Archive for March, 2017

NZ exporters gain access to international agfood innovations

Press Release – FoodHQ

The FoodHQ Innovation Club has become a partner of World Food Innovations, an internationally recognised online portal that profiles innovative agfood solutions to attract global business. Read more »

UK visit opens doors to global fintech trade

Press Release – Make Lemonade

The new national umbrella organisation FinTechNZ has opened the doors for hundreds of Kiwi businesses seeking to trade with United Kingdom companies. Read more »

‘Gentleman’s agreement’ waterfront landholding on the market

Press Release – Bayleys Realty Group

A large harbourside chunk of former farm land bought over a handshake at the local pub by a truckie who stopped in at the bar for a quick pint has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

MediaWorks Radio CEO, Wendy Palmer has decided to step down

Press Release – Mediaworks

Wendy has been with MediaWorks Radio almost 12 years – the last three of which have been as CEO Radio where she has led the business to its number one position in the market – with its highest ever ratings achieved last year. Read more »

Weaker commodities limit benefit of falling greenback

Article – BusinessDesk

March 28 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar was little changed, having reached the highest in almost a week overnight, as a decline in commodity prices and equities offset the effects of waning sentiment for the US dollar. Read more »

Fatality crash north of Culverden closes highway

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A serious crash, involving a car and truck, a few kilometres north of Culverden, North Canterbury, means State Highway 7 will be closed until this afternoon. The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating the cause. Read more »

Conventions generate high value for New Zealand

Press Release – CINZ

Convention visitors spent over a million nights in New Zealand last year, and international delegates generated twice as much as other visitors to New Zealand, new statistics show. Read more »

Cervena to be marketed in Germany

Press Release – Deer Industry NZ

Cervena venison is to be marketed in Germany during the northern hemisphere summer as part of a market development trial. Read more »

Top 5 Apprentice of the Year Finalists Announced

Press Release – PrintNZ

PrintNZ and industry training partner Competenz announced the remainder of the Top 5 Apprentice of the Year finalists at the North Island Training Graduation ceremony held last week in Auckland. At the presentation Ruth Cobb, general manager of PrintNZ … Read more »

Mānuka Open Day to explore options for marginal landowners

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Evan and Roseanne Parkes farm in Taumarunui will host a Mnuka Open Day this Thursday afternoon, allowing for interested marginal landowners to hear about sustainable land use options, technical advice and funding options to get them started. Identified … Read more »

Jobseekers: your social media profile won’t cost you the job

Press Release – Robert Half

Sydney, 28 March 2017 Kiwi jobseekers aiming to give their career a fresh start should start by polishing up their resume and job interview skills, as independent research commissioned by specialised recruitment company Robert Half reveals the … Read more »

2017 Electra Business Awards kicking off

Press Release – Business Kapiti Horowhenua Inc

Entries for the 2017 Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards will open on 7 April, with two information evenings scheduled to be run in Levin and Paraparaumu on the 4th and 6th of April respectively Read more »

Electricity Authority scrabbling to cover up its mistakes

Press Release – Joint Press Release

“Expert criticism of the Electricity Authority’s botched cost benefit analysis has sent them scrabbling for cover as they offer up an online Q&A session with the authors of the cost benefit analysis, Oakley Greenwood “, spokesperson for … Read more »

Baseline results for Wastewater Pilot programme

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The baseline results for the first three rounds of testing in the Wastewater Pilot programme have been released today. Read more »

Dairy – the New Cream of Choice in China

Press Release – Fonterra

For chefs across China, its out with the old mock cream and in with the UHT cream as Fonterra ups capacity to meet growing demand. Read more »

UPDATE – Serious crash, Culverden

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services remain at the scene of a serious crash on Mouse Point Road, Culverden, North Canterbury. Read more »

While you were sleeping: Wall St falls

Article – BusinessDesk

March 28 (BusinessDesk) – Wall Street declined as investors digested the implications of the Trump administrations decision to cancel a vote on health-care reform because of a lack of support. Read more »

Feltex Claim progresses to SC Leave hearing

Press Release – Wilson McKay

Feltex Claim led by Eric Houghton progresses to Supreme Court (SC) Leave hearing Wednesday April 5 2017 Read more »

Marlborough Kicks Off International Sauvignon Blanc Day

Press Release – Wine Marlborough

Marlborough, the region responsible for putting Sauvignon Blanc on the map will be the first globally to kick celebrations off for International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Friday 5 th May. Read more »

Natalie Robinson kicks off NZCTA YA Forum

Press Release – NZCTA Young Associates

AUCKLAND, March 28, 2017 – New Zealand China Trade Association Young Associates (NZCTA YA) will launch their 2017 with The New Zealand China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum is on 1 April 2017 at the Seafarers Club. The Forum is just one … Read more »

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