Archive for September, 2017

New Community Hubs

Press Release – Communicate Media

Communicate Media, based in Auckland has begun installing its new Community Hubs in North Island New World and PaknSave supermarkets. Read more »

NZ residential consents hit 13-year high

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s monthly residential building consents rose to a 13-year high in August with more apartments and retirement village units in Auckland driving gains. Read more »

Protecting people and livestock from infectious disease

Press Release – Agcarm

Vaccination is the most effective method of protecting against life-threatening diseases such as distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and leptospirosis, which affect New Zealand animals. New Zealand has one of the highest rates of leptospirosis in the world, … Read more »

2017 Pacific Beer Expo to Showcase Vietnamese Brewing

Press Release – Pacific Beer Expo

The 2017 Pacific Beer Expo will showcase the output of three breweries from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in Vietnam. All three are quite new but are turning heads for the high quality and distinctive beers they have been producing. Read more »

NZOG duelling bidders seek directorships

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – the board of New Zealand Oil & Gas has refrained from making a recommendation to shareholders at the upcoming annual meeting where rival suitors are seeking directorships. Read more »

Stats NZ updates iwi statistical standard

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Stats NZ today released an updated iwi statistical standard, which guides how to collect, organise, and describe iwi information. Read more »

German court suspends Resmed’s patent proceedings

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare says the Regional Court in Munich has suspended two patent proceedings brought by rival ResMed in a tit-for-tat dispute over intellectual property for face and nasal masks. Read more »

NZTA Weekly Traffic Bulletin 1 – 7 October 2017

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 6 October … Read more »

Fuji Xerox promotes Thomas to MD for ‘new era’

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Fuji Xerox has promoted Peter Thomas to New Zealand managing director after hiring the former Westpac executive last year to lead an overhaul of the business tarnished by accounting irregularities. Read more »

Sealord Energy Saving on Show

Press Release – Sealord

Sealord today hosted more than 80 representatives from large industries across New Zealand to show the energy savings programme it has on its Nelson Vickerman Street site. The visitors were in Nelson taking part in the Energy Efficiency and Conservation … Read more »

Dunedin City Council Declines Moray Place Hotel

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 29 September 2017) An application to build an inner city, five star hotel and apartments in Dunedin has been declined, having failed to meet the required standards to gain consent. Read more »

Slip repairs SH12 Pakia Hill

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency will be carrying out slip repairs on State Highway 12 south of Omapere between now and the middle of November. Read more »

Rapid Global Changes Demand Socially Responsible Action

Press Release – Akina Foundation

Auckland 29 September 2017 World leaders in social enterprise are calling for New Zealands private and public sectors to take positive action towards a more socially, economically, and environmentally responsible society. Read more »

Don’t Forget to Submit Your Abstract

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Abstract submissions open: Tuesday 12 September Abstract submissions close: Wednesday 18 October Authors notified: Thursday 26 October Powerpoint presentations due: March 2018 (date tba) Read more »

NZ dollar gains: doubts about Trump’s tax reforms

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 29 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar rose as doubts US President Donald Trump’s economy-boosting tax reforms will easily pass into law weighed on the greenback. Read more »

New Bus Contracts to Help Move Western Bay

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

29 September, 2017 – More frequent bus services, new bus routes and the introduction and trial of five, state-of-the-art hybrid buses will form part of western Bay of Plentys future public transport network, following a Bay of Plenty Regional Council … Read more »

Council approves changes to parking

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Queenstown Lakes District Council has today approved a range of changes to parking across central Queenstown as part of a strategy to create a more liveable Queenstown. This new transport strategy aims to encourage people to think about the way they … Read more »

Anglers Given Hurry up Over ‘Gold Trout’

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Anglers who are planning to fish the Rotorua lakes as the new fishing season opens (Sunday Oct 1) are being urged to get in quick if they to want to chase gold trout. Read more »

Qualifications Gained at Work a Positive Opportunity

Press Release – At Your Service Aotearoa

At Your Service Aotearoa is supportive of the NZ Talent letter signed this week by more than a hundred New Zealands businesses. https://nztalent.org Read more »

TV Panel to Increase by 50% with Nielsen Contract Extension

Press Release – Think TV

High definition TV measurement is on its way with a 50% increase to the PeopleMeter panel coming next year, following the extension of Nielsens contract to supply ratings to the New Zealand market to 2022. The New Zealand TV panel will be expanded … Read more »

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