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Archive for November, 2017

Renewed partnership to boost innovation in kiwifruit

Press Release – Zespri

Zespri welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today that it will support a renewed partnership with Zespri to develop new kiwifruit products and breeding technologies. Read more »

New CFO announced for BNZ

Press Release – BNZ

Today, BNZ Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Healy, announced that Mandy Rutherford, the former Chief Financial Officer of one of Malaysias largest banks has been appointed as BNZs Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is effective from Monday … Read more »

Towelling it tackles common Summer Irritation

Press Release – Towelling It

When Emma Lou first conceived of her business idea she was sitting on a West Auckland beach, covered in sand. Having resigned herself to taking two beach towels with her on beach excursions, Lou was facing the dilemma most Kiwis will face over the coming … Read more »

NZ business confidence tumbles to 8-year low in November

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ business confidence tumbles to 8-year low in November, kiwi drops By Sophie Boot Read more »

Woods needs to focus on petrol prices

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Woods needs to focus on petrol prices The new Government needs to follow through on the previous Governments actions to ensure New Zealanders are paying a fair and reasonable price for petrol, National Party Energy and Resources Spokesman Jonathan … Read more »

Funds from petrol tax must ease congestion

Press Release – EMA

The EMA says for funds from Auckland Councils petrol tax must only be used for transport projects, if it is to have any impact on Aucklands deteriorating congestion. Read more »

Rainbow’s End Appoints New CEO

Press Release – Rainbow’s End

The Rainbows End Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Crabb to the position of CEO, following the resignation of Chris Deere in August. Karen joins Rainbows End from Lion where she has held a number of senior executive … Read more »

Finzsoft extends Datacom relationship with $20m-plus deal

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Thursday 30 November, 2017 World-leading FinTech solutions provider, Finzsoft Solutions (NZX:FIN) has extended its relationship with technology and services firm Datacom to an alliance with the signing of a five-year, $20 million-plus deal. Read more »

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 »

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