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Archive for November, 2016

‘Tis the Season for Package Thefts And Break-Ins

Press Release – Ring

With Christmas fast approaching, Ring , the leader in outdoor home security, today released findings that indicate many New Zealanders are at risk for package thefts and break-ins these holidays, with people having gifts delivered to their home and … Read more »

Mistakes in the delivery Westland Shareholders told

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

Westland Milk Products shareholders turned out in force at their annual general meeting today to hear retiring chairman Matt ORegan tell them that while the companys business strategy was sound, its delivery had been poor. Read more »

KiwiRail’s “nothing to see here” spin not fooling anyone

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Responding to this afternoons media release by Kiwirail , Jordan Williams, the Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union says: Read more »

Horticulture shows ‘spectacular’ growth

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture has experienced a spectacular 40 percent growth in export earnings since 2014, according to a new report, with tariffs on exported produce down by 22 percent since 2012. Read more »

Changes coming for Britomart station users

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Downtown train users returning from their Christmas break will find the current Queen Street entrances for the Britomart Transport Centre closed and new entrances created for Britomart station. Read more »

National slow to learn new trade lessons post TPPA

Column – Barry Coates

Yesterday, the Minister for Trade misused economic data in order to try to make the case for more so-called trade agreements like the TPPA which are actually deregulatory straitjackets in disguise. Read more »

ARANZ Geo introduces Pay & Go Daily Licensing for Leapfrog

Press Release – ARANZ Geo Limited

CHRISTCHURCH, NZ November 30, 2016 – ARANZ Geo Limited , developer of 3D geological modelling software Leapfrog , today announced the introduction of Pay & Go Daily Licensing (Pay & Go), a new pre-paid licensing option which allows users … Read more »

East West Link Promise

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

NZTA should keep its East West Link promise to lodge a consent application in early December, Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Barnett, said today Read more »

MPI intercepts on-farm black market butchery operation

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

MPI District Compliance Manager Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Brendon Mikkelsen, says compliance officers recently executed a search warrant following an inspection at an Atiamuri Farm. Read more »

Insolvency practitioners to be licensed under new regime

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The government is introducing a long-awaited licensing regime for insolvency practitioners after finding the current system too loose and enabling dishonesty and incompetence. Read more »

Skilled migrant wages plummeting under National

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Wages have plummeted for people with skilled migrant visas working in low-skilled occupations, driving down wages for workers in a number of industries, says Labours Immigration Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway. Read more »

Kiwi Wealth goes triple-platinum for outstanding value

Press Release – Kiwi Wealth

Kiwi Wealths KiwiSaver Scheme has been awarded the Platinum Award for outstanding value for money for the third year running by Australasian superannuation industry-specialist SuperRatings. Read more »

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