Archive for the 'PressRelease' Category

Lisa Owen interviews Tony Blair’s former press secretary

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: You’re back with The Nation, and my next guest is Britain’s most famous political spin doctor. Alastair Campbell was former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s press secretary and confidante. So how does the man who helped mastermind Labour’s landslide … Read more »

Newly Appointed Chief Executive Shares Vision

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

IT, innovation and connecting with clients both historic and new underpin the fresh vision for economic development service the Pacific Business Trust. Read more »

Scoot to name a plane for Spirit’s highest form of flattery

Press Release – Scoot

Popular Asian airline Scoots cheeky ribbing of controversial US budget airline Spirit is reaching new heights with a plan to name its new Boeing 787 aircraft Inspiring Spirit. Read more »

Q + A – Sunday April 19

Press Release – TVNZ

1. The Government is in negotiations with iwi leaders over water rights what do Maori really want? Michael Parkin interviews Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. Read more »

Minister calls for phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser today led a coalition of governments calling for the phase-out of subsidies to fossil fuels in the lead-up to a major climate conference in Paris. New Zealand, along with Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, … Read more »

Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Press Release – Ballance Farm Environment awards

Table Hill farmers Dave and Janene Divers have won the Supreme title in the 2015 Otago Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA). Read more »

Digital Storytelling for Entrepreneurs

Press Release – Kiwa

Mori Development Minister Hon Te Ururoa Flavell helped celebrate the achievements of five Mori entrepreneurs in Manukau yesterday who are about to hone their digital marketing skills. Read more »

Heritage Auckland Hosts Prestigious Travel Media Awards

Press Release – Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland again hosted New Zealands top travel media in the Grand Tearoom this week for the Cathay Pacific Travcom travel writer and travel photographer of the year awards. Read more »

KiwiRail can’t outsource responsibility

Press Release – First Union

The government must guarantee New Zealanders that Chinese engineers working on KiwiRails locomotives are at least receiving the minimum wage says Rail and Maritime Transport Union spokesperson Todd Valster. Read more »

This weekend on The Nation 18 & 19 April 2015

Press Release – The Nation

A rare interview with Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf about the impact of the international economic recovery on New Zealand and the main opportunities and threats now facing the country. Read more »

May maintenance for refinery

Press Release – Refining NZ

Process units at Refining NZ will begin shutting down for three weeks of planned maintenance starting Saturday 2 May. Read more »

Air NZ to fly over 650,000 more domestic seats in FY16

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand will increase its total domestic capacity by more than 650,000 seats in the coming financial year. Read more »

Chinese rail engineers have a right to NZ conditions

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Chinese rail engineers currently working in New Zealand are being short-changed their rightful wage entitlements under New Zealand labour law, the Council of Trade Unions said today. Read more »

Disability support services data released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Data released today about the use of Ministry of Health-funded disability support services will help ensure that disabled New Zealanders are receiving the best services, says Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga. Read more »

Biosecurity rethink a long time coming

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Government has opened New Zealands borders to biosecurity risks and its rethinking of bag screening at airports is an admission of failure, Labours Primary Industries spokesperson Damien OConnor says. Read more »

First Central City transport project complete

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Changes that make it easier for travellers to get into the Central City are one step closer to reality with the road works at Hagley / Moorhouse Corner finishing today. This is the first transport project delivered as part of the joint Christchurch City … Read more »

Chinese rail workers must be paid minimum wage

Press Release – New Zealand Government

KiwiRail must immediately stop further Chinese engineers from working here until they can guarantee they are being paid the New Zealand minimum wage, Labours MP for Hutt South Trevor Mallard says. Read more »

Expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty

Press Release – NZ Transport Agency

Plan ahead and expect delays when travelling in the Bay of Plenty Motorists are advised to drive with care and allow extra time when travelling around the Bay of Plenty during the school holidays as work on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) and … Read more »

Survey – Aucklanders willing to pay for better transport

Press Release – NZCID

Survey findings demonstrate Aucklanders are willing to pay for better transport services and reduced congestion Read more »

ED treatment campaign from NZ wins global marketing award

Press Release – Trio Communications

A ground-breaking New Zealand marketing campaign for an erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment which resulted in a 437 percent increase in sales volume in less than six months has been named The Most Innovative Global OTC (over-the-counter) Marketing … Read more »

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