Archive for November, 2017

NZME Appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Press Release – NZME.

30 November 2017 NZME has appointed Matt Headland to the position of Chief Commercial Officer leading the organisations advertising sales teams and programmes. Headland, who was the head of the Agency Sales team, before becoming Acting Chief Commercial … Read more »

Advertisers Withdraw From TV2 Porn

Press Release – Family First

Family First NZ says that advertisers withdrew advertising from a show screened on TV2 which is saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions throughout the programme. The Broadcaster was flooded with complaints. Read more »

Wellington rail strike to go ahead

Press Release – Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Mediation between Wellington rail workers and their employers has failed today, after Transdev and Hyundai Rotem refused to protect penalty rates for weekend work. Read more »

Boys and Girls Ag Day Results

Press Release – Canterbury A and P Show

Boys and Girls Ag Day Results Christchurch turned on a beautiful sunny day for the annual Synlait Boys and Girls Agricultural Club Championship Day at Canterbury Agricultural Park last week. Outlying Canterbury Primary Schools were given the opportunity to … Read more »

Park with Wilson Parking during Wellington train strikes

Press Release – Wilson Parking

Wilson Parking car parks with the exception of Marion Street will remain open during tomorrows rail strike in Wellington. Read more »

Have your say on the Telecommunications Amendment Bill

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

The Telecommunications (New Regulatory Framework) Amendment Bill seeks to amend the Telecommunications Act 2001. A new regulatory framework has been designed following a mandated review of the current framework, conducted between 2012 and 2017. The … Read more »

Celebrating Cycling in Aotearoa

Press Release – MOTAT

Two centuries have passed since the bicycle was first invented in Germany and the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is celebrating the significant anniversary with the opening of a new exhibition, Changing Gear , on Saturday 9 December. Read more »

Revealed Today at AWS Re:Invent: DeepLens

Press Release – Amazon Web Services

Today, Amazon Web Services* announced DeepLens*, its first fully programmable, deep learning-enabled wireless video camera designed for developers. It was revealed during AWS CEO Andy Jassys keynote at its annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. AWS … Read more »

NZ carbon price hits highest level in more than 6 years

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand carbon price hit its highest level in more than six years on speculation the Labour-led government is likely to lift a cap on the maximum price emitters pay. Read more »

Autonomous Driving is Today’s Biggest Game Changer

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Intel and Warner Bros. Announce Partnership to Develop In-Cabin, Immersive Experiences in Autonomous Cars of the Future So much of the discussion around autonomous driving has naturally focused on the car as a mode of transportation, but as driverless cars … Read more »

$21 million research collaboration to improve waterways

Press Release – DairyNZ

The dairy sector welcomes the Governments announcement today that it will invest alongside farmers in a seven-year $21 million research partnership that will boost the current effort to clean up rural waterways. Read more »

A space where diversity, different abilities are ‘the norm’

Press Release – MyKind

Waikato woman Sue Pairaudeau is breaking barriers launching an online social space where diversity and different abilities are the norm. Read more »

NZ building consents fall in October on fewer apartments

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand residential building consents dropped in October, led by a slide in permits for apartments. Read more »

A ray of hope for Child Cancer Foundation this Christmas

Press Release – The Christmas Shoppe

The magic of Christmas is about to come alive again thanks to The Christmas Shoppe at the Taradale Town Hall. The pop-up Christmas Shoppe, now in its 11th year, is the only charitable event of its kind in New Zealand, and is once again supporting … Read more »

BusLink network to spread ‘Christmas cheer’ Dec 21

Press Release – Auckland Regional Council

Users of the four public transport services that collectively make up Northlands BusLink network are to be treated to some pre-Christmas cheer as part of a day-long festive season promotion later this month (subs: Thurs Dec 21) Read more »

First Australasian Partner in the Global Cyber Alliance

Press Release – SAM for Compliance

Auckland, New Zealand, 30 November 2017 SAM for Compliance, a leading New Zealand cybersecurity standards and compliance services provider, has become the first Global Cyber Alliance Partner in the Australasian region. Read more »

Iwi Chairs Forum Oppose Seismic Testing

Press Release – Iwi Chairs Forum

Today during a national gathering of Mori leaders at Te Papa, an historic agreement was made to oppose all seismic testing and oil exploration in the waters of Aotearoa. Read more »

Released back series for CPI and FPI now available

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

We will be rebasing the CPI and FPI to June 2017=1000 for the December 2017 quarter release (to be published on 25 January 2018 ). See CSV files for Infoshare subjects for the rebased back series. Read more »

Expressway Completion Vital For Wellington Region

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Kapiti Coast, Thursday 30 November 2017 – Clarity on next steps for the Otaki to North Levin stage of the Kapiti Expressway is welcomed by the Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce. Read more »

Government to be forced into another backdown

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government is going to have to walk back another of its key policy planks after the Trade Ministers plan for a tax on water exports was confirmed as illegal by his own officials, National Party Leader Bill English says. Read more »

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