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Call for hi-tech ideas to make transport system accessible

Press Release – NZTA

Call for hi-tech ideas to make transport system accessible and inclusive The NZ Transport Agency is looking to unleash the potential of technology to create a more accessible and inclusive transport system. Its chosen All Access as the theme … Read more »

SAFE calls bull on feedlot spin

Press Release – SAFE

Animal advocacy group SAFE is calling bull on the spin around feedlots and wants an end to the practice in New Zealand. Feedlots are a form of intense agriculture in which cattle are confined in pens, without grass and usually without any shelter, … Read more »

Angler anticipation accelerates for new trout licences

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Trout fishing licences for the coming year are going on sale (eds: 21 August, 2018) as freshwater anglers eagerly look forward to the start of the 2018-19 freshwater sports fishing season. Read more »

Building Better Homes and Cities Reveals Research Focus

Press Release – National Science Challenges

Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities Reveals Research Focus For The Year Ahead Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities (BBHTC) – Ko ng w kinga hei whakamhorahora – has announced the key themes of their research in the year ahead. Continuing to … Read more »

Court rules covenant protection is forever

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Farmers who have placed special natural areas of their properties under QEII covenants will take heart from a Supreme Court ruling against a developer, Federated Farmers President Katie Milne says. Read more »

Government announces improvements to trades training

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is expanding the number of Trades Academy places to help more senior secondary school students into employment, and simplifying the way Mori and Pasifika Trades Training students access the resources they need, Education Minister Chris … Read more »

Regus opens prime new flexible working location at Airport

Press Release – Regus Group

Auckland New Zealand The emergence of a mobile workforce has been driven by technological change, globalisation and changes to employee expectations. Corporates are adopting the idea of flexible workspaces where employees can work closer to home … Read more »

L&M Coal Holdings Wins $US40 million NZ High Court action

Press Release – Lst Word Communications

On 17 August 2018 New Zealands High Court has ruled in favour of L&M Coal Holdings Limiteds (LMCH) $US40 million legal action against Bathurst Resources Limited (BRL) and its subsidiary Buller Coal Limited (Buller). Read more »

Elegant Bathrooms And Clever Kitchens Reign Supreme

Press Release – National Kitchen and Bathroom Association

Stunning contemporary kitchens and bathrooms, brought to life by clever design and exceptional manufacturing, were hailed Supreme Winners by the National Kitchen & Bathroom Association (NKBA) NZ Excellence in Design Awards held on Saturday night … Read more »

New Queenstown wine tour company

Press Release – Southern PR

With local family and tourism connections dating back three generations, a Kiwi couple are looking to make their mark on the booming Queenstown wine tourism industry. Read more »

Mortgage broker sent to prison for evading income tax

Press Release – Inland Revenue Department

Convicted fraudster David Simon Barton is heading back to jail for evading income tax over 10 years. Read more »

Trout Anglers Want Whitebait and Eels “De-commercialised”

Press Release – NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

A trout and rivers advocacy the NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers want native fish in whitebait and eels largely de-commercalised. Federation president Graham Carter spoke out in support of the Forest and Bird Society who recently said whitebait … Read more »

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