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Fidget Spinners Can’t Get Cheaper

Press Release – 2 Cheap Cars

The company that imports the most used cars into New Zealand is now trying its hand at another import fidget spinners. The only difference is the new craze device will be given away free. The fidget spinner obsession has been sweeping Auckland … Read more »

New Look for Māori Food & Drinks Business Kono

Press Release – KONO NZ

Kono, a food and drinks business based in Te Tau Ihu (the top of South Island) has today launched a new look. Read more »

Queenstown Airport – New Car Parking Options Available

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

New airport car parking options available as Queenstown Airports Park and Ride gets underway Read more »

Cost of Building a Home in NZ Rises 3.5%

Press Release – QV Valuations

The latest QV costbuilder data shows the average cost of building a new home in New Zealands four largest cities has risen on average by 3.5% in the year to May 2017 and a total of 25.5% since the previous peak of 2007. QVcostbuilder is an arm of … Read more »

RDI – Reading Receives $36.6MM related to NZ/Oz Properties

Press Release – Reading International

Reading International (NASDAQ: RDI) announced it has received US$36.6MM in cash related to two properties, its Courtenay Central entertainment themed retail center (ETRC) in Wellington, New Zealand and Reading’s formerly owned large Burwood development … Read more »

Strong advertising growth on SEEK continues across NZ

Press Release – SEEK

The latest SEEK data has revealed there were 7.9 per cent more new job ads on SEEK this May than the same period last year. Read more »

Emergency closure SH1 south of Kawakawa

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists there will be a short closure of State Highway 1 south of Kawakawa later this morning to recover a truck after an incident yesterday. Read more »

First home buyers urged to get their house in order

Press Release – Canstar

With reports of house prices plateauing in some areas, including Auckland, could the moment first home buyers have been waiting for arrived? Read more »

HiFX Morning Update, June 23 2017

Press Release – HiFX

The NZD made gains across the board yesterday after the RBNZ gave a relatively upbeat assessment of the NZ economy and outlook at its Official Cash Rate meeting. The OCR remained at 1.75%, as universally expected, the RBNZ said house price inflation had … Read more »

Government announces false solution for tyre woes

Press Release – Product Stewardship Council

After rejecting an industry-designed workable product stewardship scheme for end of life tyres, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today the government would allocate $19 million taxpayer dollars into a false solution instead – most of the … Read more »

Katie Milne Breaks the Oldest Ceiling in Kiwi Farming

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Katie Milne Breaks the Oldest Ceiling in Kiwi Farming NZ First is delighted to celebrate Katie Milne becoming the first women President of Federated Farmers in its long history. Katie Milne is a brilliant choice for Feds, says New Zealand First Spokesperson … Read more »

Wool Values Ease

Press Release – New Zealand Wool Services International

New Zealand Wool Services International Limiteds General Manager, Mr John Dawson reports that the North Island offering this week, made up predominantly of short coarse second shear wools compared to the more varied South Island longer selection … Read more »

Claire Austin appointed to Health Workforce NZ

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Director-General of Health, Chai Chuah, is delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Austin as the new Group Manager – Health Workforce New Zealand. Read more »

Twice caught vineyard labour contractor penalised $25,000

Press Release – MBIE

A vineyard labour contractor has been penalised $25,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a labour inspector found they failed to meet their obligation to keep employment records for a second time. Read more »

The rise of apartment living in Nelson

Press Release – Home Living Solutions

Steady weather, access to stunning beaches and a currently booming local economy – Nelson is fast becoming the ideal location for those looking to move into low-maintenance homes. Read more »

Federated Farmers elects first woman national president

Press Release – Federated Farmers

West Coast dairy farmer Katie Milne is the new Federated Farmers National President- becoming the first woman in the Federations 118-year history to hold the presidency. Read more »

Kaikoura slip clearance half-way mark reached

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Transport Minister Simon Bridges says a major milestone has been reached this week in the Governments effort to restore road and rail links to Kaikoura, with work crews estimating that the half-way point has been reached in the massive job of clearing … Read more »

Recycling tyres into the built environment

Press Release – Scion

Three Scion research projects to recycle waste tyres into useful products are making good progress with investment from the Governments Waste Minimisation Fund (WMF). Around 5 million tyres are disposed of each year in New Zealand. Some 30 per cent … Read more »

World of wearable tech showcased in new infographic

Press Release – Callaghan Innovation

World of wearable tech showcased in new infographic Callaghan Innovation today launched the second product in a new Infographics Series, which it hopes will demystify key technology areas and raise awareness of the opportunities that these technologies … Read more »

Bonamia ostreae response update

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

The first week of operational activity to remove flat oysters from Big Glory Bay, Stewart Island is ahead of schedule. Read more »

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