers Reconnected to Network Supply

Press Release – Unison

Unison Networks today advised a large number of customers who had been relying on generated power had now been reconnected to usual network supply, following the worst storm-related damage the lines company had seen in over a decade. Read more »

Mad Butcher owner Veritas shares slump 17% on losses

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Shares in Veritas, the listed hospitality group which owns the Mad Butcher franchise and the Nosh food markets, have slumped 17 percent after its unaudited full-year results showed heavy losses and a board weighing up whether … Read more »

Lewis Pass motor inn fails to pay migrant worker

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A motor inn and caf in Lewis Pass has been ordered to pay $19,296 in penalties and arrears by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) for failing to pay a migrant worker minimum wage or holiday pay. Read more »

Airways NZ innovation to address US hiring surge

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the United States will be recruited using pre-screening assessments designed in New Zealand as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) steps up a major recruitment drive, in a deal with Airways NZ. Read more »

Kiwi Property raises $125mn, paying 4.00% over 7 years

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Kiwi Property has raised a total of $125 million in a bond issue, paying a 4 percent coupon or interest rate to investors over seven years. Read more »

Sealord to make significant investment in fishing fleet

Press Release – Sealord

The countrys first new deepwater fishery vessel in 20 years Will bring operational efficiency, sustainability and 80 new local jobs New Zealand deep sea fishing company Sealord is to make a $70 million investment in its fishing fleet with the purchase … Read more »

Manuka Honey – By any other name, is it so sweet?

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

The current controversy surrounding the trademark and protection of the name Manuka honey has again highlighted concerns that Mori have continued to express regarding the treatment and protection of our Taonga. The WAI262 claim to the Waitangi Tribunal … Read more »

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