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August New Vehicle Registrations Still in High Gear

Press Release – Motor Industry Association

The new vehicle market continues to defy general economic indicators with sales in August up 10% on August 2014 and delivering a steady 5% growth for the year to date. Read more »

Young Hort winner calls for primary industry diversification

Press Release – Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture Education Trust

The downturn in prices confronting dairy farmers is a timely reminder to those in horticulture to consider crop diversification now, while kiwifruit, pipfruit and wine exports are booming . Read more »

Information sessions for proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

People interested in Christchurch City Council’s proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw have two opportunities to attend public information sessions about it before the consultation closes on 21 September. Read more »

Govt must not backpedal on cycle safety

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to follow through with a recommendation from the Cycling Safety Panel to protect people who cycle with mandatory safe passing distances. Read more »

SeaDragon Chair, CEO and CFO to invest up to $300,000

Press Release – SeaDragon

SeaDragon , New Zealands largest refiner and blender of high-quality, internationally-certified concentrated fish oils and fractions, is delighted to announce that its Chairman Colin Groves, its Chief Executive Officer Richard Alderton and its Chief Financial … Read more »

Good news for Wellington’s economy

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellingtons economy is flourishing with figures for the middle of the year showing strong performance across a range of sectors including retail, house sales and accommodation. Read more »

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre

Press Release – EPMU

NZ Post determined to close Christchurch call centre New Zealand Post has shown a complete unwillingness to compromise or consider any factor other than money in the proposed closure of its Christchurch call centre, in a letter to the Engineering, … Read more »

A big week for cows and coconuts

Press Release – Tommy and James Ltd

Youre living under a Central Otago rock if you dont know Lewis Road is rolling out across the South Island later this week — but thats not the only chocolate milk to hit the mainland — and this ones even dairy–free. Read more »

Gull Keeps Petrol Prices Low: Major players hike prices

Press Release – Gull Petroleum

Gull Keeps Petrol Prices Low: Major players hike prices Gull notes that at least one major oil company has today hiked the price of regular fuel back up above $2. David Bodger, General Manager, Gull New Zealand says Gull is about providing value … Read more »

Report highlights National’s poor funding decisions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Governments poor coordination between its transport strategy and the needs of the regions has been highlighted in a new report by Local Government New Zealand, Labours Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says. Read more »

Candidates announced

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Freshwater anglers and gamebird hunters are being urged to make sure they are on Fish & Games electoral roll for next months regional council elections. Read more »

Seafood New Zealand applauds MPI operation

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

Seafood New Zealand applauds the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) for its work in what must have been a difficult and complex investigation into black market fishing and trading in Hawkes Bay, says Chief Executive Tim Pankhurst. Read more »

New Zealand’s Largest Home BuilderExpands In Auckland

Press Release – Mike Greer Homes

Mike Greer Homes, New Zealands largest home builder, is doubling its capacity in the dynamic Auckland market. Read more »

Coromandel townships make ultra-fast broadband fund long lis

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

The Coromandel’s five most populous towns have made the Government’s long list to potentially receive funding for ultra-fast broadband. Read more »

New rules bring double-deckers to our cities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New rules that allow buses, including double-deckers, to carry more people will ramp up the public transport offering in our cities, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss say. Changes to the Vehicle Dimensions … Read more »

Leading winemakers announce partnership with Kinross

Press Release – Kinross Cottages

Renowned New Zealand winemakers Hawkshead, Valli, Domaine Thompson, Wild Irishman and Soho have formed an exclusive wine partnership with Gibbstons Kinross Cottages and General Store. Read more »

Record number of visitors triggers hike in Kiwi hotel prices

Press Release – Hotels.com

With the tourism industry in New Zealand riding on a wave of unprecedented growth, the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI) has revealed the average price paid by all travellers, both international and domestic, for a hotel room in … Read more »

‘Startup Weekend’ to kickstart local entrepreneurs

Press Release – Northland Inc

No talk, all action is the catch phrase for Whangareis first Startup Weekend, which kicks off in less than three weeks time. The Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event which takes participants through the real life experience of creating … Read more »

NZ Aged Care Association welcomes Bupa

Press Release – NZACA

The countrys largest provider of aged residential care has joined the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA). Read more »

Discussion document on proposed engine fuel changes released

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MBIE has today released a discussion document proposing a range of changes to the Engine Fuels Specifications Regulations 2011. Read more »

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