Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Russell McVeagh acts on 2017’s largest M&A deals

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

The leading law firm has topped the list of New Zealand firms advising on the largest value deals throughout Australasia last year. Read more »

Sexism And Ageism in the ICT Industry

Press Release – Mandolin Associates

Investigation Needed into Sexism And Ageism in the ICT Industry A preliminary study by Dr Amanda Lynn into the participation of women and men in the ICT Industry recommends urgent investigation into sexism, ageism and their combined effects in the ICT Industry. Read more »

Hole in one for golf apprentice

Press Release – Skills Active

Having recently completed his New Zealand Apprenticeship with the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and Skills Active Aotearoa, Nick Loach’s drive and work ethic has earned him the title of PGA Top Student for the third consecutive year. Read more »

SMC Bulletin: Bunnings pulls pesticides

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Bunnings pulls pesticides Australian hardware chain Bunnings has decided to stop selling neonicotinoid pesticide products in its Australian and New Zealand stores by the end of the year. The Sydney Morning Herald reported the decision last weekend, … Read more »

Fonterra Welcomes Research Findings That Milk Matters

Press Release – Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd

Fonterra welcomes the findings of a Massey University that show a high proportion of young Kiwi kids are getting the goodness of dairy nutrition by drinking milk. The research, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, showed 88 per cent of … Read more »

Queenstown Airport monthly passenger traffic report – Dec

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

Report of Queenstown Airport’s monthly passenger and landing statistics for December 2017. Below is a quick summary of the months results compared with the same period last year: The total number of passengers travelling through the terminal increased … Read more »

Progress on major transpacific cable welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran says the new Hawaiki Transpacific cable system should be up and running by mid-year, improving and enhancing New Zealands international connectivity. Read more »

Record temperatures bring challenges for livestock

Press Release – AgResearch

With New Zealand experiencing record-breaking heatwaves this summer, AgResearch scientists say farmed animals can be susceptible and the pressure is on farmers to manage it. Read more »

Use the gear you’ve got

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Safety gear is no good when it is sitting in your vehicle and it needs to be used properly. That is the lesson following the sentencing of Stumpmaster Limited today in the North Shore District Court. Stumpmaster was cutting down a palm tree … Read more »

Latest Build in Multi-Million Dollar Tekapo Development

Press Release – YHA NZ

Tekapo: Construction has begun on a brand new youth hostel in the lakefront development site in Tekapo. The Youth Hostel Association (YHA New Zealand) broke ground in September, and is in full swing building a state-of-the-art, 120-bed backpacker accommodation … Read more »

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Launch Innovative AR Tour App

Press Release – Ngati Whatua Orakei Trust

Sustainable tourism with low environmental impact Innovating in indigenous tourism sector Technical excellence showcasing NZs AR/VR industry Read more »

Children’s milk drinking habits analysed

Press Release – Massey University

New research shows a direct relationship between the consumption of cows milk, and socio demographic factors. Read more »

Bravo NZ Finishes 2017 As The #1 Challenger Network.

Press Release – Bravo New Zealand

In its first full calendar year of operation, Bravo New Zealand finished 2017 as the #1 challenger network, cementing its position in the market among key trading demographics. Read more »

‘Olympics of the animal genetics world’ making its way to NZ

Press Release – WCGALP

Olympics of the animal genetics world making its way to New Zealand More than 1000 delegates from around the world will travel to New Zealand to take part in three prestigious animal recording and genetics conferences in February. It is the first … Read more »

Overnight motorway closures 21 – 27 January 2018

Press Release – NZTA

Overnight motorway closures 21 27 January 2018 The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at … Read more »

Advice for Kiwis Battling Back-to-Work Blues

Press Release – Insurance Council

Advice for Kiwis Battling Back-to-Work Blues by Booking Winter Getaways Thousands of Kiwis are currently booking winter getaways to battle their back-to-work blues, and the Insurance Council is advising them to consider travel insurance when they … Read more »

Forest & Bird welcomes DOC joining legal appeal of coal mine

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is welcoming the Department of Conservations decision to join the appeal of the Te Kuha coal mine project. Read more »

Mycoplasma Bovis Action Group Formed in Southland

Press Release – MASS

Mycoplasma Bovis Action Group Formed in Southland Farmers, Veterinarians and industry stakeholders from around the Southland region have come together to form MASS (Mycoplasma bovis Action & Support Southland). The objective is to provide a voice to those … Read more »

EQC Repaired House Sales Need Legal Clarification

Press Release – Ali Jones

Any and all houses that have had EQC repairs should not be allowed to be sold until they are signed off as complete and correctly repaired. Read more »

E-cigarettes now available in leading supermarkets

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Some major supermarkets across Aotearoa are now selling e-cigarettes. Meanwhile excise tax on tobacco products have increased by a further 10 percent this month. Read more »

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