Archive for September, 2016

Lateral reaches new subscriber benchmark

Press Release – Lateral

Lateral Corporation is pleased to announce an update of subscriber numbers. Current subscriptions reached 3,000 yesterday, up from 2,000 on 9th September. Read more »

Privacy Commissioner launches review of credit reporting law

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards today released a discussion paper inviting submissions on whether positive credit reporting, introduced to New Zealand following a law change five years ago, has been a success and whether the law was operating satisfactorily. Read more »

Bapcor Hellaby Takeover a Logical Step

Press Release – Bapcor Limited

30 September 2016: Listed Australian automotive aftermarket parts business Bapcor Limited (ASX:BAP) says its proposed takeover offer for Hellaby Holdings Limited (NZX:HBY) is a logical step in the long-standing relationship between the two companies. Read more »

Rotorua reigns supreme at the New Zealand Tourism Awards

Press Release – Destination Rotorua Marketing

The Rotorua visitor industry was a dominant force at the 2016 New Zealand Tourism Awards indicating that the future is looking bright for the region. Read more »

Quench Collective – There’s a New Collective in Town!

Press Release – Sacred Hill

Sacred Hill Wine Company (SHWC) is excited to announce its rebrand to Quench Collective , effective 1 October 2016. The new look and name, no longer brand or beverage specific, allows flexibility and diversification for building the business in the future. Read more »

NZ business outlook improves in September on expected profit

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand firms had a more positive outlook in September about both their own prospects and the wider economy, with employment intentions and profit expectations rising. Read more »

NIWA Outlook: October – December 2016

Press Release – NIWA

ENSO (El Nio Southern Oscillation) neutral conditions are still present in the tropical Pacific Ocean as a whole, although some indicators are currently in the weak La Nia category. Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in the central equatorial … Read more »

Local Government Candidates survey

Press Release – Freshwater Foundation Charitable Trust

All candidates in the current Local Body postal election were approached by Freshwater Foundation Charitable Trust with a simple questionnaire. The intention was to elicit candidates views on local freshwater issues. Read more »

Vast Lower Hutt development site goes on the market

Press Release – Bayleys

Media Release 30.9.2016 Vast Lower Hutt development site goes on the market in receivership sale Read more »

North Shore food court pays $164,397 for employment breaches

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A food court in the Northcote Shopping Centre will pay $164,397 for their serious breaches of employment law, following an investigation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments (MBIE) Labour Inspectorate. Read more »

Wallacetown crash – UPDATE

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A 21-year-old man has died following a crash in Wallacetown on the morning of Wednesday 28 September. Read more »

SH1 at Foxton reopened

Press Release – New Zealand Police

It was closed in both directions following a suspected gas leak, which has since been resolved. Read more »

Inland Revenue ramping up scrutiny of big business taxpayers

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Inland Revenue is increasing the number of large companies, including foreign-owned multinationals, that come under close scrutiny to make sure they are paying the right amount of tax. Since 2012, 600 New Zealand and foreignowned groups have been under … Read more »

Ring-fencing goes live

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Seafarers can now ring-fence most old and legacy tickets – for free – keeping them valid for life without the cost of moving into the new seafarer certification framework, SeaCert. Read more »

Rotorua tourism success puts focus on future

Press Release – Rotorua Lakes Council

Rotoruas success at this years Tourism Industry Aotearoa awards highlights the need for ongoing investment and innovation to support sustained tourism growth, Mayor Steve Chadwick says. Rotoruas Canopy Tours took the Supreme Award last night, … Read more »

Game changing Gigabit UFB now available

Press Release – Joint Press Release

New Zealand has reached a significant digital technology milestone with Gigabit broadband in reach of tens of thousands of Kiwis. Read more »

2degrees to launch nationwide consumer Gigabit Speed Boost

Press Release – 2degrees Mobile

2degrees is launching a nationwide Gigabit Speed Boost to cater for customers ever-increasing demands for high speed data. Read more »

Traffic Bulletin 30 September 2016 Auckland

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 7 October … Read more »

Christchurch City Holdings grows underlying profit

Press Release – Christchurch City Holdings Limited

Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL) reported an underlying profit before tax for the consolidated Group of $138.4m for the year to June, 2016, up 5.7% on last years $130.9m. Read more »

Fairfax to wind up staff pension schemes

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fairfax New Zealand, the newspaper publisher seeking to merge with rival NZME, will wind up its two staff pension schemes today as dwindling membership coincided with multiple rounds of job cuts in recent years, while new … Read more »

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