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Archive for July, 2017

24-hour parking restriction introduced on Miramar Streets

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Following feedback from residents, 24-hour parking restrictions will be in place from 14 August on Miramar South streets. Residents will be entitled to one parking exemption per housing unit. Read more »

Rural broadband catching up to urban!

Press Release – TrueNet

Grassroots improvement! Rural broadband has mainly been served by ADSL, VDSL and more recently Fixed Wireless services, where the old copper network was underwhelming for users. Through the Governments RBI funding and other investment, rural performance … Read more »

Census will take stock of our mouldy homes

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

For the first time in the census, everyone in New Zealand will be asked if their homes are damp or mouldy, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Blue Sky Meats posts $1.9M loss

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Blue Sky Meats, the Invercargill-based meat processor, posted a loss for the second year in a row and said the future of its unprofitable beef plant in Gore is under review. Read more »

Wellington becomes home to NZ’s biggest adult toy warehouse

Press Release – Adulttoymegastore.co.nz

New Zealanders love sex toys according to kiwi online adult toy retailer Adulttoymegastore , which is moving to a warehouse 10 times the size of its current premise next month to keep up with the stores high demand and growth. Read more »

Bad Tax Policy Feeding Inequality, Study Shows

Press Release – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Bad Tax Policy Feeding Inequality, Study Shows A new study from Oxfam shows the government’s failure to introduce fair taxes is a key cause of New Zealand’s persistently high level of inequality, Peter Malcolm, spokesperson for the income equality project … Read more »

Air NZ gears up for summer with 180,000 extra seats

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand is gearing up for a bumper summer, adding more flights to its domestic schedule to deliver 180,000 extra seats between November 2017 and March 2018, compared with the same period last year. The extra flights will use the airlines existing … Read more »

World’s largest shipping line returns to Wellington

Press Release – Joint Press Release

The service will return once CentrePort has completed works that will allow its ship-to-shore cranes to operate. These works were required following damage sustained in the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake. They are expected to be largely complete by September. … Read more »

Otago finding new ways to beat an old and enduring enemy: TB

Press Release – University of Otago

Otago finding new ways to beat an old and enduring enemy – TB An innovative approach in drug discovery in combating one of the worlds greatest health scourges tuberculosis (TB) is being pioneered by an international research group that … Read more »

TUANZ supports review of mobile telecommunications market

Press Release – TUANZ

TUANZ MEDIA RELEASE TUANZ supports a review of the mobile telecommunications market. TUANZ welcomes the recent letter sent from the Minister for Communications to the Telecommunications Commissioner in which he expresses his interest in the Commission … Read more »

Mark Warminger drops appeal of market manipulation judgment

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Former Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger has withdrawn his appeal against a High Court judgment in the country’s first case of market manipulation, and the Financial Markets Authority won’t pursue a cross-appeal. Read more »

Professor Brian Cox Comes to Auckland

Press Release – Lateral Events

Professor Brian Cox Comes to Auckland for the First Time Tickets on Sale Next Week Read more »

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