Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Bunker oil recovered after small leak from tanker

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Authorities were today sweeping beaches in the Whangarei Harbour for residual traces of oil after successfully containing and recovering the bulk of a small leak linked to an overseas tanker at the Marsden Pt oil refinery. Read more »

Updates on oil slick at Marsden Point

Press Release – Refining NZ

Further updates will be issued to the Refining NZ Facebook page as and when new details comes to hand. Read more »

Tourist safety tags won’t lower toll, says safety campaigner

Press Release – The Dog and Lemon Guide

Steering wheel tags with road safety tips for visiting drivers will do little or nothing to lower the tourist road toll, says a prominent road safety campaigner. Read more »

InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

Press Release – Crowne Plaza Queenstown

InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock Read more »

Tender for sale of Health Precinct property

Press Release – Christchurch Central Development Unit

Progress in the Health Precinct has taken a significant step forward as the Crown releases a Request for Tender for the purchase of the property at 36-44 Oxford St, says Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs. Read more »

New building for Tetra Pak at Waikato Innovation Park

Press Release – Waikato Innovation Park

Waikato Innovation Park has signed an agreement with existing tenant, Tetra Pak, to construct a custom-built national headquarters on its Hamilton East campus. The new building will be the fourth constructed on the Parks campus since it opened … Read more »

NetHui 2015: Save the date

Press Release – InternetNZ

New Zealand’s favourite Internet event will take place at SkyCity in Auckland on July 8-10 and once again .the call has gone out to the Internet community for ideas on how to make this the best NetHui yet. Read more »

Renewable electricity generation continues to rise

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today published the September quarter 2014 edition of the New Zealand Energy Quarterly. Read more »

NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

Press Release – Conventions and Incentives NZ

The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealands business events industry association. Read more »

Infant formula body applauds new export labelling standard

Press Release – Infant Nutrition Council

The Infant Nutrition Council applauds the implementation of a new standard for the labelling of infant formula exports from New Zealand, says Chief Executive Jan Carey. Read more »

Be Prepared, Check in with Your GP

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

A surge of people using emergency departments across the Waikato during the Christmas and New Year period has highlighted a need for the public to be better prepared. Read more »

Proprietors of Wakatū v Attorney-General

Press Release – NZ Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by the Wakat Incorporation, Rore Pat Stafford and Te Khui Ngahuru Trust alleging breaches of trust and fiduciary duty against the Crown. The High Court had also dismissed the claims. Read more »

LPC finalises purchase OF Rolleston inland hub site

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has today (19 December) finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site in Jones Road, Rolleston, for the development of an inland hub. Read more »

Design of Beachville Road Pathway finalised

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board has endorsed a final design for the Beachville Road/Redcliffs Park section of the Christchurch Coastal Pathway. This follows feedback received by the Board from a community workshop held on 16 September 2014. The workshop … Read more »

Quality wines rise to the top

Press Release – Mills Reef Winery

Mills Reef Winery is celebrating exceptional success in a massive Australasian wine challenge that involved the tasting of 10,000 wines, coming away with three of its wines in the resulting Top 40 Best Buy list. Read more »

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan

Press Release – Automobile Association

Government delivers realistic land transport investment plan The AA has welcomed the Government Policy Statement (GPS) on land transport 2015/16 – 2024/25. Read more »

Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rush

Press Release – Colmar Brunton

With the Christmas shopping rush in its final week, new research confirms that Kiwis are increasingly more reliant on technology to shop and are even becoming less resistant to the idea of contactless payment using a mobile phone. Read more »

Entries called for 2015 Science Book Prize

Press Release – Royal Society Of New Zealand

Publishers and authors are now invited to submit their entries for the Royal Society of New Zealand 2015 Science Book Prize. Read more »

Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014

Press Release – Radio Waatea 603 AM

Despite the cracking pace set by Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson, National fell short of its 2014 deadline for completing historic Treaty settlements and quietly extended it to 2017. In Kia Korero Mai, Eruera Morgan talks to Waitangi … Read more »

Three more days to have your say on SH2 safety

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

People who travel along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Bethlehem and Waihi have three more days to fill out a survey and share their thoughts on the route. Read more »

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