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Auckland’s Southern Motorway reopens but expect delays

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says all lanes are open again after a serious crash on Aucklands Southern Motorway, but motorists can expect delays until traffic clears. Read more »

Bitcoin Is The Religion, But Ripple Would Pack Higher Return

Press Release – ThinkMarkets

Investors looking to venture into the cryptocurrency market may want to set their sights on buying alternative crypto assets as opposed to just buying Bitcoin. Bitcoin is coming off of an all-time high of just under $20,000 and currently trades at a … Read more »

Serious crash closes Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says a serious crash is blocking southbound lanes on Aucklands Southern Motorway. Read more »

Call for review of the whitebait fishery

Press Release – Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board

An open call to undertake an interdepartmental review of the whitebait fishery and associated issues Read more »

Global Rolls-Royce engine issue – Air NZ update three

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has now completed the engine checks required this week as part of a global inspection of some Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. Read more »

Jones has explaining to do on Provincial Fund

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A reviews finding that MBIE officials failed to do basic background checks on the people behind the proposed waste-to-energy scheme is exactly what wed expect from Mr Jones $3 billion slush fund, Nationals Regional Development Spokesperson … Read more »

NZ’s first offshore observatories inside our largest fault

Press Release – GNS Science

New Zealands first offshore observatories are now recording from inside our largest fault Two world-class subseafloor observatories are now operating at the northern Hikurangi subduction zone where the Pacific Plate dives beneath the North Island, … Read more »

A Winter More Intriguing in Dunedin

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Take a journey to Where the Wild Things Are Dunedin, New Zealand, 20 April, 2018: Dunedin is beckoning visitors to experience a winter more intriguing this year and discover the many natural and urban wonders of this beautiful and quirky southern … Read more »

Processes to be strengthened

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Provincial Development Unit (PDU) administering the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is strengthening its systems and processes for assessing and approving requests for funding following an internal review, Provincial Development Unit head Nigel Bickle … Read more »

Ingenico seeks clearance to acquire Paymark

Press Release – Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has received a clearance application from Ingenico Group SA (Ingenico) to acquire 100% of the shares in Paymark Limited (Paymark). Read more »

Disruption to some NZ Bus services

Press Release – Auckland Transport

Disruption to some NZ Bus services Strike action scheduled for next week involving drivers for NZ Bus has been withdrawn by First Union and Tramways Union. Read more »

Science Deadline – This Week in Sci-Tech

Press Release – Science Media Centre NZ

Minister for Research, Science and Innovation Megan Woods and Revenue Minister Stuart Nash have released a discussion document on a proposed Research and Development tax incentive. Read more »

Time To Get Tough With Tax Dodging Transnationals

Press Release – CAFCA

For several years now the New Zealand media have drawn attention to the scandalously low amount of tax paid in this country by some of the biggest transnational corporations (TNCs) in the world, particularly the digital economy giants such as Apple, Google, … Read more »

Dunedin to host biggest TRENZ activity afternoon ever

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Dunedin will host hundreds of influential international tourism marketers next month as they are treated to an afternoon of exciting activities, ranging from an off-road Otago Peninsula wildlife safari to a tour of the Speights Brewery and high tea … Read more »

Expect delays on SH2 near Te Puna this weekend

Press Release – NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says road users can expect delays on State Highway 2 between Clarke Road and Te Puna Road this Saturday between 6am and 6pm. Read more »

Rotorua plan proactive and progressive

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is backing Rotorua Lakes Councils plan for a multimillion dollar redevelopment of the Rotorua lakefront which aims to put it on a par with other internationally-renowned waterfronts. Read more »

Are women the masters of mobiles?

Press Release – Canstar

Are women the masters of mobiles? Auckland, 20 April 2018. The old stereotype of women relying on their phones more than men may ring true if the latest Canstar Blue data is anything to go by. The latest survey of 4,643 Kiwis reveals that 45% of woman … Read more »

Twyford misleads on rail again

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Transport Minister Phil Twyford has once again misled New Zealand over his plans to fund transport projects, National Party Transport Spokesperson, Jami-Lee-Ross says. Read more »

Queenstown Airport monthly passenger report

Press Release – Queenstown Airport

The total number of passengers travelling through the terminal increased by 15% compared with last year to 198,983 passengers in March. Read more »

Ruapehu long-term plan clear-sighted and sensible

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

Tourism Industry Aotearoa is commending the Ruapehu District Council for its clear-sighted recognition of the current and future value of tourism to the region and for preparing for the growth opportunities that tourism offers. Read more »

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