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Recycling Temporarily Stockpiled

Press Release – Hurunui District Council

The Hurunui District Council is storing as much recycling as possible following an announcement by the regions Material Recovery Facility, that it will be suspending its recycling sorting operations. Although kerbside collections will continue as … Read more »

Essential Repair To Be Completed Over Brynderwyn Hills On SH1

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is moving to complete an essential road repair on the south side of the Brynderwyns Hills to ensure the safety and resilience of State Highway 1 to Northland. The northbound passing lane has been closed and the road … Read more »

Charter Flight Arranged By Chimu Adventures Brings Stranded Kiwis Home From South America

Press Release – Chimu Adventures

Auckland 3rdnd April 2020, Chimu Adventures is pleased to announce that on 3rd April 2020 at 0630 local time, a LATAM aircraft chartered by Chimu Adventures landed in Sydney carrying 136 Australians and 8 New Zealanders. The New Zealanders onboard … Read more »

First Air New Zealand Repatriation Flight Takes Off For Frankfurt

Press Release – Air New Zealand

The first of several flights Air New Zealand is operating for the German Government to repatriate stranded German nationals has departed Auckland International Airport. An Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300 departed Auckland at 4.30pm for Frankfurt via Vancouver … Read more »

Significant Milestone For Warkworth To Wellsford Transport Corridor Project

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has completed the work necessary for a designation of land to be put in place for a future transport corridor between Warkworth and Wellsford. Auckland Council has formally accepted the Notice of Requirement and resource … Read more »

Intueri Shareholders Seek Summary Judgment

Press Release – Adina Thorn

Former shareholders of Intueri Education Group Limited have today filed legal proceedings in the Auckland High Court against some of the former directors of the company and the promoters of its initial public offering in April 2014: Australian-listed company, … Read more »

Potential Traps For Businesses In Government Bailout?

Press Release – DLA Piper

I want to start with applause for the Governments wage subsidy; its a great lifeline for business and employees, 580,000 of them at last count. But a package designed to ease anxiety itself contains anxieties. The provisions need clarity. … Read more »

New Zealand’s Apple And Pear Harvest Continues Under Strict Rules

Press Release – New Zealand Apples and Pears

Like many other horticulture sectors, the 2020 harvest of New Zealands apple, pear and nashi crop is well underway, with more than 14,000 workers harvesting around 600,000 tonnes of fruit destined for domestic and global consumers, and for processing. … Read more »

Face Masks And COVID-19 – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

  To mask or not to mask? Between contradictory headlines, many are confused about whether face masks help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to make an announcement about … Read more »

Northpower Fibre Waives Fibre Wholesale Costs For Student Households Without Broadband

Press Release – Northpower

Northpower Fibre will waive its monthly wholesale connection charges for families with school-aged children living in homes without broadband connectivity on its ultra-fast fibre network. The waiver will be in place for six months says Northpower Fibre Chief … Read more »

Watch Yourself Online During Lockdown, Because Others Are Watching You More

Press Release – DLA Piper

DLA Pipers NZ cybersecurity lead, Nick Valentine says keep your guard up. Its a sad fact of human nature that just as were all pulling together to defeat this coronavirus, others are waging war against us online. Sophisticated hackers smell … Read more »

Further measures to support businesses

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help companies facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and keep New Zealanders in jobs. Read more »

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