Archive for September, 2017

FHH field experience for engineering students

Press Release – Fulton Hogan Hiways

The commitment of Fulton Hogan Hiways (FHH) to building capacity within the local road construction industry recently extended to knowledge transfer to benefit the region. Read more »

Skills Index shows NZ failing to meet labour demands

Press Release – Hays

The 2017 Hays Global Skills Index has been published, highlighting New Zealands struggle to keep pace with labour demands. Read more »

Zeropoint Ventures Launches Cohort 1 Virtual Incubator

Press Release – Zeropoint Ventures

We are excited to announce the launch of Cohort 1, the first of the ZeroPoint Ventures cohorts. The successful participants will be: Read more »

Occasional delays at Lyttelton Tunnel

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Lyttelton Tunnel drivers can expect occasional delays at night between now and the end of next year, as a multi-million dollar fire protection upgrade inside the tunnel gathers momentum. Read more »

Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator 2

Press Release – Kiwi Bank

Kiwibank will launch another set of FinTech startups onto the global stage with its second FinTech accelerator. Read more »

Feedback sought on safety work at high risk intersection

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking the community for their views on a proposed roundabout at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Elles Road in Invercargill, to increase safety and reduce crashes at this high risk intersection. Read more »

New Pound Road extension open to traffic

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the new Pound Road realignment and extension in Templeton, Christchurch, is open to traffic. Read more »

Manawatū Gorge options released for feedback

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has released a long list of options for a long term resilient solution for the Manawat Gorge route. Read more »

Wellington Phoenix in Deal of the Century

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

Wellington Phoenix are pleased to announce a two-year sponsorship agreement with global real estate giant Century 21 across Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

Strong annual result from DCHL

Press Release – Dunedin City Holdings

Dunedin, 26 September 2017 The Dunedin City Holdings Limited (DCHL) group recorded a net surplus of $18.5m for the year ending 30 June 2017. Read more »

Tertiary education not required

Press Release – ASB Bank

More than 100 companies have signed an open letter declaring tertiary qualifications are not required for a range of roles within their workplaces. Read more »

Fonterra CEO’s Outrageous $8.31M Pay Year

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First says the huge $8.31 million pay year for Fonterras Theo Spierings is exactly why New Zealand needs say-on-pay laws. Read more »

Lactation hormone also helps a mother’s brain

Press Release – University of Otago

The same hormone that stimulates milk production for lactation, also acts in the brain to help establish the nurturing link between mother and baby, University of Otago researchers have revealed for the first time. Read more »

NZ Farmer Confidence Down from Record High, but Still Robust

Press Release – Rabobank

Net rural confidence remains at elevated levels, but has fallen from the record high of last quarter. Read more »

CMOs with an Agile Approach to Marketing Launched

Press Release – Airdocs NZ

AUCKLAND and SYDNEY September 26th, 2017 – ( PR.co.nz ) Cloud-based customer communications solution, AIRDOCS, is pleased to announce the opening of AIRDOCS New Zealand, with offices in Auckland to service private and public organisations in … Read more »

Pathway Social Enterprise Hub Welcomes Social Entrepreneurs

Press Release – PathwaysNZ

Pathway Charitable Group is pleased to announce Translucent by Te Ora Hou, Woodland Escape, Momo dumplings and 27 Seconds as the first social enterprises to move into the Pathway Social Enterprise Hub launching Thursday, September 28th 2017. Read more »

HiFX Morning Update, September 26 2017

Press Release – HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7269 (mid-rate) this morning. Growing geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the US has seen the JPY outperform as investors flock to safe-havens. The NZD and the EUR have been the worst performing of the G10 currencies … Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise in light trading

Article – BusinessDesk

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise in light trading; A2, Z Energy, SkyCity gain while Sky TV drops Read more »

NZ dollar falls as markets await new government

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar fell after there was no clear winner in Saturday’s election with both the National Party and Labour-Green bloc vying to form a government with New Zealand First. Read more »

Mainzeal hearing set down for September next year

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) – The liquidators of the failed Mainzeal group of companies will face off in court with the building firm’s directors next year in what’s scheduled to be a six-week hearing. Read more »

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