Archive for July, 2017

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July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Former Milford Asset Management portfolio manager Mark Warminger has withdrawn his appeal against a High Court judgment in the country’s first case of market manipulation, and the Financial Markets Authority won’t pursue a cross-appeal.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

Business Election Manifesto

Press Release – Business New Zealand

Business Election Manifesto BusinessNZ today (Mon 31 July) released its Election Manifesto. Based on a survey of employers throughout New Zealand*, the Manifesto outlines seven priorities that business would like to see enacted after the 2017 … Read more »

Bottler Bestowed Best Employer

Press Release – Coca Cola Amatil

Coca-Cola Amatil NZ Receives Best Employer Accreditation for second year running AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 31st July 2017 – Coca-Cola Amatil New Zealand (CCANZ) has received the prestigious Aon Hewitt Best Employer Accreditation for the second year. … Read more »

Craig Young joins the Broadband Compare Awards Judge

Press Release – Broadband Compare

The Broadband Compare Awards is another step closer to its full complement of judges with the announcement today that Craig Young, Chief Executive Officer of TUANZ, is joining the judging panel of the inaugural Broadband Compare Awards ( … Read more »

FAB Group plans launch of Skinsmiths into UK market

Press Release – Fab Group

Monday, 31 July 2017 With over two decades experience, and off the back of six strong years of New Zealand growth, FAB Group , New Zealands leader in skin rejuvenation and appearance medicine, has announced the brand of their offshore venture … Read more »

SEEK listings for Healthcare & Medical jobs rise nine%

Press Release – SEEK

Healthcare and Medical professionals are in demand, with job ads on SEEK growing 9 per cent from April to June when compared to the same period last year. Read more »

Improvements to Palmerston North Bus Services Begin Today

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Based on public feedback during their 2015-25 Long-term Plan and recent Annual Plan process, Horizons Regional Council has made further improvements to Palmerston North urban bus services, which begin today. Read more »

Coromandel’s Kopu-Hikuai Road (SH25A) Open

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

The Kopu-Hikuai Road (State Highway 25A) is open to one lane with stop/go traffic management in place between 8am and 5pm today. Read more »

Mark Warminger on abandonment of appeals

Press Release – Marc Corlett

The FMA and I have agreed to abandon the appeal and cross-appeal filed in the Court of Appeal, the proceedings are now at an end. Whilst I do not agree with the High Courts decision that in two causes of action (out of ten brought by the FMA), … Read more »

Who Would Be Transport Minister In A Labour-Led Coalition?

Press Release – Trans Tasman

INSIGHTS ABOUT THE NEWS – The question of who would be Transport Minister in a Labour-led Govt is of some importance to the sector given the polls show the election outcome is resting on a knife edge. Read more »

NZ dollar rises back to 75 US cents after US GDP underwhelms

Article – BusinessDesk

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose against a broadly weaker greenback, which fell after gross domestic product grew less than expected in the second quarter and first-quarter growth was revised lower. Read more »

World Week Ahead: Apple earnings up next

Article – BusinessDesk for Yahoo

July 31 (BusinessDesk) – Corporate results including from Apple as well as Julys US jobs data top the agenda this week as investors continue to assess whether earnings confirm valuations and whats ahead for US interest rates. Read more »

NZ cannot hide from the tyranny of distance

Press Release – Make Lemonade

New Zealand cannot hide from the tyranny of distance anymore as it faces a multitude of threats similar to any other developed nation, an international risk management expert and University of Auckland senior lecturer Dr Bridgette Sullivan-Taylor says. Read more »

Z named as a best employer after year of change

Press Release – Z Energy

Z Energy has been announced as a 2017 Aon Hewitt Best Employer for the third year running, achieved during a year characterised by executing one of New Zealands biggest acquisitions. Read more »

More Hotels on The Way

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

31 July 2017 – The value of consents for hotels, motels, and other short-term accommodation shot up to $490 million in the June 2017 year, Stats NZ said today. New hotels in Auckland and Canterbury drove the 216 percent increase from the June 2016 year. Read more »

Over 30,000 New Homes Consented in The Last Year

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

31 July 2017 – Some 30,453 new houses, apartments, townhouses, and flats were consented in the year ended June 2017, up 4.7 percent on the previous 12 months, Stats NZ said today. Read more »

Chaos on the Left Creates Huge Opportunity on Red Tape & Tax

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

With the political left in chaos, there’s a massive opportunity to replace the RMA and cut taxes. Yet National muddles, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

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