Archive for August, 2017

Mt Messenger bypass critical for Taranaki

Press Release – Road Transport Forum

The Governments announcement to proceed with Option C for the Mt Messenger Bypass has the full support of the road transport sector, according to Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Ken Shirley and Road Transport Association NZ Area Executive Tom … Read more »

2017 GasNZ Industry Forum September Update

Press Release – Gas Association

Online registration is now open for this years Gas NZ Industry Forum, November 7-9 at the Wairakei Resort Taupo. Read more »

Trump Threat to Kiwi US Working Holiday Programmes

Press Release – International Working Holidays

New Zealands leading specialist overseas employment agency, International Working Holidays (IWH) is joining forces with American and other international agencies to counter the threat to US working holiday programmes from President Donald Trumps … Read more »

Self-beliefs shape what luxury means to us

Press Release – Prada

New research suggests our unconscious self-beliefs influence what we value in luxury items, and that rather than targeting particular kinds of consumers, marketers should shape our self-beliefs to fit with their brand Read more »

Local hero PrimoWireless joins major telco players

Press Release – PrimoWireless

PrimoWireless welcomes yesterdays announcement by Prime Minister Bill English, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Crown Fibre Holdings of the investment that the Government is making in improving rural broadband and mobile phone coverage … Read more »

Tuna Market Intelligence

Press Release – PNA

Skipjack prices in Bangkok have risen to $2,100 per metric ton while other regions are leading at $2,200. The expectation is that Bangkok will soon follow this lead. Read more »

Ngati Ruanui takes its fight to the High Court

Press Release – Te Ruannga o Ngati Ruanui Trust

After 15 days of preparation, Ngati Ruanui has lodged its appeal against the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to allow seabed mining off South Taranaki with the High Court first thing this morning (Thursday August 31). Read more »

Mount Messenger Bypass option selected

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges today announced the selected option for the Mount Messenger Bypass in Taranaki following a decision by the NZ Transport Agency Board last Friday. Read more »

Economy a bumper

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The Hawkes Bay economy is simmering and close to steaming, jumping four places to sixth in a quarterly report by Trans Tasman Media. Read more »

Robotic Baby Seal Could Transform Lives

Press Release – Enliven

Enliven Southland has become the only aged care provider in the South Island to own a robotic baby seal and it could change the lives of residents with dementia. Read more »

With Competition, the Consumer Always Wins

Press Release – APEC

It is common for modern companies to cross borders when conducting business. Across each border is a different set of laws and varying commitments to their enforcement. Because of this, international firms are often faced with the opportunity to bend … Read more »

KASM takes EPA to High Court over seabed mining decision

Press Release – KASM

KASM takes EPA to High Court over seabed mining decision Kiwis Against Seabed Mining has today filed an appeal in the High Court against the Environmental Protection Authoritys decision to grant consent to Trans Tasman Resources to dig up 50 million … Read more »

Waipareira and Pharmac sign MoA

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Urban Mori authority Waipareira and New Zealand Government agency Pharmac signed a Memorandum of Agreement today that will support Waipareiras community campaign to lower the cost of health care. Read more »

Forest & Bird appealing seabed mining decision

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is lodging an appeal on the Environmental Protection Authoritys controversial decision to allow seabed mining in the habitat of critically endangered blue whales. Read more »

Equinox IT appoints solution architect Faranak Torabi

Press Release – Equinox IT

Torabi takes up the role of Senior Solution Architect where she will be responsible for designing and delivering Microsoft Azure and other technical solutions for Equinox IT clients. Read more »

Pemba Capital makes takeover proposal for Smartpay

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Smartpay Holdings, the listed payment terminal supplier, is considering a proposal from Pemba Capital Partners which would see the Sydney-based investment firm buy all its shares at an 11 percent premium. Read more »

Powerhouse posts $11.2M full-year loss

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 31 (BusinessDesk) – Powerhouse Ventures turned to a full-year loss after writing off its investment in hydroelectric turbine designer Hydroworks and recognising other one-time decreases in the value of its investments. Read more »

Hospitality & Tourism industry has served up more jobs

Press Release – SEEK

The Hospitality & Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries on SEEK, driven by strong growth in tourism numbers from both domestic and foreign visitors. Nationally over the past three months [May to July 2017], job ads on SEEK … Read more »

Time for Work to Start on Mt Messenger, Says TRC

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

Todays announcement of a final route for the Mt Messenger bypass has been welcomed by the Taranaki Regional Council. Read more »

NZ to invest in new Synchrotron capabilities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New Zealand will invest AU$15.1 million in a programme to construct several new beamlines at the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne and secure long-term access for Kiwi scientists, Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. … Read more »

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