Archive for January, 2017

Biking faster than driving for commuters in Tauranga

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Riding your bike to work in Tauranga can now be faster than taking your car. Read more »

Lexar NZ Launches First 512GB Pro 3500x CFast 2.0 Card

Press Release – Lexar Media

Doubled Capacity Allows Cinematographers, Filmmakers, and Content Creators to Capture Highest-Quality 4K Video and Beyond Read more »

Minister set to make arrogant captain’s call

Press Release – Green Party

National’s Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy, is sidelining the concerns of the Marlborough community by preparing to decide unilaterally on new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Kiwis have an extra helping of eating out

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

In the last decade, spending on eating out at restaurants has increased almost 57 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

3.5 million visitor arrivals to New Zealand in 2016

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Annual visitor arrivals for 2016 numbered almost 3.5 million, setting a new record, Statistics New Zealand said today. This was a 12 percent increase from 2015. Read more »

Champion brewery Tuatara crafts deal with DB

Press Release – Tuatara Brewery

Paraparaumu, 31 January 2017 The award-winning Tuatara Brewing Company has today been sold to DB Breweries. Read more »

Unisys Launches Advanced Cyber Resilience Service

Press Release – Unisys

Resilience testing and planning service uses proven wargaming methodologies to identify threats, develop countermeasures, build long-term response plans and organise and train team members for continuous operations Read more »

New bus stops all go

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Buses will be stopping at the new central city bus stops in Eastbourne St from Thursday. Read more »

I’ll Have Extra Stretch with Mine

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra dips toe into Brazil market with first sale of individual quick frozen mozzarella Read more »

Routine patrol results in massive haul of undersized paua

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

A routine weekend patrol for two Wellington fisheries officers and an honorary fisheries officer resulted in the discovery of an illegal haul of almost 300 undersized paua. Ministry for Primary Industries team manager for the Eastern and Lower North Island, … Read more »

New Zealand Cycle Classic receives the thumbs up from UCI

Press Release – Destination Wairarapa

Wairarapas hosting of the New Zealand Cycle Classic and Huri Huri: Bike Festival received a great endorsement from the Swiss based Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and from several riders who took part. Read more »

UFB2 roll out to Wanaka district welcomed

Press Release – Wanaka Chamber of Commerce

Media release from Ignite Wanaka Chamber of Commerce and Centre of Unique Business Excellence (The Cube), Wanaka 31 January 2017. For immediate release Read more »

Drinking in moderation – is it good for you?

Press Release – Massey University

Moderate drinking is commonly assumed to be good for your health, but new research from Massey Universitys College of Health shows this might not be the case. Read more »

Director Michael Spaans Resigns From Fonterra Board

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today announced that Director Michael Spaans has stepped down from the Fonterra Board with effect from 31 January 2017 due to ill health. Read more »

HiFX Morning Update, January 31 2017

Press Release – HiFX

Currency markets have been subdued as we approach month end, with investors slow to turn their heads from the protests and unrest brought about by Donald Trumps immigration executive order. Overnight the US personal income rose by 0.3% in December … Read more »

International Investment Highlight of Premier Sale Day One

Press Release – NZ Bloodstock

Some of the bloodstock industrys biggest names descended on New Zealand Bloodstocks Karaka Sales Centre today. Read more »

NZ dollar little changed as Trump impact weighed

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed near its highest in more than two months, having rallied through January, as low global volatility ensures the so-called carry trade remains popular. Read more »

NZX reiterated at ‘outperform’ by First NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) – NZX shares were reiterated as ‘outperform’ by brokerage First NZ Capital, which raised its earnings forecasts for 2017 and 2018 primarily to reflect the market operator’s sale of the unprofitable Clear Grain Exchange. Read more »

Chorus and Fisher & Paykel drop while Heartland, Air NZ gain

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Chorus and Fisher & Paykel drop while Heartland, Air NZ gain Read more »

While you were sleeping: Trump depresses stocks

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Equities slid on both sides of the Atlantic amid the uncertainty created by US President Donald Trump, who has riled national and corporate leaders with moves to implement alienating protectionist and isolationist policies including … Read more »

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