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Auckland Transport appoints new Chief Executive

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport has appointed Shane Ellison as its new Chief Executive. Read more »

Green light from Responsible Investment Association

Press Release – Kiwi Wealth

Kiwi Wealths KiwiSaver Scheme investment funds have each been independently certified by Australasias leading certifier of responsible investors, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). Read more »

Roys Peak Track access upgrade to begin shortly

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Department of Conservation (DOC) will be extending and sealing the tracks car park while Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) widens the road to make it safer for vehicles using the car park. Read more »

Going, going, gone! $280,000 donated to Big Buddy

Press Release – GJ Gardner

Going, going, gone! Two G.J. Gardner Homes one in Hamilton and one in Pukekohe – went under the hammer and have sold with all profits and capital gains going to Big Buddy – a New Zealand charity that partners fatherless boys with a positive male … Read more »

Road Open/Closure Update – Plan Your Travel

Press Release – NCTIR

Please find to follow an update to help you plan your travel. As the area is still fragile, please check www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic or call 0800 4 HIGHWAYS (0800 44 44 49) for real time information before you travel as the following could change. Read more »

HiFX Data Update – NZ Q2 Current Account Release

Press Release – HiFX

The NZ Current Account Balance for Q2 2017 has just been released. The Current Account Deficit was better than expected (smaller deficit): Current Account Balance Q2 $618 mio Deficit (Consensus $870 mio Deficit) Current Account Balance (seasonally adjusted) … Read more »

Labour will get tough on loan sharks

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will take a tough stance on loan sharks and make sure that the Commerce Commission is properly resourced to protect Kiwi consumers, says Labours Consumer Affairs spokesperson Michael Wood. Read more »

Tourism spurs services surplus to a record $1.3 billion

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

20 September 2017 – New Zealands current account deficit narrowed to $1.6 billion in the June 2017 quarter, Stats NZ said today. This smaller deficit was due to a record high $1.3 billion services surplus and a smaller primary income deficit. Read more »

H&M opening date confirmed for Queensgate Shopping Centre

Press Release – Queensgate Shopping Centre

H&M, one of the worlds largest fashion retailers, will open its first Wellington store in Queensgate Shopping Centre on Thursday, 26 October 2017. H&M will be spread over two levels in Queensgates Centre Court, occupying approximately 2,700m2 … Read more »

Housing Costs Key To Determining The Future You

Press Release – Kiwi Wealth

Pay now or pay later the cost of housing in retirement is the number one factor that will determine how much money Kiwis will need to have saved by the time they stop working, Kiwi Wealth says. Read more »

Two New Executives Join Growing Solarcity Team

Press Release – SolarCity

20 September 2017 – solarcity has made two new appointments with Mikal Todd taking up the role of Chief Information Officer and Karen Sharp as Head of Customer Experience. Read more »

Elderly tenants take Tāmaki Regeneration to the High Court

Press Release – Niki Eviction

Two days before the 2017 General Election, state housing advocates and supporters will march and assemble at the Auckland High Court where the appeal of Ioela Niki Rauti will be heard. Read more »

Delays at intersection of Moorhouse/Madras, Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are urging motorists to exercise patience following a crash at the intersection of Moorhouse Avenue and Madras Street. Read more »

Fuel shortage highlights need for better public transport

Press Release – Green Party

Decades of underinvestment in Aucklands public transport and minimal uptake of electric vehicles under National are being highlighted by the looming petrol shortage, the Green Party said today. If more Aucklanders had access to reliable trains, … Read more »

Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The numbers of online job advertisements were steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in August 2017 and 10.0 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

Sudima Hotels & Resorts Wins Environmental Tourism Award

Press Release – Sudima Hotels

Sudima Hotels & Resorts has been exalted by its industry at this years New Zealand Tourism Awards, claiming the prestigious Environmental Tourism Award, which is sponsored by The Department of Conservation. The prize enhances an already gleaming … Read more »

Award entrants encourage others to put their hands up

Press Release – Farm Environment Trust

Entering the Ballance Farm Environment Awards has been a great learning and development experience for new Kaitaia farmers Gay Pembroke and Mark Corby. Read more »

Law Firm Simpson Grierson Wins White Camellia Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Law firm Simpson Grierson took out the top award at the White Camellia Awards which were presented by the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House tonight. Read more »

Chapman Tripp Advises on Opus Takeover

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

20 September 2017 – Chapman Tripp acted for WSP Global on its full takeover of New Zealand infrastructure company, Opus International Consulting. Read more »

A dedicated team and a new online B2C platform

Press Release – IDNZ Bespoke Journeys

ID New Zealand is thrilled to announce the launch of a dedicated Bespoke Journeys team and a new online B2C platform idnzbespokejourneys.com to support their extended direct to customer service offering for premium travel in New Zealand Read more »

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